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About 555 East
The restaurant offers superior prime beef, an award-winning wine list, and a classic, yet comfortable ambiance reflecting a timeless American steakhouse.
Long Beach, CA 90802
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Monday: 5:30 - 10:00pm, Tuesday & Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Piano: Thursday - Saturday: 7:00pm - close
Long Beach Passport
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
555 East is located in the heart of Long Beach. Private and semi-private dining rooms provide a classic and comfortable backdrop for entertaining large and small groups alike. The restaurant offers a variety of customized lunch, dinner and reception menus to suit your occasion and budget.
555 East Ratings and Reviews
My wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary here last night. One of the draws to this steakhouse was the fact that an online menu showed that tomahawk chops were on the menu. Can't describe the disappointment when we opened our menus and there no longer was a tomahawk on the menu. After some explanation from our server, it appears that the restaurant decided to go a different route and now offers different cuts of steak priced by the ounce. My wife and I started the tomahawk tradition last year, but since we weren't about to make it to Las Vegas, this was our other option. While we were disappointed that we couldn't keep that tradition going here, the 27 ounce chateaubriand satisfied our meat craving. While not quite as tasty as the chateaubriand from Sir Winston's aboard the Queen Mary, our chateaubriand was cooked exactly the way we like it. We opted for a side of asparagus and garlic mash to accompany our meal. Since we came expecting to eat a tomahawk, we purposely arrived at the restaurant very hungry and had no problem at all finishing our entire meal. The chateaubriand, sides, salad, and crab bisque was all gone. The restaurant did take very special note that we were celebrating an anniversary and we were greeted by our server as such. Our meal ended with a complimentary chocolate cake.
All in all it wasn't exactly what we expected, but we were content enough with our meal that we would consider returning again.
Our server was great but I felt she was overwhelmed with tables. She asked if we wanted another round of drinks and we told her we were not ready yet and minutes later she served us another round. I wanted wine and not another cocktail but felt bad telling her. I wrote on the reservations we were celebrating a graduation and dessert would be nice but none was served, we had to order. This is the 2nd time this has happened. I have had reservations at Mastros for birthdays and when noted we were given dessert. Simple things like this show the extra effort. We were given the wrong check but again I feel the server was just given too many tables not her fault at all. Over all I will be returning.
We arrived on time but were seated 40 minutes late, not a good start. Service throughout the the meal was slow, but at least it was efficient. We ordered the table side Cesar salad for two and were told the cart was broken. Cesar salad was brought from the kitchen with a few anchovies tossed on top not mixed properly. Our steaks arrived cooked medium rare but to salty, the garlic mashed potatoes didn't have any garlic flavor at all. I have been coming to 555 when ever I am Long Beach for over 25 years and this is the first time I have been disappointed. I will try 555 again when I return to Long Beach hopefully this was just a one time glitch.
Really enjoyed our meal , the ambience and the service. This is a fine dining Steak House with a very classic nice ambience. We ordered Filet and the Sea Bass all of which were cooked perfectly and overall great, including the garlic-spinach and potato sides. Look forward to returning.
If you want a quiet place either for romantic or business discussion this is not the place. It is a very neat restaurant, a throw back to the old days of classic restaurants. Our service was great and the drinks too. Based on the menu this is a quality steak house unfortunately our steaks were just average which was disappointing to say the lease.
As several other reviewers had previously mentioned, the management of this restaurant needs to improve the service staffing and/or attentiveness. Our party was seated at our table for 30 minutes before anyone came over to check on us and order drinks. The two tables near us that were seated shortly after us were in the same boat. Luckily, we were having a good discussion among ourselves so didn't mind sitting so long. It's a good way to lose customers. The overall ambiance is nice and our meals were tasty. We had ribeye steaks and a seafood fettucini.
Very disappointed in their Thanksgiving Dinner. My husband had one piece of turkey (all of 4 bites), whereas I had three; the "garlic" mashed potatoes were runny, & made me wonder if they came from a package; gravy, ok; carrots & green beans were undercooked; "caramelized" roasted sweet potatoes were bland. Only good thing was the salad and bread. Seated right away, then waited for an hour before being served. Waiter offered no explanation of why our food took so long, then didn't ask which desert we would prefer that was included in the cost of the meal. The party of 3 seated across the way from us had bigger servings than we did which left us scratching our heads.
This is a very good restaurant for steak so my rating only reflects their Thanksgiving dinner. In retrospect I should have had a steak!
Our Thanksgiving meal was exceptional. The food was fantastic, our waitress was most accommodating, and we were able to enjoy the holiday in a relaxed, not-rushed environment.
My one request: please put that smoked ham on the menu! It was delicious and some of the best ham we've ever had!
Thank you to all for a great holiday experience.
The in-laws are in town and are able to watch our 2-year old for us for the evening. Great experience for a fine steakhouse in Long Beach! Great service through Lisa! Amazing recommendation on our wine paring for our main course. My wife order the 6 oz. filet mignon, cooked medium. It was cooked perfectly, even though I don’t have have mine cooked that way, it was still delicious and delicate. I had the bone in 30 day dry aged rib eye, 23 oz. (wasn’t able to polish it off, so I took home the left overs). The rib eye was incredible! Haven’t had much dry aged steaks but I do have to say that there was definitely a difference in flavor and texture. Highly recommend this place and if Lisa is working that night to help you out with your experience, then your definitely have yourself an amazing night!
It was our Wedding night, and we were treated like royalty. We were seated in a small room, and it felt like there wasn't an employee we passed who didn't congratulate us. We were so tired, but the food, ambiance, and service were all excellent. So grateful that we decided to go there for this special night and create such a joyous memory.
Everything was “ok”. The food was fine, the service was fine, the cocktails were fine...nothing great, nothing bad.
The Caesar salad table side (list as ‘made for two’) was $12. When the bill came I saw they wrote (for 2) and proceeded to charge $24. Not a huge deal, but really annoyed me.
If fine is fine, this is fine.
If you want excellent, head to Mastros!
It pains me to give them 3 stars. This has been my favorite steak house for over 10 yrs. Management has made a critical error in the menu selection process. The steaks are still great. However they hired there own butcher which is fine. Aged beef is now ordered price per ounce. Problem is you have to send waiter away to see what sizes are still available and figure out price. We found out they only have few selections of each. WIFE was forced to get a bigger steak than she would ever order. Up-sale and frustrating to say least. She would never order 28 oz porterhouse. A steakhouse of this caliber and only a cpl smaller steaks are you kidding me? Brad had to go back to kitchen 3 times cking how much our dinner would be once he figured out what was still available. We normally buy $1000.00 gift card every yr. Thinking not this yr. Service has gotten worse although not waiters fault, he's running like crazy between each table. Others we talked with said same, probaly won't be back. It saddens me to say maybe Mastros is a better option. Hope you fix this 555.
I had been to 555 once before years ago with my parents. And decided to bring my boyfriend for his birthday this week. Hoping that it was still as amazing as I remembered(since I kept telling him t was amazing). Let me tell you, they did not disappoint!! From the valet guys to the hostess and our waitress. Everyone was so nice and friendly, they really added to the overall experience. Then there is the food, amazing all around. We ordered the braised meatballs as an appetizer, and OMG they were literally some of the best things I’ve ever eaten! Highly recommend them! Perfectly cooked steaks and sides. My boyfriend loved his ribeye and I loved my filet. The sides we got Mac and cheese, creamed corn and sautéed mushrooms. All delicious! For dessert they gave my boyfriend a complimentary creme brûlée which I ate lol he’s more a chocolate guy. We had ordered the chocolate soufflé ahead of time because it takes like 30 mins to make. And it was amazing my boyfriend devoured it! Overall an amazing experience we will definitely be back for other special occasions!
Very good meal, great service. You go there for steaks, so get them, its the right thing to order. Not inexpensive, but worth it. Service was great, waitress (Bobbie) there on a constant, but not intrusive, basis, filling up water glasses, etc. She did a great job opening a difficult cork in a bottle of wine, knew her stuff, knew the menu and steered us right. Booth was comfortable. Noise level is moderate, not super quiet but we could hold a conversation.
I asked for no salt on my steak and, unlikely too many places, they honored that.
Baked potato is HUGE.
No corkage charge so bring your own wines, they welcome that.
Recommend going there.
This was a second time at 555 East. The chateaubriand is amazing. We got the 30 ounces and divided it four ways. The potato was big enough to split four ways as well. I would say pass on the butter cake and get it from CPK. It is much better there. Also, the caesar salad dressing was not very creamy...Not sure it was worth the tableside version or the kitchen version which is $2 less.
All in all is was a good experience. Make sure the restaurant doesn't put you on a corner table. The servers kept hitting my bag and the bag of my friend, all night long...
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