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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.

555 East Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
American, Steak

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

Cross Street:
Linden Ave.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(562) 437-0626

Website:
http://www.555east.com/

Entertainment:
Piano: Thursday - Saturday: 7:00pm - close

Public Transit:
Long Beach Passport

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

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

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (85)
Good for a Date (68)
Good for Anniversaries (65)
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Business Meals (56)
Romantic (51)
Notable Wine List (40)
Good for Birthdays (39)
Worth the Drive (33)
Fit for Foodies (30)
Neighborhood Gem (30)
Authentic (27)
Cozy (24)
Handcrafted Cocktails (23)
Good for Groups (21)
Bar Seating (20)
Pre/post Theatre (19)
Quiet Conversation (17)
Great for Lunch (16)
Fun (14)
Casual (13)
Comfort Food (13)
Vibrant Bar Scene (11)
People Watching (10)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Happy Hour (7)
Live Music (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Paleo Friendly (6)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Great for Brunch (3)
Great Beer (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Live Sports (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Seasonal (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Healthy (2)
Scenic View (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Tapas (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Waterfront (1)
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 2 days ago

Never disappointed. Steaks succulent. Service attentive and I love the MI 6 cocktail.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 2 days ago

Four of us ate there the other night, my second time, and everything was great. The waiter was excellent and attentive and the dry aged Ribeye was terrific. My wife had the Sea Bass and was thrilled. All and all a wonderful time with some friends.....

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 3 days ago

Lobster tails a bit disappointing

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

I've eaten at this restaurant many times and enjoyed it, but this experience was a disappointment. The steak was OK, but not worth the extra money charged for dry aging. The drinks were expensive but not very well-made. The room was cold, but not as cold as the baked potato. Service was friendly, but slow. The restaurant was full, which may explain some of the problems, but if you can't handle a full house you should have fewer tables.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 5 days ago

We celebrated my brother-in-laws birthday...the waiter was just ok, not real outgoing....nothing special. The food was good. We had an extremely obnoxious individual sitting at a table next to us, he was loud and vulgar and did not make for an enjoyable experience.

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 (Richmond)·Dined 5 days ago

Was very loud and hard to carry on a conversation without feeling like you were yelling. Other then that it was a great meal and great steak!

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·Dined on January 10, 2018

The service was excellent. They check on you often and added knowledgeable about the menu items. Their crème brûlée was the best I've ever had.

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·Dined on January 4, 2018

Heard a lot about 555 from people at my hotel and wanted to give it a try. I was not disappointed. Awesome Steak and huge potato. Highly recommend.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 1, 2018

My wife and I love 555. We dine here often. It is within walking distance of our home. Their steaks are wonderful, but not for those who crave low cost dining. 555's cost is commensurate with what you get. These are high end steaks and this is a steakhouse. The space is wonderful. The service is impeccable. We have a particular waiter, Brad, who is terrific. This place is our favorite place in the area, by far.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Dinner was great, as always! Cool old school, East Coasty steakhouse vibe. Leagues ahead of Flemings/mastros/mortons in the food department. Ask to be seated in Rachel’s section.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Service was great. Good atmosphere. The butter cake is awesome, possibly the best dessert I have tasted.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 30, 2017

555 does not disappoint!! Excellent food, great service and old school steakhouse ambiance...PERFECTION!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Always a delight. The best steaks in
Los Angeles.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on December 29, 2017

We have been to 555 East many times over the past 10+ years which has always been great! However for us this was a first at the 555, it was a Thursday night we drove 2 hr's from Palm Springs, we were greeted by a nice hostess, our initial waitress seemed like she couldn't wait to leave, we were then welcomed by a very nice 2nd team (apparently the waitress left?) When our order arrived my steak was cool (must have been sitting awhile?) I let the food runner know, he took it and returned with the same steak that i originally cut into on a sizzling plate this time, except over cooked? I sent my steak back again, I was offered a new steak and kindly declined, our new waiter & waitress and the manager were very apologetic and brought us two complimentary deserts which was very kind. I explained I'm in the hospitality business and I understand stuff happens, unfortunately i was going to cut my losses short, and while the incident was unfortunate we look forward to our next return. Was it new staff members, bad night, the crew was not in sync, who knows? I do know "stuff happens" We purchased a certificate for our next return to show our loyalty to the 555 as we really do enjoy it here, my hope is that management reviews this with the staff to avoid any mishaps in the future, and for anyone who may have had a similar experience, everyone deserves a second chance. Happy holidays.

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·Dined on December 29, 2017

Very nice restaurant, nice ambiance. Our waiter Alex was excellent took very good care of us. The restuarant paid attention to our reservation where I checked off anniversary and provided us with a free creme brulee for desert. They even sat us at a nice corner table where it was not too loud.

As for the food, I ordered the lamb which needed to be cooked more on a couple of chops. I had them cook them more after ordering them medium well but seemed like they put the plate in microwave or something because the sauce was now cooked on the plate and only a couple of chops were more done. The bake potatoe with everything was huge and spinach was good. My husband ordered the porterhouse steak which I could tell he really liked. He said it was great. He got a lobster tail to go along with it, but that just made it too much food, with the steak and loaded bake potatoe. We definitely had food to take home.

The creme brulee was good and we also ordered the butter cake to take home minus the ice cream. Once we got ready to eat the butter cake it was hard as a rock so probably should have at it there.

Overall we had a very good anniversary dinner there and good experience, and I will say it is worth the money, definitely a special occasion type of place. Next time I'll just order steak or seafood, no lamb chops, but we will definitely be back.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We've been a fan for years. They never fail to meet our expectations. The food is amazing and the service is excellent.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 25, 2017

ordered the special of the evening... Wagu Beef...Amazing!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Food was terrible!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Great old school steakhouse. Expensive but worth it!

Tags: Authentic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 22, 2017

Everything was fabulous we enjoyed our meal and the server and busser and manager were all very attentive the food was great! We had a minor issue w the steaks temperature and they took care of us right away!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Extremely loud in the back room. Had to yell across our table. Food was ok but 5x the salt level.

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·Dined on December 19, 2017

From drinks to dessert, to the service and everything in between, it was an awesome time had by all.

Tags: People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Healthy, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Scenic View, Cozy, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Paleo Friendly, Afternoon Coffee, Happy Hour, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Seasonal, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Excellent steak house. Loved the 45 day dry aged steak selection.

Tags: Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 17, 2017

We were seated right at the time of our reservation. The appetizers were excellent as well as our meals and dessert. They have a no corkage fee policy. They also have a wonderful wine list.

Tags: Seasonal, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Live Music, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 17, 2017

A real new york steakhouse experience in California, excellent in everyway.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Food and service were very good, but piano player was very loud.

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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Servers wouldn't pay attention to us. All the other tables around us had plenty of service. The only time we were asked if we needed anything was when our appetizers and food arrived. We had to refill our own wine, the couple dinning next to us had there wine topped off frequently. We felt discriminated.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Wonderful meal, sadly the service was terrible. This was the first bad experience I’ve had here. So don’t let my review scare you away. The food and service are usually second to none.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Like that they have no corkage fees for wine. We did not know and that was a pleasant surprise.

We normally get our steak med rare and the servers discription convinced us to go with medium. Bad mistake. Wife’s was over done and sent back. Rest of us kept hours but was more done that what we like.

Servers were a little hard to get a hold of. Each couple shared a bowl of soup and we had to ask 3 times for extra spoons.

After my wife sent her steak back for being over done, waitress was a little rude, but her descriptions did not match what we got.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Wasn't at all impressed. After spending $500 for 6 people I thought it should have been a fantastic experience. Salad and bread was so so, cream corn was lousy, I was the only one that actually ate it and green giant is better and more flavorful, my steak was ok but I have to say that the steak at Chris & Pitts is actually better. I won't go back. If I was to choose a place such as this, I'd go to the Quiet Woman in Caron Del Mar.

Tags: Casual
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Service as always is professional and courteous, however keeping waters and drinks filled seemed a bit of an issue. The atmosphere is again, as usual on a holiday Friday night, loud. Normally we get a booth but last night that wasn't an option an ended up at a table by the piano. We're older, one person wears hearing aids, it was reminiscent of a school cafeteria in noise level. The food was very good, no "WOW" factors but all reliable, very good. The cold water lobster tails were a bit over cooked, but as a cook, I get how easily that happens. Staff was all very kind. We generally see the manager during our meal, we did not. It was that busy type of night.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Christmas Party

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Service was phenomenal. Our waitress Julia was very friendly and made the experience so pleasant. The food was great! Will be coming back for sure.!

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·Dined on December 15, 2017

I was so looking forward to a good steakhouse. Sadly, my steak was overcooked.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Great restaurant! Our server, Tina was amazing. This has been one of my favorite steakhouses for years!

Tags: Authentic, Bar Seating
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 14, 2017

We live here and it’s always been a favorite place esp for special evenings

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, People Watching
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·Dined on December 11, 2017

We reserved a space for our company party and to our delight, the space we reserved was perfect. We were in an area that was private and that's exactly what I asked for. The food was beyond delicious. Thank you to the waitress, I don't remember her name, but she did a great job.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Authentic
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

It was amazing! Best Meal and Wine List would recommend

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 10, 2017

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.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Live Sports, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 10, 2017

We have been going to 555 for 16 years. We celebrate birthdays as a family in addition to other special occasions. We arrived for our 6:00 pm reservation promptly, which I had made several weeks in advance, and were sat at a rectangle table in the middle of the busiest part of the restaurant near the kitchen doors, there was a round table away from the employee bustle that was much nicer. The waitstaff literally kept running into my chair and purse that hung from it. The nicer table stayed empty the entirety of our visit, by the way! The piano player was terrible and the piano was LOUD! We could not hear one another or ourselves speak, for that matter. The food came out and my sons steak was cooked incorrectly so they took it back in the kitchen to cook the same steak more! It took 15 minutes! It was overcooked when they brought it back. He left it there and didn’t eat it. Then we did not get our sides until we were done with our meals! We ordered creamed corn, which was runny, sunchokes, and sautéed mushrooms. Not a single person at the table enjoyed their food. The lobster was cold, the bearnaise sauce was cold, the steaks were mediocore at best. The waitress “felt bad” and offered our party of 8 four free desserts. The waitress even forgot one of the desserts when those finally came out! She laughed and said “oops, I left the cheesecake in the window”! I asked that the sides be taken off the bill as well and they obliged. The manager never once came up to our table. The total for this bill was $660 with tip. The worst money I have ever spent at a restaurant. I feel like I was completely ripped off. I am more than happy to spend money on a nice meal but we would have had a much better experience at a number of other favorites. We will no longer choose to dine at 555.

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