Parkers' Lighthouse

4.7
4578 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Nestled in Long Beach's Shoreline Village, Parkers' Lighthouse features premium seafood, an award-winning wine list and a full-service patio with unmatched views of the Pacific.

Due to the current health situation, please know we will do our very best to accommodate your requests but cannot guarantee specific seating.

Come by after exploring the Aquarium of the Pacific, or join us for lunch in between meetings at the Long Beach Convention Center - we are within walking distance of both. Parkers’ Lighthouse is also only a short drive from other local attractions like The Queen Mary and Terrace Theater.

Whether you're in the mood for fresh sushi, our signature mesquite-grilled fresh fish or oysters on the half shell, our extensive menu highlights the many flavors that inspire Southern Californian cuisine.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 4578 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.7
service
4.7
ambience
4.3
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Gmen
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

For obvious reasons the ambiance at Parkers has changed a bit. The menu is getting better and closer to pre-pandemic choices. The service is always very good an the food - considering your somewhat limited choices - is very good as well. I trust as we move further into the summer this will, again, be an excellent choice when looking to eat on the waterfront.

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darlinf
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, first time here loved the food would definitely recommend. Pricey but worth it

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Food
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Mothers Day Dinner

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viplongbeachlove
Los Angeles
24 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good as always, our favorite place for lunch and dinner, the view also it’s very inspiring, our waiter and food were awesome.

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vipRudy
Los Angeles
32 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Great location. Good service but as they got busy it dropped off. Pricey. Pretty limited menu. Not a great value.

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cloud9
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Edward our server/waiter had many tables to take care of but provided us with excellent customer service. Always had a smile on his face and was very attentive. It also helped that he had help with other staff members bringing out the food and drinks. I’m so happy Parker’s lighthouse is open and survived the Pandemic. The food was excellent and drinks on point. I will definitely be coming back!!!!!
Thank you for such wonderful service from beginning to end

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mother’s Day lunch was very nice, the prices could be slightly more reasonable on some items or the portions a little bigger. The food was great and the atmosphere was lovely. Our service was wonderful. I will be looking forward to my next visit.

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kenw
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unbeatable view and location eating out on the patio. Service was spectacular and on par with what I expected from Parker’s. Menu was a bit limited. Half of it was sushi. Ordered the Mother’s Day stroganoff that was creamy and cooked just right. Mixed grill had nice flavor but slightly over cooked. Overall I’d go back for a special occasion

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DelbertS
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great food and atmosphere. Great place for any occasion.

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Elwayfan
Orange County
8 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Made reservations to coincide with enjoying the outdoors and the sunset. Our waiter, Mario, was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Had several suggestions of items on the menu. We even traded off ideas on recipes! This restaurant needs to bring back the oysters Rockefeller and the bar needs to learn how to make rum runners! And if you’re coming to this restaurant on a Friday Saturday or Sunday, be prepared to park a long ways away in a public a lot because the lots near the restaurants and shops are jampacked!

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Melanie
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful time celebrating Mother’s Day with my mom and mother-in-love.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mother’s Day dinner was amazing

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to eat by the water. Went for the Mother’s Day weekend and the staff was more than capable to handle the big crowd. Would highly recommend. Took my family of 4 and the kids loved it.

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BeverlyB
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great. Table was great. Good was delicious. Parker’s Lighthouse has always been a great choice.

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JaniceC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Made a reservation for day before Mother’s Day. Seated on time at a perfect table outside in the shade, looking at the water. Service by Greg was excellent. Food and drinks were amazing. Highly recommend.

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DaynaH
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite places in Long Beach. Great view, food, entertainment, and already great service

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came to have some drinks and a couple of appetizers great place to come and relax and see a beautiful site

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Ralph
Orange County
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Outstanding service and good food. Wine list was comprehensive with some good wine and decent values. Our last minute Open Table reservation allowed us to get seated right away even though there was a line outside. Great window view of the harbor.

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vipShaneJ
Orange County
8 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food2service4ambience3

The wait staff was mostly attentive, but did seem a bit stretched thin. The food was extremely overpriced and too salty to enjoy. We had incredibly loud parties on either side of us on the patio, and the overhead fluorescent lights created anything but a romantic ambiance. It wasn't awful, but it wasn't romantic. And it certainly was not worth the price. $40 stroganoff and a $19 sushi roll that came to the table sitting in a pool of soy sauce. Very odd, and not in a positive way. We left feeling very disappointed.

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Michele
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience2

The front of the house staff was unfriendly. Set the the tone for a rough night. They seemed bothered by my request for a new table and were not accommodating. A more welcoming atmosphere would have made for a better overall experience.

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LisaL
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food snd service! The setting is beautiful. Our table had great city and water views. We can’t wait to go back!

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Nichole
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food2service5ambience5

I was so disappointed with the food. Very tasteless. The ambiance and service were wonderful. I just think for the price, they can do much better on the menu.

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BrandiC
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food2service4ambience4

The lobster club sandwich was disappointing. Instead of a solid/shredded lobster tail, it is served with lobster salad (think tuna salad). I only ate half. The side of french fries that came with it was good.

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JERRYW
Orange County
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great location, food and service

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TammyT
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a treat!!! Sitting on the deck, overlooking the Queen Mary enjoying fabulous food, drink and service. Great shops closeby too. LOVED it and will definitely go back again.

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vipCobra
New York Area
420 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience5

We visited for lunch. We ordered Oysters and some sushi rolls. The Oysters were presented poorly. The food was ok. The one thing I will say is the inside is spotless.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Our waitress was wonderful

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vipMarileeT
Orange County
57 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall2food5service1ambience2

Horrible service. Got the drink order wrong for my friend’s drink...then (after we all waited for a very long time for our meal, and waiter’s attention. He forgot one of our meals. Fortunately the rest of us ate while our food was hot, but we had to wait for her to eat when they finally finished making and brought out her meal. As the server was so disinterested in our comfort and enjoyment it took a while to bring this glaring error to his attention.
The waiter had given us a price for the fresh catch...when we (finally) got the bill we discovered the fish was $6.00 more than we were told. It took so long to get through the meal and pay for it and WAIT (yet again) for the waiter to bring back the receipt, we never even said anything to him. It was obvious he didn’t care anyway. We just wanted to get out of there. The waiter wasted quite a lot of our time (and our evening).

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OpenTable Diner
Puerto Vallarta
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The waiter was very attentive. The food was good and the ambiance and view was nice.

GA
GenA
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to enjoy a delicious meal with a gorgeous view on a date or with friends!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Great and friendly service, wpuldve been nice if we could've specifically reserved outdoor seating. Fennel salad was excellent, not too impressed with the sushi or taquitos

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was amazing, food was amazing everything about this place was perfect! Amazing view of the water and queen Mary 🚢 everything i expected from this place.

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BarbaraE
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Met friends for lunch after having lunch with another friend 10 days earlier. Had the steamed clams again because they were so fabulously wonderful the first time. Sadly, they were merely good this time around. And I had really talked them up to the group. Sorry that the flavor was inconsistent. Still good, but not spectacular. The setting, service were wonderful, as usual. Just a little disappointing.

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RitaM
Orange County
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Parkers have amazing views of the ocean and great friendly service. The seafood is fresh and there is a wide selection of fish and other foods to choose from.

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ToviS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Pricey but worth it for a nice evening.

MC
vipMrCrabCake
San Francisco
27 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a terrific meal and the best waitress. What a great view of the marina.

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Joeswife
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I are always happy with this our quick date night diners places we have always received great service and typically we make a reservation, we arrived around 1:15 after church there was a line and we were politely told the wait would be approx 45 minutes now here is a-little secret while my husband provided our mane to the wait list I pulled up my open table app and they had 1:30 reservations available I chose this got back in line and was seated immediately, people were looking at me , like how did they get seated they just put there name on list 😂

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JPMagleo
Orange County
5 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best clam chowders around! View of the water is amazing, service is always spot on too!

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MSheron
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great dining experience and atmosphere. Loved the harbor view seating. Wasn’t over crowded and felt properly distanced from other diners. Wasn’t too happy with the policy for waiting until half of your party arrives before seating but was glad they sat us at a nice table. Staff was attentive and professional (hope she loved the great tip we left!)

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EdwardW
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Appreciate cooperation with seating to assure all clients are comfortable where they are assigned to sit for their meal

FAQs

Parkers' Lighthouse offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (562) 432-6500.

Parkers' Lighthouse is rated 4.7 stars by 4578 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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