Roe Seafood

4.5
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227 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Opening its doors in late 2016, Roe Seafood is the home of seafood fanatics in Belmont Shore. Chef Art Gonzalez has set the bar for the modern seafood concept. Drawing from his roots and background in German, Latin, and Asian cuisine, paired with a focus on local, sustainable, and ethical foods; Chef Gonzalez's cuisine mixes perfectly with the gorgeous inside-meets-outdoors nautically appointed venue that houses live music on the weekends, and a top-shelf craft cocktail bar presented by Greg Goins that will surprise and tantalize with its libations. Located steps away from the beach at the corner of 2nd and Bayshore in the neighborhood of Belmont Shore, Roe Seafood is the newest concept brought to you by Chef Art Gonzalez of Long Beach, CA.

Join us for lunch or dinner 7 days a week for the freshest and most delicious seafood you’ve ever tasted.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, American
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Mon–Fri 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Happy Hour
Daily 3:00 pm–6:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–12:00 am
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Phone number
(562) 546-7110
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Arthur Gonzalez
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Parking details
Please park in our Private Parking Lot directly behind the restaurant!
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 227 People Are SayingWrite a review
Overall ratings and reviews
4.5based on all time ratings
4.5
food
4.4
service
4.6
ambience
4.1
value
Noise · Moderate
91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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M
Los Angeles
45 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, excellent and first rate! Definitely a local restaurant that is a must try and than return!

LG
Memphis
6 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was extremely helpful with recommendations and was very attentive. The food and drinks were top notch. It was a great find!!

LC
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Roe has seamlessly managed to have a full bar with a sports bar feel combined with an elegant fine dining area with live music.

Our server Chase was exceptional helping my 9 year old daughter discern which items would appeal to her and customizing to her taste! He was incredibly attuned and attentive and yet he managed to be equally attuned to all his customers. Impressive and mad skills!

The food was delicious. After having had mediocre meals during our visit to Long Beach, this meal, ambience and service was the highlight of our trip. We hope to bring back my husband and son for such a lovely dining experience.

MW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, cool spot. Friendly adept service. This is my go-to!

c
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place sitting is tight but cozy nice ambiance

SL
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome atmosphere, awesome service and even more awesome food!

LH
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I’ve always loved the food here. The first time I ate here, the service was really bad. Each time since, the service has gotten consistently better.

S
San Diego
12 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Phenomenal food, amazing wait staff, adorable venue.

D
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The food was subpar, but the service was amazing.

OT
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I absolutely loved every part of my meal. The service was excellent, and the food was terrific. I want to go back again next week!!

TT
Philadelphia
177 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Roe has a high energy vibe but also serves great food, focus is on fish dishes and sushi. Preparations are great. Salmon, swordfish and scallops were great, as were their soups. Place is a bit pricey, especially on the wines, so be prepared to spend to enjoy.

EM
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Although the food was not bad (the oysters were pretty fresh) the overall price for the amount of food is not worth it. We got seated in the back corner by the bar and the service was lackluster. Also there was a group of 4 that were trying to get bar seating that just stood by our table and the staff did not tell them to go away although they were crowding our table and ruining our dining experience.

Would I come again, maybe but I would not jump at the opportunity.

FP
Orange County
11 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall5food5service4ambience5

What a wonderful suprise.... 4 for dinner. All extremely pleased. Going back soon!

s
Los Angeles
25 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our third visit, but the first on a weekend. While we generally prefer the quieter weeknights, the vibrant atmosphere was birthday for a special occasion. The best part of the evening was our server, Max, who patiently addressed an allergy matter and ensured we had a great meal.

DS
Orange County
11 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Meh! Uninspired. Over priced for what it is. There are plenty of better places of the money. $20 for an overpriced sushi roll.

K
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall4food5service4ambience5

I liked almost everything about this place except for the flies that kept hovering around our food. I’ve never experience this before at any open dining area.

BJ
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall3food1service5ambience4

We had a great anniversary dinner there, wonderful service. But unfortunately my wife got extremely sick from the seabass she had as her entry for a full 24 hours after we ate there.

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience5

It was a fun place for a Sunday brunch, relaxed and very friendly. Great food and they have a reasonable mimosa flight. Very accommodating for larger parties. Made it very easy and it was a great first dining experience all around.

T
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a spectacular time celebrating my birthday with friends here. The food was delicious and our hostess was very knowledgeable. I was so impressed by all of the dishes we ordered including the broccoli, popcorn chicken, scallop, oysters, crunchy roll, sea bass on potato salad, and coconut cloud.

N
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Great location with seasonal dishes. Interesting twists on sushi to make it unique to ROE.

JF
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our group of 5 enjoyed the happy hour Mojitos, along with a couple of the appetizers. Later, the entree meals were fantastic!

k
Los Angeles
25 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and ambiance. Try the scallops! And the calamari!

OT
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall3food5service1ambience3

Service was so slow. I have never had a problem with service here. I’m hoping it was just a fluke. Otherwise, food and drinks were amazing.

VT
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I reserved a table for 15. Though many arrivals were late, our server was friendly and accommodating. They offered a children's menu with crayons. There was also a live guitarist. (The volume was very high, and at times this made table talk kinda difficult.) Overall, a superb experience.

KP
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2018
Overall1food1service4ambience4

I was really excited to try this restaurant so I chose to go for my birthday. The ambiance was great and service was good which is highly important to me. However, I was extremely disappointed in the food especially considering the price. The potato wedge appetizers were tasty and my daughter’s bean and cheese burrito was pretty delicious; but the seabass meal I ate and the other meal of steak was flavorless and expensive for the quality. I was extremely surprised as it seemed to have good reviews. Honestly, I wouldn’t go back again.

A
Orange County
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall4food5service4ambience3

The food is wonderful. Lots of flavor and many unique recipes. The service is adequate. The only criticism is that it is very noisy and therefore hard to have a conversation.

L
Palm Springs
16 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2018
Overall3food3service3ambience3

I've eaten here twice now; once for dinner and once for lunch. Don't understand the superlative reviews. I find the food pretty uninspiring and way over priced for what it is. I do like the location.

AC
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Previously to dining in for a birthday celebration recently, I had a work event at Roe and fell in love with everything about the restaurant. However on my most recent visit the experience wasn’t as great. Our waiter wasn’t attentive to the needs of the table. A guest in the party asked for more of a particular condiment and it didn’t come until the meal was done. Along with water no being refilled. The vegan plate was was a small portion of vegetables and legumes which didn’t seem to be fairly priced. The overall service was very slow and portions were small for the pricings of the plates.

LB
Orange County
41 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorite restaurants in Long Beach. Jake, our server, was outstanding. Food was excellent as usual. We took a friend of ours with us, he had never been to Roe before and loved it. Wonderful lunch!

r
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience3

A friend and I went to dinner here on a Monday about 5pm. The service was excellent and the food very good. We sat outside on a small patio area which was very nice, but you are right on Second Street and at times the street noise was very distracting, especially the motorcycles! As already stated the food was very good, but even the Happy Hour specials were more than I would pay elsewhere for the same thing. My friend who lives in the area thinks the prices reflect the high cost of doing business in this area and has seen a lot of good restaurants come and go because of this. Overall a good place to eat, but for easy conversation you might want to sit further into the restaurant.

JC
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service, and location. Such delicious choices to select from.

d
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Roe was a recommendation of a friend as a central location so I had no knowledge or expectations. It was a great place and the four of us had food and cocktails for a reasonable amount sitting outside on the patio watching the world go by. I would recommend.

S
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall5food5service3ambience3

Very good food.
A bit on the noisy side, which can make casual conversation difficult.
Takes a while, but very good food.

MR
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall2food2service4ambience4

So, the place has great atmosphere and good service and drinks. However, when it came to the food, we all found it to be very underwhelming. The presentation and portion was nice and the menu had some exciting options, including an O.K. selection of Oysters, yet the plates lacked any real flavor profile. It's a shame because it's a nice place to eat, I just have no desire to head back in. Another reviewer compared Roe to Connie and Teds in WeHo....I think not.

OT
Los Angeles
20 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience3

The tables you get with open table are not the best ones. For example, the restaurant will be almost empty but they will give you the high top at the far back corner of the restaurant which was at the end of the bar where the bar backer is, and a ton of flies due to all the citrus prep cutting at the bar.

C
Los Angeles
157 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just great! Worth the drive! This is a destination restaurant and we go as often as possible!

SD
Orange County
7 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Outstanding dinner, as always. Sashimi and poke taco had freshest fish. Sat on sidewalk patio for first time—perfect land a little quieter while guitarist played inside.

ST
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall2food3service1ambience3

I don't want to blame the server, he was nice but the experience was a bit disappointing. Some of the dishes took quite a long time to come out. We ended up canceling one dish and asked if the other missing dish was put in for the kitchen staff. The rest of the table finished their meals and the one missing dish still hadn't arrived, we were going to just cancel it but the waiter said it was almost done. It finally came out but the steak was medium rare when it was ordered medium. All of the other dishes tasted great though.

OT
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food and service. Loved when they were just a food truck and the Restraunt is even better

LC
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The food was EXCELLENT. The service was good. The only thing that was a little off were the drinks. Martini did not taste right, nor did it have an olive. We had to go to the bar to ask for the garnishes that should be coming with classic cocktail drinks. Other than that, everything was great!