Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


Brix at the Shore

5372 E. 2nd St. (Claremont Ave.) Send to Phone
562-343-5998
East Coast meets West Coast at this Long Beach venue known for New York-style deli fare.


Cuisine

Open
Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Entertainment: Improv alternating Tuesdays

* Click here for rating key




Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.


Brix at the Shore Restaurant Review

: This small spot effortlessly taps into the casual neighborhood vibe of Long Beach’s Belmont Shore area. If you belly up to the bar, you may catch the colorful owner Rick “Rick Brix” Reich swapping stories and sharing information on the rotating list of craft beers and wines, which are written on the adjacent chalkboard wall. His New York background is evident on the menu, which is loaded with deli standards like pastrami and corned beef sandwiches on rye. We recommend the plate featuring half of each sandwich, along with a proper accompaniment like house-made potato chips or onion rings. A compact slate of pizzas furthers the East Coast experience, while burgers and entrées of pork belly served over a bed of arugula and spring greens round out the offerings. Be sure to save room for a slice of New York cheesecake for dessert. The weekend brunch lineup is home to hearty breakfast sandwiches and plenty of NYC deli classics, like latkes and lox.





Best Kosher Wines
Best Kosher Wines

Check out GAYOT's list of the Top Kosher Wines.