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Beachwood BBQ & Brewing

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BEER AVG
4.02/5
Based on:
96 Beers
523 Reviews
Place Score: 99
Reviews: 57
Visits: 190
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: n/a
Taps: 36
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

210 E 3rd St
Long Beach, California, 90802-3188
United States
phone: (562) 436-4020

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @beachwoodbbq_lb

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Place added by: beachwoodbbq on 07-04-2011

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Reviews: 57 | Visits: 190
Reviews by Halcyondays:
Photo of Halcyondays
4.33/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Checked this place out on 7/5/11 for its grand opening. Beachwood II is located on 3rd St. in downtown Long Beach, in a cramped little area of the city. Street parking can be a problem, but they will validate parking from the adjacent lot for up to 3 hours.

Walking in its quite a bit larger than the original location. In the center is a long bar with at least 20 seats. Surrounding that are a bunch of little tables with some booths at the south end.

Selection was great, lots of local stuff for the opening. Had a Lost Abbey Framboise de Amarosa, Craftsman Sour Braggot, and a Port Ocean Beach Bacon and Eggs Imperial Porter. Only tried one of the house beers, Kilgore Stout, and thought it was pretty good, nice job Julian.

Service was solid, took a tad too long to get a beer at one point, but I guess there's a lot more people to serve here. Justin seems to be the head guy here, so you know the service will good.

I didn't have any of the food, but it looks like it's the same for the most part as Beachwood I's menu, and I know how I feel about that.

I really liked the location, unfortuantely it's more than twice as distant as Beachwood I and the traffic up 2nd and Ocean can suck, so it's not a place I'll probably go that often, mostly when something interesting is on-tap and spend most of the time at Beachwood I. Nevertheless, Long Beachers in the area have a great new restaurant, just wish it was in Huntington. (1,434 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of joe_hurd
4.08/5  rDev -10.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of gnar_killer13
4.53/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

This place is a must if you love beer. They have an amazing selection and everything they brew is out of this world. The Irish red is superb and so are all the stouts. I was really pleased with my food the 1st time I went there, ordered the char burger and it was tasty and the plate was descent sized. Second time got some bbq and the brisket was really disappointing. Meat was dry and flavorless, the sides were tiny but good. (429 characters)

Photo of Glenn_Cole_BTBC
4.65/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of J_K
4.69/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of Mista_Carta
4.44/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of domdomdomdom
4.39/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

This is your spot if you love IPAs and like some good food to go with them. Their IPA selection is top notch. They've recently had upwards of 20+ house-brewed beers on tap which is a good thing. Bottle selection is OK but it's really all about grabbing a fresh pint! (269 characters)

Photo of PhillyStyle
4.31/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Visited June 2015:

This is a must hit if you are in the area. Great location, really good beer and good BBQ.

They must have had 15 or so tap and a cask (not in operation for my visit, but still worth noting). They were having a tap takeover the next night, which is pretty cool of them. A wide selection of style (I had an EBS, a Stout and a Kolsch). The food was really good, the meat was cooked to perfection and the sauces were just as good.

I will definitely be back the next time that I am even close. (515 characters)

Photo of ShanePB
4.35/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of crob3888
4.7/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of BeerDrinkerUnion
5/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

One of the best breweries around. (33 characters)

Photo of Pawoto
4.8/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

This was a great find - h/t mayor.

BBQ was tasty AF. I had the brisket. The beers were all great. Our server and the bartenders were great. The only knock was the homeless guy outside threatening to fight several passersby. (227 characters)

Photo of JFrank78
4.29/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Phil-Fresh
4.33/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Love Beachwood! The Long Beach location is a great spot to get a pint and some food. The tap list is pretty extensive, between lots of in-house offerings and guest taps. The food selections are pretty solid and the vibe is super laid-back and chill. The Long Beach location is much larger, than the original Seal Beach spot and can accommodate larger crowds and provides ample parking. (389 characters)

Photo of csak
4.08/5  rDev -10.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

If you're in LA, you should definitely stop here or its much smaller sister outlet in Seal Beach. Great selection of homemade brews and visiting beers with top-notch barbecue. Long Beach location also a nice beer garden (219 characters)

Photo of sheenisgod
4.6/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of notchucknorris
4.24/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Rubenjr
4.46/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of Telly13
5/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Drew_V_dt
4.83/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of saliro5
5/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of peraltaspade72
3.9/5  rDev -14.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Great casual tasting room with excellent food. They have more craft beer than their own beers, but have a nice selection to cover any mood. Third dimension and ANNihilator are very good. (186 characters)

Photo of BeerOps
3.94/5  rDev -13.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Ilpalazzo
4.29/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of SanFranJake
4.41/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Came here for lunch with the co-workers and for beers on my own later that day.
Great food, awesome selection of home-brand beers and a damn good selection of guest taps.
And the bottle list, which is good, isn't at all over-priced. Firestone Walker 18 for $28...that's retail!
Would have loved to stay longer but I was hellbent on finding bottles for sale...and I struck out.
Worth a stop in for sure. (404 characters)

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Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Long Beach, CA
99 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.