Epic Long Beach Salads to Kick Off The New Year

Posted on January 9, 2018 | By Layla Ali-Ahmad

It’s January. Time to pretend we’re all going stick to those pesky New Year’s Resolutions. In order to help you with eternal your quests for fitness and body positivity, we’ve compiled a list of 8 epic Long Beach Salads to keep you happy AND full!


Steamed Organic Vegetarian Cuisine

Why is the tuna happy? Because it’s still alive! Steamed is all vegetarian! Everything is heated using steam, so you don’t have to worry about any added junk. Their “tuna” is made with garbanzo beans to help keep you full and guilt-free!

The Salad: Happy Tuna (GF/Vegan)

What’s Inside: Garbanzo Beans w/ Veganaise, sweet relish, dill, celery and mustard. Served over fresh greens, tomatoes and onions.


Rance’s Chicago Pizza

Pro Tip: Pizza places serve some of the best salads. Rance’s is no exception! So next time you’re in the mood for deep-dish, just remember that you can get some greens on the side.

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The Salad: Antipasto Salad

What’s Inside: Green and red bell peppers, pepperoncini’s, pepperoni, aged salami, mush-rooms, tomatoes, black olives, mozzarella & Pecorino Romano cheese.


Beachwood BBQ

Make no mistake….this BBQ and Beer joint serves some of the best salads in the city! They also come in GIANT bowls. They’re no-nonsense, and they’re sure to keep you full. Bonus: all salads are served with a small cornbread muffin.

The Salad: Fried Green Tomato Salad

What’s Inside: House smoked mozzarella, fried green heirloom tomatoes, basil and arugula with tangy tabasco vinaigrette.


MVP’s Grill and Patio

It’s not fancy. It’s not organic. It’s not local. But it’s definitely tasty and C-H-E-A-P. Loaded with cold cuts, and cheese, the Kareem will have you saying “uncle” by the last bite. At $6.98+ tax, you really can’t go wrong.

The Salad: Kareem Salad

What’s Inside: Sliced roasted turkey, ham and shredded cheese to our green salad for a slam dunk. Your choice of dressing.


The Spot Cafe

Feeling a little sluggish? Head to the Spot for their epic salads and acai bowls. With so many great choices, you’ll have trouble deciding on the best option. At least you know they’re all good.

The Salad: The Antioxidant

What’s Inside: Spring mix of baby greens, grapes, blueberries, walnuts, apples, strawberries, dried berries, red onion, mint, cucumbers and Blue cheese all tossed with our pomegranate vinaigrette.


Pier 76 Fish Grill

You didn’t think we’d make a list of the best salads without mentioning the mighty Cobb! Only one of the best salad inventions next to the classic Caesar. Pier 76 does it justice. Just be sure to add one of their fresh fish options for maximum yum.

The Salad: Cobb Salad w/ Blackened Salmon or Grilled Shrimp

What’s Inside: Avocado, hard-boiled egg, tomato, bacon, red onion, Blue cheese, red wine vinaigrette.


Cesar’s Bistro

Would you like some salad with your avocado? We’re not complaining! With avocados at an all-time-high, it’s true blessing. Not to mention the giant piece of salmon. With everything this salad has to offer, it’s truly a steal.

The Salad: Salmon Salad

What’s Inside: Grilled Salmon, selection of lettuce, arugula, cherry tomatoes, celery, corn, avocado, sesame seeds, croutons, mushrooms, and the dressing of your choice.


George’s Greek Café

We’ve never met a Greek salad we didn’t like. But why not get yours from the best Greek restaurant in the city! George’s specializes in lamb, so be sure to add a couple chops or a healthy serving of their carved lamb/beef gyro.

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The Salad: Traditional Greek Salad w/ Gyro or Lamb Chops

What’s Inside: Fresh Mixed Greens, Tomato, Red Onion, Kalamata Olives, Cucumber, Feta Cheese and Bell Peppers tossed in our signature homemade George’s Greek Dressing.

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