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Open Sesame

5215 E. Second St.
Long Beach, CA 90803


  • Sun-Thu 11am-10:30pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm
  • $$
  • Wheelchair Accessible, Order Online, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
For some comforting and authentic Lebanese food, Open Sesame found in Beverly Hills and Long Beach is a great option. The baba ganoush is smoky and smooth and the ambience is cozy and romantic. According to their website, the Mediterranean cuisine goes back several thousand years of gastronomical evolution that has influenced modern cuisine as we know it today. With each civilization adding their own flavor of life. With the use of spices, ingredients and cooking techniques that started with the Phoenicians, Greeks, Arabs, Romans and Ottomans.


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