Huntington Beach restaurants

Top Choice Food Hall in Huntington Beach

Lot 579

The food court at HB's stunning new ocean-view mall offers some unique and fun restaurants for pressed sandwiches (Burnt Crumbs – the spaghetti grilled cheese is so Instagrammable), Aussie meat pies (Pie Not), coffe…
Top Choice American in Sunset Beach

Harbor House Café

High-school skaters, 30-something beach bums and old-timers mix easily under ramshackle walls slathered with movie posters at this classic neon-lit roadside diner from 1939. The menu is long, portions huge and waits…
Top Choice Mexican in Huntington Beach

Sancho's Tacos

There's no shortage of taco stands in HB, but locals are fiercely dedicated to Sancho's, across from the beach. This two-room shack with patio grills flounder, shrimp and tri-tip to order. Trippy Mexican-meets-skate…
Italian in Huntington Beach

Cucina Alessá

Every beach town needs its favorite go-to Italian kitchen. Alessa wins hearts and stomachs with classics like Neapolitan lasagna, butternut-squash ravioli and chicken masala. Lunch brings out panini, pizzas and past…
Seafood in Sunset Beach

Fish Camp

A fresh new addition to Sunset Beach's dining scene, this wood-built, indoor-outdoor restaurant serves your choice of fish in tacos, on baguettes with a side of fries, on a salad or on plates with sides from sautéed…
Seafood in Huntington Beach


It may be touristy, but this Hawaiian-themed restaurant – named after surfing legend Duke Kahanamoku – is a kick. With unbeatable views of the beach, fresh fish and sassy cocktails, it’s a primo spot to relax and sh…
Cafe in Huntington Beach

Sugar Shack

Expect a wait at this HB institution, or get here early to see surfer dudes don their wet suits. Breakfast is served all day on the bustling Main St patio and inside, where you can grab a spot at the counter or a tw…
American in Huntington Beach

Park Bench Cafe

Sometimes Fido likes to order too. In a dog-friendly setting with shady outdoor picnic tables, try this casual outdoor restaurant in Huntington Central Park. Order an avocado-topped omelet or BLT sandwich for yourse…
Italian in Sunset Beach

Romano Cucina

For hearty Italian fare, follow the twinkling lights to this cozy, homey trattoria, known as much for its ripped waiters as for the thick slices of bruschetta, baked meatball mozzarella and huge pasta bowls. Weekday…
Supermarket in Huntington Beach

Mother’s Market & Kitchen

Get your organic, health-conscious groceries here. A deli and take-out cafe caters to all diets (eg vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, nondairy). Juice bar open until 9:30pm daily.