Cafe Piccolo opened in August of 1985. In the last two and a half decades, it has consistently established itself as one of Long Beach’s most intimate, popular and romantic restaurants.
Tony, a trained Italian chef, was responsible for the eclectic Italian menu. Moe was in charge of hospitality and ensuring that each guest was a friend who was treated as though they were expected all day.
Cafe Piccolo has enjoyed the overwhelming support of the gay & Lesbian community, as well as deep loyalty from countless neighborhood clients.
After being written up by Elmer Dills and several other high profile publications, such as LA and Orange County magazines, the restaurant has enjoyed not only local support, but frequent visitors willing to drive all the way down from LA , Hollywood and deep Orange county as well.
The Cafe Piccolo Outdoor Garden has been the home for many intimate weddings. The destination makes perfect sense considering the restaurant was recipient of the most romantic restaurant in Long Beach award 5 years running. Remarkably, Cafe Piccolo rides the line between intimate and professional, making it an ideal destination for parties and small corporate gatherings.
Cafe Piccolo prides itself on using fresh, highest quality ingredients to prepare all their food, while managing to maintain the price at a rate where clients can frequent the restaurant without going broke.
A romantic restaurant for two, or intimate environment for your next corporate event, Cafe Piccolo is indeed the finest Italian restaurant in Long Beach.