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Central Huntington Beach Has Foodie Favorites Covered!

Written By: Michelle Jaco Huntington Beach Food
Photography Provided By: 5 Points Plaza

Amidst your favorite grocery items dwindling in the supermarketsalong with TP, which has now become a commodityyour options of what to make for breakfast, lunch and dinner may be a bit of a challenge these days. In order to avoid the chaos (not to mention the endless checkout lines in a sea of shopping carts), take advantage of to-go options from these amazingly delicious 13 restaurants and eateries in central Huntington Beach.

 

1 | Donut Duck Out on This One Huntington Beach Food

Duck Donuts

Must Try: The Duck Dozen

Born in Duck, North Carolina, Duck Donuts offers a unique donut-creating experience, providing the option to personalize each donut to your liking. It starts with a vanilla cake donut base, followed by a sweet coating and adorned with toppings and drizzle. The resulting morning sugar high will have you quacking up in no time. The Duck Dozen features fan-favorites that include cinnamon sugar, maple bacon, s’mores and Peanut Butter Paradise.

Duck Donuts
18591 Main St
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714.375.5430

 

2 | But First… Huntington Beach Food

Java Bakery Café

Must Try: Cinnamon Roll Latte and Almond Croissant

There’s no better way to start your day than with a hot cup of coffee, paired with a yummy pastry. Whether you’re on-the-go or have some leisurely time to spare, this quaint café offers a wide range of items to be enjoyed, including salads, soups, sandwiches and, of course, coffee and pastries. Java’s cinnamon roll latte and almond croissant are the perfect pairing that is not too sweet and just right.

Java Bakery Café
18685 Main St, Ste 107
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714.842.5020

 

3 | Your Main Squeeze Huntington Beach Food

Lemon Thai Cuisine

Must Try: Drunken Noodles

Taking pride in using no MSG or white sugar, and made with organic ingredients, Lemon Thai Cuisine is not your average Thai restaurant. Each dish looks like a work of art and tastes equally as good. The Drunken Noodles with chicken are perfected with the right amount of spice and textured consistently. Made with stir-fried flat rice noodles, onions, bell peppers and basil, tossed in a chili sauce, this dish will have you feeling drunk in love.

Lemon Thai Cuisine
18687 Main St, Ste 103
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714.375.1133

 

4 | A Fiesta of Flavors Huntington Beach Food

Mario’s Mexican Food & Cantina

Must Try: Two Chicken Enchilada Suizas

A hometown favorite to many HB locals, Mario’s has been keeping the community well-fed (with their generous plate portions) and well-hydrated (with their signature margaritas) since 1969. Once you enter through the decorative single wooden door, you know you’re in for a good time and some good food. The enchiladas come packed with shredded chicken, entrenched in melted cheese and topped with sour cream and guacamole (both upon request)—the perfect meal for any day of the week. If that doesn’t fill you up, the combo also comes with a side of Spanish rice and tasty refried beans.

Mario’s Mexican Food & Cantina
18603 Main St
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714.842.5811

 

5 | Ramen Love with You

Ramain 39

Must Try: Black Ramen

With a simple, relaxed ambiance that pays homage to the market streets of Japan, Ramain offers a tranquil setting and delectable dishes. From the friendly (and speedy) service to the overall environment, you will feel right at home. Handcrafted and made fresh to order, the black ramen is unparalleled. With ingredients like pork broth, pork chashu, wood ear mushrooms, bean sprouts, dried seaweed, black garlic oil and green onion, Ramain has managed to take this traditional Japanese dish to the next level. The proof is in the puddingor, in this case, the ramen.

Ramain 39
18583 Beach Blvd
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
657.329.1189

 

6 | Like Candy Land, Only Real

Yogurtland

Must Try: Chocolate Malt Ball Ice Cream

Since opening its doors in 2006, Yogurtland has seen an endless amount of success. Built on the thoughtful idea of allowing guests to concoct their own soft-serve creation, this dessert destination is always a fan favorite. With 200 options to choose from and featured flavors changing from time to time, the current must-try is the decadent chocolate malt ball ice cream. Made with malty and milk chocolaty goodness, this premium ice cream is the perfect dessert or afternoon treat.

Yogurtland
18525 Main St
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714.841.8285

 

7 | Keep Rollin’

Rollrritto + Poke Bar

Must Try: Shrimp Tempura Spicy Tuna Roll

It’s the little things that make Rollrritto stand out. The clean, glossy walls, matching seating and colorfully cute food packaging all come to mind. Oh, and then there’s the fact that they conceptualized this fantastic idea to combine two of the best foods in the world: a burrito and poke. Made with three pieces of shrimp tempura, spicy tuna, avocado, red cabbage, red onion, furikake, cucumber, carrot, lettuce and eel sauce, the shrimp tempura spicy tuna roll is certainly a mouthful to say the least.

Rollrritto + Poke Bar
18581 Beach Blvd
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
657.845.4911

 

8 | Oh! You’re Un-bun-lievable

Five Guys

Must Try: Bacon Cheeseburger

Built on a philosophy to protect and serve, Five Guys started in Arlington, VA, back in 1986. With an option to start a business or attend college, the five Murrell brothers (also the inspiration behind the restaurant chain’s name) chose the former, and here we are. This burger classic is an absolute must. Made to order with fresh ground beef and ingredients that are never frozen, these guys know how to make a quality burger. Of course, don’t forget the fries. Pro-tip: Five Guys does NOT skimp on the fries, so the “Little” option is actually enough for two people.

Five Guys
18645 Beach Blvd.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714.861.4448

 

9 | The Inside Scoop Huntington Beach Food

Creamistry

Must Try: The Cookie Monster

Unlike other creameries, which are typically pumped and churned, Creamistry uses premium liquid nitrogen to instantly freeze their ice cream. This results in a richer and creamier product. This Instagram-worthy treat is decked in decadence. The Cookie Monster is colorfully composed of Cookie Monster blue ice cream, Chips Ahoy cookies, Oreos, chocolate fudge drizzle and whipped Cream.

Creamistry 
18502 Beach Blvd, Ste 108
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714.377.0427

 

10 | Family Favorite

Breadcrumb Ohana Café

Must try – The Ohana Special

Lesser-known to the passerby and tourists, this HB local’s secret spot is built on the principle of family. Here, you gather with your loved ones (pets included!) to enjoy quality time and, of course, quality food. The perfect breakfast plate, the Ohana Special, comes with two slices of Hawaiian bread French toast, two eggs and two strips of bacon or sausage.

Breadcrumb Ohana Café
19079 Beach Blvd
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714.960.5051

 

11 | Stay Gold Huntington Beach Food

Peruvian Rotisserie Chicken

Must Try: Golden Garlic

Peruvian Rotisserie Chicken is known for its modern interpretation of classic Peruvian dishes and recognized for outstanding seafood cuisine (despite the name), excellent service and a friendly staff. Filleted to perfection, the Golden Garlic is the perfect pescatarian dish. It comes topped with brandy and dices of garlic.

Peruvian Rotisserie Chicken
19092 Beach Blvd
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714.593.4111

12 | A Trusted Treasure Huntington Beach Food

Heirloom, a Modern Farmhouse

Must Try: Crispy Eggplant

Between the fresh farm-to-table menu and cozy atmosphere, it’s no wonder that Heirloom has garnished so much attention in and around the OC area. What began as a 30-year-old daydream, mother-daughter duo Leo and Brianne Clancy turned it into a reality. The careful thought that went into crafting this inviting restaurant is exhibited throughout, ensuring a lovely dining experience. Start with the crispy eggplant, made with burrata, house pesto, heirloom tomato carpaccio, citrus, Parmesan and a panko-like topping, giving a satisfying crunch with every bite.

Heirloom, a Modern Farmhouse
18344 Beach Blvd
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714.375.6543

 

13 | Endless Pasta-bilities

Baci Italian

Must Try: Ravioli Di Aragosta

Established in 1989, Baci Italian specializes in authentic Italian food and great service. They also have an extensive wine list to choose from, which will pair nicely with your pasta. Made with large shells of ravioli, filled with lobster and placed in a delicate lobster bisque sauce, the Aragosta is ravioli done right.

Baci Italian
18748 Beach Blvd
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714.965.1194