These 15 Essential Places at Pacific City in Huntington Beach Will Make it Feel Like Summer Now

Your Go-To Guide for Huntington Beach Shops and Restaurants to Soak up the Sun and Fun

Written By: Ameihia Turingan
Photography Provided By: Spencer Sheehan/Pacific City Pacific City Huntington Beach

Located on the Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific City is the destination for shoppers and foodies looking to have fun and enjoy the ocean breeze. The Huntington Beach center is a home to over 60 different shops, restaurants and salons. Pacific City brings the local community and visitors together with its amazing offerings. Whether you’re looking for a cup of coffee or a new pair of shoes, Pacific City has what you need. From burgers to blowouts, here are 15 eateries and shops you need to visit at Pacific City.

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#1 Go Fish | Bear Flag Fish Company

For the Foodie: Bear Flag Fish Tacos

Bear Flag Fish Company brings fresh fish to the table. Grounded in Founder Thomas Carson’s fishing, maritime and restaurant experience, Bear Flag Fish Company emphasizes local seafood sourcing and quality cuts. Bear Flag Fish Company combines its fresh seafood with vibrant flavors that shine through its poke, soups, burritos, tacos and seafood plates.

Bear Flag Fish Company

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#2 Stay Gold | Bluegold/LSXO

For the Foodie: Rotisserie Chicken


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Bluegold/LSXO showcases delicious food that embraces local influences and culture. Bluegold celebrates the Golden State’s cultural heritage by using local and seasonal ingredients in its farm-to-table offerings. Within Bluegold, restaurant LSXO celebrates home by paying homage to Vietnamese culture and cuisine. LSXO expands on Chef Tin Vuong’s heritage and Little Sister restaurant by using South Vietnam and China influences in its dishes.


#3 Sunny & Sweet | Lemonade Pacific City Huntington Beach

For the Foodie: Pineapple Chicken & Green Beans Salad | Macarons

Lemonade conveys the California lifestyle by focusing on seasonal ingredients and meals that appeal to Californians’ taste. Served in a convenient cafeteria style, you can easily choose between your favorite sandwiches, bowls, salads and proteins. Make sure to order a glass of lemonade before you leave this fast-casual eatery! With cold-pressed lemonade, frozade and skinny lemonade, there are so many delicious flavors that will quench your thirst.



#4 Caffeine Fix | Portola Coffee Lab

For the Foodie: Pineapple Chicken & Green Beans Salad | Macarons


When you’re craving a cup of coffee to energize your shopping trip, Portola Coffee Lab located in LOT 579 hits the spot. Portola Coffee Lab visits farms all over the world to source beans for speciality coffee. The shop combines quality ingredients with precise, scientific roasting technology to imbue its technique and passion for coffee in every brew. Explore the world through their quality coffees and teas.

Native Knowledge: Every Friday from 7-9 p.m, enjoy live, acoustic music performed by local artists at LOT 579.

Portola Coffee Lab


#5 Hola, Ola | Ola Mexican Kitchen

For the Foodie: Ribeye Fajitas & Siete Mare

Created by the founders of Mahe, Ola Mexican Kitchen draws inspiration from its name which means “life” in Hawaiian and “wave” in Spanish. Ola blends Mexican comfort food with South of the Border inspiration for an authentic and flavorful dining experience. Ola brings the flavor through tasty appetizers, soups tacos, plates and desserts.

Ola Mexican Kitchen


#6 Calling All Meat Lovers| Simmzy’s Pub

For the Foodie: Billionaire Burger


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Founded by experienced restaurateur Mike Simms, this American pub serves up delicious items like burgers, sandwiches and salads. Devoted to quality food, beer and wine, Simmzy’s is the neighborhood spot for burgers and brews. The restaurant embraces Mike Simms’ sommelier and hospitality background by offering an assortment of craft beers, wines, cocktails and drinks to pair with juicy burgers.

Simmzy’s Pub


#7 Feels Like Home | The Bungalow

For the Foodie: Ahi Poke


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Inspired by the California coast and Huntington Beach’s surf culture, The Bungalow represents the quintessential SoCal lifestyle through its detailed architecture and tasty drink menu. While The Bungalow brings the charm from its Santa Monica spot, the Pacific City location reflects and pays tribute to Huntington Beach history. Food and drink at The Bungalow come from Bear Flag Fish Company.
Native Knowledge: Get those taste buds ready for the 3rd Annual Taste of Pacific City. On May 16, you can try delicious samples from 20 different Pacific City restaurants.

The Bungalow

#8 Island Vibes | Tommy Bahama

Must Purchase: Villa Ibisco Maxi Dress | Kamari Border Camp Shirt | Boracay Flat-Front Chino Pants

A staple for beachgoers, Tommy Bahama hopes to “make life one long weekend.” The brand capturing the fun and enjoyable experience of long, summer days on the beach via sartorial means. Through quality clothing and accessories, Tommy Bahama’s signature prints and fabrics help you live the laid-back island life.

Tommy Bahama


#9 Shopping Is Better With Friends | WILLIAM B + friends

Must Purchase: Crossbody Bag


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For over 25 years, WILLIAM B + friends has been sold at top boutiques and department stores across America. Pacific City is its first boutique shop, emphasizing the quality fashion that the brand is known for with great customer service. Described as a one-stop, ultimate girl-spot, WILLIAM B develops a strong sense of style through clothes, accessories, shoes and home goods.

WILLIAM B + friends


#10 All the Latest Trends | H&M

Must Purchase: Knee-Length Wrap Dress


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Pacific City’s H&M curates the affordable and fast-fashion clothes that you know and love. From trendy pieces to wardrobe staples, H&M highlights the items that men and women must have for their closets. H&M’s selection of silhouettes, colors and fabrics offer the clothes, accessories and shoes that you need.



#11 Just Keep Swimming | Seafolly

Must Purchase: Active Deep “V” Maillot


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Founded in Sydney, Australia, Seafolly shares Australian beach culture and lifestyle through its swimwear and beachwear. This heritage brand Seafolly showcases the power of Australia’s iconic summer, sea and sand with women all over the world. With a focus on swimwear tailored to different body types and styles, their strong designs utilize texture, details and cuts for standout swimwear. With the beach across the street, you can test out your new purchases after leaving the shop.

Native Knowledge: The Gallery at Pacific City showcases art and music from talented artists. Art Of The Goods (AOTG) is currently showcasing its Tunisian handcrafted items to share these historic, cultural techniques with the public.



#12 Feeling Shady | Sunglass Resort

Must Purchase: Ray-Bans


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Sunglass Resort carries the latest styles of sunglasses to enhance your look and protect from the sun rays. Equipped with styles from the hottest designer brands, Sunglass Resort provides the perfect pair of sunnies for a beautiful Huntington Beach day.

Sunglass Resort


#13 Highlight of the Day | Sephora

Essential Service: Mask Us Anything Facial | “Find Your Foundation” Service


Along with its vast array of quality makeup and beauty products, Sephora also helps customers by offering classes and services inside stores. Sephora makeup artists support clients though makeovers, consultations and facials to answer questions and give advice on skin and makeup. The services are great to pamper skin, refresh looks and find new favorite products.



#14 Fresh Faced | Facialworks

Essential Service: Bar Facial

Looking to relax? Facialworks makes skincare affordable and fun by offering skincare treatments and products at a lower price than traditional skincare procedures. At Facialworks, you can customize your 40-minute facial as much as you wish to address any skin concerns. Visit Facialworks to find your glow.



#15 Pump up the Volume | Drybar

Essential Service: Straight up


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Drybar is the place to go for good hair. The salon transforms hair by adding volume and style without a dramatic cut or color. Along with their signature blowout, Drybar offers uptini (updo), mudslide treatment and styling tools for its clientele. Get your hair washed and blowdried to perfection!


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Huntington Beach, CA 92648

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