When it comes to Long Beach, our readers know what’s best. And those readers have spoken.

The digital votes were tallied, and today we are announcing the winners of the 2023 Best of Long Beach awards, shining a spotlight on the people, places, businesses and charitable organizations that make Long Beach a great place to live.

Through the years, hundreds of thousands of voters have selected their favorite places to eat, visit and patronize, from the best place to go for happy hour to the best pet groomer and just about everything in between. To make sure you’re getting the best of the best, you can see the full list of winners at bestofLB2023.lbpost.com or check out the interactive map on that website for locations to pick up a copy of our free, citywide 2023 Best of Long Beach pocket guide.

You’ll also want to keep an eye out in the community for Best of Long Beach window decals on storefronts—that’s a sure sign that business is a local favorite.

Thank you everyone in our community who voted and supported this effort to identify these deserving selections for the 2023 Best of Long Beach. Check out Best of Long Beach winners for 2023, and previous years, here.