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Long Beach's top 5 cafes, ranked

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Looking to try the best cafes in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top cafes in Long Beach, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to achieve your dreams.

October is one of the top months of the year for consumer spending at food and beverage shops across the Long Beach area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management and business analytics for small businesses. Estimated daily customers at Long Beach-area food and beverage shops grew to 35 per business in October of last year, second only to June with an average of 35, and 3% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. George's Greek Cafe

a close up of a plate of food: Photo: Eat S./ Yelp © Photo: Eat S./Yelp Photo: Eat S./ Yelp

First on the list is George's Greek Cafe. Located at 135 Pine Ave. in Long Beach, the Greek and Mediterranean cafe is the most popular cafe in Long Beach, boasting 4.5 stars out of 2,088 reviews on Yelp.

2. The Grain Cafe

a close up of a sandwich and salad on a plate: Photo: Dominique M./ Yelp © Photo: Dominique M./Yelp Photo: Dominique M./ Yelp

Next up is Long Beach's The Grain Cafe, situated at 4403 E. Fourth St. With 4.5 stars out of 507 reviews on Yelp, the cafe and vegan spot has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Cafe 1909

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Long Beach's Cafe 1909, located at 1909 Atlantic Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cafe, which offers coffee, tea, sandwiches and more, five stars out of 83 reviews.

4. Blackbird Café

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Blackbird Café, a New American cafe in Long Beach, is another high-traffic go-to, with four stars out of 1,288 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3405 Orange Ave. to see for yourself.

5. The Potholder Cafe

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Last but not least, over in Long Beach, check out The Potholder Cafe, which has earned four stars out of 1,004 reviews on Yelp. You can find the diner, cafe and vegan spot at 3700 E. Broadway.

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