3 new businesses to check out in Long Beach

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Interested in exploring the newest businesses to open in Long Beach? From a New American spot to a tattoo shop, read on to see the newest spots to open in this part of Long Beach.

Urban Plates

6440 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 175

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Urban Plates is a New American spot, offering salads and sandwiches.

Urban Plates serves up healthy New American dishes. On the menu, expect to see items like wild shrimp with char-grilled rustic bread, wild line-caught ahi tuna Nicoise salad and lamb osso bucco. See what else in on the menu.

Urban Plates currently holds five stars out of 31 reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.

Yelper Jenn J., who reviewed Urban Plates on Dec. 13, wrote, "...Food was on point, serving sizes were full and service was eager and friendly."

Gigi B. noted, "...Food was fresh, perfectly cooked, beautiful presentation, and did I mention it's healthy and sustainable? To top it all off, they give you hearty portions at an affordable price point."

Pho K-tea

2612 E. Anaheim St.

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Pho K-Tea is a Vietnamese spot.

This new business specializes in pho, as well as traditional Korean dishes. The menu now features seafood pho, barbecue pork with rice and egg and fried. View the menu here.

Pho K-Tea's current Yelp rating of 4.5 stars out of three reviews indicates positive attention from users.

Yelper Anh Minh L., who reviewed Pho K-Tea on Dec. 11, wrote, "...The [pho] broth is very flavorful. Brisket is the best meat of all."

Jay A. noted, "...There was a good amount of various pieces of beef, tendon, tripe, etc. Lots of green onions and bean sprouts and a nice amount of sliced white onions...  The broth, unfortunately, was a bit one-note and lacking in complexity."

Pho K-Tea is open from 11 a.m.–8:30 p.m. daily.

Breakwater Tattoo

4130 Atlantic Ave., Suite 104

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Breakwater Tattoo is a tattoo spot.

This new appointment-only business specializes in illustrative, Japanese- and American-influenced tattoos by artists Justin Tauch and Tan Vo, according to the website.

Yelp users are excited about Breakwater Tattoo, which currently holds five stars out of four reviews on the site.

Yelper Ryan W., who reviewed Breakwater Tattoo on Dec. 5, wrote, "...They make it easy to make an appointment and be seen, communicate clearly and, most importantly, crank out amazing pieces that go above and beyond what you expect."

Jessica A. noted, "Breakwater is a totally zen place to get a tattoo. It's immaculately clean, comfortable, relaxing and beautiful. Justin Tauch, the owner and operator is an incredibly talented artist and his aesthetic and vision is embodied in his shop."

Breakwater Tattoo is open from noon–7 p.m. on Monday-Saturday. (It's closed on Sunday.)

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