Long Beach is a sunny seaside city that’s teeming with events and ladies looking to date. Around half a million people live here, so whatever your type of woman is, you’re likely to find her.
That means you’re sure to meet some single cougars in Long Beach if you know where to look. Whether you’re a fan of surfing, shopping, or art, you’ll enjoy exploring because of the sheer diversity.
The Best Places to Find Cougars in Long Beach
Long Beach is culturally diverse, drawing from various heritages. It’s always interesting here! At any time of the year, there are multiple festivals, sporting events, and concerts happening all over the city. It’s perfectly balanced between being a charming beachfront town and a bustling metropolis.
We mentioned over 30 cool venues in this guide to meet and date cougars in Long Beach. Still, we'll start off with a shortlist of four venues and dating apps to help those who don't have the time to read the full guide. Check these venues/apps first then if you want more, you can check the rest of the post.
Club db Lounge for intense partying with Long Beach cougars
Club db Lounge is a sleek nightclub and events venue in Downtown Downey. This is the place to go if you’re up for a hardcore night out. Get ready to hit the dance floor since Club db Lounge is home to many talented DJs and artists. But whatever your tastes in music are, you’re sure to enjoy the night here.
Impress the cougars by donning your most flattering suit and ordering bottle service. Be ready to switch on the charm the moment you step in. The cougars here know what they want, and if you don’t watch out, they’ll sweep you off your feet!
AFF is a great Long Beach cougar dating site if you want a casual relationship (try it free)
If you are just looking for something casual with a Long Beach cougar, you are definitely not alone. Lots of guys and cougars don’t have time to maintain a relationship. But they definitely don’t want to miss the fun parts.
When it comes to sites that will get you some action without the commitment, AFF is the one that always gets us results. Only on AFF can you find a huge user base of people who are all looking to get laid. You won’t find any hopeless romantics here.
You won't find a more dependable way to meet cougars to take home than AFF!
When you check out AFF, you’ll notice one important thing: most users are older than those you’ll find on typical sites. So if you’re tired of using the same old app only to meet hundreds of 20-something ladies, you’ll love that AFF has a healthy selection of Long Beach cougars. In fact, of all the sites we’ve tried that are specifically for getting into bed with someone, AFF is the one that got us the most cougars.
See why we love AFF by giving it a shot tonight!
eHarmony is the unbeatable way for most guys to meet cougars in Long Beach for a relationship (try it free)
There are several great options to meet cougars in Long Beach when you're going out but you only have so much time and money you can spend. If you REALLY want to meet a lot of single cougars you need to be smart and efficient with your time. That means checking out eHarmony.
A lot of cougars have stopped spending time in bars and clubs and ONLY meeting single guys online to find a relationship. They're busy too and being able to connect with men, especially when they want to date younger guys, makes their life (and your life) a LOT easier.
If you haven't tried out online dating yet to meet cougars you're missing out on a TON of opportunities!
There are a few reasons why we've found eHarmony to be the best option for most guys and why it's at the top of our rankings for the best cougar dating apps and sites:
You won't find more Long Beach cougars who want a relationship on any other site or app
There are other options out there that have more people using them but actually finding single cougars can be very time-consuming. Even if you find attractive women over 35 using them you never really know if they're interested in dating younger guys.
With eHarmony, every woman using it is VERY open to a serious relationship with both younger and older guys and they aren't afraid to show it! No other option out there has more REAL COUGARS that you can actually meet up with.
These women actually want to meet up and there's a great variety
It doesn't matter how many people are using an app or site if all the women are just there for attention. Most of the bigger free apps out there are filled with time-wasting women who just want to collect compliments.
In our experience, the women on eHarmony are MUCH more engaged and actually want to meet guys in person. Why else would they use such a specific site?
If you haven't tried eHarmony, you absolutely should. It's a great experience for most guys and a combination of time spend in our favorite places on this list and eHarmony is a recipe for success!
Tracy’s Bar and Grill where many cougars in Long Beach hang out
Spend enough time with cougars in bars, and you’ll notice that they love singing their hearts out in karaoke. That’s one reason why Long Beach cougars flock to Tracy’s Bar and Grill, which holds karaoke nights twice a week which is a great place to practice your skills when learning how to approach and meet cougars!
Unlike other cougar bars in Long Beach, Tracy’s serves great drinks while remaining family-friendly. It’s perfect for breakfast and lunch, but to catch the more mature crowd, head here during the evenings.
Cougars also swear by the food at Tracey’s. It’s much, much better than what you’d expect from typical bars. Their food is always well-prepared and comforting. We can’t get enough of their burgers, garlic fries, and chicken tortilla soup.
Top Long Beach Cougar Bars and Cougar Clubs
Long Beach has a buzzing dating scene, especially in the Downtown area. We’ll launch you right into it by pointing you to where cougars actively go on the prowl. By knowing the hottest Long Beach cougar bars and restaurants, you’ll have a much better chance of meeting that lovely older woman.
Read on for the full list, and don’t forget to tell us all about your experience in the comments section!
- The Long Beach Hotel Bar-Grill - 405 E Broadway
- The Auld Dubliner - 71 S Pine Ave
- Wine Bar - 250 West Ocean Boulevard
- Crow's Cocktail - 5728 2nd St
- Reno Room - 3400 E Broadway
- Crow’s Cocktail - 5728 2nd St
- The Flite Room - 4111 N Lakewood Blvd
- Shannon's Bayshore Saloon - 5335 2nd St
- The Stache Bar - 941 E 4th St
- Panama Joe's - 5100 2nd St
- House of Hayden - 421 E 1st St
We mentioned a cool mix of bars, clubs, and pubs in the above list. Check the ones that fit your agenda and go nuts.
Make sure you bring your best game to the venue. Dress well, look good, be cool, fun, and playful. Take the lead but don't be super bossy and don't be afraid to speak up and tease her a bit. These things matter a lot to women, especially cougars.
Meet Cougars in Long Beach During the Day
Thanks to the perfect weather, people are usually out and about, and you might spot several alluring cougars while walking down the street. Long Beach cougars have their favorite destinations, like Pike Outlets for shopping or Kava Yoga for staying in shape.
We like approaching women during the day because it saves a lot of time and bar money. We also found that you don't meet a lot of competition from other men during the day. Unlike in bars, you won't find a dozen puffed-up dudes fighting over your cougar and showering her with drinks and cheesy lines. It's just you and her.
If yes, then check some of these spots for meeting hot Long Beach cougars in broad daylight:
- Long Beach Towne Center - 7575 Carson Blvd
- Crunch Fitness - 4280 Long Beach Blvd
- Starbucks - 281 E Willow St
- Arthur Murray Dance Studio - 5236 E Los Altos Plaza
- The Pike Outlets - 95 S Pine Ave
- Blackbird Cafe Inc - 3405 Orange Ave
- Whole Foods - 6400 Pacific Coast Hwy Ste A-100
The Guide to Cougar Dating in Long Beach
We showed you where to meet some of the hottest Long Beach cougars. Now let's assume you were fun, cocky, teasing, assertive, and got her number. Let's also assume you charmed her off over the phone and she laughed so much over text she decided to go out with you.
Where would you take her?
A bar, a restaurant, a movie theatre... So many options that will confuse you especially if you're new to dating or haven't dated somebody in a while. That's why we're here....
We divided your first-date experience with Long Beach cougars into three types depending on your goal and her blueprint. Here's how:
If you just want to keep it casual take her to a lounge
If all you're looking for is a fling, or if she seems receptive to sleeping with you early on, then why waste more time. Take her to a cool romantic bar close to your place and charm the pants off her.
The goal is to build comfort and intimacy. Once done, you can move her to another bar or walk by your place and invite her up. Easy.
These are our favorite romantic bars and lounges for dating cougars in Long Beach:
- Boathouse on the Bay - 190 N Marina Dr
- Padre - 525 E Broadway
- Saint & Second - 4828 2nd St
- The Exhibition Room - 1117 E Wardlow Rd
- Ballast Point Brewing - 110 N Marina Dr
- VUE - 2640 North Lakewood Blvd
- Mezcalero - 525 E Broadway
If you're more serious about dating her try a comedy club, piano bar, or fun activity
If first-date intimacy isn't on your list, or if she can't spend the night for some reason - kids, work...etc - then opt for a romantic mid-day activity. Something safe, but still fun and build comfort. Like the ones on this list:
- Cal Bowl - 2500 E Carson St, Lakewood
- Pelican Pier Pavilion - 411 Shoreline Village Dr
- El Dorado Park West - 2800 N Studebaker Rd
- Laugh Factory - 151 S Pine Ave
- The Long Beach Antique Market - 4901 E Conant St
- Bluff Park - 2500 E Ocean Blvd
- The Queen Mary - 1126 Queens Hwy
- Long Beach Museum of Art - 2300 E Ocean Blvd
If she's very old school you can always do a
dinner date (but that isn't recommended)
I don't like restaurant dates but some women prefer it, especially cougars. Some like it to brag around their friends while others use it to size up your wallet. Regardless, if a restaurant is your only option then try one of these:
- Tantalum Restaurant - 6272 Pacific Coast Hwy
- 555 East American Steakhouse - 555 E Ocean Blvd
- Queensview Steakhouse - 435 Shoreline Village Drive
- Nick's on 2nd - 4901 2nd St
- Michael's on Naples Ristorante - 5620 2nd St