tan-ta-lum: Number 73 on the Periodic Table of Elements;
symbol: TA A non-corrosive metal found by the sea, known for its inability to absorb negative elements from its surrounding environment.
A Hidden Treasure
Situated along Alamitos Bay, deep within the beautiful Marina Pacifica, lays one of Long Beach’s best-kept secrets. Step inside Tantalum and take a journey into culinary paradise. Specializing in an eclectic menu of New California Cuisine with an Asian soul, Tantalum promises to please even the most discerning palate.
Our innovative menu showcases complex flavor profiles designed to excite and heighten the senses. All menu items are created to pair well with either an elegant glass of wine or any one of our refreshingly exotic cocktails.
A chic interior evocative of the Indonesian Islands couples dark woods with lush foliage, providing a luxurious backdrop in which to relax with friends, entertain guests, host a private party, enjoy live entertainment, or simply impress that certain someone.
The 75-foot mahogany bar and ultra hip dining lounge offer breathtaking panoramic bay views as well as a perfect place to sit and watch the sun go down.
Treat yourself to our complimentary valet or take advantage of over 1000ft of private docking space; whichever way you decide to travel, take a trip to Tantalum and experience the extraordinary combination of sexiness and style.
At the Helm
Behind any reputable business there stands a team of valiant individuals who come together in order to produce something magnificent; Tantalum is no exception.
General Manager Kristen Schwarze, with a background covering restaurants across the nation is one of the many faces that have helped Tantalum achieve its superlative status. Classy yet chic, with an ambitious passion for hospitality, Schwarze creates an environment concentrated on the guest. Her inviting personality and acute attention to detail ensures that each visit to Tantalum be just as unforgettable as the first.
Working alongside Schwarze is Long Beach local and Executive Chef, Jack Daniel Robertson. While studying to receive his degree in Advanced Culinary Arts from Orange Coast College, Robertson had the opportunity to experience both low and high-volume restaurants, honing his skills as well as working next to some of Southern California’s most creative culinary artists. Since then, his resume has come to include an array of prestigious kitchens such as the Meritage in Irvine and the Four Seasons Hotel in Newport Beach. Chef Robertson’s passion for food is undeniable, as is evident by his insistence on seasonal produce in addition to his culinary creations, fusing California cuisine with the soul of Asia.
What People Say
I came here for my birthday and fell in love with this place. I can’t wait to go back. WHO WANTS TO COME?
The atmosphere is so fun, the food is delicious and the service was great. Wonderful dining experience! Took my family here from out of town and we will definitely be back again.
I can’ say any more than I already have about this place.. it’s awesome…Go for the food, drinks, & view. You won’t be disappointed. The Duck 2 Ways is delicious!!!
This is a very nice restaurant. The food was great!
Enjoyed the service here. The ambience is fantastic. The drinks weren’t well done. The food was excellent
Although I was disappointed that they ran out of Halibit , the tolapia was yummy.. just very small portions.
Went to Tantalum on a recommendation from my date. The view from the bar of the marina was awesome! The food was prepared expertly and was very tasty . Will be back for sure soon
We went on a Saturday and it was quiet, but Happy Hour prices applied. The view is exquisite and the food has an Asian flair with amazing tastes. Service was excellent and attentive. relaxed atmosphere on a weekend day. I have been there in the evening when it’s busier. anytime is great.
Always enjoy ourselves at Tantalum! The entire experience is wonderful, and the view is beautiful.
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