Culinary Experience Comes Ashore at Pacific City’s Lot 579


LOT 579 Food Hall welcomes foodie favorites including Bear Flag, Pie-Not, Hans’, PopBar, Petals & Pop, and BurntCrumbs…with more exciting eateries opening later this summer and fall!

SoCal’s most buzzed-about oceanfront shopping, dining, and entertainment destination, Pacific City in Huntington Beach, has today announced that its modern food hall, LOT 579, is now open. Named after the Lifeguard Towers 5, 7 and 9 located directly across from the culinary concept, the food and lifestyle market now serves everything from gourmet sandwiches to the freshest ocean-to-table seafood, fish tacos to Australian meat pies, cold pops and homemade ice cream to champagne. And, as more tenants open throughout the summer and fall, LOT 579 also will offer artistically brewed coffee, the perfect combo of a delectable burger and a cold craft beer, delicious pizza by the slice, fresh pasta, sweet baked treats and so much more.

“We’ve been able to carefully curate and hand-select new and tried-and-true culinary and lifestyle concepts to create a modern take on the food hall,” said Heather Hollister, Senior Vice President of Leasing for DJM Capital Partners. “The variety of food options, shopping, and ambiance throughout LOT 579 make it a singular SoCal culinary experience for all the senses.”

These Exciting Concepts are Now Open at LOT 579:


This wildly popular OC born-and-bred favorite brings its freshly caught seafood artistry from the ocean to the table at LOT 579. Guests can enjoy Bear Flag’s famous and surfer-sanctioned fish tacos, burritos, poke and sushi, along with a killer view and full bar.  This is the most quintessential beach seafood experience the OC has to offer. Existing fans are legion, so if you’ve never experienced them before, prepare to join the culinary cult of Bear Flag!


The culinary visionaries behind the popular Burnt Truck and Burntzilla have opened their first gourmet, artisanal sandwich shop at LOT 579.  Inspired by the traditional deli, offering slow-roasted and braised meats, brined and pickled vegetables, and warm, artisanal bread, all made fresh and in-house.  This is living proof that a sandwich, in the right hands, is truly a work of art!


This “old school” creamery isn’t trying too hard to be “cool” – they always were!  A favorite of Orange County locals since their original location opened in 1972, Hans’ at LOT 579 churns out ice cream made on-site in small batches and serves up killer cones, shakes, sundaes, chocolate-dipped bananas and more. One word perfectly describes Hans – YUM!!


This fan-favorite boasts more than 40 rotational flavors and a totally customizable experience where each pop is dipped, topped and inspired by your own creativity and imagination.  PopBar at LOT 579 offers a range of delicious options and endless possibilities to craft your very own tasty, cold, sweet treat on a stick!


Experience an authentic, Aussie-style bakery offering classic meat pies, veggie and gluten-free pies, sweet treats and desserts, and other favorites inspired by bakeries across Australia. You’ll love the laid-back and friendly Aussie vibe, and we guarantee you’ll experience a true “slice of Australia” in everything Pie-Not at LOT 579 serves.  Eat up and enjoy, mates!


This innovative gem is a beloved Seal Beach favorite, bringing their unwavering creativity to LOT 579.  Every floral arrangement, container and artifact is a thing of beauty, and you will be delighted at every turn with finds to adorn your table, room and garden.  Whether shopping for a single stem, a simple but elegant bouquet or a more elaborate gift or arrangement mixing modern design with timeless artistry, you’ll love it all. And visit their fabulous champagne bar for a glass of the bubbly while waiting for your blooms!

Coming Soon to LOT 579:

Later this summer:


Roast Magazine’s prestigious 2015 Micro Roaster of the Year brings their meticulous artistry-in-a cup to LOT 579. The owners of Portola journey to the far stretches of Africa, South and Central Americas every year in search of the perfect raw ingredients, an unyielding quest that leads them to the most dedicated farmers and growers on earth.  Enjoy a coffee experience that has earned Portola not only customers, but passionate evangelists and fanatics!

Early to late fall:


Expect superior burgers and over 60 IPA beers on tap along with delicious fries and other beach faves that get thumbs-up from the dudes who just spent their morning surfing the breaks in HB. American Dream at LOT 579 elevates the notion of beach-shack snack food to the iconic status it deserves. Burgers, Beers and the Beach – need we say more?  It’s the American Dream!


This Belmont Shore sensation has a 10-year track record serving some of the most utterly delicious and wildly popular cupcakes on the California Coast. Experience delectable flavors such as Red Velvet Cream Cheese, Chocolate Caramel Toffee Buttercream and much more! This is an excitingly sweet moment for the Mother-Daughter duo behind Frosted Cupcakery, because Surf City is their hometown!  They are thrilled to bring their treats homeward-bound to LOT 579.


Well-known OC chef and restaurateur Franco Barone passes the baton to a younger generation, as his son and nephew helm his newest venture in LOT 579. Serving the most delicious whole pies and pizza by the slice, Il Barone also offers tasty salads, glorious pastas, memorable calzones and a mozzarella bar to die for! Wine and beer round out the menu in this warm and friendly dining spot.


The nationally famous smoked meats company since 1922, located in Bishop, California, is bringing their new premium jerky concept to LOT 579 at Pacific City. Known for their top quality products, smoked long and deep with mahogany logs, guests can sample and purchase preservative free beef, turkey, elk and bison jerky in a range of delicious flavors like habanero, sweet n’ spicy, chipotle bourbon and much more.


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