Queen's Wharf restaurant was the only place for nearby dock workers to
grab a bite to eat. But it may not be there by the time you read
this... In 2012, the Port of Long Beach decided to tear the down the
40-year-old restaurant, along with the Deli next door, to make room for
a new port fireboat station.
Here is a Bing StreetSide view of the restaurant's north parking lot:
A. In the early seasons, I usually had to hunt down the locations after viewing the episodes,
using clues from the various scenes. By the now, though,
I've developed a small group of fans, spies & tipsters who kept an
eye out for Dexter filming in their neighborhoods, and would let me know
in advance when something was about to film there.
Between those reports, my own personal reconnaissance around town, and a
few new resources I discovered, by the time the first episode airs, I
already know most (but not all) of the filming locations, and only
need to watch the episodes and match up the scenes with the correct
This group of helpful fans includes Rick, Ellen, Elaine, Mia, Joel, Susan, Eric, Jeff, Kerry & others. My thanks to all of