Best Casual Restaurants In Orange County, CA

Welcome to The Hangout! With some of the best casual restaurants in Orange County, CA, we serve delicious New American food made fresh daily. All of our dishes are prepared from fine ingredients with southern seasonings at moderate prices. We are a great place to go with friends or family. At our Restaurant/Bar in Seal Beach, The Hangout, we serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Our waterfront restaurant offers direct views of the ocean and Seal Beach Pier. At our Huntington Beach Restaurant/Bar near Bella Terra in the Bolsa Chica Heil area, we serve brunch, lunch and dinner. Relax on an outside seating patio. It's conveniently located close to Bolsa Chica State Park and The Westminster Mall.

At each of our casual restaurants in Orange County, CA experience a fun, relaxing ambiance with a beach theme. Enjoy a great tasting and varied selection of New American food ranging from seafood, steaks, chicken, sandwiches, salads, pasta, and more. Our philosophy and aim is straight forward: provide good food, value, and service with a unique take on classic fare that we know and love. Taste dishes with our own signature recipes. Start off with delicious appetizers or salads that pair well with our wide drink selection. Our full bars serve the best beers on draft, unique cocktails, and California wine. For a beer tasting, try our craft beer flight.

The Hangout is proud to have been selected for the top 5 Best Bloody Mary in Orange County list by CBS Los Angeles. Additionally, we've been featured in “The Drunken Tomato” a Bloody Mary book written by author Shelley Buchanan. Her guide profiles the go to bars in Los Angeles and the OC to drink this classic cocktail. View our full breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus online. No reservations are needed. 

Restaurant in Seal Beach

The Hangout is an ocean view restaurant in Seal Beach. We serve breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner 7 days a week. Grab a window seat and take in amazing views of the waterfront. During the warmer months, feel the breeze blowing right off the ocean. We're minutes to downtown Seal Beach Main Street shopping. Enjoy the many boutiques offering clothing and gifts before or after your meal. Take a walk on the pier and breathe in the fresh ocean air. For cyclists, there is a rack to lock and fasten your bike! A great way to spend the day. Our location is easy to get to. 

Our beach restaurant opens each morning at 7 am! Our “Hangout Breakfast” features eggs any style and continues to be a popular dish. If brunch is your preference, we're the perfect place for your late morning or early afternoon meal. Drink an amazing Bloody Mary or Mimosa cocktail with relaxing ocean views. Our New American menu ranges from beef, chicken, BBQ, or fish including our amazing seafood pots. Just need a quick bite? Try one of our amazing appetizers, sandwiches or salads or bite into one of our popular fish tacos. Enjoy lunch/dinner specials Sunday through Saturday.

The Hangout is an ideal choice for casual dinner and drinks, celebrating a special occasion, or a fun place to go with friends. Looking for a casual date night restaurant to meet or have conversation over drinks? The bar portion offers a lively atmosphere and enjoyable ambiance. For drinks, we serve a varied selection of craft beers on draft and unique cocktails. We're one of the few waterfront restaurants near Long Beach and just 5 miles from the 405 and PCH. Whether you're in town for the Long Beach Convention Center, or visiting the Queen Mary, break out of ordinary! From Long Beach, it's 17 minutes and Los Angeles only 40 minutes. See why we're one of the must try restaurants and places to hangout. In 2015, The Hangout was awarded the best new restaurant in Seal Beach. Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Free parking for 2 hours on Main Street. Join us.

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Restaurant in Huntington Beach

Hangout Too Southern Bar & Grill is our indoor/outdoor Huntington Beach restaurant. Experience the same good food and value in a smaller setting. With a relaxing patio atmosphere, it's great for group dinners. Our southern inspired food portions are right on point. With a casual decor and fun, friendly staff it's a relaxing atmosphere. A must try is our classic Jalapeño Margarita cocktail Bacon Mac n' Cheese Balls, and sliders (pork and salmon) favorited by locals. For BBQ ribs you can't go wrong. For vegetarians, our veggie tacos get high marks! 

For places to eat in Huntington Beach, we're just 2 miles to PCH and the state beach. Close to Bella Terra mall and the movies, we're just 8 minutes. Perhaps your looking for dinner and drinks, a late lunch, or places to go with friends for cocktails? You'll find us attentive and low key. Our full Huntington Beach bar occupies part of our restaurant. We're a great place to unwind after a long day. Choose from a selection of the latest craft beers on tap! Our beers routinely change bringing in new brands. Our range of cocktails offers many choices. With multiple flat screen TVs and space heaters in cooler weather, you can relax with the game on the patio.

We're one of the best restaurants in Huntington Beach for outdoor dining with free parking. Our local patrons love the outdoor patio atmosphere. Sit at one of our tables or grab a seat at the outside bar and catch some sunshine. In addition, we're one of the few dog friendly restaurants. Our happy hour is an opportunity to try some of our cocktails. craft beer, and food at great prices. Dine inside or out. We're one of the ideal places to hangout and beat the crowds. With no time restrictions on parking, you won't have to deal validations or worry about time. For downtown restaurant alternatives, we're one of the best choices and just 15 minutes. We open daily from 11:30 am.

Places To eat in Orange County, CA: fun, Relaxing Ambiance

If your unfamiliar with us, The Hangout has some of the best places to eat in Orange County, CA offering a fun atmosphere with great value. Looking for restaurant bars to take an out of towner, places to hang out or a relaxing spot on a casual date? Diners describe us as fun places to go with really good food and a local vibe. Experience a nice mix of ambiance and food. We're ideal for those wanting to eat and drink in great company. Our friendly service and knowledgeable staff offer a casual dining atmosphere; a place to come back to that's just as welcoming as the first time. We serve delicious New American food at reasonable prices 7 days a week. We have great places to hangout in Orange County and eat near Long Beach, Sunset Beach, Costa Mesa, Santa Ana, Garden Grove, and Irvine areas. We look forward to serving you!


The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar
901 Ocean Avenue 
Seal Beach, CA 90740 
Telephone: (562) 431-4888
Hours: 7am - 12pm daily
Cuisine: New American
Ambiance: Casual Dining
Reservations: No
Cash, Visa, MC, Discover, Amex
Parking: 2 hours free on Main Street.
$3.00 for 2 hours at The Seal beach Pier or all day for $6.


Hangout Too Southern Bar & Grill
16446 Bolsa Chica St
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Telephone: (657) 204-9306
Hours: 11:30am - 11pm daily
Cuisine: New American
Ambiance: Casual Dining
Reservations: No
Cash, Visa, MC, Discover, Amex
Parking: Hassle-free parking, no time restrictions.