Best Casual Restaurants In Orange County, CA

Welcome to The Hangout! With some of the best restaurants in Orange County, CA for casual dining, 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 have great places 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, Hangout Too in the Bolsa Chica Heil Area, we serve brunch, lunch and dinner. Relax on an outside seating patio. It's conveniently located near the Bella Terra shopping mall and popular recreation area Bolsa Chica State Park.

At each of our restaurants in Orange County 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 starters that pair well with our wide drink selection. Our full bars serve the best beers on draft, unique cocktails, and California wine.

The Hangout is proud to have been selected for the top 5 Best Bloody Mary in Orange County list by CBS Los Angeles. We have also 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 menus online. No reservations are needed. Learn more about our fun restaurants in Orange County.

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 water. 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 breath in the fresh ocean air. For cyclists, there is a rack to lock and fasten your bike. Our location is easy to get to. 

For Orange County restaurants with a view, 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. Enjoy lunch/dinner specials Sunday through Saturday.

For restaurants in Orange County, CA, 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 hang out. Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Free parking for 2 hours on Main Street. 

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Restaurant in Huntington Beach

Hangout Too Southern Bar & Grill is our indoor/outdoor restaurant in Huntington Beach. Although one of the smaller restaurants in Orange County, CA it's great for group dinners. Experience the same good food on a smaller scale. Our southern inspired food portions are right on point. With a casual decor and fun friendly staff, enjoy a relaxing atmosphere. Perhaps your looking for a restaurant for dinner and drinks, a late lunch, or places to go with friends? You'll find us attentive and low key. With multiple flat screen TVs and space heaters on the patio in cooler weather, relax with the sports game on. We have several fresh craft beers on tap! Choose from a good selection of craft beer styles. We're just 2 miles to PCH and the beach. If your looking for restaurants near Bella Terra Huntington Beach Mall and Movies, we're only 8 minutes. 

We're one of the best restaurants in Huntington Beach for outdoor dining. Sit at one of our tables or grab a stool at the outside bar adn catch some sunshine. In addition, we're one of the few dog friendly restaurants. Our Happy Hour in Huntington Beach is an opportunity to try some of our cocktails. craft beer, and food at great prices. 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 vegetarian, our veggie tacos get high marks! Dine inside or out. We're one of the ideal places to hang out and beat the crowds. With ample parking and no time restrictions, you won't have to rush or keep track of the meter. For restaurants near the Huntington Beach Pier, we're a great alternative and just 15 minutes. We open daily from 11:30 am daily. Enjoy free parking.

Places To eat & Drink in Orange County: fun, Relaxing Ambiance

If your unfamiliar with us, The Hangout has some of the best places to eat in Orange County that are fun and relaxing. Looking for restaurant bars to take an out of towner, friends, or where to go on a casual date? The Hangout has been described as fun places to go with friends or family 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 some 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.