Casual Dining 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 flavorings at moderate prices. At our Restaurant/Bar in downtown Seal Beach, The Hangout, we serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Our ocean view restaurant offers casual dining steps to the Seal Beach waterfront. At our Huntington Beach Restaurant/Bar, Hangout Too in the Bolsa Chica Heil Area, we serve brunch, lunch and dinner with 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 casual Orange County restaurants, experience a relaxing ambiance with a beach theme. Enjoy a great tasting and varied selection of New American food. Our philosophy and aim is straight forward: provide great food, value, and service with a unique take on classic fare that we know and love. Taste classic dishes with our own signature recipes. Start off with delicious appetizers or starters that pair well with our variety of drinks. We have a full bar serving 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 profiled in “The Drunken Tomato” a Bloody Mary book written by local author Shelley Buchanan. Her guide profiles the best restaurants and bars in Los Angeles and the OC that serve this cocktail. View our full menus online. No reservations are needed. Learn why we we're one of the best Orange County restaurants for value and service.

Restaurant in Seal Beach

The Hangout is an ocean view restaurant in Seal Beach. Enjoy casual dining with a wide selection of food during breakfast, lunch, or dinner. During the warmer months, feel the breeze blowing off the ocean. We're located at the corner of Ocean Avenue in downtown. We're minutes to Seal Beach Main Street shopping. Enjoy the many boutiques offering clothing and gifts before or after your meal. Take a walk on the pier. For cyclists, there is a bike rack to lock your bike. Our location is easy to get to. 

Looking for breakfast by the beach? We open 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 waterfront views. Choose from burgers, steaks or many seafood dishes including our amazing seafood pots.

For Orange County restaurants by the beach, The Hangout is an ideal choice for a casual dinner and drinks, celebrating a special occasion, or a fun place to hang out with friends. Looking for a casual date night restaurant bar to meet or have conversation over drinks? The bar portion of our restaurant offers a lively atmosphere. For drinks, we serve a varied selection of craft beers on draft and unique cocktails. Just need a quick bite? Try one of our amazing appetizers. We also have great lunch/dinner specials Sunday through Saturday.

Free parking is available on Main Street for 2 hours. We're one of the best restaurants near Long Beach, CA 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, CA, it's 17 minutes and Los Angeles only 40 minutes. See why we're one of the must try restaurants. Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. 

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Restaurant in Huntington Beach

Hangout Too Southern Bar & Grill is our indoor/outdoor bar and patio. Although one of the smaller Orange County restaurants, it's great for group dinners. Experience the same attention to detail on a smaller scale. Perhaps your looking for a restaurant for dinner and drinks after the movies in Bella Terra Huntington Beach? Or a late lunch or place to hang out with friends? You'll find us friendly and low key. With multiple flat screen TVs and space heaters in cooler weather, our  to relax and catch the sports game over fresh craft beers on tap! For outdoor dining, sit at one of our tables or take a seat at our outside bar.

Our Happy Hour in Huntington Beach is a great time to try some of our cocktails and beer. Eat select food at great prices. A must try is our classic Jalapeño Margarita cocktail or Bacon Mac n' Cheese Balls favorited by locals. We also have the best BBQ Ribs in Huntington Beach. Dine inside or out; a great place to eat and beat the crowds. Plenty of hassle-free parking in front or rear. 

Fun Restaurants in Orange County, CA: Places to Eat, drink, Relax

If your unfamiliar with us, we have some of the best places to eat and drink in Orange County, CA. Looking for a restaurant bar to take an out of towner, friends, or family, or casual date ideas? We've been described as fun places to go with friends or family with really good food and a local vibe.  A great mix of atmosphere and food. Our restaurant bar is ideal for those wanting to eat and drink in great company. Our friendly service and knowledgeable staff offers a casual atmosphere to dine or drink; 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. Looking for a hang out spot near me? Commutable from Long Beach, Sunset Beach, Costa Mesa, Santa Ana, Garden Grove, and Irvine. See for yourself why we're one of the best places to hangout. 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 next to the 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.