Casual Dining Restaurants In Orange County, CA


Welcome to The Hangout Family of Restaurants! With some of the best casual restaurants in Orange County, CA we serve delicious New American food made fresh daily with fine ingredients and a southern touch. At our downtown Seal Beach Restaurant/Bar, The Hangout, we serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Our beachside restaurant offers casual dining with ocean views 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 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 and fun ambiance with a beach theme. We've put together a great tasting and varied selection of New American food. Our philosophy 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 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 Orange County that serve this cocktail. See why we have some of the best restaurants in Orange County, CA for value an service. View our full menus online. No reservations are needed.

Restaurant in Seal Beach

The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar is an ocean view restaurant in Seal Beach. Enjoy casual dining with a wide selection of food for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Located at the corner of Ocean Avenue and Main Street, we're in the heart of downtown Seal Beach. Open each morning at 7 am, start your day with us! Take a walk, view the scenery and go shopping on Seal Beach Main Street. Enjoy the many boutiques offering clothing and gifts before or after.  Looking for breakfast by the beach? 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. Enjoy an amazing Bloody Mary or Mimosa cocktail with relaxing waterfront views. 

Our popular New American menu offers great food. Choose from burgers, steaks or many seafood dishes including our amazing seafood pots. Our restaurant by the beach is an ideal choice for a casual dinner and drinks, celebrating a special occasion or a fun place to hang out with friends or family. For drinks, we serve a varied selection of craft beers on draft and unique cocktails. Just need a quick bite? Our happy hour is when you can try selections without the need for a full meal. We also have great lunch and dinner specials. 

We're one of the best restaurants in the Long Beach area just 5 miles from the 405. Whether you're in town for the Long Beach Convention Center, vacationing around Seal Beach; break out of ordinary! From Long Beach, CA, we are a mere 17 minutes and Los Angeles only 40 minutes. Visit one of the few Seal Beach restaurants on the water. Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Free parking on Main Street for 2 hours. Dine and relax at a restaurant by the beach!

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Restaurant in Huntington Beach

Hangout Too Southern Bar & Grill is our sister restaurant in Orange County with an indoor/outdoor bar and patio. It's a smaller restaurant great for group dinners. Experience the same attention to detail on a smaller scale. It's one of the best places to eat in Huntington Beach with great value and service. Perhaps your looking for a restaurant for dinner and drinks after the movies in Bella Terra Huntington Beach? Or a late lunch or evening to hang out with friends, you'll find us friendly and low key. With multiple flat screen TVs and space heaters in cooler weather, Hangout Too is one of the best places to 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. 

Restaurants in Orange County: best Places to Drink. Eat. Relax.

If your unfamiliar with us, we have some of the best restaurants in Orange County to eat, drink, and relax. Looking for somewhere to take an out of towner, friends, family, or date to eat? We've been described as fun places to hang out with friends with really good food and a local vibe. We're a restaurant bar for those wanting to eat and drink in great company. Our friendly service and knowledgeable staff offers a casual atmosphere to dine; a place to come back to that is just as welcoming as the first time. With some of the best places to eat in Orange County, we serve delicious New American food at reasonable prices 7 days a week. Our North Orange County restaurants are near popular cities such as Long Beach, Sunset Beach, Costa Mesa, Santa Ana, Garden Grove, and Irvine to name a few. 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



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 in front or rear.