Ocean View Restaurant in Seal Beach, CA

The Hangout Restaurant and Beach Bar is an ocean view restaurant in Seal Beach, CA located at 901 Ocean Avenue at the corner of Main Street. Unlike other Seal Beach restaurants, The Hangout has 180 degree panoramic ocean views right just footsteps to the sand. It's the perfect ocean view restaurant for a romantic dinner, wedding anniversary, birthday, special occasion, or for casual dining. At night, dine with the lighted backdrop of the beautiful Seal Beach waterfront. Take a walk on the Seal Beach Pier after dinner or browse the many shops lining main street.

Opened on May 21, 2012, The Hangout Restaurant in Seal Beach is locally owned and operated. We take our food very seriously and therefore only use the very highest quality meats, seafood, and produce. Our New American menu consists of many traditional dishes with a little Southern Flair.  Breakfast, lunch, and dinners are made fresh to order daily. We purchase seafood not on the Seafood Watch List® and only use products that we feel live up to your expectations.

“There are other seal beach restaurants with a view but only The Hangout has direct ocean views”.

The Hangout Restaurant, Seal Beach offers a wine program featuring many California wines. We're proud to feature ONEHOPE Wine as our house wine. ONEHOPE Wine donates an astounding 50% of its profits to various charities.

During the remodeling of this Seal Beach restaurant landmark, reclaimed lumber was used in the fabrication of the table tops, bar top, and wall material throughout. All of our paper products and takeout supplies are recycled and compostable. Stop and dine at one of the best seal beach main street restaurants.

Seal Beach Restaurant Menu Favorites 

The Hangout Restaurant in Seal Beach features a delicious New American menu with a wide selection, no matter the occasion. Stuck on what type of food to choose? Problem solved.  Our menu is so varied that we span several categories. We have managed to cover it all.  We have many seafood dishes, great burgers, salads, and to top it off some great desserts. 

See our full Seal Beach Restaurant menu online. Be sure to check out our weekly food specials. Below are some of our favorited dishes.

Fresh Mahi over Creamy Grits and Roasted Corn Salsa. 

Red Potatoes & Seasonal Veggies.

Just like Moms. House-Made Meatloaf w/ Mashed Potatoes and Seasonal Veggies.

Beef Brisket w/ Au Jus, Creamy Horsey Sauce, Mashed Potatoes and Southern Greens.

Choice Beef cooked your way. Pepper Jack Cheese, Grilled Jalapeños, Crispy Onions w/ House-Made BBQ Sauce. Rock n' roll.


Fried Green Tomato, Mozzarella, Fresh Basil & Basil Oil.


Lobster, Clams, Shrimp, Mussels, Calamari, Mahi, Red Potatoes, Corn & Veggies.

The Hangout Restaurant, Seal Beach

Our restaurant is located at 901 Ocean Avenue right at the Seal Beach Pier. Hours:  Monday- Sun: 7am - Midnight

Cross Street: Main Street

Monday thru Friday:    7:00 am  - 12:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday     7:00 am  -  2:00  pm 

Sunday thru Thursday  11:00 am - 9:00 pm 
Friday & Saturday         11:00 am - 9:30 pm 

LATE NIGHT (Burgers Only):
Sunday - Thursday:  *9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday & Saturday:    *9:30 pm - 10:30 pm 

Mon-Fri 3 pm till 6 pm


Free as space permits. Additional free parking on Ocean Avenue for 1 hour.
Check for restrictions. 

The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar
901 Ocean Avenue, Seal Beach, CA 90740
Cuisine: New American 
Reservations: No

(562) 431-4888

Seal Beach Proximity to Los Angeles, Long Beach and Orange County Cities

The Hangout Restaurant in Seal Beach is close to a number of major cities and offers a great escape. From Disneyland, we are 30 minutes and the Anaheim Convention center approximately 27 minutes.  From Los Angeles, its 35 minutes if your coming from downtown.

If your staying in Long Beach, CA we are a mere 17 Minutes!

Dine directly across from the Seal Beach Pier and catch some of the best sunsets in Orange County.  We are located right off main street on Ocean Avenue. Come visit one of the best local Seal Beach restaurants. We look forward to making your visit memorable.