Ocean View Restaurant in Seal Beach, CA

The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar is an Ocean View Restaurant in Seal Beach, CA located at 901 Ocean Avenue at the corner of Main Street right off Pacific Coast Highway. Unlike other downtown Seal Beach Restaurants, The Hangout has 180 degree panoramic ocean views just footsteps to the water. It's the perfect Ocean View Restaurant for a romantic dinner, wedding anniversary, birthday, special occasion, or to catch up with friends and family. We offer a casual dining atmosphere with a surf theme throughout. 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 downtown Seal Beach Main Street.

Opened on May 21, 2012, The Hangout is a locally owned and operated Seal Beach Restaurant. 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 in Seal Beach, CA 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 Main Street 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. In 2014, The Hangout Restaurant received the "TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence" for being one of the top performing Seal Beach Restaurants. See for yourself we we are one of the best places to eat in Seal Beach. Stop by and dine with us!

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 food types. We have managed to cover it all. Here you'll find many seafood dishes, great burgers, salads, sandwiches, and to top it off some excellent desserts! Below are a few of our popular dishes. See our full menu online.

BLACKENED GRILLED MAHI
Fresh Mahi over Creamy Grits and Roasted Corn Salsa. 

HAND-CUT 10 oz. NEW YORK STRIP STEAK
Red Potatoes & Seasonal Veggies.

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

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

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

FRIED GREEN TOMATO CAPRESE

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

BOUNTY of THE SEA POT

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

The Hangout Restaurant Seal Beach

The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar
901 Ocean Avenue
Seal BeachCA 90740
(562) 431-4888
New American
Reservations: No
Restaurant Gift Cards: Yes
Cross Street: Ocean Ave at Main Street
Payment Types: 
Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Amex

Seal Beach restaurant hours are 7 am to 12 am steps to the pier and Eisenhower Park.

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

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

LATE NIGHT (burger menu only):
Sunday - Thursday:  *9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday & Saturday:   *9:30 pm - 10:30 pm 

ocean view restaurant orange county: Long Beach, Sunset Beach, Huntington beach

As one of the few ocean restaurants with a beach view, The Hangout is near a number of major cities and offer a great dining escape that is both casual and relaxing. We're one of the best Orange County restaurants with a view near Long Beach, Sunset Beach, Huntington Beach, and Westminster, CA serving breakfast, lunch, dinner. We have a unique New American menu consisting of many different types of food and appetizers ranging from grilled seafood, steaks, burgers, salads, and more.

If your staying in Long Beach, California, we are 6.5 miles away right off Pacific Coast Highway. From Sunset Beach, we are approximately 3 miles! From Westminster, its approximately ten miles and from Disneyland and the Anaheim Convention Center, it takes 27 minutes. Dine at one of the few beach restaurants opposite the Seal Beach Pier and catch some of the best views and sunsets in Orange County, CA. Come visit and see why we're one of the best places to eat for value and service. We look forward to making your visit memorable.