New American Restaurants In Orange County, CA

Welcome to The Hangout! At our casual Restaurants in Orange County, Experience New American food. Enjoy Southern inspired dishes made fresh daily prepared from the finest ingredients. Our philosophy and aim is straightforward: Provide Good Food, Value, and Service with a unique take on classic fare that we know and love. We're a great place to eat for date night, birthdays, to hang out with Friends or with Family. Our fun, relaxed atmosphere never disappoints.

For waterfront dining in Orange County with ocean views, The Hangout is steps to the Seal Beach Pier. In 2015, it was voted best new restaurant by local readers. We're convenient for visitors walking Main Street or the boardwalk. For outside dining in Huntington Beach, Hangout Too provides a cozy outdoor patio. It's convenient to Bella Terra and Westminster Mall.

Our OC restaurants are locally owned and operated serving Fresh Seafood, Steaks, Chicken, Sandwiches, Salads, Pasta and more. With a varied selection of New American Food in Orange County. we can please just about anyone. Start with delicious Appetizers that pair well with a wide drink selection. See our daily lunch and dinner specials for eating on a budget.

Relax in one of the adjoining Full Bars with the best Beers on draft, unique Cocktails, or Californian Wine. For a Beer Tasting, try a Craft Beer Flight. We're proud to have been selected for the top 5 Best Bloody Marys in Orange County by CBS Los Angeles. Additionally, “The Drunken Tomato” a Bloody Mary book written by author Shelley Buchanan featured us. Her guide profiles the top spots in Los Angeles and the OC to drink this Classic Cocktail.

View full Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Menus online. See why locals and travelers recommend us for where to eat  and drink nearby. No reservations are needed.


Ocean View Restaurant in Seal Beach

Ocean View Restaurant in Seal Beach

The Hangout is an Ocean View Restaurant in Seal Beach steps to the waterfront. Take a table and watch the sunset or view the lighted pier at night. Dine on Main Street minutes to great shopping. Visit the many Boutiques offering Clothing and Gifts before or after your meal. 

Take a walk on the Pier and breathe in the fresh ocean air. For cyclists, there is a rack to lock and fasten your bike! There's no better way to spend the day and explore. For Long Beach restaurants with a view, we're 7 miles. Our location is easy to get to. We serve Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week.

For a tranquil Breakfast By the Beach, join us from 7:00 am! Consider Rancheros or Jack Daniel's French Toast to energize your morning. For Brunch spots, we're ideal for your late morning or weekend festivities.

Drink an amazing Bloody Mary or Mimosa Cocktail with scenic views. Explore New American Food from Beef, Chicken, BBQ, or Fish including our amazing Seafood Pots. Just need a quick bite? Try one of our amazing Appetizers, Sandwiches, Salads or popular Fish Tacos. Enjoy Lunch/Dinner Specials Sunday through Saturday.

Our Seal Beach Bar on Main Street, was selected for Thrillist's top 23 beachside bars in Los Angeles. Get started with drinks from our award-winning bartender. There's no better spot for drinks with Friends in the Long Beach Area.

Experience a lively atmosphere with good music. Relax with a varied selection of Craft Beers on draft and unique Cocktails. Try the Drink of The Week. Hungry? It connects to our dining area. Several options exist for free parking. Join us.

Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence  Best New Restaurant award

Want an ocean view restaurant that has a great variety of comfort food and a friendly staff that seems to know everyone in town? You will love the staff, the proximity to the beach, and above all….you will LOVE their Bloody Marys.

—The Bloody Mary Tourist


Outdoor Restaurant In Huntington Beach

Patio dining in Huntington Beach CA

For Indoor-Outdoor dining, The Hangout Restaurant in Huntington Beach is Near Bella Terra. Experience the same Good Food and Value in a smaller setting. For Patio Dining, it's ideal for Group Dinners. Local patrons love the cozy atmosphere outside. For dog friendly restaurants, we're one of the few nearby.

Our Southern inspired food portions are right on point. A must try is the classic Jalapeño Margarita Cocktail, Bacon Mac n' Cheese Balls or Sliders (Pork and Salmon) favorited by locals. For Vegetarians, the Veggie Tacos get high marks!

For Brunch Huntington Beach, relax with the breeze from the nearby harbor on the patio. Try our spinach and mushroom omelette, perfect for vegetarians. Our onion rings are a great appetizer to start. For lighter fare, the deviled eggs remain popular. From our Cobb salad to chicken and waffles, there's something for everyone.

Our Bar in Huntington Beach is perfect for a burger and beer with sports TV. Choose from the latest Craft Beers on tap! Our Draft Beers routinely change as we bring in new brands. The range of Cocktails offers many choices. Unsure what to drink? Talk with our bartender for some unique suggestions. With multiple Flat Screen TVs and space heaters in cooler weather, you can relax outside. Watch the latest Sports Game with a cool local crowd.

Experience a great local place to eat, hang out, and relax. With free parking and no time restrictions, relax without the need for parking validation. For HB Pier Restaurant Alternatives, we're just 15 minutes away. From Sunset Beach it's just 2 miles and 3.4 miles from the Bolsa Chica Wetlands. You'll find the Staff Prompt, Cheerful and Helpful. We Open Daily from 11:30 am. You'll find the Staff Prompt, Cheerful and Helpful.

Great local spot in Bolsa Chica tucked away in a nice little corner plaza a couple miles from the beach. We sat in the outdoor patio, which is almost like being indoor. We brought our dog and felt very homey.
—Paul G., Yelp


Fun Places To Eat in Orange County, CA

We're described as casual, fun places to eat in Orange County. Enjoy good food with a local vibe. Accessible from PCH and the 405, we're ideal to hang out with a group of friends or for a first date. With Friendly Service and a Knowledgeable Staff, we're a place to come back to that's just as welcoming as the first time. Enjoy dining at reasonable prices 7 days a week. We look forward to serving you!

The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar
901 Ocean Avenue
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Tel:(562) 431-4888
Hours: Mon-Sun 7:00am-12:00am
Price Range: $$11-30

Sunday-Thursday: 07:00 AM-9:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday:  07:00 AM-9:30 PM
Cuisine: New American
Payment: Accepts Cash, Visa,
MasterCard, Discover, Amex Cards
Group Dining: Call Ahead
Reservations: Not Needed
Sports TV: Yes
Takeout: Yes


  • Free on Main Street for 2 hours
    Pier Parking:
  • A. $3.00 for 2 hours
    B. All day for $6
  • Free on 8th/Central Ave: 5pm-10pm, 6 min. walk
  • Free at Marina Community Park: 12 min. walk

Hangout Too Southern Bar & Grill
16446 Bolsa Chica St
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Tel: (657) 204-9306
Hours: Mon-Sun 11:30am to 11:00pm
Price Range: $$ 11-25

DINING: To 9:00 PM
Cuisine: New American
Payment: Accepts Cash, Visa,
MasterCard, Discover, Amex Cards
Group Dining: Call Ahead
Outdoor Patio: Yes
Heat Lamps: Yes
Indoor Booths: Yes
Reservations: Not Needed
Sports TV: Yes
Takeout: Yes
Dog Friendly: Yes
Proximity to Bella Terra: 8 Minutes
Cross Street; Heil Ave


  • Free, No Time Restrictions
  • No Validation Needed