Welcome to The Hangout! At our casual Restaurants in Orange County, experience Southern-inspired dishes made fresh from the finest ingredients. Our philosophy and aim are straightforward: Provide Good Food, Value, and Service with a unique take on classic fare that we know and love.

Our Locally Owned OC Restaurants are ideal to hang out with friends, family, group dining, or fun anniversary date, Enjoy a fun, relaxed atmosphere that never disappoints.

Get started with the best Beers on draft, great Cocktails, or Californian Wine in one of the adjoining Full Bars.


Unique MIxed drinks

Seeking new drink ideas at a bar?

Our award-winning bartender creates a new cocktail to try.

Every week.

Sip on cocktails with a twist or discover new ones. Stop in and try.

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Exclusive FOOD Specials

Each week, our chef does the “big reveal” — a unique dinner special for Saturday night you won’t find anywhere else.

In addition, our daily restaurant specials offer some of the best value.

Portions are generous.

Perfect to share or for take-home.



In with the new. out with the old.

Discover the latest craft beers on draft.

Our rotating tap list offers a variety of craft beers to choose from.

Stay up-to-date with the latest hops innovation and flavors.

Try a craft beer flight for a tasting in one sitting.

Visit our bar pages for what’s on draft.

Stop in and taste a sample!

New American Food & Drinks

With a wide selection of New American food and drinks. we can please just about anyone!. Our menu offers a number of popular choices. Enjoy Fresh Seafood, Steaks, Chicken, Sandwiches, Salads, Pasta, appetizers, and more.

We're proud to have been selected for the top 5 Best Bloody Marys in Orange County by CBS Los Angeles. Our spicy margarita. berry mojito, and mimosas are equally great. For beer tastings, try our craft beer flight to taste several in one sitting.

Enjoy Breakfast spots with convenient locations — we open early. Our expansive menu covers it all. Fresh pancakes, waffles, several great tasting omelettes, coffee or juice.

For seafood Restaurants, there is many grilled or fried dishes. Our Seafood Pots are best sellers with six different recipes and 3 broth choices. Other favorites include fish n' chips, grilled fish tacos, and the Shrimp Po' Boy. 

Seeking the best burgers near me? Thick, fresh ingredients, and 10 choices! Garlic or Parmesan French Fries are favored.

Locals and travelers recommend us as one of the best restaurants in Southern California. No reservations are needed.


Restaurant with Ocean View

For Restaurants with a view in Orange County, The Hangout Seal Beach sits across from the pier,

Good Food, Ocean Views, and great service is what we're known for.

Our casual Seal Beach Restaurant is minutes to great main street shopping.

Our downtown location makes us the perfect place to eat day or night out. We’re just 15 mins from Long Beach.

Join us from 7:00 am daily.


Beach Bar

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

Visit the best Seal Beach Bar on Main Street. The Hangout was selected for Thrillist's "Top 23 Beachside Bars in Los Angeles.”

Get started with drinks from our award-winning bartender. Experience a lively atmosphere with good music.

Just need a quick bite?

Try one of our amazing Appetizers, Sandwiches, Salads or popular Fish Tacos.


Great local spot in Bolsa Chica tucked away in a nice little corner plaza a couple miles from the beach.

—Paul G., Yelp


Fun Places To Eat Near You

We're described as casual fun places to eat, drink, and hangout nearby. For bar and restaurants with a local vibe, locations are accessible near 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. Experience dining at reasonable prices 7 days a week. We look forward to serving you!


The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar
16490 Bolsa Chica St
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Phone: (657) 204-9306
Hours: Mon-Sun 7:00am to 11:00pm
Cuisine: New American
Price Range: $$ 11-25
Established: August 2013
Reservations: None taken,
Parties larger than 10 only available Mon-Fri
Takeout: Yes


  • Sports TV

  • Craft Beer, Cocktails, Wine, Liquor

  • Mins to Bella Terra

DINING: To 9:00 PM
Cuisine: New American
Payment: Accepts Cash, Visa,
MasterCard, Discover, Amex Cards
Indoor Booths: Yes
Open on New Years, Independence Day
Proximity to Bella Terra: 8 Minutes
Cross Street; Heil Ave


  • Free, No Time Restrictions

  • No Validation Needed

The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar
901 Ocean Avenue
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Phone:(562) 431-4888
Hours: Mon-Sun 7:00am-12:00am
Cuisine: New American
Price Range: $$11-30
Established: May 2012
Reservations: None taken, Use No Wait App
Parties larger than 10 only available Mon-Fri
Takeout: Yes


  • Waterfront Views

  • Sports TV

  • Lively Atmosphere

  • Craft Beer, Cocktails, Wine, Liquor

  • Late Night Food (Burgers)

  • Mins to 150+ Shops

    Sunday-Thursday: 07:00 AM-9:00 PM
    Saturday-Sunday:  07:00 AM-9:30 PM
    Payment: Accepts Cash, Visa,
    MasterCard, Discover, Amex Cards
    Open On New Years, 4th of July


  • 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