Casual Restaurants In Orange County, CA

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

With a wide selection of New American Food & 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.

Relax in one of the adjoining Full Bars with the best Beers on draft, unique Cocktails, or Californian Wine.

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

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

Locals say we have great burgers. There's 10 choices and fresh ingredients piled high! Garlic or Parmesan French are favored.

On a budget? Don’t miss our restaurant specials.

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


Ocean View restaurant Seal beach

Waterfront dining seal Beach

The Hangout is a casual Restaurant by the Pier. Good Food, Ocean Views, and great service is what we're known for.

Our Seal Beach Restaurant on Main Street is minutes to great shopping. Take a walk on the Pier before or after your meal and breathe in the fresh ocean air.

  • Steps To The Pier

  • Wide Food Selection

  • Attentive Service

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

Our Beach Bar Restaurant near Long Beach is only 7 miles away. We're easy to get to.

For cyclists, there is a rack to lock and fasten your bike! There's no better way to explore.

Open from 7:00 am!, enjoy a tranquil breakfast by the beach,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.

Bar By The beach

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.

Relax with the latest Craft Beers on draft and unique Cocktails. Try the Drink of The Week.

Drink an amazing Bloody Mary or Mimosa Cocktail with scenic views.

Just need a quick bite?

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


Patio Restaurant In Huntington Beach

Outdoor Seating restaurant Huntington Beach

For outside dining, our Huntington Beach Restaurant Near Bella Terra is centrally located. It's a short drive from the Bolsa Chica Wetlands, Meadowlark Golf Club, and Huntington Harbor.

Experience the same Good Food and Value in a smaller setting. The patio is ideal for Group Dinners. Locals love the cozy atmosphere and outside seating.

Feel the breeze from the nearby harbor. 

As one of the few dog friendly restaurants, we're ideal for those coming from a day of sand and surf.

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 it felt very homey.

—Paul G., Yelp

  • Outdoor Dining

  • Dog Friendly

  • Versatile Menu

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 Vegetarian food, the Veggie Tacos get high marks!

Parking is hassle-free.

Outside Serving Bar

Our Outdoor Huntington Beach Bar has a rotating tap. It's perfect for a burger and beer with sports TV. Choose from the latest Craft Beers on tap! There is always something new 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, there's no need to rush. 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 7:00 am. You'll find the Staff Prompt, Cheerful and Helpful.


Fun Places To Eat In Orange County

We're described as casual fun places to eat, drink, and hangout. 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
901 Ocean Avenue
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Phone:(562) 431-4888
Hours: Mon-Sun 7:00am-12:00am
Price Range: $$11-30
Reservations: None taken, Use No Wait App

Features: Waterfront Views,
Sports TV, Lively Atmosphere,
Craft Beer, Cocktails, Wine,
Liquor, Late Night Food (burgers),
Takeout, Mins to 150+ Shops
Established: May 2012

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
Parties larger than 10 only available Monday-Friday
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

Hangout Too Southern Bar & Grill
16446 Bolsa Chica St
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Phone: (657) 204-9306
Hours: Mon-Sun 7:00am to 11:00pm
Price Range: $$ 11-25
Reservations: None taken, Use No Wait App

Features: Patio Dining, Outdoor Bar
Dog Friendly, Sports TV, Beachy Vibe,
Craft Beer, Cocktails, Wine, Liquor.
Mins to Bella Terra. Takeout
Established: August 2013

DINING: To 9:00 PM
Cuisine: New American
Payment: Accepts Cash, Visa,
MasterCard, Discover, Amex Cards
Parties larger than 10 only available Monday-Friday
Outdoor Patio: Yes
Heat Lamps: Yes
Indoor Booths: Yes
Proximity to Bella Terra: 8 Minutes
Cross Street; Heil Ave
Open on New Years, Independence Day


  • Free, No Time Restrictions

  • No Validation Needed