LOcal Family Owned Restaurants in OC

Discover some of the best locally owned family restaurants near you in Orange County. Experience dining that's fun, relaxing, and affordable. For good New American food near Long Beach, Sunset Beach, and Fountain Valley, we have two locations. Free parking and takeout options are available.

Dining out is easy with our vast selection of fried or grilled seafood, beef, chicken, or refreshing salads. Locals love our prompt, friendly service. Talk with our knowledgeable staff about our vast New American Food and drinks. Enjoy Southern California dining with great value, service, and ambiance.

  • Vast Selection of Food

  • Attentive Service

  • Reasonable Prices

A fusion of Southern food with a little Asian spice that's unmistakably good American food.

Explore fun places to eat in Orange County Below. Get Directions, Hours, and Reviews.

Waterfront restaurant Bar in Seal Beach

Aaron and Susan Kweskin opened The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar in beautiful Seal Beach, CA on May 21, 2012. Experience New American Food with Southern inspiration.

As a casual Restaurant-Bar, we place an emphasis on quality.

Each dish is made with ingredients that meet our high standards. All of our food is made fresh to order daily. We purchase that which is not on the Seafood Watch List which advises on sustainable seafood.

The Hangout provides Casual Dining on Main Street with stunning views of the Seal Beach Pier. We're a great place to eat for Date-night, catching up with Friends or relaxing with Family.

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Enjoy a fun lively atmosphere with local residents and visitors from out of town. Attentive and friendly service is what we aim for. 

Our Seal Beach Restaurant is highly recommended by travelers and locals alike.

Our Wine program offers many fantastic selections to support California wineries. We are proud to feature ONEHOPE as our featured wine. ONEHOPE Wine Donates an astounding 50% of its profits to various charities.

The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar
901 Ocean Avenue
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Tel: (562) 431-4888
Hours: Mon-Sun 7:00am-12:00am
Established: 2012
Cuisine: New American
Payment: Accepts Cash, Visa, MasterCard,
Discover, Amex cards
Price Range: $$11-30
Sports TV: 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

Outdoor restaurant bar In Huntington Beach

The Hangout Huntington Beach is our second Restaurant Bar. After the wonderful success of our first year, we decided to extend our New American Food to our neighbors in Huntington Beach, CA.

Opened on August 19, 2013, Different location, same good food is our philosophy.

If you love The Hangout across from the Pier in Seal Beach, visit our second restaurant. It's a relaxing Restaurant alternative to busy Downtown Huntington Beach.

For Patio Dining in Huntington Beach near Bella Terra and Huntington Harbour Mall, The Hangout provides the same good food and value on a smaller scale. It features additional seating on an Outdoor Patio with a Full Bar. The sensation remains beachy and peachy.

Our New American Cuisine is Southern-inspired. Made fresh daily, our Menu serves the finest Chicken, Seafood, Fish, Grains and Produce. We remain loyal to California Vintners with featured Wines from ONEHOPE. They Donate half of their profits to an admirable array of Charitable Causes. 

The Hangout Huntington Beach is where folks come to meet up, hang out, and visit with Friends at the Bar or in the Dining Room. It's where they bring the entire Family to dine and relax after a day at the beach. It's where attentive and friendly service doesn't disappoint, whether you've got a shine on your shoes or just a melody in your heart.

The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar
16490 Bolsa Chica St
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Tel: (657) 204-9306
Hours: Mon-Sun 11:30am to 11:00pm
Cuisine: New American
Established: 2013
Payment: Accepts Cash, Visa, MasterCard,
Discover, Amex cards
Price Range: $$ 11-25
Proximity to Bella Terra: 8 minutes
Sports TV: Yes
Dog Friendly: NO
Wheelchair/Handicap Accessible: Yes


  • Free, no time restrictions