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Best Burgers In Long Beach Area

Looking for the good Burgers Nearby? For those unfamiliar, The Hangout has the best burgers in the Long Beach area for value and service. With locations in Huntington Beach and Seal Beach, we offer seven (7) different burgers with tasty toppings! Fresh cut onions, pickles, fresh cheese, and tomato. 

Had a bad day? It becomes less so with choice beef stacked between a toasted bun with crisp fries. Our French fries are made from Yukon potatoes. Our garlic parmesan French Fries in particular are pretty special. Some same their like gold. Enjoy crisp french fries are married in roasted garlic oil, fresh parsley and fresh parmesan cheese. Your second option is Blue French Fries. These french fries are topped with fresh bleu cheese and crispy bacon!

Mega Burgers! The other guy and I had burgers which were about five inches tall. Very tasty! The location allowed for a nice view of the beach and the restaurant was open and had enough space to allow for conversation.

— Donald K. Tripadvisor

For burgers nearby, try our BACON BLEU BURGER. We serve a thick burger with bacon, caramelized onions topped with fresh bleu cheese.

Suggested Beer: Pair with a Goose Island IPA or Left Coast The Big Office IPA.

The JALAPEÑO BURGER is one of our best selling burgers. Enjoy pepper jack cheese, grilled jalapeños, crispy onions with our house-made BBQ Sauce. Suggested Beer: pair it with a Drakes 1500  or Firestone Walker 805. The malt will balance the peppers.

Burger Places Near Me

For the best burgers in the Long Beach area, join us in Huntington Beach or Seal Beach. Our Seal Beach location serves late night burgers until 10:30 pm.


The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar
901 Ocean Avenue
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Tel: (562) 431-4888
HOURS: Monday- Sun: 7am - Midnight
LATE NIGHT BURGERS:  (burgers only):
Sunday - Thursday:  *9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday & Saturday:   *9:30 pm - 10:30 pm 


Hangout Too, Southern Bar & Grill
16446 Bolsa Chica St
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Tel: (657) 204-9306
Kitchen Hours til 9:00 pm
Bar Hours til 11:00 Pm
Price Range: 6 to $12
Full Restaurant Menu: Yes
Dog Friendly: Yes, patio
Payment: Cash, Visa, MC, Discover, Amex
Parking: Free parking,no time restrictions

Louis Lassen circa 1907

Who Invented the Hamburger?

A question of asked is who invented the hamburger? The answer depends on who you ask. Unfortunately, written evidence is scare to definitively settle the matter. It's generally agreed by historians that the hamburger was invented between 1880 and 1904. It became known and popularized at The World's Fair St. Louis in 1904.

  • Claim 1. Fletcher Davis, Athens, Texas.

Dallas Morning News Reporter Frank X. Tolbert seems certain that Davis invented the hamburger sandwich and popularized it at the 1904 World's Fair. A pottery tradesman, Davis got into the food business as pottery demand slowed by opening a small lunch spot.

  • Claim 2. Louis Lassen, New Haven Connecticut

Louis Lunch is currently the oldest hamburger restaurant still operating in the U.S. According to the story, a customer was in hurry and was accommodated by left overs of ground steak trimmings between slices of bread. The library of Congress substantiates that it was first served in 1895. Lassen insisted no condiment be served stating is was misuse.

  • Claim 3. Menches Brothers, Akron, OH.

According to the Menches Bros website, they state "the only restaurant that can claim the “Original Hamburger” and the “Original Ice Cream Cone”. According to the families claim, it was invented in Hamburg, NY at Erie County Fair. According to sources, the brothers ran out of pork for the sausages they were selling. Faced with nothing to sell, they turned to ground beef. 

Historical Sources

Below are resources for the history of the burger.

  • Fletcher Davis, Texas Monthly
  • Gree, Hasson, and Janks