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OC's Best Cheap Eats: Huntington Beach, Seal Beach


Staying at The Hyatt Huntington Beach or visiting Seal Beach Main Street? Who doesn't like inexpensive eats? The Hangout serves some of the best food in Orange County at reasonable prices with great service.

Perhaps you've visited and dove into the main menu missing our affordable eats for Huntington Beach & Seal Beach. Although our New American menu has great value (e.g. big burgers from $11), we also serve lunch and dinners that won't break the bank.

In addition to our good eats in Huntington Beach & Seal Beach, try our happy hour. Monday thru Friday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm, we have great food and drink specials. A great excuse to leave work early. Choose from $3 beers and $4 cocktails or appetizers.

During the week, you don't want to miss our restaurant specials.

Eat in Seal Beach steps to the pier

Eat in Seal Beach steps to the pier

For good food in Seal Beach, The Hangout is a stones throw to the famous Seal Beach Pier.

Located at the top of Main Street, our restaurant in Seal Beach is minutes to a vast array of unique stores.

Relax on the pier after or before with the calming surf.

Parking is reasonable with several free options that are walkable. Start with great drinks from our award-winning bartender.

Should the vast menu selection overwhelm, our friendly staff can make food recommendations. From Long Beach, we're 7.5 miles.

No wheels? Take the ferry from Aquarium Doc 4 to Alamitos Bay Landing. It's a 13 min walk.

For good food in Huntington Beach, Hangout Too is convenient to Bella Terra and Huntington Harbour.

The atmosphere is equally laid back, comfortable, and relaxing in a smaller setting.

Our outdoor patio is dog friendly.

As a casual indoor/outdoor restaurant in Huntington Beach, there are multiple seating options. The bar connects to the outside so won't have trouble getting that next beer or cocktail.

 During winter, heat lamps are added for comfort. Plenty of free parking with no validation need. No need to rush or worry about validation.

Food Specials

From Sunday thru Saturday, we have some great deals on food and drinks. See our menu below.

Purchase a meatloaf Sandwich or Dinner with Two (2) Drinks. Get a FREE Meatloaf Sandwich or Dinner!

Enjoy one of our classic Monday cocktail special:
$5 Martinis, Cosmos, or Manhattans


Tuesday is our Spaghetti special at $12.95.  Included is a Green or Caesar salad with a side of Garlic Bread. Choose White Wine Clam or Veggie Primavera sauce.


Wednesdays is 50% OFF Fish and Chips or our Fried Fish Sandwich with purchase of a drink.


  • Great Street Tacos Only $2.50 each!
    Choose from Fish, Beef or Chicken

  • $3.00 Tecate Beer in Cans

  • 1/2 Priced Bottles of California Wine

Eat in Huntington Beach inside or outside

Eat in Huntington Beach inside or outside


On Fridays, our 14oz. succulent Prime Rib comes with Red Potatoes and a Vegetable Medley. It sells out quickly; arrive early.


A surprise Entrée created by our Head Chef.

*Follow us on FaceBook to find out. 


The big three packed with flavor.

  • $14 BBQ Ribs

  • $12 Brisket Dinner

  • $10 Country Fried Chicken Entrées!

Sunday Cocktail Special: 
Our revered Classic Bloody Mary's are $5 All Day! 

CBS Los Angeles choose us for their top 5 best in Orange County.

Where to Eat Good Food: Huntington Beach & Seal Beach

Visit our places to eat in North Orange County. We're convenient to many popular destinations. Join us for affordable good food in Huntington Beach Or Seal Beach. We're open 7 days a week.

Hangout Too Southern Bar & Grill
16446 Bolsa Chica St
Huntington Beach, CA 92649 Tel: (657) 204-9306
Cuisine: New American
Price Range: $$ 11-25
HOURS: Mon-Sun 11:30am to 11:00pm
PARKING: FREE, no time restrictions
Group Dinners: Yes, Call Ahead
Reservations: Not Needed
Dog Friendly: Yes, patio only
Sports TV: Yes
Gift Cards: Available to Purchase
Payment: Visa, MC, Discover, Amex
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar
901 Ocean Avenue
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Tel: (562) 431-4888
Group Dinners: Call Ahead
Reservations: Not Needed
Cuisine: New American
Hours: Mon-Sun 7:00am-12:00am
Price Range: $$ 11-30
Sports TV: Yes
Payment: Visa, MC, Discover, Amex
PARKING in Downtown:
  • Free on Main Street: 2 hours.
  • Free on 8th/Central Ave: 5-10pm, 6 min. walk
  • Free at Marina Community Park: 12 min. walk

  • Written by

    Nicholas McDonough

    Nicholas is a senior contributor to The Hangout Blog living in Southern California.Connect with