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OC’s BEST Craft Beer Bars NEAR YOU


Our craft beer bars in North Orange County are centrally located. Drink the latest microbrews on draft by the beach (location 1) or on the outdoor patio (option 2).

Our selection is always changing.

On hand, are well known go-tos, Stone IPA, Karl Strauss Red Ale, and Indian Wells Whiskey Barrel Brew. New ones get rotated in; some you've never even heard of....

Ned a tasting? Try the craft beer flight. It's 4.5 ounces in 4 glasses.

With a group of traditionalists? We also serve macro beer favorites: Guinness, Heineken, Budweiser, Blue Moon, Shock Top, Coors, and Bud. Why judge? We keep everyone happy.

For food, we have a vast selection. From our massive burgers with hand-cut french fries to great seafood. It's all here.

Experience The best Beer Bars Near You for value and service — both our locations are locally owned. Join us!

Great selection of craft beers, with reasonable prices..Service was delightful .. Would definitely return!

—Lauren B, San Dimas, CA, Yelp review for The Hangout Seal Beach


Seal Beach Craft Beer Bar On Main Street

For Craft Beer Seal Beach, The Hangout is steps to the historic pier.

Drink by the beach — in the heart of downtown.

With the latest microbrew beers on tap. Sports TV, and a lively crowd, there' no better place. Our restaurant bar is near Long Beach (15 min), Los Alamitos (14 min), and Sunset Beach (7 mins). 

What sets us apart?

Our unique selection of tap with attentive service. Plus we, rotate our beers every few weeks. This ensures we have something new each visit.

With a group that needs a great cocktail instead?

Our bars also serves great mixed drinks, and wine. Talk with our award-winning mixologist, Joey Ingalls. She's been voted "Best Of" two consecutive years by local readers. There is nothing she can't shake to perfection!

Awards For Our Beachside Bar

For accolades, The Hangout has been chosen by numerous publications. Thrillist wrote "Top 23 Beachside Bars In L.A." CBS selected us for a local Pub Crawl along Main Street.

They also said:

We have the top 5 best bloody Mary in Orange County CA.

See for yourself what we're all about.

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

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
Group Dining: Call Ahead
Reservations: Not Needed
Sports TV: Yes
Takeout: Yes
Open On Christmas Day, New Years
Happy Hour: Yes. 3:00 to 6:00 Pm Monday thru Friday

See Where to Park in Seal Beach, for options.

So impressed with this little place!!! Great craft beer selection, service and the food was awesome!

Had the Caprese sandwich with the garlic fries and more than enough to share with a friend. Oh yeah and it was half bottle wine Thursday!!!

—Trisha W., Garden Grove, CA, Yelp Review for The Hangout Huntington Beach

Craft Beer Bar Near Huntington Harbor, Bella Terra

Our Craft beer bar near Huntington Harbor and Bella Terra is less than 8 minutes away.. Meadowlark Golf Club is 3 minutes away. It occupies part of our open-air restaurant. Relax in a smaller setting that's casual with a beachy ambiance. With Sports TVs throughout, there's no better place to watch the latest game.

So what's unique about our location?

The Hangout Huntington Beach features an outdoor patio that's dog friendly. It's a smaller place that offers more personalized service. No long wait times to get a refill.

There's hassle-free parking.

No circling the block or lot. No validation or having to keep track of time.

For burgers and beer near you, there's no better place to drink. For full meals, our extensive New American food has it all.

The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar
16490 Bolsa Chica St
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Tel: (657) 204-9306
Cuisine: New American
Price Range: $$ 6-12
Mon-Sun 11:30am to 11:00pm
Parking: FREE, no time restrictions
Payment: Accepts Cash, Visa, MasterCard,
Discover, Amex cards
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Happy Hour: Yes. 3:00 to 6:00 Pm Monday thru Friday

Written by

Nicholas McDonough

Senior contributor to The Hangout Blog living in Southern California. Connect with