New American Restaurants In Orange County, CA

Welcome to The Hangout! At our casual Restaurants in Orange County, Experience New American food. Enjoy Southern-inspired dishes made fresh daily prepared 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 OC restaurants are ideal for date night, to celebrate birthdays, anniversary, or to hang out with Friends or Family. Enjoy a fun, relaxed atmosphere that never disappoints.

For ocean view restaurants, The Hangout Seal Beach is steps to the historic pier. It's been featured in best of in Thrillist, CBS, and by local readers. We're convenient for visitors walking Main Street or the boardwalk. For outside dining in Huntington Beach, Hangout Too provides a cozy outdoor patio. With close proximity to Bella Terra and Harbor Mall, it makes us convenient.

Our locally owned restaurants serve Fresh Seafood, Steaks, Chicken, Sandwiches, Salads, Pasta and more. With a varied selection of New American Food in Orange County. we can please just about anyone. Start with delicious Appetizers that pair well with a wide drink selection.

Don't Miss our daily food specials for eating on a budget.

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. Additionally, “The Drunken Tomato” a Bloody Mary book written by author Shelley Buchanan featured us. Her guide profiles the top spots in Los Angeles and the OC to drink this Classic Cocktail.

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


Seal Beach Restaurant With Views

Ocean View Restaurant in Seal Beach

The Hangout is a casual Seal Beach Restaurant by the Pier with stunning Ocean Views. From Long Beach, we're 15 mins. Dine in downtown on Main Street minutes to great shopping. Take a walk on the Pier before or after your meal and breathe in the fresh ocean air.

For cyclists, there is a rack to lock and fasten your bike! There's no better way to spend the day and explore. Our Beach Bar Restaurant near Long Beach is 7 miles away. We're is easy to get to. Breakfast, lunch, dinner is served daily.

  • Steps To The Pier
  • Wide Food Selection
  • Attentive Service

Enjoy a tranquil Breakfast By the Beach, join us from 7:00 am! 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.

Drink an amazing Bloody Mary or Mimosa Cocktail with scenic views. Explore New American Food from Beef, Chicken, BBQ, or Fish including our amazing Seafood Pots. Just need a quick bite? Try one of our amazing Appetizers, Sandwiches, Salads or popular Fish Tacos. Enjoy Lunch/Dinner Specials Sunday through Saturday.

Beach Bar

Visit the best Seal Beach Bar Nearby. 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 a varied selection of Craft Beers on draft and unique Cocktails. Try the Drink of The Week. Hungry? It connects to our dining area. Several options exist for free parking. Join us.

Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence  Best New Restaurant award

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


Outside Patio Restaurant Huntington Beach

Outside dining in Huntington Beach CA

For Indoor-Outdoor dining, our Huntington Beach Restaurant is close to the Bolsa Chica Wetlands. Meadowlark Golf Club, and Bella Terra.

Experience the same Good Food and Value in a smaller setting. For Patio Dining, it's ideal for Group Dinners. Locals love the cozy atmosphere and outside seating. As one of the few dog friendly restaurants, we're ideal for those coming from a day of sand and surf. Parking is hassle-free.

  • 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 Vegetarians, the Veggie Tacos get high marks!

For Brunch, feel the breeze from the nearby harbor. Try our spinach and mushroom omelette — perfect for vegetarians. Our onion rings are a great appetizer to start. For lighter fare, the deviled eggs remain popular. From our Cobb salad to chicken and waffles, there's something for everyone.

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 Serving Bar

For Fun Bars in Huntington Beach, it serves outside. It's perfect for a burger and beer with sports TV. Choose from the latest Craft Beers on tap! Our Draft Beers routinely change 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 11:30 am. You'll find the Staff Prompt, Cheerful and Helpful.


Fun Places To Eat Near Me

Seeking places to eat near me? We're described as casual, fun restaurants in Orange County. Enjoy good food with a local vibe. Accessible from 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

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


  • 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 11:30am to 11:00pm
Price Range: $$ 11-25

DINING: To 9:00 PM
Cuisine: New American
Payment: Accepts Cash, Visa,
MasterCard, Discover, Amex Cards
Group Dining: Call Ahead
Outdoor Patio: Yes
Heat Lamps: Yes
Indoor Booths: Yes
Reservations: Not Needed
Sports TV: Yes
Takeout: Yes
Dog Friendly: Yes
Proximity to Bella Terra: 8 Minutes
Cross Street; Heil Ave
Open on Christmas Day, New Years


  • Free, No Time Restrictions
  • No Validation Needed