Casual Dinner in Seal Beach

Enjoy a casual dinner in Seal Beach on main street. With 180-degree views of the ocean, it's a little heaven on earth.

Choose from a wide variety of New American Food that's delicious and reasonably priced. For nightly dinner specials, we offer some of the best value.

The Hangout is one of the best places for Seal Beach Dining with ocean views in the heart of downtown.

Our friendly and knowledgeable Waitstaff makes it easy.

Food portions satisfy no matter how big your appetite is! All of our dishes are prepared using the finest ingredients. Choose from many unique Cocktails, Beers on tap, or Californian Wines.

Dine with sunset views.

Dine with sunset views.

To the right of the pier is Eisenhower Park with a small fenced in playground. It's an ideal family activity with kids before or after your evening meal.

The Hangout Seal Beach

Experience our award-winning food and hospitality. From the 405 North, exit 22 or if 405 South 24B. 

Our hours are:
Sunday thru Thursday  11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday        11:00 am - 9:30 pm

The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar
901 Ocean Avenue
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Tel: (562) 431-4888
Hours: Mon-Sun 7:00am-12:00am
Cuisine: New American
Payment: Accepts Cash, Visa, MC, Discover, Amex cards
Price Range: $$11-30
Large Parties: Greater than 10 only available Mon-Fri
Reservations: Not Taken, Use No Wait App
Sports TV: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

PARKING:

  • 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

Dinner Menu Favorites

Our New American Menu runs the gamut. We can please just about anyone. See a few popular Dishes below.

Picky eaters welcome.

BLACKENED GRILLED MAHI

Over Creamy Grits & Roasted Corn Salsa.

Loved this true Cali dinner experience. Great for breakfast lunch or dinner. Club sandwiches, and seafood pots are excellent choices.

Huge portions. Known locally for good cocktails. Very effective staff. Beach views.
—Trasa Heeken, Google Local Guide

GRILLED ATLANTIC SALMON

Red Potatoes & Sautéed Vegetables.

JALAPEÑO BURGER

A choice Beef Burger with a kick. Pepper Jack Cheese, Grilled Jalapeños, Crispy Onions and our amazing Memphis BBQ Sauce.

LOBSTER & CLAM BAKE POT

Lobster, Clams, Shrimp, Mussels, Andouille Sausage, Red Potatoes, Corn & Veggies.

SLOW-COOKED BABY BACK RIBS

Baby Back Ribs cooked to perfection with Memphis BBQ Sauce, Sides of Crispy French Fries and Cole Slaw included.

BEEF BRISKET

Slow-roasted beef brisket with Au Jus, Creamy Horsey Sauce, Mashed Potatoes & Southern Greens.

HOUSE-MADE MEATLOAF

Meatloaf with Mashed Potatoes & Seasonal Veggies.

NEW YORK STRIP STEAK

Hand-cut 10 oz. NY strip steak with Red Potatoes and Veggies.

CRISPY FRIED CALAMARI

Served with house-made Cocktail & Chipotle Aioli Dipping Sauce.

DInner & Drinks Near You

If you’re seeking a quiet dinner and drinks for two, we suggest you come early.

As the night moves on, our atmosphere is lively.

To start, sit at the bar. Get to acquainted with Our award-winning bartender Joey Ingalls. She can tell you about the drink of the week or suggest something you have not had.

For appetizers. There’s deviled eggs, pull pork sliders, fish tacos, or shrimp cocktail.

There’s also a variety of fresh salads if you want to share.

For dinner with a view, grab a table by the window overlooking the pier.

Parking on Main street is free for 2 hours. Staying longer? Park in the beach lots.