Popular Food Choices

Our New American Menu runs the gamut. We can please just about anyone. See some of our popular Dishes below. Read our Full Menu online. Picky eaters welcome.

Over Creamy Grits & Roasted Corn Salsa.

Red Potatoes & Sautéed Vegetables.

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

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

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

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

Meatloaf with Mashed Potatoes & Seasonal Veggies.

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

Dinner by The beach

Join us for dinner by the beach! Experience one of the best waterfront restaurants by the Seal Beach Pier. Situated at the top of Main Street, the Hangout serves nightly dinner specials, inventive cocktails, and the latest craft beers on draft. There's always something new.

We're one of the top rated Seal Beach restaurants on Yelp and TripAdvisor. We pride ourselves by offering great service with a wide menu selection. From full meals or great sandwiches, there's a number of choices.

DINNER in Seal Beach By The Waterfront

Enjoy a casual dinner in Seal Beach by the waterfront. With 180-degree views of the ocean, it's a little heaven on earth. We serve 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 a fun dinner restaurant for birthdays, groups, client, friends or business dining. Our Food portions satisfy no matter how big your appetite is! All of our dishes are prepared using the finest ingredients. Choose from the many unique Cocktails, Beers on tap, or Californian Wines.

Relax with beautiful ocean views and sunsets! Slide into deep booths to relax or request a wood table for group dining. We have a friendly and knowledgeable Waitstaff that makes it easy. Our aim is simple: serve good food with attentive service.

Join us for Dinner in Seal Beach on Main Street home to over 150 boutiques. Directly across is Eisenhower Park with a small fenced in playground for kids. It's an ideal family activity before or after your evening meal.

The Hangout Restaurant & beach Bar

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 Group Dining: Call Ahead
Reservations: Not Needed
Sports TV: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

  • 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

Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence  Best New Restaurant award