Dinner in Seal Beach With Views

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

Our vast variety of New American Food, makes dining easy for your group or date night. Choose from Seafood, beef, or chicken dishes with healthy portions.

For dinner places in Seal Beach downtown, Our restaurant-bar is steps to the pier and minutes to unique shops along Main Street.

Talk with our friendly and knowledgeable Waitstaff ready to offer ideas on what to eat or drink.

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

Loved this true Cali dinner experience. 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

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 dinner 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
Takeout: Yes
Payment: Accepts Cash, Visa, MC,
Discover, Amex cards
Price Range: $$11-30
Groups Greater than 10 only available Mon-Fri
Reservations: Not Taken, Use No Wait App
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

Food Favorites

Our New American Menu runs the gamut. We can please just about anyone. For dinner ideas, see some popular dishes below. Picky eaters welcome.

Over Creamy Grits & Roasted Corn Salsa.

Fresh Salmon, 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.

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

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

Meatloaf with Mashed Potatoes & Seasonal Veggies.

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

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

DInner & Drinks Near You

If you’re seeking a quiet dinner and drinks nearby 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 ocean views, 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.