Seal Beach Restaurant with Ocean Views

The Hangout is an award-winning Seal Beach Restaurant with ocean views steps from the iconic pier. Relax in a fun casual atmosphere with a surf theme. Our vast variety of New American food provides a unique range of flavors with southern flair. Our courteous staff can explain the various dishes to simplify ordering.In summer, feel the breezes right off the ocean.

We're one of the best Seal Beach Restaurants on Main Street for a romantic dinner, anniversary, birthday, group dining with friends or family. Dine with the lighted backdrop of the beautiful waterfront. Catch the sunrise or watch an amazing sunset. In the evening, take a stroll on the boardwalk before or after dinner. Browse scenic Seal Beach Main Street and visit the many unique stores before or after dining.

Opened in 2012, we're locally owned and operated. During the remodeling of this old town landmark, reclaimed lumber was used in the fabrication of the table tops, bar top, and walls. All of our paper products and takeout supplies are recycled and compostable.

Great view, neighborhood feel AND great food. Menu selections should make everyone happy...

—G. Meredith, TripAdvisor

We take our food very seriously and therefore only the very highest quality meats, seafood, and produce go into each dish. Breakfast, lunch, and dinners are made fresh to order daily. We purchase seafood not on the Seafood Watch List and only use products that meet high expectations. With large food portions, we can satisfy everyone.

Our rotating craft beer selection is ideal for enthusiasts. For wine, choose from various California red or whites that compliment your meal. Drink to a good cause. We're proud to serve ONEHOPE as our house wine. They donate an astounding 50% of its profits to various charities.

When it comes to cocktails, we're second to none. Our bartender has received consecutive awards for two years voted by the community. See for yourself why our food is favourited on Yelp and tripadvisor.

The Hangout Restaurant in Seal Beach, CA

For Restaurants in Seal Beach Downtown, The Hangout is convenient from the 405 North, exit 22 or if 405 South 24B. Drive until it turns into Ocean Ave. Hours are 7:00 am to 12:00 am daily, 7 days. Join us for good food nearby seven days a week,

  • Attentive, Friendly Service
  • Award-Winning Food & Drinks
  • Locally Owned & Operated
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The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar
901 Ocean Avenue
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Tel: (562) 431-4888
Cuisine: New American
Price Range: $$11-30
General Hours: Mon-Sun 7:00am-12:00am

BREAKFAST:
Monday thru Friday:    7:00 am  - 12:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday:     7:00 am  -  2:00  pm

LUNCH/DINNER: 
Sunday thru Thursday  11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday        11:00 am - 9:30 pm

LATE NIGHT FOOD:  (burger menu only)
Sunday - Thursday:  *9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday & Saturday:   *9:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Payment: Accepts Cash, Visa, MC,
Discover, Amex cards
Large Group Dining: Call Ahead
Reservations: Not Needed
Sports TV: Yes
Takeout: 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

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Favorites

Wondering where to eat nearby? Problem solved. Suitable for many dining occasions, our New American menu is so versatile it spans many categories. There's also vegetarian options.

Join us for a casual breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. View a few of our popular dishes. See our full menus online.

—BREAKFAST—

THE HANGOUT BREAKFAST

Two Eggs Any Style, w/ Your Choice of Apple Smoked Bacon, Smoked Ham or Sausage, served w/ Hash Browns. Your Choice of Bread; White, Wheat, Sourdough, Rye or English Muffin.

LOBSTER OMELETTE

Three Egg Omelet, Lobster, Mushrooms, Asparagus, Cheese & Lobster Bisque Sauce served w/ Toast & Hash Browns.

RANCHEROS

Two Eggs Over-Easy, Refried Beans, Salsa, Cheese, Tortilla, Avocado & Hash Browns.

—LUNCH—

BRAISED BEEF BRISKET

Beef Brisket w/ Au Jus, Creamy Horsey Sauce, Mashed
Potatoes and Southern Greens.

JALAPEÑO BURGER

Choice Beef cooked your way. Pepper Jack Cheese, Grilled Jalapeños, Crispy Onions w/ Memphis BBQ Sauce. Rock n' roll.

FISH & CHIPS

Beer Battered Cod with a side of French Fries & Cole Slaw.

PULLED PORK SLIDERS

Memphis BBQ Sauce & Cole Slaw.

—APPETIZERS—

FRIED GREEN TOMATO CAPRESE

Fried Green Tomato, Mozzarella, Fresh Basil & Basil Oil.

SHRIMP and GRITS

Cheesy Grits, Shrimp, Bacon, Onions, Bell Pepper Topped w/ Brown Gravy.

—DINNER—

GRILLED MAHI

Fresh Mahi over Creamy Grits and Roasted Corn Salsa. 

HAND-CUT 10 oz. NEW YORK STRIP STEAK

Succulent NY Strip with Red Potatoes & Seasonal Veggies.

MEATLOAF DINNER

Just like Moms. House-Made Meatloaf with Mashed Potatoes and a side of Seasonal Veggies.

LOBSTER & CLAM BAKE POT

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

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Restaurant With an Ocean View Near Long Beach

We're one of the few ocean view restaurants near Long Beach — just 17 mins. We're a great dining escape that is casual, fun, and relaxing. Our unique New American menu ranges from fish, chicken, BBQ, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes. Experience some of the best service and value for New American food in Orange County.

Take a drive along Ocean Boulevard and join us for a great day or night out. From Disneyland, the Anaheim Convention Center, or Newport, it takes 30 minutes. Our staff makes it worth the drive! We look forward to making your visit memorable.