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The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar

901 Ocean Avenue, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6301
+1 562-431-4888
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
901 Ocean Avenue, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6301
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Reviewed today via mobile

Our late breakfast was spent at this local place. After doing the whole30 the last month, this place has my stomach cramping with the overload of starches. We tried the onion rings which were tasty, but then my tummy grumbled for hours.

Thank P_B1of6
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is perfectly placed right on the beach. Drinks are tasty and the dishes are just as fabulous. Love stopping by after a day at the beach to refuel.

Thank Shelly E
Reviewed yesterday

I recommend this place to have a friends/family dinner or just hangout for a couple of beers with a delicious burger and mac and cheese (see pictures)!!! The environment is really good, nice people, excellent menu (one main dish per day), cold beer right in...More

Thank jorgevR652RS
Reviewed yesterday

It took two tries but I finally got the meal I was hoping for. Great service especially when my first try bombed. I was torn between the brisket or the old standby Jalapeeny burger. After gnawing on the brisket my waitress saved me and took...More

Thank SenorGancho
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went here for my sister’s birthday and had not been before. It was DELICIOUS and fun! We had a nice window seat with a view of the beach. Their cocktails and beer are so good! I tried the J-Iced Tea. It had sweet tea...More

Thank Stacey J
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to seal Beach to wander in shops and had lunch at this restaurant. I was under the impression that it had a view of the pier in the ocean. Although it is across the street from the beach is a very limited view....More

Thank ella052
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cody was our great server. He is positive and energetic. I had the Diablo Veggie Burger and it is delicious...pretty hot! The onion Rings are a favorite and my Husband had grilled fish street tacos. He ordered 4 of them at $2.50 each and really...More

Thank PeggyChism
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the restaurant. It was busy but service was prompt and food came out hot. The calamari appetizer was delicious and the calamari was very tender. I had the fish and chips and my husband had the hangout burger. We really enjoyed both....More

Thank alaskabound1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off here on a tour of the west coast for a hearty breakfast. It was so good we went back a few days later for dinner. The burgers are second to none in LA, and it has an amazing selection of craft beers on...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The hangout came recommended, and to be fair the place is always busy. Good service and a good selection of ales. What let the place down was the food we chose to order,food swimming in water as the greens had not been drained after cooking,food...More

Thank andrew p
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Questions & Answers
Nicholas M
13 May 2017|
Response from Nicholas M | Property representative |
Happy Hour In Seal Beach is Monday thru Friday from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The Bar is at the top of Main Street steps to the Seal Beach Pier. There are also weekly drink specials all day.
10 September 2016|
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Response from Nicholas M | Property representative |
A. Free on Main Street for 2 hours B. Pier Parking -$3.00 for 2 hours, All day for $6 C. Free on 8th/Central Ave: 5 pm-10 pm, 6 min. walk D. Free at Marina Community Park: 12 min. walk
Shirley M M
28 January 2015|
Response from Aaron K | Property representative |
This may be a question for tripadvisor as i have no control over reviews
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Ocean Avenue, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-431-4888
  • E-mail
Award-Winning Seal Beach Restaurant With Ocean Views. Dine Steps from The Seal Beach Pier at the top of Main Street in Downtown. Our vast array of New American food ranges from chicken, beef and many seafood dishes. We serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Popular dishes include fish and chips, burgers, BBQ ribs, Cobb salad, fried Calamari and clambake pot. The Hangout Seal Beach is a great casual restaurant-bar for date night, business lunch, birthday, or night out — a fun place to eat with friends or family. Staying in Long Beach? We're 15 minutes away and one of the best restaurants nearby! Attentive, Friendly Service, good Food & Drinks. Our cocktails are unique and eclectic. Drink the latest craft beer on draft. CBS says we have one of the best bloody Marys in Orange County. Thrillist says we're their top 23 beachside bars. See why we're one of the best Locally Owned restaurants in Orange County, Southern California. Open 7:00 Am Daily!
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