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The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar

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901 Ocean Ave, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6301
+1 562-431-4888
07:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the grilled chicken tacos and my husband had the Mahi Mahi, both were excellent! We would highly recommend.

Thank Kathryn P
Cerritos, California, Usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

service is always excellent and so is the food. You also can't beat the view, straight out onto the pier and ocean. We go here regularly for breakfast and it is consistently delicious with great service. Get there early otherwise be prepared to wait. We sit at the little two-seaters which offer the best view of the ocean. Fun to... More 

Thank Debbie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was thinking Bar food . I was way off . I ordered Blackened mahi-mahi. Great choice ! My wife ordered a salad . She had a bite of my mahi said wow that's good. The waitress suggested 805 beer. Also very good .

Thank Thicksea
Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Nice, quaint little corner restaurant across from the beach and pier. Good food and friendly, efficient staff. Thank you!

Thank chelina2017
Orange County, Ca
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Chicken & Waffle was a great choice. Large portion, enough for tomorrow as leftovers. Pleasant by the window in a table for two. Unfortunately an obnoxious party of 4 felt they should talk as if they were not in a public place... laughing loud and carrying on so we could not have a conversation easily.

Thank MominOC
Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I Amin California on business and was staying in Los Alamitos so I decided to go to Seal Beach for lunch and watch the football game. Stopped at the Hangout and this place was exactly what I was looking for. Plenty of TV's plus the food and service was great.

Thank Shawn W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This place was so freaking delish we came here 3 times on a 5 day vacation!! Good food and good beer!! Gorgeous views and friendly people!

Thank Alex S
Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped here and had lunch before the each. The food was great, the staff was awesome, and the prices were on point! We had been to Disneyland and Universal Studios the last 3 days so this was a nice break. Our kids enjoyed themselves which was nice. Overall, I recommend this place as a homey place to eat.

Thank Chad R
Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Sometimes the return doesn't live up to the expectation. This place did. Great food, great service, excellent views. Easy parking, free for an hour along the beach curb. Tacos (2) and bbq pork sliders (3) are recommended. Super yummy fries!

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

They don't have a gluten free menu but will work with you, with the usual 'careful of cross contamination' bit. My friend and I are both gluten intolerant and we were fine. I had pork ribs, delish! And my friend had the beef brisket minus the gravy also good. Generous portions. We were at a restaurant around the corner (Mahe)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
American, Southwestern, Seafood, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner
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
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Ocean Ave, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-431-4888
Award-winning, restaurant in Seal Beach, CA With Views Steps from The Seal Beach Pier. We serve breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, and Dinner 7 days a week. Choose from fresh seafood, 7 amazing burgers, sandwiches, refreshing salads, and more! Our portions are right on point. Join us from 7:00 am daily.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?