FUn Bar in Seal Beach: Craft Beers, Cocktails, Wine

The Hangout is a casual Seal Beach Bar for great Draft Beers, Cocktails and Wine. Relax in a lively, fun atmosphere steps to the Pier. Need drink suggestions? Talk with our friendly and award-winning Bartender. Watch the latest Sports Game on 1 of 3 TV's with the All Sports Package. 

With our Beer selection, consistent Cocktails, and Location, there's no better place to cool it. For tastings, order our Craft Beer Flight. Feeling hungry and need a quick bite? Taste our great Appetizers that transcends pub food. With our relaxing atmosphere and waterfront views, you'll want to stay for a late Lunch or Dinner in our adjoining Restaurant.

CBS says we're of one the Best Seal Beach Bars on Main Street for a pub crawl. We're 50 yards to the renowned Pier. It's been seen in Hollywood Movies such as "As Good As It Gets" and "American Sniper". The Hangout is a great nightlife spot in downtown and is often the place for last call.

On Sundays, our revered Bloody Mary Special is available all day from $5.00! Watch NFL Sunday Football or the latest sports game. See why we're one of the best places for drinks.

Draft Beers: Craft & Standard

Looking for Great Draft Beer in Seal Beach by the pier? Our passion is evident from the moment you step in. We carry the latest Craft Beers on draft and rotate new ones in throughout the year. For Macro Beers, we have familiar favorites such as Guinness, Heineken and Bud.

We're excited about the boom in the Craft Beer Marketplace as anyone. With so much to choose from, we're seeing some great Micro-Brewing innovation.

The demand for different flavor characteristics and textures is at the heart of the movement. We're constantly meeting with new and upcoming Breweries to serve the latest.

Enjoy a great selection of IPA's, Lagers, Stouts, Ale's and Belgian Style Craft Beers. See why we're the place to drink Craft Beer nearby, check us out!

Craft Cocktails & Wine

The Hangout is also one of the best places for a variety of Cocktails and Wine. What sets us apart? Our Mixed Drinks and Service! We have Specialty Drinks you won't find anywhere else. Few can stir or shake a Cocktail the way we can. 

Our Bloody Marys made the Top 5 Best in the OC by CBS Los Angeles. It has also received coverage in the book The Drunken Tomato by Author Shelley Buchanan. Choose from 5 variations.

Popular cocktails include:

  • Bloody Marys
  • Dragon Berry Mojito
  • Moscow Mule
  • Strawberry & Cucumber Margarita

For a great selection of Californian Wines, Sip on a glass of red or white from Napa Valley, Santa Ynez, Monterey, and Sonoma. Our House Wine is ONEHOPE and occupies a good portion of our Wine Bar.

Produced in collaboration with Rob Mondavi Jr., their vineyard is located in the heart of Napa. Rob spent his early years in the business learning his craft from his grandfather, Robert Mondavi and his father, Michael Mondavi. He now continues by sharing his heritage and passion of outstanding winemaking with ONEHOPE.

Seal Beach bar By The Pier

Drink at one of the best spots in downtown! Exit 22 off the 405. Drive until it turns into Ocean Ave. From PCH, exit off Main street. Last Call is 11:45 pm. For Happy Hour Join us Monday thru Friday from 3 to 6pm.

  • Top 5 Best Bloody Marys in OC — CBS
  • 23 Best Beachside Bars in Los Angeles — Thrillist
  • Joey Ingalls, Best Bartender 2016, 2015 voted by Sun News readers
The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar
901 Ocean Avenue
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Tel: (562) 431-4888
Food: New American
Hours: Mon-Sun 7:00am-12:00am
Price Range: $$6-15
Payment: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Amex
Sports TV: Yes
Last Call: 11:45 pm
  • 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

As a Bartender I like to go places on my day off that have good food and drinks. Prices are fare, drinks are strong and food so far is great. Servers are cute and very friendly. I’m glad I found this little jewel.

— Xander B, Yelp Review


View The Hangout drink menu. Our beer list is above.