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140 Main St., Seal Beach, CA 90740
562-598-4419
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice place for casual dinner

Because I’m a business traveler who is only in the region a short time each month, it gives me the opportunity to try all the local establishments. A tip from one of the local merchants sent me here, and it ended up being a good tip. This has the feel of an Irish pub, with the huge bar area and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
Dave M
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Round Rock, Texas, United States
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Round Rock, Texas, United States
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224 reviews 224 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Because I’m a business traveler who is only in the region a short time each month, it gives me the opportunity to try all the local establishments. A tip from one of the local merchants sent me here, and it ended up being a good tip. This has the feel of an Irish pub, with the huge bar area and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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205 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

There are many Irish places along this strip and with the open air but covered tables by the sidewalk Hennessey's seemed like a good choice for a quick lunch. Service was fast and friendly refilling the ice tea before being asked. It was a Tuesday so yes we had the 2-for-1 burgers. My Dublin burger was $13 but worth it... More 

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Seal Beach
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Good food and service. Tuesday's 2-4-1 breakfast and burgers. Great deal, breakfast is good, full plates, burgers yummy served with pickle and fries. Specials weekly. Good place any day of the week.

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Sacramento, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Two for one Burger Tuesday was a pleasant surprise. The Burgers were great, and the service was excellent. We will definitely return.

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long beach, CA
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39 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My hubby and I stopped by Hennessey's last night for their Tuesday 2 for 1 burger night. We had been out of the country for a while, came home craving a good burger and we have not been here in a really long time. He had had a burger overseas that was equivalent to $22 US and albeit it was... More 

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Long Beach, California
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214 restaurant reviews
636 helpful votes 636 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Sunday Morning Breakfast is great here especially if you want to have Champagne. They have a nice Sparkling by the glass for $6.25. I brought my company here because we are all potato heads and ordered the Irish Nachos...OMG good. I like how they use large russets and plank them smothered in Cheese, bacon bits, sour cream and green onions.... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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192 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We stopped in to grab a beer and watch some of the playoff football games. The place had many locals or regulars in their favorite teams gear but the crowd was well behaved, loud, but with good nature. We had their house made 'Kettle Chips', supposedly salt and vinegar, I searched for the vinegar, nope, not there! This was fine... More 

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Their "Specialty" bergers are worth the extra cost. Our favorite so far is the "San Franciscan." Also, Tuesday's is BOGO for their bergers!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Nice covered patio on the street with inside dining too. Breakfast was good and service was quick and friendly.. Good Ice Tea too.. and a great short stroll the beach or shopping

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California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Good and reasonable priced happy hour food and some drink specials. nice view from the patio - and conversations with passerby's MeuterMedia

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 140 Main St., Seal Beach, CA 90740
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: 562-598-4419

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Irish, Pub

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