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320 Main Street, Seal Beach, CA 90740
+1 562-799-6246
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Ranked #32 of 80 Restaurants in Seal Beach
Price range: $20 - $40
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Pacific Coast Highway
Description: Seal Beach's intimate 320 Main long ago set the benchmark in Orange County for cutting edge, creative craft cocktails. Owners Jason & Rebecca Schiffer have all but perfected the art of re-imagining popular cocktail recipes, utilizing the latest techniques and ingredients, all the while refining their standard cocktail repertoire that pays homage to America's greatest gift to the culinary world. In a recent effort to re-imagine the food offerings of the dining room menu to the level of the drinks menu, 320 Main recently appointed Chef Jaime Carrano, who now brings a similar ethos to the kitchens of 320. An alumni of prestigious kitchens in Southern California including Bouchon Beverly Hills and Charlie Palmer at South Coast Plaza, as well as New York City's acclaimed Aureole, Chef Carrano's new menus feature a delicious offering of accessible American cuisine, utilizing classic French techniques and the freshest and finest of ingredients. Food and drink should not only feed your body but also feed your soul.
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London, United Kingdom
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210 reviews 210 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
308 helpful votes 308 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My previous review was focused on the bar and bar food. Given recent positive reviews in some press, I decided to try a sit down meal. I was not impressed and a little disappointed. Our server, Kimberly, was not engaged, attentive or enthusiastic. Perhaps she was having a bad day, but a few other reviews indicate servers have issues here... More 

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Laguna Beach, CA
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76 reviews 76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stopped in on a Sunday evening after lots of recommendations from friends. We don't live in the area or we would have been sooner. Now I wish we did live in the area, because this place would be a regular haunt. We sat at the bar because we'd heard the cocktails and bartenders were something special. Have to agree.... More 

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Destin, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Since I am a prodigious consumer of Moscow Mules, I come here often. For $25, they will sell you a Moscow Mule mug that can be refilled for $5 during happy hour (normally $8). They do have excellent food too. You really cannot go wrong on their menu or with their Moscow Mules.

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Seal Beach, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Great place to catch a great gourmet meal on Main street. They're also know for their drinks/cocktails. Happy Hour is a great deal there too.

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Anaheim, California
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208 reviews 208 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Cheese & Charcuterie is pepato cheese, chicken liver and veal pate, prosciutto, purple mustard, pickled vegetables, and grilled bread. The pate was more like a terrine of chicken liver and veal but absolutely delicious! The texture was a little coarse but melts in your mouth from your natural body heat. The pickled vegetables were perfect, just enough pickled flavor while... More 

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Seal Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

320 Main prides itself in their wonderful cocktails, but the bar area is just too small. Several times we have had to go elsewhere because it was too crowded. Happy for them that they are so busy, but really, if the bar area was expanded somehow it would be great! All of their cocktails are made fresh and you can't... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Good drinks, great atmosphere but yes, very loud as others mentioned. Food was pretty average. Server seemed tired, annoyed or maybe she was just a low key person?

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Seal Beach, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

After 3 tries AI give up. Ordered a Kansas City Strip Steak. It was good but not much of it for $38.00. They said 14oz. The bone had to weigh 11oz. The twice backed potatoe was 1/2 of a potatoe and really small, 3 bites. They had an onion one the plate the looked like a cat turd. Waited 15... More 

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Eckert, Colorado
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53 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

Stopped here on our buisness trip. Nice little place. We went during happy hour and sat at the bar. The bar tender was great and they had some interesting drinks. We each tried something different. Overall a good place . Would go back . We onlytried the fried pbj . It was ggood.

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California, USA
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318 restaurant reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Sunday afternoon 5 p.m.. there was the table under the stairs available with 3 bar stools.. the other 4 tables on the patio next side where taken. The waitress never came to our side she was busy japping on the other patio. I went inside after 10 minutes to request service. We ordered the happy hour calamaries ( a very... More 

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Additional Information about 320 Main

Address: 320 Main Street, Seal Beach, CA 90740
Phone Number: +1 562-799-6246
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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