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Hennessey's Tavern

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140 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6317
+1 562-598-4419
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good57%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“irish nachos” (3 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
$$ - $$$
140 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6317
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11 - 20 of 58 reviews

Reviewed July 3, 2016

We came here on a Saturday night and it was fairly busy. We ordered the Sheperd's Pie and Fish Tacos which were both excellent. We were disappointed that they only have two Irish beers and only Guiness on tap. The service was good, but it...More

1  Thank monicaran2016
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Food and service were good. While visiting the beach, we went on a walk for lunch came to this restaurant and thought it sounded and smelt good I had the fish tacos and they were great. My husband had a hamburger and said it was...More

1  Thank tcalzia
Reviewed June 7, 2016

Granted we came in around 11p and they must have run out of ice cream but overall the experience was good. My server did a nice job but could have told us there was no ice cream in the dessert we ordered. Mostly whip cream....More

Thank Jo C
Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

There are a few places people go near here. I'd rank this lower than some others. The open air atmosphere is different/fresh, and you also get to listen to cars and dogs. The drinks are usually $1-2 more than other places. All that said, this...More

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed April 25, 2016

For the price range we found Hennessey's the best value in Seal Beach. The food is excellent, the drinks are hand squeezed and the atmosphere is pleasant. We stayed in Seal Beach for several months and Hennesseys was our go to spot for Bloody Mary's,...More

Thank Jeanie H
Reviewed March 26, 2016

You can find these restaurants in several beach cities in Southern California. Definitely a pub atmosphere. Great hamburgers and beer if a on the high side for prices

Thank califken
Reviewed March 11, 2016

We had just arrived and were looking for a quick sandwich. The 4 of us ordered different meals and shared along with onion rings and fries. Everything was delicious.

Thank jczar2014
Reviewed February 26, 2016

A popular Main Street eatery with a wide range of menu items and specials. There is on and off street parking and a beach car park during the busy season.

Thank VirginAgent
Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly place. Food is good. Service is pleasant. Serves breakfast lunch and dinner. Full bar meets all kinds of needs.

Thank Rhonda H
Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Just as the title said the food here is outstanding. I could not ask for anything else. The potato chips come our very crisp and delicious. I had the tuna salad sandwich which was beyond great. My wife had the (forgive me if I get...More

Thank RChavez2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6317
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-598-4419
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