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Hennessey's Tavern

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
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140 Main St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6317
+1 562-598-4419
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Long Beach, California
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503 reviews
427 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 931 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tuesday is 2 for 1 Burger day and that is a real bargain. Bethany was our gracious server. I ordered Soda water and was surprised that they don't charge for it. My Burger was slightly over-cooked but I didn't complain. This place is real busy on Tuesday Lunch I did not order what I really love here which is Irish... More 

1 Thank PeggyChism
Newport Beach, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Weather its the start of the day for a bite and a wake up beverage to a late night snack and a night cap, this is the place to come.

Thank tplproperties
New York City, New York
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108 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Nice dark wood, casual place in the center of town. 5-10 minute walk to the beach. Seal Beach is a great town for strolling, having a beer, and then strolling to the next place. Hennessey's is a nice place to eat. Mid range prices, good burgers, seafood and steaks. Prices are reasonable. Brunch is good here.

1 Thank david m
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Just alright. Place was empty and it was a Monday at 5. Server seemed annoyed that she had to take our order. Made no attempt to explain happy hour specials or anything for that matter. My husband and I split a sandwich which was fine but overpriced. My Irish Coffee was nothing I'd go back there for. For five bucks... More 

Thank shawnbu
Westminster, CA
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Great little place, lots of dark wood and high pub tables. Luv high pub tables. great in and out place.

Thank mmarymom91
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280 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Commercial Irish type bar, nice if you are looking for a drink away from the other tourist traps tried the hamburgers ok,place gets very loud has limited Irish and craft beers, and a little pricey. The service was good, but do not expect and Irish experience, no warm hospitality or Music here, just pay eat drink and leave. Parking is... More 

Thank Hanger24
Long Beach, California
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96 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Love the burgers and friendly and good service. Sport bar with wide variety of beer. Easy parking and buy one get one free Burger Tuesday.

Thank LinchyTica
Tualatin, Oregon
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Went down to the beach for lunch and evening fireworks with f a family. Nice lunch with my wife, son and grand son. Nice atmosphere. Go I d for all type, family, friends including children

Thank buddiespac13
Paramount, California
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 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 was very loud. The bar was only partly full but we could barely hear each... More 

1 Thank monicaran2016
Riverside, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 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 large and cooked perfectly. Will be back.

1 Thank tcalzia

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