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Avalon Grille

423 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-7494
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brussel sprouts” (52 reviews)
“tuna tartare” (12 reviews)
“cobb salad” (16 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Contemporary, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
423 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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1 - 10 of 917 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We actually miss our lunch time and trying to find some where open for the early dinner. So we end of having Happy hour at 4ish afternoon so we can jump to the table when the time comes. We have Street veggie taco, it's so...More

Thank Venusblue64
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food was really great for the price. All fresh, service excellent, the restaurant comfortable and great location. The restaurant manager came by our table to make sure everything was satisfactory. Igor, the manager, was friendly and attentive. The Ahi Tatare was great and the scallops...More

Thank Lynne s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While the menu at dinner is somewhat limited, the food is well prepared and presented. The beverage choices are varied and fun and the wine list is adequate. I highly recommend the pork chop. Perfectly prepared and accompanied by a perfect sauce.

Thank Kathleen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was lacking. It took quite awhile to get our entree. The tomato bisque soup was very good, but the fish and chips (with local fish) was a disappointment. The fish was dry and over cooked. (Not golden brown but dark brown). It did...More

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good and the service good. We had steak and it was very good. There was nothing overly memorable about it, just a nice meal in a nice restaurant.

Thank SusanC21214
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Avalon Grill to have a couple drinks at the bar and we were greeted by the best bartender Javier. We had our drinks in less than 5 minutes and he was always checking on us. We had a couple rude guys...More

Thank offfroadgrl07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I stopped here to grab a quick bite before catching the return ferry to Long Beach. Our waitress was otherwise occupied so we were greeted by Mario, the very personable restaurant manager. He got us started with drinks, and answered questions regarding...More

Thank apatejr
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Food was excellent, service was excellent, and the service was excellent! Right on the water... Wonderful.

Thank Judy F
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The grilled octopus along with the grilled brussel sprouts were outstanding, also the beet and burrata salad. All meals were beautifully presented and good. it was lovely to sit on the patio and have some decent food.

Thank Ramen67
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Seafood is always my choice and I was delighted to find on the menu dishes that were unique. I had Seafood Mofongo which is local shrimp, octopus and cod nested in a nest made of mashed and spiced yucca and served with heirloom tomatoes and...More

Thank Sugarmillgirl
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Questions & Answers
3 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from CatalinaSCICo | Property representative |
Yes, we will be offering Thanksgiving dinner.
8 May 2017|
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Response from LATraveller77 | Reviewed this property |
like others before me, ask the restaurant - most restaurants do, with varying corkage costs.
ashley w
23 September 2015|
Response from CatalinaSCICo | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
    (Catalina Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-7494
  • E-mail
Avalon's waterfront dining, located at the foot of the Green Pleasure Pier, is open seven days a week for lunch (Fri-Sun) and dinner with a lively, central bar and open air dining. The Avalon Grille features American regional dishes with a seasonal approach, paired with a world class selection of wines, micro-brew beers and cocktails in a casual and fun "al fresco" atmosphere overlooking Avalon Bay. The Avalon Grille boasts a fabulous menu including Miso Cured Bass, Lavender Roast Chicken and our famous Roasted Brussels Sprouts.
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