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Coyote Joe's

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113 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
310 510-1176
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating

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Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
So-so good and drink

Overpriced for the quality. A nice location, but no view. Better happy hour at The Sandtrap or Catalina Cantina.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Suzela516
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Los Angeles, California
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We were dog tired when we arrived at Catalina, this was a fluke to be the first restaurant we passed and it was busy so we gathered it was good and it was better than that, excellent! Food fantastic, service with a smile certainly friendly and helpful with menu suggestions, we thoroughly enjoyed the quaint atmosphere, thank you!!!!!!!

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Overpriced for the quality. A nice location, but no view. Better happy hour at The Sandtrap or Catalina Cantina.

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Fresno, California
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Off the beaten path, nestled between the buildings located alongside a local favorite grocery store, this Mexican restaurant is the place to have a great meal. Nicely decorated! Very good food and the margaritas worth the stop.

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Lake Arrowhead, California
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The food was just average, but that was what we expected. Mostly just wanted a beer on the patio which was fine. Don't expect anything more than average Mexican and you won't be disappointed

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Lancaster, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We went here on a food tour. We were served a potato taco and a cocktail with lemon vodka and iced tea. I'm pregnant so not able to try the cocktail, but everyone on our tour raved about it including my boyfriend who is very picky about his alcoholic drinks. The potato taco was so yummy too!

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Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great food, fun atmosphere, and strong drinks. Good prices in a tourist town, as well. We'll visit again when we return. The Dodger Dog wrapped in a fried tortilla with cheese was unusual and yummy, and the Killer Quesadilla was fantastic.

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Slidell, Louisiana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This is a very relaxed small mexican restaurant. The food was average. The service was good, very thou they had a large party "high school reunion" that was going on as well.

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Riverside, California
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I was looking forward to Huevos Rancheros. The sign says open for breakfast but it was a Saturday morning and it didn't open until lunch.

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1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The chicken posole tested like it came straight from a can. It was a chili free broth. We couldn't finish it. It left a bad taste in out mouth. The carnitas quesadilla was slightly better, but it also lacked flavor. It was a very sad experience.

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Redding, California
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We got the taco salads because we wanted real food. it was tasteless. There wasn't much flavor in the chicken nor the rice or beans. You do get chips and salsa while waiting... salsa wasn't that great. Service was okay tho.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 113 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: 310 510-1176

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 14

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?