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All 46 Avalon Restaurants

The Cottage Restaurant

615 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
(310) 510-0726
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Ranked #13 of 46 Restaurants in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Houston, Texas
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125 reviews 125 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We were told this is only place where one can get a Bloody Mary at 6 AM – and that information was spot-on! And aside from the full service bar, this place serves a wonderful (and HUGE) omelet, made to order with your selected ingredients. And flying saucer sized pancakes. Enough food for two people to take the left-overs home... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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173 reviews 173 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This small quaint place is great! The Eggs Benedict and omelets are to die for! The portions are large, service is excellent and if you are lucky enough to get a table outside the view is awesome! Highly recommended!

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Seal Beach, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is a great breakfast restaurant located close to where the ferry docks. The service is fantastic, the food is great and you even get your own pot of coffee at the table.

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michigan
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105 reviews 105 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I get its food being ordered on an island, but wow. Breakfast cost us over $40 for 2 people. We were starving so we grabbed the first restaurant we found. Cruise ship in port so get there before they do! Their homemade salsa was good and some berry sauce I used on toast was really good too. Coffee came in... More

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Pasadena, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Breakfast was good and the waitress was a sweetie. We lucked out and got in and seated before the cruise ship started sending the passengers out on a Monday morning. It really gets crowded, but it was charming and a great view of the beach at Avalon.

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Los Angeles, CA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This was our first stop after disembarking from the Catalina Express. The service was good and the portions were generous. My husband had the breakfast combo of french toast, scrambled eggs and sausage, and I ordered two eggs over medium with home fries and toast. The home fries with onions and peppers were especially good, as was the homemade salsa... More

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Palm Coast, Florida
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103 reviews 103 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were here on the 4th of July, so the wait was expected. Even after sitting, we probably went another 40 minutes before food was served. I had pancakes, which were delicious! They leave a carafe of coffee on the table, which suited me just fine... I could top myself off whenever I wanted! Hubby got the pigs in a... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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76 reviews 76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I had such high hopes for this "breakfast all day" restaurant based on the crowd out front. After waiting about 15 minutes for a table, the service was relatively prompt. However, the food was really disappointing: my over-medium eggs were very runny, the "famous potatoes" (diced hash browns with a few miniscule specks of green pepper) were cold, and the... More

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San Diego
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

If you plan on visiting Catalina and are looking for a great breakfast, check out The Cottage Restaurant. They have some of the best pancakes I have ever had. The restaurant was super busy, but we only had to wait about 10 minutes to get a table. It took a while before our server actually came over to our table,... More

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

If you like home-style food, this is the breakfast place. Portions are large, full bar, and friendly service. The Pancake Cottage is family owned, Murial, the owner, still works. She always has a happy face, and keeps an eye on the service. Today we were fortunate enough to be served by Murial. They have excellent Mimosas' and Bloody Mary's! NOTE:... More

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Address: 615 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: (310) 510-0726
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
Cuisine: American

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