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The Cottage Restaurant

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615 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
(310) 510-0726
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6:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast

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  • 72
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    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great breakfast menu

We had brunch at the pancake cottage last Sunday. We all enjoyed our meal! They have a great breakfast menu and the location is perfect.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2013
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  • Families with children
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woodland hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

we have been coming here for years.... such good food and they leave the windows open, great ocean breeze

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Great food. They were very helpful assisting us with my wife's dietary restrictions. It's not always easy to find gluten-free items at a restaurant that specializes in pancakes and waffles. But they brought out a delicious vegetarian omelet that we split.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

The breakfast options are great but I like to order off the menu. The chef will whip up oatmeal and fruit. A very healthy meal, but if you prefer, pancakes, waffles, and all manner of eggs are also available. The service is outstanding and the view is a dream.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We didn't have to wait long to get seated. that was nice. But once seated, it took about 10 minutes before anyone came over to our table. At least they already had coffee on the table so that was good because my girlfriend gets hangry if she doesn't get coffee right away. It was nice that they had a pitcher... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

That's how we like our fried eggs! The Pancake Cottage is an institution that can't be missed if you come over by boat. It is the first restaurant you see as you walk into town. While the restaurant may have changed locations, the food is still terrific. We always look forward to having our first meal at the Pancake cottage... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We had brunch at the pancake cottage last Sunday. We all enjoyed our meal! They have a great breakfast menu and the location is perfect.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

My wife and I highly recommend stopping for breakfast at the Pancake Cottage. The owner Muriel always greets us with a warm hello and the food is excellent. We have eaten here several times and the food is consistently good. We can recommend this place without hesitation.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

We ate breakfast here and my omelet was the best meal I ate in our three days in Avalon! It was very tasty and perfectly cooked. The potatoes and toast were nice, too. My husband had pancakes and eggs, which were good. Our daughter had French toast, which was also good. Their meals were smaller, so they shared my larger... More 

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California's Wine Coast Country, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

A local recommended this restaurant for breakfast and it did not disappoint! We sat at the bar, and the bar tender was wonderful. he made excellent Bloody Marys! I ordered the "kids breakfast" for adults, which included bacon, eggs, potatoes and toast. The housemaid salsa is to die for! I would have bought a jar if I could have. Breakfast... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

BEST lunch in town, I had my favorite and they did it perfectly. Fresh pastrami that was actually juicy- the whole Ruben was just 100% how I'd want it if I made it myself and the owner- our waitress was so sweet! The bloody Mary's were equally on point. My new go-to place is the Pancake Cottage!

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Additional Information about The Cottage Restaurant

Address: 615 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: (310) 510-0726
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 1:30 pm

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