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509 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
310-510-1919
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9:00 am - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 32
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great tiki bar, practially on the beach

We had a blast here. You have to order the Wiki Wacker, as it comes with a goofy straw hat. Go there. You'll be glad you did.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Pearl0208
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San Francisco, California
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English first
San Francisco, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had a blast here. You have to order the Wiki Wacker, as it comes with a goofy straw hat. Go there. You'll be glad you did.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This place had live music most nights. It isn't very big, so plan to get there early or eat at the bar. The food was interesting with some normal burgers and such an items like poke. All the food was good, the staff was professional. On weekend nights, this place is packed.

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los angeles
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

One word a really great fun place with great bartender I believe his name was John or Johnny kind of loud place but go for the straw hat. Great time. Thx

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had the opportunity to sit by the front windows multiple times on our recent trip...watching the world go by with a drink in our hands and our toes in the sand...well, almost. The sand is about 15 feet from the Luau Larry's. Fun drinks and good food.

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

In the Catalina huevos rancheros competition, Luau Larry's comes in 3rd of three. The place was crowded and hectic, and the food was mediocre at best. Eggs overcooked, tortilla nothing special, two ounces of pinto beans in a plastic cup on the side. No salsa to speak of, and no avocado. Coffee was eh. Go elsewhere if you can, but... More 

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Bakersfield,CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We were in Avalon for a port of call from Carnival cruise lines. My friends have been here before and they said it was a must go to place. I ordered a burger and it was delicious. I also got my "wiki whacked" it's a drink that comes with a straw like hat. We all lots of fun.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

While there are bison on Catalina island, they are not for eating. The bison that the burgers are made from is imported. I have no issue with that, other than the fact that I was looking for a fresh bison to eat. That aside... Get your Wiki Whacked! The Wiki Whacker is really delicious and comes with a ridiculous free... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Enjoyed a f ew mimosas and a good breakfast burrito when we got off the boat. We've been here for drinks before and will be back again to eat. Easy and seat yourself.

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Sonora, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My wife and I have visited Luau Larry's many times when staying on Catalina Island. During the day it is a seemingly unremarkable establishment, but on a Summer evening, the music blares, the beer flows, and the smell of the Burgers fills the air, resulting in a riot to the senses. Go early and plan to stake out your spot... More 

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Clovis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

After three days on the island we were looking for a fun, upbeat and lively place to hang out. We found it in Luau Larry's! The staff was amazing, the drinks were delicious and the music was outstanding. This night it was rock and roll, the only complaint was the music was too loud (trust me I love loud music).... More 

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Additional Information about Luau Larry's

Address: 509 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: 310-510-1919
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Monday 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Friday 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 1:30 am

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 509 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: 310-510-1919
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 1:30 am
Monday
9:00 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 1:30 am
Friday
9:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:30 am

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