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Luau Larry's

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509 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
310-510-1919
Today
9:00 am - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 106
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The best bar in Catalina!

The atmosphere here its just incredible. The drinks were good and the burger was one of the best I had in Catalina so far. Its right in front of the ocean, so you can sit on the window and watch the ocean and whats going on outside. The music is good and the service is good too. The bartender... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Lindsey B
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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212 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The atmosphere here its just incredible. The drinks were good and the burger was one of the best I had in Catalina so far. Its right in front of the ocean, so you can sit on the window and watch the ocean and whats going on outside. The music is good and the service is good too. The bartender was... More 

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San Marcos, California
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261 reviews 261 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Friends had lunch here yesterday and really liked it. Stopped in for a cocktail and sat by the window and looked at the beach. Good service great drinks!

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Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The drinks here are very tall and the music is great. The crowd is friendly and the bar is right down on the waterfront near the hotel.

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Santa Barbara, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

You have to go to this place, sit at the window seat and watch the tourists walk by. Best Mai-Tai's on the Island, and a fun place to go to. It's always the last place we go to before we leave the island. Food is fab too.

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Culver City, California
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207 reviews 207 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This place is known for their exotic rum drinks........but they make a mean gin martini as well. And try the ahi tuna burger - the fish is fresh and delicious

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washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Wandered in here for a beer and a bite to eat. The service was great. But....the pizza was amazing!! Wished it was closer to home- we would be regulars for sure!

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Comes with a hat for $9. Fun little shack feels like a tropical bar you might find in Aruba. Kind of a tourist trap but in a good way. Omar the bartender rocks!

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have been to this place every time I have visited Catalina (which is twice as of now). Great oyster shots and food. Who can resist ordering buffalo milk :)

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great hats, fun, drinks, company, pizza. Whacky spot. Worth visiting ! Very much for passing trade, but, if you just got on the island from the ferry or cruise ship, then go there!!!

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My fiance and I ate at Luau Larry's on a Friday night in December. There was great live music and people dancing in the aisles. We sat near the back where it was a bit quieter. He tried the pizza and I tried the ahi tuna. Both were delicious. We returned the following night and sat at the bar for... More 

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Restaurant Details

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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