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Original Jack's Country Kitchen

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American, Cafe, Hawaiian
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118 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
Today
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch

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  • 156
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    Very good
  • 39
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  • 14
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great eats

Looking for breakfast early in the morning and Jack's was one of the few restaurants open. Turned out to be excellent with a wide breakfast selection. Went back later for lunch and the lines were out the door.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Rick S
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San Diego, California
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Looking for breakfast early in the morning and Jack's was one of the few restaurants open. Turned out to be excellent with a wide breakfast selection. Went back later for lunch and the lines were out the door.

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Glendale, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I are not early risers, so we decided to have breakfast for lunch. The Eggs Benedict were cooked just right as were the ham and eggs, requested over-easy. The best part about the restaurant is the decor. Lots of vintage photographs and posters hang on the walls. There is also a collection of African-American musician sculptures on... More 

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Imperial Beach, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Went here for breakfast and was very satisfied with our breakfast, the service and all. Very varied menu, lots of choices and very fast service. Good sized place for Avalon and the service is terrific. Seems to be the place in Avalon, get there early.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very crowded and long wait for breakfasts. The food is very good and I highly recommend the Hawaiian French Toast with the coconut syrup....yummy!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I had breakfast there two times during my stay. The staff is excellent, the food was great and it was packed everyday. Good place to have breakfast, buy you might have to wait a little while to get a table.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great food overall. Dont eat steak and eggs here, Steak is not their specialty. I had great Eggs Benidict and all other basic breakfast was good. They are busy so they rush you out a bit.

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We got lucky and hit the restaurant on a Friday morning at about 8 - right before the crowd hit. We got right in and got our meals fast. The food was great and the service is top notch. Every other time we passed by the restaurant, it had a line - so we were happy we got our chance... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I love the uncured applewood bacon and my eggs were cooked just the way I wanted them. No gluten free bread or pancakes but there was plenty to eat without the carbs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This was some of the best french toast I've ever had, and I've had a lot of really great french toast. Excellent breakfast spot.

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We met our two sons at the 9:30 ship from Long Beach and headed for Original Jack's for breakfast. We had a 20 minute wait, but it was well worth it. We had a great waitress, Mary Ellen, and we loved the food. I had excellent blueberry pancakes. One of my sons only had yogurt and granola, but he later... More 

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Additional Information about Original Jack's Country Kitchen

Address: 118 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Cafe, Hawaiian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 118 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon

Price and Cuisine

  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: American, Cafe, Hawaiian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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