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Avalon Grille

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423 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704 (Catalina Avenue)
+1 310-510-7494
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Avalon's waterfront dining, located at the foot of the Green Pleasure...
Avalon's waterfront dining, located at the foot of the Green Pleasure Pier, is open seven days a week for lunch (Fri-Sun) and dinner with a lively, central bar and open air dining. The Avalon Grille features American regional dishes with a seasonal approach, paired with a world class selection of wines, micro-brew beers and cocktails in a casual and fun "al fresco" atmosphere overlooking Avalon Bay. The Avalon Grille boasts a fabulous menu including Lobster mac n' cheese, Cioppino and our famous Roasted Brussels Sprouts. No reservations necessary.
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    Very good
  • 51
    Average
  • 27
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  • 21
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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
Gourmet all the way

I was in Avalon during restaurant week, and Avalon Grille had a special three-course dinner with seared bass as an option. I asked for it cooked all the way through, and had the Stags Leap Chardonney with it. Excellent food and service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
John R
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Auburn WA
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
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Auburn WA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I was in Avalon during restaurant week, and Avalon Grille had a special three-course dinner with seared bass as an option. I asked for it cooked all the way through, and had the Stags Leap Chardonney with it. Excellent food and service.

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Manhattan Beach, California
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Delicious food and awesome atmosphere here. Great service and good drinks. I would highly recommend this place for a nice dinner out in Catalina.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

One of the most contemporary places in the island. Drinks are well made, the waiters are very friendly, food is great. Love the feel of the place and the cleanliness.

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Santa Barbara, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had a reservation of course and were seated immediately. Brittany, our server, and Mike, the manager, both greeted us in a timely manner. The food was delicious. Our teenage boys had either fish or steak, and I had the lavender chicken. I'm not a fan of lavender, but believe me when I tell you it was delicious!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

We were impressed with the Grille's food! We were also impressed that it wasn't overly priced! The food combined traditional American cuisine with a unique blend of chef masterpiece, making it a delight to both pallet and wallet! The desserts were off the Charts. So call early to reserve a spot because this place fills up fast!

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Laguna Hills, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This restaurant had a nice ambiance with tables facing the water. It was a great romantic place for my wife and I celebrating our 36th Anniversary. The wait staff was excellent and food came in a timely manner. The food was excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I've been here a year ago and was like, whateves. Last month me and my carnal's decided to take a trip to Catalina to get our swirl on. During our weekend of getting our bronze on we ended up at Avalon Grill. We sat at the bar and got our drink on! I forgot the bartenders name but I thought... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Excellent food, atmosphere, ocean view. The seafood selections were outstanding and the wait staff was top notch.

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Hemet, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

They have a Tuesday special of Prime rib. Very well done and generous portions. We were able to have a window seat to enjoy the view. The was nothing we didn't like.

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Richmond
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We choose this restaurant based on the menu and good reviews. Good call for us. We visited in March so it wasn't the busy season. We had booked our reservation for 8:30pm and our arrival found most of the room empty except for a few of the window tables. Considering how things tend to close on the early side I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 423 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
    (Catalina Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-7494

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 32
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business, Bar scene

Description

Avalon's waterfront dining, located at the foot of the Green Pleasure Pier, is open seven days a week for lunch (Fri-Sun) and dinner with a lively, central bar and open air dining. The Avalon Grille features American regional dishes with a seasonal approach, paired with a world class selection of wines, micro-brew beers and cocktails in a casual and fun "al fresco" atmosphere overlooking Avalon Bay. The Avalon Grille boasts a fabulous menu including Lobster mac n' cheese, Cioppino and our famous Roasted Brussels Sprouts. No reservations necessary.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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