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Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant

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111 Claressa Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
310-510-1772
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10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 25
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice place - will definitely come back

We came for Sunday breakfast/brunch and were very pleased. Good food, nice portions, great service. Will definitely come back when I visit Catalina again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Pasadena, California
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  • Families with children
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English first
Pasadena, California
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86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We came for Sunday breakfast/brunch and were very pleased. Good food, nice portions, great service. Will definitely come back when I visit Catalina again.

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Joshua Tree National Park, California
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Get the carnitas plate at this place. The sangria was not the best, but having Shiner Bock on tap was really appreciated. It's fairly reasonably priced and should satisfy your craving for Mexican. The waitress forgot about our corner, and got a little confused, but it was soon straightened out.

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West Midlands
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

There was a large group of us celebrating a birthday. We sat upstairs , so had the floor to ourselves . The drinks were good, ( great margaritas) food great . Reasonable prices and good service

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Capistrano Beach, California
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I mention the Carnitas because we enjoyed a "special" years ago and we always order it now when we return 1-2 times each year. So, you order the 1 or 2 item combination plate (1 or 2 cheese enchiladas, beans and rice) THEN, you ask the waiter to top the cheese enchilada(s) with Carnitas. Oh my, it is delicious! If... More 

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Camarillo, California
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My husband stopped at La Casita before we grabbed the shuttle to the Airport. The place is a little run down, but we got a booth right off the street, so we didn't venture too far into the establishment. Both restrooms smelled heavily like ammonia, so you know they clean, but they should maybe work on updating the place a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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101 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

After many years walking by this restaurant we tried it for dinner . The meal was excellent . Nice atmosphere and they actually serve on real plates! Most of Catalina is on water rationing so disposable plates seem to be the usual pattern.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I think they use old oil to cook their food and mexican food is often fried. I ate a Shrimp dish breaded and fried and felt sick all day.

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Newport Beach, California
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Whether you start your day here or end it, Mi Casita is a restaurant worth going to when on Catalina Island. We usually start our day here after getting off the Newport Flyer. We begin with the Huevos Rancheros and share the Cazuela, which is the ultimate way to start any day off right!

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Always our first stop. Friendly service, tastee traditional Mexican food and killer giant margaritas! See you again next year.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We ate here on our last day on Catalina. The food was good, but the service left a lot to be desired. Once she took our order she never came back. No refills, no questions about the quality, "How is everything?". She just stood at reception and talked to the host the whole time, despite repeated attempts to make eye... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 Claressa Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: 310-510-1772

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 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?