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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 31
    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 dinner

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
dougrh
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San Francisco, California
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  • Families with children
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San Francisco, California
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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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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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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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This was the first restaurant that we ate at when we arrived at the island. The food was really good. The place seemed clean and the staff was great. The Horchata was amazing.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Let me just sum it up quickly. Dont ever go to this place. the food is crap, the service is worst. If you ask for the manager 4 times and he still doesn't come just leave. i left came back and my food was still in the same place, this was after 20 minutes. Don't do it people

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We always have at least one meal at Mi Casita when we're in Avalon for a week. Big margaritas, tasty authentic Mexican food, big comfortable booths. The servers handle the tourist crowd well and we've always left happy.

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Tustin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We all had combination dinners which we all enjoyed. The chips and salsa was very good. The margs were very good, a nice large glass!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Our first visit to Catalina Island, and immediately decided to have lunch before sight seeing. We opted for Mexican as some restaurants have vegetarian fair for my wife. We got in, and was promptly seated, but had to wait over 15 minutes for chips and salsa...store bought not freshly made. After that, we waited another 10 minutes for a server... More 

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Additional Information about Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant

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

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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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