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The Cottage Restaurant

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615 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-0726
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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6:30 am - 1:30 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
615 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed January 6, 2017

A real homely atmosphere where we didn't mind the weight as all the food was freshly cooked. The portions were just incredible way to large, service was hit and miss some days good some days bad? The only other gripe was the bathroom could do...More

Thank Tony F
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Enjoyed the view from our table. Had the Chicken Fried Steak Lunch...Just like Mom made it. They offer mexican dishes too. Friendly staff, attentive and the Owner herself stopped over to say Hi and offered some tips on what to do while in Avalon.

Thank Melinda S
Reviewed June 29, 2016

I was just in Avalon last week. I have eaten at this restaurant before. This can be a very busy place. The food is good, severs good- a little busy when we were there.

Thank keywestelaine
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

How we ended up with a $60 bill for breakfast is beyond me. The chairs were falling apart, the walls were filthy, the bathroom had no toilet paper AND no soap - so what were the employees washing their hands with??? Our waiter appeared to...More

1  Thank JennyBenny0827
Reviewed April 30, 2016

First of all, do not believe the menu you see posted here on Trip Advisor or various other sites. I had done my homework in advance and checked out menus of several restaurants in Avalon, and picked this one specifically because of the generally good...More

Thank VtaTraveler
Reviewed April 9, 2016

Nice views overlooking the beach here. Good menu selections and food was prepared as ordered. Liked the feel of the place and the service. Eggs were fine and came out to us without delay.

Thank ScubaLadyK
Reviewed March 17, 2016

The Cottage is on the corner as you are arriving on the boat! Great menu and fast service...very nice waiters!

Thank TheOnlyAngell
Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Every time we come to the island we have to stop in here at least once. The 7 grain pancake topped with fresh fruit is wonderful!

Thank Garuba3
Reviewed October 31, 2015

Stopped by two times in 3 days, great bloody Mary's, first place open early, tried the basic to test it out, 3 eggs over easy ( perfect) Hash browns, perfect, nice spice, sausage, light rich spice,hot and soft, not dried out, Great recommend on Catalina,...More

Thank hoodhkr
Reviewed October 29, 2015

Every time I have been to Catalina the owner of this place has been there, I don't know how old she is but she has been around for sometime. And she is awesome! good food good drinks.

Thank Lissette1962
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-0726
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