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Luau Larry's

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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509 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-1919
9:00 am - 1:30 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 1:30 am
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Before visiting Catalina Island I looked up "Things to Do in Catalina". Visiting Luau Larry's was on the list and I was not disappointed. It's a fun atmosphere with a friendly bartender. I ordered their famous Wicki wacka (hopefully I wrote that correctly) and not only is it a delicious tropical drink (that is not too strong) but you get... More 

Thank Nailah C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing! They know how to prepare their fish! The tuna salad was really nice and the albacore sandwich was really good. Would go back for well prepared fish!

Thank Ornella B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I may or may not have had too much to drink when we went there, but I did order a drink that came with a funny straw hat, and the burger I ordered was delicious.

Thank Andrea R
Morrilton, Arkansas, United States
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hungry, waited 10 minutes, didn't even take our drink order. Not that busy. One bartender only. Walked out and went to Steve's steakhouse

Thank ScubaManage
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1.5 days in the island...3 visits to this spot. I'm a sucker for tiki bars....and this is a great one. Vowed to try all of the concoctions on the menu--didn't even get close. The front table is everything!! Gimme that Wicki Wacker!!

Thank Aryn B
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A loud sloppy bar. DON'T get one of the straw hats that come with an expensive drink, or at least don't wear it around town -- makes you look like a geeky tourist.

Thank Carol S
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We swerved into Larrys fairly late in the evening and found a small but engaged group of folks enjoying the live music of a guitar/singer who was actually pretty entertaining. This is a TIKI bar atmosphere with tropical drinks cold beer friendly bar service and a small dance floor where folks were enjoying dancing to the live music. Service was... More 

Thank Harry H
Merced, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a margarita only. It was a fun place-nothing fancy for sure; just laid back, relaxing and a great drink. Good place to take a family.

Thank Stephanie H
West Hills
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150 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Larry's is a tropical beach themed watering hole on the boardwalk directly across from the water. Great bar food and tropical drinks with a fun vacation atmosphere. Usually filled with day trippers and cruise ship disembarkers by day and later at night by the overnighters and boat folk. One man band music on the weekends and great drinks served by... More 

Thank james p
Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had great fun drinks here! When I was here on a Friday afternoon the place was packed but it cleared out in about an hour. I had wings that were good. It' s just a fun place.

Thank MB Q

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 1:30 am
9:00 am - 1:30 am
9:00 am - 1:30 am
9:00 am - 1:30 am
9:00 am - 1:30 am
9:00 am - 1:30 am
9:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-1919

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