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Avalon Grille

) #5 of 35 Restaurants in Avalon $$$$ Steakhouse, , American
423 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-7494
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“tomato soup” (9 reviews)
“burger” (49 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Contemporary, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
423 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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1 - 10 of 891 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Our first time to Catalina and our hotel recommended this restaurant. We loved it. The octopus starter was probably the best I have ever tasted, very tender. Nice decor facing the waterfront, beautiful views.

Thank Cincin2100
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner here. The decor resembles a New England beach cottage. Excellent service and food.

Thank lisad58
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lunch was a good experience. The waiter knew how every dish on menu is prepared. I find this a lost art with many waitstaff these days. My wife and I are ceviche fans so we started with the halibut and octopus appetizer. It was a...More

Thank Kleersite
Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed a great meal here while staying on Catalina Island. We enjoyed every plate that was brought to our table incuding: ahi tartare, truffle fries, scallpos and calamari, huge Cobb salad, chicken, flank steak and a special burger. Everything was exactly as described on...More

Thank cljd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Both service and food are awesome, we go there every time we visit Catalina Island. Really cool for a casual lunch or dinner (if you don't mind the prices), and can also be a perfect place for a date.

Thank Maciej D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We passed by the place while walking to our Hotel from the ferry, after checking in, we went for a couple of drinks. The place was very nice, probably one of the more elegant restaurants on the island. Service wasn't that good, took awhile before...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had high expectations and read the menu carefully and we were both shocked when our heirloom tomato and beet salad and plantain encrusted halibut dishes arrived. For the price and description, both choices fell short in quantity and quality.. 2 thin slices of tomato...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a romantic dinner for my husband and I. This place did not disappoint. The food was superb, the ambience was perfect. The host was super nice. My only complaint is our server was not as attentive as I would have liked....More

Thank sinclair52017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The last time we had dinner here it was not good. But the dinner last night was a great improvement in food. Service was good and we had a beautiful table for six. We had martinis, appetizers, wine, salads and entrees. We finished with two...More

Thank lynndds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

▪️Location: Harbor side. ▪️Dining Room: Large, clean and modern with a lot of outside patio seating. ▪️Food Quality: Fresh, well presented and good choices. Healthier menu than some others we saw in Avalon. ▪️Cost: Fair for the area. ▪️Service: Friendly, positive wait staff. ▪️Rest room:...More

Thank packcal
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FrequentTraveler54
May 7, 2017|
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Response from LATraveller77 | Reviewed this property |
like others before me, ask the restaurant - most restaurants do, with varying corkage costs.
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ashley w
September 23, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$16 - $32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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 Miso Cured Bass, Lavender Roast Chicken and our famous Roasted Brussels Sprouts.
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