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Avalon Grille

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423 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704 (Catalina Avenue)
+1 310-510-7494
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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San Diego
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We heard about their delicious burgers, so thought we would give it a try. We started our meal with some drinks, that were ok. Then had an appetizer that was the special of the day with a salmon dip - that was amazing!! Our burgers were good, but we had higher expectations for the burgers. The service, location and appetizer... More 

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Hemet, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location, Great view. Good food. We had lunch here. We had a front row table, so had an excellent view of the ocean. Service was great. I had a cobb salad which was very generous (unable to finish). My husband had a cheeseburger, which he was not thrilled with. It comes with a tomato jam, which is not his... More 

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Thank Kaye S
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this review

Dear Kaye, Thank you for joining us for lunch. Sorry to hear that your husband did not enjoy the tomato jam. We appreciate the feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! More 

Houston, Texas
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent service to go along with the great food lunch in a somewhat quieter atmosphere than many places along the waterfront. Wine was great and the ahi tuna burger was just right.

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Thank wingsofman72
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this review

Dear Wingsofman, Thanks you for joining us for lunch. The ahi burger is a guest favorite, glad you enjoyed it. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! More 

Santa Monica, California
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113 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's a busy place. The food is good, yet pricey I don't recall the burger being special. but the ice tea was very good. Service was slow.

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Thank SMOgal
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this review

Dear SMOgal, Thank you for joining us. We appreciate your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Eastvale, California
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very creative food and an excellent wine list. Brussels sprouts cooked with pork belly were outstanding. Our new favorite wine David Michael Petite Petit. Enjoyed the halibut with quinoa. Dine indoors or out or eat at the bar. Make reservations.

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Thank jolitripp
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this review

Dear Jolitripp, Thank you for joining us at the Avalon Grille. Glad to hear that your enjoyed some of our favorites! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Carlsbad, California
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A varied menu allows everyone a delightful choice...and when it arrives, it's delicious. We had a special meal at the Avalon Grille and the staff, service and ambiance were perfect. It was positively memorable.

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Thank YvonneFino
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this review

Dear Yvonne, Thank you for dining with us at the Avalon Grille. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfectly grilled branzino for me and halibut for my husband, accompanied by Rusack Chardonnay, from grapes grown on Catalina Island!!!!! Katherine provided wonderful service, ending with a birthday surprise dessert! Thanks so much!

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Thank Route 66 Kicks
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this review

Dear Route 66, Thank you for celebrating your birthday with us. We're glad to hear that it was a memorable experience. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

New York NY
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very nice lunch at Avalon Grille. The food was good, the service excellent and the atmosphere very pleasant. If you are in Avalon I certainly recommend it. The grill octopus is outstanding!

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Thank jamesgoren
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this review

Dear James, Thank you for dining with us. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal and that the service was excellent. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

New York City
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104 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a day trip to Catalina Island we chanced a lunch at a restaurant that seemed nice, clean and not too touristy. Catalina is full of places that seem just tourist traps good for drinks but not much else. Avalon Grille instead proved to be a very good restaurant even for our fairly large group. Our server was lovely and... More 

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Thank Manuela G
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this review

Dear Manuela, Thank you for choosing the Avalon Grille. We're glad to hear that your group enjoyed their meal and that the service was excellent. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! More 

Palos Verdes Estates, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great dinner at a perfect location sitting at the perfect table! Watched the world go by and the sun set. Food was very good and service could not be better. Prices are reasonable. We will be back.

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Thank WhaleTail53
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this review

Dear Whaletail, Thank you for dining with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $32
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 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
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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