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Avalon Grille

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423 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704 (Catalina Avenue)
+1 310-510-7494
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 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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Hemet, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 

Thank Kaye S
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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.

Thank wingsofman72
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 4 days 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.

Thank SMOgal
Eastvale, California
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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.

Thank jolitripp
Carlsbad, California
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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.

Thank YvonneFino
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!

Thank Route 66 Kicks
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!

Thank jamesgoren
New York City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 

Thank Manuela G
Palos Verdes Estates, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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.

Thank WhaleTail53
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for drinks and appetizers, one of the few modern eating places in avalon, great view and appetizers were good, would recommed this place!

Thank Duane B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $32
Steakhouse, Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
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
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?