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Avalon Grille

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423 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704 (Catalina Avenue)
+1 310-510-7494
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We made a reservation for a special dinner on the 3rd of December and arrived early so our table wasn't ready. The hostess said she thought two of the tables near the front windows would be finishing shortly and agreed she would call us when they had. We went outside and waited for over half an hour with no call.... More 

Thank johnstruswell
Laguna Beach, CA
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67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Avalon many times and I generally really like this restaurant. However, Thanksgiving dinner was a little disappointing this time. Overall, the food was good. My husband ordered off the regular menu and I had the Thanksgiving meal. However, our meals were warm to cool when they brought it out and some things were just disappointing like... More 

Thank Hotel-Designer
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we walked inside to get a table all,the staff was friendly, courteous, and attentive. The food was excellent, with multiple layers of flavor a and unique combinations made for a very enjoyable meal. It is pricy $$$, but well worth the splurge for a great atmosphere and excellent meal.

Thank James B
Traverse City, Michigan
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431 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In 3 evenings this was the only dinner we felt was good. In fact it was VERY good. Our hotel texted me a special of a free movie pass at the Casino with each dinner entree. Given the steep pricing at the Grill this was a welcome benifit. Both of our dinners were flawless and tasty. Atmosphere was splendid. Service... More 

Thank Bill H
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waitress was wonderful but the food was a huge disappointment. Ceaser salad had a very bland dressing. I ordered the scallops, taste but the serving for my entree were only three. My cousin ordered the salmon on grits. Crispy skin is good but this was so burnt you lost a lot of the fish. And the grits were lumpy... More 

Thank Chefjandance
Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every plate was present like it was painted and it tasted as good as it looked. The tomato soup is excellent, the chicken tortilla soup was good as well but had way too much tortillas and too little soup for my liking. The Grilled Octopus was an absolute masterpiece- cooked for three hours to get the texture right. We tried... More 

Thank Yoda005
Chicago, Illinois
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162 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upscale restaurant on waterfront with a limited menu, pricy for the meals. Food however was amazing. Nice place for a special evening.

Thank Alan C
Orcutt, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party arrived at 8:00 sharp with reservations made two days before. Upon arrival there was no hostess to greet the two parties waiting in front of us. After about 5 minutes, a person appeared and both of the parties ( a single man and a couple) were seated at window seat tables. We were then told it would be... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had been told that the Sunday Prime Rib special was delicious, so we went for it. It comes as a 10 ounce, but can increased in 2 ounce increments. The 12 ounces we shared was plenty and good. All the staff were friendly and efficient.

Thank Gotbookscat
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We came here last night and the food was so good we came back today for lunch! Great bufalo burger, fish and chips

Thank Andrea D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $32
Steakhouse, Contemporary, American, Seafood, 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
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?