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The Sandtrap Restaurant and Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

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Huevos Rancheros
Breakfast Burritos
Breakfast Sandwiches
Drop by and enjoy our mixed American and Mexican lunch menu offering something appealing for the whole family. using the freshest ingredients, we serve a wide variety of the following dishes made to your preference
Salads and Other Offerings
Kids, pets and large parties are welcome at the sundrop
$5 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Bar
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews tacos chorizo chicken carne asada breakfast burrito golf course happy hour order at the window margarita pitcher botanical gardens mexican food outdoor patio hole in the wall located right front street full bar cruise ship
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What’s not to like? Happy hour $1 tacos and cheap beer! Casual patio eating area complete with plastic chairs and tablecloths rounded out the experience. I wouldn’t recommend the homemade sangria, but maybe it’s just me 😂

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CeeBeeAuckland
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

Breakfast and lunch doesn’t get any better than this spot! For years we have been visiting the island, and for years we make it a point to eat here at LEAST once. The prices, the food and the staff make it easy to stop by...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank csniners
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to the Lobster Trap and it’s portions are tiny and expensive. Food was ok, but not worth the price and the Staff didn’t seem to care. After I wrote my review, they removed it. When I wrote my less-than-stellar review about Bluewater, they...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank HighestFlyingEagle
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Our kids and grandkids always ask to have lunch at The Sandtrap when we make our annual trek to Catalina. Little ones don't annoy anyone in the outdoor patio, and adults enjoy the margaritas. This place is at the edge of the golf course, not...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Sherz88
Reviewed November 16, 2018

We almost always stop here for tacos and a beer. This time we had margaritas. Pleasant outdoor patio area by the golf course. Be sure to walk up there. It is worth it

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank XK140NUT
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

Great place to go for Happy Hour tacos and margaritas. The tacos are small street tacos, but are like a buck each. A pitcher of stiff margaritas is $19. It’s a super casual atmosphere across from the golf course. We go there for dinner every...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nickrR9944JL
Reviewed October 26, 2018

This is a super casual, no frills spot across from the golf course. We hiked around the Wrigley Botanical Gardens/mountains in the morning and grabbed lunch here on the way down. The woman who took our order was very nice and customized a menu item...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed September 22, 2018

We went for happy hour and got the margarita pitcher. It got the job done but was not enjoyable. We left without finishing it, but feeling pretty good. We didn't eat but the tacos are like $1 or $2 during happy hour. View of the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CocosOpinion
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Consider this the local's dive. Basically the "19th hole" for the golf course, and while I don't golf, I eat at the Sandtrap multiple tmes on every visit to Catalina. Cafe service (order at the counter), with mostly outdoor seating on a well-worn patio that...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank VegasRoadTripper
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

This place had been recommended by someone. Good asado tacos and beer. But it was a bit of a dive otherwise. Could have been kept up much better.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Tom F
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Response from BinkNM | Reviewed this property |
It's outsider and very informal. Should be plenty of room for your group depending on the time of day you go. There is no hostess that I saw, that would setup tables for you.
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