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“Great Atmosphere and Fantastic Service!”

Descanso Beach Club
Ranked #24 of 49 Restaurants in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Surrounded by the rugged beauty of Descanso Canyon and the clear blue Pacific Ocean, Descanso Beach Club features Avalon's only beachside restaurant and bar, where you can enjoy appetizers, entrées and signature cocktails, like our famous Buffalo Milk. For the ultimate beach club experience, you can have your food and drinks delivered to your own private cabana or chaise lounge. Descanso Beach Club also serves as the Base Camp for the Zip Line Eco Tour, Catalina Falconry Experience, and a 32' Climbing Wall. Kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and snorkeling are also available. Seasonally, Descanso Beach Club's party scene is well known among locals and visitors alike, DJ tunes and live music on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
Cookham, United Kingdom
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457 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 375 helpful votes
“Great Atmosphere and Fantastic Service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

If you're looking to enjoy a cocktail with friends, or simply relax over a light lunch - this is the place to go!

Visited September 2012
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Lake Elsinore, California, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2012

The Beach Bar is the best and has the best Happy Hour on the Island. The food,drinks & service is spectacular. THE VIEW IS AWESOME!

Visited September 2012
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Canyon Country, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Rocky beach and very crowded”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2012

This beach is more for people watching - the beach is super rocky and crowded - did not stick around.

Visited September 2012
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Thank lovetotravel661
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CatalinaSCICo, Marketing Department at Descanso Beach Club, responded to this review, October 9, 2012
We sincerely apologize for your less than ideal experience at the Descanso Beach Club. Our staff strives to provide guests with the best service, atmosphere and cuisine, and your review will help us to achieve these goals. We understand that our beach can be rocky and hope that we can entice our guests to enjoy our sandy beach above the our natural pebbly beach. Thank you! Hope we can improve your experience next time!
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Corona, California
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Relaxing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2012

Spent an afternoon here in their Chaise Lounge Chairs. So relaxing, wonderful ocean breeze and food nad drinks being brought to you. When I come back to Catalina I will be spending a day at Descano Beach

Visited September 2012
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Corona, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“A romantic lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2012

The atmosphere was so beautiful, nice lounge music. The food was delicious and the service really good.

Visited September 2012
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