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Original Jack's Country Kitchen

€€ - €€€American, Cafe,
118 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
06:00 - 15:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
118 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ate here twice during our visit. Only open breakfast and lunch, closes at 3:00 pm. Extensive menu.Retro decor and music to match...fun!

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 2 days ago

A GREAT breakfast spot with lots of choices on the menu. They serve Kona coffee! They use local farmers, Niman beef (I believe) & since I have developed an egg allergy I ordered the beef scramble without the egg with extra crispy hash browns, it...More

Thank Lexibelle
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good, reasonably priced food. Fast service, friendly staff. As the title says, it's more like a deli than a Country Kitchen.

Thank Ohtobeinsandiego
Reviewed 3 days ago

Jack's is really one of the only place to get Breakfast in Avalon. We went twice for Breakfast. The place is usually busy. I ordered One Egg Benedict with Avocado instead of meat and it was very good. My Husband had French Toast Combo and...More

1  Thank PeggyChism
Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as you leave the docks and enter Avalon you will see Jacks on the left side. Many times during our stay there were lines outside the place, always a good sign. We dined at Jacks twice in three days, so you know it...More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had about 40 minutes before we had to be on the boat for the trip back to the mainland. Jack's is right down the street from the boat landing. They were pretty busy when we poked our head in to check to see...More

Thank Ricofisher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waitress was extremely rude. The restaurant only had about six people in it. Waitress spent most of her time talking outside to her friends. She got my order wrong. She forgot to bring me my drink and when I reminded her, she waited until I...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I decided to try Original Jack’s for lunch while in Avalon. It has a 1960s-syle dinner feel which is comfortable and relaxed. Service was good and the menu interesting and varied focusing mostly on breakfast (3 pages of breakfast foods vs. 1...More

Thank Jay P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They serve breakfast most of the day and maybe we should have done that. We had the soup/sandwich and the chili burger. Both very disappointing. Had to send sandwich back to remake. Nothing was as described on menu. Chili was canned. Portions ok size. We...More

Thank sara32951
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for breakfast and had Strawberry Belguim Waffle and the egg breakfast with Applewood bacon, the best biscuits & gravy, hash browns. Its our favorite breakfast place on Catalina Island. Staff was a bit short on our visit and it took some time to...More

Thank DiAnnesInLove
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Alexx M
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Response from Babybdaddy | Reviewed this property |
Yes Jack owns a few properties
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
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