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The Lobster Trap

) #4 of 35 Restaurants in Avalon €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
128 Catalina St, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-8585
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (122 reviews)
“monkey balls” (25 reviews)
“ceviche” (33 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
128 Catalina St, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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1 - 10 of 1,016 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the best places on the island, Great Happy hour menu. Pretty much everything on menu is great!

Thank Louis B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ate there last weekend and had a wonderful lunch. I are the lobster salad was very generous with its pieces of lobster and my husband had the yellow tail cooked with mushrooms it was so tender and delicious. This place gets busy so try...More

Thank Tanya S
Reviewed 1 week ago

YUM!! I love lobster and this place does it right. The lobster roll is so scrumptious it has me yearning for more!! Always a good crowd of people. Fun place, good food and good wait staff! This is a must when visiting Catalina!

Thank Ineedavacation1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our lunch at the Lobster Trap, my wife had the fish and chips and I had the Lobster Roll. The food was delicious, the service was fast and friendly, the only issue that causes us to give the restaurant 4 instead of 5...More

Thank ATXLonghorn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We trust TripAdvisor when choosing where to dine. Thanks to all the previous reviewers who led us to The Lobster Trap! Caitlin is a Terrific Waitress and she recommended the Chicken Cordon Blue (The best I have ever had anywhere!), the BBQ Chicken Salad, and...More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there twice on our recent visit because my husband wanted more of their lobster. Good service. Fun Bar.

Thank catcindyk
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was so incredible that we ate here for dinner on both nights we stayed on the island. On both nights I could not help myself by trying the Sea Bass Sandwich. On the first night we were waiting at the bar for our...More

Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice lunch. They have a large menu of fresh fish. The service was efficient and the food was great.

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best local only food and service in town. Fresh, good wines and cocktails, good service. Fantastic seafood.

Thank Tcervellone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband had the most delicious Cioppino EVER!!! You absolutely must eat here when you visit Avalon- especially the seafood. I will be back.

Thank sjdance02
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Brenda S
Can I purchase a gift ecard online for your restaurant?
27 February 2017|
Response from Caleb L | Property representative |
Hi Brenda, Thank you for your inquiry, but unfortunately at this time we do not have the capability to fulfill gift card purchases on-line. We can however, complete your purchase over the phone and mail the gift certificate... More
Lydia V
Does anything come with the entrees?
31 January 2015|
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Response from Melinda S | Reviewed this property |
it depends on what you order. Fresh steam veggie and choose of baked potato, fries, sweet potatoes fries. Soup and salad extra but not to much
Do you have raw clams on the half shell?
29 January 2015|
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Response from 02Racer | Reviewed this property |
They do -- their menu is available online: can't write you the URL here, but Google catalinalobstertrap and look for the menu tab.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Catalina St, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-8585
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