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Avalon Grille

€€€€Steakhouse, , American
423 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-7494
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Steakhouse, Contemporary, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
423 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During the week it doesn't open until late afternoon but there are no signs outside with the hours so that was a little confusing. Food is of good quality. Nicely decorated. Charles provided efficient service at the bar and suggested places to go and excursions...More

Thank iaamg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I overall enjoyed my dining experience. The food and the atmosphere is great, right on the boardwalk with open air seating to enjoy the sights and sounds of Avalon. Was not that busy but it took forever too get service and followups, had to ask...More

Thank GregJ1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My now-husband and I dined here the night before our wedding as a last “date night” to relax and take it all in- the atmosphere was busy but still classy and relaxed. The service was appropriate for a fine dining restaurant, the menu was classic...More

Thank Lindsay W
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lindsay, Thank you for choosing the Avalon Grille. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Dewitt General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit slow during brunch hours, yet dinner service me and my friend experienced was great! Sat at the bar area due to full house, and the food is amazing. Highly recommend Grilled Octopus~ and the fish dishes are super delicious too! And the cocktails...More

Thank SHI F
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

SHI, Thank you for dining with us. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the experience. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Dewitt General Manager

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We ate dinner here after a day of sightseeing on the island of Catalina. We used Open Table to make a reservation for an early 5:30 dinner so we could catch the ferry back to Dana Point. The place was half empty. Drinks were pricey...More

Thank Rudypup
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Rudypup, Thank you for joining us at the Avalon Grille. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Dewitt General Manager

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Make reservations to dine here and ask for a table with a water view. The Waygu beef burger was delicious and the service was terrific. Others at my table had the sea bass which they raved about and one had the halibut which was delicious....More

Thank gomccall
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Gomccall, Thank you for joining us at the Avalon Grille. I'm glad to hear that you and your party enjoyed your dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Dewitt General Manager

Reviewed 29 October 2017

Our party of four order the following items: Wedge Lettuce with Bacon Salad, one Chicken Tostada, one truffle French Fries (very good), 2 Brussels Sprouts (very good), 1 Chorizo Macaroni (very different than expected....ordered small portion that was huge, but did not enjoy), one Grilled...More

Thank Love vacation time
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Love vacation time, Thank you for joining us at the Avalon Grille. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your dinner. I appreciate your feedback about the chorizo macaroni. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Dewitt General Manager

Reviewed 29 October 2017

We enjoyed our dinner at the bar of the Avalon during the jazz festival. The food was excellent and service outstanding. Steaks, seafood, all consistently excellent. Highly recommend.

Thank Chuck A
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Chuck, Thank you for joining us at the Avalon Grille. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Dewitt General Manager

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We came to Catalina Island to celebrate a friend's birthday and dinner one night at the Avalon Grille was on our vacation menu. We were provided a nice large round table by the windows and enjoyed some bottles of wine, some appetizers, from the salads,...More

Thank JJBlondie
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear JjBlondie, Thank you for joining us at the Avalon Grille. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your celebration dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Dewitt General Manager

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Love the views here at brunch! This is another spot I will always try to eat/drink at when I visit Catalina. The service is always good and the food/drinks are tasty. Great date spot.

Thank Travis L
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Avalon Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Travis, Thank you for joining us brunch. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Dewitt General Manager

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carolynedwardp
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Response from CatalinaSCICo | Property representative |
Yes, we will be offering Thanksgiving dinner.
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8 May 2017|
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Response from LATraveller77 | Reviewed this property |
like others before me, ask the restaurant - most restaurants do, with varying corkage costs.
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ashley w
23 September 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
16:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 20:00
Thursday
16:00 - 20:00
Friday
15:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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