Catalina Island Restaurants

The Avalon Grille

The Avalon Grille offers fine dining with a relaxed upscale atmosphere overlooking the Avalon Bay. The Avalon Grille features new American cuisine and regional dishes with a seasonal approach, paired with a world class selection of wines, micro-brew beers and specialty cocktails. This unique ambiance is found nowhere else in Avalon and is the perfect setting on the bay with large windows offering open air dining, high ceilings, a lively central bar and a large patio for outdoor dining. Located on the corner of Crescent Avenue and Front Street in the heart of downtown Avalon’s waterfront. Reservations recommended.


A short stroll past the iconic Casino on the shore of Descanso Cove, Descanso Beach Club offers a relaxed open-air ambiance that defines the laid-back island lifestyle. Home to Avalon's only beachside restaurant and bar, Descanso Beach Club is one of the last places in Southern California where you can legally have a drink in your hand and you r feet in the sand…at the same time. Relax and enjoy spectacular views, while friendly staff serves a great selection of appetizers, entrées and signature cocktails, like Catalina's original Buffalo Milk, to your table, cabana, chaise lounge or beach towel.

The Bluewater Grill

Bluewater Grill’s mission is to provide our guests with the highest quality seafood, classically prepared, at a fair price, in a friendly, casual atmosphere. We source the globe for the highest quality sustainable seafood. We develop and maintain relationships with reputable seafood suppliers and fishermen who employ best practices in their industry and fishery. We adhere to a daily ritual of controls and systems to ensure the integrity of our seafood.

Steve's Steakhouse

At Steve’s Steakhouse you’ll enjoy our courteous and friendly service, a beautiful bar and some of the best food you will ever taste, as well as a breathtaking panoramic view of Avalon Harbor. No wonder we’re a local favorite! Join us for lunch or dinner, we would be thrilled to serve you! Voted #1 Restaurant in Avalon in Taste of Avalon Sponsored by The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau.

Antonio's PiZzeria & Caberet

Antonio’s Pizzeria & Cabaret has been an island tradition for over 18 years. Antonio’s offers a casual, fun family atmosphere serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner year round. We feature traditional Italian dishes, Steaks, Seafood and Grilled Chicken Breasts. Hot & Cold Sub Sandwiches, Burgers made with Premium Black Angus Beef, Soups, Salads and a delicious Dessert selection.


Located in the Metropole Marketplace, the Catalina Coffee and Cookie Co. offers fresh-brewed and specialty coffees from 5 a.m. daily. Tempt yourself with a variety of morning delicacies as well as frozen yogurt, afternoon treats and unique gifts. Muffins, scones and the best cinnamon rolls ever are complimented by breakfast sandwiches, brownies and fresh-baked cookies. Take it to go or enjoy on the patio.
Planning an event on Catalina Island? We offer dessert bars for weddings, corporate coffee service and bon voyage breakfasts for every occasion.

The Lobster Trap

We are located one block up from the Green Pier across from the Discovery Tours parking lot next to Scuba Luv. Walk-ins are always welcome or you call (310) 510-8585 to make a reservation.

Original Jack's

For a good meal in Avalon head on over to Original Jack’s Country Kitchen, located at 118 Catalina Avenue – just a few steps up from the pier. Not only does it serve the heartiest, “like mom used to make” food, the atmosphere and décor is bright and nostalgic.

Seaport Bistro

Chef Gregory Wenger treats you to a sampling of his favorite dishes from seaports near and far. We highlight our own Pacific shores. Serving dinner at 5pm, call for reservations. Located at the Seaport Village Inn, 119 Maiden Lane. Check out our menu online.

Coyote Joe's

Authentic Mexican and American Specialties. Near the foot of the Green Pier. Lunch and dinner served year round. Outdoor dining, full bar, happy hour. Friendly staff. 113 Catalina St. 310-510-1176

Ristorante Villa Portofino

Take your taste buds on a culinary adventure. We offer a sampling of regional Italian specialties, now paried with Armstrong’s 30 year tradition of serving the freshest seafood available in Avalon. Steaks, veal, lamb, fresh seafood, homemade desserts, espresso, cappuccino, full bar, fine domestic & Italian wines.

Maggie's Blue Rose

Overlooking Avalon Bay and Crescent Avenue, Maggie’s Blue Rose features authentic Mexican cuisine paired with an extensive margarita selection and wine menu. Maggie’s fine fare ranges from Mole Braised Duck Taquitos, Crab & Corn Empanadas and Lazy Enchiladas to Lobster, Spicy Shrimp or Grilled Skirt Steak Street Tacos.

El Galleon Restaurant

Centered on front street on the beach, El Galleon is the place for steaks, fresh fish and prime rib. We feature USDA choice steaks corn fed and aged 21 days, live Maine and local lobster, fresh fish and applewood smoked BBQ ribs. You will experience a touch of the Big Easy at El Galleon with our festive atmosphere, full bar and live karaoke late into the evening.

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