Thanks Dewitt so much for taking good care of us on this special occasion!
Four of us had dinner here and whilst the food was tasty it was pricey and all served lukewarm.
Our server seemed distracted on the night and missed some dishes and made us feel somewhat unwanted really which is a shame as its a nice place with flavoursome food so maybe it was an off night but for the price it should be a better standard in my view.
I put in my reservation that my wife and I were going for our anniversary. We have had our Anniversary dinner there a few times. I asked for a window seat. We did not get a window seat, or any anniversary desert like in the past. It seems like there was not attention to detail.
The food here was very good. Service was great, everyone was extremely friendly. I would recommend going here for a meal. The drinks were made to perfection as well.
Réserver pour la saint Valentin fut notre pire idée à jamais. Très mauvais service du début à la fin. Ils nous ont même apporté le plat avang qu’on termine l’entrée, du jamais vu. Pas d’eau, pas de serviettes, ils ramassent les couverts mais n’en ramène pas. Bref à oublier. Ah oui la facture elle était à son maximum. 200$ pour deux !
Had a wonderful dinner at the Avalon Grill. Travis our waiter, was excellent. I found the seating a bit interesting as it was elevated and the chairs were actually tall stools. Noise level was fine as we could all hear one another.
Definitely would go back.
We enjoyed our meal at Grill. We were seated right away. My husband had burger which was delicious. I ordered carrot soup and seasonal salad with shrimp. A lot of non-meat selections. It is probably the nicest restaurant on the Island.
On balance, it was a little disappointing. While we had a reservation, they appeared confused whether we did or not. The host and waiter never seemed to connect, and we had to find our own menus. Our waiter was also not particularly attentive, and we put in OpenTable that this was a special occasion. In hindsight, this isn't surprising, as they recorded us as a no-show to OpenTable. I think the no-show here was the restaurant to create a real experience for us and our out-of-town guests. Also, the food was good to very good, but didn't quite match the outstanding ambiance. I might revisit, but it won't be for a while.
Wonderful spot to enjoy dinner or brunch!! Highly recommend!!! Fun eclectic menu and they were very kind if we needed a small substitute. Service was impeccable gentleman from Ohio served us and he was attentive and knowledgeable about the menu and several of our questions regarding the island.
Delicious meal. The short rib is the best on the menu. The goddess margarita for 99$ is not worth the price but good.
It was a very enjoyable evening. The food, the service and the atmosphere was great.
Fun menu with a wide range of flavors. We each had something different and shared. Desserts were delicious. Looking forward to going back soon.
This is a great place, especially considering its miles from the LA scene. The menu is diverse...we had the tasting menu and especially liked the locally caught mahi mahi. I don't drink but my wife had a couple glasses of an Oregon Pinot Noir. The service was excellent! We will come back to Avalon Grille!!
Celebrated our anniversary at the Avalon Grille. Good food and nice surroundings. My husband had the fish which was cooked perfectly and was plentiful and delicious. I had the chicken - also a very good dish. The service was very good, we will return.
Ate alone and enjoyed the ambiance and service. The food was good but nothing mind blowing. Had the fried brussel sprouts and the lobster wedge salad. Enjoyed both. And the lemon tart to end the meal was superb!
I enjoyed my dinning experience. The 3 sliders, broccolini, baby carrots and fresh parmesan cheese were sublime.
We had two fabulous dinners. The food was creative and delicious. The wine and drink list was extensive and the wait staff was attentive. Highly recommend the Avalon Grill.
Ny eve. Just ok. Starters weren’t good. Chateaubriand was good. Not great value.
Found this place through Trip Advisor. I wanted a place that had quality dishes but wouldn’t break the bank. We had a lovely dinner. Everything was delicious and the ambiance was lovely.
Avalon Grille was amazing, service was excellent and the food was exceptional.
We had a 6:00pm dinner reservation on Christmas day. The items we ordered we're no longer available. We were not told until after we ordered them. The server did not want to be working on Christmas day and had an "I could care less" attitude. We waited a long time for our food. At the end of the dinner, a manager asked us about our meal and we shared our honest feedback. We received an insincere apology after spending more than $150 on a dinner for two.
Warm, inviting ambience, great food and friendly and efficient service at the bar and the table.
My husband and I spent Christmas in Avalon. We went here for our Christmas Eve dinner. They had a very nice Prix fixe meal that was three courses. We each ordered different entrees to try more of the dishes. The osso bucco was delicious as was the fish. The atmosphere was nice & it felt good for a Christmas Eve dinner. I am sure the scene is very different in the height of tourist season, but we enjoyed the meal very much & would go again.
Came for Christmas Eve Dinner. They’re we’re a little busy. However, the food was pretty good we had the Scallops and Calamari and Buffalo Short Ribs
Location was good, interior was welcoming, service from the waitstaff was excellent, food was good... but my andouille sausage and lobster pasta, was missing the lobster! Management took care of the problem, and because of the delay (15 minutes) plated a new order for me, and deducted my order from the bill.
What a great find!
I found the Avalon Grille on TripAdvisor and it had some great reviews.
I also ran the name past a coworker who has a time share on Catalina island and he gave it two thumbs ups!
My bestie and I were celebrating our birthdays and after our zip line adventure we went to this charming restaurant.
The gentleman at the door was so inviting and we were seated immediately even though we arrived 2
hours before our reservation.
Our waiter was great the food was great and I will definitely recommend this to anyone going to Catalina.
Ps not really a kids restaurant.
Great restaurant for burgers. The food was good -very friendly wait staff
Im so Glad i made Reservation with Special Requested ask for Corner Quiet In the Dark Table with 20 Roses and a Botle of Red Wine and suprise my wife on our 20 years Aniversary
Thank You to all people at Avalon Grille to made this request possible i recoment this place for a Romantic specially Aniversary Dinner
One of Avalon's better upscale eateries. Friendly waiter, nice ambiance. I ordered the Scallops dish- it was yummy! Beware of the $99 margarita...yes $99!! Our waiter was kind enough to point it out to us when we ordered it (we hadn't noticed the price). Needless to say, we were very appreciative of the "heads up." We"modified" our order to a more affordable and still satisfying cocktail!
Convenient location if you don't have a golf cart- right off the green pier and right down the way from El Galleon(fun karaoke) and around the corner from The Marlin Club (fun dive bar)that has fun live (throwback) bands.
They treated us very well & helped us celebrate our 50th Anniversary which they acknowledged by giving us complimentary Champagne & a dessert.
nice looking restaurant, well-located. food was average and menu rather limited. main issue was with very slow food and even slower arrival of parts of the dish which it seemed the chef left out, despite being on the menu! whilst there is not much choice in avalon for fine dining, we were not impressed enough to try again.
My dad and I had a fantastic dinner here. The location was beautiful and the food excellent as well as the service.
We had a delicious thanksgiving dinner here. Food was amazing and ambience was fantastic!
Great location, but the service was very slow and not attentive. Had to ask our server to take away empty plates when he was there to drop off drinks. The grilled octopus was good, but everything else, Corbina, swordfish and steak were not that good. Certainly not worth the price.
Fantastic. We ate dinner here all three nights we were in Avalon.
Wonderful away-from-home Thanksgiving dinner! We were treated so well the whole evening. We will definitely be back!! Thanks for a great holiday meal - made empty nesting fun!!
We had reservations at 4:30 but had to wait at the bar until 6:00. Was not happy since it was Thanksgiving and it was just me and my husband on a trip without family. I understand the restaurant was very busy and they tried their best to accommodate. We actually really like this restaurant and just had a bad experience due to it being Thanksgiving and over booked with reservations evidently.
Decided to have seafood for Thanksgiving dinner and Avalon Grille didn't disappoint. The scallops and calamari entree was sublime. The grilled octopus appetizer was thrilling and tasty with a hint of spice. My only critique would be to tell us where/who/when the seafood was caught, especially if it was local. But the restaurant does say they only support sustainable seafood. Thanks!
We dined here for the first night if our girls getaway weekend. We loved the service and ambiance. Our food was delicious too. I ordered the short ribs and my austere the burger. Her burger was a little overdone but still tasty. The price is kind of high but you pay for the view and good food.