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Bluewater Avalon Seafood Restaurant

306 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-3474
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (113 reviews)
“sand dabs” (37 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
306 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for lunch and ordered Calamari fritti, Lemon pepper mahi mahi, Seafood paella valenciana, and Homemade Key lime pie. Everything was really tasty. The view from our table was beautiful and our waiter (Jon or John, I think) was nice and friendly. Will...More

Thank 2gether_Forever
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Avalon Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear 2gether_Forever, Thank you for the good four star review and your comments. We are happy to hear everyone found the food to be tasty and that you enjoyed the beautiful view! We appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though the lighting on the patio was dim and a November night was rather chilly, it was sufficiently warmed by heaters mounted to the roof and altogether, created a perfect date night experience. The wine was better than most restaurants carry, and the paella...More

Thank Lindsay W
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Avalon Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lindsay W, Thank you for the good four star review and your comments. Your review was a pleasure to read. We are glad you enjoyed the paella and wine. We appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The seafood here is tasty and fresh. Services are good as well. We also enjoyed a nice view of the sea. Good!More

Thank fujy2038951
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Avalon Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear fujy2038951, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. We are glad you liked our seafood! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire staff....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live in So Cal, but first time in Avalon. We had our first lunch there. Beer, wine, clam chowder and fish & chips. The food was really good, great service and fantastic view. It really is a place we will go back again. Also,...More

Thank Danny V
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Avalon Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear , Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with us! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here several times, and the food is always very high quality with great service. The clam chowder is awesome, and very reasonably priced for what you get. Everything else is a bit pricey, but well worth it. On my most recent trip...More

Thank Lauren M
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Avalon Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lauren M, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. We are glad that you noticed how highly we prioritize customer satisfaction and that you enjoyed your experience with us!We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot on the water with dependable food. Wine list is very nice and menu varied with many seafood choices. Try it, you will like itMore

Thank Nana5864
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Avalon Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nana5864, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. We appreciate your high recommendation of us! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire staff....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by one of the shop owners. It has a casual, but nice atmosphere with a great view! The food and drinks were good. The service was good, but not great.More

Thank JulieinCali
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Avalon Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear JulieinCali, Thank you for the good four star review and your comments. We are happy to hear you liked your meal! We appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire staff....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a quick happy hour drink and snack. The only tables filled outside were ones where you could order happy hour items . The whole rest of the deck was empty, but they would not let us sit at one of those...More

Thank SB1114
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Avalon Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear SB1114, Thank you for dining with us. We apologize for the poor experience you had and we will definitely consider how we can improve on that. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback and will work on it. Thank you and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for lunch mid-week in November so it was pretty quiet. Fantastic view of the harbor and one of the best clam chowders I've had in a while. A little on the pricey side but that's to be expected on Catalina.More

Thank traveldude04
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Avalon Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear traveldude04, Thank you for the good four star review and your comments. We are glad you enjoyed the clam chowder so much! We appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate dinner here last night. I had paella and it was very good. Could have been a bit more spicy. My wife had pasta with shrimp, mushrooms, asparagus and pesto. She loved it. My friend has the brick chicken and loved it. The bread was...More

Thank JimW551
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Avalon Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear JimW551, Thank you for the good four star review and your comments. We are glad that you and your wife and your friend enjoyed your meals! We appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the...More

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kmcdonaldokc
30 March 2017|
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Response from ShellBell914 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I don't recall of a specific "special" with pricing if that's what your specific question is. Unfortunately I'm a pescatarian so the best burger is only something I dream about! You won't be disappointed with this... More
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Brenda S
27 February 2017|
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Response from islandruth | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest contacting the restaurant directly. They will be happy to let you know their policy of gift certificates.
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Dwight I
13 December 2016|
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Response from Jim_Ulcickas | Property representative |
Yes, seating until 7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-3474
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