Foodies Guide to Catalina Island

Cafe Metropole meals

Most of us can agree that one of the best parts of any vacation is the food! While you’re relaxing on the beautiful island of Catalina off the coast of California you can enjoy some of the freshest seafood, delicious cocktails and scrumptious baked goods around. With so many different restaurants and cafes on Catalina Island it can be hard to choose the best places to refuel during your stay-so we have created a guide to help you find the best places to eat on Catalina Island!

Café Metropole

Serving up: Soups, sandwiches, salads and pressed juices

205 Crescent Ave Avalon, CA

Looking for delicious food without the guilt? Café Metropole is passionate about dishing out locally sourced healthy food with the planet in mind. Located only steps away from the beach you can be sure that island vibes and sandy feet are always welcomed here. More info

Catalina Coffee & Cookie

Catalina Coffee and Cookie Company

Serving up: Gourmet coffee and homemade baked goods

Before you set out to enjoy a day on the island, grab a cup of gourmet coffee and a tasty homemade treat for the road! If you’re looking to explore the island while sampling tasty treats and sipping signature coffees-schedule one of their treat tours! More info

The M Restaurant & Event Venue

M Restaurant Patio

Serving up: seasonal organic food, seafood, organic wines and craft beers

205 Crescent Ave Avalon, CA

Whether you are hosting an event on the island or looking to have a classy dinner, The M Restaurant proudly serves organic farm-to-table meals that are made from scratch. All meets are grass-fed, and their seafood is sustainably sourced to ensure quality and sustainability. More info

The Sand Trap

Serving up: Breakfast, Mexican food, sandwiches, happy hour

501 Avalon Canyon Rd Avalon, CA

If you’re looking to get off the beaten path and eat like a local-this is the spot for you. While The Sand Trap serves up everything from breakfast, to salads and sandwiches, what keeps everyone coming back from more is their authentic Mexican food. Famed for their street tacos and stunning patio seating area, the food at this restaurant will have you coming back to Avalon for more! More info

Catalina Island Brew House

Serving up: Coffee, beer, comfort food

417 Crescent Ave Avalon, CA

Popular amongst visitors and locals alike, this casual café/brewery is the go-to place for an ice-cold brew and quality comfort food. Praised for their pizza and complimentary freshly made pretzels, this is the spot to sit back, relax and enjoy a meal without the frills. More info

Catalina Food Tours

Catalina Food Tours

Serving up: Adventure

PO Box 306, Avalon CA

Explore the flavors and sights of Avalon through Catalina food tours. Sip, nibble and stroll through Avalon while learning about the island and sampling the best food and cocktails during your trip! More info


Whether you are making a day trip or taking a full vacation, you won’t want to miss all of the delicious food and beverages offered on Catalina Island. Visit these restaurants and more during your stay and enjoy this island foodie paradise for yourself!

And make sure to BOOK YOUR ROOM and take advantage of our Monthly Hotel Specials and Packages!