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Family Dining on Catalina Island

Finding a place where the whole family can find something to enjoy can be difficult, especially on vacation. Avalon has you covered with many great restaurants that will satisfy the pickiest of eaters.

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Descanso Beach Club

After experiencing the thrilling Zipline Eco Tour or the Catalina Aerial Adventure with the family have a delicious lunch beachside. The restaurant at Descanso Beach Club has a great menu with the nachos, hamburgers or even poke. CHILL at Descanso Beach Club offers frozen concoctions in a variety of flavors including alcoholic and non-alcoholic.

Eric’s on the Pier

Located right on the Green Pleasure Pier, Eric’s has been serving up delicious eats for 76 years. Offering everything from burgers to fish & chips, it’s a great place to stop by for a quick bite. Its right next to beach, so it is easy to just jump out of the water and go right back. No need to change.

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Three Palms Avalon Arcade

Catalina has a great arcade with classic games and Island bowling. It also boasts a very tasty restaurant, serving great sharable plates like wings and pizza to delicious fish tacos and fresh salads. Parents can sit back and enjoy some great food while the children play in the arcade. It’s a great place for the whole family.

Coney Island West

A favorite with locals, Coney Island West serves up amazing burgers, hot dogs and fries. Located in the Metropole Market Place, it has great outdoor patio with beautiful harbor views. Kid friendly menu items include corn dogs and chicken nuggets, so everyone can enjoy.

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Original Antonio’s Pizzeria & Deli

Who doesn’t love pizza? Antonio’s is located on Sumner Avenue and has a great variety of classic and specialty pizzas. If pizza isn’t what you are craving, they also have various pasta dishes, salads, sandwiches, and delicious desserts. The family friendly environment makes for great place to stop for lunch or dinner. If you are in a hurry to get to your next adventure you can call ahead and grab your food to go.

Pete’s Plaza Café

Located in the tour plaza, it is a great place to grab a bite before you head off to explore Catalina on an Interior tour or refuel after a fun filled adventure. Try some delicious street tacos or carne asada nachos.

Catalina Island is definitely a family destination and you will find great places to eat the whole family will enjoy. Start planning a Catalina Island vacation everyone will remember for years to come. Visit us at to book your reservations today.

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