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Coyote Joe's

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113 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-1176
11:30 - 23:00
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South Pasadena, California
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of two places we go to eat in Catalina. The food is good, service is good, and it is clean. It's not big so has a "local" Mexican cafe feel to it. It is close to the Main Street so walking distance if you take a cruise there. It's a regular spot for us.

Thank Toni I
Chandler, Arizona
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361 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on our first trip to Catalina in off season. We got to the island late and decided to get something to eat. All but a very few places (bars) were closed by 9PM. Walking around we found that those that were open were packed, loud and noisy. Joe's was busy but did not have a live band so... More 

Thank Dan R
Cascade, Colorado
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sign for $5.00 house margaritas drew us in for a late afternoon respite from a long day of walking. They were substantial and served with complementary homemade tortilla chips and salsa. Excellent service even though we had such a small order. Overheard locals who brought their guests to dine there--always a good sign!

Thank Sondra27
Avalon, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great place for entertaining our family and friends! I personally recommend it to everyone!

Thank ocasillas
Arnold, California
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nice casual atmosphere, excellent food, and great specials. Wednesday night seems the best deal -- BOGO on entrees! The Happy Hour Margaritas are not weak or watered-down, either.

Thank Doug R
Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

They were having a super bowl party and had complimentary snacks. They were very generous and really tasty, wings, taquitos, tamales, etc. Nice people and a lot of fun!

Thank Lisa L
Anaheim, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Another Avalon restaurant that survives on tourist and not repeat business. the food was bland and the wait staff was not very friendly.

Thank markevanscma
Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Monster burritos with quick service and well-used decor. Breakfast burritos here are a "must do" if you visit Catalina. My family loves the chorizo, egg and black bean. Enough food to keep you full til lunch. Classic!

Thank Cynthia U
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Good place to meet friends and have a beer ! Finger foods are upper end frozen foods mostly deep fried but good. Not really a family dinner type place..

Thank kkmail
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148 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had lunch and cold Mexican beers here while watching college football games. We enjoyed the food and excellent service from the waiters. Prices were a good value to the food we ordered. Located in a good central location to central Avalon.

Thank Harry H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-1176

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?