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Luau Larry's

) #6 of 35 Restaurants in Avalon $$ - $$$ American, ,
509 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-1919
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  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wiki wacker” (32 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
509 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Luau Larry’s is an institution on Catalina Island. Located in the heart of Avalon, just steps from the beach, Luau’s offers breathtaking views of the harbor in a lively, fun tropical setting. For over twenty years they've been offering world famous drinks, live entertainment and...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in on my Bloody Mary crawl. The BM was ok, nothing to call home about. My wife had a Buffalo Milk and she liked it, even though she's not much of a banana fan (it has banana blended in it). They have a...More

Thank Bryan F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loud but fun, live music, close to the Pavillion hotel. Good crowd, everyone happy. We were there over the 4th July

Thank Scottysbid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a four day cruise for my brothers 50th birthday, which stopped at Catalina of one of the days. We decided on Luau Larry's for the wide variety in menu items and because of the Wiki Whacker drink that comes with a straw...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While on the island, you must stop by and get the wiki wacker. It's a decent rum punch and includes a goofy hat. It's just a fun place to have a cocktail and a good laugh.

Thank NotNKsAnymore
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This is an interesting eatery... my name is Larry so I had to stop in here for a sample of their cuisine. We had the front window booth which is great for people watching while you eat. The Buffalo Burger and French Dip were terrific...More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Sit on a bar stool, feet on the window sill, sip a cold beer or island drink, watch the people, ocean and boats and just chill. Within 5 steps on my Pavilion Hotel room, spitting distance of the beach and one of the most fun...More

Thank tavysandin
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We were waiting to catch our ferry back to the mainland and needed to grab a bite. Luau Larry's was ranked high in places to eat (not that there are a lot of places to eat on the island) so we popped in. I had...More

Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Gotta swing by Larry's for the wiki drink. Fun atmosphere. casual with live music. Solid drink menu if you want to try something new.

Thank ZulkMania
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Our group actually went here both nights we were in town. The first night we had some appetizers, I ordered sweet potato fries (my fav) and have no complaints. The second night we had a table in the back of the restaurant and did drinks...More

Thank Carly B
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Questions & Answers
30 May 2016|
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Response from DebbieDM | Reviewed this property |
1. The drink was $9 when I was there and comes with a hat. 2. It is served in a tall hurricane glass so about 12 oz. 3. I think 6 at the cave table. 4. Email Lisa. Trip Advisor does not allow me to post her email address.
5 September 2015|
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Response from Dan S | Reviewed this property |
It was still a rousing good time when I was there. Very noisy, very packed and very fun.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-1919
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