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Ellie's Island Deli

Catalina Express Dock, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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“salad” (2 reviews)
“located right” (2 reviews)
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Catalina Express Dock, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Here is a valuable tip when visiting Cataline Island, whatever you haul over you are stuck hauling around for the entire day! Do yourself an enormous favor and leave the cooler and picnic basket at home. Ellie's Deli is the perfect answer to all your...More

Thank rharch
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This Deli smells good...has a nice selection of cheese, meats and breads...worth a stop in just to browse..

Thank Meg48_12
Reviewed 6 October 2015

This place is located right at the ferry boat dock next to the ticket counter/office and offers good food.

1  Thank OneOrchidLover
Reviewed 19 September 2015

This tiny place has the best salads! It's close to the docks for the boats , family friendly , great for lunch an a quick bite . Pick up a sovereign of Catalina while your waiting for you to go order . This is not...More

1  Thank Traceyk2016
Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

I decided yo give this place a second chance, and it was a lot better this time. I ordered the hot dog and it was good. In reality, a little impressive given the fact that the sausage was pre cooked. The coffee still needs more...More

Thank Sabrina G
Reviewed 14 August 2014

I have never been much of a hot dog fan, but since we are a big baseball family, I find myself eating them somewhat regularly. I had a super good hot dog at Eli's. I was expecting overpriced, tourist trap crap, but instead I had...More

Thank SeaJenniTravel
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We needed a quick bite before boarding the Catalina Express and I was surprised at the selection at Ernie's.....more affordable than I would have ever imagined and the quality was there, too. Don't overlook this deli if its meal time when you arrrive or at...More

1  Thank nhm4hm
Reviewed 10 October 2012

If your using Catalina Express (on or off the Island), get a wrap and a coke and sit. You can design your own wrap. Try the Jamaican Chutney in tne wrap ! The Haute Dawgs are fantastic.

2  Thank Shitzky
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  • Address: Catalina Express Dock, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
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