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M Restaurant

205 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-8404
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good31%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
American, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
205 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We heard about this place from a local who knows the owner. They are only open to the public just a few weekends, and thankfully we got there the last day they were open in July. SUCH amazing food...every one of us got something completely...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The staff at M Restaurant are well versed in event planning. The courtyard made for an absolutely gorgeous wedding ceremony for a small wedding (40 people comfortably). The passed hors d'oeuvres - Lobster Mac and Cheese, Crab Cakes and Spanakopita were to die for. Fantastic...More

Thank Crystal N
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We have eaten several times at the Pop up Restaurant that is at the Metropole (also called Zest). They recently catered our daughter's wedding reception. The food is fresh, flavorful, healthy, and beautiful. The staff are friendly, honest, helpful, and professional.

Thank DBeesonRN
Kathleen V, Director of Sales at M Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for your great review. We are glad that you enjoyed yourself at your daughter's reception. Congratulations on your newly joined family!

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a relaxing place for drinks and appetizers this is a great place to go. Great outdoor patio with comfy furniture. Catalina is all about enjoying the outdoors and fresh air. We like this place as it isn't the rowdy crowds...More

Thank Cindy O
Reviewed 13 December 2016

My daughter was married on Step Beach and the M Restaurant was just across the street. So, we held the reception luncheon there and it was absolutely PERFECT! The view was charming, the food was excellent, venue was beautiful and the staff was so very...More

Thank jaxgrls
Reviewed 14 November 2016

M is a unique restaurant unlike any other on Catalina. A farm to table establisment using locally sourced product and truly gourmet touches. It also unique in that its not always open, if you are planning a trip to the island check to see its...More

1  Thank james p
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stopped in for a quick bite before heading-off to the Catalina Casino and so glad I did. Ordered the Sanddabs with vegetables. What a great meal!

Thank AntonePC
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Came here for dinner night before Valentine's day and to celebrate out engagement. Service was great. They gave us an appetizer for free. Definitely get the cheese/meat board-was delicious. Dessert was also delicious.

Thank careks
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had the whole restaurant and staff available and they were awesome! Such a perfect night with my team. We couldn't have asked for a better experience.

Thank dbunnell2016
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I would recommend this restaurant, not because it typifies Catalina cuisine, but just because the food is very good, and the menu is of progressive style.

Thank Catalina_Lifer
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Julia S
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Response from Poochkin | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Their menu board shows them open for Mother's Day brunch but no price is posted. It appears they are also open for Saturday dinner on an a-la-carte basis.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$36
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-8404
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Description
A special events venue and pop-up restaurant, we create unique and innovative menus, wine pairings and signature cocktails to showcase our favorite cuisines from around the world. We use fresh, seasonal ingredients, grass-fed, natural and organic meats and fish from sustainable sources. Our menus include vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.
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