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Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
111 Claressa Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-1772
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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“chips and salsa” (27 reviews)
“cazuela” (10 reviews)
“beef burrito” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
111 Claressa Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

After many years walking by this restaurant we tried it for dinner . The meal was excellent . Nice atmosphere and they actually serve on real plates! Most of Catalina is on water rationing so disposable plates seem to be the usual pattern.

Thank dougrh
Reviewed 22 July 2015

I think they use old oil to cook their food and mexican food is often fried. I ate a Shrimp dish breaded and fried and felt sick all day.

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Whether you start your day here or end it, Mi Casita is a restaurant worth going to when on Catalina Island. We usually start our day here after getting off the Newport Flyer. We begin with the Huevos Rancheros and share the Cazuela, which is...More

Thank Terra5
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Always our first stop. Friendly service, tastee traditional Mexican food and killer giant margaritas! See you again next year.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We ate here on our last day on Catalina. The food was good, but the service left a lot to be desired. Once she took our order she never came back. No refills, no questions about the quality, "How is everything?". She just stood at...More

1  Thank Adam B
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

This was the first restaurant that we ate at when we arrived at the island. The food was really good. The place seemed clean and the staff was great. The Horchata was amazing.

Thank Celina M
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Let me just sum it up quickly. Dont ever go to this place. the food is crap, the service is worst. If you ask for the manager 4 times and he still doesn't come just leave. i left came back and my food was still...More

Thank 773craigw
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We always have at least one meal at Mi Casita when we're in Avalon for a week. Big margaritas, tasty authentic Mexican food, big comfortable booths. The servers handle the tourist crowd well and we've always left happy.

Thank arthotelpatron
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We all had combination dinners which we all enjoyed. The chips and salsa was very good. The margs were very good, a nice large glass!

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Our first visit to Catalina Island, and immediately decided to have lunch before sight seeing. We opted for Mexican as some restaurants have vegetarian fair for my wife. We got in, and was promptly seated, but had to wait over 15 minutes for chips and...More

Thank P. R. P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Claressa Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-1772
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