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Coyote Joe's

££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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113 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-1176
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Des Moines, Iowa
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for supper and drinks our last day on the island - the food was ok but wasn't impressed with the fish n chips, I mean we are on an island. We didn't find the drinks to be anything special and there wasn't a view.

Thank abentsen2016
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is a wonderfully located and killer food. Had the menudo and it was very authentic. The drinks are very inexpensive.

Thank DGomez70
Tucson, Arizona
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121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Coyote Joe's is located on one of the side streets off of the main boardwalk. We were looking for a place to enjoy a quick drink for Happy Hour and relax and watch the people wandering thru the shops. The service was good and our drinks cold - just what we needed.

Thank Scuba-Duner
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I will come clean right up front and say that I live in Texas and we set a high bar for Mexican Food. Coyote Joe's did not make the grade. The food was just OK and the service was pretty poor. It seemed like our waitress forgot about us for a while and the plates were just barely tolerably warm... More 

Thank txyz
Scotland, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We spent a day on Catalina and before catching the boat back to Long Beach stopped at Coyote Joe's for a Margarita. It was the best looking restaurant where we could enjoy our drink on their open terrace. Service was friendly and prompt, the menu looked good and the Margaritas were excellent.

Thank Keith F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We ate here twice, and both times it was breakfast. The food and service were quick! The drinks were delicious as well. It was reasonably priced. The also had a great electic mix of music playing.

Thank michellegN6992FJ
Moreno Valley, California
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121 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had late lunch here. Nachos and salsa were very good (and free) Burritos are huge, quesadilla was large and quite good also. we all enjoyed this place and you get free sunglasses if its your birthday.

Thank Rickczap
Newport Beach, California
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Simple but awesome. Some of the best pancakes I've ever had. On a pretty busy Sunday summer morning, the great waitress let us hold a few seats at the bar for friends who were running late off their boat. We all enjoyed bloodies, eggs, bacon and pancakes. All the breakfast places get busy in Avalon, but the staff never made... More 

Thank TroyJKnott

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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?