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“Good Food, Great View”

Bluewater Avalon Seafood Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 50 Restaurants in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: View
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Long Beach, California
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Good Food, Great View”
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Finally Catalina has a good restaurant with an affordable lunch menu! The view from really anywhere in the restaurant is wonderful, especially on a clear day, and we had prompt and attentive service. It is a little on the pricier side, but considering the other food options on the island, its well worth it. There is an affordable lunch menu and the bread was fresh baked and warm and hit our table the second we were seated. Downside is they charge you 50 cents for water due to conservation. We had the calamari appetizer, which was well prepared and served with 2 yummy dipping sauces. One friend ordered the crab cake sandwhich which was good, but the homemade chips needed seasoning as they were bland. My other friend had the seafood louie salad, which was very good and I had the chopped salad with grilled shrimp and it was also very good.

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank Katie F
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Los Angeles, CA
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102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Casual atmosphere with upscale food”
Reviewed 10 August 2014

This restaurant has an attractive decor and boasts a great location right on the water. Our server, Kaitlyn, was especially friendly. We had the cedar plank salmon and the grilled swordfish for dinner; both were fresh, delicious, and well-prepared.

We liked this place so much that we came back for lunch and enjoyed a relaxing meal on the deck overlooking the harbor. My husband had the chopped salad with shrimp, and I had the fish tacos with grilled mahi mahi; both were outstanding! Our server, Mallory, was also friendly and efficient.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Mcmor
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Columbia, Missouri
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Great food and drink. Try the clam chowder! Service was good. Location great ( as is anywhere on catalina island!)

Thank daysanew
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Lunch just ok”
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Had lunch at Bluewater. A little overrated. Food was above average but nothing to brag about. Mahi major tacos were good; Shrimp & Crab Louie salad was mediocre at best.

2 Thank curbysplace
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Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“good fish”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Nice location except for the fumes from the harbor. The fish was excellent and fresh. Service could have been better. The waiter was a bit of an airhead. The lady bringing out the dishes, truly seemed to care that the food was good and served properly. They do not take reservations.

Visited August 2014
Thank time_wanderer_13
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