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Luau Larry's

509 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-1919
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wiki wacker” (33 reviews)
“buffalo burger” (29 reviews)
“swordfish tacos” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
509 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Food OK, but not a place to enjoy a relaxing meal. The boozers crowd your table and wait for you to leave. I like to read when I eat, but the vultures keep hovering. I guess if you like to drink and make noise it's...More

Thank earlya
Reviewed 2 April 2018

If you're going there to drink, you'll have a lot of company. It's a loud and raucous crowd in there, and there's little to recommend it if you're looking for a quiet place to eat. As it happens, the food isn't bad. Try going off...More

Thank Poochkin
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Went here a couple of days ago . we had a blast, it was lively and allot of fun. The food and drinks were great. The Wicky Wacker is a must !!

Thank Tomman65
Reviewed 13 March 2018

It was not hard to find Luau Larry’s along the beach! On Saturday night there was a live musician, who was actually quite good. This is the place for loud conversation, young people and fast service.

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Our favorite place in the whole island. It’s nothing fancy but it is fun and semi iconic. We always sit in the booth that is covered like a cave and have a wiki whacker. Don’t forget your hat and sticker.

Thank Angie R
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Great Restaurant, Fun Bar at night! Also really really good oysters on the half shell. This bar offers many drink specials and has really fun drink names. Great salads and sandwiches a definite must go to when I’m Catalina.

Thank FaithA
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Well first of all .. this place gets pretty crowded. But they are very efficient and the food is delicious! They had a one man band on December 30th and he was awesome!!! But it got crowded very fast and then it became uneasy when...More

Thank juanital394
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The food is just blah, like all restaurants on Catalina. The night life, for such a cramped little place, is absolutely fantastic. The music is great and the drinks are strong!

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We went here on a bar crawl and the drinks were goofy and good, and the vibe was friendly and easy. Didn't eat much, but were welcomed at a booth. Fun place. The signature Avalon Buffalo Milk cocktail is good here!

Thank TurkeyTravelingGirl
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We had 8 people for a quick bite. The menu had good variety and the drinks were also good. The food was very good, delivered quickly, and well portioned. The straw hat that came with the cocktail was a fun conversation starter!

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30 May 2016|
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Response from DebbieDM | Reviewed this property |
1. The drink was $9 when I was there and comes with a hat. 2. It is served in a tall hurricane glass so about 12 oz. 3. I think 6 at the cave table. 4. Email Lisa. Trip Advisor does not allow me to post her email address.
6 September 2015|
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Response from Dan S | Reviewed this property |
It was still a rousing good time when I was there. Very noisy, very packed and very fun.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-1919
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