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Original Jack's Country Kitchen

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118 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
06:00 - 15:00
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazingly large selection, had a hard time choosing. Largest selection of Benedict offerings I have ever seen. Service was fast and friendly. I had a small issue with my breakfast and let the staff know (just in case something had expired). They offered a discount due to my inconvenience (though I wasn't seeking any). I would definitely eat here again!

Thank Deanna K
El Cajon, California
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439 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to Original Jack's Country Kitchen when we visited Catalina Island in April and had a nice time. The servers at Jack's Country Kitchen were very nice as they hustle around the restaurant taking care of our every need. They have a large menu selection, and the food we ordered came out cooked perfectly, and was very good. We... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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125 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for breakfast before we left the island. Nice feel to it. Lots of food options, everything on the menu looked really good. I had the breakfast burrito, that was good, my fiancé ordered the protein breakfast and that was great as well

Thank Art M
Palm Desert, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place within walking distance of Hotels and Crescent. Great staff wonderful food easy casual atmosphere. Will go back next time.

1 Thank Raymond R
San Ramon, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The waitstaff are pleasant & quite accommodating. The food is fresh & very good. It can be a little noisy though.

1 Thank califcaryll
Seal Beach, California
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is clean and neat. The service was good. My meal was wonderful. My husband was not thrilled with his. I heard from others that there is a consistency issue. Prices were Catalina average (nothing is cheap in Catalina due to the fact everything has to be imported)

1 Thank 270Pat_C
Santa Clarita, California
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212 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

FYI, if you like Breakfast foods on Catalina Island, even after Noon time, 2 places I recommend in Avalon, that I've tried. One is only open until 1pm, and this one is open until 3pm. Both have very good food.

1 Thank Kent S
Carol Stream, Illinois
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141 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a late breakfast / early lunch. I had the fried chicken breakfast and really enjoyed it. The meal comes with biscuits and gravy which I usually pass on but this time ate it all. Delicious. My wife had the BLT on brioche. She said it was good. The place had a wonderful retro feel which enhanced the experience.... More 

1 Thank Gregory W
San Dimas, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

OJ's serves good food and is reasonably priced. Also is about the ONLY place that serves a breakfast. Most restaurants in Avalon open at 11:00am for lunch. You are hard-pressed to find a place for breakfast if you arrived on the 9:00am Express from Long Beach and had foregone breakfast before travel to avoid seasickness. OJs has that covered.

1 Thank David B
Manhattan Beach, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I really would have nothing negative to say except for the fact that they have a giant neon sign that says KONA COFFEE, and the coffee was terrible. Perhaps I just got unlucky and got the bottom of the pot. The food was great and the people were terrific.

1 Thank MrRussinMB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?