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Original Jack's Country Kitchen

118 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pie” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
118 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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Reviewed 3 days ago

They serve breakfast most of the day and maybe we should have done that. We had the soup/sandwich and the chili burger. Both very disappointing. Had to send sandwich back to remake. Nothing was as described on menu. Chili was canned. Portions ok size. We...More

Thank sara32951
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped in for breakfast and had Strawberry Belguim Waffle and the egg breakfast with Applewood bacon, the best biscuits & gravy, hash browns. Its our favorite breakfast place on Catalina Island. Staff was a bit short on our visit and it took some time to...More

Thank DiAnnesInLove
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh hot delicious kona coffee and hot fries, we were needing something hot to drink, loved the coffee. They have a lot more to offer on their menu and what we saw around us looked good.

Thank Q4869IZkimd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good breakfast with nice atmosphere and friendly staff. We were slightly disappointed that tap water was unavailable.

Thank Tapave
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The waitress could not be more helpful. We really loved the vintage décor and delicious breakfast items. Thank you for being good hosts, Jack!

Thank angiea352
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

As voted by my 15 year old burger connesieur and she had burgers every where we went. Would have liked to try breakfast but had the early ferry out so will have to do that next time. We were happy with the service and the...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We ate here for an early lunch before our tour. The line and wait (even at 11:15am on a Sunday) was long and caused us to have to hurry and eat before rushing off to our afternoon tour. Our food was good. Service was fine....More

Thank SLPlovesPE42
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We go in at 2:30pm (they closed at 3pm which we didn't know) and were seated quickly for a party of 8. As we were walking to the table, the waitress asked us what we would like to drink. We didn't have time to even...More

Thank lmlm26
Reviewed 4 January 2018

During New Years 2018, our group had breakfast at this restaurant. Everybody in my group was received their meals except for one young lady that was still waiting on her waffles. The waitress said that they could only make 1 waffle at a time, and...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We've eaten breakfast at original Jack's several times and will probably go back. It is a busy and popular place, so you may have to wait a while to get a table. They have a huge menu and all of the food seems great. I...More

Thank Rander05
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Yes Jack owns a few properties
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Catalina Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
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