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Cafe Metropole

205 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
+1 310-510-9095
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (34 reviews)
“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
205 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
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Reviewed yesterday

Cafe Metropole was a great find on the island this summer and wish there was one on the mainland. Everything on the menu is delicous, healthy and a refreshing change from burgers and beach "junk" food. The restaurant is clean just like their food and...More

Thank salko100
Reviewed 4 days ago

e were on Catalina for 2 days celebrating my Mom's 70th Birthday with our Vegan Teen also celebrating a Birthday and asked The Pavilion about somewhere with Vegan options... and Voila! Huge, delicious sandwiches for all. Son had the Veggie Stack with vegan mayo and...More

1  Thank ClanGardnerThree
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First off, this is my VERY FIRST review of any kind/business/product EVER..... having said that, now....OMG, where do I even start.... Megan, the owner, is such a sweet person... Our family is vegetarian and stopped by after having dinner at some other establishment and we...More

Thank Kanth1947
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came across Cafe Metropole on the first day of my trip and it's simple and fresh appearance immediately caught my eye. I ordered the Catalina Cobb salad with a side of sweet potato fries and a pressed juice. The staff was friendly, welcoming, and...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cafe was really cute. There were two options that could be made vegan, a sandwich and a salad. I loved the salad, the sandwich was ok. I did really appreciate their beautiful outside terrace on that sunny day and the friendly staff. Some live...More

Thank Catalina C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It's difficult to find healthy eating alternatives while on holiday (a.k.a. vacation), but the Cafe Metropole offers a very good alternative to a "cheeseburger in paradise". Megan and her wonderful staff creates fruit-and-vegetable juices daily. She also offers freshly made sandwiches, salads and more! She's...More

Thank Kansasboy2011
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I knew being a vegan would be tough on Catalina, but the staff here was extremely helpful in pointing out what I could eat and what they could modify. The whole family, even the carnivores, found the food to be tasty

Thank markevanscma
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stopped here for lunch, and returned the next day because the experience was so good. New owner Megan was very attentive and patient, explaining the various sandwiches and drinks (there's beer and wine by the glass, Jarritos sodas, flavored waters). Had the sand dab,...More

Thank bartr
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had a great brunch here on New Years. They had delicious healthy food and a fresh mimosa bar. We have had dinner here as well and love it!

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I love the organic ingredients they use. Also they do gluten and lactose free meals with class! Love this place! Nice little patio outside with live music or cute small tables indoors.

Thank Annie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-9095
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