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Cafe Metropole

205 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA
+1 310-510-9095
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (37 reviews)
“sandwich” (19 reviews)
“salads” (11 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 3 weeks ago

wonderful and healthy menu with good service. The patio is a great place to relax and enjoy the meal.

Thank 4jsm
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I wish there were more places like this in Avalon instead of burgers, fries and ice cream. My daughter and I ate her twice on our recent visit and both times had delicious meals. On our first trip we had the summer salad, with zuchinni...More

Thank rokkahulababy
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Love their juices and egg/avo/toast (Try the Catalina or the Savory) for breakfast. We ate here several times while on the island, and took some to go for lunch later after our scuba diving (get the PBB, it lasts under the heat) The people here...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 3 July 2017

i ordered the gyro and my husband has a pressed cuban. the food was delicious! we ate in the adorable outdoor, shared courtyard area by all the small shops and a live guitarist/singer played some music while we dined. prices were reasonable by catalina standards....More

Thank pokergina
Reviewed 28 June 2017

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 24 June 2017

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 23 June 2017 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 10 June 2017 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 1 June 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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