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Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant

111 Claressa Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-1772
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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“chips and salsa” (29 reviews)
“carne asada” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
111 Claressa Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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1 - 10 of 305 reviews

Reviewed 22 October 2018

You will not be surprised by the ambiance, menu, or food. If Mexican is your go-to choice, this one will not disappoint you.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EcoArtTraveler
Kris G, Guest Relations Manager at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hello EcoArtTraveler, Thank you for the review. We hope the next time you visit we can earn a 5 star review from you! Thanks Kris

Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after an island excursion. Good chips and salsa. Do not sit at the window during the afternoon. The sun was bright and too warm. This restaurant only offers bottled water. So if you want water, be prepared to pay, or BYOW...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mom2sja
Kris G, Guest Relations Manager at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hi Mom2sja, Thank you for the review. The reason we charge for water is because Catalina Island is in a severe drought. Thanks Kris

Reviewed 7 September 2018

We stopped in here to grab a quick bite of lunch while on Catalina. There menu had a lot of good looking entrees but I found myself wanting one of the kid’s meals which just sounded the best to me at the time-thankfully our waitress...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank danielleeu9
Kris G, Guest Relations Manager at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi Daniel, Thank you for the awesome review! I also recommend you try Original Jacks for the best breakfast on the island! Thanks Kris

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

After touring Catalina Island for several hours, our group was famished. We stopped for Mexican food and were happily surprised by both the quality of the food but by the attentive and professional demeanor of the staff. Appetizers and drinks were delivered instantly and the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Joe G
Kris G, Guest Relations Manager at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi Joe, Thank you for the great review! We also have great happy hour specials for the next time you are on the island. Thanks Kris

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Over the past 20 years we have been having family and friend parties in the upper room at Mi Casita and also in the downstairs back bar (my daughter engagement party) and the service, food, and MARGARITAS are excellent. Don't expect foo foo fresh California...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kathyh303
Kris G, Guest Relations Manager at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Hi Kathy, Thank you for the great review! Yes our Margaritas are my favorite too! I will be sure to show this review to Teresa. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks Kris

Reviewed 14 August 2018

We only went in for a margarita and some appetizers. The food and drinks were good, but the service was terrible. We only saw our server after long disappearances - there's something wrong when a server feels the need to apologize to your table every...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Wendy M
Kris G, Guest Relations Manager at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Hi Wendy, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We stride ourselves on good customer service and will be showing your review at the next staff meeting.

Reviewed 8 August 2018

it is not on the main street so it is less crowded and the food was great.. it was hard to find places that can fit a large group (10) and this place did

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Brandiye F
Kris G, Guest Relations Manager at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Hi Brandiye, Thank you for the awesome review. You should check out our happy hour menu next time you come. We have some great deals on tacos!

Reviewed 2 August 2018

I had a short wait for my table. The food was good and well prepared. I really enjoyed chilikiles. Beans were tasty. Nice staff, fast in a crowded restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank J S
Kris G, Guest Relations Manager at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Hi JS, Thank you for the great review! I also recommend you try to Fish N Chips at Original Jacks!

Reviewed 3 July 2018

Food was not good at all - we were very disappointed. They charge too much for water. Service was fair. There are other restaurants that are much better!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Freije1
Kris G, Guest Relations Manager at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi Freije, We are sorry you did not enjoy your meal at Mi Casita. We charge for water because Catalina Island is in a severe drought. We hope you come try us again the next time you are on the island. Thank you Kris

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stop here for lunch. We had numerous apps and margaritas that was full of fresh ingredients. We were on a cruise and day tripped it off to Avalon and found this place. You’ll enjoy the unusual shrimp cocktail...don’t pass it up!!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank NCKari
Kris G, Guest Relations Manager at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi NCKari, Thank you for the fantastic review! Next time you are on the island you have to try our fresh margaritas! Thanks again Kris

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Claressa Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-1772
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