Thanksgiving on Catalina Island

November 17th, 2016


Avalon, CA (November 15, 2016)
– Thanksgiving is a special time on Catalina Island.  The weather still seems a bit like summer, but the summer crowds have thinned and both residents and visitors alike are out enjoying the beautiful island environment.  This year, the Crystal Symphony Cruise Ship will be in port from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, and that means more area stores and attractions like golf cart rentals, bike rentals, and golfing will be open for the holiday.  Head on over to the island for some Thanksgiving holiday memory making!

Below is a round-up of Avalon restaurants offering that will be offering traditional Thanksgiving menus or buffets this year.

Avalon Grille: 11:30 am – 10:00 pm.  310.510.7494

Bluewater Avalon: 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm. 310.510.3474

Maggie’s Blue Rose: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm, 310.510.3300

El Galleon Restaurant: 12:00 noon – 9:00 pm, 310.510.1188

Ristorante Villa Portofino: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm, 310.510.2009

Seaport Bistro: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm, 310.510.3663

Steve’s Steakhouse: 3:00 pm -9:00 pm, 310.510.0333

In Two Harbors, the Harbor Reef restaurant is offering a traditional family style Thanksgiving dinner.  Reservations are required.  310.510.4215.

Avalon restaurants and bakeries offering their everyday menus include:

Antonio’s Cabaret:  11:00 am -8:00 pm, 310.510.0008

Avalon Grille: 11:30 am – 10:00 pm.  310.510.7494

Bluewater Avalon: 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm. 310.510.3474

Maggie’s Blue Rose: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm, 310.510.3300

Descanso Beach Club (weather permitting): 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, 310.510.7410

Catalina Coffee & Cookie Co.: 5:00 am – 4:00 pm, 310.510.2447

DC3 (Airport in the Sky): 8:00 am -4:00 pm, 310.510.2196

El Galleon Restaurant: 12:00 noon – 9:00 pm, 310.510.1188

Eric’s on the Pier: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 310.510.0894

The Lobster Trap:  11:00 am – 10:00 pm, 310.510.8585

Lloyd’s of Avalon:  7:00 am – 5:00 pm, 310.510.7266

Mi Casita:  11:00 am – 8:00 pm, 310.510.1772

Original Jack’s:  6:30 am – 3:00 pm, 310.510.1308

Ristorante Villa Portofino: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm, 310.510.2009

Seaport Bistro:  2:00 pm – 6:00 pm, 310.510.3663

Steve’s Steakhouse: 3:00 pm -9:00 pm, 310.510.0333

Transportation to and from the island will operate as usual, but peak demand times may sell out.  Below is a list of providers and the ports they serve.

Catalina Express:  Avalon, Two Harbors, San Pedro, Long Beach, Dana Point, 800.613.1212

Catalina Flyer:  Avalon, Newport Beach, 949.673.5245

Island Express Helicopters: Avalon, Burbank, San Pedro, Long Beach and Santa Ana, 800.228.2566

*Information is accurate as of date and time of publication and is subject to change. 

The mission of the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau is to attract visitors and advocate for commerce on Catalina Island.  As the official Destination Marketing Organization of Catalina Island, the nonprofit is governed by an elected board of directors and is funded in-part through the collection of Transient Occupancy Taxes paid by guests staying in area hotels and vacation rentals.  www.CatalinaChamber.com

Media contact: Jim Luttjohann
jluttjohann@catalinachamber.com

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