A casual, local's waterfront hangout. Good for a beer, a greasy spoon breakfast or both.
Huge breakfasts, sandwiches and American, Italian and Mexican favorites are served here.
The Country Club name implies a certain pressed-tablecloth, ironed-shirt formality. The dining is more free-wheeling, ranging from ahi towers to a daily risotto to bone-in New York steaks.
The newest joint in town crafts creative plates – such as zucchini risotto or duck breast and oyster mushrooms coated in blood orange molasses – from fresh, seasonal and local ingredients.
The most popular restaurant on the island, Bluewater Grill serves glazed cod with miso, grilled salmon over cedar, seasoned mahi mahi with lemon pepper, grilled steaks and shrimp, and steamed lobster and crab.
If you're in Avalon and are hungry for a burger, this is your place.
Set next to the botanical gardens, this is a perfect place to stop for lunch after a long slog to the Wrigley monument. They serve authentic Mexican food at lunch – the tacos are particularly good.
Part wine shop, part cafe, part deli, part sushi bar? They do it all, but you should find them because they serve the best coffee in Avalon, and have a decent deli if you need a packed lunch for the trail.