Where to go for a romantic dinner on Catalina Island

on February 12, 2020

Wondering where to go for a romantic dinner on Catalina Island? We’ve got several ideas that will leave you and your true love swooning.

Bluewater Avalon: You can’t go wrong dining on the waterfront in Avalon and the Bluewater Avalon is the place to do it. Featuring fresh fish and other seafood favorites, Bluewater offers the perfect destination for a romantic night out. If the weather permits, request an outdoor table perched over the water.

Steve’s Steakhouse & Seafood: Widely considered one of the best restaurants on Catalina, you can’t go wrong with a romantic dinner at Steve’s Steakhouse & Seafood. The front windows offer sweeping views of the romantic Avalon waterfront, while the rest of the dining room welcomes with a subdued elegant atmosphere. For a truly decadent dining experience order the lamb & lobster, but the shrimp Avalon style and the filet mignon are also delicious.

El Galleon: This venerable island restaurant has recently undergone a Renaissance, with new décor, a streamlined menu and new ownership. You and your sweetie will adore dining on the copper-topped tables. Don’t miss the crave worthy firecracker shrimp and the prime rib.

Maggie’s Blue Rose: With it’s carefully crafted authentic Mexican food along with an imaginative array of cocktails, Maggie’s Blue Rose is one of the top restaurants on Catalina. You and your love will love the lobster enchiladas, the pork tenderloin adobo and the duck mole enchiladas. Don’t miss their coconut margaritas, a favorite on the Avalon Tasting & Cultural Walking Tour.

Get it to go: Most restaurants in Avalon are happy to pack your dinner to go. While you can always take your meal back to your Catalina hotel, we recommend dining al fresco on the beach – especially under a full moon. Just remember to take your trash with you when you’re done dining.

Still can’t decide where to go for a romantic dinner on Catalina Island? Spend the afternoon with us on the Avalon Tasting & Cultural Walking Tour and we’ll give you a taste of some of the most romantic restaurants on Catalina Island.

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