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Eric's On The Pier

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2 Green Pier, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-0894
09:00 - 22:00
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

OMG...I have never had a buffalo burger and it is delicious sooo perfectly cooked, bun toasted I got a double it comes with onions, mustard and lots of pickles, there was no grease it's the best burger I've ever had and the fries are shareable they give you a lot, definitely try it you will love every bite of it... More 

Thank Desiree8199
Novato, California
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87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

If you're on Catalina Island, and you've got a yen for buffalo burgers, then Eric's on the Pier is THE place to go. It's at the beginning of the pier, it's funky, and the food is good. Order your food then either eat it at the tables provided or take it with you.

Thank Michael H
Lomita, California
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163 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We ended up grabbing some lunch at Erick's before our tour started as our main choice had a line out the door. We know why now. We ordered 2 of the bacon burgers and an order of fries and 2 sodas. The fries were very good, the burgers were only OK. These are Old Fashioned Burgers with only mustard, pickle... More 

Thank 707clayg
San Diego, California
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I've been going to Catalina for the last 30+ years. We always get a burger at Eric's. Just visited last week and couldn't leave without picking up some dinner for our boat ride home. Cheeseburgers are still THE BEST and the corn dogs are pretty awesome too! Skip the fries.

Thank KerriJK
Santa Monica, California
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131 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Relax and enjoy a snack or beer with friends. No dress up required. I enjoy people watching at Eric's on the Pier.

Thank SMOgal
Palos Verdes Estates, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

What happened? This spot was one of my favorite spots ever. Cold beer, nice workers, good food, fair prices and sites to watch. Well, the beer was not cold, no personality with the workers, food was just OK, prices have significantly increased, however, the site are still there to watch. I understand the place has been sold? I hope the... More 

Thank WhaleTail53
Sierra Madre, California
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187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

It is a unique spot to drink a beer and get a hamburger. But for the privilege of sitting on a stool and people watch, the prices are actually comical. Of course, like most fast food, a frozen patty is grilled and nestled between a couple of buns with onions, pickles and whatever. The beer is cold. But it is... More 

Thank lynndds
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

The line here was long and I was craving fish tacos so we decided to give them a try. My husband liked his shrimp tacos. The fish tacos were okay. I think I would have preferred them fried. Not the best fish tacos I've had but they were decent and it was fun to sit on the pier and eat... More 

Thank MAAM19
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175 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Located at the entrance to the pier. They didn't have a happy hour advertised, probably because they close in the early evening. The burgers we had were ok. Nothing to call home about. It's right in the middle of the action, so a great place to eat and people watch. They have adult drinks also.

Thank Bryan F
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

long wait but convenient on the beach. food was average but nice to grab something when you don't want to walk beyond beach

Thank Ruth O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Green Pier, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 310-510-0894

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?