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Castaway Waterfront Restaurant & Sushi Bar

1406 Oceanview Ave, Mm 48, Marathon, FL 33050-2165
+1 305-743-6247
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“honey buns” (136 reviews)
“sushi” (441 reviews)
“lion fish” (141 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1406 Oceanview Ave, Mm 48, Marathon, FL 33050-2165
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The outside appearance of restaurant made us second guess going in, but it was all good. It's a casual environment. Service was prompt and friendly. Sushi was very good.

Thank K M
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Just like everything in the Keys, don't let the outside fool you. It felt a little sketchy when we the three of us were walking in, but it didn't turn out that way at all. We really enjoyed our food and sitting outside. The hostess...More

Thank Brittany L
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

My family and I stopped by the other day while on vacation in the Keys and heard how good this place was so I decided to go check it out with the wife and kids. Our server JoJo was absolutely amazing! Best server we've had...More

Thank FishBoss67
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We were looking to eat lion fish and man this place is the place to go. Amazing lion fish sushi , and platter with all atmosphere to go along with it. The drive back is very cool its in an old fishing village at the...More

Thank Kristeen D
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

My son and I had a wonderful experience this evening dining here. The server Joeseph assisted us above and beyond. His recommendations were perfect. Food was awesome! Drinks , yummmmy. Key lime pie delish. The manatee family even stopped by for a drink. ;) thank...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Not easy to find but this is one of the most welcoming, service oriented establishments in the keys. An amazing menu and their sushi for 2 was very reasonably priced and could easily feed 4. Great assortment of craft beers and mixed drinks. Service staff...More

Thank Drakely
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This is a locals restaurant. Probably the best food we had in the Keys, although the area seems like a dive. If you're a foodie, this is worth going to. And, they're one of the few places with lionfish on the menu.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent menu selection. Finally found Lion fish on the menu at a restaurant. Always wanted to try it, but my timing was never quite right wherever we went. It was excellent, as was the service. I would say it was a little pricey but our...More

Thank FredK357
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been going to the Keys for over a decade. In that time we've been able to hunt down a lot of the off the beaten path restaurants. However with all the searching there isn't a place better than Castaways. The...More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Castaways was awesome last night! Great food. I had the hogfish with lobsters sauce, highly recommend. The service was the best part. So friendly, so accommodating and very nice! We took 3 kids and and were a party of 7. All the food was delicious...More

Thank Tiffany V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1406 Oceanview Ave, Mm 48, Marathon, FL 33050-2165
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
  • Phone Number: +1 305-743-6247
  • E-mail
Seafood, Steaks, Sushi, Prime Rib Lunch and Dinner Daily. Full Liquor Bar and 33 BEERS ON TAP Indoor and Outdoor Waterfront Dining In Business since 1951. Voted Best Overall Restaurant in Marathon 2 years in a rowLive Music, Late night Entertainment on FridaysClub Mirabella Nightclub Dancing FRIDAY starting at 10:30pm
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