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Castaway Cafe

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45 Kai Ala Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9420
+1 808-661-9091
07:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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99 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped by the bar at the Castaway Café a couple of times for happy hour and had Aaron as our server; top notch service from this guy (have fun on your skiing vacation to Whistler/Blackcolm Aaron). Aaron surely pours a great Mai Tai!! We had supper a couple of times; first time was a selection of appetizers which were... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a few meals at Castaway Cafe. The breakfasts were good! Get there early on the weekends as you could be in for a wait. It's on the beach so you have a lovely, relaxing view. The menu was fairly standard, but the restaurant was clean and the service was pretty good. (Only downside was a few staff seemed... More 

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Eden Prairie
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We like Sunday night, because it is Rib Night! Don't let that stop you from eating here any night, as there is always a lot to chose from on the menu, including fresh fish. They have an award winning wine list. They are located right on the water, so great for sunsets. Also, the serve a great breakfast and lunch,... More 

Thank Dewey G
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sit on the edge of the beach and have the best breakfast staff bring you your hearts desire! My husband had his heart set on a seafood omelette, which wasn't on the menu, but when asked the waiter was really excited and said he would make a shrimp, cheese, onion, tomato one, and it was great! Now the night before,... More 

Thank Renee E
North Carolina
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78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us ate there for brunch today. Three ordered omelets with the usual sides. I ordered the meyer lemon ricotta pancakes. The server came out and said they were out of bacon (at 11 AM). Yes...ham would be fine. They delivered the wrong pancakes to me with the omelets. Not a problem, no big deal. Eggs were rubbery and... More 

Thank dwprairiefire
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an old time Hawai'i hangout near the beach, known for beer, wine and colorful Lava Flows where you can hang out all day. New management changed out all the old bartenders and servers, so it's not as homey as before. Next season will tell.

Thank Dianne T
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were very accommodating as 10 of us arrived unexpectedly and it increased to 13 when more from our conference arrived. Everyone seemed to enjoy their meals and the brownie was delicious!

Thank Rosemary D
Rockwood, Canada
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Other than the ocean view, our breakfast experience was just average. Service was not very friendly, food & and price.

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98 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed lunch here the other day while spending the day at the beach. The restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating. We sat outside and continued to enjoy ocean views! My husband ordered a hamburger (half pound so be hungry) which came with bacon, cheese, carmelized onions, mushrooms - the works and fries. His meal was delicious. I ordered the... More 

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Ayr, Canada
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really came for brunch, but they didn't serve breakfast after 11:30am, so we had to order lunch instead. One of us had the loco moco which was very good. Two of us had the classic burger, which was so juicy, it was messy to eat. The view was fantastic. We usually always enjoy eating at Castaways on our vacations... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Kai Ala Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9420
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: +1 808-661-9091
Boasting ocean front dining providing a selection of menus throughout the day and leading into dinner with spectacular views of the Maui Sunset, with a knowledgeable and "Ohana" (family) friendly staff that will complete your dining experience.

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