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“Excellent little restaurant on the beach”
Review of Castaway Cafe

Castaway Cafe
Ranked #77 of 280 Restaurants in Lahaina
Price range: US$10 - US$25
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: 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.
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Daily specials are a nice touch. Service is inconsistent - one day excellent, the next you wonder where everyone has gone. The food is very good but it can be an uncomfortably long wait between your appetizer and main course.

The staff could benefit from some additional training - don't tell dinner guest arrivals that you're full when there are several empty tables in plain view, say that there are tables reserved but that something may open up shortly. Don't tell guests that you don't take reservations when they call in and recommend that they just show up when they wish, and then have someone else tell them that all the tables are reserved when they do arrive. Better coordination in the kitchen may alleviate the inordinately long wait between courses.

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Thank Talisker55
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Pass by here daily during morning walks on boardwalk. Service is pleasant, a bit slow, but now your in Hawaii. Food was terrific. Has short stack of lemon ricotta pancakes with lillikoi and blueberry sauce. Plenty enough with such a wonderful flavor.

Thank Lbewley
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

My spouse and I have eaten at Castaway's numerous times over the years. We enjoy being able to walk in from the beach while wearing our cover ups over our swimwear. We enjoy the gorgeous views from the patio. The service is good and there are several items on the lunch menu which are easy to share between two people if you're not terribly hungry. The prices are what you'd expect on Maui - - a bit higher than places back home on the mainland. There are a lot of pretty birds hanging around (waiting for crumbs) as you can by my pictures.

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Thank Maui2014NMR
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Good place for a drink on the beach walk but the food here, like most of the beach walk, is just average casual dining. Your paying for the view out front which is nice.

Thank Tripdaddy2
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We visited Castaway Cafe for breakfast a couple mornings during our stay in Ka'anapali, and it became one of our favourite brekkie spots.

The restaurant is kind of hidden away by the hotel pool, but easily accessible from the beachside walkway. Prices here are quite reasonable when compared to some of the other hotel restaurants.

Service was friendly and efficient. Food was well prepared, and portions were just right.

Thank Jeff B
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