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244 Lake Rd, Webster, NY 14580
(585) 323-2943
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 31
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Overpriced for the quality of the food

Went back to Caraways on a beautiful spring evening and found the menu had jumped enormously. We ordered an appetizer of calamari for $11 and it came with a dish half filled and remainder was garish and a small dish of marinara. Way over priced for what was served. We all ordered a main dish and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Went back to Caraways on a beautiful spring evening and found the menu had jumped enormously. We ordered an appetizer of calamari for $11 and it came with a dish half filled and remainder was garish and a small dish of marinara. Way over priced for what was served. We all ordered a main dish and the food was prepared... More 

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Rochester, NY
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I been to the Restaurant many times. Conditions have gotten worse. The restaurant sits on Lake Ontario, its a nice location! However, it's gotten too popular on busy dates and results in terrible service. On Saturday night, there was 5 open tables and dozens of people waiting. I was told they were not sitting all tables because the cook was... More 

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Rochester, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Came here on Mothers Day with my wife and kids. A step down from the last time here about a year ago. Wife ordered Chicken French in which she enjoyed. One Daughter had the grilled Mahi Mahi special in which she thought it was ok not really tasty. The other daughter had the Crab legs and said they were really... More 

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Rochester, NY
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195 reviews 195 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Since my review three years ago (2 stars) our Friday lunch group has been back a couple of times, most recently on a beautiful spring afternoon in May, 2015. The view continues to be wonderful, the food was somewhat improved and the service was cheerful but very slow. Burgers were done as ordered and quite good, veggie wrap was also... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I agree with many other reviews. Great view, excellent place for a drink (especially at sundown) but the food is sub par and way overpriced. My sister tried lobster roll and although lobster was ok, crab mixture tasted canned and very mayo heavy. Sent it back, got cocnut shrimp and they were all overfried, some burnt. Ill give any place... More 

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Liberty, New York, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Open all year around when everything else shuts down for the season. Nice people. Locals recommend. I would want to have some time on the porch.

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Rochester, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

the place is average at best, food seems mostly forzen not fresh. it dated and dirty inside, the restrooms are gross. makes me wonder what the kitchen looks like? overdue for a remodel.

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Webster, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Every time I eat here I always have an excellent experience. The food and service are always excellent. Each time I've come here I've always had a different server and each one is friendlier and even better than the last. I will continue to visit Castaways and I can't wait until this cold weather lets up and we're able to... More 

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Webster, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good food but prices a little expensive. Water view and sunsets are awesome. Need to work on service

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Rochester,NY
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34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

I went with my family, we got the best seat in the place. Outside next to the lake. The service was terrible. The wait staff never apologized for our food taking over 45 minutes. ( there was 4 adults in our party) I ordered crab legs and they were COLD by the time I received them. So we sent them... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 244 Lake Rd, Webster, NY 14580
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Webster
  • Phone Number: (585) 323-2943

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Seafood, Barbecue

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