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1500 N High St, Lancaster, OH 43130-1047
740-654-9197
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4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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Good food, reasonable prices, great dervice. Theybutcher their own beef, cut their own steaks, and make one of the best pizzas in the area. Great, hand-breaded, fried oysters.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
Hank K
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Carroll, Ohio, United States
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Carroll, Ohio, United States
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Good food, reasonable prices, great dervice. Theybutcher their own beef, cut their own steaks, and make one of the best pizzas in the area. Great, hand-breaded, fried oysters.

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Logan, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My sisters and I went here for one of our birthdays. It was the birthday girl's choice. Bad choice. Unfriendly waitress. Outdated decor and atmosphere. Rather depressing actually. The food was less than average and the prices were entirely too high. We will not be returning. And let me say that I truly am not difficult to please. I had... More 

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Lancaster, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a tiny place (so you might have to wait for a seat) that's kind of out of the way, but it's worth the trip and time! The beef is from local cattlemen, and you can taste the freshness. I like my steaks medium rare and they're spot on every time. I suggest getting their steak for two (or... More 

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Carroll, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Always a friendly atmosphere, in an out-of-the-way location. The food is good, the prices reasonable, and the staff is friendly. Not for those in a hurry. Small kitchen and small staff means it takes time to get your food prepared to perfection - which is usually the case. The owner's daughter makes some mean desserts - ask if her strawberry... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Homemade deserts New meals on menu Amazing food!! Love the fresh home town home butchered meats.....steaks burgers Local...Amazing and Family Owned Can't get any better!

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Athens, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Nice little place at the top of a hill, great food.. understand they buy local for their restaurant. Have dined here a number of times....each time was great... friendly staff, like the idea of getting a glass of wine or so with dinner...good prices!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

I am a local and have only eaten here once and that was enough for me. Everything from the tables to the food was average and not memorable. I ordered a Said Platter and it all looked like it was out of a bag and the scampi had no taste.

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Amanda, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I really enjoy going to locally owned places versus the chains. It is so much nicer and the customer service is traditionally gauranteed to be way better. The steaks are great here.

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Lancaster, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

I love their homemade italian salad dressing, plus their pizza's are wonderful, too. They have a wide variety on their menu, but I usually get the same yummy dishes every time I go.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

My family has come there for many years and we always love it! The steak daily style is always great and it is way better than any chain and u know where it comes from not a box! The service is great and they have done a lot in the past few years to improve the restaurant. I just get... More 

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Additional Information about Castaways

Address: 1500 N High St, Lancaster, OH 43130-1047
Phone Number: 740-654-9197
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lancaster
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1500 N High St, Lancaster, OH 43130-1047
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: 740-654-9197

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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