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45 Kai Ala Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9420
(808) 661-9091
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Takeout
Late Night
Dessert

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Visitor rating
  • 172
    Excellent
  • 139
    Very good
  • 68
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice little tucked away place

We loved to walk down the boardwalk and have breakfast at the Castaways. The wait staff were very polite and seemed to really care about their customers. The food was very good and the scenery was the beautiful white beach with whales breaching. We will do this place again!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Victoria L
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Fountain Hills, Arizona
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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408 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We loved to walk down the boardwalk and have breakfast at the Castaways. The wait staff were very polite and seemed to really care about their customers. The food was very good and the scenery was the beautiful white beach with whales breaching. We will do this place again!

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

nice location. sit on the lawn overlooking the Ocean. Bob Marley tunes. Dolphins jumping. Turtles swimming. Sun shining. Lovely breakfast. Endless Coffee. Laid back and yet attentive service. A true Kanapaali secret. keep it to yourself.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Hidden on the beach walk, this is a great spot for a casual breakfast. Don't miss the patio seating overlooking the ocean. Breakfast offerings are very good. The atmosphere is unrushed; you can relax and soak up the sun and surf

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Located direct to the beach. Bar staff and staff in general very friendly giving very quick and attentive service. Food is standard but very will prepared

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is next to the Royal Lahaina Hotel. The food was excellent and it always had a good atmosphere. If you like to drnk wine it has an extensive list. Breakfast was also good. Staff were very good

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

While in Maui for a week with my mother, we ate at Castaway several times. All were great experiences. My mother isn't a wine drinker, but if I'd been here with my hubby we would have been very happy campers with their wine list. You rarely see a place with a book with wine selections. The owner must be really... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Some Servers 'slide' around in runners dragging their feet. Others are seen using their fingers inside glasses when cleaning tables. Trust me when I say, I see this every year. I think they need to 'Step up their Game' when it comes to Customer Service because they seem to have lost their edge, and appear to be workers and not... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My husband and I visted this restaurant during our walk on the Kaanapali beach walk. It is super relaxed and right beside the pool/beach. We sat on the outside bar chairs and it was the perfect atmosphere for happy hour! I had the lava flow (which was very delicious) ! Perfect spot for relaxing after a long day in the... More 

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La Glace
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Walked over from our hotel. Was fortunate enough to be able to watch the whales while we ate. Good meal, quick and good service. Decent price range. Would definitely recommend.

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Santa Barbara, CA
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119 reviews 119 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Been to the west end of Maui for many years and just discovered this small, quaint, beachfront restaurant. BL&D with a somewhat limited menu; but several good selections. Did an early dinner based on recommendations from a couple staying at the hotel. Tricky parking rules, get a permit from the hotel lobby. Fish & Chips were recommended; but though the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45 Kai Ala Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9420
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: (808) 661-9091

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?