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“Slow service, loud inside, food just OK” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Castaways Restaurant

Castaways Restaurant
1575 W. Highway 40, Astor, FL
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Ranked #5 of 10 Restaurants in Astor
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Slow service, loud inside, food just OK”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Just left this place. It was mobbed probably because of bike week in Leesburg. We waited over an hour for our food. The people at the table next to us tried to leave but the manager stopped them and put a rush on theirr food. Had to get the manager to get our check. NOT a good first. Dont know if there will be a second.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Umatilla, Florida
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Wow! What a river view.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

Good food with a great St. John's River view. You must try the lobster chowder. Wonderful!! The view from the outdoor deck is wonderful.




  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great view!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Go for the view and enjoy the wings, oysters or burgers. Sit out on the dock and watch the St. John's river go by! Any afternoon is a good time to enjoy the bar scene atmosphere. After dark we've had trouble with the bugs and noise!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Flagler Beach, Florida
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great Food and Amazing Views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

This place is hidden from the roadway but it was a great find. They have a small covered outside deck and a large floating dock that sits on the St. Johns River...loved sitting on the dock, enjoying our meal. Nice view of the river. We all went for the cheese burgers and they were large and delicious. Can't wait to go back.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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118 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“A little loud, a little crazy, but really good food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Live music on Fridays and Sundays bring in a good sized crowd. Add a good prime rib and families coming off the river and you've got the makings of a pretty raucous night.

It can be a lot of fun, but it can also put people off. Just be sure you're ready. If you're looking for a quiet dinner on the river, it's probably not a good place. Save it for a different mood and you'll be sure to have a great time.

Visited February 2013
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