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986 Main St, South Harwich, Harwich, MA 02661
+1 508-432-8508
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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New England
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We stopped by Castaways for a quick dinner. Everything was excellent. Great drinks, great food, friendly atmosphere and always a good value for your dollar. Their pizza is the best secret on Cape Cod... We love their pizza and their desserts always make us give in.

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Thank CapeCod314
Hartford
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188 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Of our party of 6, only 2 were satisfied with their dinners, The three who ordered lobster rolls were disappointed, saying the lobster was not fresh. The salmon was dry. The one hit was a fried scallop roll with sweet potato fries. Service was friendly, but this place is not worth another try.

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Thank HartfordOwl
Harwich, Massachusetts
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

I can't believe we haven't eaten here before! Castaways is set back a bit off the road on Rte 28 so I guess it doesn't stand out to me, but I'm so glad we found it. More of a local feel, but small and cozy. Everything we had was great! From cheese soup to mini nachos and the Buffalo shaved... More 

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Thank Christine H
long island, new york
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Lots of fresh seafood dishes. Large menu with variety and possible selections for kids and teens. Great appetizers. Large bar area and bar crowd. A real locals place. Nice desserts Nautical atmosphere - a little dated looking. But clean. Staff very attentive. its a small place. always been able to get a table - only a short wait.

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Thank annieonly
Canaan, New Hampshire
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120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

I eat at Brax often, but (like I said in that review), they will almost always make you wait, even with a reservation. On one such occasion, I got fed up (emotionally) and drove eastward past Brax and came across Castaways, a little place set back from the road. It's so small from the outside, that I wasn't sure if... More 

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South Harwich, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

If you want a good meal and some drink at a reasonable price, then CASTAWAYS, is a good choice. This is where the locals hang out. Nice small bar and a friendly atmosphere. Take it from someone who lives up the street! Open From 5 to 9.

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Thank 12thumper26
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Friday night, dead of winter, three cars in the parking lot? Should have known.. We live locally, and drop in every year or two. What is with this place? Not one person in the dining room! Three at the bar? We take seats at the bar, and wait. Hello? Barmaid ( Deb) saunters over. Takes our drink order, and eventually... More 

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Thank nancy W
South Harwich, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

This is a family friendly Restaurant/Barwhere daily you will find locals eating and drinking. Food is good with a variety of specials. Open late afternoon to about 9pm.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

we locals love this place. Nothing fancy but nice nautical theme. Deb the owners is hands on and the chef Marvin puts together some delicious specials. The menu us huge so there is something for everyone. And substitutions are no problem, I love that.

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Connecticut
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100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by for a nightcap. The lighting and overall setting was just dreary. The staff all seemed to reflect the lighting mood. Maybe it is all attributable to being off season, but the overall setting made for a quick decision to never have a repeat visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Pizza, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 986 Main St, South Harwich, Harwich, MA 02661
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Harwich  >  South Harwich
  • Phone Number: +1 508-432-8508

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?