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Seafood, Bar, Pub
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244 Lake Rd, Webster, NY 14580-1015
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Webster, New York
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to a wedding reception at this place. Years ago I had been to dinner and did not realize how wonderful this place was. They had a pressure treated deck over the sand out back and had put up one white tent with the opening facing the lake. It was cold that nite so the parents of the bride... More 

Thank Rita C
Penfield, New York
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85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time at this restaurant. I ordered French onion soup which was tasty, lots of onions as it should be. I had stuffed shrimp and steak, both tasted great, loved the stuffing. The steak was a good size. The bread rolls I got to say that I loved them, nice and hot and very tasty. The dining tables seemed a... More 

Thank coach787
Webster, New York
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has a nice location, especially during the summer months when you can sit outside by the lake. The food is a bit pricey and not all that spectacular. Great place to go for drinks and a romantic setting. But I recommend you eat elsewhere.

Thank marmar14580
Webster, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great great location. We have tried for dinner a few times over the years and some visits just for drinks on the deck for the great location and view. Every single visit was ended in disappointment. The food is awful, pre frozen nothing seems fresh, not even par with diner food, drinks are not good (especially bloody mary, don't bother),... More 

Thank leebra22
Niskayuna, New York
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142 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

We went up here for lunch yesterday. It was the first time that I had been here although my family had been here before. The view from the deck was spectacular. Our waitress was friendly and knowledgable. Overall, the service was solid. The lunch menu had something for everyone. Prices were reasonable. I ordered the fried haddock. It came with... More 

Thank CCdreamer
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Our server was dreadful, the food was worse, maybe a tie, don't go for the food. My "grouper" was fried haddock, served al dente with peaches, coconut, and pineapple plopped on top of it. Server never returned to ask how our food was, did give us the check.. Will not return.

1 Thank Judy M
Webster, New York
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

After many tries to like Castaway's mainly do to the scenery looking over Lake Ontario, we walk away with a mediocre meal with not so great service at a high price. Sorry, don't like leaving bad reviews, but that has been our experience after several visits.

1 Thank pmccartn
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

It's on the lake, but during the summer it's on a dead end street, so it's way off the beaten path. We made a point of going out of our way to eat there and we were rewarded with a great lunch. Even in the rain it was a very enjoyable atmosphere with the beautiful outside deck on the water.... More 

Thank Gary M
Buffalo, New York
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90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Wife and I had dinner at Castaways on lake Ontario the other night. Quixk service by a bright young lady named Alex. Food was hot and appetizer was Calimari - large portion so took half home because main course showed up before I could eat more. If you are lucky enough to have Alex as your server wxpect a bright... More 

Thank Bob D
Rochester, ny
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Best view in Rochester, especially at sunset! Love dining on the deck and enjoying the cool breeze on a hot summer night! The food is good, and the servers try hard to please - but very rushed and pressured. Still worth it!

Thank Jan V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Lake Rd, Webster, NY 14580-1015
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Webster
  • Phone Number: 15853232943
Rochester's best know waterfront restaurant for over 85 years. Serving mouth watering seafood, steak, prime rib and chef specialties. Children's menu available.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?