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Castaway Cafe

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45 Kai Ala Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9420
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Castaway is a small outside restaurant in Ka'anapali that has wonderful pasta. On Tuesday night the have a buy one and get one free. The atmosphere is great as it sit on ocean front.

Thank Dave B
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a little hidden gem in Lahaina, great food, great view and awesome service, I highly recommend checking this place out for dinner (sunset view)

Thank Darrell_V71
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A favorite when staying in Maui - easy walk from the Westin and seating beach side. You have to try the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with coconut syrup... it's the best.

Thank JGtraveler1213
Port Coquitlam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you get the opportunity visit this little gem tucked away in kaanapali. Right on the beach. Sunset pictures are the best. Now. The meals are superb. Fish specials. Ono, Macadamia crusted Mahi Mahi. Tasty Shrimp. Excellent presentation and totally delicious. Not to forget. A wine list that us fantastic. Another one of these little gems tucked away but worth... More 

Thank Goldwingman
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to Castaway 6 years ago and again for several meals in August 2016. We love this place for many reasons. The non-chain feel, great staff, and great food. The wine list is amazing and we enjoyed breakfast, lunch, and dinner there. Prime Rib night was yummy. They have nightly specials. We enjoyed the grilled cheese with three cheese,... More 

Thank Rbgrbg
Toledo, Ohio
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went for breakfast and was not disappointed!! Right on Kaanapali beach in a peaceful setting away from the hub of tourism. Ocean front with beautiful views!! Breakfast was absolutely delicious!! The Kaanapali omelet with Canadian bacon, tomato, mushroom, Swiss cheese and covered with hollandaise was packed with flavor and the eggs benedict were perfectly cooked with the blend of hollandaise... More 

Thank transcript
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son found this restaurant on YELP so we thought we give it a try. We actual liked it so much that we ate dinner there twice and my kids stopped there for a drink on another day. The service was excellent. We were with a 10 month old and they were very accommodating. Beautiful ocean front view. It borders... More 

Thank christyp260
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice breakfast spot. the food is pretty good made out of fresh ingredients… beautiful view overlooking the ocean and the beach…

Thank Surtuk
Maui, Hawaii
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been twice....and it was only because it was close to our home and convenient. It certainly wasn't for the food. The good news is, the Cohn Restaurant Group from San Diego (also runs The Plantation House in Kapalua) are taking over here and will, no doubt, clean house....literally. It needs it. I've heard they are closing down for remodeling... More 

Thank John K
Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nicely situated right on the beach. We ate dinner watching the sun set. Have eaten here several times before and the food is always okay, nothing spectacular. The prices for what you get are too high, but not outrageous for Maui. Worth a visit.

Thank Putzhead

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Hawaiian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Kai Ala Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9420
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: 18086619091
Boasting ocean front dining providing a selection of menus throughout the day and leading into dinner with spectacular views of the Maui Sunset, with a knowledgeable and "Ohana" (family) friendly staff that will complete your dining experience.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?