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Castaway Cafe

45 Kai Ala Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9420
+1 808-661-9091
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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45 Kai Ala Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9420
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wife and I have tried Castaway twice during our Feb stay. We arrived early for both breakfast and lunch. In reading past reviews service and attitude seem to be main complaints. IHO here is my read, Arrive early before the crowds, arrive with a smile,...More

Thank Dennis G
Reviewed 2 days ago

They advertise themselves as the “best kept secret on Ka’anapali,” but it’s no secret it’s a one & done for us. Since it was raining, the outdoor patio was closed and we were relegated to the indoor dining. Atmosphere- - loud, loud, loud. The service...More

Thank dempseyUSA
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Right by the ocean great atmosphere and food. The lobster Mac and cheese was to die for. The Ahi pokey and chips for delicious. Huge savory burger and great french fries. This is a great combination for a fabulous evening spent with family and friends....More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loco Moco, Burgers, Breakfast, Fish. Great. Fresh. Super beach location. Walk here on the beachwalk. You gonna come back!

Thank KauaiKidd
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Staying on Kaanapali the Castaway Cafe is a great little place to walk to for breakfast, it’s one of those places you just stumble across. They are open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner as well.

Thank 68gogirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all have bad days and staffing issues but the Castaway seems to have both equipment and staffing issues during prime tourist season. My wife and I went twice wanting to give the place a chance given its close proximity to us. Dinner meal one:...More

Thank Yello4U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We watched the Super Bowl here. Small cafe and bar, moved some of their work items and rearranged a table so we could sit where we preferred to watch the game. Attentive but not intrusive service over the several hours of the game Returned for...More

Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here several times while staying at the Aston Maui Kaanapali Villas. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner were all great. Very good value as well for couples each evening. Loco Moco was outstanding for lunch. Friendly and efficient staff. Small and quaint with outdoor and...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great views, great service. My wife had the banana mac pancakes and I had a Kamehameha omelette with coffees and bloody marys. Will go back to this café. Kenton was our server and we are really glad he was our server.

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and atmosphere here is great. The kids even had a quick game of shuffle board. A quick walk from the Royal Lahaina made it a perfect dinner option.

Thank rvo
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Questions & Answers
28 February 2016|
Response from CohnRestaurantGroup | Property representative |
Hi, The Royal Lahaina is about a 5 minute walk from the Cafe! We hope to see you soon and we just made some great changes to our menu. Aloha, Billy Anderson Castaway Cafe Cohn Restaurant Group
23 February 2016|
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Response from CohnRestaurantGroup | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for your feedback! We have gone back and forth about adding prices back to our menu(s) on TripAdvisor. We are rolling out a new menu in the next few weeks and will most likely add the prices back shortly... More
Sharon W
17 August 2015|
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Response from Lara K | Reviewed this property |
No they do not. But check out Leilani's at Whaler's Village. They even give a free slice on a return visit. Go on Taco Tuesday, they are delicious
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Kai Ala Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9420
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: +1 808-661-9091
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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