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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%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (61 reviews)
“pasta” (30 reviews)
“pineapple” (30 reviews)
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7:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 Kai Ala Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9420
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Castaway Café is located on the Kannapali beach. It's a good place for breakfast. They have a nice menu, good quality & and attentive service.

Thank riny
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a hidden gem inside of Maui Kaanapali Villas and if you are not staying at the villas you will need a parking pass for the parking lot. Breakfast was a real treat with the pineapple pancakes for most of us. Some in our...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a meal last night at castaway, I have a garlic allergy and the wait staff were very thorough in checking with the chef that my meal was safe to eat, and it’s morning and I wasn’t sick, so thank you castaway, always such...More

Thank Anne-Wynette B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a little cafe within the Maui Kaanapali Villas. It's had to find if you aren't staying there. It has a great ambiance and darn good food. We sat at an outside table and enjoyed the sunset. Our waiter was appropriately attentive. We were...More

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told we had to come here for the banana, coconut, macadamias nut pancakes. The drive was easy. We went to the front desk and got a free parking pass and directions to the cafe. Service was okay from the server and good from...More

Thank Mari Anne H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there several times and enjoyed food, drinks and the nice and friendly service! Nice view to the beach.

Thank Christoph P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the Villas for several days, and ate lunch here on our arrival... and subsequently visited the outdoor bar OFTEN. Our lunch was delicious, the food fresh and tasty. We tried the fish tacos, moco loco and a chicken salad... all really...More

Thank betsnow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and walked down the beach walk to dine at Castaway. We liked the beachfront location was intimate. Food was solid, good fish tacos and a turkey club. No complaints and reasonable prices.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have dined at this restaurant several times in the past eight years. On this visit to Maui had breakfast twice and dinner once so far. Tonight enjoyed the prime rib special. Suggest the chef consider having a small serving of creamy horseradish available for guests...More

Thank Y7320RCdavida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a convenient restaurant that you often see the same people (servers) year after year. Reasonable, clean, and good food!

Thank Jim P
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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
USD 10 - USD 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View
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: +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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