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About Castaway - San Bernardino

Voted the Best Fine Dining Restaurant in 2014 by the Inland Empire Hot List, The Castaway Restaurant is one of the most prestigious restaurants in the Inland Empire with an unforgettable view of the mountains and valley. Voted as the Inland Empire's most romantic restaurant and best brunch, Castaway earns high marks from critics and casual diners for its upscale setting, sweeping hillside views, and eclectic American menu.

Featuring award winning American Cuisine such as our Roast Prime Rib of Beef, Filet Mignon, Sizzling Sirloin and Fresh Salmon by our professionally trained Chef from The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone.

Please contact the restaurant for reservations over 12 guests. We will do our best to accommodate your reservation

670 Kendall Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92407
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Brunch
Sun 9:00 am–3:00 pm
Happy Hour
Mon–Fri 4:30 pm–7:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 4:30 pm–9:00 pm
Fri, Sat 4:30 pm–10:00 pm

Cross Street:
Kendall

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(909) 881-1502

Website:
http://www.castawayrestaurant.com/castaway_sanbernardino/

Catering:
The Castaway San Bernardino is proud to partner with SRC Event Group, one of southern California’s leading event production companies. SRC Event Group specializes in custom catering menus, detailed coordination and innovative design services for off-site corporate and social events. Contact our Event Specialist at 909.881.1502 or castawaysbcatering@srcmail.com to schedule a complimentary tour.

Private Party Facilities:
The beauty of nature’s backyard and the decadence of premier service at The Castaway in San Bernardino. With unforgettable views of the mountains and valley, The Castaway is one of the only fine dining restaurants and the most prestigious establishment in all of the Inland Empire. Perched atop a hill, the contemporary American steakhouse features unrivaled views, plush greenery, grand event spaces, dedicated customer service and customized event planning. Whether you’re celebrating a milestone or planning a business event, we welcome you to The Castaway. We offer a diverse range of catering packages including features like ceremony coordination, specialty linens, floral arrangement, photography, custom cakes, unique invitations, entertainment, and transportation. Enjoy the peace of mind of having your event handled exclusively by our full-service events team. With years of experience, The Castaway special events team is friendly, knowledgeable and dedicated to creating the event of you

Private Party Contact:
Ken Gasca: (888) 389-4157

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Uniquely situated on the hills in San Bernardino with a mesmerizing view of the mountains and valleys, the Castaway Restaurant is the ideal location for your next Corporate Event, Wedding, Social, Themed Event or Private Party. We offer full-service, all-inclusive, one-stop planning to ensure that your event is designed, coordinated and executed with excellence and sophistication.

Our beautiful banquet rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows and panoramic views. Whether you are hosting a large event or a more intimate reception, we have the perfect space for you. Our talented events team will provide full-service, all-inclusive, one-stop planning to ensure that your event is designed, coordinated and executed with excellence and sophistication.

Please contact castawaysbcatering@srcmail.com to book your event. We look forward to sharing in your celebration!

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Castaway - San Bernardino Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

3.8

service

3.7

ambience

4.1

value

3.5

Noise

Moderate

76% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (31)
Special Occasion (28)
Romantic (27)
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Great for Outdoor Dining (24)
Great for Brunch (23)
Good for a Date (23)
Good for Anniversaries (23)
Good for Birthdays (16)
Cozy (15)
Neighborhood Gem (15)
Good for Groups (14)
Worth the Drive (12)
Sunday Lunch (12)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Casual (8)
Fun (6)
Business Meals (5)
Comfort Food (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Authentic (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Seasonal (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Vegan (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Waterfront (1)
Live Music (1)
Live Sports (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Had a 4:45 pm reservation for 4. Server was very nice but it took over a hour to get our food. Not sure why? It wasn't very busy. The food was good. They have a good 3 course meal special if you go between the hours of 4:30 - 5:30. We have been there twice. Would go again for a special occasion. The view is beautiful.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 3 days ago

The service was outstanding. Our waitress (Sonia) was the best! More than enough food, which was very good.

Tags: Scenic View, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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·Dined 4 days ago

Had a great time. Great view and food. They made Valentine's special for us!

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Great food, wonderful atmosphere, Saxphone Musian was awesome. Service usually 1st rate there maybe some of the waiters had a off night. Still a great time though.

Tags: Scenic View, Romantic
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·Dined 4 days ago

Not up to standards with decorations, food or quality of furniture. It had set menu prices yet the food was the kind you get on a cheap cruise. For Valentine’s Day people were dressed in overalls and there were $5 toy hearts on display as a fancy tabletop decoration. Not what I expected at all and would not recommend.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

Beautiful view, however the customer service was horrible, the brunch selection was poor and the restaurant was dirty and poorly maintained. We walked in, were escorted to our table and walked right back out

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·Dined on February 11, 2018

I have been there many times but haven't been in about a year. The flavor and selection went from exceptional to not very good at all. The table next to us had the same comments. Unfortunately I bought gift certificates for Christmas gifts this year.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

This was our anniversary celebration & valentines brunch. There were no special linens/decorations. Food items were the same.
Our server Joseph was great. We had young ones with us & he handled them kindly.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

The food was amazing and the waitress was very nice and helpful.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

Order got lost well waiting took an extra hour to get our food. Server made up for it with free drinks, it wasn't his fault. Other then that only waited about 5 minutes tip be seated.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

Requested to have two dozen white roses. I understand that the restaurant may not fill this request, but a phone call would have been nice to inform me prior to my visit. The area was extremely loud and service was slow. Took more than an hour from the time we placed an order to receive or food.

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on February 3, 2018

We had a great time at castaway. It was our anniversary and we were able to get a great table with a view. I loved the romantic atmosphere and the food was great ! Our waiter was awesome very attentive. We will definitely be back for more anniversaries and birthdays to come.

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Great birthday get together. Waiter was exceptional.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Great place for brunch. Waiter was great (Darien). Everyone (employees ) very friendly and helpful :)
Will definetly go again.

Tags: Romantic, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 28, 2018

My sisters and I loved the food and the service. The view was also beautiful.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 27, 2018

There was a high school dance in the back room and a large wedding party which made service a little spotty and the food was a bit cold. The view was amazing and sitting by the fire outside was great with our drinks.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Cozy
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 24, 2018

My wife and I took our friend's who were celebrating an anniversary, and they loved the food and location. Good date night place.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy
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·Dined on January 21, 2018

I had the pleasure to attend with my mother from out of town and a few friends and we really enjoyed ourselves. We would definitely recommend this place to everyone and I do plan to go back again one day. Forgive me for not remembering our waiters name but he was great. Funny. Witty. And very professional. Thank you for the experience.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Sports, Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Quick Bite, Hot Spot, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Spicy, Fun
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Baby mama mama’s birthday

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Nice location , great view , service and food. Enjoyed my wife’s birthday dinner there .

Tags: Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Our food was great, super good, the only thing that didn't do it this time was the waiter, she forgot many things we would ask and brought 2 wrong things in the table, then still forgot to take it out of the check at the end too. We had to remind her couple times of things she forgot to bring out.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Service needs improvement- had to go get our silverware, waiting 30 minutes for a table with reservations, had to ask for water refills and coffee. Refill for coffee never happened, puke of dirty plates left on our table from buffet.
Staff needs training

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 12, 2018

The view was amazing. But after receiving our food the waitress didn’t come back for a while. Besides that it was nice

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Went early for early bird meal. The prime rib and salmon was very good. Happy hour berry mojito was good. Service was a bit slow but weren’t in a hurry.

Tags: Scenic View, Happy Hour
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 11, 2018

The small portions of food and the steak that I ordered had absolutely no seasoning.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Great food and an amazing view. Our friends loved this place and enjoyed the food.
The cost was high but we enjoyed the food.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Sunday Brunch was a belated "Christmas" get together with family. Food was very good, but when our regular server went to break, his replacement was less than satisfactory. 3 of us wanted coffee only 1 cup was brought. Said he would bring the others, plus creamer, but never came back. It was the end of the meal and we decided not to wait for it. Very disappointed with the service this time. Probably will be a while before we dine at the restaurant again.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 6, 2018

My first visit a couple years ago for my anniversary was wonderful, expensive but wonderful. This time was a family dinner. The Ahi Tuna Tower was horrible. They didn't have crab cakes anymore :( The waiter took forever to attend us at every turn, the drinks weren't worth the price! Didn't bother with the ridiculous priced entrees but the desserts were delish! You basically pay for the outdoor patio view at night! It's a dream! Make a reservation ahead of time. Not kid friendly. Noisy because of booked party rooms with DJs. Will go again to experience more from the menu in the future once I've refueled my wallet!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Hot Spot, Disabled Access, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We ordered pasta and it was not cooked well and stuck together... worst pasta dish ever eaten in life. The bread was burnt. We were never offered desert. Worst experience for a birthday celebration

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Nice ambiance with a great view from up on top of a hill. Food and service were good but on this Saturday night it was full and noisy.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

This whole place was Amazing! i had a great dinner with my girlfriend whom i purposed to outside next to the fire pits! So a place worthy enough to get engaged at is a place I definetly recommend!

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Thanks for ruining my New Years Eve dinner! I want to thank (lots of sarcasm) the chef and staff. When we first sat down we were asked for drinks. We ordered a white and red sangria and was disappointed on the white sangria. It was a mix of the pinnacle and orange juice with a splash of wine. After I asked to return the white sangria the server told us that she “forgot” to tell us that we had a complimentary glass of champagne included with our dinner. So, we now had three drinks on our table.

We received our salad and French onion soup. I told the server if she noticed that the cheese on the soup was not melted….she didn’t. When it was time for our entrée I was disappointed to see the meals (filet mignon and a Portobello Mushroom Ravioli) were “warm”, not hot.
On my second bite into the steak, I had to spit out the bit as it was FROZEN COLD. It seems that they forgot to put the plate a little bit longer in the oven as it was warm on one side and cold as &%*$ on the other side!

I waited a few minutes and when I couldn’t find anyone to talk to I picked up my plate and headed to the serving area and was lucky enough to find the chef. I told him to touch my $60 frozen steak and he apologized and told me how long I had received it. I told him not even 10 minutes ago. He said “sorry” and said he would cook a new one.

Seems they had all the dinners prepared and “ready” to serve ahead of time instead of bothering to serve a nice warm meal. I mean, I’ve never had a cold $1 hamburger at McDonald's! I’ve had other “bad” experiences at Castaways but this will be the last time I spend my money there.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Had my New Year’s Eve dinner here and I was pleasantly surprised with how romantic the setting felt. It was dinner with my girlfriend of 4 years, so of course I was happy about how lovely the inside was. On the other hand, the outside was not as great. We had originally been seated outside, and then later asked to switch to inside because it was too dim outside due to bad lighting. Food was good, but not great, as I would expect from the steep price. My green beans were over cooked and my dates’ meal wasn’t hot when it came out. Overall, I think the place is worth checking out but I’m not sure if NYE would be worth it again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Love it here... service is Lways excellent! Brought friends this time whom have never been here. They want to come again maybe for dinner next time.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Casual, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We went for the Christmas buffet. We arrived for a seating at 3:15. We went to the buffet line and were suprised they were out of turkey, lamb and prime rib. But they assured us more was on the way...it never came btw. The remainder of the buffet was picked over and much of it was cold and over cooked. We were told the last seating was at 4 - I felt sorry for them as their pickings were even more limited by them. The price per person was $50 each. What a TOTAL ripoff. I will never come back...nor should you.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Christmas buffet was done very well. Food good. Poor customer service all around. Waitress friendly but difficult to find. 3 staff at door when leaving and no bye, thank you, Merry Christmas..not a word. They worked hard to put on a nice brunch.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Too pricey. Food did not taste fresh. Ham was very tough. Not too much selection for salads. Belgian waffle station was too long of a wait. We came for Christmas lunch and food was not special enough.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Every dish was mediocre at best. Very expensive for such poor quality

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Good Food, a little pricey, nice ambiance. Pretty good service i suppose for a brunch.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Was there for Christmas Eve dinner for the second year in a row. The view was spectacular. We were promptly seated but not properly greeted. Overall the food was very good, except the prime rib was dry. Also, the service was slow. I waited about 10 minutes for the carver to show up. There were no tamales or salmon this year both of which were very good last year. The table service was also very slow despite the fact the place was not full at all. I was thinking of making this a Christmas Eve tradition with my family. I'll let them decide if we go back.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Groups
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