Restaurants in Nantucket

Jennifer Lamb

If you want to see what Nantucket was like before the new glam crowds started pouring in, head to this 1847 former guesthouse. The pink-pants-and-deck... Read More

It’s hard to think of a better name for this homey, welcoming restaurant, where the seasonally changing cuisine draws from distinctly American... Read More

Just a 15-minute walk from the shoreline, this seventh-generation family farm is the oldest and largest on Nantucket Island. Established in the 1800... Read More

Appearances are deceiving at this downtown spot; the wood walls, square tables, and cramped dining area look more like interior of a diner than a chic... Read More

Try the New England Little Neck Clams, peppered with vine-ripened tomatoes and lathered with champagne butter at White Elephant's harborside... Read More

In the warmer months, the smell of baking cones wafts from this ice cream shop near Steamship Wharf and often encourages a hearty line out the front... Read More

Southampton-style chic officially arrived in Nantucket when this 60-seat hot spot opened in 2006. The concept behind Lo La 41° (devised by David... Read More

The heart of New England cuisine is seafood, and this restaurant keeps the lobsters alive in their multiple hundred-gallon tanks until they’re... Read More

Stop here for a bowl of house-made quahog chowder before exploring the village's rose-covered fisherman's cottages. Read More

Working the same mojo that’s put them on speed-dial for New York City celebrities (the regulars at Sfoglia’s Manhattan location include Tom... Read More

Pick up fixings for a beach picnic at this unassuming joint, where East Coast luminaries (think John Kerry in swim trunks) come for oversize sprout,... Read More

Straight Wharf is Nantucket's answer to Chez Panisse. Amanda Lydon and Gabriel Frasca prepare playful takes on summer staples, such as a "deconstructed... Read More

Try the halibut with creamed artichokes at this restaurant, in Siasconset, the island's easternmost point. Read More

Heading to the beach or out for a day of fishing? Fill up your cooler or picnic basket at one of Nantucket’s top sandwich shops first. Provisions,... Read More

For years a beloved-but-hoary haunt of Siasconset’s upper crust, the “Chanti” was given a new lease on life in 2006. That’s when... Read More

A weathered gray shingle diner, popular with the summer crowd that waits for the housemade doughnuts, gets equally high marks for its plain Yankee... Read More

A venerable, family-owned restaurant since 1958, the Galley—where untold numbers of Nantucketers have celebrated their anniversary dinners&mdash... Read More

One of three Nantucket restaurants operated by Seth and Angela Raynor, this cool, modern space focuses on coastal fare with an Asian twist. White and... Read More

The Wauwinet’s stately waterside restaurant is the island’s most elegant, and well worth the shuttle-boat ride over from Straight Wharf. In the evenings... Read More

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