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

The wood walls, square tables, and cozy dining area in Black-Eyed Susan's look more like interior of a country diner than a chic restaurant.... Read More

For more than 25 years, the Boarding House has served American cuisine on its scenic patio and cozy cellar dining room. The covered outside seating... 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

This tiny, local bistro, at the end of a narrow hallway in the Meeting House building, gives guests a glimpse of the year-round experience on the island... Read More

It's been four years since Cru's opening, and this restaurant is still the place to see and be seen on Nantucket. With views of the megayachts in the... Read More

Every small town needs a good coffee shop, and Handlebar is that place on Nantucket. Since opening their coffee shop in 2014, owners Courtney and Jason... Read More

In the high season, the smell of waffle cones wafts from this treasured ice cream shop near Steamship Wharf. A green menu on the front door lists all... 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

Pi Pizza is a traditional Italian taverna in a nondescript mid-island building. The hospitality of its owners and the Neopolitan pizza makes it a... Read More

Against the background of sage-green walls and wood accents, Proprietors serves up small plates of global fare on vintage dishes. Chef-owner Michael... Read More

Managed by the same team behind Straight Wharf and Ventuno, Provisions is a buzzing sandwich shop that matches the quality of their more formal... 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 oversized sprout,... Read More

Straight Wharf is Nantucket's answer to Chez Panisse. Under the direction of owners Gabriel Frasca and Amanda Lydon, the kitchen prepares playful takes... 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

The chosen restaurant of Siasconset's upper crust, The Chanticleer was given a new lease on life in 2006. That's when Jeff Worster and Susan Handy, the... 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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