A Coffee Lover’s Guide to Nantucket

Every loyal coffee drinker knows that the day doesn’t begin until someone flips on the coffee pot. Whether it’s French-pressed or drip, we’re not picky. However, there’s nothing quite like breezing through cafe doors, ordering the perfect barista-crafted drink, and settling in as you slowly sip on your golden cup of “let’s start the day.” We have everything you need to know about the best Nantucket coffee houses right here in our exclusive guide. 

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3 of the Best Nantucket Coffee Houses

The island’s dining scene takes everything up a notch, and Nantucket’s coffee houses are no exception. Create new sipping standards with our guide to the best coffee shops on the Atlantic.

  • Roastd General Store

Roastd General Store tucked into Orange Street flawlessly blends mindful wellness and dreamy coffee creations. Their drinks are made organically, and the shop is committed to serving the best version of you while being a loyal patron of the environment. 

They offer an extensive list of caffeinated beverages from traditional Americanos to Masala Chai Lattes and everything in between. All of their hand-pressed drinks have the option of adding CBD oil and topical and edible options. 

  • Handlebar Cafe

Handlebar Cafe is the place to go for tasty brew from genuine people. The no-frills coffee shop offers outdoor seating in the summer months and complimentary, high-speed WiFi for those needing a quiet place to work. The owners are also the founders of Nantucket Bike Tours and can tell you all of the best places to explore on two wheels. 

Local tip: BYOM. Stop into one of Nantucket’s gift shops and grab a mug to commemorate your trip. Then bring it over to Handlebar Cafe and earn a discount on your drink of choice! 

  • The Bean

The Bean is the perfect spot for people watching and slow sipping. The India Street cafe offers Lox bagels, fresh pastries, artisan sandwiches, and, of course, some of the best locally roasted coffee drinks. Located just across the street from Company of the Cauldron and Proprietors, it’s the best option for java with a view.         

Wake Up Gently at Nantucket’s Stylish Greydon House

Deluxe Rooms Greydon HouseWelcome the new day in the heart of Nantucket. Plan your stay at Greydon House and enjoy the finest linens and ornate details. Book your stay in one of our Deluxe Guestrooms and revel in Roman and Williams furnishings, John Robshaw and Frette bed linens, hand-painted Dutch and Moroccan tile walk-in showers, and luxury soaps and lotions from our favorite brands.

Enjoy your first cup of Joe in the comforts of Via Mare. Whether you’re headed out for a morning stroll along the cobblestone or staying in for the morning, you’ll want to grab a plate from our morning spread of pastries, juices, and coffee. We are so excited to welcome you to Nantucket!