How to Get a Reservation at the Best Nantucket Restaurants

Nantucket is a small island. While there are plenty of Nantucket restaurants to enjoy, the best spots fill up quickly. And it’s not as simple as reserving months in advance. Each of the best Nantucket restaurants has a different policy, so we’ve rounded up five of them for you here. For hours of operation, check out Open Restaurants Nantucket, a resource updated by the Town of Nantucket weekly.

Dune Nantucket
To enjoy the New American fare at Dune, you’ll need a reservation. Book a table online on Resy for indoor dining or call (508) 228-5550 to make a sidewalk reservation.

Nautilus Nantucket
If you want to dine at The Nautilus, you’ll need to make a reservation on the day of dining. Phone lines open at 2 PM on Tuesday–Saturday. Call (508) 228-0301 to grab a table.

Cru Nantucket
Reservations for tables with water views at Cru are currently available on Resy for June and July. Take care to select whether you would like a patio table (outdoor dining) or a table in the dining room (indoor dining).

Galley Beach Nantucket
Galley Beach accepts reservations 14 days in advance of your desired date. To make a reservation, call (508) 228-9641 between 10 AM–5 PM.

Proprietors Nantucket
Proprietors Nantucket accepts reservations 30 days in advance of your desired date. To make a reservation, head over to OpenTable.

Stay in at Greydon House
If you’d rather stay in and still feel like you’ve gone out, make a reservation downstairs at Via Mare and dine indoors, on the open-air terrace, or cafe-style on the street or in the garden. Make a reservation by calling (508) 228–6100 after 1 PM or booking online through Resy.