Your Guide To the Best Nantucket Restaurants

One of the best parts about vacation is indulging in the local culinary scene. Nantucket is known for its award-winning restaurants serving fresh seafood, local produce, and farm-to-table cuisine. When you stay with us at Greydon House, you’ll be centrally located near all the best Nantucket restaurants 

For more ideas about how to spend your Nantucket vacation, refer to our complimentary Vacation Guide. It features local insight regarding the area’s best outdoor activities, attractions, events, and more!  

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You Must Try These Nantucket Restaurants 

Via Mare 

RIBEYE

Location: Greydon House (17 Broad Street, Nantucket, MA 02554) 

Only a step away from your accommodations at Greydon House. 

We’re proud to offer a fine dining experience at our onsite restaurant, Via Mare. Our unique menu features Venetian-inspired dishes highlighting the garden and sea. We provide indoor and outdoor seating for lunch and dinner. Don’t forget to end your meal with a sweet treat like our homemade French apple cake.  

Delicious Dish to Try:  

Bistecca – 12ounce dry-aged beef ribeye, black truffle steak sauce, chives, truffle butter 

Craft Cocktail to Try:  

Lives in a Pineapple Under the Tea – Stiggins’ Fancy Pineapple Rum, black tea, honey, lemon 

The Proprietors Bar and Table 

Location: 9 India Street, Nantucket, MA 02554 

Only a 3-minute walk from Greydon House.  

This relaxed restaurant and bar offers outstanding dining at a reasonable price point on the Nantucket islandThey’re known for providing easily shared dining experiencewith fantastic small plates.  

Delicious Dish to Try:  

Caramelized Brussel Sprouts – Green apple agrodolce, crispy bread, almonds, pecorino 

Craft Cocktail to Try:  

No. 1 – Barr Hill Gin, rosemary, smoked honey 

Centre Street Bistro 

fried chicken

Location: 29 C Street #29, Nantucket, MA 02554 

Only a 4-minute walk from Greydon House. 

This charming bistro serves American classics in a cozy and comforting setting. The restaurant owners value quality over quantity and only offer ten indoor tables, with a few more on the patio during the summertime. Centre Street Bistro is a favorite spot amongst locals and is open year-round, serving lunch and dinner, and brunch on the weekend.  

Delicious Dish to Try: 

Buttermilk Fried Chicken – Redeye gravy, peas, rice, collard greens, and a cheddar biscuit 

Craft Cocktail to Try: 

This eatery is BYOB, so be sure to stop at Murray’s Liquor Store on Main Street on the way and pick up your favorite drink of choice.  

Straight Wharf Restaurant 

Location: 6 Harbor Square, Nantucket, MA 02554 

Only a 6-minute walk from Greydon House. 

This elevated seafood restaurant offers a rustic-chic dining room and a waterfront porch in Nantucket’s historic district. They take pride in serving up warmth and hospitality on the island for over 45 years. Their menus change nightly and are influenced by the season. They also offer an expansive wine list that is everchanging as well.   

Delicious Dish to Try: 

Local Dayboat Scallops – Succotash with island corn, house bacon, summer beans, farm tomatoes, zucchini, and basil 

Craft Cocktail to Try: 

Mr. Happy – Grey Goose Citron, lemonade, and fresh mint 

Book Your Stay at Greydon House 

Greydon House Signage and Streetfront

Our stylish boutique hotel, Greydon House, is located in Nantucket’s downtown historic district and features 20 luxurious guest rooms and suites. We’re proud to offer a wide array of amenities that you won’t be able to find at any other Nantucket hotel, such as beach service with bags, blankets, towels, flip-flops, and portable Bose Bluetooth speakers. All of our accommodations provide lush bedding and stunning décor to make you feel at home.  

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