Casual Dining

Nantucket visitors will discover a variety of casual dining options offering great food at affordable prices. Consider a pub or tavern, a cozy cafe, a family-friendly restaurant, or a popular eatery right on Jetties Beach. There are lots of wonderful choices!

VHN Travel Tip: Many restaurants are only open from spring through late fall. Nantucket Visitor Services offers a very helpful service that provides a list of open restaurants on a weekly basis.  Check here for the current listing: Open Restaurants


A Brotherhood of Thieves
an 1840s Whaling Bar
23 Broad Street
Nantucket, MA 02554

Located in a historic early 19th century house on Broad Street, the Brotherhood of Thieves, is a Nantucket institution, popular with locals and tourists alike. Choose the downstairs tavern, upscale upstairs dining room, or outback patio. Brotherhood of Thieves specializes in sandwiches and simple fare. They have a great selection of libations, including the locally brewed Cisco beer on tap. You’ll find a sample menu on their website.

By far, our favorite meal on our last trip!
We prefer the intimate and romantic patio for dinner!

B-Ack Yard BBQ
20 Straight Wharf

Popular with locals and tourists.  Excellent BBQ and full bar.

Centre Street Bistro
29 Center Street
Local favorite featuring creative cuisine, serving dinner, lunch - and breakfast on the weekends; indoor and patio seating; BYOB

Easy Street Cantina
2 Broad Street
One our favorite "fast food" restaurants. Three restuarants in one: Joe's Grill, Tacos Tacos and the Nantucket Cookie Company. Fast, affordable and family friendly. Indoor and patio seating or take it with you.

Fog Island Cafe
7 South Water Street
Popular casual café, serving breakfast and lunch year round – and dinner during the summer; beer and wine

Kitty Murtagh's
4 West Creek Road
An authentic Irish pub and restaurant serving lunch and dinner; entertainment

Lo La 41
15 South Beach Street
Popular with locals and tourists for their sushi bar and great burgers; indoor and patio seating; bar

Lobster Trap
23 Washington Street
Casual family friendly restaurant featuring lobster and fresh seafood, serving dinner in-season; indoor and outdoor seating; cocktails

Pi Pizzeria
11 West Creek Road
Intimate dining room featuring authentic, wood-fired, Neapolitan pizza, as well as classic Italian-American cuisine; serving lunch and dinner year round; bar

6 Oak Street
Charming Bistro offering comfort food with continental flavors; serving lunch and dinner; wine and beer.

Rose & Crown Restaurant & Pub
23 South Water Street
Popular restaurant and pub serving burgers, beer & more; bar, nightclub; entertainment

Perfect for a day at the beach! The dining room and bar are set right into the sand on Jetties Beach; take-out breakfast and lunch and full service dinner; entertainment

Sconset Cafe
8 Main Street (Sconset)
Voted “2009 Best Breakfast in Town” - Cape Cod Life
Cozy, friendly café serving breakfast, lunch and dinner; BYOB (wine store next door)

Sophie T's Pizza
7 Daves Street
Family friendly restaurant offering pizza, salads and subs for take out or eat in their spacious dining room; serving lunch and dinner; limited wine and beer selection

Starlight Theatre & Cafe
Dinner and a Movie! Nantucket's year-round movie theatre coupled with a full-service bar and café; indoor and outdoor seating; bar

Sushi by Yoshi
2 East Chestnut Street
Nantucket's only authentic Japanese restaurant serving lunch and dinner; dining room, sushi bar; BYOB

The Tavern at Harbor Square
Great casual dining located right on the dock with gorgeous harbor views; family friendly tavern features regional favorites for lunch and dinner; pub area, beer and wine

Looking for a great deli or fast take-out?
Check out Nantucket Delis!

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Easy Street Cantina, NantucketEasy Street Cantina

Our favorite "fast-food" eatery in Nantucket. Good food, fast service, and affordable prices. Eat in or take out. Sample menus online.

Brotherhood of Thieves, NantuckeBrotherhood of Thieves

Great food and great service. Some dishes are a little pricey, but they are worth every penny! We enjoyed our favorite meal here on our last trip. We prefer the intimate and romantic patio seating. Sample menus online. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!