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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Entertainment
“10 minute walk, this is a must see during your visit to Nantucket. New kid room! Check out the view from the cupola on the roof!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Brewery
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“You will find many locals at this eclectic venue featuring freshly brewed beers and several food trucks. This is also a dog friendly venue so you will meet many of the local four footed friends! The frequently have live music as well - you must experience!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bar
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“The Chicken Box is a classic "Dive" bar. It can be crowded and rowdy or sleepy, depending on the entertainment and what else is happening on that night. Check their web site for the planned events.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Millies is on the west end of the island, out in Madaket. The sunset views are stunning and the Mexican food is awesome. Try the scallop quesadilla and definitely get the guacamole! They make a great margarita but everyone loves a Madaket Mystery!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
“This family owned and run farm has been on Nantucket for generations. They have incredible prepared foods, organically grown produce, specialty groceries, and a nice wine/beer selection. There is also an ice cream truck! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Beautifully renovated and home to both live performances and movies, this is the perfect place for rainy evening especially in the offseason.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Tuitions End at Nantucket is a great place to get away and relax. The private home offers a gourmet kitchen, (2) bedrooms with high quality linens, large private patios, pool and Har Tru tennis courts.”
  • 12 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Beautiful restaurant right on nantucket harbor with a view of the yachts. Expensive but super delicious food, the best lobster roll on Nantucket.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“Excellent seafood restaurant on mid-island. Right next to the Stop & Shop.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“BYOB and sit at either a table or the counter and have a memorable meal at a special spot on island. No reservations.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Don't miss this hidden gem of a lunch spot. Sandwiches are delicious, prepared to order on homemade bread, with any fixing you can imagine. Some of our favorites: the 'veggie,' the 'avocado, cheddar and chutney,' and the 'chicken salad.' Eat in or take out. This is a Nantucket classic.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Awesome restaurant, everything is fantastic. The duck is INCREDIBLE! It's very difficult to get a reservation.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Store
“if you like Ice Cream, you cannot miss Juice Bar. Try the Green Monster or Triple Chocolate Mountain”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bicycle Store
“right near the Steamship Ferry landing. Go there to reserve your bike and they will deliver them same day!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“The other side of of the island is like walking into a story book from the past . Great to walk around and explore and take the 'sconset bluff walk to the historic lighthouse. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Beach
“Sunny and fun family beach with lifeguards . Just 7 minutes form South Shore Central !!! ”
  • 8 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Taco Place
“Millies is on the west end of the island, out in Madaket. The sunset views are stunning and the Mexican food is awesome. Try the scallop quesadilla and definitely get the guacamole! They make a great margarita but everyone loves a Madaket Mystery!”
  • 12 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Beautiful restaurant right on nantucket harbor with a view of the yachts. Expensive but super delicious food, the best lobster roll on Nantucket.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“Excellent seafood restaurant on mid-island. Right next to the Stop & Shop.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“BYOB and sit at either a table or the counter and have a memorable meal at a special spot on island. No reservations.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Awesome restaurant, everything is fantastic. The duck is INCREDIBLE! It's very difficult to get a reservation.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Italian American and great pizza. Open for lunch and dinner. They have a great bar too. First come, first serve. No reservations.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
  • 6 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“This is the place for breakfast. Yummy donuts, too! This is a cash-only establishment. (There is an ATM at Cumberland Farms next-door.) ”
  • 7 locals recommend

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