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Address: Nantucket, MA
Phone Number:
+1 508-228-9717
00:00 - 01:00
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Great Live Music/ Get there early

This is a great bar and one of the best live music spots, dare I say in the world. The place oozes with character is great for a few drinks or to see a show. Being in Nantucket... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2015
Robert W

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Storrs, CT
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41 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

30 years later I am happy to report that except for the loss of old friends, nothing much has changed. Still the best place for live music on island. Bartenders are quick, beers are cold and the staff is on top of any issues. Don't wear anything too fancy - you'll get hot when you're tearing up the dance floor!

Thank PinkRollaboard
Level Contributor
62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Went here for a bachelorette party and it was just ok! The DJ was fantastic and played awesome songs but if you don't like the band that is going to play it's not worth the visit. The drinks are expensive and it is a small space for a live band. It is also a very young early twenties crowd. Overall... More 

Thank Jenny L
Level Contributor
25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Best place on the Island for fun, good music and many many beers ;) The stuff is nice and you have life artists performing.

Thank Joel D
Level Contributor
56 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This is a great bar and one of the best live music spots, dare I say in the world. The place oozes with character is great for a few drinks or to see a show. Being in Nantucket you can, on occasion, catch a more high profile act that wouldn’t normally play this type of venue. Myself, no longer being... More 

Thank Robert W
Providence, Rhode Island
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447 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

This is a stop we make every year when we are on the island. Yes, it is touristy and like a fraternity party. We don't let that bother us because it is so much fun! Get there early so you do not have to wait in line. There is a cover charge upon entering. The drink lines at the bar... More 

1 Thank kris91
New York City, New York
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64 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

The box is the place to go to see some live music and enjoy a night out. Sometimes things get a little hairy, and people start to ping-pong, but it's all fun

Thank David K
Lafayette, Louisiana
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100 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Six gal pals in town from Louisiana. Looking for a way to cap off our Friday night dinner, so we hit The Box. Enjoyed cold beer and a great little band playing some 90s hits. Reminded me of a dive back home. No chairs or bar stools, just pub tables and a wood dance floor. Dance like no one's looking!... More 

Thank Janice L
Westbrook, Connecticut
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89 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

The Chicken box is a cool bar on Nantucket. They usually have good bands playing that provide good entertainment. I was a little disappointed with some of the staff. My family was on island this past weekend. My brother and I went to the bar Friday night and Saturday night, we went go go in on Sunday night and the... More 

Thank Mike P
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2013

We went here for a last minute Saturday night out in early summer, a good crowd and the music was excellent. It seemed very local, but not in a bad way of course as Nantucket locals are a pretty friendly bunch! Beers were cold, open late and a surpirse to have such a venue on Nantucket island!

Thank benjaminbopper
Nantucket, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2013

Had A bl@st..... saw live band made new friends.. saw old friends, A must place to visit you get islanders And summer folks mixed in one place.

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