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20 Broad St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3562 (Between Federal and Centre)
+1 508-228-5550
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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Milton, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great bar & social environment. You will enjoy your time here. Service and the people are great! Have one for me!

Thank rfoley94
Boston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was great , portions on the smaller side ( I think most are on island) service was good and the desert was outstanding.not a fan of the seating arrangements,some seats were long bench seating a little to close to other guests for my comfort.

Thank jdg00
Houston, Texas
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89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The service was mediocre but the atmosphere and food were good. Lots of different things on menu to try. The best appetizer we had was the Buffalo crispy quail. Fantastic.

Thank Rory T
Totowa, New Jersey
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133 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

An eclectic / imaginative menu yet something for everyone. Lively atmosphere, with an upscale yet causal feel. The wait staff was excellent; both efficient and very friendly (sans the haughtiness that is standard fare sometimes at top restaurants). The rabbit cacciatore was an excellent starter and the scallops were equally outstanding. My better half had the beet salad and the... More 

Thank Vincent D
Sonoma, California
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lovely small restaurant that was still open in the middle of October when many places close. My husband and I love good food and we were not disappointed. Loved the rabbit and my husband felt the same about the swordfish. Great place with full bar and wine. We would go back!

Thank Kristina G
Nantucket, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My wife and I had dinner at Dune on Saturday, and we were very pleased with our meal, the service and atmosphere. It's no wonder that Dune is so highly rated. We shared the cauliflower bisque which was awesome, and deceptively light. She had the clam dish as her entree and I had the scallops, both of which were delicious.... More 

Thank dryan363
Milford, Connecticut
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Dune was charming. Nice atmosphere, great waitstaff and great food. Were in Nantucket for a long girls weekend and this place was perfect.

Thank PShea100
Fairfield, CT
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84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Dune is located right across the street from where we were staying. A little pricey, but the scallops were among the best I've ever tasted.

Thank aprusoff
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Food was quite good with a price to match. We had visited the shellfish research facility earlier that day and were told that all oyster beds were closed due to a toxin in the water. I thought it curious that raw oysters from Nantucket oyster beds were offered as an added appetizer. I did not try them.

Thank Louis A
North Dighton, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Went to Dune based on a "Best of Nantucket" pick in Nantucket Magazine. Although we, being older, prefer a quiet dinner with classical music, we were presently surprised by the excellent meal served by an attentive waitstaff. We had asked (and received) a table in a quiet location. The bistro bar on the first floor was not our style be... More 

Thank rons99876

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$45 - US$65
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Broad St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3562
    (Between Federal and Centre)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-5550
Dune, new to Nantucket in 2009, is a creation of Michael Getter, formerly of 21 Federal and American Seasons restaurants. The décor in our three distinct dining rooms is a blend of sophisticated elegance and soothing comfort. Along with our exotic quartzite bar and charming patio we offer an extensive selection of handcrafted cocktails, wines, spirits and cordials along with offering full lunch, dinner and dessert menus. The ever changing menu showcases an innovative selection of the finest in seasonal local produce, fish and meats from regional farms and select purveyors. During the summer season we serve lunch and dinner daily. Bar opens at 5:00pm every day.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?