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Company of the Cauldron

€€€€French, International,
5 India St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3519
+1 508-228-4016
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“fixed menu” (20 reviews)
“lobster” (33 reviews)
“salad” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, International, Contemporary
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LOCATION
5 India St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3519
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think this little restaurant has a great ambiance and is perfect for a date night. The wine list was overall not very impressive, although you can choose to do a wine pairing with each course. The popovers are absolutely divine... as for the rest...More

Thank Emily B
COMPANYCAULDRON, Assistant to Chef Joseph Keller at Company of the Cauldron, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Emily, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are thrilled you were able to join us at the table for our very popular mixed grill. We are fortunate to be voted again and again Nantucket's most Romantic restaurant. Therefore, we were concerned reading a...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Fine dining at it's best - wonderful food and atmosphere, service was excellent. This restaurant should not be missed.More

Thank quinceyos7
COMPANYCAULDRON, Assistant to Chef Keller at Company of the Cauldron, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

"Every night we get to have a dinner party with friends we have not met yet" - Chef Keller Thank you so very much for sharing your experience and for making memories at our table. We were thrilled to have you join us and are...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

This has been one of our favorite restaurants on Nantucket for years. While we were sorry to see the former owners sell the restaurant, we were excited for new changes. We ate there early on in the summer season and were disappointed with the entire...More

Thank Twittpugmom
COMPANYCAULDRON, Assistant to Chef Keller at Company of the Cauldron, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Disappointed, We were disappointed with your feedback. We are fortunate to have had a wonderful season full of a multitude of return guests as well as lots and lots of new ones. That are most eager to dine with Chef Joseph Keller and his...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017

My husband and I went a couple of weeks ago, it was the last Sunday Lobster meal of the summer. The non-select menu consisted of popovers, lobster bisque, poached lobster tails and claw meat in butter, with baby brussels sprouts and macaroni and cheese made...More

Thank omay45
Reviewed 21 September 2017

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful meal here. The atmosphere is very cozy and the restaurant very small, I would say there is only 10-12 tables. It was fried chicken and waffles the night we went for dinner and it was probably the best...More

Thank Devo1129
Reviewed 20 September 2017

My wife and I have been dining at the Company of the Cauldron for over twenty years. We always enjoyed our meals especially Monday nights when they had Lobster Four Ways. The tables were always close together and the noise level was always high, but...More

1  Thank Alexander B
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The C of C has always been one of the top restaurants in Nantucket and has been our #1 for many years. With a new owner (no matter how famous or successful) there is always something different because it reflects the new owners style. The...More

Thank ogura98
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We tried this for the first time and went back the following week. Each day of the week has a set menu (look online) and there are two seatings. Don't try to get in early! Everyone is seated at once and gets the same food,...More

Thank Corbygirl261
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The food made by the new chef /owner was mediocre at best This is not the company of the cauldron from the past which was always a special meal. The lobster poached in butter had an odd texture. My husband thought it was bad so...More

3  Thank Laurenkenney
COMPANYCAULDRON, Assistant to Chef Keller at Company of the Cauldron, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

We appreciate your time in sharing your feedback, we just wished that you had shared it with us first so we could have adjusted the experience to exceed your expectations. As we would have replaced your lobster if you were not enjoying it? Also we...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

With the many dining options on Nantucket, you should avoid Company of the Cauldron. The meal was bland, poorly prepared and much was inedible. I would be embarrassed to serve the meal we were served. I expressed my dissatisfaction to the chef, but he was...More

Thank Mary S
COMPANYCAULDRON, Assistant to Chef Keller at Company of the Cauldron, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Mary, We work very hard to create fantastic, unique, personal dinning experiences for our guests as reflected in 97% of our reviews. Our standards of service ensure we check with our guests several times to ensure an exemplary experience. This is aimed to ensure we...More

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Flightnurse
2 August 2017|
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Response from COMPANYCAULDRON | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for your question. Our menus are posted on our website each and every Friday by 5PM. But you can always call us with any questions from 10-5 / 7 days a week. 508 228 4016. Thank you and we look forward to... More
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Flightnurse
2 August 2017|
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Response from COMPANYCAULDRON | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Our menus are posted on our website each and every Friday by 5PM. But you can always call us with any questions from 10-5 / 7 days a week. 508 228 4016. Thank you and we look forward to... More
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LBI6
1 May 2017|
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Response from COMPANYCAULDRON | Property representative |
No, I am sorry, this season we are open for " dinner only" seven days a week in season. Our neighbors to the left and right, Proprietors and the Boarding House offer fantastic rich options. We hope to have you join us for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$75 - US$125
Cuisine
French, International, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 India St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3519
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-4016
  • E-mail
Description
Owned and operated by Chef Joseph Keller The Company of the Cauldron Is a unique dinning experience! Quindesential old school hospitality at it's finest, Price fixe "dinner only" Menu changes daily If you want to feel as if you have your own private chef, make reservations to dine at The Company of the Cauldron. Located in the heart of Nantucket's Historic District, the abundant charm of this small red building with ivy-covered windows invites you to enter. Inside the doorway massed flowers greet you. Just beyond, tables glow softly, lit only by candles. The kitchen is open and can be seen from the dining room. As French cafe music gently wafts in the background, sweeping you away to a romantic French cafe, where the dinning experience is meant to be shared, and the food and wine fully enjoyed in fantastic company. The menu features classics and elevated comfort food that have been refined and developed over the years of his culinary career, and is reflected in his many cookbooks.
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