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Straight Wharf

6 Harbor Sq, Nantucket, MA 02554-6107
+1 508-228-4499
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“clambake” (44 reviews)
“galette” (17 reviews)
“swordfish” (27 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
6 Harbor Sq, Nantucket, MA 02554-6107
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81 - 90 of 303 reviews

Reviewed 28 May 2016

Recently visited restaurant with party of 6 for dinner. Ownership has made no investment in the restaurant in the last 20 years that can be seen. The bar and restaurant share the same bathrooms which were filthy and can only be categorized as "animal house",...More

2  Thank brewster44
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Very good food quality known for their clam bake and chicken under brick. Very slow service and bathrooms were incredible disgusting as they let the bar fill up with a young crowd and the women took over both restrooms.

2  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

wonderful creative meal served by a fleet of attentive professionals in a unique setting within an ancient wharf. an eclectic fine assortment of wines is prominently displayed in the center of the dining room. the only detraction was the selection of music, both the songs...More

Thank TourDeSuisseKen
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Super well throughout menu with a lot of local ingredients. Definitely more of an artisan/farm to table concept with everything hand prepared and homemade. Will definitely return and highly recommended!

Reviewed 17 May 2016

SW always has exceptional food and a very fun bar crowd. Seafood options are probably best bet...not that other selections are not good, just one of the better spots to get regional seafood done right! Specialty drinks from the bar are always good! Goombay Smash!

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We have been to Nantucket several times and always visit the Straight Wharf Restaurant. I remember this chef from his time at the Nine Zero Hotel in Boston where he had the New England Clambake on the menu. It is one of my favorite dishes...More

Thank Vesper5555
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Straight Wharf is a classic in Nantucket with great food. The bar area is very fun and the people very friendly!

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Normally, a diner will remember a star dish or a service detail about a visit to an acclaimed restaurant. I simply cannot remember anything specific about my experience here. I do remember how to get to the restaurant. Service was OK, and the food was...More

1  Thank WillyFrancis
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Very popular restaurant so they must be doing something right. Food good if not extraordinary. Book well ahead. Service a little slow to be honest but I'm not complaining, we're all on holiday.

Thank indefatigable
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Nice menu and professional; service. I could make a whole meal off the bluefish pate!! Warm setting even on a chilly shoulder season evening

Thank caryn1958
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19 August 2016|
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Response from Cecelle62 | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Dressier than most restaurants on the island, as there were a few men in jackets, but not required. There were ladies in cute sundresses and men in golf shirts.../
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$100
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Harbor Sq, Nantucket, MA 02554-6107
    (End of Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-4499
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