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€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
4 Harbor Sq, Nantucket, MA 02554-6107
+1 508-228-1266
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good43%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (61 reviews)
“fish and chips” (20 reviews)
“lobster roll” (28 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
€€ - €€€
4 Harbor Sq, Nantucket, MA 02554-6107
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

You can`t have a better location and the food was pretty good. Our server was friendly and considerate. Would highly recommend

Thank windflight007
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

There were four of us eating here for lunch. None of us had bad food but none of us was blown away either. Lobster roll was $22 and neither large nor phenomenal. Fish and chips were good but nothing special. Same for the chicken wrap....More

Thank BamaBelleMoore
Reviewed 3 October 2017

You can't beat the convenience and location of theTavern. My wife had the fish and chips which wasn't bad, and I had the crab cake which had way more filler than I would have expected (especially being in such a prime seafood location.). It was...More

Thank SummerLager
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We had just returned from a tour of Nantucket and needed a good place to eat. The location of the Tavern was right on our path. After checking out a few menus we opted to eat at the Tavern. We had Clam Chowder and a...More

Thank Railsback
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Restaurants come and go on the island. This one isn't going anywhere. Great place to sit and watch island foot traffic. Service is friendly. Seafood is outstanding. Drinks are made to order. I have never visited Nantucket with out eating here at least once. There...More

Thank wally318
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I came here for lunch on a Thursday about 1pm and were seated right away. We had terrific seats- the second floor outside patio(covered) in the front corner - you couldn't get a better view anywhere. My wife had the lobster caprese...More

Thank clearfieldtoothpullr
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We ate outside and found it to be a fun setting for a late lunch. Very much the tourist spot. Wait staff often seemed to be going through the motions. The fried shrimp was good. Cocktail sauce not so much. My wife had fish and...More

Thank Beachdeac
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Average. Not good not bad I guess. Waitress seemed like she'd rather be somewhere else. Not mean just blah. Finding that is the norm on this island. Anyway, yea…

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch. Great service. We had fish and chips- and may be the best I have had. Mild and not overly breaded. Friend had shrimp and said could be the best she has had. Highly recommended

Thank julieandabbe
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Have been coming here for years, always great chowder and burgers. Always busy but wait time is not bad. Have had many lunches and dinners here, always good.

Thank Michael M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Harbor Sq, Nantucket, MA 02554-6107
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-1266
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