You might say the staff at Yesterday's Island have it made. Nearly every week during the Summer season, we are treated to not only the best dining on Nantucket, but often in the state and country as well. After each fantastic meal, we pass the review on to you in our Featured Restaurant section of the paper. We tell you not only where to go but what to order when you’re there - sometimes before it's too late!
You might say the staff at Yesterday's Island have it made. Nearly every week during the Summer season, we are treated to not only the best dining on Nantucket, but often in the state and country as well. After each fantastic meal, we pass the review on to you in our Featured Restaurant section of the paper. We tell you not only where to go but what to order when you're there - sometimes before it's too late!
Every year as fall grows nearer, we like to boil the best from around the island into the culmination known as "Best Bites" - a list of our favorite food from Madaket to 'Sconset. So get your pen, belly up, and bring your appetites, because here are the Best Bites of 2018.
Nantucket Fine Dining
There's a fine dining restaurant on every street in downtown Nantucket, making the island a destination for people who love food. There are restaurants on the beach where sunsets get a round of applause; restaurants where every course is a sensory experience; and restaurants who have earned international accolades. A few of the island's fine dining restaurants are open year-round, offering culinary treats during the deep winter months, but most open for Nantucket Daffodil Festival Weekend and close between Columbus Day and Christmas Stroll.
Modern chic meets casual comfort in the heart of historic Nantucket. Lunch, dinner, and cocktails, featuring an ever-changing menu. Read a Review >
Famous Nantucket Quahog Chowder, delicious Lobster Bisque, Bouillabaisse, Day Boat Cod, Center Cut Filet Mignon Rossini, along with pastas and breads made daily at "The Grille" are just a few of the many SeaGrille favorites. Serving Lunch, Dinner, and Bar Menu, reservations: 508-325-5700
Brant Point Grill, affectionately nicknamed BPG, is considered Nantucket's premier steak and seafood restaurant. Dine overlooking the harbor in our dining room or alfresco on the deck. Recipient of Wine Spectator's "Best of" Award of Excellence. Read a Review >
One of the highest-ranking Zagat rated restaurants on the East Coast...here you may dine with people of interest, Robert De Niro, Steven Tyler, Catherine Zeta-Jones, & President Clinton have enjoyed the coastal cuisine of our chef.
Breeze Restaurant at The Nantucket Hotel offers contemporary coastal and International cuisine in a family friendly, casual setting. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, Sunday Brunch, and summer clambakes on our glass-enclosed Indoor/Outdoor Terrace by the glowing fire pits. Read a Review >
Global Cuisine, Glorious Libations. Chef Peter Jannelle changes his menu seasonally, using fresh, local ingredients. The extensive wine list includes "top guns" as well as unique little gems. Open year-round on Nantucket. Read a Review >
With the most stunning location on the island, TOPPER'S overlooks Nantucket Bay with seating inside or alfresco. This relaxed but sophisticated restaurant received the coveted AAA Five Diamond Award and Wine Spectator's Grand Award for 23 consecutive seasons. Read a Review >
Fine dining on Nantucket with tables for large parties and cozy, intimate alcoves. Chef Mark Gottwald's inspired cuisine is freshly prepared and served by welcoming and attentive staff. Read a Review >
Take a romantic trip out to the Sconset Cafe and experience a fresh, honest and dynamic menu unlike any other.