Your Guide To The Best Seafood Restaurants On Nantucket

The water surrounding the Nantucket island has a major influence on its culinary scene. When you dine out while you’re visiting Nantucket, you can indulge in some of the finest, mouthwatering seafood caught fresh from the Atlantic Ocean. Read on to learn about some of the best seafood restaurants on Nantucket.

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 Catch A Bite To Eat At These Seafood Restaurants On Nantucket

Breeze Restaurant

Location: 77 Easton Street, Nantucket, MA 02554

Only a 4-minute walk from Periwinkle Inn.

This fashionable seafood restaurant is located in the Nantucket Hotel. It features nautical accents, a cozy bar, and outdoor patio seating. Breeze Restaurant specializes in New England Coastal and International cuisine and offers brunch, lunch, and dinner.

Must-Try Dish: Herb-Crusted Scallops served with crisp pancetta, roasted butternut squash puree, and creamy white wine risotto.

Straight Wharf Restaurant

Location: 6 Harbor Square, Nantucket, MA 02554

Only a 7-minute walk from Periwinkle Inn.

Straight Wharf Restaurant takes pride in providing elevated seafood dishes paired with an extensive wine list in a rustic-chic dining room. If it’s not a rainy day, you can dine on their waterfront porch and breath in the fresh air, and admire the gorgeous ocean views. Their menu changes nightly and is influenced by the season. It’s always their mission to provide the freshest local ingredients.

Must-Try Dish: Spice-crusted Sustainable Catch with roasted Nantucket squash curry, sunchokes, cauliflower, Japanese eggplant, and toasted pumpkin seeds

Slip 14

Location: 14 Old South Wharf, Nantucket, MA 02554

Only an 8-minute walk from Periwinkle Inn.

Slip 14 is the must-visit spot for fish-focused fare paired with creative hand-crafted cocktails and picturesque water views. They offer indoor and outdoor dining and are open to serve you lunch and dinner.

Must-Try Dish: Grilled Sushi-Grade Tuna Sushi Rice Cake served with a tomato and grape salad with marinated artichokes


Location: 1 Straight Wharf, Nantucket, MA 02554

Only an 8-minute walk from Periwinkle Inn.

This stylish hot spot lets you eat fresh seafood right on the Nantucket harbor. Cru offers a delectable raw bar and specializes in perfectly shucked oysters. This casual yet elegant restaurant has a reputation for providing an unmatched culinary experience.

Must-Try Dish: Crispy Calamari with pickled sweet and hot peppers and harissa aioli

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