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Fog Island Cafe

7 S Water St, Nantucket, MA 02554
+1 508-228-1818
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“black beans” (36 reviews)
“home fries” (28 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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7 S Water St, Nantucket, MA 02554
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1 - 10 of 473 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

First time in Nantucket, found the Fog passing by looking for a lunch stop. The food was very good also the Ice Tea.

Thank OntheGoBrooklyn_NY
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a Fog Island fan. Here on Nantucket at breakfast/brunch during the summer, people in town are waiting in line at two popular spots: Black Eyed Susan's and Fog Island. Both have excellent food, plenty of choices, BYOB but Fog Island is superior for...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a day trip to Nantucket for the second year in a row, and for the second time, I had breakfast at the Fog Island Cafe. I initially discovered this place from TripAdvisor and Yelp reviews. It did not disappoint. In fact, when I...More

Thank Emily Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was lost, wandering around the central town square looking for breakfast when I happened upon Fog Island - it was 9 AM. The quaint setting fit the friendly service and I was seated promptly as it was a week-day. I ordered pancakes and eggs...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service and food at the Fog Island Cafe were both excellent. When traveling, I try to order something that the area is known for, but this time I went with the grilled chicken quesadilla. While this meal wasn't quintessential Nantucket, I still really enjoyed...More

Thank leatravels2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had done quite a lot of walking since leaving the fast ferry at 0915 so by 1230 we were looking for a good lunch spot near the waterfront. We were asked if we wanted breakfast or lunch when we walked in - lunch please!...More

Thank Neale1810
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Servers were very friendly and attentive. The restaurant was quaint and clean, and the menu was expansive. Breakfast was very good. We will return.

Thank GSmith2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were great to help us seat a big group of us as the cafe was pretty packed Service was pretty good and everyone enjoyed their breakfast, not the best on island but good value for money

Thank Adrianne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fog Island is a great place to stop for lunch. A quaint local cafe on Cambridge Street. Had the Turkey Ruben and it was tasty.

Thank G4flyfish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate breakfast three days out of four at the Fog Island Cafe. It is a busy restaurant, but the lines move quickly and once inside, we did not feel cramped or hurried. Mark the owner is friendly and enthusiastic as are his wait staff....More

Thank Matthew J
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Donald D
25 August 2017|
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Response from Wockypixie | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of
17 September 2016|
Response from Socksy2750 | Reviewed this property |
Actually they have great stuff without doing bread products. Check menu online.
31 May 2015|
Response from Maddie H | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Open year-round, including Stroll Weekend.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 S Water St, Nantucket, MA 02554
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-1818
  • E-mail
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