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Galley Beach

54 Jefferson Ave, Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA 02554-2272
+1 508-228-9641
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
54 Jefferson Ave, Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA 02554-2272
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Went to Galley Beach on Restaurant! The food was totally delightful from the appetizer to the dessert! I look forward to going back there for the food and also for the scenery of being at the beach!

Thank ccarey612
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I had the fish special and it was out of the world good! The service was great and the views are the best in Nantucket. I highly recommend making your reservation 30 days in advance especially in the summer!

Thank Janie O
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It's been a while since I've been at Galley Beach and I've been meaning to get over there-- lots of changes, all good. Great outdoor lounging area on the beach, with several seating groups arranged around a fire-- one of the best places on ACK...More

Thank CarTRVLR
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Expensive but then everything on Nantucket is. Food was good but service was only average. I had to ask to get my water refilled. Go early early enough for cocktails to catch the sunset on the beach!

1  Thank NhWishfultraveler
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful location to sit at the bar and watch the sunset. And of course to people watch. Who knew that so many people could be so overly impressed with themselves!! Again, go to enjoy a cocktail and the sunset. Then go into town for...More

2  Thank wmcguinness91
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The service and food were outstanding. The atmosphere on the enclosed patio where you can enjoy a sunset makes this restaurant a must visit while on Nantucket. Our service was perfect with each of the courses delivered with impeccable timing. Our waiter, Luis, was wonderful...More

Thank BeachMtnDesert
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting and the beautiful upper crust folks in their finest Nantucket Reds were all there. That was fun. Now down the hill we roll. The seating was in the direct sunlight and the breeze was blocked. The blinding sun in my face and sweat...More

1  Thank Jim T
Reviewed 11 August 2017

More often than not restaurants with an amazing view, rest on their laurels and don't knock it out of the park when it comes to the food. The fact that this restaurant has the BEST view of any restaurant on Nantucket AND has fabulous food...More

Thank sullymom4
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Galley is known for its" s beach ambience and a specialty place to go to for a cocktail prior to a concert or event, and a life celebration, such as my birthday. You can not get a nicer view! I was looking forward all...More

Thank Meg W
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Ever popular and always chic the galley never fails to impress. The sunset alone is star worthy and the crowd always fabulous. This past evening I dined on the oyster and a mushroom pasta that took my breath away. Keep going to this ACK-toin packed...More

Thank Brookeastoratl
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Yes, there's an entrance from the parking lot, off the road.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Jefferson Ave, Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA 02554-2272
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-9641
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