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Straight Wharf

6 Harbor Sq, Nantucket, MA 02554-6107
+1 508-228-4499
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6 Harbor Sq, Nantucket, MA 02554-6107
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We’ve been coming to Straight Wharf every year for 30ish of their 42 years. Last year, my review raved about how good things still were after all these years- and they are- basically. The food is up there with the best of Nantucket. The SWR...More

Thank Tommybny
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service were terrific, but the air inside, even with doors open and fans blowing was uncomfortable. It cooled off later and was fine. The food and wine were GREAT!

Thank Houdoni
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure and secure reservations. Also do not drive to the restaurant. It is impossible to find parking..because it is located on the main tourist wharf. It is a bit noisy so I also would suggest sitting outside. Service was good. Ambience is rather like...More

Thank b4yougo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family enjoyed a wonderful evening at Straight Wharf our first night in Nantucket. We had reservations and still had to wait about 20 minutes. We enjoyed a drink from the bar and before we knew it our table was ready. Definitely worth the wait!...More

Thank Kathryn F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a vacation house on the island since 1992 and many restaurants have come and gone. Some restaurants are still here, but changed a lot. I'm a foodie and I have dined many top restaurants all over the world. And, Straight Wharf has been...More

Thank YWScott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations one month in advance due to the popularity of this restaurant and the size of our group (seven). At the very last minute, we had to cancel due to an emergency with one of our friends back home; the next day, after...More

1  Thank Cindyloumurph
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Straight Wharf to have dinner in the dining room only to learn they were having a private function and dining room was closed. While disappointed we have the bar a try - and it didn’t disappoint- Brennan the bartender was on point...More

Thank pamlath
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Bar-restaurant where people talk to each other in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere. Nice dishes and combination. 5 points for the quality of the wine list (easy drinking organic wines at $10 as well full body wines from CA). Zormista deserves a special mention for...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We had ended our day of visiting Nantucket’s many wonderful sites and had a bit of time before our 7:05 PM departure via ferry for Hyannis. The restaurant didn’t open until 5:30 so we put our names in and waited. We got in and ordered...More

3  Thank RJK_Chicago
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

I had a fun night with my family here. Great restaurant and fabulous view of Nantucket harbor. Has great outdoor seating.

Thank Sam H
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Response from Larry D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it took so long to answer... but I don't know. Best to call and ask
20 August 2016|
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Response from Cecelle62 | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Dressier than most restaurants on the island, as there were a few men in jackets, but not required. There were ladies in cute sundresses and men in golf shirts.../
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Harbor Sq, Nantucket, MA 02554-6107
    (End of Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-4499
  • E-mail
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