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Straight Wharf

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6 Harbor Square, Nantucket, MA (End of Main Street)
+1 508-228-4499
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 14:00
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San Francisco
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those places where you can tell there is so much knowledge and love of food and wine when you walk in the door and look at the menu. Everything is made from scratch and all the veggies come from the local gardens.

Thank C H
Edgartown, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My absolute favorite restaurant to dine, or just hang at the bar with a small plate. I love being in the front room overlooking Nantucket harbor

Thank 145Esprit
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We walked to the wharf for dinner with a reservation. Be prepared to reaffirm res. the day before visit. Golden local oysters fabulous as well as complimentary bluefish pate.The clambake dinner even with some lobster did not quite live up to expectation. Service was accomplished by waiters dressed in grey who were both polite and expert. View of the wharf... More 

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Lincoln, California
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89 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking for seafood and liked the outdoor seating. Great service an reasonable priced for tourist location. Table of family with several children waitress got them items to keep quite an fun for parents.

Thank morestips
South Florida
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We were fortunate to get a table on a Friday night in September. Three of us had a bit of a wait despite our reservation and the bar was closed to a private party so we started off a little rough. Once we were seated our entire outlook changed. The wait staff was a bit overwhelmed, seeming to be fewer... More 

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Perth Amboy, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were fortunate enough to eat dinner in both the casual and the fine dining restaurants; both get rave reviews for our excellent fish dinners! The oyster appetizers were the best, as well as the swordfish! We will be back on our next visit.

Thank Barbara W
Loganville, Georgia
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115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch. Great location. Food is very good. Although they were quite busy, we received excellent service.

Thank Fred R
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived to find that the menu was special for Restaurant Week - 3 courses for a prix fixe. Harpooned swordfish on a bed of raisins, carrots, onions, pine nuts and radicchio was outstanding, as were the dayboat scallops. The pear and celery salad was very generous and delicious. The only disappointment was the chèvre cheesecake which was a bit bland,... More 

Thank NamibianTraveler10
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66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

When reading the menu I wasn't blown away as it sells it self short for what is delivered. The food is excellent but the clam bake which is more a lobster bake is awesome. Service was brilliant, however wine list is pricey and overall a little expensive but by far best restaurant in Nantucket.

Thank SW44London
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

While visiting Cape Cod for a week, my wife and I drove to Hyannis to explore the sights in this lovely harbor community. We saw signs for a high-speed ferry ride to Nantucket and on a whim decided to go. We just did make it onboard as the ferry was ready to leave. It was a grey day with low... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 50
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Harbor Square, Nantucket, MA
    (End of Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-4499

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?