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Nantucket Pharmacy Lunch Counter

45 Main St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3542
+1 508-228-0180
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwich” (10 reviews)
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45 Main St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3542
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Small menu but such a fun place to sit or get take-out. I think tourists love it too because it's an old fashion lunch counter. Very popular spot for ice cream and malts.

Thank Happy T
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Don't leave Nantucket without having lunch at Pete's Soda Fountain at Nantucket Pharmacy, on Main Street. In addition to the heaping helping of nostalgia, the friendly international staff serves up some mighty fine American food favorites! Curried chicken salad, ham-n-pickle, or your choice of grilled...More

1  Thank NantucketFoodie
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We first came in here because the shop also has the full merchandise of a typical modern drug store (including Boston and New York newspapers) but in an old-time space, including the lunch counter with stools occupied by friendly locals. The food offerings were also...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

Old fashioned soda counter with the round swivel chairs and employees grilling up a tasty grilled cheese sandwich with thick cheddar and fresh white sourdough bread. They only take cash, so be prepared, but it was a great atmosphere and really good for just a...More

Thank Shelley K
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had dirty dogs, sandwiches and fountain sodas. They also have great gift/tourist items for reasonable prices.

1  Thank jonseyno1
Reviewed 8 August 2017

It's an old pharmacy with a lunch counter! If you want a coffee & a donut or a milkshake and a liverwurst sandwich, this is the place to go. Lunch is pretty simple - hot dogs, grilled cheese & ice cream cones. It's always packed....More

1  Thank piperwings
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Sitting at the counter was like experiencing what it must have been like years ago to go to the soda shoppe! We ordered root beer float and ice cream. Both were delicious! Definitely would go again when visiting Nantucket!

1  Thank stupidkitty
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Sitting on the stool at the Pharmacy counter for lunch is sheer delight! Don't know whether to watch the bustle behind the counter as Frappe's (milkshakes) are made with skill, or try to read all the hand-written menu items posted on the walls. My favorite:...More

Thank Shelley R
Reviewed 6 July 2017

A trip to the lunch counter at the Nantucket Pharmacy is a must for anyone visiting the Island. Step inside the way use to be - great shakes to cool off on a hot summers day!

Thank cabarnard042017
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Here you can buy lunch or souvenirs. I had a PB & J sandwich on white bread. I specifically wanted strawberry jelly and they were able to make that. They toasted the bread a little, which I wasn't crazy about, but it did make the...More

Thank QNPoohBear
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  • Address: 45 Main St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3542
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-0180
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