Nantucket Restaurants

Nantucket Restaurants

Cisco Brewers

Brewery, Distillery

This Nantucket microbrewery, winery and distillery is open year-round for craft brews, whiskey, rum, wine, public tours and live music. Sip your favorite suds by the glass, flight or case. Grab a bite at the rotating food truck options, find souvenirs in the brewery gift shop and when you’re finally done mixing and mingling, hop on the free shuttle for a ride back to town. Family and dog friendly.

Faregrounds & Pudley's Pub


This year-round bar and restaurant boasts 15+ HD TV’s, indoor and outdoor seating, daily specials and a different all-you-can-eat options every night of the week. Lunch and dinner menus showcase pub-style grub, pizza, American classics like “Grandma’s Turkey Dinner”, seafood and a salad bar. This island staple since 1997 is named after the owner’s late potbelly pig, a four-legged island celebrity.

Kitty Murtagh’s

Irish, American

Nantucket’s own authentic Irish pub offers two floors of comfortable family dining and drinks. This favorite island watering hole is open year round for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch, with hearty Irish and American options, including traditional favorites such as bangers and mash, as well as meat and seafood pies. Regulars enjoy free happy hour wings, $5 burger night, televised rugby, live music and pool tables in the friendly brick-and-wood pub atmosphere. Reservations accepted for downstairs dining room only.

Old South Diner

Fast Food American Favorites

It may have the name of a greasy spoon but this island diner is known for family recipes, organic ingredients and locally-sourced produce from environmentally responsible farms. Extensive lunch and dinner menus offer a wide variety of pub-style appetizers, salads, subs, sandwiches and pizza made from recipes passed through the generations. Classic diner-style breakfast is also served until 11 a.m.

Rose & Crown

Eclectic Pub Fare Cuisine

This local pub has served the island for more than 40 years as Nantucket’s only downtown nightclub with year-round entertainment. The Rose & Crown offers nightly live music, karaoke all weekend long and a weekly DJ. Lunch and dinner pub fare are served daily, featuring fun, specialty burgers, sandwiches and local seafood for the whole family.

Surfside Beach Shack

Burger Shack on the Beach

What began as a beachside burger joint is now a seasonal seaside shack boasting a fun, healthy grill menu of burgers, dogs, simple sandwiches, fresh salads with housemade dressing, fresh squeezed ‘ades and Nantucket Tilbury + Skiff Ice Cream. Eat at outdoor picnic tables with a view of the ocean or take it all right back to the beach with you.

The Muse

Pizza, wings, and a bar

A neighborhood pizza shop by day and an event venue by night, The Muse is popular for creative pies, cold beer by the can, pool tables, free internet, live music, DJs, Air Band competitions, and televised sports games. Don’t feel like pizza? Their menu has a wide variety of pub-style food including sandwiches, burgers, dogs and even Mexican fare. Grab a drink or a bite year-round, from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.