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7 Places to Dine DAFFY Weekend on Nantucket

Dining on Nantucket 

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It’s been said that Nantucket is home to some of the best restaurants in the world!  If your planning a destination trip to Nantucket for Daffodil Weekend April 29th – May 1st, Nantucket Visitor Services tells us that 36 restaurants will be open including take out restaurants and those with limited seating. Here’s our picks for the 7 places to Dine DAFFY Weekend.

1.  Breeze Bar & Cafe at Nantucket Hotel + Resort

Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch are served for Daffy Weekend.  Start with cocktails at the bar or a cozy spot.  A continental Breakfast is served daily from 7:30-10am and Sunday Brunch is from 11-2. Lunch is served Friday + Saturday from 11:30-2. Dinner is served Thursday – Sunday from 5:30-9 and you’ll find the best in Seafood and contemporary dishes.

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For More information on Nantucket Hotel  + Resort Dining Experiences click here 

2.  Lola 41

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This is  Nantucket’s  Sushi + Bistro Restaurant.  Nantucket Magazine calls it “The Hottest Spot In Town” and The Boston Globe says “Best Burger on The Planet”.   Known for signature cocktails and  their unique Bistro Menu.  4 Cheese Macaroni + Cheese, Gnocchi Bolognese, Chicken + Rice Meatballs, Shrimp Lo Mein and Roasted NY Strip are just some of the items on their  Bistro menu that caught our eye.

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From Sushi Starters to Specialty + Classic Rolls to their Asian Inspired Tuna Burger! This is the place that will become a quick favorite! 

Lola 41 is open for Lunch + Dinner + Cocktails. Reservations are accepted.

To Find out More  About Lola 41  View Menus + Make Your Reservations Click Here

3. Dune 

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 Modern chic meets casual comfort in the heart of historic Nantucket. Dune features three dining rooms with a blend of sophisticated elegance and soothing comfort.  An exotic quartzite bar and charming patio are a great place to relax and feel the island charm.

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Dune is open for cocktails,  lunch and dinner and has a great dessert menu. Their menu showcases innovative selections of the finest seasonal local produce, fish and meats from regional farms and select purveyors. 

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Apple Bacon + Gruyere Fritters, Roasted Red + Gold Beets with Whipped Goat Cheese Beet Vinaigrette + Pistachio Aged Balsamic. Got Your attention with that, right? What about Crispy Leg of Duck Confit. That’s just a sampling folks.

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Grilled Atlantic Swordfish, Agave + Lime Glazed Pork Shoulder and Grilled Angus Sirloin Steak fries.

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Dune Features an Extensive Wine List and their desserts are heaven!

To Find Out More about Dune + View the Menu or Make Reservations Click Here

4. Town  Restaurant + Tree Bar

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A Global Cuisine wonderland with uplifting versions of flavorful international dishes from around the globe. Town Nantucket  is  an Asian inspired restaurant open for  Lunch + Dinner Monday thru Saturday from 5:30pm.  The decor inside is South East Asian, candlelit + chic. They have a wonderful lobster roll, fresh fish tacos and a hearty short rib panini for lunch.

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You’ll find delicious appetizers from tacos to sushi and small plates + big delicious cocktails. Dishes are seasonally driven with stylish flair. Try the mussels in coconut broth with lemongrass and chili flakes. For an Entree try the Pan Seared Scallops,  Seafood Fra-Diavolo,  Pan Seared Salmon or Pan Roasted Chicken.

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Brunch is  also reserved and we can vouch for  the great Bloody Mary’s and Lobster Eggs Benedict at the Tree Bar. Other  items include Buckwheat Pancakes. Turkey + Sage Hash and a dozen other choices. 

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To Find out more information about Town + The Tree Bar or to make Reservations Click Here 

5. Pi Pizzeria

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 Wood Fired Thin Crust Pizza + Classic Italian Restaurant. We got your attention didn’t we? We’ve heard that Pi Pizzeria is one of the best places to go on Nantucket for pizza as well as other dishes.  They make authentic wood-fired Neapolitan pizza and are open for lunch + dinner. 

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The bar at Pi Pizzeria is a lively place to sit and order specialty drinks + beer. They also offer a superb wine list.  For Lunch or Dinner try an antipasto or hot or cold sub. You will find your favorite Italian entree’s like Meatballs + Pasta, Lasagna + Chicken Parmesan.  New York Strip Steak is also offered. 

0679-Pi-Pizza--061 Top it all off with a fantastic desert like Chocolate  Espresso Cake, a Cannoli, Carrot Cake, Tiramisu and Gelato.

For More Information on  Pi Pizzeria or Reservations Click Here  

6. Sea Grille 

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 The Sea Grill is the mid island restaurant for seafood and regional cuisine in a fine dining environment. They offer an eclectic menu  of inventive seafood + meat dishes. This is the place the locals like to eat at. They are open for cocktails,  lunch and dinner.  The Raw Bar is a favorite offering Nantucket Oysters, Little Necks, Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail and Seafood Towers. Have I got your attention yet?

Lobster Rolls, Scallops Wrapped in Bacon, Fried Oysters, Home-made Soups and Fresh Salads are all just for starters at this island favorite.  This is a Surf + Turf destination stop! From Filet Mignon  to Oven Roasted Chicken and of Course Lobster!

Did We mention the Lobster Wantons with salsa? When pursing the menu head straight to the  Free Form Ravioli! Lobster, Shrimp, Scallops, Ricotti, Mushrooms, Roasted  Tomatoes, Garlic, Hand-Made  Pasta + Crispy Kale. This alone should make you want to hop the next boat to Nantucket. And then of course there is  Nantucket Bouillabaisse, Lobsters, Parmesan Crusted Swordfish. Oh,  Wouldn’t you love to be sitting at a table full of friends and family with great dishes like this and a bottle of wine and or your favorite cocktails.

Oh Yes, Sea Grill, We can’t wait!

To Find Out More Information + View The Sea Grill Menu or Make Reservations Click Here

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7.  Brant Point Grill

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The Brant Point Grill is the restaurant at The White Elephant. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. This is harbor side dinning at it’s best. This luxury resort offers the finest in amenities. A full Breakfast is served daily with your choice from fresh fruit salad to New England Lobster Eggs Benedict and everything in between.  For Lunch have a hearty bowl of  New England Clam Chowder Soup, Nantucket  Crab Cakes, Oysters, Shrimp Cocktail, Salads, Sandwiches and entrees like Fish Tacos, Ipswich Fried Clams or their signature Mac + Cheese to name a few dishes.

Brant Point Grill Lobster Bloody MaryEnjoy Supreme Signature Cocktails indoors or out with amazing harbor views both day and nite. BPG  offers  a dozen unique signature cocktails like the Nantucket Mule, Siasconset Sunrise + local Micro Brews from nearby Cisco Brewers.

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Clearly, Dining at BPG at the White Elephant is an experience any Foodie will remember! From the Seafood Tower to  Roasted Veal Sweet Breads for Starters. Lobsters, Fish + Steak are what BPG is known for. From Prime Aged Rib Eye to 2 Pound Lobsters, Butter Poached Halibut  and many other entrees. BPG is a classic Nantucket Dining Destination.

For More Information  on Brant Point Grill at The White Elehant + to View the Menu or Make Reservations  Click Here

 

Thank you to each restaurant for supplying photos and we look forward to seeing you

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 Daffodil Weekend April 29th – May 1st