19 Aug 2021

LRE’s Picks – On The Water Dining

When you’re out on the island, on the water dining is a must do. You can’t beat the views at any of these on-the-water options at this list. Check out LRE’s favorites for when you’re looking for a view with your dinner:

Brant Point Grill

50 Easton Street | Website

Located inside the White Elephant’s Harborside Hotel, the Brant Point Grill offers some of the finest dining on the island. The view from the patio is unparalleled as you’re facing the harbor and watching boats come and go. The New England inspired menu features steak and seafood and complements the spectACKular view.


1 Straight Wharf | Website

Cru is Nantucket’s go-to oyster bar. Located in the iconic location at the end of Straight Wharf, the views are unbeatable. The casually elegant venue offers nothing to be desired for lunch and dinner. Sit back and relax with their famous Crucomber cocktail and a plate of local oysters. Check out their menu at the link above and make sure to make a reservation for while you’re on island!

Galley Beach

54 Jefferson Avenue | Website

Galley is the restaurant at Cliffside Beach Club. The restaurant features a refined new American menu and craft cocktails straight from the beach! Have your toes in the sand at the beach bar and lounge while enjoying some of the best food this island has to offer. Check out their menu at their website above and be sure to make a reservation.

Straight Wharf Restaurant

6 Harbor Square | Website

If you’re looking for a classic on the water dining experience, the deck at Straight Wharf Restaurant is your answer. Straight Wharf Restaurant offers farm and sea to table dishes highlighting the best goods the island and its surrounding waters has to offer. The deck overlooks where the Hy-Line comes in with views all the way across the harbor to Pocomo. Straight Wharf Restaurant is one of the best all around dining experiences on the island and you don’t want to miss out! Check out their menu at the website above and remember to book your reservations in advance!


120 Wauwinet Road | Website

Topper’s is located on the eastern end of the island at The Wauwinet Inn. Topper’s is one of the nations most acclaimed restaurants and offers sweeping views from the lawn across the head of the harbor towards downtown Nantucket. Offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner Toppers is a one of its kind experience you don’t want to miss. If you want to pull out all the stops, take the boat to your reservation. Departing from the White Elephant dock, the Wauwinet Lady will transport you across the harbor to your reservation and back. Check out their website for details.

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