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Wauwinet

Northeastern end of island, Nantucket, MA
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Ranked #14 of 49 Attractions in Nantucket
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Aug 16, 2014
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Glasgow
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We stayed here for nearly a week and it was simply wonderful. Staff were friendly and happy to help with any request. Coffee and freshly baked pastries are provided free from 7 and we took back to our deck to start the day. Cheese and port at 4 is a nice touch. The views from the front lawn are fabulous... More

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Cranston, Rhode Island, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

wonderful ambience,exceptional service. Loved the chairs and cocktail table in the sand...the view was spectacular. LOVED THIS PLACE! but did not eat there

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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had dinner on the patio on a cool rainy night. The heaters kept the patio at a very comfortable temperature but I would recommend the indoor dining room if celebrating an occasion. The food was presented nicely but the meals was not a knock out. We did order a very nice($$$$)bottle of red wine which was decanted and left... More

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The drink outside at the sunset is just unforgettable moment. The cuisine is sophisticated and the best dish is the lobster.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Visit the Wauwinet just to see the fall arrangements they have in the front of the building. If you are not staying there.. stop in for a drink , cozy bar and welcoming host Eric love to see people enjoy the property and the facilities.

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New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
14 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We biked out to Wauwinet from town and spent time on a beautiful morning reading on the beach. After that, we went to Millies which is a few hundred feet from the beach. Very nice bar, very casual (as beach bars tend to be). We had the best shrimp tacos we've ever had here, and for Nantucket it was very... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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183 reviews 183 reviews
66 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

I was a guest for a cocktail hour here at the hotel. The view is lovely on a nice day. The landscaping is attractive. The outdoor seating was relaxed. It is an upscale environment. The menu is so limited. Nothing on it for dinner interested me. There are basically NO appetizers to enjoy with your cocktails unless you start getting... More

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New York, NY
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Best location in Nantucket and totally charming. This year, there seemed to be an absence of management supervision and service was less good than in the past. Toppers restaurant has always disappointed us. A lovely terrace, amazing wine list, good service, but the complex food exceeds the kitchen's abilityto make it taste more than just satisfactory.

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NYC
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66 reviews 66 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This is expensive, but there is no better way to impress the heck out of someone than dinner at Topper's. You will be treated like royalty even though you're not. The last time we were there the lobster was even more amazing than before. Taken out of the shell and mysteriously improved and then reformed to make something fabulous even... More

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Fairfield Connecticut
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

This well-run intimate hotel cannot be topped from the bright-eyed welcome at the front desk, to the eagerness of the porters and just to virtually every member of the waitstaff you are transported to a magical world. And in that world is one of the most wonderful intimate bars I have ever seen anywhere. It's a well-kept secret. The Toppers... More

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