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Nantucket Ice Cream & "Juice Guys"

44 Straight Wharf, Nantucket, MA 02554-3537
508-332-4949
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Ranked #27 of 114 restaurants in Nantucket
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Dessert, Ice Cream, Hot Dogs
Description: A favorite of Locals and Visitors alike! Come get a taste of the summer at Nantucket Ice Cream (open mid-May to mid-October). As the original home of Nantucket Nectars, we offer the island's best smoothies, in addition to gourmet ice cream, homemade cookies, snacks, cold drinks, coffee, hot dogs and take away breakfast. We are the closest stop to the Hy-Line Ferry and literally located ON the harbor! Come grab a cone and walk the docks while looking at the some of the world's most beautiful yachts... We love our office and we know you will too!
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Description: A favorite of Locals and Visitors alike! Come get a taste of the summer at Nantucket Ice Cream (open mid-May to mid-October). As the original home of Nantucket Nectars, we offer the island's best smoothies, in addition to gourmet ice cream, homemade cookies, snacks, cold drinks, coffee, hot dogs and take away breakfast. We are the closest stop to the Hy-Line Ferry and literally located ON the harbor! Come grab a cone and walk the docks while looking at the some of the world's most beautiful yachts... We love our office and we know you will too!
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English first
Nantucket, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Only place on island where you can get a great smoothie! Perfect to cool off with one of those or one of their many ice cream flavors on a hot day, or while strolling through town at night or after dinner. Love getting a treat and walking down the docks. Great pick-me-up while getting on and off the island (located... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

No matter if you just stepped off of the ferry, or are shopping on the wharf after dinner, this is a super place to find great sweets and treats. The ice cream is an "old school" type, with lots of calories, and not your average "store bought" stuff! I suggest you forget your diet, and just enjoy. Heck, it is... More

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Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Always a treat, despite the long lines. I love the rich flavors and those hand rolled up cup/cone is just divine!

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NJ
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This is THE PLACE for ice cream in Nantucket. Creative flavors, creative names for the flavors, something new each day (try the delicious home baked waffle cones, but make sure you dont get a burned one!!). There are 2 doors, but 3 or 4 annoying lines when you get inside, and you never know which one will move faster, so... More

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NYC
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65 reviews 65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Even so it moves fast. There are two doors, either seems to be an entrance so choose one. There is no inside seating so it's grab and go. Send your two strongest clearest thinking people inside. Let them sort it out. Have a good idea what you want and be ready to blurt it out. Once you've made your haul... More

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

A definite must any time you are in Nantucket. The ice cream is delicious with always changing interesting flavors and the waffle cones are the best we have tried anywhere! Long slow moving lines are the only minor complaint. A fun place to return to year after year, ice cream cones eaten by the water on a hot day takes... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

"Blueberry Ice Cream" This is great ice cream in a classic blueberry flavor with the ambience of the wharf to go along with it

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Boulder, Colorado
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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Decent if not average smoothie! Honestly I was expecting a little more from the "original" Nantucket nectars spot. I heard the ice cream is good but I didn't try it. Average service from summering teens on a part time wage.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Nice way to cool down from a hot day walking the island! A bit on the high side in price. Plenty to chose from and the portions I received were big! Well worth the $$. Plus the view is nice if you just want to relax!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The ice cream was delicious! I got 3 scoops on a sugar cone for $5.75. Two scoops is a $1 less. It's not cheap, but it's cheaper than some of the other ice cream places on island which sell 2 scoops for $5 after waiting in huge lines! I have never waited in line here! My boyfriend got a coffee... More

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