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Dune

20 Broad St, (Cioppino's), Nantucket, MA 02554
(508) 228-5550
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Ranked #19 of 118 Restaurants in Nantucket
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $50
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between Federal and Centre
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English first
Augusta, Maine, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We heard of Dune from some friends who spend time in Nantucket every year, so we had it on our list of places to try. On the ferry ride over a local also recommended that we try Dune. We had 7:30 reservations, and were seated promptly. I suggest reservations though, for we were there on a Monday in September and... More

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Good meal,good service, but very expensive - much more so than anticipated. Many sites say this is a $$$ restaurant. It is not. It is easily $$$$. Plan on $100 per person for dinner.

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Boston, MA
Top Contributor
250 reviews 250 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Food is always great! Had excellent swordfish, served with yummy roasted vegetables. Very nice pairing of flavors between the sauces, fish, and veggies. The creme brûlée cheesecake we had for dessert was one of the best desserts I've ever had. Goat cheese cheesecake, light & creamy, topped with a crunchy brûlée topping and served with homemade Nutella ice cream. We... More

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Thetford, Vermont
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Loved the fish taco's, pretty presentation and super tasty. My husband had the lobster roll, fantastic! Friendly service. Would like to go back for dinner.

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Suwanee, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Our evening started with a waiter with an attitude. The service was terrible. We ordered oysters, which are usually great in Nantucket, but these were not. We sent them back. I ordered the Tuna. It was over done. To top all this off, when we got the check I nearly choked. The rest of our trip was wonderful. Never, Never... More

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ackt1, Owner at Dune, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, I the chef and owner of dune am so so very sorry for the way you were treated at your recent visit to dune. We receive our oysters and tuna daily from one of the finest fish purveyors on Nantucket and we treat all of our fish with great care to insure that their quality is the... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

We arrived and were seated at 9:20 pm only to be told the kitchen closes in 10 minutes. Our first mistake was not to leave then. We stayed and ordered appetizers and then dinner items-the waiter was obviously wanting to leave so I asked what time he would depart that evening...he replied 11:30. So we figured we had plenty of... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We ended up eating two lunches and a dinner at Dune. The service was consistently excellent and the food ranged from very good to pretty remarkable. My two personal highlights were the duck and the honey lavender ice-cream.

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Princeton, NJ
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51 reviews 51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We have been going to Dune every year since it opened and this was the first year that we were a bit disappointed. The atmosphere and service are still excellent, but the food was not quite up to the level of prior years. Our main complaint is that the fish was slightly overcooked....a pet peeve of mine.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had dinner 3 nights in Nantucket during a recent vacation and had expected this to be Our Big Night Out! We had seen the reviews and expected to be wowed but instead were underwhelmed. Service was good but food was just average. Nothing special here except the prices!

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Hartsdale, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Went to Dune knowing it would be a good meal, but I was pleasantly surprised as it was better than I remembered. At the waitor's suggestion, ordered the Pork Chop entre that was the best I've ever eatenm so well seasoned and balanced with smokiness from Chorizo, and flavored with clams, tomatoes and other vegetables - this was truly specacular.... More

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