We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 120 Nantucket Restaurants

Dune

20 Broad St, (Cioppino's), Nantucket, MA 02554
(508) 228-5550
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Reserve with OpenTable
Ranked #24 of 120 Restaurants in Nantucket
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $50
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Seafood
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between Federal and Centre
Write a Review

229 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    114
    73
    25
    10
    7
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Toronto, Ontario
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We ate two meals at Dune this summer and loved both of them. On the first occasion we were seated upstairs and the evening was near perfect. The food was uniformly delicious: a spectacular risotto, delicious duck confit, great fish. Service was warm and there is a good wine selection. We were so impressed we went back a second time... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The culinary low of our recent trip to Nantucket -- the food at Dune was cold. Head to American Tasting or Pearl instead.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ontario's Near North, Canada
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We sat outside for lunch on a beautiful September day. Service was friendly. My wife enjoyed her lobster roll. I had the yellow-fin tuna. Like most good restaurants with tuna on the menu, they insisted on serving it rare-- which I like. There are so many tourist traps on the island serving average food at high prices. Dune had much... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
South Salem, New York, United States
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Headed to the Island for a long weekend, did some sleuthing on Trip Advisor and decided on Dune for our Friday night restaurant. While the food itself was delicious (mostly) there were several things that were not right. First of all - walked in. There were two young ladies at the hostess stand - one clearly dressed for the evening... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Augusta, Maine, United States
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Boston, MA
Top Contributor
252 reviews 252 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Thetford, Vermont
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Suwanee, Georgia
Contributor
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
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
Senior Reviewer
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

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Dune also viewed

 
Nantucket, MA
Nantucket, MA
 

Been to Dune? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Dune

Address: 20 Broad St, (Cioppino's), Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number: (508) 228-5550
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: American, Seafood

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing