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Black-Eyed Susan's

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10 India St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3614
508-325-0308
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7:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 132
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
GREAT...but be ready to wait.

So, yes, this is a truly great place for food but the line to get in can be wicked long. If you've never been though, it's as important to visit as Magnolia's in Manhattan. Bucket list item. ;)

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Guido M
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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267 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

So, yes, this is a truly great place for food but the line to get in can be wicked long. If you've never been though, it's as important to visit as Magnolia's in Manhattan. Bucket list item. ;)

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nantucket
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

lines are always long to get in this restaurant, the food is pretty good but there are other places close by with better food and no lines.should have kept this place as a diner, just not a good set up for fine dinning. you always feels your eating in a crowded kitchen, with all the noise and heat

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Los Angeles
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

i have not experienced the breakfast here, which seems to be what this place is built for. BES has been around for awhile, but apparently the dinner thing is relatively new? anyway there are three seatings a night -- 6pm, 730pm, and 9pm. okay, and here's the other very crucial thing you need to know: NO CREDIT CARDS. yes, that... More 

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Berea, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This place offers tasty breakfasts and is worth the visit. Very small seating area inside so you will have to wait. We were able to sit outside where a couple of umbrella tables are located within a small alley way. We preferred this to sitting inside. Not a place for small children.

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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Eating at Black-Eyed Susan's is always a treat. The menu is creative and often a surprise. We have never been disappointed.

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Cape Cod
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Usually I don't even eat breakfast, but when I do I go to the Fog Island Cafe. Decided to mix it up a bit by going to Black Eyed Susan's. Had to wait outside for about 1/2 hr. Then we were seated at a small table right next to the door. I know it's a tiny place, but really -... More 

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Nantucket, Ma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

This is by far one of the best breakfast places that you can go to while on Nantucket Island. I love the French toast. It's a little wait to sit usually, but it's worth every minute.

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Buffalo, New York
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238 restaurant reviews
307 helpful votes 307 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Every time were in Nantucket we eat breakfast here when we can.The food quality is absolutely fantastic. The only downside, there's usually a wait, this is a very small place and during the summer it is hot hot hot. They don't know about air-conditioning. Even with the downside, we absolutely love this place.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The food here never disappoints. For breakfast there is usually a wait but it's well worth it. The Dutch style pancakes are delicious! And dinner is just as good. It's also byob so bring some champagne for mimosas or a bottle of wine for dinner.

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Mystic, Connecticut
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Best breakfast on the island. I got an omelet and the cheese grits-amazing. My husband had the Portuguese scramble and loved it. Cute place, locals eat here and cash/check only...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 India St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3614
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: 508-325-0308

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Vegetarian, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?