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Centre Street Bistro

29 Centre St, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Ranked #4 of 122 Restaurants in Nantucket
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $24
Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wed - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Eclectic
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Gets overlooked as one of the best Nantucket restaurants. Mouthwatering food. I will order anything on their menu and be confident I will Iike it. Small inside space, limited seating. Outside seating weather permitting. I frequent for breakfast and lunch (you can also order to go and avoid the crowded dining area of its a busy day).

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West Yarmouth
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This is a very small Bistro on Nantucket island. it has a very limited seating. The food is excellent and the prices are very reasonable. They do not serve liquor but you are welcome to bring Beer Or wine and they will gracefully provide the set up. outdoor seating available in season

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Food was good, and although the place is quite tiny, it was a nice atmosphere. I didn't think it was our absolute best food in Nantucket but it was something different. I appreciated that they were able to do the duck special as a half order so I could try some more appetizers. Would return.

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Holden, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I need to preface this by sharing that I have never provided any online reviews or feedback, but in this case the Centre Street Bistro exceeded any reasonable expectation. My wife and I had made a reservation for four. We were disappointed when informed that there had been some confusion and they would not be able to immediately seat us.... More 

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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This place is small but worth the wait. We had a red curry coconut chicken roll with rice and julienne vegetables. It was large and simply delicious. The prices were reasonable. We also had a homemade soup which was tasty. This was our favourite restaurant in Nantucket. Highly recommend.

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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180 reviews 180 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The restaurant itself is located at the back of a building with other small shops. It's VERY small inside and the tables are crammed together. The decor isn't really much to look at. In some cases small equals charming, but I didn't feel that here, I just felt smushed. We went for lunch. I ordered tomato soup, and it was... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Potatoe Leek soup? Thick and heavy...not what I consider fine at all. Lobster risotto, interesting, appealing but not fine cuisine. Crispy chicken...'mediocre at best', dry. Certainly not a top 10 in this bountyland of excellent restaurants. Funky, eclectic, hot on a cool night....

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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144 reviews 144 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This place is busy with take aways and tasty burrito and soups. Staff are working hard to service clear tables and take orders. Food very tasty good portions and reasonable price

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Lindenhurst, New York
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94 reviews 94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Really surprising. Doesn't look like much from the outside, but as they say... Don't judge a book by its cover! Atmosphere is very small & intimate, and the meal was 100% enjoyable. My wife & I highly recommend this establishment. Please try it & enjoy!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Best meal I've had in a long time; sliced duck breast in delicious sauce with rice and veggies; yummy home-made bread. Small room, only about 8 tables, made for a casual atmosphere. Prices reasonable for quality of meal.

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Additional Information about Centre Street Bistro

Address: 29 Centre St, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number: 508-228-8470
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 24
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Eclectic

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