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Fifty-Six Union

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56 Union Street, Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA
508-228-6135
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 50
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great meal, great experience

My family of four enjoyed a delicious seafood dinner at Fifty-Six Union after a rigorous day of biking on Nantucket, this past weekend . The scallops were cooked to perfection. We were seated promptly and well taken care of by the wait staff.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
MannyParz
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Guilford, Connecticut
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Guilford, Connecticut
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

My family of four enjoyed a delicious seafood dinner at Fifty-Six Union after a rigorous day of biking on Nantucket, this past weekend . The scallops were cooked to perfection. We were seated promptly and well taken care of by the wait staff.

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Katonah, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Nantucket, for its size, boasts most impressive eateries. From breakfast on, one would guess nobody eats at home. In season, everyplace is hopping. How do you figure out among the myriad four star options? Since 1990, we have tried to figure out our "go to" restaurants. Some change hands as successful owners can readily sell. Some fade as owners retire.... More 

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Ardmore, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Have been to 56 Union many times and have always had a great experience. Great family run fine dining experience. Restaurant is open all year long and cares very much about the local community

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Manchester UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Devine, stunning, tasty. Even our teenager said so. Its a lovely restaurant, real nice interior, lot bigger than it looks. Service is impeccable, and the food matches it. Just order and enjoy, its simply devine. If your visiting Nantucket, you must give this place a go.

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Massachusetts
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We've dined at Fifty-Six Union many times over the past six years, it's always a hit and I love that they welcome even the youngest patrons. We typically eat on the back patio with our children in the summer, but don't miss the cozy interior at this year-round restaurant. On our most recent visit we ordered the chowder, clams casino,... More 

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vero beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We just had a wonderful dinner. Imaginative menu...everything first rate. We had the seared Tuna and Vegetarian Ravioli and they were both delicious. Very friendly service. Good size portions and fairly priced. Good selection of reasonably priced wine by the glass. Strongly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We went twice during our one-week anniversary, including the night of our anniversary! They treated us like family. Super friendly, super nice. The waitress even comped me a glass of wine which pretty much won me over (and made me want to return). And then there was the food--yum! Tried the curried mussels, the fluke, the salmon, and the fried... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We sat in the back room away from the louder crowd near the bar. Servers were friendly and attentive. The fish and seafood dishes were outstanding.

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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

56 Union is one of the few restaurants on Nantucket that is open in February. But if that wasn't enough to make me like it, their three courses for $20 is great value. As with most fixed menus one has a feeling that the chef is cooking the food he/she likes and it shows. We had a very good meal.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We had a private party with a fixed menu, but the food was great and the service was delightful. Loved the back room. The bar is a lot of fun.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 56 Union Street, Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: 508-228-6135

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 30
  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?