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Fog Island Cafe

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American, Contemporary
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7 S Water St, Nantucket, MA 02554
+1 508-228-1818
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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    Very good
  • 18
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  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food ... Even Better Service

Love love love this place! We enjoy breakfast here every day we are on ACK and it's always outstanding. The staff is awesome, especially if you sit at the bar. So interactive and genuine and really know their stuff! GREAT PLACE!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Mjp128
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Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Families with children
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English first
Detroit, MI
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Four of us stopped at Fog Island Cafe fresh off the boat from Hyannis to grab lunch before a day of touring Nantucket. The July day was warm and the fact FIC is not air-conditioned hit us as soon as we stepped in the door. It was warmer inside than outside. The hostess sat us at a booth that had... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Love love love this place! We enjoy breakfast here every day we are on ACK and it's always outstanding. The staff is awesome, especially if you sit at the bar. So interactive and genuine and really know their stuff! GREAT PLACE!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We have not been to Nantucket for 10 years but used to come annually. The FIC was an every morning hot spot. When we brought our now grown children back Fog Island was the first place they wanted to go. Large portions, great tastes - can't wait to come back.

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New York City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Much prefer the ambiance and the waitstaff at the DowneyFlake. There is nothing gluten free on menu - wondered if they cook toast my bread to go with my eggs. Waitress said sure but then sheepishly returned to say that chef said no it "violated health code." Actually it does NOT. Look it up. For those who are not GF... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Fantastic breakfast here. Triple double I think with eggs, bacon, chorizo and Blueberry pancakes were great and my wife had the fish cake bene that she said was amazing and "the best breakfast ever". Only thing better than the food was the wonderful service and personality of our waitress. Thank you Fog Island Cafe. We will be back, and this... More 

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New York City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Went here for breakfast every day of my stay. Got there early every day as I am sure lines start to form. Low key informal atmosphere with an attentive wait staff.

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Balitmore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We had lunch here one day. The lunch menu has a lot of good choices, and we enjoyed the food. I got a shrimp wrap which came with black beans, and rice. We also had breakfast here another day. The waitress had to work with the kitchen to get my dish made without any dairy involved, but the resulting eggs... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The food is average, the portions small and the prices steep. It was quick which was important to make the 9:30 ferry but really expensive.

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Miami
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

You can expect all your favorite diner staples on the menu here (and some items with a twist) and expect to be a satisfied customer. I relied on a basic two egg breakfast but also dabbled with the creative section of eggs benedict (the Cali Bene is a favorite) and appreciated the yummy grub with a side of tasty black... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Friendly people, great service, amazing breakfast! You don't even mind waiting in line. THE best breakfast in Nantucket, by a landslide! And the happiest owners and staff are an amazing bonus!

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Additional Information about Fog Island Cafe

Address: 7 S Water St, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number: +1 508-228-1818
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 S Water St, Nantucket, MA 02554
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-1818

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?