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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, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 110
    Excellent
  • 93
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Superb Breakfast and Lunch!

We visited the Fog Island Cafe first for lunch and it was amazing. An amazing hamburger, perfectly cooked, interesting sides. One of us had black beans that were perfect, the other fries that were just right. Another day we went for breakfast. It was a Sunday so the line was long, and we ended up... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Lynn F
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Stratford, Connecticut
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  • Families with children
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Stratford, Connecticut
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We visited the Fog Island Cafe first for lunch and it was amazing. An amazing hamburger, perfectly cooked, interesting sides. One of us had black beans that were perfect, the other fries that were just right. Another day we went for breakfast. It was a Sunday so the line was long, and we ended up at the counter, but I... More 

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Larchmont, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I sat at the counter for lunch. Service was friendly, staff was young and cheerful. Chicken quesadilla w. guac and black beans on the side hit the spot after my bike tour. The portion size was large, enjoyed saving half for a late afternoon snack.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Love the casual breakfast here! Great and filling! I always get some sort of Mexican breakfast (Heuvos or Burrito). You may wait in a long line on the weekend but that is expected in the height of the summer. Great for kids and not too $$$$

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Kanata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

A Nantucket regular recommended the cafe as a great spot for a sandwich at lunch. The advice was well worth it from attentive staff to good food.

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Avon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We have a family of non-meat eaters and Fog Island Café works for us. The only thing that we wish they would change is that breakfast ends at noon and we arrived at 12:15. No eggs were available and they wouldn't even boil one for us.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We never miss an opportunity to visit Fog Island Cafe. This time was not up to the usual great experience. Hot as Hades inside. Food quality was fair at best. Servers in a big hurry to whisk us through. Surprised to see that not very busy when we were there. Hope to visit again and have a better time.

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toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Fog Island is a bit pricey but we always enjoy one breakfast here when we come. The classic eggs Benedict are delicious. We arrived around 8 a.m., and so we didn't have to wait for a table but there's often a lineup to get in.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We have been coming here every year since they opened. Consistently high quality fresh food in a very casual and "local" atmosphere. Truly one of the best values on Nantucket.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I love the "healthy" pancakes but nothing here fails. I have never been let down yet. If you are looking for a knock your socks off breakfast then this is the place for you. Seating is tight, but that is not unusual in many restaurants on Nantucket.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a good breakfast without a ridiculous wait. We were greeted right away, and treated like we belonged there. Once we had a place to sit and eat we were impressed even more with the service and the quality of food.

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