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“Great first visit!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Nautilus

The Nautilus
12 Cambridge Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
+1 508-228-0301
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Ranked #12 of 123 Restaurants in Nantucket
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Latin, Seafood, Tapas, Asian fusion
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Located in the heart of downtown Nantucket just steps off of Main Street, The Nautilus is owned & operated by a local trio of culinary entrepreneurs, Executive Chef Liam Mackey, Mixologist Clinton Terry & Sommelier Stephen Bowler - all formerly of island favorites the Pearl and Boarding House - are thrilled to bring our vision to your plate. The Nautilus is a truly special dining destination focused on the interplay between food, cocktails & wine, & our feeling that these are best enjoyed shared. Open-kitchen dining featuring a chef's bar, a lively drink bar, communal & banquette seating - perfect for both intimate encounters & large group liaisons. The menu is focused on vibrant small plates & multi-person "feasts" using local/seasonal ingredients. Globally styled dishes with strong Asian and Latin roots are a perfect complement to our culinary-inspired cocktails or a great glass of wine. Come early, and stay late, the energy is infectious and the experience is unlike any you will have anywhere else on the island. The Nautilus is open year round and is happy to book your next private party or special event Come get a taste.
Nantucket, Massachusetts
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“Great first visit!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Visited opening weekend. Small place, but like what it has turned into. Great bartenders! Love the drink selection, fairly priced, and they have cisco summer on tap! Will definitely come back.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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