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Nantucket Pharmacy Lunch Counter

45 Main St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3542
+1 508-228-0180
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (16 reviews)
“sandwich” (10 reviews)
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45 Main St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3542
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pharmacy seems lost in time. It is so quaint and fun to see. The place is tiny and can get very busy but the experience is worth the wait. We just got ice cream floats but they offer meals too. Worth a visit

Thank monnie377
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Such a fun environment! Walk into the pharmacy through an old screen door and the counter is right there. They make delicious grilled cheese sandwiches as well as a great curried chicken salad which I get on toasted rye. YUM! But you must try their...More

Thank FlowerShow
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Drug store and soda fountain/ice cream parlor all together. My childhood, great memories, go visit and have fun with the kids here.

Thank XSki007
Reviewed September 5, 2018

When my husband was a teenager, he worked as a "soda jerk" at a local pharmacy counter, so we took a walk into the past with a visit to the Nantucket Pharmacy Lunch Counter. We ordered ice cream sodas and sat at the counter reliving...More

Thank Joanne F
Reviewed August 19, 2018

One of the zillion things that make Nantucket special is its constant reminder of the simpler life of the past, I don't know the history of Nantucket Pharmacy, but it looks entirely like Ahab himself might have chowed down there. It is an old fashioned...More

Thank charles r
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Dining on Nantucket can be expensive. I ducked in here on my last day to buy some Advil (sooo much walking!) and decided to sit at the quaint old lunch counter. I had a curried chicken salad sandwich that was absolutely delicious! Wish I'd discovered...More

Thank janwilson515
Reviewed July 30, 2018

I needed a quick bite at lunch that DIDN"T cost 30 dollars. Had the curried chicken salad on toast.....DELICIOUS and reasonable. Cute store...lots of nick nacks you will need for vacation

Thank PBANDJLancaster
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is a hidden gem, pharmacy from the outside and soda-fountain counter inside. Locals were ordering sandwiches for lunch and we had ice cream sodas and milkshakes. The traditional counter complete with round stools was like something you'd see in a film! Such a lovely...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We stopped in for a cool ice cream soda and loved the vibe of the old counter and all of the items....toys, souvenirs and such that were on display and for sale. An old-time feel to the drugstore was nice.

Thank Joel137
Reviewed February 13, 2018

Small menu but such a fun place to sit or get take-out. I think tourists love it too because it's an old fashion lunch counter. Very popular spot for ice cream and malts.

Thank Happy T
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Lunch
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Takeout
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Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Main St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3542
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-0180
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