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20 Broad St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3562 (Between Federal and Centre)
+1 508-228-5550
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am always bringing home half of my dinner. Lucky me I have a home in Nantucket. What if you do not,, now Dune is offering half portions for the dinner entres- PERFECT!! an incentive to try the appetizers or a dessert. Intimate bar- great selections of gins,,,a must when you are in Nantucket

Thank SusanCH02
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We needed to kill a little time before our next engagement and this place was hoppin'! I had my rocks dram and we all had a great time. The bar has a very cool feel and was definitely the colour of the spot. Hip bar tender. She knew everything! Even how to whip up the required French martini from my... More 

Thank Josh W
Norwell, Massachusetts
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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was great and we were loud and enjoying a celebration which nobody seemed to mind. Will go back on one of our visits again.

Thank S H
Brooklyn, New York
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186 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I have always enjoyed Dune. In the past, my visits were during the season. We came in winter, when there are no crowds and found that the smaller crowds meant greater attention to complexity and detail in the food. In the summer, the kitchen has to pump out lots of food, so the preparations are usually simple. But the menu... More 

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Milton, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Great bar & social environment. You will enjoy your time here. Service and the people are great! Have one for me!

Thank rfoley94
Boston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The food was great , portions on the smaller side ( I think most are on island) service was good and the desert was outstanding.not a fan of the seating arrangements,some seats were long bench seating a little to close to other guests for my comfort.

Thank jdg00
Houston, Texas
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89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The service was mediocre but the atmosphere and food were good. Lots of different things on menu to try. The best appetizer we had was the Buffalo crispy quail. Fantastic.

Thank Rory T
Totowa, New Jersey
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136 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

An eclectic / imaginative menu yet something for everyone. Lively atmosphere, with an upscale yet causal feel. The wait staff was excellent; both efficient and very friendly (sans the haughtiness that is standard fare sometimes at top restaurants). The rabbit cacciatore was an excellent starter and the scallops were equally outstanding. My better half had the beet salad and the... More 

Thank Vincent D
Sonoma, California
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lovely small restaurant that was still open in the middle of October when many places close. My husband and I love good food and we were not disappointed. Loved the rabbit and my husband felt the same about the swordfish. Great place with full bar and wine. We would go back!

Thank Kristina G
Nantucket, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My wife and I had dinner at Dune on Saturday, and we were very pleased with our meal, the service and atmosphere. It's no wonder that Dune is so highly rated. We shared the cauliflower bisque which was awesome, and deceptively light. She had the clam dish as her entree and I had the scallops, both of which were delicious.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$45 - US$65
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Broad St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3562
    (Between Federal and Centre)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-5550
Dune, new to Nantucket in 2009, is a creation of Michael Getter, formerly of 21 Federal and American Seasons restaurants. The décor in our three distinct dining rooms is a blend of sophisticated elegance and soothing comfort. Along with our exotic quartzite bar and charming patio we offer an extensive selection of handcrafted cocktails, wines, spirits and cordials along with offering full lunch, dinner and dessert menus. The ever changing menu showcases an innovative selection of the finest in seasonal local produce, fish and meats from regional farms and select purveyors. During the summer season we serve lunch and dinner daily. Bar opens at 5:00pm every day.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?