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Nantucket Lobster Trap

23 Washington Street, Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA 02554-3848
+1 508-228-4200
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“lobster” (72 reviews)
“shellfish” (3 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
23 Washington Street, Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA 02554-3848
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

The service was terrible and not friendly The food tasted like it was not fresh. This was our third try over the years and we will not go back...

Thank jcdiedr
Reviewed 24 September 2017

great service, nice atmosphere. Love baked clams too. Nice bar, nice service. Can't go wrong, but don't take reservations unless large party

Thank jan292929
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The food here was ok bar food but I think there are better options in town. To be fair we did not order the steamed lobster specialty of the house - so perhaps that is standout. We had the bacon wrapped scallops (good but small),...More

Thank HC-and-MC
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The setting is pretty. Small menu but decent food. Lobster had a lot of meat (some places are small lobsters) over all not bad

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Can't believe we waited with two kids for over an hour for mediocre food. And the waitress had disappeared for most of the time. Just wanted to know if we were ever getting food. Lobster BLT's, lobster rolls, salad shouldn't have taken so long. Felt...More

Thank Libby E
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We chose to eat lobster here rather than cook at home. After checking their web site for per pound cost we chose to eat out. At the restaurant the prices were 20% higher than posted. My inguiry was answered that it was an old website...More

Thank Allan B
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I've eaten here a few times before and I am glad we went back this time. The food was outstanding and the service was terrific. The only thing bad about it is that the prices have gone up considerably. I guess that's true everywhere but...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We were in Nantucket for 4 days. We ate lunch or dinner here all 4 days. The chowder was terrific, fish and chips amazing and the Connecticut style lobster rolls to die for. The bacon wrapped scallops, I could've eaten 50 of them them. Very...More

Thank Donald D
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The food was delicious! We had a variety of dishes and each one was great. The wait was long but it was a busy night so it was to be expected. Highly recommend

Thank Riley5712
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Very laid back place...very causal dining...had a great lobster roll...delicious and a bit pricey but worth the price...had it in a lettuce wrap...salads were also quite good...but went there for the lobster roll...would go back...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Washington Street, Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA 02554-3848
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-4200
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