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Nantucket Cafe & Grill

5925 Farrington Rd, Ste B, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-8607
+1 919-402-0077
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (37 reviews)
“lobster roll” (15 reviews)
“prime rib” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5925 Farrington Rd, Ste B, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-8607
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We’ve had two good dinners at Nantucket Cafe. They have specials two nights per week. The food is good, service is good and it’s a relaxed atmosphere. Would recommend this for dinner.

Thank William L
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I have been a customer here seven or eight times, every visit has been a good experience. The food has always been very good they have different specials for different days of the week that are excellent value. It’s a kind of family friendly atmosphere....More

1  Thank David P
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We did not have big appetites the night we visited. We stopped here because it was close to the Holiday Inn Express. We each had an appetizer and the clam chowder. All were good. Our server, Anna was attentive and courteous. She made the experience...More

Thank S G
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We came for the free cake, but we have been back many times for the wonderful food and service. Fast, yummy as well as good prices and atmosphere.

Thank Willis R
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Last meal here. Lovely wait service. But the chef knows nothing about its namesake, Nantucket. A scallop, that succulent creature, is destroyed by so much garlic and so-called lobster sauces. And salt. Everything is salted such that one could wonder how fresh the food really...More

Thank JackBlack1952
Reviewed 11 January 2018

In town on business, I stopped by on a Monday night for dinner. Let me start by stating that my rating has nothing to do with service. It was wonderful- to host accommodating and the server very attentive. I had read mixed reviews but the...More

1  Thank sreisinger
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We had a early dinner here one night. Ate early because we were there the night before at about 6:30 and the was a 40 minute wait, Food was excellent. Service was excellent. Free cake on Saturday night.

Thank lturner2016
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We were told there was free cake with each meal (over $12) so we had to try for ourselves. Oh My Goodness! We were so pleased with the service as well as the food we had to get our cake "to go". I had the...More

Thank Willis R
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I love steak and I'm always looking for a good steak house. We have tried Farm House and Stoney River, both very good but expensive. Nantucket is not a steak house because it serves EVERYTHING from roasted chicken, Cajun pasta, Greek Souvlaki, to Filet Mignon...More

Thank April N
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The reason I say the best time to go is Tuesday and Saturday is because with a $13 dollar order you get a free slice (and it's a big slice too) of their mile high cake (your choice of the cake you want). I had...More

Thank cheryl h
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James H
18 July 2015|
Response from Ernie and Dora H | Reviewed this property |
Hmmm. We always visit on a Saturday night and choose the free option. :) Just called them because the prices for the cake aren't on their menu. The free cake is actually a HALF slice, and if you purchase it separately, it's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5925 Farrington Rd, Ste B, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-8607
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-402-0077
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