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Rose and Crown | Nantucket, MA

Where You Can Come As You Are

by Carl Oscar Olson As you make your way down South Water Street toward the Whaling Museum, your feet might wander toward the music and laughter pouring out into the street. Wide open doors and windows reel you in, and it’s almost impossible not to turn your head to see. …

Downyflake | Nantucket, MA

Dinner with an American Classic

by Carl Oscar Olson Everyone loves the classics. Cars from the 1960s and 1970s have captured our attention and made our hearts race for nearly a decade, and rock and roll still makes us get up and dance. Nantucket is a classic American vacation spot, and The Downyflake is a …

Saltbox | Nantucket, MA

Unwind & Enjoy at a New Island Favorite

by Carl Oscar Olson We all have one of those goto spots. Maybe it’s down the street or around the corner, in your hometown or vacation destination. It doesn’t matter who you are, regulars and first-timers alike feel right at home right away, and that’s why they keep coming back. …

TOPPERS | Nantucket, MA

Impossible to Top

by Carl Oscar Olson Way up on the north end of the Island of Nantucket there lies an out-of-the-way paradise known as The Wauwinet. The luxurious lodging and breathtaking views are some of the best on the island, but for most visitors the dining at TOPPER’s is the reason for …

Brant Point Grill at The White Elephant | Nantucket, MA

Get to the Point

by Carl Oscar Olson There are lots of top quality places to stay on Nantucket and there are just as many fine dining establishments, but there are few that wrap both in as perfect a package as Brant Point Grill at The White Elephant.The menu is full of fresh, locally …

Fifty Six Union | Nantucket, MA

A Perfect Union

by C. Oscar Olson The chance to enjoy the outdoors is truly a treat when dining at a restaurant. Especially on Nantucket where the evenings are cool and comfortable, the right setting can immeasurably enhance every aspect of the event. The atmosphere is more fun and more personal, conversation is …

Dune | Nantucket, MA

Distinctive, Delicious, Dependable

by C. Oscar Olson Going out for dinner during the busy season can be challenging. Sure, it can sometimes be a fun and relaxing, ideally delicious experience. But it can also and all too often boil down to stressful, overpriced, and disappointing dining. With all of the alternatives on this …

Ships Inn | Nantucket, MA

A Genuine Classic in a Complete Package

by C. Oscar Olson The number of fine dining establishments on this island has got to be one of the highest per square foot on the planet. North or south, east, west, and everywhere in between, we are sublimely spoiled with good food. But even with all this abundance, it …