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4 India St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3520
+1 508-228-6215
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“apple cake” (2 reviews)
“pastry” (4 reviews)
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
4 India St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3520
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Started both days we were here with a stop at The Bean. Great drinks and breakfast snacks, some of them are healthy too!

Thank HDRoadKing
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I stopped in here for a cuppa joe while my wife shopped. No complaints, nothing special. There were the usual sort of pastries and the like, but nothing grabbed me.

Thank FoodiePilgrim
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is is one of the few places in Nantucket that, a vistor from the UK, would call a coffee shop. We visited everday whilst on the island for our daily cappuccino fix. The drinks were always well made with a good amount of foam.

Thank cltboy
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Perfect spot to get a coffee and dessert!! Comfortable and clean environment!! Good for something to do in the afternoon!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We popped in for a hot drink and a cake, and really enjoyed the chai tea latte. Lots of good bakery items available too. Very nice.

Thank sometimesong
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Unlike many dining establishments on Nantucket, this small coffee place offered a variety of noshes and coffee at reasonable prices. We liked it!

Thank GracieBlue
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Summer or winter an perfect spot to stop for sharing a sandwich or grab a coffee. Cozy room to linger or take out.Also appreciate caffeine free drink options

Thank caryn1958
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We had lunch at the Bean while in Nantucket and highly recommend this place. It is a small place but the food is of excellent quality. You can have a wonderful lunch at this place for a quite affordable price. Not to be missed

Thank Cassandra111111
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great authentic cappuccinos and lattes. Open earlier than nearly every other coffee shop. A daily ritual for early risers like me! Btw - even if you're not an early riser, wake up, grab a coffee and walk around the streets before everyone else. You get...More

Thank luv2trvl84
Reviewed 9 August 2017

So obviously I came here for coffee which was good, but my surprise treat came in the form of an apple cake that they had displayed in a cake dome on the counter. I was starving so I figured I would try a slice and...More

Thank Elebeads
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 India St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3520
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-6215
The Bean is a small cafe featuring friendly service and our own Nantucket Coffee Roasters fresh roasted coffee. We now make sandwiches, salads and baked items. We have limited seating and free wi-fi. Our spacious location is all about service and includes clean public facilities. Just outside our door is a small public park.
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