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Galley Beach

54 Jefferson Ave, Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA 02554-2272
+1 508-228-9641
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
54 Jefferson Ave, Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA 02554-2272
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful location to sit at the bar and watch the sunset. And of course to people watch. Who knew that so many people could be so overly impressed with themselves!! Again, go to enjoy a cocktail and the sunset. Then go into town for...More

Thank wmcguinness91
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service and food were outstanding. The atmosphere on the enclosed patio where you can enjoy a sunset makes this restaurant a must visit while on Nantucket. Our service was perfect with each of the courses delivered with impeccable timing. Our waiter, Luis, was wonderful...More

Thank BeachMtnDesert
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting and the beautiful upper crust folks in their finest Nantucket Reds were all there. That was fun. Now down the hill we roll. The seating was in the direct sunlight and the breeze was blocked. The blinding sun in my face and sweat...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 11 August 2017

More often than not restaurants with an amazing view, rest on their laurels and don't knock it out of the park when it comes to the food. The fact that this restaurant has the BEST view of any restaurant on Nantucket AND has fabulous food...More

Thank sullymom4
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Galley is known for its" s beach ambience and a specialty place to go to for a cocktail prior to a concert or event, and a life celebration, such as my birthday. You can not get a nicer view! I was looking forward all...More

Thank Meg W
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Ever popular and always chic the galley never fails to impress. The sunset alone is star worthy and the crowd always fabulous. This past evening I dined on the oyster and a mushroom pasta that took my breath away. Keep going to this ACK-toin packed...More

Thank Brookeastoratl
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Sunsets cannot be beat...sitting on the beach..watching the sun set is not to be missed...food is also first class...great salads...seafood...decent wine... so relaxed...so cool...do not miss this..

Thank eyeu
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Love to go early to dinner and have a cocktail while watching the sunset in Nantucket. Ceasar Salad to start. Excellent entrees, delicious deserts!

Thank denbro
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We had a romantic two top on the beach. The vibe was really cool. Some people there just for cocktails, some for dinner, but everyone was there for the sunset which was spectacular. The service & food were outstanding.When my wife got a little chilly...More

Thank Taggo58
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We came last year and gleefully returned this year. Poached ruffle butter lobster, tuna special, ceviche special were all-- special! Great crab cake and local oysters too. Excellent wines by the glass, wines you usually cannot buy by the glass. Looking forward to going back!

Thank TravellingSMH
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Response from Island_Paradis | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's an entrance from the parking lot, off the road.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Jefferson Ave, Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA 02554-2272
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-9641
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