As you’re gearing up for your day of exploring Nantucket, you’ll need to charge up with a delicious hand-crafted caffeinated beverage. There’s an array of top-notch coffee shops and cafes around the island within close distance to Anchor Inn. Keep reading to learn about the best places for coffee on Nantucket.
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The 5 Best Places for Coffee on Nantucket
Location: 22 Federal Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
Only a 4-minute walk from Anchor Inn.
“We came here after a morning bike ride to get a quick bite to eat. We ordered the Classic Breakfast Sandwich, the Bagel Platter, and a Mocha Iced Coffee. The breakfast sandwich was one of the best I’ve had. The bagel platter had a ton of fresh fixings. The service was amazing, very friendly, and helpful. If you want something quick and still fresh and tasty, this is the spot for you!” – Julie A.
This café is a superb hangout spot offering classic American fare, coffee, board games, and books. Corner Table has an impressive menu of coffee beverages to choose from, including seasonal favorites. They also offer breakfast options, soups, fresh salads, and sandwiches.
Location: 4 Broad St, Nantucket, MA 02554
Only a 5-minute walk from Anchor Inn.
“Hands down the best coffee on the Island. They brew using beans from Nantucket Coffee Roasters – Nantucket’s only coffee roaster. Using the freshest beans on the island yields the finest cup of coffee in Nantucket, and in my personal experience and travels, the best black coffee you will find between here and Deleware!” – Pete S.
Whether you’re fueling up before renting out bikes at Young’s Bicycle Shop or need a pick-me-up after a downtown stroll, Island Coffee Roasters is always good move. The cafe offers a wide selection of coffee drinks brewed with beans from Nantucket Coffee Roasters and delicious croissants, muffins, and other fresh baked goods.
Location: 15 Washington Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
Only a 9-minute walk from Anchor Inn.
“This cafe has some lovely island charm to it. It has a picturesque garden area outside and nice seating inside. The walls are decorated with local art, and the staff is very friendly. They offered us some wonderful suggestions and showed their coffee expertise. These people care about coffee! They expertly poured the steamed milk into my latte to form some wonderful latte art. The coffee was excellent, and the food was wonderful. The inside was clean and quiet. It is a wonderful little shop for coffee and tea after walking on the island.” – Tim H.
This relaxed neighborhood café serves delicious coffee and food in a charming atmosphere. Handlebar Café is known for its wide selection of specialty coffee and teas and their expansive knowledge to help you pick the perfect selection for you. The café offers complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, so you can get work done if you’re on a flexcation.
Location: 159 Orange St, Nantucket, MA 02554
Only a 6-minute drive from Anchor Inn.
“One of Nantucket’s gems. Organic single origin coffee and coffee drinks that are made with homemade nut milks and an awesome array of healthy add ins. Their CBD selection of tinctures and snacks is the best on the island. I love this place.” – Jon Z
Not only does Roastd General Store offer top-notch coffee and creative, health-focused lattes, they also have a curated wellness marketplace stocked with CBD products and gifts. If you’re looking to start your day on the right foot, it’s worth the short drive or bike rom Anchor Inn.
6. EspressTo Go
Location: 1 Toombs Court, Nantucket, MA 02554
Only an 8-minute drive from Anchor Inn.
“My husband and I have the best time on vacation searching for the best place to have coffee. Espresso to Go was a new find for us this year and hands down the best we have had while visiting Nantucket. My husband had a Coconut Latte and I had an Iced Mocha, and we thoroughly enjoyed them. We will be back; that’s for sure.” – Judy F.
Whether you’re craving a hot or cold beverage, you’ll always in for a tasty drink at Espresso To Go. They offer prepared food, including pastries, omelets, burritos, and more. Plus, they’re known for having the best tuna salad on the island! This spot needs to be added to your Nantucket itinerary.
Start Your Day at Anchor Inn
When you’re staying on Nantucket, you won’t find better accommodations than Anchor Inn. Each room in our boutique hotel is unique and will help make your stay memorable. Every room has a private bathroom and is located throughout the three floors of our inn, and each featuring unique decor inspired by the history of the area.