Where To Find Comfort Food on Nantucket
The craving for comfort food can strike at any time–including during your Nantucket weekend. Fuel up after your island exploring by feeding both body and soul. We’ve narrowed down the best spots to find delicious comfort food, ranging from Nantucket seafood to fun dessert.
Any New England trip isn’t complete without a bowl or two of delectable clam chowder. Nantucket is home to many options for this comforting dish, here are a few of our favorite spots serving up clam chowder.
Along with classic pub fare like mozzarella sticks and burgers, The Tavern has one of the island’s favorite New England Clam Chowders. On a nice day, enjoy your chowder outside in the sea air on the Tavern’s patio for a quintessential New England experience.
Another New England staple is the fish market–where locals and visitors can buy both fresh fish and prepared dishes. Sayle’s Seafood on the island has a must-try clam chowder on their menu and they even ship it nationwide!
More advanced chowder heads seeking out Quahog chowder can get their fill at Glidden’s Seafood–another Nantucket fish market that also offers takeout. This shop has been around since 1898 and their staff has the knowledge to back up the over 100 years of experience. Complete your experience with a basket of fried clams.
Nothing compares to the satisfying, cheesy delight of pizza. Perfect for a quick lunch or a fun dinner, pizza can help keep you fueled up and happy during your Nantucket trip, and there are plenty of delicious options on the island.
Foggy Nantucket offers both thick crust pan pizzas and thin crust options with lots of creative topping options. Both veggie enthusiasts and meat lovers will find something to love on their extensive menu. Plus, they offer a range of pie sizes for different party sizes or sampling multiple options.
Pi Pizzeria is one of Nantucket’s most popular pizza spots. They serve Neapolitan-style, wood-fired pizza with a variety of topping options. Try their white clam pie to keep the New England vibes going.
A seaside summer trip isn’t complete without ice cream! A true delight for all ages, ice cream is a popular treat for Nantucket visitors and locals. With its proximity to the Whaling Museum, The Juice Bar on Nantucket is perfectly situated for adding a bit of sweetness to your day on the island. Their homemade ice cream flavors and waffle cones are hugely popular. Be warned, though, there may be a line. It’s worth the wait!
Find Comfort at Anchor Inn
Once you’re done exploring for the day on Nantucket, or you need a post-comfort food nap, you’ll find cozy accommodations at the Anchor Inn. Each room has its own character, but they all have your comfort in mind. Whether you’re planning a family vacation, a couple’s getaway, or a friend trip, the Anchor Inn is ready to welcome you. Explore availability and book your room today!