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The Bean

4 India St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3520
+1 508-228-6215
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (17 reviews)
“apple cake” (2 reviews)
“flatbread” (4 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
4 India St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3520
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Came here several times on our trip. Excellent coffee and pastries. Large menu of sandwiches,salads, flatbreads. Good amount of seating. Nice staff.

Thank Renee M
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Gluten-free, paleo, traditional bakery items, this place has a variety of options for coffee and for breakfast bakes.

Thank Boomerang3333
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Stopped in for coffee and a sandwich. You create your own sandwich by choosing all the ingredients. You wait a long time for the sandwich. When they call your name, you pick it up. They do have some tables and a small counter area.

Thank WestchesterP2
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Nice break after our breakfast at the Blackeye Susan. Liked the cappuchino and lemon cake. Really nice place to enjoy a quick breakfast.

Thank Dr Werner K
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We always stop in, menu, its a tad confusing Egg sandwiches not great- lots of places soon island have this premade egg sandwich( understand why) it just lacks quality. the line is long and so many people not paying gate so moves slowly...

Thank S H
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Very average coffee and food at very expensive Nantucket prices. Did not have a good cup of coffee on island.

Thank truthbetold2015
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Great lattes, great gluten-free sandwiches and baked goods, great atmosphere. If you are partial to Starbucks-style lattes, order a large with two espresso shots (it normally comes with three).

Thank Nutmegger2015
Reviewed August 7, 2018

They had sugar-free vanilla syrup, which is always a bonus for me. They make a prety good latte, and the prices were reasonable.

Thank KarenAnne08
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by for a quick cup of coffee after spending time at the beach. Nice little place and coffee was good. I had coffee and my wife had a caramel macchiato, but they forgot the caramel. It got resolved, so not...More

Thank Jeremy K
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Beyond the seating situation, which was definitely a challenge when we (family of 5) stopped in late morning on a weekday, we were pleased with our beverages, our GF zucchini bread, and the overall ambiance. We weren't there at lunchtime per se, so sandwiches for...More

Thank Brenda H
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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