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The Club Car

One Main Street, Nantucket, MA 02554-3516
+1 508-228-1101
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“lamb skewers” (6 reviews)
“summer squash” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
One Main Street, Nantucket, MA 02554-3516
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Reviewed September 9, 2017

After walking around downtown Nantucket on a busy August day, a bite of food was needed. We had two children in tow, a five year old and a three year old. The Club Car is not a restaurant that comes to mind when I think...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank MountainsNOceans
Management response:Responded September 14, 2017

Thank you very much for your amazing review. And thank you for visiting us for lunch and dinner. We have heard from other parents as well about their surprise over their children loving the food and eating the vegetables! We love to hear that. Thank...More

Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

The Club Car, a long-time establishment on the island, got a big makeover with a new menu and kitchen team. It doesn't disappoint and I thought they did a great job for us. Everything we tried on the menu was wonderful and the service was...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank drdave60
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Change is hard for everyone, but the new team at the Club Car has done an excellent job updating what was a tired yet beloved mainstay. The new dining room is inviting, light and bright and the seating is super comfortable a much welcome change...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Patrick M
Management response:Responded August 28, 2017

Thank you for your review Patrick! You really nailed it when you mention how people are talking about our vegetable plates. That is for sure one of our chef's goals, to allow the vegetables to finally have their days to shine:) We hope to see...More

Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Very sorry to see what happened to The Club Car. Does Nantucket really need another fancied up restaurant? No. I'll miss the Old (real) Club Car and won't be dining at the new.More

Date of visit: August 2017
2  Thank KarenandBrad
Management response:Responded September 1, 2017

Hello Karen and Brad. We are sorry to see that you give out 1 star reviews to restaurants that you have not ever experienced. We do not think that is fair or right. If you would like to give a proper and helpful restaurant review...More

Reviewed August 19, 2017

I can't tell you how many times over the years we passed by The Club Car and never once had a desire to eat there---- it was a traditional stuffy sort of place (granted, with regulars for many years). But after all, there's no outdoor...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank CarTRVLR
Management response:Responded September 1, 2017

Thank you for your great review CarTRVLR! And thank you for breaking your ACK rule to give us a chance. We hope to see you on your next visit to Nantucket:)

Reviewed August 17, 2017

Sat at the bar in the most comfortable bar stool with great service from Bartender Dave. The Lamb Skewers were delicious with the salsa verde and had the Summer Squash Salad with Sweet Corn for next course. The light vinaigrette perfectly complimented the roasted vegetables....More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank John M
Management response:Responded September 1, 2017

Thank you for your positive review John! So nice to hear that you enjoyed both the food and the service. We are looking forward to seeing you on your next island visit.

Reviewed August 14, 2017

We've been to Nantucket a dozen times, but never ate at The Club Car, so I can't comment on the old place, but the "new" Club Car was wonderful. My husband and I stopped in for an early evening drink and, after seeing the menu,...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Andrea C
Management response:Responded August 15, 2017

Thank you for your review Andrea! We are so happy that you enjoyed our food, service and ambience. We hope to have you join us again soon.

Reviewed August 13, 2017

We just returned from an incredible dinner at the Club Car in Nantucket. This is a must if you are on the island. My husband and I shared plates starting with the roasted mushroom toast which was delicious We totally enjoyed the zucchini and basil...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Jeswick
Management response:Responded August 15, 2017

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit so much! The eggplant dish is a definite delicious addition. Thank you for your wonderful review! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We had high expectations for our first dinner at Club Car. Being a vegetarian, I am often disappointed by the lack of choice on menus. So naturally I was intrigued by the Garden section of Club Car's menu. My husband, an omnivore with a discerning...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Nellie M
Management response:Responded August 15, 2017

Thank you for your amazing review Nellie! We are so happy to hear that we met your expectations. It is often hard to find vegetable dishes on menus that deserve an entire section all on their own to shine but Mayumi has managed to do...More

Reviewed August 8, 2017

The Club Car has been a long-time established iconic restaurant on Lower Main St in Nantucket for decades , decades. It was a welcoming restaurant where the food was constantly good. I was a huge fan of the soft shell crabs and ordered it there...More

Date of visit: July 2017
2  Thank ahwald
Management response:Responded August 15, 2017

Thank you for your review and for giving us a chance. We knew that changing such an iconic place as The Club Car was going to have its challenges. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience. Thank you for sharing yours....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Main Street, Nantucket, MA 02554-3516
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-1101
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Our menu is farm-centric small plates of vegetables, local seafood & ethically-raised meats meant to be shared. We have a simple approach: sourcing the finest from local farms, growers & artisans; thoughtfully preparing delicious food. We are committed to fostering long-term relationships within our community. Simply put, we love to eat & share food with others.
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