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Nantucket Pharmacy Lunch Counter

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45 Main St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3542
+1 508-228-0180
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Westport, Connecticut
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This store is extremely charming with their little luncheonette in the front that has a 50's style counter and stools where you can have a hot dog with sauerkraut and mustard or a sandwich with coffee. It is a great place to grab a quick snack when you are picking up some toiletries and don't want to sit down to... More 

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Scotia, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I would be so disappointed if I ever walk up Main Street and discover this Pharmacy has been turned into a fly by night boutique shop. Sad that Congdon's Pharmacy, next door has gone. Lunch at this counter is so nostalgic. They have the best egg salad sandwiches. Don't pass up this unique 1950's opportunity to grab a quality quick... More 

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Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We ordered BLT and egg salad sandwiches which were tasty enough. Don't plan on downing a large coffee here and expect access to a restroom, though. The pharmacy clerk was very rude about when I inquired about using the restroom there. I wouldn't have minded as much if she hadn't been so sour. It really didn't seem like an outlandish... More 

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Randolph, New Jersey
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I was in need of a quick sandwich when I happened upon the Pharmacy. What a nice surprise! It's a throwback to the 1950s or earlier and delicious! They serve ice cream and sodas of all kinds and great sandwiches. I had an egg salad sandwich on toasted whole wheat bread with lettuce and tomato. It was great! Every time... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We were catching the 8pm ferry back to Hyannis and popped in here before heading to the ferry terminal. It was around 7pm and the two coffee shops in town were already closed, so we settled on an ice cream instead. The shop frontage is lovely and old. Inside is part shop, part cafe. It is not an antique soda... More 

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Thank Sdwoo
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I've been coming to Nantucket and by proxy the Pharmacy for nearly a decade and i love it! They have great ice cream soda and awesome sandwiches. Their location is V convenient, and the staff is V helpful. Five stars!!

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Thank Haleigh M
Perth, Australia
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367 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Try the grilled cheese or the peanut butter and jelly sandwich in this friendly and busy soda fountain style counter popular with both visitors and Nantucketers alike

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Thank Theresa D
Waterloo, Canada
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308 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We stopped at the Nantucket Pharmacy hoping to grab a quick bite but unfortunately all the counter seating was taken so we grabbed an Ice Cream and headed back outside.. We hope to get back later. The pharmacy itself is like stepping back into the 1950's with the soda fountain feel and original interior. There are many others who wanted... More 

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Thank Aegiss1
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

Sitting at the lunch counter was a definite delight! Enjoyed the ambience, food, and even bought and mailed a postcard.

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North Dighton, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Want a quick sandwich with no frills. Never had a lunch counter experience (younger than a baby boomer? :) Vanilla coke in a glass?? Milk Shake right from the Hamilton Beach Mixer. Coffee from a Corex. How about a Sunday on a weekday? It's not a Woolworth's counter but more like the drugstore of your youth. Doesn't get a five... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Main St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3542
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-0180

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