A seafood platter at Cru.
A seafood platter at Cru.

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The Summer 2021 Hit List to Nantucket



With Massachusetts fully reopened, the island known as the Grey Lady is beckoning, and those who board the ferry for Nantucket will be rewarded with some of the finest dining the Bay State has to offer.

Decades-old island classics like The Chanticleer and Straight Wharf are back for another season, while relative newcomers including Via Mare, Keepers and Ventuno continue to surprise. We’ve collected all your must-visits, so read on below to discover the best of island dining in this summer’s special Hit List.

(And if you’re headed to the Cape or the Vineyard, we’ve got you covered there, too.)