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The Chicken Box

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Great Live Music/ Get there early

This is a great bar and one of the best live music spots, dare I say in the world. The place oozes... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2015
Robert W

This is a stop we make every year when we are on the island. Yes, it is touristy and like a... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2015
Providence, Rhode Island
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  • Very good20%
  • Average24%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“dive”(2 reviews)
“darts”(2 reviews)
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16 Daves St, Nantucket, MA 02554-4014
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I go to Nantucket, I spend one night out here. Fourth of July gets crazy, so if you’re headed here for the 4th show up early (9pm) because it will be packed! Any other night enjoy the large space for dancing or pool,...More

Thank Kari_Beaulieu
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

A fun place for live music. Be prepared for drunks, spilled beer and for a disgusting bathroom. Let loose and have fun. You might as well since you already paid a high cover charge to enter!

Thank Kris91
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The Chicken Box is a fun dive bar. Nothing fancy but plenty to do . . . pool, shuffle board, darts and then of course drink and dance. The place has quite the reputation and I was curious to check it out ~ glad I...More

Thank southshore2013
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were on our first trip to Nantucket we met a local aboard the ferry and gave his recommendations of his favorite places one was the Chicken Box... So glad we stopped in!! We were greeted by great people a fun atmosphere...More

2  Thank drcx2
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Got to hear Zigy Marley doing his warm up for a show. About a dozen people in the bar. Friendly bartenders and a great friendly bulldog to greet you.

1  Thank Christie M
Reviewed 15 September 2016

30 years later I am happy to report that except for the loss of old friends, nothing much has changed. Still the best place for live music on island. Bartenders are quick, beers are cold and the staff is on top of any issues. Don't...More

Thank PinkRollaboard
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Went here for a bachelorette party and it was just ok! The DJ was fantastic and played awesome songs but if you don't like the band that is going to play it's not worth the visit. The drinks are expensive and it is a small...More

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Best place on the Island for fun, good music and many many beers ;) The stuff is nice and you have life artists performing.

1  Thank Joel D
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This is a great bar and one of the best live music spots, dare I say in the world. The place oozes with character is great for a few drinks or to see a show. Being in Nantucket you can, on occasion, catch a more...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

This is a stop we make every year when we are on the island. Yes, it is touristy and like a fraternity party. We don't let that bother us because it is so much fun! Get there early so you do not have to wait...More

1  Thank Kris91
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