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4 India Street, Nantucket, MA 02554-3687
+1 508-228-6215
07:00 - 17:00
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Hingham, Massachusetts
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80 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for coffee and tea after walking around town. Nice, cozy. Quick counter service. Good selection of coffees and teas.

Thank Sebastian22013
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

After a long, cold hike through Sanford Farm, my husband and I decided to stop at The Bean for a quick lunch and hot cappuccino. We started our meal with delicious clam chowder, creamy and warm. I had the wonderful "Big O" a roast beef sandwich on excellent roll with spinach, cheddar cheese, excellent mayo - my husband had equally... More 

Thank Virginia V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Our family stopped in to grab lunch. The gentleman that took our order was very friendly and helpful. The sandwiches/ flatbreads we ordered came out quickly. OMG! They were the absolutely most well crafted and delicious sandwiches we've ever had!!! I would give 10 stars if we could!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Nantucket's only local coffee roaster operates this Coffeehouse/Cafe. Center of town, fast service, fabulous coffee (love their Iced Coffee and Dirty Chai) brewed from freshly roasted beans. YUM!

Thank IsleInsider
Ocean Grove, New Jersey
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We visited two mornings in a row since a voucher was included with our stay - and each was worse than the other! The staff is borderline surly, they could not use their own ordering/payment system and the food choices were tasteless. The coffee was decent, so that was the only positive! Their excuse for a bagel was worse than... More 

2 Thank Zurheide
United States
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This small, homey cafe is a great antidote to Nantucket's hurley-burley. Friendly, helpful staff serve up a delicious cup of coffee and a tempting selection of sweet treats. Free Wi-fi, too!

1 Thank Deborah Ann A
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The coffee was delicious and pastries were good. They have egg sandwiches and open at 6am so we loved it.

Thank baileyMassachusetts
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

While I still prefer their quirky old location, the coffee is still as good and it is nice to be able to find a seat.

Thank suzct2015
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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243 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I would definitely recommend this if you just want a bagel or egg sandwich without the breakfast place scene. No inattentive waitstaff and overpriced/average omelettes here!! Just a good cup of joe and fresh baked goods to get you going!!

1 Thank stephanie m
Beaufort, South Carolina
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Lattes and pastries. Good service, busy place. We visited several times over the course of our five days in town. Our favorite coffee shop in ACK!

Thank Greg C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 12
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 India Street, Nantucket, MA 02554-3687
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?