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Cap'n Tobey's Chowder House - CLOSED

20 Straight Wharf, Nantucket, MA 02554-3537
+1 508-228-0836
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  • Excellent3%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible23%
11 Sep 2013
“Cap'n Tobey's Chowder House”
29 Oct 2012
“Beautiful patio setting”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Deli
$$ - $$$
20 Straight Wharf, Nantucket, MA 02554-3537
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Reviewed 12 September 2013

Cap'n Tobey's Chowder House 20 Straight Wharf, Nantucket, MA 02554-3537 The restaurant is gone.... closed, boarded.....

Thank Claude Z
Reviewed 30 October 2012

Gorgeous patio setting on the wharf which is where we sat. Waitress got our order completely reversed. Service prompt. Washrooms were old & dirty. Could be much better.

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 11 September 2012

Awh man, we were dissappointed in the chowder! Barely any clams and all potatoes. Too thick and creamy. I had just had delicious chowder elsewhere on the Cape so this was a huge dissappointment especially given the name of the establishment. More clams guys!! Good...More

Thank caztravels
Reviewed 5 September 2012 via mobile

Chowder was awesome as always. Fish stew medley ( i forget what they call it on the menu) had a delicious broth the clams were good but the fish on top was BURNED And CRISPY! Yuk! Wife's fish sandwich was inedible and son's meal was...More

Thank Golfingkicks
Reviewed 15 August 2012

This remains a very good,fun bar and restaurant. The food is good and reasonable. It is not for the pretentious. The chowder and the scallops are great.

Thank David w
Reviewed 2 August 2012

Funny that a Chowder House only has one type of Chowder... Clam. For a world class fishing port just steps from the harbor, you would think the fish chowder would be available. My guess is the Clam Chowder comes out of a Can. The rest...More

Thank Carolmny
Reviewed 28 July 2012

We had lunch at Capn' Tobey's Chowder House. I would have rated this restaurant at three stars, but my wife really liked the chowder, so it gets four. But barely in my view. If you happen to be in Nantucket and want to have lunch,...More

Thank oldruggedx
Reviewed 23 July 2012 via mobile

The service was average. But the food was terrible.. The clam chowder has some sour taste, and calamari was very chewy and they probably bought the dipping sause at a grocery store or something... Also I had pasta with mussels. It was terrible. The pasta...More

1  Thank Kfamily2009
Reviewed 7 July 2012

Service was TERRIBLE!!!!! Slow, and when we complained about our disgusting appetizer she did not do anything to help the matter. Our enter and out an HOUR late. Do NOT done here. What a disgusting disgrace. Go to Slip 14, The Tavern, or ANYWHERE else!!...More

1  Thank Lauren5000
Reviewed 19 June 2012

As I was leaving the island, our group decided we all wanted one more meal, so we gave this place a shot. What a mistake that was. The place was definitely understaffed, as one waitress seemed to be covering the entire upstairs. The real issue...More

1  Thank AllroyForPrez
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 20 - USD 20
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Straight Wharf, Nantucket, MA 02554-3537
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-0836
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