The Wauwinet boasts an award winning restaurant on-site called Topper’s. It is a seasonal restaurant closed from the end of October to near the end of April. It is a guest favorite with a la carte and prix fixe menus that feature many seasonal and local foods, including produce and seafood.
One dish to try is the Retsyo Oyster’s on the half shell, as the oysters are harvested a mere 300 yards away. The wine list is massive, with 1450 wines listed. The Topper’s deck is the perfect spot for more casual dining and features a heated awning covered area where guests can take in views of the bay. Topper’s serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
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For snacks, there is port and cheese served daily in the library, and guests can access fresh fruit all day long. Complimentary coffee and pastries are served each morning as well as afternoon port and cheese plus some snacks. Room service is available for guests wishing to enjoy a meal in their suite.
Aboard the Wauwinet Lady, guests can reserve a spot to delight in a lunch or dinner cruise while touring the harbor. There are packages that can be pre-booked to allow guests to indulge in lobster feasts and various other seafood creations from the top-rated chefs at Topper’s.
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Guests can enjoy a fine glass of wine from one of over 1400 options on the wine list at Topper’s at The Wauwinet. The bar is open daily from noon until 11 p.m.
The Grey Lady is a casual bar located on Nantucket Island and about a 15-minute drive from The Wauwinet. They serve up local seafood for guests who are looking for a flavor of the local cuisine to enjoy with their beverages. If guests would like a bar with a little excitement and music, Muse is a good choice. It is a laid back bar with live bands and a dance floor to dance the night away.
It is located a short drive away from the resorts. Meursault is only a short distance away and is an elegant wine and cheese bar perfect for a romantic after dinner drink. It has an old-world charm, with stone detailing and a candlelight ambience.
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