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Travel Tips For Visiting the City


Where does the name ‘Wauwinet’ come from?

The Wauwinet takes its names from the Wampanoag tribe, the original inhabitants of Nantucket. Learn more about the history of The Wauwinet!

What are the best restaurants are in Nantucket?

TOPPER'S, located on-site at The Wauwinet, is the only restaurant on Nantucket to be awarded Five Diamonds by AAA and a great dining option. One of our favorite places to eat on the island include Brant Point Grill, located at our sister property, the White Elephant, and renowned for its Lobster Bloody Mary served in a lovely harborside setting. For additional dining options, ask our knowledgeable staff for recommendations or browse a full list of restaurants in Nantucket.