or, The Whale
Great food! Great service! Sorry it’s the end of the season. Already looking forward to next year.
Brunch this morning was AMAZING! Lillie was great! Highly recommend this spot!
Great food, outdoor patio was adorable and the service was wonderful! They are beyond dog friendly and our golden has just as good of a time as we did!
Nice outdoor atmosphere and excellent falafel gyros
Always a great brunch at Or, The Whale -- seated promptly (great outdoor seating for COVID), food was excellent, prices were incredibly reasonable, service was great. No complaints, I'm not sure why this place doesn't get more notice (but I'm happy it doesn't for our sake)
Lovely brunch with friends on a beautiful fall day on the cute back patio with all the fairy lights!
Romantic, quiet setting on back patio, with vintage easy listening music. Bravo or, the Whale!
Food was excellent but we had our check within 35 minutes of sitting down. Entrees arrived very quickly and there was only one choice for dessert so we passed. Nice if you just want to eat and get out but not good for a dining experience.
Great food and selection! Wonderful waitstaff, ambiance, and overall experience!!!
Great atmosphere and service and the brunch was delicious!!
The Branzino, octopus skewer and spring salad were incredible, lovely ambiance on the back patio and excellent service. Always a great meal at otw
It is always a great place to go to. Service is always great, delicious food! Staff goes above and beyond to make you feel welcomed and to make sure you have a great experience.
Fun experience, we sat on the back patio which was all lit up. Food was nice, try the duck carnitas!
or, The Whale was spectacular. The back patio was a very cool spot for brunch. Our server (Jeff) was exceptional and he spent time talking with us, answering any questions we had, laughed at our jokes, and poke fun when he had the chance. If you are going to Nantucket, I suggest you find your way here for any meal. We will be returning for dinner next time!
We were seated 20+ minutes after our reservation time, but I wasn’t bothered terribly by that, I know restaurants are doing their best right now. Things started off well with our server and cocktails. The appetizer of tomatoes and burrata had clearly been sitting in a very cold fridge, making the tomatoes less than stellar. Our entrees were pretty good: the black garlic purée with the octopus was delicious though the octopus itself was overcooked, and the burger was tasty.
Things really went downhill part way through our meal when an extremely drunk wedding party showed up for a late dinner. There were 20+ people, most whom were not wearing masks, stumbling around and bumping into our table, yelling across the patio, and generally behaving poorly. The staff at Or the Whale did not seem to care too much about this behavior and made no effort to keep people seated, make sure they wore masks, or stop them from disturbing other diners. The last straw for me was when one guest was waving around a bag of cocaine and loudly yelling across the whole patio for people to come join her in the bathroom. Again, the staff did absolutely nothing. When I said something to our server about perhaps asking other guests to be a bit more discreet about their drug usage, her exact response was “Oh. They won’t be.”
Overall, I was extremely unimpressed with this establishment’s enforcement of Covid-related rules and generally acceptable guest behavior. I don’t want to sit down for a $200 dinner and have people waving around bags of drugs, and have the staff shrug it off as normal behavior.
Word of advice to the management: grow up and get your guests under control. I certainly will not be returning to this place and will not recommend anybody else do so. I tipped my 20% and got the heck out of there.
Great place to dine , food is amazing and staff is fun and super friendly . Also great place for brunchinn and a good Sunday funday
Exceptional service, beautiful back patio and great food!
I absolutely love this place!! Staff is amazing, super friendly and food is absolutely delish!! I can’t wait to come back next year!!
We were seated in the outdoor patio and it was absolutely charming. The menu was fresh and innovative. We thoroughly enjoyed the evening. From the delightful cocktails to the entrees , nothing disappointed. Highly recommend.
Had reservations for outside but due to rain staff was very accommodating with an indoor table. Tried the special that night - Black bass (caught by the chef!) .. the whole fish, head and all, with corn tortillas included and bib lettuce to make your own tacos. Came with two sauces - one spicy, one more like a sour cream. Delicious. A little pricey, but such is life on Nantucket.
Beautiful backyard. Delicious food. Loved it.
Waiter was super helpful with island ideas. The food was DELICIOUS!!
Fantastic food and really nice outdoor patio. Great choices on the menu, but the Korean BBQ was one of the best meals I've ever had!
Made us wait 15 min even though we had a reservation. Fries were cold, and I ordered chicken with the salad, thinking it would be a breast. It looked like squirrel meat, and had bones in it. It was terrible. Maybe I just ordered the wrong thing. My friend seemed to like her salmon benedict. Staff was friendly but not a great experience food wise.
Everything and everyone was amazing!
Amazing dining experience! Jeff was stellar to say the least - well spoken, attentive and provided great insight to the menu.
Fantastic, innovative cuisine with perfect, friendly service. We will be back!
Great atmosphere on the back patio for brunch! Wine was great, the BLT was delish. Will definitely be back!
Food and ambiance was excellent. The service was slow and our server seemed flustered and was unable to remember the drink order, but the experience overall was good and we would go back again.
If you’re looking for a place to Dine on Nantucket for any occasion this is without a doubt the place to go!! The chef is amazing and the food he creates is fantastic!! Summer of 2020 was obviously different from years past, but the one shining light on Nantucket was Or of the Whale!! The owners Jamie, Emily and George are warm and welcoming, they have made this the must go to place if you’re a weekend visitor or a life long islander and you haven’t been you’re missing out. Thank you for the wonderful food, amazing wine and most of all making the summer of 2020 fantastACK!!! We will miss you this winter and look forward to seeing you in the Spring!!!! Shawn and Sofia
Wonderful outdoor patio. The staff was really nice and made wonderful recommendations and everything we had was great. I highly suggest the falafel plate and the duck tacos for 2.
A flawless experience from start to finish. Still thinking of the mouth-watering duck entree! Kudos to the team. Amazing dining experience!
Cute patio out back !! had the special which was a shared fish taco very good and they had my favorite drink watermelon margarita😁
Service was extremely slow. Food took a very long time to be served. Ordered a burger medium well with bacon. Burger was rare with no bacon. No apology offered for the extremely slow service. Falafel was just ok.
We ate in the back yard outdoor area, which was very nice and felt covid-safe. It is not an elegant boutique dining space, but is perfectly functional and pleasant. No mosquitoes, in our experience, which is important for us.
The food was good and we cleaned our plates. Somehow the menu seemed a bit limited, but I'm not sure I could explain why. Of course the menu is online, so just be sure they have some choices you like.
The restaurant is not cheap, but is reasonable for Nantucket.
During this pandemic if you want to eat outside make sure you request to sit at a patio otherwise the co-owner - hostess will try to put you on the side walk w/ o an umbrella. Her attitude was rude. She is lucky that Patrick the bartender and the food gave them a decent review.
Outdoor patio in back was great! Brunch was delicious! Would definitely visit again.
Loved ambience, service and food!
The atmosphere was stunning. Service was polite and efficient. The menu was a good size and the food was scrumptious. Would definitely recommend to a friend.
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OpenTable ダイナー150名によるor, The Whaleの評価は4.7☆です。