Food + Drink

Best Coffee Shops on Nantucket

Whether you like a giant iced coffee in hand or a foam-topped espresso drink, Nantucket has several excellent coffee shops to give you that much-needed caffeine kick. The best coffee shops on Nantucket take great care and pride in roasting beans and preparing the perfect espresso drink or drip coffee. You'll also find that most offer a sweet treat or healthy snack to go along with your cup of joe. When you're staying at one of our boutique Nantucket hotels, here are the best coffee shops on Nantucket.

Handlebar Café | 15 Washington St, Nantucket | (508) 825-5929

Taking its name from the shop's bicycle theme, this relatively new coffee shop on Nantucket has quickly become an island favorite. Founded by the owners of Nantucket Bike Tours, Handlebar Café is known for its delicious espresso drinks and friendly service, even when it's summertime busy. Come warm weather, enjoy your iced coffee on the back patio, surrounded by a sweet garden.

The Bean | 4 India St, Nantucket | (508) 228-6215

This Nantucket coffee shop and café is a great stop for coffee drinks and more. With a full espresso bar, sandwich and wrap menu, and grab-and-go items, this is the perfect place to grab picnic supplies or to rest your feet after a morning of shopping. The Bean serves up Nantucket Coffee Roasters' coffee, available as espresso drinks, single-origin coffees, or house blends. From French press to cappuccinos, The Bean has your caffeine needs covered.

Lemon Press | 41 Main St, Nantucket | (508) 228-3800

Serving up juices, smoothies, coffees, and healthy food, this Nantucket café offers a little something different than your typical coffee bar. Vegan and gluten-free breakfast and lunch options, plus herbal teas, tonics, superfood smoothies, and turmeric lattes will delight health food lovers and leave you feeling reenergized for more Nantucket fun. Get ready for all that Nantucket has to offer with any of these best coffee shops on Nantucket!