Brant Point Grill at the White Elephant
Brant Point Grill at the White Elephant

Brant Point Grill at the White Elephant

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.brantpointgrill.com/
  • Phone: 5083251320x
  • Hours of Operation:
    BREAKFAST DAILY:8:00am to 11:00am
    SUNDAY BRUNCH:10:00am to 3:00pm
    LUNCH:Monday - Saturday, 11:30am to 3:00pm
    DINNER NIGHTLY:, 5:30pm to 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Thomas Pearson
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Two private dining rooms are available, Ivory Room & Sun Room. Please call for availability
  • Private Party Contact: Mark Holland-Leggieri (Mleggieri@niresorts.com) (508) 638-3431x
  • Entertainment: Live local entertainment in season
  • Special Events: The Sunroom, Ivory Room as well as the Terrace can be booked for private events. Seasonal restrictions and noise ordinances apply. Please call us, we would love to help you celebrate!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Walsh and Easton Street
  • Public Transit: We are a 5 minute walk from the transportation hub in town.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We have a parking lot accross the street. There is also street parking with no fees, however some seasonal limitations apply.
A word from Brant Point Grill at the White Elephant
Brant Point Grill has been highly acclaimed as Nantucket’s premier steak and seafood restaurant. With a spectacular harborside setting at the landmark White Elephant hotel, Brant Point Grill is a sublime setting for dining al fresco on the fully heated Harborview Terrace or inside the beautiful dining room.
Executive Chef Tom Pearson offers a daily raw bar menu, native lobster arriving fresh every day, and US prime steaks grilled to perfection. Zagat survey described the restaurant as *“…an idyllic setting right on Nantucket harbor...excellent seafood and steaks, and no one complains about the exquisite views.”*
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Brant Point Grill at the White Elephant reviews from OpenTable diners
87 reviews since April 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.1
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (70)great for outdoor dining (62)special occasion (50)romantic (36)great for brunch (28)fit for foodies (28)kid-friendly (20)great for lunch (17)good for groups (16)notable wine list (15)neighborhood gem (9)vibrant bar scene (7)hot spot (6)late-night find (3)Show More
  • Uneven
    WE0814
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Clam chowder had virtually no clam taste and tasted more like bacon chowder. The Caesar Salad was composed of the white bitter lower ends of the lettuce leaves and featured what appeared to be a mayonnaise based dressing and did not taste good. The NY strip steak was cooked properly and was sourced from a local small scale provider. The french fries and onion rings were fried expertly. The service was good and the salad was taken off our bill. The restaurant offered a free dessert and we chose the strawberry shortcake. Unfortunately, the strawberries were mushy, the whipped cream was too sweet and the shortbread was quite dry. The price will reflect the beautiful location.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect view, great service
    LuvAck
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Good place to go for steak on Nantucket. Great view of the harbor. I don't have small kids but a good place to bring kids. They can play on the lawn overlooking the water while you enjoy your meal and company. Excellent service. The server we had was very attentive and accommodating. The couple next to us had a different server and she was just as attentive. The big serving of halibut was delicious, the rib eye which I kept reaching for was excellent. I would definitely visit again. Having parking is also a plus is your driving. Overall experience was EXCELLENT!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary Celebration
    Bernie
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    This is the second year we have celebrated our wedding anniversary at the Grill and again, we were not disappointed. The food was excellent, the ambiance couldn't be better, the service was impeccable and the scenery breathtaking!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday Brunch
    doro
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Great selection and quality very good. Probably the best brunch and view on Nantucket. Staff very attentive.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy!
    Yummy
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Amazing and delicious but of course on Nantucket so very pricey!!! Special occasion spot!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous Sunday Brunch!
    JimL
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Food choices and quality were out of this world. I highly recommend the lobster bloody Mary. Fabulous The ambiance is second to none but service slow and impossible to get a cup of coffee.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GREAT!
    gilbert708
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    OUR WAITER AND BUS STAFF WERE GREAT THANK YOU FOR A GREAT NIGHT SEE YOU NEXT YEAR BEEN COMING HERE FOR 30 PLUS YEARS KEEPS GETTING BETTER DON'T RAISE THE PRICES ANY MORE
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Expensive
    TasterVIP
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    The portion sizes were very, very small for the prices charged. I realize it's a resort town restaurant, but felt taken advantage of because they know they can serve what they do and get away with it. Our appetizer was a fig and prosciutto dish and I think there were 3 skinny slices of fig on it. Service was excellent. View spectacular. I would not go back. Many other places on Nantucket for food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Exceptional
    Great
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    I was going from the lunch at the grill to the Pops Concert. I had some folding chairs and the woman at the hotel desk offered to keep them in a locked storage area while I ate lunch. Then as I was leaving I asked the hostess if there was a machine where I could buy some water to take with me. She left and came back with 4 cold bottles of water. Both examples were very thoughtful and both individuals went out of there way to help. I will highly recommend The White Elephant to my friends because I know they will be taken care of.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • eboatVIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Great view of the harbor. Would of been better except for kids running around on lawn next to tables
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch by the harbor
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    We had a wonderful anniversary lunch and highly recommend the Brant Point Grill to anyone.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful setting, lousy food
    Sts15
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Best setting in Nantucket, but no excuse for dried out halibut and lobster. Service was uneven. $200 plus dinner for two should be wonderful. This was not
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lovely Setting
    Cc1gal
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Wonderful setting...friendly, excellent service...food just OK, nothing special. Nonetheless, we enjoyed lunch.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a hit with guests
    food4thought
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    You can't beat the Brant Point grill for location on Nantucket. Every seat has a harborfront view. Service is always attentive and their food is always super fresh and simply prepared. We always bring our guests here to get the true Nantucket experience. Sunday brunch is not to be missed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great ambiance and average food
    Peter
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    The ambiance and view are fantastic, especially for sitting outside. The food I very average and not worth the $100+ per person.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Outstanding
    highendman
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    The scenery cannot be beaten, the food is absolutely first rate. What took us by surprise was the outstanding cocktails. The White Elephant Cosmo is the best martini I've ever had -- and I've enjoyed many varied cosmos over the last 20 years.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service is the key
    Demanding
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We had a 7:45 PM reservation and we were seated immediately. Good time management, not often experienced in the height of the tourist season. Service was attentive but not overbearing. Food recommendations were asked for and given honestly. Quality of the food was outstanding. Portion size appropriate. Over all our quest to the Island was very impressed with the experience, as were we.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great wine, call ahead for a view
    keyslp
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Good food, great service, wonderful sommelier. Call ahead to ensure there will not be a private outdoor event as you pay a lot of money to eat here and when they have private events they not only close the outdoor patio but also close the curtains. I wish we had saved out $300 dollars and eaten here on a night when there was a view (which is really what you're paying for). Food was good, but uninspired aka nothing special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not what we expected
    ejc6456
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    PWe heard a lot about white elephant and how the food was great there. There weren't many options on the menu our food was definitely below par. Ordered house made ricotta it wasn't even seasoned- very bland, the fish entrees we ordered were cooked with so much butter that it over powered the flavor of the fish, the goat cheese cheesecake literally tasted like you were eating a stick of goat cheese. Overall disappointing.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best dining experience on island
    NantucketSamVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Terrific experience. Our food was great every time we visited. The fluke was fresh and prepared perfectly and well complemented. Lobster salad was seasoned expertly. Staff was engaging and genuinely glad to serve. The outdoor view of the sailboats in the harbor so perfectly captures the island. Relaxing. We've vacationed in Nantucket for many years and this is the certainly the best restaurant on the island.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary dinner
    Momof2inhb
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Beautiful view, delicious filet mignon; kids menu; the only time I've seen a surf & turf burger on a menu. The offer 1/2 bottles of wine.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The best of the island
    DaveVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Eaten here many times. Year after year this place has always delivers.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved everything!
    Sandy
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    We had a fabulous evening! Outstanding good, service and ambiance. Can't wait for our next visit!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous view of Nantucket harbor!
    mariav
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Lovely dinner, very lovely spot with fabulous views. The quality of food was very good and the service was good as well. I would definitely recommend BPG to anyone visiting Nantucket and looking for a restaurant with a view.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too expensive for what you get
    MichaelLoves2Dine
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    We don't mind spending a lot, as long as we get what we paid for. The food was good but not great. Four of five meals were delivered together and one came ten minutes later leaving us all watching our food get cold. The chef, we were told, forgot to make the dish. Bill came to $390 with tip and this included three children. Left feeling as if we overpaid.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • fromme2you
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    The view of Nantucket Harbor is breath taking. Though my husband and I went for lunch; brunch had just ended and from the plates we saw going by, we are going to try that next time. I chose the New England Lobster Salad for my meal. It was delicious; the lobster was plentiful and the dressing was light. My husband chose Ipswich Fried Clams. The container of clams was over flowing and the clams were juicy and not over cooked. The french fries were thick, hot, and very tasty. The special drink list had many really good options to choose from. You can't go wrong here!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Way Overpriced
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Portions way too small, meat not the greatest cut and the price was obscene for what you were served.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great View!
    AmberL000VIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    The restaurant has fantastic outside seating overlooking the water. The clam chowder was amazing, but my fluke was a little bland. Overall, I'd definitely recommend this restaurant for the amazing view and overall ambiance.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice restaurant but a bit pricey
    sader1970
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    We made our annual trip to Nantucket and have eaten at this restaurant a few times before. Had an early reservation, so the service was good but on "island time." Our waiter, from Jamaica, was most cordial and friendly and he took time to chat with us while our food was being prepared. Probably that could not happen if we had dined later. My wife loved the fluke which she did not think she ever had before. My filet was delicious. The menu was limited compared to other places we have eaten but may be due to being on an island where presumably almost everything has to be imported. The view of the harbor is wonderful and watched kids playing on the lawn beyond our table.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    Excellent food and service. Fabulous view. We really enjoyed it.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic brunch and Bloody Mary
    alchemyjmb
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    One of the best seafood buffet brunches I've ever been to. Great raw bar with oysters, clams, and shrimp. A bloody mary with lobster claws. Just fantastic and one of the best brunches in Nantucket.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Love this restaurant
    Best123VIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    But you do not get the view if they are having a wedding which I did not know when I booked.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely view
    virginiadiner14
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Wonderful dinner in Nantucket! Outdoor dining was great and food was delicious. Would go again.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BKelm
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    The best restaurant on Nantucket. The food is consistently wonderful. The view is the best in Nantucket.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Location is Almost Everything
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    Amazing location, average food. Not impressed with new menu. Haven't been to BPG since 2012. Then food was excellent, now the dishes feel Spartan.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 3 1/2 stars
    PaulNAckVIP
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    Better than just good, but not "very good". Had the NY sirloin. A nice portion, cooked perfectly, but the toughest piece of sirloin I've had. Just a hard-to-chew piece of meat. Unfortunately, the usually beautiful view was taken up by huge tents for the hosting of some event so the ambiance suffered. I ordered a simple vanilla ice cream for desert. Two of the scoops were fine. One was so freezer-burned it was inedible. It never should have been served, and that was disappointing. Nonetheless, this place stays on our list. Past experience has been excellent.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Another Memorable Sunday
    AckDebVIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Brant Point Grill continues to serve the best Sunday brunch on Nantucket. Great food choices, wonderful service, soothing live guitar music. Whether it's just the two of you or the whole family, this venue never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Advertised outdoor seating but that is only if a function such as a wedding is not happening. Clam chowder was excellent. Portions small. food good.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Spectacular
    LacePlunk
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    We were there for our anniversary, and on a quiet weekend so it felt like we had the place to ourselves. We had a table with the best view of the harbor- watching the boats roll in and out. We each had an amazing meal- perfectly prepared. Not so fancy it loses it's appeal but not so casual that you could get it anywhere. The staff was so pleasant attentive without over crowding. I am still riding high from our night at the BPG!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely lunch at Brant Point
    mmperr2
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    We made reservations for lunch on Sunday, not realizing that they only serve a buffet. That was way too much food for us, as we had eaten breakfast. They were very accommodative and allowed us to order from the lunch menu. Good was very good, but the lobster Bloody Mary was killer! Expensive but had large chunks of lobster on the skewer served with it-yum!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.