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CRU Nantucket

4.1
38 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Seafood
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About

Cru redefines the seascape of New England cuisine. This premier oyster bar offers casually elegant cuisine in a visually stunning waterfront setting on Nantucket harbor. Serving lunch, afternoon dining, dinner and weekend brunch mid-May to mid-October. Chef Erin Zircher presents a fresh interpretation of coastal cuisine staying true to the Mediterranean flavor profile and classical French training of her culinary career. The restaurant"s unparalleled waterfront location offers a venue for guests to enjoy fresh, innovative seafood and an expansive oyster selection complemented by two sleek bars that feature an extensive wine and champagne list and innovative cocktails.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, American, French
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Nightly: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(508) 228-9278
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Erin Zircher
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Private party facilities
Cru has multiple options for private dining for groups of 10 to 100. Please email us for additional information.
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Private party contact
Jane: (508) 228-9278
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Catering
Bring a taste of Cru to your special event for 10 to 200. Please email us for additional information on catering for your next celebration.
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Neighborhood
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Entertainment
Cru offers a lively evening scene with two full bars, cocktail and wine service featuring the perfect mix of hip, lounge ambiance with best of the current music.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 38 People Are Saying
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DonR (Miami)
5.0  Dined on October 2, 2014

This is now my favorite restaurant in Nantucket. Great food, draft beer and great service.

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Kimm (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on October 2, 2014

Lovely location and ambience, very comfortable dining and romantic lighting. Seafood dishes were excellent! Steak was disappointing -- over seasoned and overcooked. Wait staff was attentive and accommodating.

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vipLizi (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on October 2, 2014

Fantastic restaurant...beautiful view and great food/service. Loved it!

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vipFAVORITE (Miami)
4.0  Dined on September 22, 2013

Food was excellent and sitting outside on the dock for a drink was really nice, but way too noisy inside if sitting by the bar.

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OpenTable Diner (Naples)
5.0  Dined on September 5, 2013

We brought our three boys here and from the beautiful lobster cocktail to the divine raspberry sorbet my 7 yr old couldn't stop talking about for days, the experience was our favorite of our week stay in Nantucket. Highly recommend!

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0  Dined on August 9, 2013

Some things were great and some wet not. That goes for appetizers as well as entrees. The lobster main course was overcooked but the swordfish as perfect. Really inconsistent delivery.

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Randyc (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on July 23, 2013

All six in my party had a great meal and a wonderful time.

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vipFreddie (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on August 6, 2012

We've been here 3 times and it just keeps getting better --the food is always exceptional and the service is always more than we expect! At the top of our list!

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June (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on July 22, 2012

If you like a deafening roar rather than good conversation this is the place for you. A restaurant with high end prices that places you so close to the bar that you cannot converse with your guests is unacceptable. Offer a bar menu at the tables In the back room and it might be ok. Avoid these tables and specify a table at the front.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on July 19, 2012

My husband and I spent a few days in Nantucket mid-week and wanted to try all of the new places - Cru being one of them. Our Innkeeper told us that she had tried it the night before and that the bartenders and wait staff were not friendly - not cool, considering she could send them oodles of customers. We went anyway, and found it to be hip and fun - we were seated in the back bar and it was kind of loud and crowded. The wait staff kept bumping into my husband as they walked by, because the bar was so crowded. We decided to just roll with it and consider it part of the experience.

The food was good, not great. I think it would be better suited for drinks and apps.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on July 18, 2012

We ate twice here last week--both lunch and dinner were excellent. Wonderful preparation of swordfish and local fluke. Ask for a table by the open windows. Wonderful outdoor lounge overlooking the marina.

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Gascam (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on July 11, 2012

Food I would have expected to be better!Had trouble deciding what to order due to a somewhat limited menu. When the food came out everything was just a little off.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on July 6, 2012

Limited menu. Excellent cocktails. $$

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vipdrifter (New England)
3.0  Dined on July 6, 2012

We both had stomach cramps the next day and think it was the "limp" fried clams.

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vipHeather (New England)
2.0  Dined on July 6, 2012

Definitely the "in" place to be seen on Nantucket this summer. We had a reservation and were seated almost 30 minutes late. We watched people try to slip the host money to get ahead. Food was okay. Think there are better places on Nantucket. Menu wasn't as creative as we like and prices were high.

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