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Suggestions for a good raw bar in the Cape? Nantucket?

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NYC29 Aug 6, 2009 11:26 AM

Does anyone have some suggestions for a good raw bar in the Cape? We're taking a day trip out to Nantucket and would love to have an oyster feast lunch somewhere! Any input would be much appreciated. Thanks!

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    queenofpaste Aug 6, 2009 11:33 AM

    I highly recommend the Wicked Oyster in Wellfleet. The oysters they serve are truly excellent, and so is the rest of the menu. It's our favorite restaurant on the Cape, and we count it among our best dining experiences anywhere.

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      NYC29 Aug 6, 2009 11:47 AM

      Thanks! I've read some excellent reviews on the Wicked Oyster. We'll definitely check it out! Any suggestions for places to eat in Nantucket? Lunch & dinner?

    2. TomH Aug 6, 2009 11:48 AM

      I have had many fun times with great seafood at the Raw Bar in Mashpee. They, as the name implies, have a great raw bar set up.

      http://www.therawbar.com/

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        chuck s Aug 7, 2009 07:49 AM

        On Nantucket, though I haven't been in two years, is Sayles, a fish market/clam and lobster shack. There aren't too many informal places on Nantucket so this is my default place. They do (or did) have a raw bar.

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          ciclista Aug 7, 2009 08:15 AM

          The Ropewalk, at the end of Straight Wharf, downtown, has a good raw bar (Nantucket). I suppose The Lobster Trap has one too, though I haven't been there in years. You will pass the Lobster Trap if you are walking away from town, on Washington St, heading to Sayle's Fish Market.

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          Black Roux Aug 10, 2009 02:46 PM

          I line in Nantucket and my wife loves to go to The Brant Point Grill at the White Elephant hotel. They have a full raw bar with oysters, clams, crab, prawns. We always get one of the samplers. You should check them out.

          1. CambridgeKathy Aug 20, 2009 12:23 PM

            I second the Wicked Oyster. I also like The Bookstore's raw bar, though not their food in general.

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