New Restaurants and Boutiques to Visit on Nantucket

New live music venue, goop MRKT and more...
goop MRKT is one of the many new businesses now open on Nantucket. (Adrian Gaut photo)

NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS (May 2019) - Three exciting new eateries and six innovative fashion and lifestyle boutiques will enhance Nantucket’s many offerings this season. From internationally acclaimed wellness, fashion and lifestyle curator goop MRKT Nantucket to The Gaslight, a year-round live music venue, the 2019 season on Island will feature amazing shopping and entertainment options for Island visitors. For a listing of the Island’s many places to shop and dine, visit

New Restaurants:

or, The Whale

38 Main Street,

This new Bistro & Bar serves casual American cuisine and specialty cocktails on Main Street. Offering a newly renovated dining room, 22-seat oak bar and a spacious outdoor-patio. Brunch and dinner served daily.


Pizzeria Gemelle

2 E. Chestnut Street,

Pizzeria Gemelle is a playful brick oven pizzeria offering classic Neapolitan pizza, assorted salami, salads and house-made gelato alongside beer, wine and spirits. Open daily for lunch and dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. with late night Roman slices on the weekends.


The Gaslight

3 N. Union Street,

Callie Kever and Caleb Cressman have teamed up with Liam Mackey and Clinton Terry from The Nautilus to open Nantucket’s only live music venue located in the heart of downtown Nantucket. The Gaslight will feature food, drinks, live entertainment and an outdoor patio. The Gaslight will be open year-round.


New Specialty Stores:



20 Centre Street,

Cattivo, meaning “wicked” in Italian, will spotlight fashion for the ‘whimsical, wicked and wild’. Cattivo is Nantucket’s newest women’s contemporary boutique, offering unique and on-trend clothing and accessories from established brands and emerging designers.


goop MRKT Nantucket

22 Centre Street,

For the first time, goop, the lifestyle brand founded by Gwyneth Paltrow, will bring its livable shopping concept to Nantucket. Now through September 24, goop MRKT Nantucket will take shape as a summertime-themed general store reimagined as goop’s summer beach residence with quintessential New England charm. The space will be stocked with goods across home, fashion, beauty, wellness, and specialty, focusing on items to complete those quintessential summer moments at the beach, in the garden, and entertaining outside. 

Green Eyed Daisy

18 Old South Wharf, 

Green Eyed Daisy is a mother/daughter boutique hailing from Falmouth and Beacon Hill, offering a full array of unique clothing, accessories, and gifts for the discerning Nantucket woman. Shop, sip, smile! 


Icarus + Co.

19 Old South Wharf,

Icarus + Co. offers an extensive selection of fine jewelry and beautiful objects, inspired by nature and made by hand. Discover organic and contemporary one-of-a-kind jewelry, art, and ceramics.



16 Old South Wharf,  

Inkerman designs luxury footwear at an affordable price. Inkerman shoes pay homage to classical shoemaking heritage, while also embracing technology with custom natural rubber sole, to provide style, comfort and durability to serve the on-the-go lifestyle.


Valentina Kova

9A South Beach Street,

Valentina Kova is a New York based luxury womenswear and fine jewelry designer. The boutique features modernly chic outfits made from the finest fabrics of silk, cotton and Loro Piana cashmere, in addition to exquisite fine jewelry.

NIR Retail

NIR Retail, a New England Development company, leases 100 of Nantucket’s premier retail locations found on Nantucket’s most popular shopping streets: Main, Centre, Federal, South Beach and South Water, and on Old South Wharf and Straight Wharf. Shops, galleries and restaurants include goop MRKT Nantucket, Olivela, Southern Tide Nantucket, Cavalier Ebanks Gallery, Style Paris, vineyard vines Nantucket, Vis-a-Vis, CRU, Lola 41, Ventuno, and more. Located off the coast of Massachusetts, Nantucket has welcomed generations of visitors and residents. Its world-class shops, restaurants, hotels, and seaside beauty have made Nantucket one of the most popular resort destinations for vacationers from around the globe. Visit for a full listing of galleries, shops and restaurants. 

New England Development

For over forty years, New England Development has taken a creative, entrepreneurial approach to real estate development and management - delivering and sustaining successful projects across a wide range of property types. These projects transform complex challenges into preferred locations, generate long-term value to communities, afford compelling opportunities for local and national businesses, and offer sought-after experiences to a wide range of consumers.

The company is acclaimed for creating some of the country's most widely-recognized and successful regional centers, as well as multifaceted developments that combine retail, residential, hotel, and office uses. Outlet centers, high-end and street-front retail, airport retail, golf courses, restaurants, and marinas round out New England Development's robust portfolio. For more information, visit welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on