Nantucket, MA -- Recognized as one of North America's finest restaurants, TOPPER'S at The Wauwinet offers a world-class dining experience with exquisite cuisine, an award-winning wine selection, and impeccable service. Praised by food and wine aficionados nationwide and abroad, TOPPERS has been repeatedly honored as Nantuckets highest rated restaurant by Zagat, and most recently as the highest rated hotel restaurant in Massachusetts, and boasts rave reviews from Bon Apptit, Gourmet, Coastal Living, Town & Country, The Robb Report and Travel & Leisure.
Dining at TOPPERS offers an atmosphere that is sophisticated and relaxed with soft-chestnut floors, antique furnishings, a wood-burning fireplace, beautiful French doors with breathtaking views of Nantucket Bay, and spectacular fresh floral displays. Attention to the smallest details makes dining at TOPPER'S an extraordinary experience.
TOPPERS signature style is one of inspired simplicity " with innovative dishes celebrating the distinct, natural flavors of Nantuckets seasonal delicacies and native seafood. These fine foods and their delightful pairings with extraordinary wines selected by TOPPERS cellar master impress even the most discriminating wine connoisseurs. A long-time recipient of the coveted Wine Spectator's Grand Award, TOPPERS wine list includes more than 1,450 selections of American and international vintages, many from boutique vineyards " not to mention the largest selection of half bottles available in New England!
Those who prefer a more casual experience are invited to enjoy al fresco dining under the awning-covered TOPPERS Deck, a popular choice for cocktails or dinner when diners can watch the sun set in a sensational display over Nantucket Bay. Lunch and Sunday brunch at TOPPER'S are also a culinary adventure with a tapas-style menu featuring small samplings of different menu items. For even more casual dining at The Wauwinet, drinks and light fare are offered at TOPPERS Bar, or, with advance notice, the kitchen can arrange for a gourmet basket lunch for a picnic on the beach.
When the inns predecessor " Wauwinet House " opened in the mid-1800s, it was a restaurant serving "shore dinners" to patrons arriving by boat. Today, islanders and visitors staying elsewhere can enjoy TOPPER'S for lunch or dinner, traveling there by water aboard The Wauwinet Lady, a 26-passenger open launch. The one-hour cruise to The Wauwinet for dinner has an added benefit " cocktail service on board to The Wauwinet and a beautiful sunset on the return trip to town. The round-trip cruise is complimentary as long as the lunch or dinner reservation is honored.
TOPPER'S is open for daily for lunch, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and for dinner from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Houseguests can enjoy an informal light meal in TOPPER'S Bar any time from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. Room service is available from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. In addition, houseguests can enjoy complimentary Early Riser's Coffee served in the library each morning from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m., followed by a complimentary full breakfast in TOPPER'S or through room service from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sunday Brunch is served from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
The Wauwinet is the only Relais & Chteaux property on Nantucket, a distinction that assures an idyllic blend of extraordinary service, superior food, gracious comfort and delightful surroundings. The Wauwinet is owned and operated by Nantucket Island Resorts, a collection of premier properties on Nantucket including The Wauwinet, White Elephant, Jared Coffin House, The Cottages at the Boat Basin, White Elephant Hotel Residences, and Nantucket Boat Basin. Please visit the website for more details: www.wauwinet.com/restaurant.php or www.nantucketislandresorts.com. For reservations call 508 228 8768.
Alice Marshall Public Relations
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