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Proudly satisfying the appetites of Nantucket
locals and visitors for 80 years.

The Downyflake is a Nantucket tradition. Conveniently located in the mid-island area, the restaurant is easily accessed by bicycle, car, or NRTA bus. We are known for the big doughnut sign outside, and the delicious flaky doughnuts inside. We are a family friendly restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and daily specials in a classic diner atmosphere. For eighty years now, we have been proudly satisfying the appetites of Nantucket locals and visitors to the Island.

Hours of Operation:

We will reopen for business as usual in early spring 2017.**

We are open daily from early April to mid-January

  • Breakfast all day: Monday – Saturday 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Sunday 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  (Sunday in off-season:  7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
  • Lunch:  Monday – Saturday 11 am to 2 pm, (Breakfast only on Sunday, lunch is not offered)

We accept: Cash Payments & Local Checks.   (ATM on premise).

Check out our Contact Us page to see our Downyflake Specials!

Dining Options

Contact us today to learn more at 508-228-4533