Most certainly Dune is one of the better restaurants on Nantucket. Centrally located, just a 2 minute walk (0.1 mile) north of Main Street.
We had made a reservation using Open Table and requested a quite romantic table for 7:30 PM. When we arrived we were escorted to the outdoor area towards the back of the building. The area is covered by a tent and there were families with children. We were ready to depart, as this was not a quite romantic table, the area was noisy, cobbled stone floor, and covered by a tent. We asked to be moved indoors. Good thing they had a table available for us inside. When we asked the maitre d' if he got our request via Open Table for a quite romantic table, he said yes. When asked why the request was not honoured even though there was a table open inside, he shrugged his shoulders. The impression we got was that unless you specifically ask (possibly demand), you do not get a table inside. This appears to be as there is little table space inside and almost twice as much outside under the tent.
Once we got over the seating/table fiasco; it was a wonderful night. The waitress was prompt and attentive, the food excellent and the atmosphere exactly what we were looking for.
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