4.4 min readBy Published On: May 2nd, 2023Categories: Eat and Drink2 Comments on New in the Neighborhood: Stubby’s

Boston, MA  – May 2, 2023 – Stubbys, the beloved Nantucket eatery known for its classic menu and friendly service, is excited to announce the opening of its first mainland location in Boston Seaport. The highly-anticipated restaurant is set to open its doors May 18, 2023 and will offer customers an expansive menu covering breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night.

Founded in 2000 out of a fish market on Nantucket’s historic Broad Street with the simple intent of serving French fries to visitors coming on and off the ferries, Stubbys quickly became a staple of the island’s dining scene. They earned a die-hard following of locals and tourists of all ages, serving up their take on classic American and Jamaican food. Decades later, Stubbys is ready to expand, bringing its iconic menu and vibe to the heart of Seaport.

The new Stubbys will span 1,805 square feet, far surpassing the size of its Nantucket location, while still maintaining the innate warmth and charm of the original. Upon entering, guests will be greeted by a welcoming ambiance accentuated by wooden furnishings and brick walls. Stubbys will be adorned with photographs depicting its rich Nantucket history, evoking the island’s heritage and community. Lively music will fill the space with a variety of classic rock to tropical house beats in the evening. While exploring the new location, guests can anticipate branded Stubbys giveaways, samples, and more.

The menu will cover classic breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night bites, with a range of dishes that showcase the flavors of Nantucket and beyond. Breakfast will feature a variety of breakfast sandwiches such as the Hungry Man and breakfast burritos. For lunch and dinner, customers can indulge in Stubbys specialties like the Jerk Chicken Sandwich, Fish & Chips, a classic cheeseburger and more. Stubbys will also offer to go and online orders through various food delivery provides, ensuring that customers can enjoy their favorite dishes at their convenience.

“We’re so proud of what we’ve created over the years with our Stubbys family on Nantucket and feel honored to bring it off island in this next chapter that still feels really connected to the history. We have been so intentional in selecting materials, vendors, staff for this new restaurant and can’t wait to meet our new customers in person,” said Stubbys Managing Partner, Saugat Mali. “For us, it’s so much more than serving great, classic food. It’s creating a community of people who greet each other by name, stay to enjoy good company, and come back for the way it made them feel.”

Stubbys Partner Scott Kopp says Stubbys finds success by focusing on the people, “We have employees who become family and customers who become friends. What makes Stubbys different is the warm, fun environment that customers love and come for year after year on Nantucket. It’s our hope that Stubbys Boston will become that same familiar neighborhood establishment where customers always feel welcome.”

Stubbys will be located at 43 Northern Avenue in Boston Seaport and will be open seven days a week from 6:30am to 11:00pm. For more information and updates, please visit www.eatstubbys.com.

About Stubbys 
Stubbys began with a simple vision of providing the residents and visitors of Nantucket with great food, fast service, and a neighborhood place for people to hang out and connect. Decades later the now iconic Stubbys continues to hold dear to our original vision of turning out excellent food, knowing and valuing our customers, and maintaining the highest standards. Stubbys is a family-owned and operated restaurant, with over two decades of experience serving great food and creating lasting relationships with its customers. Known for its exceptional menu, consistent service, and community-oriented vibe, Stubbys is excited to bring its unique brand of dining to Boston’s Seaport.

About Boston Seaport  
Culture, industry and community converge making Boston’s Seaport district a dynamic and vibrant area that has quickly emerged as one of the most exciting neighborhoods and destinations in the country. Seaport is currently Boston’s single largest development project. WS Development is transforming 33 acres of waterfront land with a carefully selected mix of residential, hotel, office, retail, entertainment, civic and cultural uses, and public open space across the district. Combining the best of historic and modern-day Boston, Seaport is the destination for fashion, culture, arts, dining and entertainment, and technology and life sciences, expanding Boston’s position as one of the top cities in the world for innovation, science, and quality of life.  For more information visit www.bostonseaport.xyz, follow Boston Seaport on Facebook, and @SeaportBos on Instagram and Twitter.

About WS Development 
Massachusetts-based WS Development is a mixed-use developer with a singular mission: creating places people want to be. With an approach that values art, science, innovation and, above all else, people, WS strives to engage each community it serves with best-in-class installations and activations. Established in 1990, WS is a vertically-integrated company that conceptualizes, owns, operates and leases more than 100 properties that range from cutting-edge urban spaces to lifestyle and community centers. With over 20 million square feet of existing space and an additional five million square feet under development, it is one of the largest privately-owned development firms in the country. For more information, visit www.wsdevelopment.com, call 617.232.8900 or follow WS Development on LinkedIn.


  1. Mike Thomas May 4, 2023 at 5:57 am - Reply

    What ?? Iconic ?? the use of that word is odd, isn’t it.
    23 year old and it’s iconic.
    Iconic leans to legendary, it’s just an expanding small fast food joint.
    Tell me I’m wrong…
    Long John silvers from Nantucket.
    Tropical ambient sounds eminate.., tacos ?? Deep fried everything, come on…
    Remember Kelly’s landing ?
    Put that “iconic” establishment back and really impress your constituents.
    Maybe ” The Captain’s Room” ought to be put back in business,..
    “Dorgans” another , “Iconic” Blineys “(Blinstrubs village”) worthy of the name.

    But let’s stop with all these gone in five year fast food joints
    I was born in Southie, I know what the majority of the residents want and it’s the new residents as well, it’s the old spirit of the place that made Southie what people always heard of. People always got along even though the hardest times, if things continue as they are we won’t get along when we meet , a clash of culture for sure.
    The place(Southie) looks and feels pretty damn stupid and that can’t be denied …plasticville…
    The seagulls might like the new place, but real people won’t..
    It’s all Agenda 2030, do the research Southie.

  2. Billy P May 4, 2023 at 7:16 pm - Reply

    Your right on the money, pun intended.
    I wish they could bring back stores like the Bay View Men’s Store, Gorin,s Jonesys and Pober’s . These places made a community called Southie.

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