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L'etoile

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French, American, Contemporary
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22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
508 627 5187
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 125
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A pleasant surprise

Once we went we couldn't work out why we hadn't been already in our previous trips to Edgartown. Maybe it's that L'Etoile

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
matterbury
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Somerville, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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200 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Somerville, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Once we went we couldn't work out why we hadn't been already in our previous trips to Edgartown. Maybe it's that L'Etoile

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Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Just off of the main drag, L'Etoile is in the first floor of a town house turned restaurant and hotel (The Sydney). The martinit bar is intimate and serves the same food as the restaurant proper ... So this means it is hard to get a drink in busier times as people are eating at the bar. No matter, still... More 

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The food was very good to excellent. The service was unprofessional and more in line with a local diner. The pear martini was super. The surroundings were warm and comfortable, as if you were a guest in someone's house. I would go back.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

We go to the Vineyard every year and this is always our first stop. Never failing, always good french! I start with fromage, then, duck and finish with brulee'. Always always good!

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Bedford, New Hampshire, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Been here in our anniversary two years in a row. The food is quite good, and there's a lot of it. A nice change from so much of the pub food on the island. Nice ambiance and a good wine selection as well. It's very pricey, and I would say the food isn't quite as stunning as what you'd expect... More 

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west palm beach
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We recently ate at l'etoile with friends and family. I had the duck, which was outstanding, and everyone was very happy with their meal. The food is fit for foodies and the atmosphere is cozy and charming, in an old house. If you're in Edgartown, this is a must do as part of your Martha's Vineyard vacation.

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were fortunate enough to arrive early, sit on the front porch, and have Aubrey taking care of us. The food was out of this world - we had the cheese plate, lobster roll, and halibut which were all out of this world. The rubarb dessert was mind blowing along with some delicious espresso. Cocktails were great, fun view of... More 

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massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We had actually walked into another restaurant, which was completely booked. Not ones to be disappointed, we moved onto and walked into E'etoile! Boy were we happy we did. Not only did we get the best waitress in the place, a lovely young woman named Brooklyn, she rose head and shoulders above the gloomy (sorry) hostesses, and other servers, who... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We ate at the bar where the prices were very decent compared to the pricey but quaint dining room. We were very pleased with the atmosphere at the bar and the cozy setting for a cool night. The hamburger was very ample, tasty and well priced. The lobster roll was a bit untraditional (no mayo, yea!) but really delicious. The... More 

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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475 reviews 475 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Scotch in hand, bunnies running across the lawn, we stopped for a night cap. Didn't get to go in for dinner. Yet enjoyed the evening with overpriced scotch, on the chairs in the front lawn, and tended to by nice staff. One of my next visits, I'd like to try the food!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: 508 627 5187

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50
  • Cuisine: French, American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?