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Alchemy

71 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
508 627 9999
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Ranked #22 of 54 restaurants in Edgartown
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Odenton, Maryland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

The old saying is true size is not everything .... Well at least not for a restaurant. This place is great and has good food if you find yourself in this area. The cost is reasonable an the staff is courteous. Would definitely recommend you taking the time to stop by if you have the time.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Very nice restaurant but a bit crowded. Make sure you have a reservation and do not want to cancel it. Goopd service and wait staff.

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Edgartown, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

One of the worst places on the Vineyard. Food is overly rich and overly priced . The service by the waiters was fine, but the staff who make and manage reservations are a bunch of arrogant people. Try calling in to make a reservation or confirm one and you get some run around that they cannot help you--leave a message... More

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Huntington, New York
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96 reviews 96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Okay, so the food is not always stellar or up to its pricey stipend. That said, I still like to sit at this tony bar (solo) and have a drink before I head to the Whalers' Church next door for some pretty serious classical presentations. What I had this trip around was a "Koi Pond" cocktail, mixed and presented with... More

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Fresh fish, sure, but that's easy on MVY. Convenient location and lovely balconey overlooking main street. But tries to by NYC hip instead of elegant in edgartown. With prices this high, you want an awesome swordfish steak - not scrawny overcooked fish. Not even worth it for a "special night out." Dont bother splurging here - if you want to... More

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Southlake, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Service was great. The Maître d was very accommodating and the waiter was on point. The ambiance was wonderful. But sadly, the food was just ok. We should have checked the menu as it may have been that the menu that night just didn't have what we were expecting.

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Newton, Mass
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131 reviews 131 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

So it was good-but-not-great (that was the consensus of 4 diners who all ordered different things), and if the entrees were $27 instead of $37 we'd be raving about it. But $37 sets a different expectation, which they failed. The tables were close together and there was lots of noise, and they have nowhere near the commitment to local sourcing... More

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Concord, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Another stalwart for our visits to the Vineyard. Good food and good passerby watching this time. Always noisy, so if the weather permits, sit outside.

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Voorhees, NJ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Let me start by saying the food and service were excellent. We had at our table scallops, lobster, other assorted fresh perfectly prepared seafood. My wife choose as her entree the seafood sampler for 2 that was offered as an appetizer.It came in an aluminum bucket, with 2 giant crab legs, an assortment of little neck clams, mussels and other... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Whip out your Lily Pulitzer and come and dine with the pink & green chic country club folk at this festive and lively eatery with the best food in Edgartown. Ask for balcony upstairs.

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