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Alchemy

71 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
508 627 9999
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Ranked #13 of 52 restaurants in Edgartown
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Westchester, NY
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The hostess is what makes this restaurant experience and nightmare from beginning to end! Gameplaying and jockeying for attention begins the moment you make a call for reservation - whether it's a day, or week, or month in advance you're obligated to deal with the most obnoxious hostess on the East Coast. Yes the restaurant is centrally located in the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We regularly eat at Alchemy during our vacations to MV and it's always great. On this most recent visit our Sat evening plans got juggled last minute and we were left with no great options for dinner. The maitre d', Jay, helped us get a table for 8 in the bar area at 6:45 pm which we greatly appreciated and... More

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Greenland, New Hampshire
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We were impressed by the great service we received. The staff was always one step ahead. We were seated on time for a 7:30 reservation. Although the restaurant was very busy and crowded the food came out on time and together. The salmon, steak , shrimp pasta, roasted chicken were all excellent. We highly recommend this restaurant.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

The problem we found with this place was that it was trying too hard. Delicious local ingredients but too much going on, shellfish smothered in sauces, fresh fish with too many garnishes, sometimes less is more we felt. .

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Michael at Hob Knob recommended this charming restaurant, just a couple blocks from the Inn and as we had just arrived on the island after a days journey of driving and ferrying from the South Shore…we were quick to take the very first suggestion. Luckily, it was early and we were able to get a cozy table for two on... More

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Hinsdale, Illinois, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

food was great service supurb and they really had high quality food. The portions were just right not to small but not overindulging either.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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157 reviews 157 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If you are looking for good food, efficient service and a happening place, this is for you. We ate here with 5 of our grandchildren (ages 3 to 8) and we were treated as if we were royalty. Hats off to the gentleman at the front and to our waiter, Zach. We sat outside on the second floor porch and... More

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is for sure the best restaurent in Edgartown. Greta food, greta place and service. Must go there. Shall reserve because it is usually full.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We arrived around 6:45 on a Monday evening in April and the restaurant was humming. The decor is very smart and elegant. Our first impression was that the majority of tables sat 2-4 patrons...we had 5 in our party and we did not have a reservation. The hostess greeted us with a welcoming smile and quickly directed us to a... More

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North Babylon, NY
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Maybe they were understaffed? We waited a looong time for our meals, but when they arrived they were quite good. Wait staff was apologetic, and we weren't in a hurry, so overall a good experience.

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