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31 Dock St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
508-627-8622
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Join us for delicious dining on the beautiful Edgartown Harbor.

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  • 194
    Excellent
  • 240
    Very good
  • 118
    Average
  • 41
    Poor
  • 36
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Meal!

This restaurant has been recently redecorated. Threen of us had an early dinner and we each enjoyed our meals of sea bass, fish & chips, along with key lime pie for dessert! There are plenty of large windows offering beautiful harbor views from the dining room and outdoor porch seating.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
PJeanneWashington_DC
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Washington, DC
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Regardless of location the food should be good; right? Went there yesterday 8/28/15 with 2 other couples. Special was Seared ahi tuna on Cesar salad. Three of us got that. We asked for it to be rare as sear indicates. It was medium but tasty. They advertise the "Biggest Lobster Roll on the Island". Two of the group got that.... More 

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This restaurant has been recently redecorated. Threen of us had an early dinner and we each enjoyed our meals of sea bass, fish & chips, along with key lime pie for dessert! There are plenty of large windows offering beautiful harbor views from the dining room and outdoor porch seating.

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Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

They will take reservations and with 6 small children in the group they were needed many Edgartown restaurants are non-res. Stick to the fish and chip type food and you will be pleased. I had the mussels and they were good. Going for something not seafood not as good. Wait staff little cranky but we were 14 people.

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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Nine of us were visiting Edgartown for the day and had limited time to dine. We took a chance on getting seated together at the Seafood Shanty and were pleasantly surprised how quickly we were not only seated, but served as well. Our waitress was wonderful, organized, and very congenial. However, the "wow" came when we received our lobster salad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

My friends ordered lobster rolls, which were definitely very generous with the lobster. Thoroughly enjoyed my fried belly clams. Located right on the Edgartown harbor, prices comparable for seafood in new England, great selection of cocktails and drinks - can't go wrong with this place

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This was a great place for dinner on a hot and humid evening. Cool breeze from the waterfront. We didn't care much for their shashimi selection and opted for fish and chips, Cajun mahi mahi and Mediterranean barramundi. Generous portions and very tasty. Lovely outdoor dining experience.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Nice location in central Edgartown overlookin the water, boats and charming Chappy car ferry. Rooftop seating is essential on a nice day. Waitstaff very friendly and helpful. Drinks are great, food is good.. A bit on the pricey side, but what you'd expect for that area in Edgartown.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Great spot overlooking the harbor, she had the lobster roll - Good, but not the best. I had fish & chips, more like a large basket of fries with a small piece of fish, dissapointing to say the least. Prices average for the area, service just OK. Too many good resturants in the area, would not waste my time or... More 

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Bolton, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Food is decent and view is amazing. Service was very good. We got sandwiches and the kids ordered from the kids menu. Only downside was my 7 year old couldn't swap her fries for a salad. Kinda lame but overall happy.

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Culver City, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

What a wonderful location overlooking seaside marina area. Waitresses were friendly and attentive even though it became hectic when a family reunion party came in right behind us. Food was very very good and the outside patio area was beautiful. We had the lobster roll, chowder and fish sandwich-all very tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 Dock St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: 508-627-8622

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

Description

Join us for delicious dining on the beautiful Edgartown Harbor.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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