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Seafood Shanty

31 Dock St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
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Ranked #21 of 56 Restaurants in Edgartown
Price range: $10 - $30
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Join us for delicious dining on the beautiful Edgartown Harbor.

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CApe Cod, MA
4 reviews 4 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The food was great, the waitstaff was eager to please. Be aware the outside deck gets packed quickly but the dining room view is just as nice Live music all the time

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Edgartown, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The upstairs bar and outside patio are fantastic a great place to go for the afternoon. Usually a live band during the summer season so expect a younger crowd and being loud. The bar has a great selection of all the summer drinks but the food is typical and fair. The dinning room down stairs also has spectacular views of... More 

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Miami, Florida
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248 reviews 248 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This was our first visit to Seafood Shanty, and we will return. It's a large restaurant, on the water, and filled with locals. The service was very good and the food was delicious. We didn't have much -- lobster bisque, a lobster roll and a shrimp cocktail. But it's easy to screw up one or more of these dishes, and... More 

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St. Joseph, MI
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64 reviews 64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I visit MV often and this was my first time at Seafood Shanty. It's a large restaurant and can certainly accommodate a lot of people. Food was good and service was also quite good. If you have a shellfish allergy be careful as they fry their fish in the same oil that they use for shellfish. Not a big deal... More 

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Ridgewood, NJ
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314 reviews 314 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

During a day trip to Martha's Vineyard, we stopped for lunch at the Seafood Shanty, one of the larger, more popular restaurants by the water. We were seated in the middle section even though there were places near the harbor view. Since we were there just for lunch, it was not a big deal but it would have been quite... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This restaurant was recommended as a "must" while we were visiting Martha's Vinyard. We were not disappointed. We were there for lunch and the restaurant was packed, but no delay in getting a table on the verandah. Fantastic view. We had a bowl of clam chowder each and then shared calmari & fries. Service was great and we appreciated the... More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

This was an end of season visit with the restaurant closing the following week, however that should not excuse the rather surly attitude of our waiter and the choice of only two draft beers from the normal 7 or so listed on the menu. That being said the lobster roll was tasty, and the view from the restaurant superb. I... More 

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Underhill, Vermont
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Blustery end of season visit. Sat upstairs on the open deck, highly recommended if it is sunny out. It was a tad windy and cool (early Oct) when we were there. The food was good but unremarkable, the lobster roll was quite plain. Service was good. I know from previous visits this is one of the busier spots to eat... More 

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86 reviews 86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

A friend and I stopped for fish and chips and we were not disappointed. $15.99 for a large piece of battered fish and fries with a side of homemade tartare sauce and coleslaw. It's was not oily or greasy, the fish was flaky and delicious. The margaritas were huge! $10.99 and were served in tall tumbler. Very tasty. Great view... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

From the moment we walked into this establishment, we realised we'd probably made a mistake. The biggest mistake was staying. Not a word passed the welcoming hostess's lips, neither was there any eye contact. We requested a table for two and another hostess showed us to our table. The menu seemed fine but what was written bore little resemblance to... More 

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Additional Information about Seafood Shanty

Address: 31 Dock St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
Phone Number: 508-627-8622
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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