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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Join us for delicious dining on the beautiful Edgartown Harbor.
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 145
    Excellent
  • 187
    Very good
  • 87
    Average
  • 34
    Poor
  • 30
    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
Outdoors upstairs for drinks and dining on the water

Forget the downstairs but upstairs is worth finding a parking space for! Go upstairs nice active area great views!! Get the mussels and a great drink! Good for singles friends and family

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
Susan3663
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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483 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Stoneham, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I would definitely return here... I had the best bloody Mary ever! Beautiful and tasty! The view is one of the nicest on the islands, and one of the most decent foods.

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Edgartown, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place to meet and Have a drink on the upstairs deck, but eat elsewhere. The food is very inconsistent.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Forget the downstairs but upstairs is worth finding a parking space for! Go upstairs nice active area great views!! Get the mussels and a great drink! Good for singles friends and family

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Boston
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My friends/family always make sure we go to the Seafood Shanty because they have the best views in all of Edgartown! They have a large open deck that has a large bar and seating over looking the harbor - amazing! Waitstaff is attentive, quick and friendly, they are also a factor in the overall fun experience in dining hear. Have... More 

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CApe Cod, MA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

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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253 reviews 253 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
46 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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356 reviews 356 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 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
Senior Contributor
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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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating

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