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Beetlebung Coffee House

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Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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24 Basin Road, Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02552
+1 508-645-9956
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7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Quick Bites, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great hip coffeehouse in unlikely location

If you don't want to eat at one of the seafood shacks or the fried food shack and you're looking for an upscale coffee house feel -- this is your place. A little odd to find such a place at this location but the food and drinks were good and much healthier than other alternatives in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Dreamingmother
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Whether in Oak Bluffs or Menemsha, you can't go wrong with the cutting edge food, decor, and services of Bettlebung.

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Pocantico Hills, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We used to bike to the Vineyard Haven beach for breakfast. Now we have to drive down to Menemsha but we still go every year. Great sandwiches, impeccable coffees and smoothies. Even the Rorschach lobster t-shirt is wicked!

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Vestal, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Heading to Menemsha beach with 7 kids of various ages(10-21 y/o). Parked car near shore and took a short walk to grab bagels, breakfast sandwiches and drinks. Delicious! Also has a small store inside with unique Beetlebung gifts. Worth the trip!

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Williamsburg, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Need iced coffee while walking Menemsha? This is the place to get it. Plus delicious lunch food! And a great gift shop.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I did not enjoy the coffee here as it was a bitter Vienna roast. I really wished I had tried one of the iced teas which I did not notice until I was outside again. There was a board listing the really interesting flavors like Cran Lime Hibiscus. That might have been better than the bitter brew I got that... More 

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Renee M, Owner at Beetlebung Coffee House, responded to this review

Hi Genny - Thank you for taking time to share your experience. Our coffee beans arrive freshly roasted from the western part of the state, an elite micro-roaster we have worked with since we opened our first coffee house 10 years ago in a small cottage in Vineyard Haven. Their beans are among the very best in the world, fairly... More 

Long Island City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

$13 for a small sandwich with nothing else included. Add slow service and it makes this beyond the pale in terms of MV pricing ridiculousness.

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Renee M, Owner at Beetlebung Coffee House, responded to this review

Hi David, Menemsha is a small working fishing village, located in the most remote and beautifully rustic part of Martha's Vineyard. It is where celebrities, artists, and Presidents go, and many others who want to step back in time and get away from the rest of the world. Thousands of people converge on our tiny village and its handful of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Horrible service!! The coffee drinks were very good as were the scones (hence the 2 star review). The service, HORRIBLE! The guy at the counter treated us like we were a nuisance and keeping him from doing something more important (the shop was extremely quiet). I asked him a question about a local tour and he looked down his nose... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

If you don't want to eat at one of the seafood shacks or the fried food shack and you're looking for an upscale coffee house feel -- this is your place. A little odd to find such a place at this location but the food and drinks were good and much healthier than other alternatives in the area.

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Renee M, Owner at Beetlebung Coffee House, responded to this review

Hi Dreamingmother, Thank you for your comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience! When we first set out to design the former fishing chandlery which is now Beetlebung Coffee House, we wanted to create a space that was beautiful yet rustic and inspired by its remote up-island surroundings. We didn't have a big budget to work with so through... More 

Menemsha, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My husband and I stopped here for coffees and decided to stay for lunch. I'm so glad we did that because the North Beach panini was amazing. Pesto, turkey, mozzarella, and tomatoes grilled together is the best combination. Everything was fresh and my husband enjoyed his Santa Fe panini. I got a cappuccino and it had the perfect foam while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We usually get our coffee and light breakfast here. Reasonable prices. Small cafe sitting area. Very simple. Small boutique shop for some gifts and t-shirts.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24 Basin Road, Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02552
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Menemsha
  • Phone Number: +1 508-645-9956

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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