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Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company

9 Oak Bluffs Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-696-3000
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Ranked #6 of 49 Restaurants in Oak Bluffs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $40
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: BEST CHOWDER IN NEW ENGLAND 2013 FROM YANKEE MAGAZINE!! - Copper and mahogany grace our nautically chic dining room creating a casual-fine dining atmosphere. Fresh, local when available seafood, pasture raised steaks, all-natural chicken, craft cocktails, 15 beers on tap and of course the best award winning chowder in the country are waiting for your visit to our beautiful island. Catch a show at our 500 person occupancy live venue upstairs, entertain yourself in our large, comfortable bar and enjoy an authentic Martha's Vineyard experience while being catered to by the most attentive staff in New England. Welcome to the Martha's VIneyard Chowder Company!

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Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

As a year-round resident of Martha's Vineyard, I have had the opportunity to sample nearly all of the restaurants on the island. MV Chowder Company is my go-to for when friends and family come to visit. I have NEVER had a meal here that was anything less than absolutely excellent. The swordfish entree is delectable, specialty beverages delicious and chowder... More 

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Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

An unusually good Martini. Otherwise, OK for MV off season. We would go back. What more do you want? It's really OK, just fine for a night out.

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Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This restaurant had a great atmosphere for a fun summer restaurant and the food was unbelievable. Will go back. The only regret is that we went the last night on the Island. Next year it will be the first night

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Gravesend, Kent
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We were here out of season but the food was amazing. Of course we had their famous chowder which was delicious. I thoroughly recommend stopping by here.

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Massacusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My husband and I have wanted to try chowder co for a long time. We have enjoyed Sharkys for many years and had tried Cooper wok as well and love both. Knowing that they are all owned by the same person we thought we couldn't go wrong...We were right! Great atmosphere, great food, delicious drinks, spectacular service. Will not hesitate... More 

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oak bluffs, ma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I had a bad experience at the Chowder Company last night. Our entrees were delivered before our appetizers, and when they went back to the kitchen we could see they were placed on a shelf in front of the line. It's an open kitchen. When we got our entrees, my fish tacos were cold. I had one bite and returned... More 

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YearRoundRG, Owner at Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company, responded to this review

I was very sorry when I was made aware of this situation by my manager that evening. It was the first night serving for a new staff member after 10 days of training and as often is the case she got a tad overwhelmed and absolutely did forget to put the oysters in the computer. She is a fantastic new... More 

New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My wife and I saved MV Chowder Co. as the culmination of our 26th anniversary visit to the Vineyard due to the recommendation of our B&B. OMG were we disappointed. The chowder had no lobster flavor, bland with a bitter flavor that I associate with shallots, but it could be something else; nonetheless, bitter. We then had the fish and... More 

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YearRoundRG, Owner at Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company, responded to this review

Hello- sorry to read this review. I would like to point out for readers that there are no shallots or lobster in our award winning clam chowder. I'm sorry to read that anybody felt this way about our restaurant...the Lobster Mac and Cheese and Fish n' Chips are very well received by visitors and residents alike. I have made Chef... More 

Clifton Park, NY
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

One of a few Oak Bluffs restaurants open late in the season, the Chowder Company was a nice option. We went for lunch and came back the next night for dinner. The lobster roll is better than any I've had (yeah, had it both meals!). My wife had a beat and goat cheese salad. She loved it. But she really... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We went there with family and friends for an early dinner on August 20th. Although the restaurant was extremely busy, the service was excellent and the dining room, as well as the kitchen, was well staffed. Our server, "Princess", (young Asian girl), did an outstanding job and provided excellent service from the start to the finish. Some points to consider... More 

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maryland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

can't beat the combo...best lobster roll ever...huge...not cheap but worth it...chowder excellent and not too creamy...full of clams and other goodies...fine beer selection...good atmosphere...hard to beat...

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Additional Information about Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company

Address: 9 Oak Bluffs Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
Phone Number: +1 508-696-3000
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Oak Bluffs
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 12 - 40
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Contemporary

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