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1 Lake Ave, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
508 693 2262
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Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 34
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  • 23
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  • 19
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  • 7
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Mad Martha's is great for a quick stop in any season. Fab place to take the kids if they're flagging, lots of local knowledge if you need tips on the island and how to get around as the service is great. It's quick and easy, food is great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2015
Helen F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Mad Martha's is great for a quick stop in any season. Fab place to take the kids if they're flagging, lots of local knowledge if you need tips on the island and how to get around as the service is great. It's quick and easy, food is great.

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Thank Helen F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

End of season so they were out of more than half the flavors which was a huge disappointment. Very friendly staff though that kept the line moving and generously sized portions.

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Thank ACKluv
Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Amazing pistachio ice cream! A rich, creamy vanilla base with hints of almond and orange zest chock full of pistachio nuts. A little on the pricey side, but worth it.

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Thank 673sheric
New Hampshire
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83 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Delicious homemade ice cream the mint chocolate chip is amazing! The price was a bit steep at $5 for a one scoop cone, but is was delicious with plenty of chocolate & the perfect amount of mint. There is a Mad Martha's in Edgartown too.

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Thank TheOnlyJoAnn
Fairport, New York
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This place is a summer tradition. We really liked the butter crunch and cookie dough... rich and creamy!

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Thank Michael M
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Love the ice cream!! We can't go home without going to Mad Martha's for ice cream. This visit, we even had it for breakfast!!

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Stoughton, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Large scoops of sweet ice cream all with a heavy hand. Loved the M&M cream ice cream. Long lines on Saturday of Labor Day weekend, but efficient.

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Thank Mitch S
Jacksonville, Florida
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Not something that I'd have to have all the time, average ice.cream. I'm not sure what the big deal is about this place. They only take cash, so make sure you have some on you.

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Thank Stacy H
Hartford, Connecticut
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143 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Although this place will always be special to me due to childhood memories, as an adult I can see it's nothing special. Portions are large, but smaller than Ben and Bill's. Hats for sale were all crushed and in terrible condition. Much less allergy friendly than Ben and Bill's. Sadly, after 37 years, it's no longer my favorite ice cream... More 

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Thank Wendy S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Good ice cream and a nice place to relax on a summer afternoon. The blueberry was yummy. Large portions.

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Thank Melanie E

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Lake Ave, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Oak Bluffs
  • Phone Number: 508 693 2262

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?