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Black Dog Tavern

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Vineyard Haven Harbor, 21 Beach Street Ext, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5626
508 693 9223
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 110
    Excellent
  • 153
    Very good
  • 55
    Average
  • 25
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food

We really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. This is a really popular spot. We saw people anchor their boats and come in for take out and then sail away.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Nashville, Tennessee
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great crabcakes! Teen daughter loved the enormous salmon sandwich! Super server late afternoon, who (unlike many establishments) did not rush us as they closed 4-5 p.m., but we were respectful of shift changes. Hadn't eaten there in 21 years since our honeymoon, but worth the wait! We had a table in the corner that didn't get much circulation, so if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. This is a really popular spot. We saw people anchor their boats and come in for take out and then sail away.

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Everything about my visit was horrible. The hostess was unbelievably rude when we arrived. She said it would be a 45 minute wait. We looked past her at an almost empty dining room and asked why it would be so long. She grabbed the waiting list and literally shoved it in out faces and said "because all of these people... More 

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Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We just sat on the patio here to order drinks and food. We could see straight into the kitchen which is filthy. Also the waitress station on the patio was also filthy. I instantly lost my appetite and when the food came I couldn't even stay or eat there. Even the door to bathroom outside was filthy. The management and... More 

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Boston
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Have been here many years ago....came in for dinner...service was terribly slow...chowder was terrific... And then it went down hill from there ...the brown bread came out and it was smoking hot...except the center was frozen like a rock...I'm serious , ice cold frozen center with hot exterior, it must be a new style....my wife had a Caesars salad that... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Loved everything about this restaurant, the service, the food, the view of the dock! I had the scrambled eggs with broccolli, asparagus and spinach. Every visitor to the island needs to go here and see what the black dog hype is about!

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Detroit, Michigan
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Stop by to grab a bite to eat during our drive around the island. The bread, pastries, cakes and cookies were fantastic. The portion sizes were great.

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Holbrook, New York
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273 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We came here for breakfast on a Sunday around 10am and was told there would be a 45 minute wait. To their credit the wait was accurate right to the minute but it was hard to believe a place that big would have a wait that long for breakfast when there wasn't that many people waiting outside. It wasn't the... More 

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Had a quick dinner here before heading to a show at the newly restored play house in town. Food and the view were great. Fun rustic atmosphere!

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Burlington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We just "found" this restaurant when we drove into Vineyard Haven. We weren't sure what to expect but really enjoyed our lunches. We had burgers, lobster and crab cakes. They have gluten free rolls, so even I could have a lobster roll. The chowder was excellent. Once seated, service was quick and our waitress, Lauren, was great! The prices were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vineyard Haven Harbor, 21 Beach Street Ext, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5626
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Vineyard Haven
  • Phone Number: 508 693 9223

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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