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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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Today
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 105
    Very good
  • 46
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Go for the Chowder

Just go ahead and order the bowl of Quahog Chowder. You'll be happy that you did. The salads are great and so is the Pesto Chicken Sandwich. I only wish they had sweet tea, but I'm not in the south anymore.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
JMcKee999
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Orlando, Florida
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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263 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Orlando, Florida
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Just go ahead and order the bowl of Quahog Chowder. You'll be happy that you did. The salads are great and so is the Pesto Chicken Sandwich. I only wish they had sweet tea, but I'm not in the south anymore.

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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160 reviews 160 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Having just arrived on Martha's Vineyard we stopped off at this eatery which is close to the ferry terminal in Vineyard Haven. We were fortunate enough to get a table by the window overlooking the bay and our server was friendly and efficient. There are plenty of choices on the menu including breakfasts and brunch. We selected a salad and... More 

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Urbanna, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is a great place with good food, a wide selection of microbrews and wines, and very nice views of the harbor.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

They make it themselves and it is outstanding. Breakfasts are pretty good. Dinner is so-so. Our server was below average; I had to track her down to get the chowder I ordered (it was average). When the salad I ordered arrived, it was the wrong salad. The correct salad was tasty. When the bill arrived, it was incorrect. Maybe it... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The setting was nice and the service okay, but the food was just average. However, the chowder is possibly the best this Cape Codder has ever eaten.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Very good! The portions were huge! I had the fish and chips and the hubby had pancakes and a omelet. All were good. Try to get a table near the water.

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New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Fresh, hot food with a waterfront view. It's not an extensive menu. but we went for all the local fishy fare and were not disappointed- Quahog Chowder; Deepfried Oyster and Fish and Chips. The restaurant has character.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

How ca you go to MV and not go to The Black Dog???....YOU CAN'T. A meal at The BD is part of the overall experience of MV. The food is great, atmosphere is authentic, and the service is always friendly. A meal at The Black Dog will never disappoint (and I have had many there). These folks really nailed it... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Food was ok view is good service was the worst I have seen in a long time. Hostess never smiled and waitress was absolutely RUDE . Even a lfter poor,service throughtout our meal AND giving us the wrong bill not even an apology. She Said to the table behind us.l "what do you want to order. I have a lot... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Close to the Vine Haven, but a bit difficult to find because of the many "Black Dog" shops here this restaurant serves among the best breakfasts ever. The building is a long single story room open to the water (get a water seat) decorated in a nautical style with a tourist twist of having hanging auto license plates from many... 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: Large groups, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?