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“Delicious - relaxed and good value!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Alchemy

Alchemy
71 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
508 627 9999
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Ranked #20 of 56 Restaurants in Edgartown
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Delicious - relaxed and good value!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We happened upon Alchemy by chance and were very pleased we did. Everything we thought by looking through the window turned out to be true and yet even better. These guys are seriously excellent at preparing and serving good food at reasonable prices in a most enjoyable and comfortable environment. I had two appetisers (scallops and duck in a lettuce wrap) both delicious and generous portions. My wife ordered the crab and asparagus salad which she thought delicious. All washed down with Cava and recommended white Pinot Gris and Red blend. Service was delightful - just so professional yet warmly welcoming and relaxing I could have spent hours there upstairs in front of the fire with a brandy or two - but we have cycling tomorrow and a whole island to explore so perhaps just as well we walked home to our inn. I thoroughly recommend this charming and most relaxed restaurant.

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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Enjoy a bite at the bar...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Our "go to" restaurant Atria was closed for a private party and they recommend Alchemy. We REALLY enjoyed our dinner at the bar. Crispy pork belly perfectly cooked. Bag of fried oysters were an indulgence we don't often order. Be aware that the portion is HUGE. The bartender is super attentive (even when slammed) and makes exceptional cocktails. The place is very nice and has two levels although we did not venture upstairs.

Visited March 2014
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Bronx, New York, USA
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“NYC in MV”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

this restaurant ranks as one of the top I have been to - the menu is always staying fresh but the food is top notch

Visited September 2013
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Norman, Oklahoma
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106 reviews 106 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Good food in a beautiful setting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

Dined here the other night and had a very enjoyable dinner. Service was excellent. Had their bag of fried oysters, which were fresh and presented in a fun manner. The oysters were plentiful, and we paired it with a bottle of Sancerre. Very nice evening meal.

Visited February 2014
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Lancaster, Massachusetts, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Special Spot in Edgartown”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Went to Alchemy after the Christmas stroll in Edgartown. What a delight! We were planning on having drinks and appetizers, but the appetizer menu was fairly limited and the bay scallop and pasta special sounded intriguing, so we ordered that. It. Was. Amazing! Perfectly cooked fresh Vineyard bay scallops with spinach, garlic and these tiny cheese ravioli-type pasta - fabulous! Add to that my new favorite drink, French Quarter, and the always gracious, attentive-without-being-intrusive service, and we had a perfect evening. Alchemy never disappoints!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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