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“Skip it” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Seafood Shanty

Seafood Shanty
31 Dock St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
508-627-8622
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Ranked #21 of 56 Restaurants in Edgartown
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Join us for delicious dining on the beautiful Edgartown Harbor.
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Skip it”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

We were told this was a place we must visit - boy is that wrong. The place is cramped, the waitress seemed annoyed that she had to work - the food was horrible. The Fish was so fishy and tasted so bad, we couldn't eat it. The Lobster Quesadilla had lobster that tasted fishy and was rubbery...we won't go back ever. It was also very expensive. Later we were told it's "Hit or Miss" - they missed us by a mile and it's not worth the gamble...

Visited June 2012
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Long Island, NY
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Its only a view!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

If you want a view climb the steps next door to the free roof top view. If you want good food go someplace other than The Seafood Shanty! Not good!! The only reason I gave two stars was for our friendly waitress Hannah and our drinks were good.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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“Great View with good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

Great view, good food, relaxing atmosphere! Yummy bloody mary!

Visited June 2012
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Greenland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Food dissapointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Can't beat the location for a beverage and great views of the harbor. Go some place else for dinner.

Visited May 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Great views, Good food, Good value, Lots of fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

There is nothing better than eating out on a deck overlooking Edgartown harbor. Seafood Shanty offers food (typical bar / American restaurant menu), drinks, and an unbeatable location. There is an outdoor sushi bar, which I did not try. Definitely worth a visit. Interesting combination of being both family friendly, and popular with the younger 20s set.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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