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The Terrace at The Charlotte Inn

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The Terrace’s dedication to fine cuisine, impeccable service, & a warm, sophisticated ambiance offers the perfect complement to The Charlotte Inn, a Relais & Chateaux property. Chef Patrice Martineau's international & national award-winning experience includes the Chef de Cuisine position at Peter at the Peninsula in Tokyo, spending two-years as the youngest ever Executive Chef of the legendary London Savoy Hotel, and being Executive Chef for the luxury hotel The Montage in Beverly Hills. He has experienced a longtime relationship with world acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud. Serving as Chef de Cuisine, he managed the kitchen at Michelin-starred Daniel in Manhattan for several years. Chef Martineau’s
PRICE RANGE
$28 - $75
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
French, International
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully decorated restaurant, historic site, service is excellent and every thing we ordered was delicious. Can’t wait to go back.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 3, 2020

We had a fabulous dinner here during our recent trip to Martha's Vineyard - we were celebrating my birthday. All of our interactions with the restaurant (when making reservations etc) were professional and friendly. When we arrived, we felt as if we had traveled through...time.... sheer elegance. Take a few minutes to look at the gallery before or after dinner. We dined on the Terrace (so outside) but it was elegant and we felt like we were contiguous with the restaurant. We splurged... on the caviar and the lobster special, and some nice wine. But we really felt special as well. A nice touch was a small cake they brought out for my birthday. Definitely recommend - the food and the service and the overall experience. Our only regret was that we did not choose to stay at the Charlotte Inn (and instead made a very unwise choice...) - I can only imagine how special it would be to stay at this quite unique and elegant place.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 21, 2020

This is one of the best dining experiences I have had in many years! The Terrace is a charming airy restaurant in the elegant Charlotte Inn. Cocktails and wine are served in crystal goblets; the fine china is French and the wait staff discrete. Best...of all is Chef Patrice Martineau's classic french cuisine - from Champagne - is superb. I had the most delicate vichyssoise something I rarely ordered except in France. The best! A halibut was perfectly seasoned and an Ile Flottante was ethereal. Can't say enough. I lived in France for years and love cooking - you won't be disappointed.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed January 3, 2020

This was the second time (Not my idea) that I came with a group of friends for a New Year's Eve dinner. This time the food was edible, although 5 of the 6 at our table passed on the soup. Overall, the atmosphere is warm...and beautiful, but the food was average at best, the service was slow and the cost of this experience was excessive. There will not be a third visit to The Charlotte Inn!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

Very pricey but absolutely impeccable . From the ambiance, to the service and let’s not forget the remarkable selection and food presentation! I highly recommend this as a very special place to be shared with great friends and or family members that lean toward being...foodies.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 7, 2019

Perhaps my favourite restaurant on the Vineyard. It never disappoints so we visit it several times each summer. The food is superb, the wine list offers good choice without being pretentious and the waiters are knowledgeable and friendly.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 1, 2019

This is a lovely restaurant with wonderful staff and a system of serving (no teamwork) that's just terrible. After 2 hours we couldn't get coffee and a check which mattered as we were on the last ferry. Food, by the way, is terrific. They can...fix this as there is more than enough staff and some simply stand around as though this is a union shop.....which surely it's not. I wouldn't returnMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 28, 2019 via mobile

My partner and I went here last night. Started with a cocktail in the Green Room which is like stepping into yesteryear. Then moved to the covered dining room which has a wonderful Victorian eclectic atmosphere. The servers were superb and the food out of...this world delicious. Menu changes regularly but we had Foie Gras to start and no word can describe what a pleasure this was as a bite. Then we had a summer pasta and the special lamb chops. Better than the Foie Gras. Dessert based on S’mores delicious also. If you are on the Vineyard this place is a must but expect to pay the price for excellence.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

An outstanding restaurant. Best scallops I’ve ever had. Service was over the top too. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 22, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely stunning restaurant in decor and service.... it’s a relais chateaux hotel restaurant.... there’s a dress code.... it’s a warm night so I would recommend the inside which is beautiful.... the appetizers (shrimp cocktail n the beet salad n the cucumber gazpacho) were all delicious.......the entree (chicken and the swordfish) are unfortunately slightly underwhelming n slightly dry considering they were $40 each....our waiter and the managers are exceptional in service.... I didn’t give it 5 stars ultimately because the food for $100 a person with no wine and desert could be a bit more spectacular .... overall still a very enjoyable eveningMore

Date of visit: July 2019
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elizabethc523
July 28, 2015|
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Response from theterracemv | Property representative |
Hi there, thanks for reaching out. For our dress requirements, we just ask that guests do not dress too casually, staying away from t-shirts, shorts, flip-flops, etc. Many of our guests prefer to wear a jacket in the... More
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rdu22
June 15, 2015|
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Response from theterracemv | Property representative |
Unfortunately, we are not set up to do a party of that size. We have a 45 seat dining room and are unable to seat that many guests. Thank you very much for thinking of us, and hopefully you can dine with us in a smaller... More
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