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French, American, Contemporary
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22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8144
508 627 5187
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Asked for a surf and turf with a Rib Eye as the turf. Demanded that the steak was cooked rare. The sole of my shoe was more tender than the steak and it wasn't a rib eye! Tasted more like charred roast beef. Terrible...

1 Thank Yvan G
Somerset, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Must try, to die for FOIE GRAS. First time trying and must make the trip again just for this delicacy. Bar is Sm.. Worth the trip if just for this appetizer.

Thank hdbulhoes
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Based on its reputation, we were really looking forward to dinner. What a let down. Service was terrible, it took over 40 minutes to get an appetizer. We complained and got tepid apologies. The food was okay at best and very overpriced. There are many better options in Edgartown.

2 Thank Gary_Gotto
Sarasota, Florida
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great location, great service, beautiful atmosphere and fantastic staff and service! We will return on our next list to the Vineyard!

Thank Michael K
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Understated, elegant and romantic. We had the foie gra, which is outrageously good; and the etuvee of lobster, with wonderful accompaniments. The service was wonderful. This is no doubt one of the best dining experiences on the island.

Thank David F
Princeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner in the bar or under the tent are my favorites here. Food is consistently good. They have the best oysters in town. Ice cold local katama , heaven. The bar is great for a lighter meal if you can score one of the four tables.

Thank Onlythebest4me2
Lincoln, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

L'etoile is arguably the best food on the island. My wife and I went with another couple with whom we regularly dine. Three of us ordered the same appetizer and main course: crispy sesame-coated prime Chesapeake bay soft shell crab on tropical vegetable & mango slaw with Asian dressing as the app, and lobster etuvee, their signature dish, as entree.... More 

Thank DiverSteve11
Southington, Connecticut
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at our reservation for dinner to find out President Obama was going to be also having dinner at the same time. We were met with delays and secret service screenings. It was done very respectfully. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. The restaurant is elegant and the food is gourmet. We consider the night that we will never forget.... More 

Thank drmom111
Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After spending the better part of thirty minutes trying to find a place to park in Edgartown, we finally found a spot about about 10 blocks away. Not that I minded the rather long stroll through the charming neighborhood but it was something I wasn't prepared for when allowing time to get there. Plan accordingly on your visit. Once we... More 

Thank Peter F
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoy dining at the bar at least once each year when we are visiting MV. The food is always delicious but the menu choices never change. Roger was a great addition at the bar this summer - hope he returns next year!

Thank Beth B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
French, American, Contemporary
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8144
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: 508 627 5187

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