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22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8144
+1 508-627-5187
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to l'Etoile three times and have always had a memorable dinner. Being a fan of oysters, I can objectively say that the ones at l'Etoile are the best I've ever had. The atmosphere is relaxing and initing and the service attentive without being intrusive. It's worth the price.

Thank dermontl
New York City, New York
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is in a country house right in town and easily accessible. While reviews state it is for special occasions, the complex menu suggests it should be an intimate celebration for 4-6 guests at the most. A larger group will compromise quality. That said, the medley of a dozen oysters prepared three ways would be enough for me to... More 

3 Thank Jon S
San Francisco, California
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

We went here for a celebratory dinner and the food was just amazing. The service was perfect, they were able to recommend all of us just the right dishes and wine to go with. One of my friends ordered the lobster which was spectacular and the desserts were very good also. I would definitely go back and recommend it. It... More 

1 Thank lauraprice72
West Springfield, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

I have always loved eating at L'Etoile. The food is special, although the menu doesn't change as often as I'd like. Staff is very attentive. Sitting in the bar area is quite cozy

1 Thank Pkend
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

We love to come here and sit in the bar area. The cocktails are always delicious. The food is always outstanding, creative and delicious! My favorite is the lobster, my friends enjoyed the short ribs. But you can't make a mistake no matter what you order!

Thank funhunterEdgartown
Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Highly recommend! Great location! Excellent food! Wonderful, friendly service. Make a reservation. Will return!

Thank janwoodard
Boston, MA
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are foodies and we dined here summer 2015 and thought it was wonderful. We had dinner again last night and we feel the same way. My wife had the short ribs which were wonderful and the pannacotta while I had the Spanish octopus and lamb chops. The lamb was perfectly cooked and the octopus was delicious.... More 

Thank SeasonedTraveler116
Boise, Idaho
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346 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

We recently had dinner at L'etoile and the food was very good. We shared a spinach salad and had the beef short ribs on a bed of polenta. The polenta was one of the best I have had. The staff was helpful. The restaurant is located in an old house and had very little charm.

1 Thank Dale H
Worcester, Massachusetts
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194 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

One of the finest restaurants on MV. It's not pretentious and the food is wonderful. We love going and dining under the tent. Nice wine selection as well. High ticket dining, but worth the price of the ticket! I've never had a bad meal here,

Thank kayak41952
Nantucket, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Chef Michael and team have always produced top notched foods and the entire entire dining package. We mark our calendars for our annual trip to Edgartown and L'Etoile is always the first reservation that we make and work around. My wife this year looked at the menu and said, OMG what can I order and after clearing throat which hid... More 

Thank Peter M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
French, American, Contemporary
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, 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: +1 508-627-5187

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