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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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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 3 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
Orlando, Florida
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104 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcoming friendly atmosphere and creative cuisine make a favorite restaurant and definitely worth stopping by. It is definitely an upscale casual dining experience. If you are not staying in Edgartown and are driving there, allow extra time because Edgartown is quite crowded and parking is a problem.

Thank R-Ann
Boston, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dined at at L'etoile in previous years with larger groups but this was the first year with just the two of us. We had an 8:30 reservation for a Saturday in late July. We started out with cocktails on the lawn and then moved in to the tent for dinner. We each had three courses. I had the... More 

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North East, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location easily reached by foot in Edgartown. Atmosphere excellent with outstanding menu and wine list. Happy patrons and great staff.

Thank nelson_wound
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

L'etoile is an excellent laid-back French dining experience. The portions are generous, the ingredients fresh and high quality, there's great variety on the menu, and the food is presented as if it were a work of art. If you are a foodie willing to open your wallet, or if you're looking for a special dinner for an anniversary / getaway... More 

Thank Brenton S

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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
Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?