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22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8144
+1 508-627-5187
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“foie gras” (26 reviews)
“lobster” (63 reviews)
“tasting menu” (16 reviews)
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French, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8144
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Reviewed September 29, 2014

We ate at the bar where the prices were very decent compared to the pricey but quaint dining room. We were very pleased with the atmosphere at the bar and the cozy setting for a cool night. The hamburger was very ample, tasty and well...More

Thank jmateu
Reviewed September 17, 2014

Scotch in hand, bunnies running across the lawn, we stopped for a night cap. Didn't get to go in for dinner. Yet enjoyed the evening with overpriced scotch, on the chairs in the front lawn, and tended to by nice staff. One of my next...More

Thank Rita V
Reviewed September 16, 2014

We love L'Etoile, both the restaurant and the bar. We ate in the bar the other night and I ordered a burger and my husband ordered the steak. We both ordered them rare. His was perfect and very good. Mine was very grey and a...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed September 15, 2014

On a birthday dinner we were delighted by the oysters and disappointed by the overcooked lamb rack chops. Service was good, atmosphere passable save for the fact that with no dress code men in shorts and flip-flops would never make it into a first-class French...More

1  Thank MacDonald M
Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

This spot for gathering with a small group is off the main street In Edgartown and across from some art galleries plus shops worth visiting. The menus is small as is the bar area.

Thank Alison C
Reviewed September 10, 2014

Delightful meal here,chose the bar food menu, probably the best dining experience here on the island, really friendly staff and lovely atmosphere, the lobster tatiana, was just delicious , would definitely recommend it.

Thank Anne L
Reviewed September 9, 2014

Was here on Labor day weekend...wasn't packed, sat right away, very quiet atmosphere, romantic etc. Had the surf and turf which was very well prepared, Dessert was a little lacking but wasn't all that bad. Nice lil French restaurant for the area!

Thank Edge2778
Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

It's a beautiful and romantic place in the middle of Martha's Vineyard . Since you go in the building it's surrounded by a beautiful garden full of flowers. The food is spectacular the taste of ever dish it's amazing . Service is great and prices...More

Thank Ferise
Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Very pretty inside. Kind staff. Fantastic service. Delicious authentic french cuisine. Pricey, yes, but really one of the best restaurants I've eaten at in a long time. Great for special occasions.

Thank tabeach1
Reviewed September 6, 2014

I felt like I was eating in a minimum security prison and an unseen warden had to approve any minor substitution. The battle to simply place an order for a pregnant woman and a vegatarian was unbelievable- certainly enough to kill any positive experience. I...More

4  Thank iphonenyc
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Tom S
June 3, 2016|
Response from WhitmanCurrans | Reviewed this property |
Although I don't know for sure I can't help but believe they would offer menu items for the ever growing gluten concerns. This restaurant seems to be quaint and romantic yet fresh and in tune with the latest menu options... More
August 24, 2015|
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Response from HvPssptWilTrvl | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
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
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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Located in the heart of downtown Edgartown, l'etoile offers a casually elegant dining and bar experience

l'étoile is a vibrant modern restaurant located in a restored historic whaling captain's house on the island of Martha's Vineyard. Chef-owned & operated, our focus is on guest satisfaction. We offer an inventive, fresh, seasonally-driven menu along with similar lighter fare in the bar. dine in our contemporary, casually elegant dining rooms or outdoors on our festive tented patio.

bar-l'étoile is a stylishly intimate and vibrant destination to enjoy a "Startini" or one of our many specialty cocktails or one of 18 wines by the glass before or after dinner. A seat at the lively bar or at your own high-top table - or the porch and adirondack chairs on the lawn in the summer - are the perfect place to have a drink, a relaxed meal or or small plate from the eclectic bar bites menu. our full dinner menu is also offered in the bar.
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