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Seafood Shanty

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31 Dock St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8151
+1 508-627-8622
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I came here this past August in the peak of season. For being the biggest restaurant on the island, the shanty handled the hustle and bustle of August tourists with ease. We came here several times over the week. Our first time we sat on the deck and had Maitai's along with some sushi and fish and... More 

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Thank Becca E
West Springfield, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Shanty is perfect for a sunny afternoon when you can sit on the upstairs deck and enjoy the comings & goings in Edgartown Harbor. Food is basically pub food.

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Thank Pkend
London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The outside seating area on the first floor was divine. Service was excellent. Seafood was fresh and lobster dishes were gorgeous. Thoroughly recommend

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Thank Pollyallen
West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was slow the drinks were awful the food was pre made you could not change ingredients just bad atmosphere

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Thank russc77
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sushi here was delicious! While my mother was not quite a huge fan of the lobster cakes, I was thrilled with my sushi! Fresh and tasty!

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Thank Amber A
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

This restaurant is located right on the water near the Yacht Club, so there is always a lot to see. The food is good, and the prices are mid-to-higher level. Upstairs is a bar and outside deck and there is live music and dancing every evening. Years ago, we would see Walter Cronkite having dinner there (he had a house... More 

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Thank mvvacation
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Been coming to the seafood shanty for several Summer's now, and as always everything was amazing. The restaurant is located right on Edgartown harbor, and it is beautiful. Amazing views of the harbor and chappaquidic from the rooftop deck, or enjoy something a little more quiet on the lower level. Everything was amazing from the moment I walked in the... More 

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Thank Jeffrey S
Garards Fort, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Had salad and had fish taco that was very good . We had 31 on our bus tour group. Many got the Lobster roll that is $21.99. Nice setting. Service was good and fast. Nice atmosphere. Limited outdoor seating, but it was just as well since it was so windy. Nice wharf view.

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Thank Yellows2neTraveler
Grants Pass, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Our tour guide always give us a little insight on the towns we go to. The Seafood Shanty was highly recommended. There were 4 of us and we decided to eat there. There was a long line but it did move very quickly. The lunch was very good, we all tried something different.

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Thank Rita O
Flemington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Group of 6 of us ordered at the outside kiosk as we did not want to spend too much time with sit down service. I ordered the lobster roll ($16.95) and it was amazing. This place was recommended by our tour guide and for good reason. Our friends got the clam chowder which was amazing as well. Tip: Walk outside... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Dock St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8151
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-627-8622
Description
Join us for delicious dining on the beautiful Edgartown Harbor.

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