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Larsen's Fish Market

56 Basin Rd, Dutcher's Dock, Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02535-1840
+1 508-645-2680
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“steamers” (30 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (30 reviews)
“lobster” (152 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Healthy
$$ - $$$
56 Basin Rd, Dutcher's Dock, Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02535-1840
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped in for some oysters, went back for a second plate and only regretted not getting more! A lovely gem of a place to get off the beaten path and enjoy Marthas Vineyard! Get ready for some awesome seafood, sitting outside on little wooden...More

Thank Dawnzo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was there 7 years ago and went back to have some fresh seafood and lobster. Nothing has changed. The little restaurant/fishmonger's is still the great genuine neat place I discovered long ago. We had seaweeds, cherry stones, steamers, and a great lobster, all was...More

Thank Sabrina C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went several times to this store during our week in Chilmark. Their fresh fish was amazing! I am allergic to shellfish, so despite the amazing "fish" reviews at these seaside restaurants and markets, I am always a bit concerned that the focus on shellfish might...More

Thank Callisto S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is your prototypical seafood shack on the side of the road. No frills, fresh oysters, lobster, and clams served out of the fish market on paper plates. You can take your food and sit at some makeshift tables overlooking the harbor or walk 100...More

Thank JSuth2000
Reviewed 6 days ago

We bought fresh seafood and took it home to cook. Outstanding shrimp! Cooked it on the grill cajun style! Great staff!

Thank mjb00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was great, the line was long. I ordered a hot buttered lobster roll and crab cakes. The lobster roll was great the crab cakes on the other hand...tasted like a high school cafeteria chicken patty. I think I should have gone with the...More

Thank zzznorlax
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for a quick bite and had a stuffed clam--- amazing!, a cold and hot lobster roll--- the meat was perfect!, and a crab cake--- ugh. Sit outside on the traps. Watch out --/ the winds are strong!

Thank Urbanfarmgrl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best spot for seafood on the island. It's as fresh as it gets. Huge, clean and briny oysters and terrific fresh lobster rolls. You can eat right outside overlooking the water.

Thank Billy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing. Like some of the best seafood, you'll have in your life amazing. We stopped by here at the end of May 2017 because we were actually looking to go to The Bite, but it wasn't open yet. It was rainy, we...More

Thank evelilei
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Martha's Vineyard, those small, as a lot of variety over the island. This end of the island is worth the trip. It's a pretty drive out. The nearby cliffs overview point offers a great view of the cliffs. Larsons is terrific seafood market with an...More

Thank oppyga
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they ship orders? I'm in Texas, but often crave their lobster rolls!
January 24, 2015|
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Response from Keith H | Reviewed this property |
Larsen's is closed during the winter but Net Result in Vineyard Haven, which is also owned by the Larsen family is open. I know they ship live lobster so they might ship the makings for lobster rolls and you could provide... More
Thomas H
what are closing dates for larsens
January 24, 2015|
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Response from Chris L | Property representative |
Hi Thomas, Larsen's closed on October 19th, 2014 for the season. They will re-open sometime in May. Last year they opened on May 1. I generally post opening and closing dates on the Facebook page and on the website a few... More
Thomas H
when does larsens close for winter
January 24, 2015|
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Response from Andy A | Reviewed this property |
Columbus Day weekend.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Basin Rd, Dutcher's Dock, Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02535-1840
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Menemsha
  • Phone Number: +1 508-645-2680
  • E-mail
We are located in the fishing village of Menemsha on the island of Martha's Vineyard. Open seasonally, we offer fresh, locally caught seafood in our market and from our kitchen. Come enjoy your food with us on the harbor, on the beach, or take something home to prepare yourself.
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