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Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company

9 Oak Bluffs Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-696-3000
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“chowder” (392 reviews)
“lobster roll” (104 reviews)
“clams” (88 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9 Oak Bluffs Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company
1. Come for the chowder...
"The chowder was the absolute best that I have ever had."
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2. Discover the lobster roll...
"Absolutely the BEST Clam chowder and Lobster roll I have EVER had"
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3. Experience our full menu...
"You can't go wrong with this menu. Everything is good"
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband & I were walking past the restaurant when they offered a sample of their clam chowder. We tasted it and immediately went inside for lunch. The chowder is the best we have ever had! It is loaded with clams, only has a few...More

Thank Cindy216
Reviewed 2 days ago

went for a late dinner. Food was great! Sat outside it was nice with the heat lamps on. 6 people and everyone enjoyed their food.

Thank lleach
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My friend and I went here for dinner on a girls mid-week getaway. It’s a bit upscale for the area so if you are looking for something other than fried fish, this is the place. I can’t say enough good things about the food. Chowder...More

Thank Jenna6
Reviewed 1 week ago

The clam chowder was the best I ever had. The shrimp and scallop cakes were delish! A very nice place to eat.

Thank klabarnes
Reviewed 1 week ago

SO i went here for a lobster roll - i was on a quest for the island's best- and was surprised to see if wasn't available. Maybe it was the July 4th holiday supply snafu or the strangely unreliable ferries that week, but my lobster...More

Thank Wanita N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for some lunch and had probably the best chowder on the island. Treat yourself to a lobster roll too!!! Delicious!!!!

Thank darlenenardone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in on the 4th of July for some bites. We sat on the front mini deck which was weird at first but it had some good people watching. We ordered a drink - espresso martinis- and they were SUPER strong. No complaints about...More

Thank SeacoastSally
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for a week-long vacation and got to try quite a few spots. I went here thinking this would be some of the best lobster rolls on the island. Honestly, it was just okay. There could have been more flavor and it was...More

Thank terryg128
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner there while waiting for our boat home for the day. We had the fish & chips and my husband also had a bowl of the acclaimed clam chowder which my husband said was just good, but not the best he's ever had....More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve given a good review due to the quality of the food and the good service. However I wasn’t a fan of the way the lobster roll was prepared, despite having read the reviews of the lobster rolls not having mayo and still decided to...More

Thank CinciPatron
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Questions & Answers
Catherine B
September 9, 2016|
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Response from YearRoundRG | Property representative |
Hello- no fish chowder, not aware of anyone who has one in town...thanks!
August 18, 2016|
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Response from YearRoundRG | Property representative |
Just wear clothes and you are welcome. :)
Gwen S
August 6, 2016|
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Response from YearRoundRG | Property representative |
Hello- we are 'all ages' friendly...this year we have had more families join us than ever and we have a kids menu with a coloring sheet and crayons. Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Oak Bluffs Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Oak Bluffs
  • Phone Number: +1 508-696-3000
  • E-mail
BEST CHOWDER IN NEW ENGLAND FROM YANKEE MAGAZINE, BEST CHOWDER 2015 from CAPE & ISLANDS MAGAZINE, MV MAGAZINE and winner of the 2015 MV CHOWDER CONTEST!! - Copper and mahogany grace our nautically chic dining room creating a casual-fine dining atmosphere. Fresh, local when available seafood, pasture raised steaks, all-natural chicken, craft cocktails, 15 beers on tap and of course the best award winning chowder in the country are waiting for your visit to our beautiful island. Play a game in our 5000 Sq Ft 21+ game room 'LoFT' upstairs (Which features 6 pool tables, darts, foosball, Shuffleboard tables, ping pong, full bar, jukebox & more) or entertain yourself in our large, comfortable bar and enjoy an authentic Martha's Vineyard experience while being catered to by the most attentive staff in New England. Welcome to the Martha's VIneyard Chowder Company!
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