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Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company

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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Contemporary
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9 Oak Bluffs Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-696-3000
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Rutland, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate here very last minute after a day on the beach in Chappy and a sunset in Menemsha so we were tired and hungry. I loved the atmosphere with the fireplace. The chowder was the best I've ever had! It was delicious. Our waitress was very pleasant and a great experience overall. I would highly recommend for a night... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The restaurant's clam chowder lives up to all of its hype! I had an incredible meal here starting off with the chowder and then the littleneck boil, a sumptuous feast for any seafood lover!

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Thank bermuda1_10
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went twice because of the tastefull meals and cozy view on the harbour Try the Mattakeese Baked Oysters and Ciopinno if you like seafood. They are very tastefull

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Sydney, Australia
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108 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Having searched for a recommendation on TripAdvisor I had lunch here recently as I had wanted to try a Lobster Roll. For $29 what a disappointment. So much oil/butter that it was almost inedible. I found lobster shell in my roll (also swallowed a piece) and was told by the manager that this was normal as it was fresh lobster.... More 

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Thank rblw
YearRoundRG, Owner at Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company, responded to this review

Hello! Sorry to hear about your thoughts of our Lobster Roll...it is by far in a way our #1 lunch item and the half pound of delicious lobster warmed in hot butter with fresh herbs and chopped bacon served in a perfectly toasted brioche bun with fries is usually a slam dunk crowd pleaser. If yours was anything less than... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a ferry to catch and the staff was very accommodating in getting us served and out without being rushed, The chowder was very good. Friendly folks at the Chowder Co.

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ambiance is casual nice local spot in a nice shopping area. We typically like getting a lot of appetizers instead of large plates and I warned the sister ahead of time. I asked for the apps to be spread out. However all the apps were brought out at once so our small table was bombarded with plates (two people) and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there because of the Gluten Free clam chowder. It was excellent. The waiter was helpful in picking gluten free entrees. The food was very good. The atmosphere is relaxed so no need to dress up to enjoy a great meal.

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north jersey
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch and of course wanted to taste their clam chowder. We each ordered the cup , which is more like a bowl size & well worth the $8.00 price per cup. Chock full of clams & creamy, not too thick. For our lunch order we each had the burger, with cheese & bacon , well done(... More 

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YearRoundRG, Owner at Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us and the wonderful review! JB More 

connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were almost ready to head back to Hyannis and our daughter had told us we had to go try the chowder here. So off we went. We sat outside and ordered the Fresh Ricotta, the beet salad with pears and sesame and of course the chowder. The Ricotta was out of this world! I wish I had a bowl... More 

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YearRoundRG, Owner at Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company, responded to this review

Thank you!! JB More 

Windsor, Connecticut
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great place to drop in while visiting Oak Buffs. Food was excellent along with the service.

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Thank mldixon27
YearRoundRG, Owner at Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company, responded to this review

Appreciate your support and review! JB More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $40
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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