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Called Lookout Tavern for a reason, the establishment has one of THE best water views on Martha's Vineyard! Overlooking the Nantucket Sound, the Lookout Tavern caters to both sea and land lovers alike. Known for it's amazing sushi, raw bar and seafood. Lookout also offers diners great sandwiches and burgers. Bar open till midnight.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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American, Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Waterfront, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed November 22, 2020

We really enjoyed this tavern. Good drinks, great comfort sea food and friendly servers. Lobster roll was excellent.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed October 28, 2020

The food here was outstanding, the oysters were perfection, I swear each one was the size of my whole hand, they were the perfect combination of briny and sweet, I also had the best lobster roll I have ever had in my life, it was...perfectly cooked, not overly buttered, the bread/roll was toaster to perfection and the bloody Marys were great. We came here before a tour, when we were done we had nothing to do but wait for the ferry back so back to the Lookout we went. Unfortunately, because of the laws we could not go back and just have drinks, we had to order food, so we had the popcorn shrimp and...you guessed it MORE OYSTERS! I have no idea if this is a tourist trap, I really don't care, I know me and my family had an excellent memorable meal here and I would definitely go back!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 20, 2020 via mobile

Outstanding menu and Staff, excellent on and off season. You cant go wrong with any choice , favorite is the Mikes Burger.

Date of visit: October 2020
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paolaf789, Guest Relations Manager at Lookout Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2020

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Reviewed October 15, 2020

We were told about this place and we had to check it out. On our first night in Oak Bluffs, we walked in and got a table outdoors. The menu had all these Voted Best Lobster roll awards for years and years, so I had...to try one. OMG...I LOVED it. Their sauteed lobster roll was warm and buttery with lots of big chunks of real lobster meat. Nicely seasoned...the bun was perfect as well. My fiancé got the Chicken Salad sandwich on a toasted ciabatta bread and he loved it as well. The food came out of the kitchen fast. During the pandemic they have this QR scan code that you can download for the virtual menu. Easy. A great spot for good food !More

Date of visit: October 2020
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paolaf789, Guest Relations Manager at Lookout Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2020

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Reviewed October 12, 2020

Very busy place on a Saturday night - but our server, Kayla, was excellent. I ordered the Cuban panini and my daughter had the fish and chips. The food came up very quickly - was piping hot. Delicious! We plan to come back next year....Thank you!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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paolaf789, Guest Relations Manager at Lookout Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2020

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Reviewed October 6, 2020 via mobile

Had dinner here overlooking Atlantic Ocean - put reservation in early (about 6) and walked around nearby - got a text when table was ready and our seats were spectacular with unobstructed ocean views. I had chicken tacos and my wife had sushi - and...calamari to start - food was good and prices reasonable - highly recommend this place Saw a “blood” or harvest moon that night over the ocean horizon which was niceMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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paolaf789, Guest Relations Manager at Lookout Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2020

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Reviewed October 6, 2020

Our dinner at the Lookout Tavern turned out to be one of those quintessential New England experiences. I had a dozen of the freshest, meatiest oysters I've ever had, a cup of creamy clam chowder followed by a giant lobster roll. My wife had the...complete lobster dinner (soup, steamers, a generous steamed lobster, etc,) My martini was just right and the wine by the glass was a very generous pour. The service provided by Jovana could not have been better,More

Date of visit: October 2020
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paolaf789, Guest Relations Manager at Lookout Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2020

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Reviewed October 3, 2020 via mobile

Best lobster roll hands down All you need is one it is not skimpy it is over loaded must have hot you won’t be disappointed

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 2, 2020 via mobile

My daughter myself and a friend had dinner here tonight. I had a cup of the lobster bisque and my friend had a cup of the clam chowder. They were both tasteless I barely ate any of it nor did my friend. The food was...so-so and very expensive. The only good thing is that it has a water view. Don’t waste your money. Go somewhere elseMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 24, 2020 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, originally asked for outdoor seating. Big mistake. They take you out back door and into an enclosed tent on the side of the building. No view of anything and a total turn-off. Went back and sat inside, good view, better atmosphere....Service was prompt and friendly. Pretty good draft beer selection. Huge menu! If you can’t find something here you’re just not hungry. We had the lobster tacos, loaded with lobster, very tasty. We also had grilled chicken club with avocado, great choice. Meals came with homemade chips, just ok. Good sized portions.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Joopa09
August 6, 2019|
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Response from Quansoo5 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but as far as I'm concerned the only good thing about the restaurant is the view.
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dutchgirl255
September 3, 2018|
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Response from paolaf789 | Property representative |
No we do not take reservations. You can download the No Wait app and put your name in for a table . This app is not a reservation app it just helps you see how long of a wait it is .
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Response from paolaf789 | Property representative |
Hi No we close Dec 31 and reopen in April.
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