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Sweet Life

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63 Circuit Ave, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
5086960200
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hamilton, Bermuda
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We hosted our Wedding Dinner/Reception at Sweet Life on September 17th. The service was amazing, everyone went out of their way to make my wife and I feel like the most important guests there. The ambiance is so romantic and perfect for couples and larger groups. I would recommend this restaurant to any guests coming to the Island. A big... More 

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Thank Kirstin S
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were seated outside on a wonderful cool evening. We started with first class oysters and moved on to scallops and duck. Really great compositions on the plates and attentive waitstaff. Also enjoyed their wines by the glass. Definitely would return.

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Thank Lorraine B
Seattle
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93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Creative dishes in a nice patio area or a cute indoor area. I believe it is a old house. Great attentive service, everything was perfect!

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Thank VacationerSeattle
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner there with my wife and was disappointed. Although the setting was very nice the food was mediocre and very expensive. We both had duck which was served very rare and was tough and tasteless. The bread was great.

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Thank Gary G
Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for our mini honeymoon and were not disappointed. At the entrance, the restaurant is very unassuming. It is a lively, casual place with nothing special in terms of decor. But what it lacks in decor it makes up for in food. The food was absolutely delicious. My wife got the special which was short ribs and shrimp... More 

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Thank JustinG1487
Boston
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143 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some of the food was excellent, some mediocre. A very pleasant but scattered and ultimately not great server. Sweet Life has been a summer treat for many years but after last night's disappointing and very expensive dinner may have ended that tradition. The squid ink pasta with shrimp was very good, as were the beets and burrata. The heirloom tomato... More 

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Thank travellerNewton
Amityville, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

This is a very special restaurant. Each dish is prepared individually and the flavors are crafted to perfect the bite. We had a large party of 5. I had the rack of lamb which was grilled to perfection and served with braised carrots and vegetables in a special sauce. My husband had fish served in a delicate broth and my... More 

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Thank Ellen S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We went with friends and sat outside on the patio, which is under a pretty white tent with soft white lights. The food was delicious, and the service was spot on. My oysters were life-changing. And, I loved the tuna tartare and the duck. It was a really great night at Sweet Life.

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Thank R20007
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Went to Sweet Life on a Saturday night & luckily the timing was right and they were able to fit us in. I had the duck, which was just ok, too chewy for my taste and not enough sauce. My friend had the lamb and he said it was just ok too, not a lot of meat which happens with... More 

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Thank Ready2travel320
Montclair, NJ
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Pretty outdoor seating and nice service. Halibut and scallops were great. But duck and lamb were disappointing--both too tough. At those high prices, disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$50 - $65
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Circuit Ave, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Oak Bluffs
  • Phone Number: 5086960200

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