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Sweet Life

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63 Circuit Ave, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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cape cod
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I shared a quiet dinner here for our anniversary. My husband had the halibut and I had the scallops. Both were delicious and the service was good. Overall, a good experience. Not giving it a five because I felt that the ambiance was slightly off.

Thank deedeeboop
Rutland, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here for my husband's 40th birthday and it was a very special meal! I had the salmon and he had the scallops and they were both delicious plates. The atmosphere is cozy and romantic. I had asked that they do something special for his birthday but I don't think they got the memo so that was a bit... More 

Thank 718tara
Westford, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here on a Weds. in September. I was dining alone and was so impressed that they were accommodating on where i wanted to sit. The outdoor patio is enclosed by a hedge which is adorned with white lights. Fresh food, I have a farmers salad with green goddess dressing and scallops that were to die for. Blueberry pie... More 

Thank hilary t
Hamilton, Bermuda
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

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 

Thank Kirstin S
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 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.

Thank Lorraine B
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93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

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!

Thank VacationerSeattle
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 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.

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 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

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 

Thank JustinG1487
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143 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

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 

Thank travellerNewton
Amityville, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Ellen S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$50 - $65
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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?