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Black Dog Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Soups
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Vineyard Haven Harbor, 21 Beach Street Ext, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5626
+1 508-693-9223
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Cranston, Rhode Island
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Same great food, same friendly service, warm weather on the way, but without the lines and crowd that accompanies the busy season

Thank cwll2015
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Easter Breakfast yummy!! Right on the water this restaurant does it all. Enjoyed breakfast, loved their pancakes and all this at a fair price. Server was sweet and attentive while hostess struggled. She seemed to be at a loss with several empty tables and not so many guests waiting for them :) Can't wait to come back

Thank yourgas
Boston, Massachusetts
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been years since I've been here but, my family and I decided to stop in for lunch during our trip to the island. We arrived at the height of the lunch rush but, we were seated and greeted promptly by our server. We ordered 3 lunch plates and one breakfast. The food arrived at the table shortly and we... More 

Thank jetset02116
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for a visit in Martha's Vineyard, and came to eat at this tavern. The burger was tasteless and the salad was like a pile of leafs someone just threw into the plate, no dressing or olive oil. In a few words, try someplace else.

Thank Rami G
Essex, Connecticut
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102 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were told about the place from the Chamber of Commerce visitor center. Right off the boat. Ambiance is very New England island, older, very cool, and nice view of the water. The beet salad was really good, but the French Dip sandwich special was really awesome. Honestly, beef was so tender, gooey cheese, sautéed onions and a fantastic roll.... More 

Thank alisa62
Blackstone, Massachusetts
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176 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice views of the harbor. We went for lunch and breakfast. Lunch server was just ok. Breakfast server was good. For lunch we had the chowder which was good and split a cod sandwich which was just ok. Than returned to try breakfast over the weekend. I had the meat omelet that seemed dry, my wife had a burrito which... More 

1 Thank RayV555
Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the black dog. It was the first restaurant we went to when we moved to the island. It is rugged like the ocean that surrounds it. The views are enormous. You really feel put back in time. Once the fireplace is going another layer of ambience Is added. The grub is good it's fairly home grown. With a... More 

1 Thank Deborah E
Nolensville, TN
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118 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I very much enjoyed the friendly service, great food and wonderful view. Our waitress was very attentive and helped us work through our food selections.

Thank 2CanStan
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived on a Sunday morning; tavern was busy but we were acknowledged immediately. There were a few open tables but offered a table by the windows if we wanted (who wouldn't want that???) Our server was quick and helpful, our breakfast was absolutely delicious, eggs cooked perfectly, great potatoes, perfect bacon. We will definitely be making this a regular occurrence.

Thank Kara C
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Waiting for the ferry, great breakfast with tasty and somewhat unusual items, at least for Mountain People. Super friendly staff, eating with a couple of "locals" helped start the day off right. Right on the water with a view of the harbor area.

Thank Tom R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Bar, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vineyard Haven Harbor, 21 Beach Street Ext, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5626
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Vineyard Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 508-693-9223

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