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“If You Don't Get Take Out Here...you've missed what the Vineyard is all about”
Review of The Bite

The Bite
Ranked #4 of 8 Restaurants in Menemsha
Price range: $0 - $12
Cuisines: Seafood
Restaurant details
anywhere for a good meal
Level 6 Contributor
282 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“If You Don't Get Take Out Here...you've missed what the Vineyard is all about”
Reviewed July 20, 2013

Our long-standing favorite for take out...fried clams are the best, in fact most on the menu is fried...but this is definitely the place to "slip" on the diet. A wonderful little joint with really nice people and super food. Don't miss it on your day up-Island. TAKE OUT ONLY..CASH ONLY..NO CREDIT CARDS. Would hate to see you go unprepared.

  • Visited July 2013
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English first
West Tisbury, Massachusetts
Level 6 Contributor
130 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“the BEST fried clams!”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

The Bite is known for fried clams. It deserves its reputation. They are delicious. Also try the cheese stuffed jalapenos. We were there on the last day of the season just before they closed. Thus we were actually able to park in one of the few slots at their door. This tiny shack is a gem.

Visited October 2012
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Maryland
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Best Clam Chowder Anywhere”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

Just a little shack, the Bite has been producing the best clam chowder for decades. And a friend who loves fried clams and is very picky about the says that the clams are the very best.

Visited July 2013
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Winter Park, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
197 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Best Walk Up Fried Food Ever”
Reviewed July 9, 2013

Whatever fried seafood you want, you can walk up to this shack and order it. They are famous for their whole-belly clams and they are quite the treat, but only if you like fried clams. It is not something to try for the first time here.

Visited July 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Top Notch Breading on Chicken Fingers”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

While the bite mostly does fried seafood, they also have a few non-seafood items that are unbelievable. I have had their chicken fingers and french fries multiple times and am never disappointed. Perfect breading on the chicken fingers and they are very moist and tender, not dried out. The fries are also wonderful. It is a little expensive and they don't give you quite enough ketchup but I recommend it to everyone!

  • Visited July 2013
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