12 Incredible Restaurants in Martha's Vineyard You Need to Try

Incredible Restaurants in Martha's Vineyard You Need to Try

Martha's Vineyard is a magical island beyond just beautiful beaches and historic lighthouses.

The magic seeps into the kitchens of the many incredible restaurants scattered across the island, making each dining experience a unique culinary journey.

From the freshest seafood to innovative farm-to-table dishes, Martha's Vineyard satisfies even the most discerning palates. The island offers a vibrant foodie paradise waiting to be discovered.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the following individuals for their invaluable contributions to this article: Doris Beck, Myrtle Taylor, Robert Lorentzen, Billie Jeffries, Katalina Talley, Alejandro Long and Livia Hooper.

A Spot of Brunch at The Pawnee House MV

The Pawnee House MV is a delightful eatery tucked away on the island. Its laid-back ambiance and fusion menu boast both traditional and modern fare.

The Pawnee House charms with its cozy decor and friendly staff. The menu shines with standouts like the vegan crab cakes, Georgia On My Mind cocktail, and Yankee Swap featuring ube flavor.

The waxed paper straws showcase their dedication to sustainability. The Pawnee House is always a joyful brunch experience.

The Pawnee House MV · 20 Kennebec Ave # H, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
★★★★★ · Restaurant

A Local's Guide to Winston’s Kitchen Delights

Winston’s Kitchen embodies the flavorful spirit of Martha's Vineyard. Winston's welcomes with its warm hospitality, fresh and delicious dishes, and friendly service.

Must-try items include the French fries, breakfast through dinner selections, daily specials, hummus wrap, and fish and chips. Winston's takes you on a delightful culinary journey you'll crave again and again.

Winston’s Kitchen · 1 E Chop Dr, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
★★★★★ · American restaurant

A Hidden Gem: Chef Deon's Kitchen

Chef Deon's Kitchen feels like a personal sanctuary amidst the island bustle. The fish is light and melts in your mouth, the chicken bursts with flavor, and the rice is perfectly seasoned.

The bar staff are friendly, adding to the overall lovely experience. Chef Deon's is an island gem where the food is delicious, prices are reasonable, and service is top-notch.

Chef Deon’s Kitchen · 14 Towanticut St, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
★★★★★ · Caribbean restaurant

A Morning at Bettini Restaurant

Bettini Restaurant in the Harbor View Hotel is a morning highlight on the Vineyard. Charming wait staff like Cassidy make the experience special with their friendliness and stories.

The hearty breakfasts are worth the price with generous, fresh servings and exceptional service without pretentiousness.

Bettini also offers pleasant dining for romantic evenings, with extensive wine and cocktail options. It's great for the country club atmosphere and views more than inventive cuisine. Still, Bettini is a must-visit spot.

Bettini Restaurant · Harbor View Hotel, 131 N Water St, Edgartown, MA 02539
★★★★★ · Restaurant

My Regular Visits to Waterside Market

The Waterside Market is a real Vineyard gem, perfect for all-day breakfast, divine sandwiches, hearty chili, and diverse menu options like the CAB sandwich. Quick, friendly service is always a plus.

The market represents the charm of island living despite busy hours and vineyard prices. It's a culinary journey not to miss.

Waterside Market · 82 Main St, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
★★★★★ · Restaurant

A Memorable Dining Experience at State Road Restaurant

State Road Restaurant whisks you into a culinary paradise with its creative New American fare and rustic-chic aesthetic. The charming ambiance, excellent service, and commitment to fresh, seasonal ingredients make every visit remarkable.

Menu highlights include bluefish, swordfish, and whipped carrots with brown butter. With its attention to detail, State Road offers more than a meal - it's an experience.

State Road Restaurant · 688 State Rd, West Tisbury, MA 02575
★★★★★ · New American restaurant

Nightly Cravings Satisfied at Midnight Taco MV

Midnight Taco MV satisfies late-night hunger pangs with shrimp and chicken tacos, hot dogs, and fries.

Owner duo Bleu and Jav serve up tasty fare with friendly service, conveniently located to drop by anytime. It's one of the best spots for a midnight snack in town.

Midnight Taco MV · 27 Lake Ave, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
★★★★★ · Restaurant

A Seafood Soirée at The Port Hunter

The Port Hunter offers lively ambiance and aromas in a charming, historic building. Prompt, knowledgeable service enhances seafood-focused dishes like the divine chicken sandwich and well-crafted cocktails.

Live music on certain nights makes it more than just a meal – it’s an experience worth the occasional splurge.

The Port Hunter · 55 Main St, Edgartown, MA 02539
★★★★★ · Restaurant

My Favorite Seafood Spot: Lookout Tavern

Lookout Tavern combines great food and breathtaking ocean views. Menu favorites like the Tuna Tacos and Coconut Shrimp are irresistible. The bar overlooking the Nantucket Sound is the perfect place to unwind.

Top-notch hospitality from staff like Taylor R. deliver a five-star experience. Lookout Tavern accommodates time crunches and group trips flawlessly. It offers an unforgettable seafood experience and views.

Lookout Tavern · 8 Seaview Ave, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
★★★★★ · Seafood restaurant

Enjoying Comfort Food at Lucky Hank's

Lucky Hank's quaint, casual setting has become a comforting Vineyard staple, known for brunch cocktails, Eggs Benedict, porch seating, warm ambiance, and classics like the White Sangria and Farm Share.

Staff like Lamb enhance the experience with sweet dispositions and prompt service.

Hank’s has consistently delighted with the best meals and cocktails, beautifully plated and accommodating of dietary needs. It's a satisfying local spot.

Lucky Hank’s · 218 Upper Main St, Edgartown, MA 02539
★★★★★ · American restaurant

A Regular at Little House Café

Little House Café feels like home with its hearty global flavors, freshly brewed coffee, and variety of veggie and gluten-free options.

Menu favorites include the fish tacos, tenderloin tacos, and chicken shawarma. The café offers a mini culinary voyage with every warm, friendly visit.

Little House Café · 339 State Rd, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
★★★★★ · Restaurant

A Memorable Evening at Salvatore's Ristorante Italiano

Salvatore’s transports you to the heart of Italy with its warm welcome, efficient handling of large groups, and attentive service suggesting perfect pairings. Every dish from grilled scallops to lobster ravioli excites the palate.

An after-dinner scoop of Mad Martha’s ice cream ends the spectacular Italian feast on a sweet note. For authentic Italian cuisine on the Vineyard, Salvatore’s is the place to be.

Salvatore’s Ristorante Italiano · 20 Union St, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
★★★★★ · Restaurant

A Memorable Dining Experience at The Terrace

The Terrace at Charlotte Inn is a culinary paradise under Chef Patrice, where each visit offers a remarkable dining experience. Dishes are a sensory experience with perfectly balanced flavors and striking presentation.

The light-filled ambiance makes every artful dish a stunning spectacle. The high-quality farm-to-table fare includes standouts like the halibut and steak. More than a place to dine, The Terrace creates memorable meals and moments.

The Terrace | Charlotte Inn · 27 S Summer St, Edgartown, MA 02539
★★★★★ · Fine dining restaurant

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