Martha’s Vineyard Restaurants

Things are about to be quite different on Oakland Avenue in Oak Bluffs. 7a owners, Dan Sauer and Wenonah Madison, have purchased the old Smoke N’ Bones. Though it is going to remain BBQ, I think it’s going to be dramatically different BBQ. Hello, it’s food created by Dan. The rotation of seasons for me […]

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If you spend time on Facebook like me, and live on the Island, chances are you have either heard of or have seen To Go With Joe. To Go With Joe are food review videos about local (mostly) restaurants. Joe is Joe Farina, and he is hysterical. He chooses a restaurant, sometimes just because and […]

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Update: The chef is now Dan Kelleher. Just a couple of weeks ago, Ritz manager Ben DeForest left the business. Short lived. Ben came back. Now he’s the managing partner of the iconic Oak Bluffs bar and restaurant. With this new role, came a renewed passion to create and serve Oak Bluffs style bbq and soul […]

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I think that people sometimes forget about The Terrace Restaurant at The Charlotte Inn as a dining option. Perhaps because it can be perceived as too fancy or too expensive. However, that is not necessarily the case. The Terrace at The Charlotte Inn is open almost for the whole year, and has really created some […]

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A chef can be a storyteller with food, and that is what the new chef at State Road is. Chef Randy Rucker came to Martha’s Vineyard from Texas in October, and hasn’t looked back. A previous owner of three restaurants in Texas, he is now enjoying focusing all his energy on the food in his new […]

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Now I am not necessary a buffet fan, but there are those instances that change your mind. I recently discovered one — the buffet on Sunday nights at Copper Wok. For lunch and dinner, Copper Wok offers an all you can eat Chinese Buffet, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., for $10.99, and from 4:00 p.m. to […]

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If you’ve ever met the brothers behind Smooth Moves, Zared and Evan Shai, you know that they are guys that know how to have fun. Their newest endeavor, Backyard Taco, definitely emulates that vibe. Located right next to Smooth Moves on Winter Street, you might be surprised at all you’ll find in this little space. The […]

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The Covington, the name of the tugboat that hit the Port Hunter back in 1918, resulting in a well known shipwreck off East Chop, is also the name of the new sister restaurant to The Port Hunter in Edgartown. The Covington opened with great fanfare earlier this summer, and has been jammed ever since. The two […]

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Ah the joys of the Sweet Life. Each year I am delighted by what’s new at this fabulous Oak Bluffs restaurant featuring seasonal, modern cusine. And this year does not disappoint. With chef/owner Kevin Crowell at Detente for the season, chef Carlos Montoya is back in the kitchen with his inventive and delicious cooking. I […]

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One of the most anticipated restaurant openings in Oak Bluffs happened this past week at Down Island. Down Island is the second restaurant for the Celestial Group (Adam Jaime, Doug Abdelnour, Dave Gaffy, and Steve Ansara) which owns sister restaurant, 20 By Nine, on Kennebec Avenue, Oak Bluffs. Down Island is also on Kennebec Avenue. However, you […]

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