where to eat on Martha’s Vineyard

Just in time for Labor Day weekend, the iconic Newes from America Pub, part of the Kelley House, located in the heart of Edgartown village reopened after being closed all summer. Unfortunately earlier in the year, the Newes had pipes that burst. The pipes, located under four feet of concrete, were not the only things […]

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Nothing says Summer more than good BBQ, and what could be better then skipping the work? Well, lucky for us, Fella’s, on Union Street in Vineyard Haven, and on State Road in West Tisbury, offer their famous Backyard BBQ. Get ready for some finger-licking good, well seasoned, well cooked classic BBQ that you can enjoy […]

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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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At 14 A street in the MV airport Business Park, you’ll find Jan Buhrman’s Kitchen Porch Catering, but it’s actually so much more. This year, Jan and her culinary team have opened the Back Porch Larder (larder is a room or large cupboard for storing food). Jan has taken the term larder and applied it to her […]

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Nestled in the corner of Nevin Square, in Edgartown, you’ll find Détente. This little gem is open for its 12th season – 12 years of providing local, creative, inspiring cuisine. With a cozy outdoor patio, a great bar and two floors of intimate dining, there’s a space that caters to your mood for the night. […]

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I went for coffee with a friend to Beetlebung in Oak Bluffs on Monday, and saw that it was closing on Sunday, September 20th. I realized that I had not been yet this year, and needed to sample the new chef’s food before it closed. The next day I made a date with a friend, […]

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Chilmark Tavern has eluded me for the last couple of years, but this was the Summer it had to happen. I have been hearing so much about the Island’s only “tavern”. The food and the scene draws crowds nightly with people from all over Martha’s Vineyard. Living in Oak Bluffs, it sometimes feels like heading up-Island […]

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For months now, I’ve been driving by Beach Road Restaurant in Vineyard Haven, watching renovations progress, hearing rumors of opening dates, and with much anticipation growing. We all know and love State Road, and it’s so nice to have a little Up-Island cooking come Down-Island. The wait is over. Beach Road opened on Thursday, July 30th. […]

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Sadly, Siren had only one season. After 2015, Siren closed its doors. Now Down Island, a fine dining restaurant, occupies the space. According to Wikipedia, sirens (Greek mythology) “were dangerous yet beautiful creatures, who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island.” In Oak Bluffs, Siren […]

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The Harbor View is at it again, and we are indeed the lucky ones. You might have heard that there is a new Executive Chef there, Caleb Lara, and with this new addition comes a whole new restaurant name and menu. Water Street is no more. Welcome Lighthouse Grill, named in honor of the amazing […]

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