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Address: Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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+1 508-693-6181

Off-beat and quirky shopping enclave in Oak Bluffs.

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Comfy walk to town for good food and shopping

Easy to get around town either walking or bus system. The gingerbread style homes are so beautiful and quaint. The smell of flowers and the water views were spectacular!

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Mary C
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Easy to get around town either walking or bus system. The gingerbread style homes are so beautiful and quaint. The smell of flowers and the water views were spectacular!

Thank Mary C
Spring Lake, Michigan
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is the main drag of Oak Bluffs. Lots of stores and restaurants. Some of the stores are a little tacky but there are also a bunch of interesting local products. It's well worth the walk. Be sure to check out the Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA) just past the end of the shopping area.

Thank WFBFamily
Bridgewater MA
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Martha's Vineyard has been crowded with the presidential visits and all of the hoopla. We went over on Saturday and couldn't have picked a better day. We went on the Island Queen which is my favorite way to travel but I was very disappointed in the fall schedule being implemented given the gorgeous weather. We took the town bus to... More 

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is the heart of Oak Bluffs shopping, restaurants and music scene. I became addicted to Linda Jean's blueberry pancakes. Try Down Island restaurant for a dinner experience of fun and fabulous with a simple and soulful atmosphere . Stop in and shop at C'est la vie, meet the friendly and knowledgeable owners. Pick up a few souvenirs, jewelry or... More 

1 Thank Sunnie G
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Architecture of buildings is interesting and very pretty - T shirts everywhere but you can find bargains if you look hard

Thank Richard L
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

My husband and I stayed in Oak Bluffs, so I knew we had to go through Circuit Ave at least once to check everything out! We had a nice time - there are a handful of restaurants, clothing stores, etc. to check out. If you are looking for more high end shopping, I would head to Edgartown instead. We did... More 

1 Thank Ashley W
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is the primary street to peruse for gifts, clothing and good eats. They have good quality merchandise on this street and a few cheaper things to cover the gamut. This is also in walking distance to the carousel. They also have some very unique craft stores, a general store and coffee shops, etc.

1 Thank Diane D
Bristol, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Circuit Ave is one of the islands tourists traps. The street is loaded with shops, restaurants and island memorabilia. You may catch a party or parade on the street depending on what's happening, but you can't visit the island without walking Circuit Ave.

Thank 231scottg
Lebanon, Connecticut
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

a wide range of stores, from boutiquey to your usual gift shops...lots of local artists shops also...lots of restaurants

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Circuit Ave in Oaks Bluff is the most like the beach towns in Maryland and New Jersey then any other spot on the Vineyard. It's one souvenir shop after another and they are all pretty much selling the same stuff. It's the least unique of all of the Vineyard towns and tends to be the most crowded/rowdiest.

Thank Wic808

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