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Seafood Shanty

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31 Dock St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8151
+1 508-627-8622
11:00 - 22:00
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Duxbury, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been going here for many years from May to October; we frequently sail here. There are much better restaurants in the area, but you can't beat the views especially from the roof deck. Drinks and appetizers for sunset can't be beat. The food overall is good, and offers a large menu including sushi. Great for families!

Thank SYTrustMe
Edgartown, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great location right on Edgartown Harbor. They have great sushi. The rest of the menu is OK - they don't have to work too hard with this location.

Thank tracyschaller2016
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Top outside area only place for drinks and food Great views great atmosphere Look over Chaput and edgartown harbor!!

Thank Susan A
Palm Harbor, Florida
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We were there for lunch and sat inside as it was chilly outside. The view was still amazing. We each ordered a Bloody Mary; it was the best I have had-almost a meal in itself. The chowder was very good, as was the lobster. The staff was friendly and very accommodating; we look forward to going back next time we... More 

Thank Zelda1962
Franklin, Tennessee
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1,272 reviews
806 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

If you want the very worst treatment and service by the wait staff, go to the Seafood Shanty for your greatest disappointment on the island of Martha's Vineyard! They will certainly set the mark!

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Bumpass, Virginia
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Great lobsters at great prices in the heart of Edgartown overlooking the water. So if you are looking for lobster.....

Thank moody1779
Edgartown, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The service is great at The Seafood Shanty! Atmosphere is beautiful overlooking the Edgartown Harbor and the seafood superb!

Thank Perennialcat
Toledo, Ohio
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95 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I had a bowl of chowder and the Fried Fisherman Platter and both were very good, which is kind of unusual for fried seafood but I tried it anyway. It's just a few steps off the beaten path but easy to find.

Thank ray h
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I went to this restaurant during Labor Day week. I had high hopes because of the recommendation. The restaurant has outdoor seating that looks out over the harbor. The food was disappointing. It was comparable to pub food with mostly fried dishes. I had fried scallops. I might try it again with that expectation in mind.

Thank ptraveler55
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I came here this past August in the peak of season. For being the biggest restaurant on the island, the shanty handled the hustle and bustle of August tourists with ease. We came here several times over the week. Our first time we sat on the deck and had Maitai's along with some sushi and fish and... More 

Thank Becca E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Dock St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8151
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-627-8622
Join us for delicious dining on the beautiful Edgartown Harbor.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?