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Seafood Shanty

31 Dock St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8151
+1 508-627-8622
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (84 reviews)
“lobster roll” (189 reviews)
“fish and chips” (68 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Dock St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8151
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11 - 20 of 1,266 reviews

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Not exactly gourmet. Great views. Food was good not great. Good for a burger or some friend fish. The calamari was pretty good.

Thank jmoeling
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch. The lobster roll and mussels were wonderful. Our waiter, Milos was great. A must visit when on the Vineyard.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Our waitress was Jess, she was very attentive to our needs. I ordered my first ever lobster, and even though she told me she herself doesn't eat it, she did her best to explain to me how to eat it, so thank you! Loved the...More

Thank Shayla R
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is a great place to have lunch. Overlooks the harbor and has a great bar. The lobster roll is enormous! And a very good selection of beers on tap.

Thank bjgiff
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I had found this place on TripAdvisor and wanted to eat here when my wife and I were on a day trip to the island. We didn't have much time to get lunch so couldn't really explore the menu. I had a bowl of clam...More

Thank Mike Y
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Recommended by our tour guide and it didn't disappoint. The setting is wonderful, directly on the waterfront in the lovely little town of Edgartown. We managed to get a seat outside at the side, overlooking the harbour and the shimmering water. Perfect. Food was served...More

Thank llpasah
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Come to shanty almost every summer and it never disappoints. I stopped in for a quick lunch this time, but being as hungover as I was from the night before, I only had a bowl of chowder. It was delicious. My server jess was friendly...More

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Service was disappointing. Poor location for our table, no silverware, slow and pushy. In a rush for you to pay. Not likely to go back.

Thank GilHoy
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I have been going to The Shanty for as long as I can remember. My parents live on the Vineyard and it is always a restaurant my husband and I frequent - often with my father. I am a vegetarian and look forward to getting...More

Thank dbnorton389
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Our dinner was exceptional!! And our waitress, Tayla, did an awesome job, even helped us navigate around the island..Luis, the manager, was very friendly as well..

Thank Rosealie M
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Questions & Answers
16 June 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I think they take reservations if you call- it might be party of 6 or more. It usually not a long wait.
11 June 2017|
Response from 231GloriaD |
Could you send me a gift certificate?
11 June 2017|
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Response from Susan A | Reviewed this property |
call them directly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, View
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
  • E-mail
Join us for delicious dining on the beautiful Edgartown Harbor.
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