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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” (81 reviews)
“lobster roll” (234 reviews)
“fish and chips” (66 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll 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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211 - 220 of 1,245 reviews

Reviewed 6 June 2017

If you are staying in edgartown and looking for a good place for dinner look no further. It is a causal place and family friendly. The have lobster rolls, platters, and full lobsters. I wouldn't go expecting a fancy meal but if you are looking...More

3  Thank Bryan W
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The Friolator: the epidemic continues. With two exceptions (Lobster and Cod), everything is frozen, previously prepared, breaded, thawed, and mostly fried. Seafood Shanty is a very efficient, very friendly family type restaurant. It can be very crowded and noisy. Be certain to ask what is...More

Thank painter04646
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Worst place ever, to avoid , overpriced, low quality, the only good thing is the view, do not recommendMore

Thank Helene R
tsfs, Manager at Seafood Shanty, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Congratulations on your first and only review on trip advisor. I'm sorry you had such a terrible experience at The Seafood Shanty. I assure you that we work very hard to provide a great experience for all of our guests. If at the time of...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

While visiting Edgartown, just walking the main street area, I noticed the Seafood Shanty a little set back from the sidewalk near the waterfront area. It looked cute and had a menu posted outside. The menu had a variety of items from seafood, salads, sandwiches...More

Thank mandae0428
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Nothing is fresh. The taste is below par. Only thing good is the view. Don't believe the hype. You will come out better making yourself a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

Thank WaresofDuluth
tsfs, Manager at Seafood Shanty, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

We're sorry we didn't reach your expectations. We will certainly consider adding peanut butter and jelly as an option to our menu.

Reviewed 29 May 2017

A menu of fresh seafood, this is the go to spot for Lobster. Great service, and friendly staff. Highly recommend outside dining during the warm summer months.

Thank jkochin
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed another great dinner at Seafood Shanty! The service was amazing! Our server, Alex was so friendly, attentive, and fun! We enjoyed talking to her and our time with her!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I were vacationing in Martha's Vineyard on Memorial Day Weekend and we ate at Seafood Shanty. I ordered the lobster roll and it was absolutely delicious. My portion was very generous for the price. We also had a delightful server by the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The lobster roll was so big and delicious, The service was excellent and sitting looking out at the water made it a beautiful lunch experience.

Thank TsRabbit
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite spots in Edgartown, having a fabulous location on the water, well prepared food and an attentive staff. We've been coming for years and this time did not disappoint. My sushi was delicious, and my partner was equally enthusiastic about...More

Thank Molly J
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Questions & Answers
16 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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 ecgainey | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call for instructions. They are available.
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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
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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