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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” (83 reviews)
“lobster roll” (242 reviews)
“fish and chips” (67 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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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The Seafood Shanty had an amazing atmosphere, delicious food, and beautiful scenery. My friends and I arrived for dinner at the recommendation of a friend. He led us up a staircase and out onto a nice deck overlooking the harbor. I ordered a bowl of...More

Thank jaxter4
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We spent 3 days on the island and went everyday to the upstairs deck to enjoy their delicious cocktails (I tried the ocean berry and the best Bloody Mary Evahhhh). Kiria was really friendly and gave us the best service @ the outside bar. When...More

Thank Michelle_Sullivan123
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Had the lobster lunch special--- great value, mussels app which was very generous and delicious, and a couple of local beers. Such a fun vibe with good service.

Thank Urbanfarmgrl
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This beautiful restaurant and bar offers excellent views of the Edgartown harbor. It has a very vibrant bar scene and good food choices.

Thank Narek D
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We were only there for drinks but the menu was interesting and those eating seemed to enjoy the exceptional portions. Lobster is a specialty. Bar staff were very helpful, efficient and friendly. A must when in Martha's Vineyard.

Thank Johncgavim
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We stopped at that restaurant mainly because of trip advisor. We ate outside at 11 45 am. We did not wait at all and the waitress Jaimie took our order rapidly. The manager Luis came to ask us if every thing was as expected. We...More

1  Thank jleclerc55
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We were so excited to have great weather our last night after a lot of rainy days :)!!! The view is so amazing!! Our wait staff Jessica and Braden attended to our every need and shared a lot of great info on the Island. The...More

Thank Jake A
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I have been going to the Seafood Shanty for years and today I had an altercation with the manager and bartender. I always order an ice tea as I don't drink. The bartender this sumner started charging me and my twelve year old son $3.00...More

6  Thank riotio@yahoo.co... W
tsfs, Manager at Seafood Shanty, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

We don't have anything against people who don't drink alcohol at the Seafood Shanty. After all we are a family restaurant. We do however have a problem with people who bring in their own food, eat our free popcorn and demand free refills on Arnold...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Spacious. Good food. There was not a wait. The clam chowder was thick but could have been a little warmer. The boiled lobster was amazing and reasonably priced. I would go back for sure.

Thank tslester10
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Had a late lunch at the shanty in June! My lobster roll was perfect! Filled over the bun with two large scoops! Really enjoyed it! We sat out overlooking the boats and had a couple waitstaff as it was an awkward time but everyone was...More

Thank LaurenSanderson
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine
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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