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Behind the Bookstore Coffee Bar

46 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8237
+1 774-549-9123
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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46 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8237
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

First of all, trying to find a place to park is nerve wracking. There are people everywhere, and the streets are narrow. You find the bookstore and walk down the side of the store to get to the courtyard where there are tables set. You...More

Thank Barbara220
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great atmosphere, tucked away behind the bookstore. Good clean food, coffee and other treats. Peaceful setting.

Thank bmarschok
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Who wants to sit inside on a beautiful summer day? Nestled between two buildings and under a creative canopy of canvas you will find the Behind the Bookstore Coffee bar. Yes, it offers creative food – I had a delicious yellowfin tuna salad sandwich –...More

Thank tsdouglas48
Reviewed July 19, 2018

The tent set up in back was cool and comfortable. The selection was OK, my sandwich was good but a bit overpriced. The "greens" in a salad were a bit weird. Not fancy, order and sit down, but fine.

Thank stubonedoc
Reviewed July 12, 2018

In front, a bookstore, Walk to the back, a cocktail bar. Past the tables, a tea and coffee shop. Everything you need! Great atmosphere, offers a $5.00 'Gansett, and bar snacks (poke or fried greenbeans). A little expensive for the food but its an island.,...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

May be pricey, but great staff, the best coffee in town and also a very relaxed spot for a drink. The breakfast awesome - you have to try this spot

Thank Philip v
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Wait staff was non attentive, even rude, food way over priced. Would no go back . Breakfast sandwich was not even remotely appealing, soggy and not worth the price. Two small bottles of water, double the price of what they should be.

Thank ejkiup
Reviewed June 22, 2018

A great little coffee bar to read your newspaper in peace. Shady serving food and a nice little bar off the Main Street. Great coffee

Thank KittyJitty
Reviewed June 18, 2018

In the past we have really enjoyed this cafe, but on this trip we had a very mediocre lunch. I had the chicken sandwich, the bread was dry and so was the chicken. Very disappointing.

Thank Pamela T
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Nice quite atmosphere just off the main busy streets. Good latte and pretty too. Will return tomorrow and many more times to come!

Thank topsil12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8237
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: +1 774-549-9123
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