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515 North Road, Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02552
+1 508-645-9819
11:00 - 21:00
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The food is ordered at the front window. There are a few tables and other seating in the back, which looks out over a small inlet off the harbor. When the food is ready, it can be picked up at the window in the back by the tables.

Thank mvvacation
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We came here for a late dinner close to when they were closing right after enjoying the amazing Menemsha sunset. It was Labor Day weekend so it was busy and lots of people in line. Another spot in MV that closes earlier than you would expect. We were disappointed in the number of good restaurants in Menemsha, especially those that... More 

Thank Khyati D
Corpus Christi, TX
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Grabbed a quick bite here on a sunny fall afternoon. It was one of the few places open not in the main ports. The ambience was charming and the food was excellent!

Thank cculola13
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186 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely best New England clam chowder we've ever had --no holds barred! We had lobster rolls, New England clam chowder, crab cakes, fresh tuna salad sandwiches and swordfish sandwiches and loved every bite! A great view from the porch , reasonably priced, generous portions. You won't find this place on a map, but look for it-- all he locals head... More 

Thank Barbara G
Maple Glen, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place came highly recommended from friends who are frequent MV visitors and I can see why. The menu is filled with interesting, reasonably priced sandwiches - we enjoyed t he swordfish with pesto and the tuna was excellent too. We arrived early enough for lunch to get a great seat on the deck overlooking the boats, I'd love to... More 

Thank Gary F
Chilmark, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Our whole family loves the Galley! Reasonable prices, tasty food, salads, sandwiches, seafood, dinners, ice cream, all the good fixin's for an easy family meal out and about. Plus, you can take it all back home, to the beach, to the water side rocks, or to their back porch with views of Menemsha boats. Every trip to Menemsha should include... More 

Thank CLMessmer
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Went to see the sunset at the State park...this gem is within walking distance. Great food, friendly staff! Enjoyed the variety of food, especially the Quinoa Veggie Burgers. Grandson loved the Chicken fingers. Must try the white bean artichoke sandwich..we went back for seconds!!!! Very reasonably priced!!

Thank fussymama50
Maynard, Massachusetts
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69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We come here all the time - sometimes for ice cream and this week for lunch - the food is always fresh cooked and delicious / if you eat on the porch, the view can't be beat. If you take out it is just as wonderful.

1 Thank Linda H
morris, ct
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view of canal, boats and cottages from back porch eating area. No liquor. Very casual. Lobster roll, chowder, etc. Were all tasty.

1 Thank baglab1
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I was only on the island for 3 days and ate there twice! Best eggplant sandwich EVER! (On gluten free bread!) I will return to the island and Menemsha Galley again and again.

1 Thank Leslie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
American, Seafood, Soups
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 North Road, Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02552
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Menemsha
  • Phone Number: +1 508-645-9819
Famous, friendly, family owned Menemsha Galley, a gem of a 52 year old home cookin' eatery. Barbie's famous lobster rolls and chowder, fresh swordfish sandwiches, fresh angus burgers and Galley fries, salads, vegetarian type specials are offered daily at reasonable prices. Enjoy your meal on the sweet back porch with sunset views at the head of the harbor. Our very popular soft serve ice cream is a special treat to take with you as you explore the quaint little Menemsha Fishing Village and famous beach.

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