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Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company

9 Oak Bluffs Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-696-3000
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (375 reviews)
“clams” (84 reviews)
“lobster roll” (96 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Oak Bluffs Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
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1 - 10 of 762 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had dinner here our first night in town. I am not a big chowder fan but my friends got chowder. . I tasted it. AMAZING. Get the chowder.

Thank DonnaW_10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We choose to have lunch here because of its famous clam chowder and it is really good. The other plates were ok but not great . The service was very good.

Thank Andres E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend this restaurant to anyone! The lobster mac and cheese is the best. The atmosphere is very nice.

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The WomanBaby's only request for her return trip to MV was to come here to try the award-winning Clam Chowder. The entire restaurant extends a welcoming atmosphere with its furniture, lighting & decor designs adding a sophisticated touch. Rachel, the Bartender who took care of...More

Thank SuperMamaKat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sat at the bar to eat - ordered two different fish meals, both very good. They are good at sauces. Bar staff knows their menu, good beer and wine variety.

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited in the off season and had local swordfish and scallops for our meal. It was perfectly cooked and literally melted in your mouth. We made reservations the same day ( off season) and the atmosphere was quiet and lovely despite the dining is...More

Thank Martha C
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

We follow local island places and today MV Chowder posted that a cup of their award winning chowder would be $1 rather than $8 from 4-11pm. We just moved to the island and this gave us a reason to try this restaurant out today. Loved...More

Thank taftdev
Reviewed April 2, 2018

The staff is waiting for you from the minute you walk in the door. They are well-trained in dealing with the public. Our server last night, Chad, was patient with us and made sure we understood everything we had questions about, and with a sense...More

Thank debby543
Reviewed March 5, 2018

We had a hankering for clam chowder on a freezing cold day in December, and this was the right place to come.

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Love going on the off season for "burger night". The price is unbeatable for MV, the food was fresh and perfectly cooked medium rare. The service was amazing! burger night is always packed but there was 0 wait and the staff was incredibly efficient. I...More

Thank MVresident
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Questions & Answers
Catherine B
September 9, 2016|
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Response from YearRoundRG | Property representative |
Hello- no fish chowder, not aware of anyone who has one in town...thanks!
August 18, 2016|
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Response from YearRoundRG | Property representative |
Just wear clothes and you are welcome. :)
Gwen S
August 6, 2016|
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Response from YearRoundRG | Property representative |
Hello- we are 'all ages' friendly...this year we have had more families join us than ever and we have a kids menu with a coloring sheet and crayons. Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Oak Bluffs Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Oak Bluffs
  • Phone Number: +1 508-696-3000
  • E-mail
BEST CHOWDER IN NEW ENGLAND FROM YANKEE MAGAZINE, BEST CHOWDER 2015 from CAPE & ISLANDS MAGAZINE, MV MAGAZINE and winner of the 2015 MV CHOWDER CONTEST!! - Copper and mahogany grace our nautically chic dining room creating a casual-fine dining atmosphere. Fresh, local when available seafood, pasture raised steaks, all-natural chicken, craft cocktails, 15 beers on tap and of course the best award winning chowder in the country are waiting for your visit to our beautiful island. Play a game in our 5000 Sq Ft 21+ game room 'LoFT' upstairs (Which features 6 pool tables, darts, foosball, Shuffleboard tables, ping pong, full bar, jukebox & more) or entertain yourself in our large, comfortable bar and enjoy an authentic Martha's Vineyard experience while being catered to by the most attentive staff in New England. Welcome to the Martha's VIneyard Chowder Company!
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