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Ocean View Restaurant

16 Chapman Ave, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-693-2207
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“prime rib” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Italian
$$ - $$$
16 Chapman Ave, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a busy night. Service was friendly, but forgetful. We waited a while before ordering drinks. A few of us ordered soup as an appetizer. I noticed other tables getting baskets of fresh rolls after being seated. Mentioned it to the waitress, also asking...More

1  Thank Dharma331
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for Monday lobster night and it was amazing. Great food, great wine and great service. I highly recommend and would be a repeat customer anytime.

Thank Traci P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Melt-in-your-mouth fried scallops, clams and oysters! Seriously delicious! So good, NO sauce needed! Sergio is an amazing chef! Lots of large pieces of fresh lobster in the most delicious lobster bisque! And if you want to get your chowder on, Get It On Here! Friendly...More

1  Thank sherryldmiller
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Year round restaurant frequented by locals and summer people alike. Lobster special Monday, prime rib Tuesday and so in. All good. Nice salad bar as well. Comfortable dining room and a bar. Good place. Not fancy but delicious. When you order rare - you get...More

Thank dbsopera
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped here for dinner and drinks on our way into town. Very clean and very pleasant waitstaff. Spacious nautical decor. The menu is varied, something for every diner. Our party ordered seafood and steaks. The salad bar is clean with good selections. My chicken...More

Thank TravelingDon07
Reviewed 13 March 2017

On a snowy night, we found the food quite good and the service excellent with our conversational and personable waitstaff. Ocean View has been around for many years; and although a rather "tired looking dining room", the food was predictable, plentiful and served hot and...More

Thank lschroederDresher
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our lunch here. Hubby said best Pastrami sandwich he's had in ages. My quesidilla was great. Drinks and service awesome. Prices reasonable.

Thank JudyHSomerville
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stopped to check out the Ocean View for a potential wedding rehearsal dinner for June 2017. We were pleased we stopped for many reasons. 1. Our lunch was excellent. 2. Our service was great. 3. The manager was VERY helpful and sealed the deal...More

1  Thank Suze44857
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place is owned by the same people that own the Lookout tavern in Oak Bluffs. They are working to make this a combo sports bar and fine dining place.

Thank DonaldMV H
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were a party of nine adults (siblings) with varying tastes in food. We chose this place due to online reviews and the large menu. The service was excellent. The food portions were generous and the quality very good. Great value for the money. We...More

Thank steve s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Chapman Ave, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Oak Bluffs
  • Phone Number: +1 508-693-2207
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The Ocean View Restaurant and Tavern is an Oak Bluffs year round Martha's Vineyard local tradition. Owned and operated by the Santoro Hospitality Group (Lookout Tavern- Fishbones- Ocean View), this establishment is known and loved by all the locals. Located at walking distance from Oak Bluffs harbor and the Steamship Authority Terminal is the perfect place if you are coming to visit Martha's Vineyard for the day. Ocean View Restaurant and Tavern is the Best Value for your Dollar, offering delicious full dinners with a salad bar in one of the two gracious dining rooms, or sit back, relax and enjoy pizza, sandwiches or many of the other signature dishes on the menu such as our Certified Angus Prime Rib cooked to perfection - "Best on the Island" or our famous succulent local (in season) lobster dish or our juicy Certified Angus Beef Burger cooked to order to name a few!
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