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Black Dog Tavern

Vineyard Haven Harbor, 21 Beach Street Ext, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5626
+1 508-693-9223
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (57 reviews)
“fried oysters” (21 reviews)
“steak tips” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vineyard Haven Harbor, 21 Beach Street Ext, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5626
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here 3 times during our 2 night stay. 2 breakfasts and 1 lunch. Fried oysters were perfect and soup delicious. We were shown a dessert tray - and once you see it it’s Inpossible not to order! Delicious as well. The breakfasts were...More

Thank grubyrun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice lunch with the family. Service was very good - thanks Rachel ! Good selection and the meal came quickly. Can get busy - plan accordingly.

Thank WheatyTweety
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very happy that we stopped at the tavern before heading to the ferry to get off the island. It was a very relaxing meal with good views and very convenient to the ferry. We ate on a Sunday and the menu consisted of...More

Thank JakeGunnerHarley
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Everything on the menu is delicious. 8 of us ordered a variety and every dish was great! The place was packed and service was a bit slow but worth the wait.

Thank 780Globetrotter
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Wanted to grab a bite to eat before jumping on the ferry. Walked into The Black Dog Tavern. We were greeted immediately by the friendly wait staff. We were seated at table overlooking the water. My daughter had the salmon and a side salad, both...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is a great old tavern. Love the atmosphere. We had 3 great meals here a couple of weeks ago. We had supper. Two orders of fish and chips and a steak. All delicious. I thought that the fish and chips were the best I've...More

Thank lhamill
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The food was great and a decent value. Wine was very overpriced. $11 for a third of a glass. Service was also excellent.

Thank Louis671
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We stopped by for a quick dinner before boarding the ferry out. We told the host and the server that we had less than an hour to eat and they did a great job of pacing our meal and getting us out in good time...More

Thank SteveBressi
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice and historic tavern on the beach. Ate lunch there two times. Clam chowder was the best. Wait staff was friendly. Close to our BandB and very convenient.

Thank jodbo66
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Basic local tavern atmosphere with excellent unique menue. Wife had the Lobster Casadia while I tried to bite a Black Dog Blackened Burger. We deemed both excellent choices. It was off season and no wait early afrenoon.

Thank RickWilcock
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Questions & Answers
Alison B
22 June 2017|
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Response from alsolly | Reviewed this property |
That's a question best determined either by calling the joint directly or checking its website. I avoided that problem by going there for lunch.
16 April 2017|
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Response from alisa62 | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer your question because I don't remember, but, in case you happen to get to Edgartown, there's a great breakfast/lunch place with a nice outdoor patio you can bring your dog, we did, called Rosewater. Order at... More
27 September 2016|
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Response from VacationerSeattle | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry to be so late in responding, I did not notice any TV's and I am not sure there was a dedicated bar area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vineyard Haven Harbor, 21 Beach Street Ext, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5626
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Vineyard Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 508-693-9223
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