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Seafood Shanty

31 Dock St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8151
+1 508-627-8622
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (81 reviews)
“lobster roll” (234 reviews)
“fish and chips” (66 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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31 Dock St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8151
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11 - 20 of 1,250 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a Sunday afternoon and were seated right away. Nice restaurant, friendly staff, quick service. We had what we considered New England "staples" Clam Chowder and Fish n Chips. Both were good, but expected more. Same meal we can get here in Virginia. Actually...More

Thank T W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled across the Seafood Shanty based of the recommendation of the local bus driver, When we went for an early dinner they had a specially priced lobster dinner that we could not pass up. It was a great dinner deal, we ate outside overlooking...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were with family and needed a lunch spot and decided to eat at the restaurant rather then pick up take out food. The restaurant was busy but the staff was quick to keep the line of people moving and we were seated quickly -...More

Thank Arias55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mediocre food at best. Beautiful view but the food is nothing special. I've been coming to the Vineyard for years and this was a tried and true spot. Not anymore!

Thank MVFoodie10
Reviewed 1 week ago

That was my experience, very accommodating. We were given a great spot outside, but we asked to be seated inside (no problem). There's only one booth with a window overlooking the people sitting outside and the water we got it and it was great. We...More

Thank emm c
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location location location.. just don't expect much for service or anything special for food.. we still aren't sure what our sushi order was.. or where the beers we ordered ended up..

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was good and the service was fine. I leaned that I am more of a fan of clam strips vs. clam bellies... not the fault of the restaurant, just my preference. Beautiful day and over looks harbor with a lot of activity. My...More

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view however the food is meh. The lobster roll wasn't very good. My boyfriend did enjoy the oysters though. Overall I wouldn't go back.More

Thank Brittader
tsfs, Manager at Seafood Shanty, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry that you did not enjoy the lobster roll. Customers commonly rave about our overflowing lobster roll but we understand that its not for everyone. We're glad you enjoyed the local oysters as they are some of our favorites as well! We do...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sit at top for view. The lower level has translucent plastic so it’s not a great view unless you sit on the stools at the bar. I enjoyed a fruity drink. Calamari were tough. Fish tacos fishy.More

Thank Angiedesanto
tsfs, Manager at Seafood Shanty, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry we missed the mark. We assure you that if our customers are unhappy for any reason at the time of service we do everything we can to make things right. We apologize that the food was not up to par with your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time, food excellent! Mai Tai’s are Awesome, but the best thing was that we met Lee’Ann our server and she Rocks It. So many laughs and Wicked Fast on our drinks- great time at The Seafood Shanty!! See you next year for...More

Thank osgoodsandi
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Questions & Answers
17 June 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I think they take reservations if you call- it might be party of 6 or more. It usually not a long wait.
12 June 2017|
Response from 231GloriaD |
Could you send me a gift certificate?
12 June 2017|
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Response from ecgainey | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call for instructions. They are available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Dock St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8151
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-627-8622
  • E-mail
Join us for delicious dining on the beautiful Edgartown Harbor.
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