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Chesca's Restaurant

38 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8145
+1 508-627-1234
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“bento box” (13 reviews)
“chicken marsala” (10 reviews)
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38 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8145
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were unsure about Chesca's due to the mixed reviews. My husband, 17 year old and I decided that we enjoyed our meal and evening for our very good review status. My meal was the fish of the evening. I can't remember know what it...More

Thank MaryD14
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I cannot comment on the food of this restaurant as we only had drinks and one appetizer. However, I can comment on the manager working on the evening of 8/24/17 due to the story below. He should be fired immediately for treating patrons the way...More

1  Thank njgalinbos
mrroonie, Owner at Chesca's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you. We are sorry that you had an unpleasant experience, and we will be discussing what happened with our manager and server today. I believe that this incident is best discussed in person. TripAdvisor is not the forum, especially when you are obviously angry...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

We recently dined here for dinner on a Saturday night. Because it was 5:30 p.m., and the restaurant just opened, we were seated right away in the porch room at a great table overlooking the street. We had a wonderful experience at Chesca's. The staff...More

Thank Tourist33039
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Enjoyed a Bento Box dinner last night at Chesca's. The Bento Box includes chowder or soup, salad and a downsized entree with two sides. Perfect for those of us who find most dinner portions too large. I had the chicken Marsala, my daughter had the...More

Thank tracyschaller
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We were disappointed with our recent visit to Cesca. The appetizers were pretty good. We especially liked the tuna poke. The salmon entree was good. The seafood paella was terrible. The seafood was ok but there was cheese in the rice and no taste of...More

Thank JonB45
mrroonie, Owner at Chesca's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

We are sorry that you were disappointed in our Paella. Traditionally, risotto does have a bit of cheese in it. There are many versions of paella, some with chicken, vegetables, etc. At Chesca's, ours is made with scallops, shrimp, a lobster tail, clams, and mussels....More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This was our third visit to this restaurant. It never disappoints! The food is great and the service very accommodating. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Plymouth2010
Reviewed 9 August 2017

After all these years and after dining at many restaurants all over the island, we always walk away from Chesca's very happy. From the front of the house (shout out to Christian, Sorin and best bartender ever Mel) to the the all important back of...More

Thank MarthaJ1670
Reviewed 2 August 2017

When we found parking with relative ease, the evening mood was set. The timing was right. We were surprised to get a table right away. Our party of 4 enjoyed a wonderful evening. The meals were excellent...and, the drinks as well. Our server (Kevin T.)...More

Thank ThinkingOutLoud
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We always have a great meal when we dine at Chesca's. The chef is very accommodating with dietary restrictions, which is always a plus since my husband can't eat gluten or dairy. Great food and service!

Thank claudineivy
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Great location, solid service. The waitress was attentive, smiling and quick, very efficient. Let's talk about the food, the $42,00 paella, which turned out to be $47 because I wanted to share it with my wife. It was not cooked in a paella pan and...More

Thank Luciano M
mrroonie, Owner at Chesca's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

I am very sorry that we disappointed you. Did you voice your complaints to your server? We have a policy to make sure that everyone is pleased. Regarding your Paella, we do not use a Paella pan because they are very hot and become a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8145
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-627-1234
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