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The Dunes

Certificate of Excellence
American, Seafood, Contemporary
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Winnetu Oceanside Resort, 31 Dunes Road, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
+1 508-627-3663
Sun 15:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 15:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 22:00
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Greenville, South Carolina
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We had two very good meals here while staying at the Winnetu over the summer. Menu options are good from burgers to seafood. Enjoyed the ability to go outside as well. Great bar. If staying at the Resort, definitely worth staying for instead of taking the trek into town.

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Clintondale, New York
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Staying at The Winnetu, we really wanted to like The Dunes. As the on property restaurant it was very convenient and the chef is new this year. We ordered scallops and the lamb shank. Both were delicious. However at $32 only 4 medium scallops were served perched upon a few lentils. At $34, the lamb shank was tender and served... More 

Thank HVGunks
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We ate one dinner here and it was great. Cocktails were amazing and the food was very good. Staff was very friendly for all meals. Service at dinner was much better than breakfast, but they appeared to be somewhat understaffed at breakfast. We ate the free breakfast while staying at the hotel, but it certainly wasn't worth paying for.

Thank MH2014747
Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This beautiful restaurant is set wonderfully with an ocean view of the south beach at Martha's Vineyard. It's located in the Winnetu resort but it looks separate from the hotel. It's approximately 20 min outside of Edgartown which is nicely away from the hustle and bustle of the town. Kids corner at this place is super nice that allows parents... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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193 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

we ate here many times, and enjoyed each meal. The dinner varieties are very good, as is the drink selection. On a warm evening, you can dine al fresco. They even have a little spot for movies for the children, to give the adults a bit of a break

Thank Mike_J1963
Trumbull, Connecticut
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119 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had dinner here one night. The restaurant is in a nice spot and offers great views, but the food left a bit to be desired. It was not bad, but not great, especially for the price point.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Ok, I have to start by saying my spouse and I are foodies. We thought the Dunes was middle of road compared to other options on MV. The wine list was smaller than you would expect for this type of place. Honestly, neither of us could remember what we ate several days later. It is convenient if you are staying... More 

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Wading River, New York
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409 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We enjoyed a great dinner at the Dunes. The service was very friendly and the view is really something.

Thank dennis1027
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The food was average. It was nice to sit out on the deck just outside the restaurant and enjoy coffee and dessert after dinner.

Thank Stayandchat
Rye, NH
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I had dinner at the Dunes with 4 adults and 7 children. We were sat directly next to the children's area and it was an excellent experience. Our waitress Sandy was very accommodating and eager to help us. The girls that worked in the play area kept the children engaged and entertained while we were able to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 40
American, Seafood, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Winnetu Oceanside Resort, 31 Dunes Road, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-627-3663
  • This restaurant is at Winnetu Oceanside Resort
Enjoy a memorable, casual, and relaxed dining experience with a scenic ocean view at The Dunes (formerly Lure restaurant). We're located at South Beach, in Edgartown, at the Winnetu Oceanside Resort - away from the bustling crowds. Our Executive Chef creates high-quality, New American and seafood cuisine, inspired by local, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients. The Dunes is ideal for a special romantic dinner, yet friendly enough for the entire family. Enjoy your favorite cocktail and light bites in our lounge or savor your meal and drinks on our fabulous, outdoor deck - complete with a fire pit and ocean view. Take our complimentary, spectacular water taxi cruise from Edgartown directly to The Dunes, in-season. We offer plenty of free parking and can accommodate weddings, corporate meetings, and special events. In-season, we also offer a complimentary "Kids' Corner." Once your children are through with their meals, drop them off in our supervised Program and our counselors will entertain them with myriad activities - while you enjoy dessert or a cocktail on our deck. Open mid-April through late October. A Breakfast Buffet is also offered in the off-season.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?