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Detente Restaurant and Wine Bar

) #19 of 48 Restaurants in Edgartown ₹₹₹₹ American,
Winter St, Nevins Square, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
+1 508-627-8810
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Contemporary
Winter St, Nevins Square, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in a number of restaurants in this town but Detente disappointed. The rack of lamb is your best choice. Much better places to eat out.

Thank Johncgavim
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very Good Food, good service and atmosphere . Expensive. Superior appetizers. Small tight bar area. Smallish dinning area.

Thank samjs2016
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Look no further! Hidden away off Main Street, Detente is a must for Edgartown dining. Superb dinner menu with excellent ambience and service. The roasted beef shoulder tenderloin was cooked to perfection ! The crispy potato purée rolls were magnificent. Chef Kevin Crowell ...hats off...More

Thank universitygal
Reviewed 28 September 2016

A small restaurant tucked away in a collection of shops on Winter Street in Edgartown. Linda and I shared a scallops appetizer, which was gorgeously done. For our entrees, Linda had the pan-seared halibut, done to perfection. I scored the hit of the evening with...More

1  Thank Joe-Linda-2010
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Small hidden in the back of a shopping center. Menu not too big. Panzenella salad and monkfish with romanesco was perfect. Local sourced fare treated with respect. Wait staff courtious and attentive. Perfect outdoor setting. A must for couples.

Thank manup47
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I love having a romantic dinner on their intimate patio. It's lovely flowers and quiet ambiance are always relaxing. The food, beverages and service here are wonderful. I enjoyed the Salad with Panzanella and the Cod, it was excellent. We always include this on our...More

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Detente was acute little restaurant with good food. The service, however, was not what we would expect. Our server would take our orders, but a runner would bring out the food and "auction it off" as we would say . He had to keep asking...More

Thank LibbyH1
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We went to Detente a week ago and was happy to find a more "normal"menu with something for everyone.

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 18 August 2016

After dining out 9 evenings on the Island we landed on Detente. What a find. Hidden off the beaten path, again not a surprise that POTUS dined here. We sat in the small outdoor garden on a beautiful summer night. The staff, food, wine and...More

Thank listravellers
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a quaint patio where we enjoyed a fine, high quality meal, with exceptional service. It is expensive but it does provide good quality menu offerings.

Thank MassachusettsMaureen
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Is there a dress code?
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Response from crewsn | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 40
American, Contemporary
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Winter St, Nevins Square, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-627-8810
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