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Detente Restaurant and Wine Bar

Winter St, Nevins Square, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
+1 508-627-8810
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pear salad” (22 reviews)
“scallops” (20 reviews)
“tasting menu” (9 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
17:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Winter St, Nevins Square, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
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11 - 20 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 28 July 2017

Don't miss the chance to experience Detente. The chef offers inventive dishes, excellent fare and fabulous desserts. We dined al fresco, as the inside dining area was full. Get a reservation in advance to get the table you desire. We lucked out with good weather...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Everything about our dinner at Detente was excellent- The service, the menu, the presentation and the amazing, fresh, delicious food.

Thank Kebjlb
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Four of enjoyed one of the best meals ever - probably THE best in Edgartown. Superb service, superb appetizer and superb entrees for all. It was absolutely flawless and the presentation was outstanding.

Thank berkeleybird
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Have been here many times but not for a few years. Four of us went there. The fried cauliflower appetizer was delicious. It was also $12. We had four cocktails before dinner and they were each $15 per. Tasty beverages they were--the gin, lime and...More

Thank steven c
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I go here every year and it's always a treat. The food is outstanding - treat yourself to the special peach salad if available. It's worth every penny. All entrees are excellent and don't ever skip dessert - have their famous blueberry buttermilk bread pudding....More

Thank barclaybear
Reviewed 13 July 2017

As long Vineyard visitors, we had one of the best meal that we have ever had on the island at this gem of a restaurant. The bartender was charming and informative. The service was excellent and the menu was well-rounded. We highly recommend the peach...More

Thank Far-flung73
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Just delicious! Had the special Peach Salad and Pulled Pork Cavatelli -- both were incredible!! Very knowledgeable and attentive service. Lovely, comfortable atmosphere.

1  Thank LinkieVBD
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We were lucky enough to be there on a night they had their peach and arugula salad/appetizer. The chef only serves this dish when the peaches are perfect. It was sublime. Our entrees were excellent as well. I had the fluke and my boyfriend had...More

Thank poodia
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We love Detente. Friendly wait staff; fabulous food, good wine selection and a full bar. Outside patio dining available; also can eat at the bar. The menu changes very frequently; so you can go more than once if you are on the Vineyard for an...More

Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Went here with friends for dinner just after they opened for the season in May. Everyone's food was superb, made with the freshest ingredients and nice balance of seasonings.

Thank HappyTraveler1957
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Tony B
23 July 2017|
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Response from Cheryl G | Reviewed this property |
It is nice casual, I wouldn't wear shorts; a golf shirt is ok.
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Smart casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 40
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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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