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Lookout Tavern

8 Seaview Ave., Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-696-9844
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (134 reviews)
“lobster tacos” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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8 Seaview Ave., Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Great spot right near the Oak Bluffs Ferry Terminal. We arrived from the mainland right at lunch time so expected a wait. We placed our name in the queue and waited a reasonable 45 minutes for a table for 4. Best part about the wait...More

1  Thank Carwrecked
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The only know I'd have on this place is that it's deservedly crowded in high season. The night we went though, we got a table with harbor view in 15 minutes or so. The sushi is billed as the best on the island and I...More

Thank ChiMike312
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Great location overlooking the water attracts diners who are willing to wait over an hour to eat. Once inside, the place is cramped with tight seating and packed. Make your way up to the bar for a beer or a cocktail while waiting. The staff...More

Thank rjg3520
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Love the popcorn! have the choice of ordering from 2 different menus, Can order from pizza to hamburgers to more of a fancy dinner. See at lot of local people there. Is open all year around.

Thank roco7
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Hands down, lunch at Lookout Tavern was one of the highlights of our visit to MV! The bartender made our wait a positive experience. Gave us the low down on how to get to Jaws Bridge quickly and cheaply, made my husband a new favorite...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We had a nice lunch here. The location is great with nice water views. The food was tasty, and there is a big menu, but not outstanding. Still a good spot for a casual lunch on the water.

Thank orlandov7
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after reading other great reviews. It was very busy, was told it would be a 35 minute wait for a table outside. We only waited about 20 minutes. Friendly waitstaff. Loved the fish tacos!

Thank tadazina
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Multiple recommendations we decided to check out Lookout Tavern in Oak Bluffs. A total beach spot-delicious food-great service. I would stick with beer or a beachy drink, not a place for wine. Excellent sushi. Only negative so crazy busy you need to expect a wait.

Thank Amarti2
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Great meal. No issues. Service was good. Large menu with options for everyone. Very close to the Ferry port.

Thank tim29cooper
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The view was very good. I had a good time but it was too crowded. I could barely hear my friends when we were talking.

Thank 10xfame
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7 October 2017|
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Response from Paola A | Property representative |
Hi No we close Dec 31 and reopen in April.
25 July 2015|
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Response from Joe B | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure you could find something on the menu to satisfy your dietary restrictions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Seaview Ave., Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Oak Bluffs
  • Phone Number: +1 508-696-9844
Called Lookout Tavern for a reason, the establishment has one of THE best water views on Martha's Vineyard! Overlooking the Nantucket Sound, the Lookout Tavern caters to both sea and land lovers alike. Known for it's amazing sushi, raw bar and seafood, Lookout also offers diners great sandwiches and burgers.
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