Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Vineyard Haven

ArtCliff Diner

Hands-down the best place in town for breakfast and lunch. Chef-owner Gina Stanley, a grad of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, adds flair to everything she touches, from the almond-encrusted French toa…
American in Vineyard Haven

Black Dog Tavern

These days it's more famous for its T-shirts than its food, but this legendary eatery packs a crowd. Just yards miles from the ferry, it's handy for breakfast, with such indulgences as strawberry-and-white-chocolate…
Cafe in Edgartown

Among the Flowers Café

Join the in-the-know crowd on the garden patio (under cute striped awnings and – yes – among the flowering plants) for homemade soups, waffles, sandwiches, crepes and even lobster rolls. Although everything's served…
Seafood in Chilmark & Menemsha

Menemsha Fish Market

On a cold day, warm up with some chowder or opt for a super-fresh lobster roll at this rustic, no-frills, year-round fish market in Menemsha. Or go the whole hog for sunset-watching and get a full lobster clambake f…
Sandwiches in West Tisbury

7a Foods

A purveyor of all things farm-to-table, 7a Foods is run by locals with excellent food and farming pedigrees (co-owner and chef Dan is a Culinary Institute of America graduate). Stop by for coffee, baked goods, sandw…
Cafe in Oak Bluffs

Slice of Life

The look is casual; the fare is gourmet. At breakfast, there's kick-ass coffee, portobello scrambles and fab crab-cake bagels. At dinner the roasted cod with sun-dried tomatoes is a savory favorite. And the desserts…
Modern American in Oak Bluffs

Sweet Life Café

New American cuisine with a French accent is offered by this stylish bistro, which provides the town's finest dining. Tuna tartare, fried softshell crab and miso-glazed local cod are joined on the menu by other inno…
Market in West Tisbury

West Tisbury Farmers Market

Be sure to head to the Grange Hall in the center of West Tisbury on market days for fresh-from-the-farm produce. The best time to go is Saturday, when it's a full-on community event, with live fiddle music and alpac…
Seafood in Chilmark & Menemsha

The Bite

It's a fried-food fest, with fried fish and chips, oysters and clams. Forget those wimpy clam strips – big, fat bellies are the specialty at this pint-size clam shack. Take it to the beach or eat here at picnic tabl…
Seafood in Oak Bluffs

Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company

The namesake clam chowder is pretty impressive – rich, creamy and a frequent award-winner. But the rest of the large menu is also impressive, from the raw bar offerings to the lobster roll. It's fish-focused, but no…