Up Island restaurants

Top Choice American in Chilmark & Menemsha

Chilmark Tavern

There's only one real restaurant in Chilmark, but it happens to be one of the best on the island. The Chilmark Tavern does upscale New American cuisine with minimal pretention. Each plate, from pork chops with musta…
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

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…
American in Aquinnah

Aquinnah Shop

Although this restaurant caters to tourists who come to the southern tip of Martha's Vineyard to take in the majestic Gay Head Cliffs, the food is surprisingly good. Tables on the patio overlooking the cliffs are ob…
Cafe in Chilmark & Menemsha

Menemsha Deli

This small cafe opened in 2018 and has been a welcome addition to Menemsha's otherwise limited restaurant scene. It specializes in hearty sandwiches and salads, which can be eaten in the small storefront or taken on…