Dining Outdoors on the Vineyard: Great Meals in Great Places

Dining Outdoors on the Vineyard: Great Meals in Great Places

August 14, 2019

From brick oven pizza to sushi and all points between, outdoor dining on Martha’s Vineyard offers every bit as much culinary variety as do their indoor counterparts. Not included on this list are the many restaurants with just a smattering of outdoor tables, making those listed below just the tip of the iceberg as far as alfresco dining on the Island goes. Enjoy!

 

Aquinnah

Aquinnah Shop
communal picnic tables
Don’t miss: Cod Cakes

Edgartown

Among the Flowers
Street-side café
Don’t miss: Smoked Salmon omelette

Atlantic Fish and Chop House
Harbor-facing covered porch
Don’t miss: Fruits de Mer seafood sampler

Behind the Bookstore
Tucked off Main Street, an oasis of calm
Don’t miss: Fresh croissants and superlative coffee

Espresso Love
Self-serve on the patio and in the garden
Don’t miss: Veggie Sandwiches

l’etoile
Tented garden
Don’t miss: Lobster Tatiana

Rosewater
Pretty sidewalk seating and windowed dining room for rainy days
Don’t Miss: Classic Grilled Cheese

Seafood Shanty
Three decks overlooking Edgartown Harbor
Don’t miss: Lobster Quesadilla

Menemsha

Home Port
Outdoor seating just steps from the water
Don’t miss: Raw Bar

The Galley
On the back porch overlooking Menemsha Creek
Don’t miss: Swordfish Sandwich

 

Oak Bluffs

Coop de Ville
On the harbor boardwalk; self serve
Don’t miss: Buffalo Wings

Fishbones Grille
Table-service on the harbor boardwalk
Don’t miss: Blackened Mahi Sandwich

Lookout Tavern
On the porch, sea view, bar style
Don’t miss: Fresh Sushi

Nancy’s
On the harbor
Don’t miss: PEI Museels

Noman’s

Island Inn Road

Don’t Miss: Poke Bowl, Bucket of Fried Chicken

Offshore Ale
Pub-style on Kennebec Ave
Don’t miss:Wood-Fired Pizzas

Sand Bar and Grille
On the harbor boardwalk; full service
Don’t miss: Bacon-Bacon Burger

Sweet Life Cafe Under the twinkle lights in the garden
Don’t miss: Wild Nettle Gnocchi


Vineyard Haven

Net Result
Picnic bench seating at the Tisbury Marketplace. Self-serve.
Don’t miss: Fresh fried clams or oysters

Black Dog Tavern
Watch the VH ferries come and go from the enclosed porch
Don’t miss: Clam Bake Bucket for Two

Frankie’s Flatbreads (Food Truck) 

Next to Island Copper, State Road
Don’t miss: The Baja Shroom

 

Rocco’s Pizza
Order your pizza with a water view and a side of an ocean breeze on the upstairs deck.  Take out too!
Don’t miss: Daily Pizza Specials

 

 

To find these and other great Martha’s Vineyard Restaurants along with menus, and additional information click here

 

Featured photo by Tim Johnson

Behind the Bookstore photo by Alison Mead

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