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22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8144
+1 508-627-5187
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“foie gras” (27 reviews)
“lobster” (65 reviews)
“soft shell crab” (18 reviews)
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French, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8144
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had reservations for the dining room but arrived early because we heard that the bartender makes exceptional cocktails. We sat at a high top in the warm and inviting bar and loved the cozy atmosphere so much, we decided to dine in the bar....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasting menu last night at one of the Vineyard's best -- L'etoile in Edgartown. Superb as always! A standing tradition on the Saturday night of Columbus Day weekend. Always enjoy being seated in the tent -- be sure to request the same when you go....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere is quite charming, located in an old captain’s house in downtown Edgartown. My husband ordered the octopus appetizer, which was delicious. He also ordered the black bass which was very good. My dining experience was disappointing. I ordered the seafood Trio as an...More

Thank Elise H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place. It is similar to other fine dining in that it will dig pretty deep into your wallet. It's worth it! Great menu all the way around. We've never had a bad meal hear, and our July visit was no exception. Truly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at L'etoile for some drinks this past Saturday. The place looked inviting, it was close to our hotel and we were thirsty. We sat at the bar only and did not dine in the restaurant. We were immediately greeted with a warm smile...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful dinner here. Great wine list. Highly recommend the lobster dish or surf and turf that includes the lobster dish. Foie Gras was decadent. Service was absolutely spot on and wonderful. Highly recommend!

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice venue, staff goes out o their way to offer exceptional service. I forget what I had - was a month ago - but everything was delicious. Highly recommend it. If you go a little later in the evening I suggest to ask if...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the nicest dining experiences we've ever had on the Vineyard. A comfortable, stylish facility...warm and welcoming staff, great table service, wonderful specialty cocktail list and a superb meal for each of the 5 in our party. I'm not sure why it...More

Thank chuckiek
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great gourmet food in a small, quiet location. Intimate and romantic, with great food, wine, and fresh baked bread. A welcome respite from a day shopping with the crowds.

Thank Russell O
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We have been vacationing on MV for many years- but have not been back for 3 years- we always plan a special evening at l'toile and it never disappointed until this year- I am not sure what is going on with the restaurant- perhaps new...More

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Tom S
4 June 2016|
Response from WhitmanCurrans | Reviewed this property |
Although I don't know for sure I can't help but believe they would offer menu items for the ever growing gluten concerns. This restaurant seems to be quaint and romantic yet fresh and in tune with the latest menu options... More
25 August 2015|
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Response from HvPssptWilTrvl | Reviewed this property |
Look like you can afford it ...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8144
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-627-5187
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Located in the heart of downtown Edgartown, l'etoile offers a casually elegant dining and bar experience l'étoile is a vibrant modern restaurant located in a restored historic whaling captain's house on the island of Martha's Vineyard. Chef-owned & operated, our focus is on guest satisfaction. We offer an inventive, fresh, seasonally-driven menu along with similar lighter fare in the bar. dine in our contemporary, casually elegant dining rooms or outdoors on our festive tented patio. bar-l'étoile is a stylishly intimate and vibrant destination to enjoy a "Startini" or one of our many specialty cocktails or one of 18 wines by the glass before or after dinner. A seat at the lively bar or at your own high-top table - or the porch and adirondack chairs on the lawn in the summer - are the perfect place to have a drink, a relaxed meal or or small plate from the eclectic bar bites menu. our full dinner menu is also offered in the bar.
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