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Ocean View Restaurant

16 Chapman Ave, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-693-2207
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“prime rib” (14 reviews)
“lobster” (15 reviews)
“baked potato” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
16 Chapman Ave, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service & good food but no "Ocean View"........ If you don't care I guess that's OK. Ended up at "Lobsterville" (with a great harbor view).

Thank ed0516
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large restaurant, extensive menu! Theres something here for everyone. Excellent steaks! A little bit of a walk from the town center, but well worth it! Theres something on the menu for everyone, no matter what you are in the mood for. Reasonably priced.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Great place to eat - had a chicken wrap that was yummy!! We were able to get a table facing the wharf/bay and we enjoyed watching out the window! Service was good, but could have been a bit more friendly when we ask our waitress...More

Thank kfedney
Reviewed 10 May 2018

The meat is juicy and cooked exactly as requested. It comes with baked potato and veggies. There is also a decent salad bar. On the other hand, the wines are not particularly well-chosen and too pricey. Overall, an excellent deal.

Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We saw an add in the local paper and walked over to try our luck. Our waitress Alex greeted us with a smile and took our order. We asked about the other daily specials and she filled us in. Both of our prime ribs came...More

Thank taftdev
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We came to Ocean View for the lobster special and were not disappointed. The restaurant offers lobster three ways for $20, boiled, baked stuffed or lobster roll. We all ordered the boiled lobster and it turned out to be a pretty sizable lobster. They were...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 27 February 2018

If you are on the vineyard and want something not filled with tourists this is the place. This reeks of the more normal restaurant you would find on the mainland. The difference here is a great staff. Always good, good atmosphere (recently renovated in past...More

Thank RhodyPhotographer
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Love this place. The food and staff are always great and it’s my home away from home. Burger night tonight and Pastrami Burger was delicious.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 27 December 2017

No trip to Martha's Vineyard would be complete without a visit to this restaurant which is open year round. The seafood, particularly fried clams and lobster is excellent. Generous portions served. Our server, Katrina, gave us excellent service and was very friendly and outgoing. We...More

Thank Les F
Reviewed 14 December 2017

The lobster nights are great and the service excellent. the drinks are done well with lots of love. Other seafood dishes I have eaten are made fresh and are good too. try it you will enjoy each time.

Thank lornaa324
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Chapman Ave, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Oak Bluffs
  • Phone Number: +1 508-693-2207
  • E-mail
The Ocean View Restaurant and Tavern is an Oak Bluffs year round Martha's Vineyard local tradition. Owned and operated by the Santoro Hospitality Group (Lookout Tavern- Fishbones- Ocean View), this establishment is known and loved by all the locals. Located at walking distance from Oak Bluffs harbor and the Steamship Authority Terminal is the perfect place if you are coming to visit Martha's Vineyard for the day. Ocean View Restaurant and Tavern is the Best Value for your Dollar, offering delicious full dinners with a salad bar in one of the two gracious dining rooms, or sit back, relax and enjoy pizza, sandwiches or many of the other signature dishes on the menu such as our Certified Angus Prime Rib cooked to perfection - "Best on the Island" or our famous succulent local (in season) lobster dish or our juicy Certified Angus Beef Burger cooked to order to name a few!
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