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Black Dog Tavern

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American, Bar, Soups
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Vineyard Haven Harbor, 21 Beach Street Ext, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5626
+1 508-693-9223
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07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived on a Sunday morning; tavern was busy but we were acknowledged immediately. There were a few open tables but offered a table by the windows if we wanted (who wouldn't want that???) Our server was quick and helpful, our breakfast was absolutely delicious, eggs cooked perfectly, great potatoes, perfect bacon. We will definitely be making this a regular occurrence.

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Thank Kara C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Waiting for the ferry, great breakfast with tasty and somewhat unusual items, at least for Mountain People. Super friendly staff, eating with a couple of "locals" helped start the day off right. Right on the water with a view of the harbor area.

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Thank Tom R
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this restaurant. Great view of the harbor, delicious clam chowder, and fish dinners to die for!! Specials every day!

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Thank Priscilla F
boston, ma
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198 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I guess we didn't realize this place is more of a diner than a pub. We thought there would be appetizers and a bar, however it's just a dining room with a menu heavy on breakfast favorites. The waitress was hurried and short with us even though the place wasn't full. The chowder was great as were the delicate fried... More 

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Thank spbos14
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Obviously the reputation of the Black Dog is well known and it's location along the harbor in downtown Vineyard Haven is really nice. The building is old and filled with sailing and island memorabilia which is quite interesting and fun to look at. The only problem I had with the place is the food. If it was even mildly better... More 

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Thank cbrislin
Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

I know I know, this place is an institution. It's iconic. That logo is world famous. And if I were reviewing hype and branding, I'd give it 5 stars no questions asked. But the truth is, the place is living off of a lot of hype. The food is just not very good. It's average at best. Cool spot, cool... More 

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Thank DFish9
Edgartown, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Food is subpar to the pricing. I wouldn't recommend this place other then a t shirt maybe a cookie and or a coffee

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Thank HeatherGMV G
Hyannis, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Wasn't planning on going here but end up here. I had the White Russian and couldn't even finish. It was so filling and my money's worth. Nice view too

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Thank ttikgirl8
Toledo, Ohio
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95 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I had the Shrimp Queso which was good as was the service and atmosphere. Some on street parking available if you drive or a short walk from the sights.

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Thank ray h
New Haven
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Last stop, the iconic Black Dog! Table along the water in the back, great service, excellent house made pastrami, fried fish perfectly light coating and brunch all day with poached eggs over fish cakes!! Couldn't be a better ending and should be on everyone's list!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vineyard Haven Harbor, 21 Beach Street Ext, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5626
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Vineyard Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 508-693-9223

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