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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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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (12 reviews)
“lobster” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:30All hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
16 Chapman Ave, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were a party of four and could not get seated in the Vineyard Haven area restaurants, since, it was 5:45 PM on last Saturday night. We drove to Oak Bluffs and found the Ocean View Restaurant with convenient parking and close to the harbor....More

1  Thank Bill K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is excellent, the food is always great and the prices are very reasonable. We didn't have to wait to get in abd the service was awesome. Highly recommended.

Thank mhdachase
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As any seasoned traveler knows, half the fun of experiencing a new destination is taking a break at the end of a long day to enjoy a meal with your traveling companions. My group of high school age students and their chaperones were fortunate to...More

Thank TravelOnUSA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good lobster special. Seervice was good. I suggst getting there early or having a late dinner. Prices were good for a lobser dinner

Thank mybav60
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Every summer we go back to ocean View...at least once, twice this year! Had the Hunter open sandwich. Twice! A seven ounce steak, beautifully cooked with peppers,onions,tomatoes and mushrooms in light gravy.Yummy! Lobster bisque was also excellent, better than the clam chowder. The waitress Adriana,...More

Thank Marty C
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I was totally astonished by my visit to Island View. I was a regular for double-digit years until the restaurant was sold. The new regime has increased prices, changed personnel and destroyed what quality there was in the food! Service is poor, management negative, food...More

1  Thank BostonTravelerone
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great pub and restaurant on Martha's Vineyard island. I usually frequent the pub for Pizza and Beer (oh, and you HAVE to get the chicken wings!). In the winter, the chicken pot pie is great. Sometimes there is a wait for a table, sometimes you...More

Thank paketa
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Nice touch salad bar. Good fare. Nice wait staff. Pleasant dinner. Pasta night saved a few dollars. Enjoy

Thank ToddSchiffer
Reviewed 14 July 2017

It was a busy night. Service was friendly, but forgetful. We waited a while before ordering drinks. A few of us ordered soup as an appetizer. I noticed other tables getting baskets of fresh rolls after being seated. Mentioned it to the waitress, also asking...More

1  Thank Dharma331
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We went for Monday lobster night and it was amazing. Great food, great wine and great service. I highly recommend and would be a repeat customer anytime.

Thank Traci P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, 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
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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
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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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