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Black Dog Tavern

Vineyard Haven Harbor, 21 Beach Street Ext, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5626
+1 508-693-9223
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (57 reviews)
“fried oysters” (23 reviews)
“steak tips” (10 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vineyard Haven Harbor, 21 Beach Street Ext, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5626
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Black Dog is one of the things that say MV. The food there is really good but it is popular so it is busy.

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 12 January 2018

On the Vineyard in the dead of winter went to an old favorite and was blown away with an amazing meal. We somewhat over loaded with a Caesar, fried oysters (a huge appetizer) and steak tips every single one of which was spectacular. I wish...More

Thank DWOtruth
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

The lobstah' roll was amazing. I felt bad that I couldn't finish it. Cozy place for dinner on a rainy night in the Vineyard.

Thank BmoreGal7
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We ate here 3 times during our 2 night stay. 2 breakfasts and 1 lunch. Fried oysters were perfect and soup delicious. We were shown a dessert tray - and once you see it it’s Inpossible not to order! Delicious as well. The breakfasts were...More

Thank grubyrun
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Nice lunch with the family. Service was very good - thanks Rachel ! Good selection and the meal came quickly. Can get busy - plan accordingly.

Thank WheatyTweety
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We were very happy that we stopped at the tavern before heading to the ferry to get off the island. It was a very relaxing meal with good views and very convenient to the ferry. We ate on a Sunday and the menu consisted of...More

Thank JakeGunnerHarley
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Everything on the menu is delicious. 8 of us ordered a variety and every dish was great! The place was packed and service was a bit slow but worth the wait.

Thank 780Globetrotter
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Wanted to grab a bite to eat before jumping on the ferry. Walked into The Black Dog Tavern. We were greeted immediately by the friendly wait staff. We were seated at table overlooking the water. My daughter had the salmon and a side salad, both...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is a great old tavern. Love the atmosphere. We had 3 great meals here a couple of weeks ago. We had supper. Two orders of fish and chips and a steak. All delicious. I thought that the fish and chips were the best I've...More

Thank lhamill
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The food was great and a decent value. Wine was very overpriced. $11 for a third of a glass. Service was also excellent.

Thank Louis671
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Alison B
22 June 2017|
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Response from alsolly | Reviewed this property |
That's a question best determined either by calling the joint directly or checking its website. I avoided that problem by going there for lunch.
16 April 2017|
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Response from alisa62 | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer your question because I don't remember, but, in case you happen to get to Edgartown, there's a great breakfast/lunch place with a nice outdoor patio you can bring your dog, we did, called Rosewater. Order at... More
28 September 2016|
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Response from VacationerSeattle | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry to be so late in responding, I did not notice any TV's and I am not sure there was a dedicated bar area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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