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Lambert's Cove Restaurant

90 Manaquayak Road, West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02575
+1 508-693-2298
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“veal cheeks” (2 reviews)
“poultry” (2 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
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90 Manaquayak Road, West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02575
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I saw someone picking cucumbers from the gardens on Saturday morning. Much to my surprise, one of the specials in the restaurant ASaturday evening was chilled cucumber soup. Talk about fresh! The soup was nicely tart, with a strong cucumber flavor, nicely spiced with pickled...More

Thank MMouseMD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely setting this Inn and Restaurant has! A beautiful drive around the island and magical place upon arrival! Before or after dinner be sure and walk around the grounds- you might find yourself booking a room to stay! Dinner was delightful and food...More

1  Thank R-Ann
LCIR, Owner at Lambert's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kinds words. This is our home and we try to welcome everyone as such. At the height of the season when things are especially crazy and hectic, it really lifts our spirits to get such wonderful feedback. Thank you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It could have been a disaster: a table for 25, vegans, vegetarians, allergies to shellfish and wheat, an 8 year old boy. Nope, they took it is stride and fed each of us well. I can recommend the special lobster (it should remain on the...More

1  Thank Ditzyredhead
LCIR, Owner at Lambert's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We take every review serious and are thrilled with the good and try to learn from the bad. We are so happy your large party enjoyed your meal and that we were able to accommodate your special...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 4 of us raved about the food at dinner, not so the service which was amateurish at best. We arrived early for our dinner reservation intending to relax and have a drink together before eating. After being greeted and told that someone would be...More

Thank Suzicle
LCIR, Owner at Lambert's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I was very deeply distressed to see this review from a fellow islander, especially since we've been getting mostly rave reviews regarding our food and our service. I can guarantee that serving "room temperature" La Crema is not our norm. I only wish when someone...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lambert's Cove was our favorite special occasion place while James McDonough was the chef. New chef and new menu is trying to hard and takes away from the freshness of the ingredients leaving a over filled plate of disappointment. My husband and I went on...More

1  Thank cait g
LCIR, Owner at Lambert's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

LCIR, Owner at Lambert's Cove Restaurant, responded to this review We absolutely offer bread free of charge. Rosemary focaccia with a house made tapenade. Delicious. And Chef DaSilva's 2017 reviews speak for themselves. My partner and I have owned this restaurant for over twelve years...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

We had heard about Lambert's Cove Inn and were excited to finally experience it on our first visit to Martha's Vineyard. Before entering the inn we toured the grounds which are beautiful, and passed by vegetable and herb gardens on our way to visit two...More

Thank LikesGoodMeals
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Our dinner at Lambert Cove was exceptional from the moment that we walked through their beautiful front door. Service was impeccable, the menu had a perfect array of selections, the wine list offered great choices, the food was OUTSTANDING, the decor elegant, the piano music...More

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Our party of 7 ranged in age from 17 to 75 and everyone had a delightful and delicious meal. The ambiance here is just lovely - cozy, warm, friendly and beautiful. You have the sense that you are in the very capable and skilled professional...More

Thank NBC2456
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Just delicious! We usually eat out at least 3 times a week here on the vineyard and for fine dining, this is always our first choice. Going out to Lambert Cove Restaurant is such a wonderful all around dinning experience- it is a beautiful property....More

Thank Charles D
LCIR, Owner at Lambert's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you Charles D for such a great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your dinner here and look forward to the next time you and your guests dine with us. Scott & Kell

Reviewed 4 July 2017

The food here is exceptional. Chef Joe is a spectacular chef. Six of us enjoyed a really wonderful meal. However, the Maitre d is dressed inappropriately, in old jeans, t-shirt and messed up hair. It really throws off the wrong message for an otherwise top...More

Thank berkeleybird
LCIR, Owner at Lambert's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

I'm not only the Maitre d, I'm the owner and I like to consider myself a snazzy dresser. Occasionally I'll wear dress jeans and a nice shirt, but never a T-shirt. Kell and I own and operate a fine dining restaurant with a casual atmosphere...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$26 - US$40
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Manaquayak Road, West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02575
  • Public Transportation: Public transportation stops 1/2 mile from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  West Tisbury
  • Phone Number: +1 508-693-2298
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The Lambert's Cove Inn & Restaurant is known as one of the most romantic retreats on Martha's Vineyard. Situated on 7 acres of spacious lawns, gardens, forest and meadowlands in the pastoral town of West Tisbury, it offers tranquility and seclusion. The Restaurant offers one of the best dining experiences on the island. Enjoy the ambiance of our elegant dining room with it's beautiful fireplaces and 100 year old grand piano featuring live entertainment in season. Our dinner menu rotates, featuring fresh island seafood, veal, beef, poultry, in-season vegetables from local gardens and farms, homemade soups, breads and delicious desserts. The Restaurant is not appropriate for children under the age of 8 (with the exception of Mother’s Day and Easter brunches). Note: The restaurant is no longer BYOB!
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