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The Black Dog

West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA
+1 800-626-1991
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Great lunch.

A bit expensive but the food was very good. They do a very tasty veggie burger which is always a... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Janette W
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
PIcturesque Location! Great breakfast spot.

Wonderful coffee, lovely view, great breakfast! If you imagine what Martha's Vineyard is... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
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A trip to the Vineyard is not complete without a visit to this popular gift shop, restaurant and bakery, known for its seemingly ubiquitous T-shirt. The creation of Captain Robert Douglas, a retired air force jet fighter pilot, the 30-year-old Black Dog Tavern has a simple decor, fresh local fish and vegetables daily and crowds in-season. There are four locations on the island.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA
+1 800-626-1991
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

A bit expensive but the food was very good. They do a very tasty veggie burger which is always a plus and cater for small people too. The bathroom facilities could do with improving. Inadequate for the number of people they were serving at lunch...More

Thank Janette W
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Wonderful coffee, lovely view, great breakfast! If you imagine what Martha's Vineyard is like...this spot is probably what comes to mind. The staff is very service oriented and it's worth it!

Thank jcbvsb
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Great views of the ocean while you eat. Out of all the restaurants we ate at, this was the most pricey of all. Friendly staff. Had an excellent salad with tuna!

Thank mjb00
Reviewed 22 October 2016

ordered breakfast sandwiches for my grand kids and sat down outside on a bench and some steps along side the building , Next thing i know the owner Jeremiah McCarthy through us off the steps and said he would call the police because he lived...More

Thank b0ats12
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were stressed for time but enjoyed a pleasant and delicious breakfast - egg on croissant with crispy bacon for each of us. It's tough top pass up the freshly baked goods, especially the muffins and we did not. A blueberry for me and a...More

Thank PhillyBoy21
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We knew dining on the Vineyard would be expensive, so we weren't too surprised, but some others definitely were. Expect to pay at least $20 a person for a meal. We both loved what we ordered. However, service was slow; they had one girl working...More

Thank rockpott
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This has become nothing more than an overpriced tourist trap. (Overpriced to the tune of $2-$3 more per plate than other places on the island!) I came here for breakfast with my family, a group of 7 total, and we got terrible service! After we...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great girl running place but it's tiny and filled with overpriced stuff that mostly doesn't even say Martha's Vineyard because they have stores on the mainland I assume. The outlet store at the ferry docks offered 2014 2015 t-shirts at half price and it is...More

Thank Clrhoney1
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We had our annual Black Dog breakfast and it did not disappoint. There were five of us this year and we were told that the wait would be around 45 minutes. Actual wait 20 minutes so don't let the kids wander too far (there are...More

1  Thank DannyW8388
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

I stopped by this morning to get a breakfast sandwich (which was really good) to go. I waited 25 minutes for an egg sandwich. The place wasn't even half full. The three people who ordered before me - some of which were bagels - easily...More

Thank ms_golightly19
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Al V
2 August 2016|
Response from AdnanKakazai |
Ferries coming from Woods Hole come to Oak Bluff which is in Martha's Vineyard. Hope this answers your question.