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Behind the Bookstore

44 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8237
+1 774-549-9123
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“avocado toast” (7 reviews)
“shakshuka” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
44 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8237
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We have been here a few times prior and have had OK experiences. The cafe offers a nice breakfast and we have been back for drinks "under the lights". This past visit for breakfast was odd - the servers had a lot of attitude, the...More

Thank ogerkan
Reviewed 3 October 2017

An outside area behind the Edgartown Book Store that attracts tourists. I had the unfortunate experience of being bug sprayed in the face by tourists seated at a nearby table. The coffee was a good roast, but the atmosphere left much to be desired—metal chairs,...More

Thank NJ B
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Staff were indifferent but the product was good. We had cappuccino with Avocado toast. We also had cookies.

Thank philipboni
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Been here twice and can't figure what the hype is about. Once it was fine and once it wasn't, so much for consistency. Small and cozy spaces can be romantic, this one isn't. The food and service are a cut above average, but not so...More

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Lovely spot, delicious coffee, great avocado toast and other breakfast selections. Wonderful place to start the day.

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This coffee shop has the best outdoor seating area. We are tea drinkers and were surprised we could get Thai ice tea and it did not disappoint.

Thank kwall1972
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is a nice lunch respite if you're shopping/sightseeing in Edgartown. Good baked goods and a decent variety of sandwiches and salads on the menu, including some creativity. Nice peaceful, shaded outdoor dining area remote from the crowds too. Only gripe is that the prices...More

Thank ChiMike312
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We thought we would try something different with friends . we were escorted to our table and the service went down hill from there.The waiter took our order & didnt show up again for quite a while.Our drinks were delivered by another waitress & had...More

Thank Kathleen N
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Dreamy atmosphere outside with a good wine list and tucked away tables. Staff was helpful and let us linger!

Thank Marcy P
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is still my favorite coffee shop on Martha's Vineyard, and one of my favorites in the world. I have never had a better cortado than they consistently serve. Lovely outdoor seating. The only downsides, at least on my last visit, are a snarky barista...More

Thank Phil C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8237
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: +1 774-549-9123
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