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Ocean View Restaurant

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16 Chapman Ave, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-693-2207
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11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Norwalk, Ohio
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251 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stopped to check out the Ocean View for a potential wedding rehearsal dinner for June 2017. We were pleased we stopped for many reasons. 1. Our lunch was excellent. 2. Our service was great. 3. The manager was VERY helpful and sealed the deal on the wedding rehearsal!! Now, more about our lunch. I ordered the chef's salad which... More 

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Thank Suze44857
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place is owned by the same people that own the Lookout tavern in Oak Bluffs. They are working to make this a combo sports bar and fine dining place.

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Thank DonaldMV H
Manchester, New Hampshire
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were a party of nine adults (siblings) with varying tastes in food. We chose this place due to online reviews and the large menu. The service was excellent. The food portions were generous and the quality very good. Great value for the money. We could choose between the "tavern" menu (pub food) and the more formal menu. All excellent.... More 

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Thank steve s
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Took advantage of Tuesday $20 Prime Rib night. The 4 of us were equally pleased. Tender, flavorful and a good size portion. Service was courteous and attentive. We knew the restaurant didn't have ocean view. Just interested in a tasty prime rib dinner since we viewed the ocean most of the day! Great value and not noisy like some of... More 

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Thank jjbpopi
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

An older, family owned restaurant that harkens to a different era, the Ocean View offers good steaks and local water lobster at modest prices. The service was very accommodating and fast to bring food out. A nice experience.

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Thank Yakakayaka
Monroe
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Went there twice in a week and take-out one night. Consistently good. You can't see the ocean but dining room is very nice. Pub is fun. Attentive wait staff. Enjoyed all meals.

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Thank Lynn G
Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We went on Monday night which coincided with Lobster Special Night. We were asked if we had reservations but we did not. It was not a problem and we were brought to the bar area which was fine with us as it seems a lot of locals go there as well which is a testament to the quality of the... More 

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Thank Daniel D
Pine Bush, New York
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Went here on a whim, friends in town easy, meeting spot, whatever the reason, get here and come hungry. Portions were great and filling, drinks were delicious and it was very kid friendly. The prime rib was one of the best i have had in long time, stuffed baked lobster was perfectly prepared and the salad bar was a bonus.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

This is located close to downtown Oak Bluffs, and is usually packed. Why? Because every restaurant in Oak Bluffs is packed. It's the only non-dry town on the island, and the food is good, and the service is fantastic. And....so is the pricing. With everything on Martha's Vineyard in the $$$$ range, Ocean View is both comfortable and reasonable. Go... More 

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Thank danstarkey
Newtown
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Don't know why it is called ocean view but it is set back from water in a residential section and behind a park. Food is all good and you can get a good balanced meal and comfort food. Good service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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