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Garde East

52 Beach Rd, at Vineyard Haven Marina, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5582
+1 508-687-9926
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  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“monkfish” (5 reviews)
“tuna poke” (3 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
52 Beach Rd, at Vineyard Haven Marina, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5582
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I had a lovely dinner at Garde East. The ambiance, the serviceand food were outstanding. Right in front of the water. Not a bad seat inside or at the terrace. I look forward to coming back!

Thank WandaL5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sat outside overlooking the water and boats, beautiful setting. The menu has a lot of good options and we tried many. For starters we enjoyed the tuna poke, mussels in coconut cream broth and the octopus. While the octopus was the most expensive, the...More

Thank HBerke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely time on the outdoor porch of.Garde East. It was a chilly evening and so the plastic wind guards were down. The hostess and manager (?) were extremely welcoming as was our friendly competent waitress. We were happy with our dinners, although...More

Thank Auroraam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful little spot is a Vineyarder's favorite. The food is delightful and the setting is beautiful right on the Vineyard haven harbor. We had the Spanish octopus and it was wonderful. The Monkfish was delightful and the curried mussels were exquisite. Even the bread...More

Thank MauiScott1000
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We had dinner at Garde East on our recent trip to Martha’s Vineyard. It was a very nice experience. The restaurant is right on the harbor....the building is very appealing......outdoor seating is available......the staff is very professional and friendly.....the wine list is a good.....and the...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 3 August 2018

As most of the other reviewers have noted...this is a lovely location, right on the harbor in VH with nice views and ocean breezes. Cordial welcome from the hostess who lead us upstairs to the newly outfitted patio dining area. (Nice to know they also...More

Thank chuckiek
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Every course was a delight. The service is professional without being uptight. It is the perfect balance of fine dining and island atmosphere. I go back as often as I can!

Thank Marissa G
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Views are amazing - food is good, but only good. Simply trying to be too creative with good quality seafood. Unfortunately all of the fish was over cooked - such a shame. You Mussel starter while good had the smallest mussels I’ve been served in...More

Thank Pad0303
Reviewed 20 July 2018

My wife and I went to Garde East a few weeks ago for the first time. We have eaten at this location a few times when it was under different ownership, but none of the prior restaurants were as good as it is now. The...More

Thank timfromnj
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

A pretender restaurant to great French seafood restaurants like Le Bernardin in NY. The sashimi trio was disappointing—too small, fish not great, poor selections. The halibut main course was good not great. My wife had monkfish/ just ok. Good views of the harbor, some beautiful...More

Thank deveer46
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$35 - US$60
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Beach Rd, at Vineyard Haven Marina, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5582
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Vineyard Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 508-687-9926
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A Martha’s Vineyard dining experience on the water Garde East overlooks the harbor from Vineyard Haven Marina and offers both indoor and outdoor dining in a casual yet elegant setting. Acclaimed local chef Carlos Montoya utilizes the Vineyard bounty from both sea and land in creating his ever-changing menu, with refined and classic techniques. Carefully conceived dishes speak for themselves as the freshest ingredients take center stage to create a truly unique experience. A thoughtfully curated beverage program compliments Chef Montoya’s creations, featuring classic cocktails, craft beers and a wine program of over 400 French and American labels.
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