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Black Dog Tavern

Vineyard Haven Harbor, 21 Beach Street Ext, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5626
+1 508-693-9223
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (58 reviews)
“fried oysters” (23 reviews)
“steak tips” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
Vineyard Haven Harbor, 21 Beach Street Ext, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5626
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1 - 10 of 723 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a window seat with a view of the harbor. Nice facility with a nautical ambiance. The Eggs Benedict was really well presented and prepared - delicious.

Thank reedpike
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is not elegant, and can be very crowded, but it is convenient for a quick bite before the ferry. It is a pub-type atmosphere, and a very quintessential island eatery - that being said, the food was good - the bloody mary and...More

Thank F9724MUlindac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting the Black Dog is an MV right of passage. The staff were very nice and the setting is just lovely. We caught the most beautiful sunset. The food is good, not amazing, but fine. Nice beer selection. In the end, you come because if...More

Thank HVTravelGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Black Dog feels like an old friend the minute you walk in. Walls covered with legitimate nautical memorabilia, photos, parts of ships, a fire going in the fireplace, mugs of very good coffee, up-close view of the ferry coming and going, plus other harbor...More

Thank Patty8888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten lunch here several times and happed to notice their off season Saturday prime rib special. I’m a carnivore and just love Prime Rib. In spite of the nor’easter going on we traveled to Vineyard Haven for a great dinner. We were kind of...More

Thank taftdev
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch of crab cakes, chicken salad, and fries. We can’t decide whether it’s the oil they are cooked in, where the potatoes are grown, or the shape that makes the fries the most splendid on the planet.

1  Thank Heelraiser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a cold Fall evening, so we asked to be sat near the welcoming fire. I ordered a pint of Blueberry Ale, which came with added blueberries. I wasn't expecting that and it was a lovely pint. We were given some tasty homemade bread...More

Thank RFareway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick service by friendly staff. A very nautical theme well done and it sits right on the beach! Portions were large and the Tuna Melt we split was very good. But the Quahog Chowder was so thick, I could have used a fork. Excellent chowder.

Thank Mayotte207
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we discovered that Vineyard Haven is “dry” This Black dog establishment provided a waterside pub - u order food to obtain wine Location is good but we’re a bit dubious about the pricing. Still searching for the lobster in the sandwich

Thank patbarron
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I thought this was just a tourist trap, but was I pleasantly surprised. This is an old fashioned tavern, right on the water, with views of the harbor and ferry.The food was absolutely fantastic! The quahog chowder was just about the best I've ever tried....More

1  Thank ajczajka
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Alison B
22 June 2017|
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Response from alsolly | Reviewed this property |
That's a question best determined either by calling the joint directly or checking its website. I avoided that problem by going there for lunch.
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ArtEyed
16 April 2017|
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Response from Priscilla F | Reviewed this property |
Black Dog does have outside eating as long as the weather is warm enough. I don't believe dogs are allowed in the restaurant or gift shop. However I think there is a place to tie them outside?? Great food with ocean view... More
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ridge67
27 September 2016|
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Response from VacationerSeattle | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry to be so late in responding, I did not notice any TV's and I am not sure there was a dedicated bar area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vineyard Haven Harbor, 21 Beach Street Ext, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568-5626
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Vineyard Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 508-693-9223
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