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“Excellent service, beautiful ambience and great food ”

Detente Restaurant and Wine Bar
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Ranked #11 of 69 Restaurants in Edgartown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$40
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Service was great, a reasonable priced bottle of Chassagne-Montrachet and the cauliflower side(which was to die for) made the evening. We had the peach salad and the sole which was amazingly served over lobster risotto.

Our children loved the veal Milanese and they could not have been nicer to them, giving them menus to color and stickers.

Definitely an A rating for the Vineyard , which at times could be foodie -challenged.

Thank jmorales
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Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

If I were rating the peach salad alone, this place would get five stars. Grilled peaches with melted telegio cheese and arugula so good that ant time we told someone we went there for dinner, they asked if we ordered it. The rest of the dinner was good but nothing mind shattering. I suggest eating out on the patio. It's really quaint and lovely. Service was outstanding.

Thank krismcdavid4
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

the food was fresh and very good and the service was really solid...we sat outdoors and felt completely relaxed as it is off the main part of the edgartown strip....so the night felt serene....this is the third best restaurant in marthas vineyard in my view....it is really good and the menu is interesting...however, it is a cut below red cat and atria...those two places are just fantastic and rank right up there w the best of them....detente however, is really good and worth the trip....

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Thank Randy S
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

We loved this restaurant. The upstairs dining room is both upscale and cozy -- wooden floors, tables spaced just far enough apart. The Pan-Seared Scallops in Coconut Soup starter was an incredible melange of flavors -- each identifiable. The local greens salad was fresh and delicious. The Roasted Vineyard Monkfish was another wonderful blend of flavors -- all complementing each other. The lamb was cooked to perfection. Our server was attentive, engaging, and helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience on a miserable rainy night.

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Reviewed 16 July 2014

We ate at Detente on a Wednesday evening for an early dinner and sat in the upstairs dining room. It was very nicely decorated with an open feeling. We had a very attentive and personable waiter (Kylund) and the food was amazing. I had the Chatham Cod which was perfectly cooked, fresh, and tender. The sauce was so good that the extra spoon our waiter brought was put to good use to finish it off. My husband had the Menemsha Fluke which was also delicious and served over an exceptional risotto. I have spoken to other islanders and would agree with them that this restaurant is the top one on the Vineyard.

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Thank L H
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