Many people don’t realize just how many businesses stay open after the summer season winds down on Martha’s Vineyard. If you’re visiting between October and June and you still want to enjoy quality Martha’s Vineyard dining, you’re in luck, you’ll still find a great selection of options to choose from, including fine dining, casual, and take-out spots. While some seasonal locations shutter in the fall and winter, there’s still dozens of restaurants that stay open all year long, catering to locals and off-season visitors that come to enjoy the quieter days on-Island.
Here’s a helpful list of those restaurants you can rely on even after summer subsides.
Sharky’s Cantina - Mexican food, drinks and fun for the whole family. Located in Edgartown and Oak Bluffs. Offering a full bar and televisions for watching the big games.
Henry’s at the Harbor View Hotel - A cozy hideaway and gastropub offering thoughtful food and creative drinks with views of the Edgartown lighthouse and Chappaquiddick. Under renovations and temporarily closed until Memorial Day, May 2019.
Lucky Hank’s - Casual, intimate nook serving breakfast, lunch and dinner year round, as well as beer and housemade desserts.
The Wharf Pub - Classic pub food served for lunch and dinner seven days a week. Family friendly dining, full bar with televisions and live music and entertainment often.
Rockfish - Featuring wood-fired flatbreads and New American bites in a bi-level space with two full bars.
Edgartown Meat & Fish -
Square Rigger - Classic New England seafood restaurant serving lunch and dinner seven days a week, along with a full bar and popular takeout offerings.
Dock Street Coffee Shop - Martha’s Vineyard’s take on the quintessential American diner, limited seating at the counter only. Open 365 days a year for breakfast and lunch.
Espresso Love - Breakfast and lunch counter service in a cozy cafe.
Dippin Donuts Coffee shop with sandwiches and pastries.
China House - Traditional Chinese food in a casual setting with a full take out menu.
R & B’s eatery - Inconspicuous diner style restaurant with a short order menu. Serving breakfast and lunch six days a week (closed Sundays).
Edgartown Pizza - A family style restaurant with a traditional pizza menu, open for lunch and dinner, serving beer and wine.
Edgartown Meat & Fish Market - Groceries and wine market plus made to order Starbucks coffee, sandwiches, and sushi with eat-in and take out options.
Wolf’s Den Pizzeria - Specialty, deep dish style pizza and oven toasted sandwiches served daily from 11am to 9pm. Locations in Edgartown and Vineyard Haven.
The Terrace at the Charlotte Inn - Elegant bistro serving up farm-to-table American fare with French and Italian accents. A fine dining restaurant with an elegant, old-world atmosphere.
Alchemy - Fine dining bar and bistro serving creative new American cuisine with French and Italian influence for dinner.
Rosewater Market & Take Away - Featuring locally sourced, farm-to-table ingredients and artfully curated gifts and souvenirs. Open year-round for breakfast, lunch and takeout.
Isola Pizza and take out with traditional Italian entrees offered in a more formal dining room.
The Newes from America - A pub with rich history and genuine Colonial character featuring American and British pub food including Bangers & Mash and Fish & Chips.
Soigne - French inspired market with made-to-order sandwiches and thoughtfully prepared sides. Also home to a gourmet market of fine wines, cheeses, and gifts.
Martha’s Vineyard Chowder Company - Local fish house and raw bar famous for their clam chowder, serving lunch and dinner daily and ongoing specials throughout the year.
Sharky’s Cantina - Mexican food, drinks and fun for the whole family. Located in Oak Bluffs and Edgartown. Offering a full bar and televisions for watching the big games.
Bangkok Cuisine - Traditional Thai fare in a casual setting, with vegan friendly options and wine and beer.
Slice of Life - Casual cafe and bakery serving New American fare in a cozy dining room or on its covered front porch. Lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch available.
Linda Jeans - A home-style American restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner since 1976, and a favorite among locals.
Barn Bowl & Bistro - A full-service restaurant and bar offering an impressive menu plus games, TVs and a 10-lane bowling alley. Not your average bowling alley fare.
Offshore Ale Company - Popular gastro pub and tavern serving house-brewed seasonal and year-round beers, plus wood-fired pizzas, burgers and other casual pub grub.
Park Corner Food Bar - A cozy nook in Oak Bluffs with creative food and cocktails, and a popular brunch menu.
The Ritz - Known as the classic Martha’s Vineyard dive bar and music venue this space also serves an impressive Southern inspired dinner menu including brisket and shrimp and grits.
Pizza di Napoli - A pizzeria serving stone fired Neapolitan pizzas loaded with fresh toppings and imported ingredients, located inside The Loft, a full service bar with game and entertainment.
Ocean View - Tavern style restaurant with an extensive menu, offering a dining room and full bar with televisions for big game watching.
Deon’s Kitchen at the VFW - New American fare with a Caribbean twist by Chef Deon Thomas.
Copper Wok - Modern locale with mellow lighting for creative sushi rolls, Asian kitchen entrees and cocktails. One of the only Vineyard Haven restaurants with a full bar.
Little House Cafe - A cozy restaurant (in a little house) offering a variety of creative and unique international foods and American classics for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Mikado Asian Bistro - Offering a distinctive menu featuring more than 80 dishes ranging from traditional Japanese favorites and innovative specialties to classic Thai foods from across Asia.
Mocha Motts - Coffee, sandwiches, soups, homemade desserts located on Main Street. A second location in Oak Bluffs stays open several months a year with a break in the winter.
Beach Road - By the owners of State Road in West Tisbury, serving locally sourced seafood, New American fare and beer and wine in a sophisticated space with water views.
Waterside Market - Fresh ingredients, and innovative recipes made from scratch daily including soups, salads and sandwiches. Breakfast, lunch and occasional dinner service.
La Soffita - Featuring authentic Italian cuisine using simple, creative and high quality ingredients accompanied by a great wine list and classic cocktails.
The Black Dog Cafe - Serving a full breakfast and lunch menu, plus specialty coffees, cakes, pastries and more.
The Black Dog Tavern - An iconic Vineyard restaurant serving a hearty breakfast (including their famous pancakes), lunch and dinner overlooking Vineyard Haven harbor, offering beer and wine.
The Black Dog Bakery - Baked goods, salads, soups and sandwiches to go, plus a retail store.
Bite on the go - Buffet style Brazilian inspired food.
Wolf’s Den Pizzeria - Specialty, deep dish style pizza and oven toasted sandwiches served daily from 11am to 9pm. Locations in Vineyard Haven and Edgartown.
Rocco’s Pizza - Pizza by the pie or slice along with sandwiches and pasta from a quaint eatery with outdoor seating.
Not Your Sugar Mammas Organic Cafe - Plant based cafe and market caterings to vegans and vegetarians. Menu includes creative coffee beverages, smoothies soups, salads, flatbreads, grain bowls and more.
Bobby Bs - Fried seafood, burgers, pizza and sandwiches, along with a homemade ice cream bar.
Island Fresh Pizza & Subs - Take out restaurant with sandwiches, salads, and traditional American and Brazilian pizza options.
La Choza - Take out burrito spot featuring a build-your-own option with ample and affordable offerings.
Humphreys - Coffee, pastries and sandwiches available for eat-in or take out.
Nat’s Nook - Tucked in a little ally off Main Street serving speciality coffees and creative crepes.
Scottish Bakehouse - Bakery, cafe and small local grocer with a focus on local meat and produce.
Woodland Variety & Grill -
Shepherd’s Provisions - Prepared foods and gift items and confectionery, including to go dinner entrees.
Sweet Bites - Specialty bakery, espresso bar and cafe including classic Brazilian desserts and custom cakes from the owners of Bite on the Go.
State Road - Farm-to-table breakfast, lunch and dinner serving beer and wine, from the owners of Beach Road.
Fella’s - Take out catering company with small eatery for breakfast, pizza and sandwiches.
7a Foods - ‘Farm to takeout’ spot serving breakfast and lunch with a focus on local sourced ingredients.
Plane View Restaurant - Serves breakfast and lunch seven days a week year round, inside the Martha’s Vineyard airport. Beer and wine available with the purchase of food.
Back Porch Larder - “A Little Hole in the Wall” to the Kitchen Porch Catering, offering freshly prepared salads, sandwiches, hand pies, grain and vegetable bowls and more.
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