Spending Thanksgiving on Martha’s Vineyard is a fun way for family and friends to reconnect on this quintessential American holiday. If you’re coming from the mainland, it’s a great holiday during which to spend some time on Island when it’s a bit more relaxed and calm, hotel rates are a tad lower and the overall energy of the Island is tranquil and serene.
So this year, forget about cooking at home and plan a family getaway to Martha’s Vineyard for Thanksgiving. We’ve put together a delicious list of options, whether you want to dine out that day or order catered food to bring home to your vacation home or rental, we have it all! At the end of this blog post, we are also sharing a hotel package designed especially for enjoying a leisurely holiday, so make sure to check it out!
Where Dine Out on Thanksgiving Day on Martha’s Vineyard
Bettini Restaurant at The Harbor View Hotel
Indulge in a Grand Buffet - $79 Adult │ $35 Children 12 and under--excluding tax and gratuity. Among the multiple offerings are:
Herb and Citrus Roasted Turkey, Classic Gravy, Cranberry Chutney;
Slow Baked New York Sirloin, Green Peppercorn, Sautéed Mushrooms;
Crispy Pork Belly, Dried Fruit Compote, Quince Glaze;
Roasted Salmon, Fall Root Vegetables, Hollandaise;
and a Rigatoni Bolognese Gratin, Pesto, Parmesan
View full menu online here.
Call to make reservations: 508-627-3761
The Black Dog Tavern
Offering a Thanksgiving buffet ($46 for adults, $20 for kids) Enjoy all the fixin's of a homemade Thanksgiving dinner while taking in the extraordinary view of Vineyard Haven Harbor from the cozy Tavern. The traditional Thanksgiving buffet dinner includes: Fresh Herb-Roasted Turkey, Roasted Prime Rib, House-made Bread Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Candied Yams, Green Beans, Sweet Corn, Turkey Gravy, Cranberry Relish, Fresh Dinner Rolls, Bakery-made Pies & Desserts. Dinner seatings at Noon, 2pm & 4pm
Call to make reservations: 508-693-9223
Three seatings staggered from 1pm-7pm. Three courses; choice of two soups, four apps, three entrees (Turkey, Lobster or Venison) price based on entree.
Three course meal, including turkey and the fixings.
Call to make reservations: 508-939-4082
The Terrace at the Charlotte Inn
Offering a $99 pre fixe menu, treat yourself and the family to a luxurious dinner at the Island’s only Relais & Chateau property.
Call to make reservations: 508-627-68227
Woods at Lambert’s Cove Inn
Woods will be doing a buffet style dinner 12pm-6pm, with the last seating at 6pm. Adults are $65 per person and kids are $20 per child. They will also start taking orders for catered dinners now through Wednesday, November 20th. Catered dinners can also be a la carte; these will be priced per-person as well and can accommodate all-sized parties. For your sweet tooth, they will be selling pumpkin and apple pies for $30, beginning on Friday, November 15th.
Call to make reservations: 800-353-0272
Where to Get a Thanksgiving Meal - To Go - on Martha’s Vineyard
Call to order: 508-693-4786
Menus and ordering at: www.theblackdog.com
Black Sheep Mercantile
The menu at the Black Sheep looks delicious and offers the perfect variety of tasty items that you just to warm up and serve! Items like roasted leek dip, butternut gruyere scones, Boursin Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, and so much more to delight those at your table this year!
Call to Order: 508-338-7770
Golden Bull Brazilian Steak House
Order ahead to take out or dine in at the restaurant, open on Thanksgiving Day 11am-10pm with turkey added to the buffet.
Call to order: 508-338-7836
Call to order: 508-645-5000
Menus and ordering at: kitchenporch.com
Life at Humphrey's
This Thanksgiving indulge in all those favorite 'sides that make Thanksgiving everyone's favorite holiday! From refreshing salad starters, classic stuffing recipes, veggies that are all dressed up for the festivities and on to turkey and desserts that will push the limits of your appetite, Life at Humphrey's offers a feast to remember without the fuss. Be sure to ask about special pricing if you're celebrating with a crowd. Orders in by November 24th please!
Order your catered meal from Scottish Bakehouse and dine on Kale & Brussels Salad; Mashed Island Root Veggies, The Good Farm island Raised Turkey and so much more!
Call to order: 508-693-6633
Menus and ordering at: scottishbakehousemv.com
Stay for the Long Holiday!
Book a luxurious Thanksgiving getaway with the Nobnocket Inn in Vineyard Haven and enjoy a three-night stay in a Luxury Grand guest room with king bed, gourmet breakfast every morning, a welcome glass of champagne, and a Thanksgiving celebration meal at Bettini in Edgartown. Spend the days strolling the towns and discovering new shops and restaurants along the way, while being thankful to be on this gorgeous Island. To book, click here
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