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€€€€French, American,
22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8144
+1 508-627-5187
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (18 reviews)
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French, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8144
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There is no off night at L'toile as the owner/chef runs the kitchen putting out impeccable food night after night. The dining room and patio is so romantic. I would hope to stumble on a restaurant like this on my travels.

Thank Natasha T
Reviewed 4 February 2018

What a lovely dinner! Delicious oysters, wonderful entrees, well mixed drinks and fine service. We will be back!

Thank Margaret F
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Service was excellent from the minute we walked through the front door. The decor and atmosphere is very clean and comfortable.Not too noisy, although we were there early evening. Food was excellent! My parents and I had the Chef’s tasting menu. At first we thought...More

Thank jjt6812
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Dinner with my wife while on vacation. Dinner: superb, in every regard. I can recommend the seafood trio appetizer, esp. the scallop. We both chose the delicious rack of lamb for our main. And my dessert crepe was ideal - light, tasty, and not too...More

Thank NCDoc
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had heard of L'etoile for the 20 years we have been going to Edgartown but never had a chance to eat here. We are so glad we finally did. Fine dining at its best! Our waitress, Aubrey, was exceptional. We started with the "Trilogy...More

Thank BML111
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

When we saw in TA that there was a well reviewed French Restaurant in Martha's Vineyard, we immediately made reservations. Fortunately, because they were fully booked, and we saw many people walking sadly away, to look for another place to have dinner. The food was...More

Thank FromSaoPaulo
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Dining outside in the lighted tent transports one to a romantic, fairy tale world. (There are heaters.)A very popular fine dining spot w/a knowledgeable and creative chef/owner. The Katama Bay oysters were an outstanding and memorable appetizer, so be sure to look for those on...More

Thank TheTravelingFoodies
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had reservations for the dining room but arrived early because we heard that the bartender makes exceptional cocktails. We sat at a high top in the warm and inviting bar and loved the cozy atmosphere so much, we decided to dine in the bar....More

Thank mmhartford
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Tasting menu last night at one of the Vineyard's best -- L'etoile in Edgartown. Superb as always! A standing tradition on the Saturday night of Columbus Day weekend. Always enjoy being seated in the tent -- be sure to request the same when you go....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere is quite charming, located in an old captain’s house in downtown Edgartown. My husband ordered the octopus appetizer, which was delicious. He also ordered the black bass which was very good. My dining experience was disappointing. I ordered the seafood Trio as an...More

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Tom S
3 June 2016|
Response from WhitmanCurrans | Reviewed this property |
Although I don't know for sure I can't help but believe they would offer menu items for the ever growing gluten concerns. This restaurant seems to be quaint and romantic yet fresh and in tune with the latest menu options... More
24 August 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8144
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-627-5187
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of downtown Edgartown, l'etoile offers a casually elegant dining and bar experience l'étoile is a vibrant modern restaurant located in a restored historic whaling captain's house on the island of Martha's Vineyard. Chef-owned & operated, our focus is on guest satisfaction. We offer an inventive, fresh, seasonally-driven menu along with similar lighter fare in the bar. dine in our contemporary, casually elegant dining rooms or outdoors on our festive tented patio. bar-l'étoile is a stylishly intimate and vibrant destination to enjoy a "Startini" or one of our many specialty cocktails or one of 18 wines by the glass before or after dinner. A seat at the lively bar or at your own high-top table - or the porch and adirondack chairs on the lawn in the summer - are the perfect place to have a drink, a relaxed meal or or small plate from the eclectic bar bites menu. our full dinner menu is also offered in the bar.
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