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Chesca's Restaurant

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38 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8145
+1 508-627-1234
17:30 - 22:00
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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We came over from the Cape to celebrate an anniversary. This restaurant exceeded expectations. My paella was perfection. My partner had the short ribs and he loved them. We will be back here again for sure

Thank Susan L
Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Chesca's is a very good restaurant in Edgartown located on the Vineyard Square on North Water street. Very good food and a nice wine list! The short ribs and sole piccata are a couple of my favorites! My wife recommends the lobster ravioli with scallops. And the NY strip isn't bad either!! They have a big open porch with rocking... More 

Thank Ken A
Franklin, Tennessee
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1,286 reviews
818 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Chesca's Restuarant is an excellent venue to get great Italian food at reasonable prices. Large portions.

Thank Houston N
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We had dinner here and the food was very good. They have a great wine list. I had the mussels which was steamed in coconut milk, garlic, etc. and was delicious. I had a glass of Chardonnay and the Key Lime Pie for dessert. We also had the simple pasta which was pasta sauteed in olive oil and garlic. We... More 

Thank Saundra88
Bath, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Very busy restaurant so would advise to go there early. The food was good,as was the atmosphere and service.

Thank Moerom
Bethesda, MD
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293 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here almost every year for the last 10 years while vacationing on the Vineyard. It tends to be a little bit noisy in high season but the food is consistently good and we didn't have to wait too long for a table.

Thank Lubran
Princeton, New Jersey
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were visiting Martha's Vineyard with our oldest children and grandchildren, and chose Chesca's among a number of restaurants to visit. Even though we didn't have a reservation, we did not have to wait long. Be prepared: it is not for the faint of wallet, but for upscale dining, it is second to none. May I say that it was... More 

Thank nightshade1
Trumbull, Connecticut
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119 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We loved our dinner at Chesca's. All the meals were delicious and the service was good as well. Nice spot for dinner in Edgartown.

Thank orlandov7
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128 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Chescas is an island staple. The food is good big space for large groups and family friendly. However, it is a bit tired. So many of the local restaurants serve locally sourced food and have some updated items on their menus. Chescas has not changed much in years and the menu does not vary. That said, the food is good,... More 

Thank listravellers
Concord, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

A good Italian restaurant in center of town. Will take reservations for large groups. Will be going back, after not going there for years.

Thank terroth

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, American
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8145
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-627-1234

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?