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Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company

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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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9 Oak Bluffs Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-696-3000
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Trinidad, Colorado
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went in solo and was lucky to be seated right away. It was dinner time, on a Saturday, so it was busy. It was nice to be seated towards the back of the restaurant so I didn't feel awkward. I decided on the Chowder Companies version of surf and turf. It was really good. The steak was small but... More 

Thank CO_sugarbear
Peabody, Massachusetts
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very nice waiter!!!! Chowder was excellent and very large portion!!! My salad not so much.. It was with beets, radishes, nuts and feta.. Such a small amount of all of it..especially nuts and cheese. Very small amount of lettuce. My husband ordered Caesar salad with chicken which was large and had warm chicken..it was great., Room is dark and kind... More 

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Titusville, Florida
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Read great reviews so we decided to try it out. First thing they were out of the sandwich of the day and it was only 1pm. We ordered cocktails, clam chowder, shrimp cocktail and vegetables. Shrimp cocktail came out with 4 small shrimp on a plate, one bite and it was still frozen. The clam in the chowder were rubbery.... More 

Thank mruffalo
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a drink and some apps. Sat at the bar, had great service and a wonderful time. Chowder and Wings were delicious, drinks were very good too. Thanks so much !

Thank er03
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chowder v good with plenty of fish Swordfish acceptable The food was as expected but USD100 was far too much inc tip. We had better value in Boston. I would rather pay more for a step up in quality. Experienced international travellers and regular visitors to US and Europe. Wifi is available but told not !

Thank Hussar1
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154 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived to the area on a cold day and wanted a hot cup of soup. This is the place. Excellent clam chowder soup and excellent lobster role. We even loved the chocolate cake with ice cream for dessert... good experience

Thank orlytModi_in
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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566 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got off a tour bus and wanted to grab a bite. First place we came to and WOW were we happy! Warmly greeted, shown to a nice, warm (chilly day) table--turns out it's burger-mania. Ordered a cheeseburger and fries for $4--one of the best burgers I've ever had. My husband ordered the clam chowder and I agree it's also one... More 

Thank annehassel
Hollywood, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Service & Food! The best chowder, Lobster Mac and Cheese in Martha Vineyard! Excellent Seafood Restaurant.

Thank chup56
Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice ambiance, candles and fireplace (simulated but pretty). Food was absolutely deliciou, and the service was great. Oysters on the half shell were extremely fresh, chilled and delicious, served with both mignonette as well as cocktail sauces. The chowder was excellent and deserving of their awards. It was a thinner broth but loaded with clams and vegetables. Excellent taste. The... More 

Thank WRudek
Niceville, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best clam chowder and very fresh oysters. Nice beer selection. Convenient location from ferry and across the street from carousel.

Thank back2tx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$40
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Oak Bluffs Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Oak Bluffs
  • Phone Number: +1 508-696-3000
BEST CHOWDER IN NEW ENGLAND FROM YANKEE MAGAZINE, BEST CHOWDER 2015 from CAPE & ISLANDS MAGAZINE, MV MAGAZINE and winner of the 2015 MV CHOWDER CONTEST!! - Copper and mahogany grace our nautically chic dining room creating a casual-fine dining atmosphere. Fresh, local when available seafood, pasture raised steaks, all-natural chicken, craft cocktails, 15 beers on tap and of course the best award winning chowder in the country are waiting for your visit to our beautiful island. Play a game in our 5000 Sq Ft 21+ game room 'LoFT' upstairs (Which features 6 pool tables, darts, foosball, Shuffleboard tables, ping pong, full bar, jukebox & more) or entertain yourself in our large, comfortable bar and enjoy an authentic Martha's Vineyard experience while being catered to by the most attentive staff in New England. Welcome to the Martha's VIneyard Chowder Company!

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