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Fishbones Bar & Grille

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12 Circuit Ave EXT, 12 Circuit Ave EXT, 02557, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-696-8227
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Belleville, New Jersey
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

My girl and I stopped here for dinner one evening and enjoyed margaritas and mussels in a white wine sauce. Our dinner was enjoyable. The restaurant is not easily found from the street as it is located on the waterfront. This provides a real "Martha's Vineyard" experience to dine and view the boat docked alongside.

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Thank sradmd
Hong Kong, China
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201 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

After the Tour we Dropped into Fishbones for a Drink and Could Not Resist the Seafood. Food was Super and Staff Very Cool - Nice place to relax and People Watch.

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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were on MV for a weekend beer festival. Dinner was pricey but worth the price tag. We had oysters, bisque, seafood tacos- tune and the lobster. A couple of cocktails . It was September which is considered off season so we were lucky to avoid a wait but I imagine in season on a Friday it's crowded. The bar... More 

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Fenwick Island, Delaware
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We're from Delaware and can get great Blue crab all of the time, so we know to go for the local feature when traveling and were not disappointed in the Lobster rolls in Martha's vineyard-and thought Fishbones had one of the best. The rolls are toasted with a little butter, and the HOT lobster is sauted in butter and full... More 

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north jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Stopped here at Fishbones for lunch after Tivoli Day shopping & touring. Of course every place harbor side was mobbed so we expected a wait for a table. Not the case as we were seated in minutes & the waitress was there with our menus & a smile. Definitely a fun crowd, even at lunch time. 2 cups of clam... More 

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Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This was the other restaurant we had dinner...excellent menu, service was tops, food was so excellent. Locations is in the Oak Buffs Harbor area, walking distance to so much..watched the sunset, perfect place for that.

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Wow. My dinner of scallops, no fries and coleslaw substitute was more than expected! The mudslide is not what I expected (mixer with the alcohol) but we take the "less" for the "more". Scallops we're perfectly cooked and the coleslaw sub for fries was more than expected. Really enjoyed my visit!

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Danbury, Connecticut
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Really enjoyed having drinks and an appetizer here. The amount of food served was amazing and the drinks were great. The prices were reasonable on what is usually a very pricey island. The staff was sweet and efficient. I highly recommend stopping by.

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NY
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Fish bones is right on the harbor in Oak Bluffs. It's a great place to sit and watch the boats come and go. Nicole and Dennis are our favorite bartenders and always make us feel welcome.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Their reasonably priced menu of summer staples should hit the spot for tourists and families in search of a sun-splashed meal by the sea. But I go for the bar. It is there that I can watch Dorrie, Dennis and Lisa marvel the diverse crowd with feats of mixology. A perfect sunset spot that's less touristy than Nancy's and tends... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Circuit Ave EXT, 12 Circuit Ave EXT, 02557, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Oak Bluffs
  • Phone Number: +1 508-696-8227
Description
Located at Dockside Marina right by the Hyline Ferry overlooking the Harbor. Fresh grilled entrees, Tacos, seafood, raw bar & refreshing drinks. Home of the upside down drinks. Under new ownership since 2014.

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