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5 Top Vineyard Haven Restaurants

Amy Meredith / Vineyard Haven / Flickr
Amy Meredith / Vineyard Haven / Flickr

Vineyard Haven is home to many great restaurants that are favorites with the locals and others visiting Martha’s Vineyard. When staying on Martha’s Vineyard, make sure to try the many great restaurants in Vineyard Haven. There are many options in the area that include fresh seafood, delicious breakfast items and anything in-between. Take a look at the five top Vineyard Haven restaurants.

Copper Wok
This very popular restaurant is a great location to go for Chinese food. Open from 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., the Copper Wok has a large menu and features generous portions. There are several sushi options that are incredibly fresh and delicious. The Copper Wok features a friendly atmosphere and affordable prices which makes for a great meal out for lunch or dinner. Take out is always available if you want to eat at home.

Blue Canoe
Head to the Blue Canoe for a delicious meal with a great view and a great atmosphere. There is great indoor and outdoor seating that makes for a good lunch spot and a terrific dinner destination. Try the traditional clam chowder or the crab cake spring rolls as an appetizer. Fresh lobster and other great seafood are on the menu complete with classic staples like filet mignon and Cobb salad. This waterfront grill is a short walk from the ferry dock in Vineyard Haven and is a great spot to try.

Little House Café
Voted the “Best Lunch” on the Vineyard by the 2014 Martha’s Vineyard Magazine poll, the Little House Café is a cozy spot for coffee in the morning with fresh-baked goods to a scrumptious lunch or a fantastic dinner. Using high quality ingredients, the little House Café strives to make a unique and delicious meal. There are vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options available as well, making this a great spot to stop at anytime during the day.

Art Cliff Diner
The Art Cliff Diner is one of the most popular spots for a meal in Vineyard Haven. The food is always fresh and well-prepared. With delicious breakfast food, there are many creative options while the crepes and French toast are great selections. It’s a small and cozy spot so there can be a line to get in at times but the food is worth the stop!

Black Dog Tavern
The Black Dog Tavern has long provided great meals for the residents of Martha’s Vineyard. The restaurant overlooks the water so you can watch the ferry depart and arrive. Enjoy a cozy, relaxed and rustic atmosphere that has a menu with selections like roast chicken and grilled marinated steak tips. The Black Dog Tavern provides breakfast, lunch and dinner. Make sure to also head to the bakery and café which has take-out breakfast and lunch items.

Vineyard Haven has many great spots to stop for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When staying in Vineyard Haven or on Martha’s Vineyard, let Sandpiper Rentals help you find a terrific place to stay so you can enjoy the great restaurants that Vineyard Haven has to offer!

Free WiFi on Martha’s Vineyard


Our hope, of course, is that you’ll come to the island and totally unplug. Things really do move slower around here, but we realize that it’s hard to disconnect completely sometimes. Luckily, many of our local cafes and such feature free WiFi. Here’s a list of some tops spots that are ‘connected’:

  • Beetlebung Coffee House, Vineyard Haven, is close to the ferry and has both indoor and outdoor seating.
  • Black Dog Cafe, Vineyard Haven, one of my favorite WiFi spots with big couches and overstuffed chairs as well as great coffee, baked goods and sandwiches.
  • Mocha Mott’s, Vineyard Haven, classic coffee house right on Main Street, note: loud music.
  • Espresso Love, Edgartown, with muffins so good even President Clinton couldn’t get enough of them, Espresso Love has indoor and outdoor seating, full bakery, lunch and dinner.
  • Harbor View Hotel, Edgartown, one of the most beautiful hotels on the island, WiFi is available in the lobby, dining and hotel rooms.
  • Offshore Ale Co., Oak Bluffs, good food and great entertainment right off of OB’s main strip.
  • Steamship Authority Terminal, Vineyard Haven & Oak Bluffs, not only can you enjoy WiFi on the ferry, you can also use it in the terminal and in the standby line from your car!

Many of our rental houses have either wireless internet or cable hook-ups, just let me know if you have to have internet access…or if you’d rather not even be tempted!

Image courtesy of Jem