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22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8144
+1 508-627-5187
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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French, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8144
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I travel to Martha’s Vineyard once a year. We try to experience a new restaurant one evening and venture to our favorites we have been to throughout the years. I had chosen l’etoile for its beautiful outdoor ambiance, reviews and menu in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This did not live up to expectations at all. Service was excellent, but the place was extremely noisy. We asked to be moved to a quieter table, and they accommodated, but the new room was not really any better. They apologized and said it was...More

Thank MindStorm00
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Second great meal here in as many summers. The only thing I will say is that this year the service was much more casual which we didn't care for when its supposed to be a formal restaurant. They did add in a very lively bar...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is well appointed in Edgartown and has an attractive exterior. It purports to offer a fine dining experience but, by European standards, has several major short comings. The fine exterior is not mirrored by the interior decoration which is austere and functional. Service...More

Thank Annerly777
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This is a place you can count on! The entire experience was wonderful! We called TWICE to push back our reservation and we were beyond accommodated. We were greated by a familiar hostess (She's been here 10 years, that says alot ). Super friendly and...More

2  Thank Anne-marie D
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We came for Cocktails only. And boy do they make great drinks! Had been intrigued by the signature "Startini" with vodka, pomegranate purée, lime juice & a Prosecco topper. Garnished with star fruit. Fiancé had his usual Ketel One up with one olive. Made perfectly....More

Thank CoronaOldTown
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended from a couple of locals, and we were not disappointed. The atmosphere was high class: soft music, white tablecloths and superior, friendly and attentive service. Our waiter was engaging and very helpful. My wife and I shared the cheese platter...More

Thank Evan R
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We saved this restaurant for the last evening of our vacation. The restaurant is centrally located in town, housed in an old Victorian home with a charming front yard with landscaped flowers surrounding. There are Adirondack chairs on the front lawn which are perfect for...More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We were very much looking forward to this top-rated restaurant, however almost everything was disappointing. The environment, both indoors and out, was uninspiring. The service was fine, but not personal. Once our waiter realized we were not ordering multi-courses, he seemed bored with us. (We...More

Thank HappySeniorTraveler
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Caesar salld was very good. Lamb was very good.This is a high end restaurant. Pricey but very good. In an old house not far from the harbor.

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4 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
25 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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