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71 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8234
+1 508-627-9999
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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French, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
71 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8234
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate here on recommendations from some friends and Island locals, but were warned by the locals that the management or ownership had just changed. We did not enjoy the menu and the food was so so at best. We could not find a salad...More

Thank jmoar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glaringly false and misleading website and menu. If it's not the Michelin trained chef on the website, then who prepared this poor excuse for 2 overpriced, overcooked fish entrées and a beef carpaccio appetizer that featured a salt based Dijon vinaigrette that was exceedingly bitter...More

1  Thank kgfitzpatrick
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here twice in the last year (last summer and just last week) and both were exceptional experiences. Food is high quality, extremely fresh. Service was perfect both times. Inside has more of a high end vibe, outside was great for people watching on...More

Thank michellep4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would recommended this restaurant as we had a wonderful meal there. The swordfish was perfectly prepared and succulent. The watermelon salad is also a fine choice. Nice wine selection. Our waiter was not having a good night, but we decided to not let this...More

Thank jer b
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food but service fell far short. Asked to order our appetizers first and to come back for the meal, told because it was a busy night the kitchen would only accept a full order. Of course apps and dinner arrived at the same time....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Same owners as the Boathouse and the Atlantic Fish and Chop House. Same bad service, attitude and arrogance. Too many other choices to deal with this!

1  Thank newtonrdjr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I reviewed this restaurant several years ago and have been there twice since then -- most recently the week of June 25, 2019. Alchemy has a new owner and new chef (Erin Something-or-Other). Under this configuration the food is better than ever -- interesting choices,...More

1  Thank BadBadDog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit loud, at least the evening I was there. Service was spotty. Food was ok, nothing special. Maybe it was an off night.

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really super restaurant with a nice ambience and style. We were a group of 6 and everyone agreed the food was absolutely delicious. I had the chicken and I really think it was the best I have ever eaten; moist flavorful and paired with sharp...More

Thank GregSimpkins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had two really nice meals here. It's centrally located in Edgartown and the food is quite good. The service is friendly and the atmosphere is lively. Wonderful fresh seafood.

1  Thank Pamela T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8234
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-627-9999
Alchemy Bistro & Bar, featuring Chef Brian Woods and his team, is open nightly from 5:30PM. Reservations are highly recommended and are best made by telephone.
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