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71 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8234
+1 508-627-9999
17:30 - 21:00
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London, United Kingdom
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298 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place with welcoming staff. Good cocktails were served. Very strong but very nice. The restaurant was not too busy so we may have missed some of the buzz that we had heard about. Our starters, crab salad and pork belly were very good. The mains, crispy chicken and the lobster not so good.

Thank WFN
Burlington, Connecticut
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We heard about this place from our concierge at Winnetu. Appetizers were good. I recommend the octopus. For dinner my husband ordered the hangar steak. The meat was chewy and the cauliflower was like a soup. The gentleman sitting next to us said he ordered it last night and it look nothing like what my husband was serve. Bummer. Our... More 

Thank malbuster
Houston, Texas
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We were a large group and shared many dishes. The food was good but maybe a smaller group would have been better. Quiet ambience and better suited for two or four person groups.

Thank manuelmF3027KR
Westchester, NY
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168 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

A pleasent, but not outstanding, dining choice on the Vineyard.....there are so many (local) better choices to be had. An interesting, but not exceptional menu. Acoustics make dinner conversation challenging, and if you're sitting down stairs you're apted to be by the kitchen and the extreme bustle that goes with that. The food is fine, but not worth all the... More 

Thank JanetJulia
Annapolis, Maryland
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

In a town where so much can be over the top, Alchemy hits the right balance. Delicious food, great service, fine drinks..all in a relaxed and friendly setting. My halibut was well prepared, creative with yummy touches; and the steak my husband had was equal to that served in my upscale, city steak houses. Definitely a restaurant that is on... More 

Thank ewlibby
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

In contrast to other places visited over last 48 hours on a trip here...Alchemy is hall marked by the friendliness of the staff,quality of food, general ambience, therefore a must do when visiting Edgartown. We were really impressed by standard of service, the food was excellent, and generally it was a fun place to dine in, which is something that's... More 

Thank anne l
Franklin, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The Alchemy is situated right in Main Street and has a great menu with good prices. Great outdoor seating with good service.

Thank Houston N
Bath, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Tried several places in Edgartown but favoured this one. Couldn't fault the service or food. Relaxed atmosphere and very friendly staff

Thank Moerom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Delicious but $22 for an appetizer of fried sting beans? Rumor had it Obama was there the night before we were. Everyone in town considers this the place. We thought it was over-rated.

2 Thank chris o
Meag H, Manager at Alchemy, responded to this review

Hi Chris O, We're sorry to hear you found our menu too expensive. We strive to stay competitive with other restaurants of our caliber in Edgartown. It sounds like you enjoyed our Tempura Haricot Verts, priced at $16 on our menu. If you were somehow accidentally overcharged, please let us know so we can remedy it. Thanks for dining with... More 

Nahant, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is an annual visit to this wonderful restaurant. This visit, we were seated on the upstairs porch o a hot summer night. The service was excellent as was the food.

Thank dmfmmurphy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, American
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?