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Chesca's Restaurant

38 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8145
+1 508-627-1234
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Italian, Gluten Free Options
38 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8145
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Get there early, or put your name in and enjoy cocktails on the porch; this place is, and always has been popular. There's good reason; both the food and the service is exceptional. From their wine list, soups and salads, appetizers to seafood and Italian-American...More

Thank SYTrustMe
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have been going to Chesca's since they opened quite a few years ago and it is always our go-to restaurant when we are in Edgartown. Even though they don't take reservations, it is worth the wait. Get their when they open and put your...More

1  Thank BML111
mrroonie, Owner at Chesca's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much! I have been remiss about responding to reviews last year, and certainly appreciate your positive thoughts. Let us know the next time that you come in please, we will like to treat you to something! Most sincerely, Jo

Reviewed 10 October 2016

Had an excellent meal. We split several appetizers and entrees among us and they were all really good. I especially loved the lobster ravioli. Service was also excellent.

1  Thank rrtraveler88
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had a group for dinner at Chesca's recently. The service was great, the food was great and the cost was fair. Overall it was a nverybnice experience

1  Thank 243Diamond
Reviewed 2 October 2016

A nice restaurant with very good food. Everything is well done. The menu can be a bit complicated but once you decide it is quite good. Can be a long wait, but nice to sit outside on the rocking chairs and have a drink while...More

Thank kellie617
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Italian restaurant with tasty cocktails. Food was excellent and service very good. Located in our hotel but not owned by the hotel. Good local seafood served Italian style. The mussels were tasty as was the spaghetti with white clam sauce.

Thank Harcapster
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We went to this restaurant on a busy Saturday night. We waited and waited once seated. Finally the wait staff took our drink order and then we waited for that to be served and once served we waited to take our dinner order. Once that...More

Thank Sistwin
mrroonie, Owner at Chesca's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Oh boy. We are truly sorry that this happened to you. Good service is something that is equally important as good food. I certainly do not want to appear to be making excuses. The seasonality of the Vineyard and our reliance on college and J1Visa...More

Reviewed 21 September 2016

From the minute you walk in til you leave, it's first class. Wait staff is perfect. Food prepared with respect to the sea. Mussels beyond belief. No matter the dish, it's the best. Quaint, professional, inspired. Go here.

Thank manup47
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's in lovely Edgartown and walking distance from Harborview. The food here is just fantastic and the menu has something for everyone. I love the Salmon with ginger glaze, fresh veggies and chive mashed. My husband loved the simple pasta and Marinara. They have all...More

Thank Diane D
mrroonie, Owner at Chesca's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words. We very much appreciate your thoughts and are pleased that you were happy with us! Very sincerely Jo and David, on behalf of all of our staff.

Reviewed 12 September 2016

Ok I must say my drinks where great, but it all went down from there. I have been to Chesca's many times during my visit to Martha's Vineyard and it always was a disappointment . I like the location and ambience but the food is...More

Thank giograce82
mrroonie, Owner at Chesca's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Wow. We are stunned to hear this and it appears that we let you down in a significant way. I would appreciate knowing more about your "yucky" experience. What food you ordered, what you found so terrible about it, if you passed your complaints on...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8145
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-627-1234
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