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Behind the Bookstore

44 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8237
+1 774-549-9123
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8237
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Came across this place whilst wandering around Edgartown. It was much bigger than we expected and in a very pleasant setting. Service seemed a bit chaotic, but that was because we didn't understand the system. We ordered pulled pork sandwiches which were amazing - and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Albeit, I ordered French Press and it served two but it was far too strong a bean/brew for our preference. Lovely location away from the street with covers in case of rain or drizzle at least.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Charming atmosphere set in a courtyard with bikini canopy. Cool little bar serving micro distillery selections of liquor all at super expensive prices. Place was sloppy with tables and bar area dirty and not cleaned. Service was absent and careless. Skip the pasta and just...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rjg3520
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I went there with 6 friends, the place looks nice...when we go to order they told us to wait 6 min before luch order can be taken because we were still serving the breakfast...after the 6 min ...they told us to wait 20 min to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Erevan-dreint
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Our first visit to the Vineyard, we got off the bus from Oak Bluffs and stumbled upon this wonderful hidden gem!! Literally a walk through a tunnel of flowers and trees and into this magical little cafe. We had turkey sandwhiches and Lavendar Lattes with...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JoPeach
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Ridiculously Overpriced Bad food for lunch and dinner, and slightly better breakfast options. The cafe looks great: we keep coming there for the atmosphere. However, almost every time we leave feeling seriously ripped off. Today we got 2 salads for lunch ($49!). I wanted to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Vinvishka
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast at BTB and it was delicious. It is lovely place with outdoor seating, however, it does get crowded because it is a great place. The service was good and the food tasty. No complaints and would go again. The peach pie is yummy!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank shellymurphy916
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to behind the book store for dinner after a long hot day visiting Martha’s Vineyard. I had made reservations in advance and glad I did because by 6:30 it was packed. We had the oysters (very tasty, but had some...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This place is often quite busy for breakfast and people coming in for a coffee or drinks. Make sure to try the $1.25 oysters from 3-5, friendly place.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MauiScott1000
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Tucked behind a bookstore. Outdoor seating. Great coffee. Amazing baked good. Pleasant service. Wish we had found it earlier and came back for drinks and dinner. Sat with lots of happy looking people enjoying breakfast. Much more substantial food than just pastries. Definitely one of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank RDScmh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8237
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: +1 774-549-9123
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