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Detente Restaurant and Wine Bar

) #16 of 49 Restaurants in Edgartown $$$$ American,
Winter St, Nevins Square, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
+1 508-627-8810
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary
Winter St, Nevins Square, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Have been here many times but not for a few years. Four of us went there. The fried cauliflower appetizer was delicious. It was also $12. We had four cocktails before dinner and they were each $15 per. Tasty beverages they were--the gin, lime and...More

Thank steven c
Reviewed 3 days ago

I go here every year and it's always a treat. The food is outstanding - treat yourself to the special peach salad if available. It's worth every penny. All entrees are excellent and don't ever skip dessert - have their famous blueberry buttermilk bread pudding....More

Thank barclaybear
Reviewed 1 week ago

As long Vineyard visitors, we had one of the best meal that we have ever had on the island at this gem of a restaurant. The bartender was charming and informative. The service was excellent and the menu was well-rounded. We highly recommend the peach...More

Thank Far-flung73
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just delicious! Had the special Peach Salad and Pulled Pork Cavatelli -- both were incredible!! Very knowledgeable and attentive service. Lovely, comfortable atmosphere.

1  Thank LinkieVBD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to be there on a night they had their peach and arugula salad/appetizer. The chef only serves this dish when the peaches are perfect. It was sublime. Our entrees were excellent as well. I had the fluke and my boyfriend had...More

Thank poodia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love Detente. Friendly wait staff; fabulous food, good wine selection and a full bar. Outside patio dining available; also can eat at the bar. The menu changes very frequently; so you can go more than once if you are on the Vineyard for an...More

Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with friends for dinner just after they opened for the season in May. Everyone's food was superb, made with the freshest ingredients and nice balance of seasonings.

Thank HappyTraveler1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cozy, quirk ambience, tables for around 24 downstairs. Very pleasant service, polite and informative. Menu is not lengthy or pretentious but all dishes ordered at our table were well received, notably the fluke with lobster risotto and the panacotta dessert. One recommendation: order wine rather...More

Thank spencerusa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have lived on Martha's Vineyard for decades but just tried this wonderful little restaurant last night...on a friend's recommendation. Yum! We shared a juicy peach appetizer and I had a fluke with seafood risotto dish so generous I could not finish. And our waitress...More

Thank Marcia C
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We were in a number of restaurants in this town but Detente disappointed. The rack of lamb is your best choice. Much better places to eat out.

Thank Johncgavim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 40
American, Contemporary
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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: Winter St, Nevins Square, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-627-8810
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