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Detente Restaurant and Wine Bar

) #14 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 5 September 2013

We went to Détente for dinner last night and the evening was uneven at best and disappointing in several ways. The service was crisp and attentive however was a bit assertive. Taking it down a notch might provide for a more relaxed atmosphere. For appetizers...More

1  Thank Alex M
Reviewed 4 September 2013

The menu looked good, but didn't taste as god as it looked. The service was great and thy were very accommodating with our 10 and 13 year old children, but the food was just ok. We were expecting it to be great given other reviews.

1  Thank fgrumet
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Had a wonderful dinner at Detente with my husband and friends to celebrate my birthday. We all had the tasting menu which was superb. After such a lovely dinner, I was shocked when I was asked to leave the table so they could set if...More

Thank JenHB02066
Reviewed 19 August 2013

My sister and I went here for dinner on the first of our two nights in Edgartown. The seared sea scallops appetizer (with raisin purée, fried cauliflower, and braised peanuts) was a standout -- probably one of the best apps I've had anywhere, ever. The...More

3  Thank critiquer862
Reviewed 14 August 2013

I thought L'Etoile couldn't be beat, but this was even better overall. The salads (especially the peach/arugula) were to die for, not to mention the side of fried cauliflower with peanuts - out of this world. Since they were out of monkfish I had the...More

4  Thank VTwelltravelled
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Our favorite place and had another great time and meal this trip. Love it! Everything that comes out of that kitchen is delicious. Love those little raviolis with the fluke. The great staff always makes it perfect.

1  Thank R L
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Detente was the best restaurant on all of Martha's Vineyard. Everything we tasted was fresh and cooked with impeccable accuracy and flavor. L'Etoile was good, but this was a step above. The peach taleggio and white truffle salad was really amazing and the mussel agnolotti...More

2  Thank Olivia A
Reviewed 9 August 2013

We loved the flavors in the grilled squid appetizer. Main course monkfish was also very good. Service and ambience were wonderful. Seated on the patio. All around great experience.

1  Thank Susan E
Reviewed 6 August 2013

the service was wonderful and I really enjoyed the ambience and the food. it is located off the beaten path but well worth the find.

1  Thank behappy27
Reviewed 4 August 2013 via mobile

Great dinner with a very relaxed atmosphere. I had the Tuna Tartare appetizer and the local Striped Bass. Every bite was an adventure for my taste buds!

Thank Jim S
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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
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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