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State Road Restaurant

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688 State Rd, West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02575
+1 508-693-8582
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Thu - Sun 17:30 - 21:00
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Upstate NY
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Disappointing Valentine's dinner. Menu was fairly limited, especially for people with food allergies, and portions were very small. The braised short ribs with faro were very tasty, but I expected more than two 11/2 inch pieces of meat for the $24 appetizer price tag. Brussels sprouts were so salty they were inedible and sent back. Cavatelli with duck was also... More 

Thank familytravel0r
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've visit here several times each year, usually once each season. Personally I like the winter best as it is less crowded and I like the beautiful fireplace, I think it adds a very nice element to the ambiance of the dining room. The food is quite good and each time I am pleasantly surprised in some fashion with the... More 

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cherry hill, nj
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Cozy, charming, welcoming friendly and great food and service all describe this country-themed restaurant. Menu is interesting if not extensive. Splurged on the Wagyu beef and was not disappointed. Juicy, tender and delicious. Roasted oysters also very good. Sweet breads were awesome. Great cookies for dessert. Certainly will return off and in season.

Thank mvyguy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My group of 7 had a variety of fish, steak, appetizers, drinks, and deserts. While the meals were generally flavorful, all 7 entrees arrived lukewarm or cold. We were on the porch near an extremely noisy group that just would not stop screaming. Neither the waiter nor maitre d' did anything to quell the noise; just a smile and shoulder... More 

1 Thank robert p
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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99 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

The menu has lost some old favorites over the last month (new chef?), and that's too bad. We went the other night and while the folks who ordered the burger were very happy (though there were far fewer greens than there used to be), those who ordered some of the new things were decidedly not happy with the presentations or... More 

1 Thank Quenames
West Tisbury, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Having been to State Road for many delicious meals over the last four years, I was sincerely disappointed by our recent dinner there on a Saturday night. The portions were skimpy and the quality of the food was definitely sub par. My thin slice of pate was served on a large plate with just a dab of mustard, a few... More 

2 Thank MV_SGG
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

I wish the new chef all the best but please don't take favorites off the menu. No more jalapeño grits at Sunday brunch, no more patty melt on burger night, no more ricotta in its usual way other nights. Not necessary to take the faves away. I hate to see what is so good disappear even if you make other... More 

1 Thank Elizabeth B
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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176 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Glad I finally got a chance to have dinner here, having heard so much about it. The interior is very interesting, though I found it very noisy and very dark. The food was very good and very fresh. Had a burger and shared a salad. However, it found it overall a bit over priced for what we received. The service... More 

1 Thank HappyTraveler1957
Boston, MA
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We just finished brunch here. My wife and I are foodies and this is a destination restaurant. Today's hash was made with duck so my wife was certain to order it and loved it. I had the lemon ricotta pancakes with blueberries which were perfectly cooked if you can judge that for pancakes. I also had the Brie sourdough melt... More 

1 Thank SeasonedTraveler116
Wilmington, Delaware
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We have eaten there many times over the years, and it's always delightful even if the acoustics are a bit trying. Ate there twice this past month. A good, varying, and changing menu coupled with a pleasant staff - friendly and polite. Always a favorite.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 55
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 688 State Rd, West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02575
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  West Tisbury
  • Phone Number: +1 508-693-8582

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?