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Menemsha Galley

515 North Road, Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02552
+1 508-645-9819
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (13 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“lobster roll” (27 reviews)
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American, Seafood
515 North Road, Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02552
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I were taken here by friends who live on the island. Without them we would never had found it. Such an unusual place - almost a shack where you order at a small window and then wait for your food round the...More

Reviewed 19 September 2018

Boston and Martha's Vineyard are full of eateries offering lobster buns. Friends recommended the Galley because the buns were toasted. They were completely right. As a result the buns are warm and toasted and not mushy. They are completely filled with fresh lobster and alight...More

Thank frankie390
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Been coming here for 30 years. We used to come every day for lunch when on vacation for a week or two. This time we went twice only. Still amazing position. The view from the porch is awesome but the prices have gone up and...More

Thank stuaris
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We had lobster rolls and sampled some chowder and lobster bisque. Everything was delicious, though I will say the lobster rolls are on the smaller side, but they’re full of fresh, perfectly cooked lobster meat. The food was ready quickly as well. Would come here...More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Every seat on the back porch is a great seat in view of the menemsha seaport! There are not many seats but if you can snag one you will be happy and more than likely as a couple you will sit with another couple and...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Firstly, the opening hours on TA are wrong, it’s 10-8 for food and 10-9 for ice cream , both are wonderful! It’s the best place to eat without a doubt, take home or watch the sunset, fantastic value and amazing lobster roll !!

Thank PezzerW4
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

A great quick stop for lunch! The walk up window is easy with lots of options. We had the swordfish and crab cake sandwiches with fries and everything was great. The porch is around back with a great view of the boats coming and going.

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

This quaint little shack on the waterfront/harbor offers a variety of sandwiches//salads, but is best know for its lobster rolls

Thank Hiram B
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Chowder and a burger. BYOB. Soft serve ice cream after. The best. Sit on the back porch and enjoy one of the best views on the island.

Thank DavidsonF42
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss this gem. Delicious everything and the setting is equally great. Super casual and yummy. Can get busy but the wait is reasonable.

Thank Wauzo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 North Road, Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02552
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Menemsha
  • Phone Number: +1 508-645-9819
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Famous, friendly, family owned Menemsha Galley, a gem of a 52 year old home cookin' eatery. Barbie's famous lobster rolls and chowder, fresh swordfish sandwiches, fresh angus burgers and Galley fries, salads, vegetarian type specials are offered daily at reasonable prices. Enjoy your meal on the sweet back porch with sunset views at the head of the harbor. Our very popular soft serve ice cream is a special treat to take with you as you explore the quaint little Menemsha Fishing Village and famous beach.
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