The Black Dog Tavern

American, Seafood

20 Beach Street Extension, Vineyard Haven
(508) 693-9223



Google Google: 4.3
Yelp Yelp: 3.5
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Reviews for The Black Dog Tavern

We ate here as part of a group, therefore our menu options were limited. I chose the New England Clam Chowder which was good but not the best I have eaten. more
If you are our on the vineyard, then this is a must. It is the epitome of MV. My wife and I go evertime we get a chance. Try the seafood stew. It is one of more
Rick S.
Only giving one star because that's the minimum. Food was poor at best. Quahog chowder had a large piece of CRAB shell in it. (I'm confused too). Our waiter more

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Monday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM


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Soups & Salads

Quahog Chowder$5.00
made with fresh island quahogs & topped with house made croutons.
Soup of the DayCup$5.00
ask your server about today's special selection.
Hearts of Romaine$9.00
tossed with our house Caesar dressing topped with house made croutons, roasted garlic, & shaved parmesan.
Candied Walnut & Gorgonzola Salad$12.00
mixed greens tossed with raspberry vinaigrette, candied walnuts, crumbled Gorgonzola cheese and dried cranberries.

Light Entrees

Crab Cakes$16.00
two 3 oz. crab cakes dressed with herb aioli over baby greens.
Deep Fried Oysters$16.00
right out of the pond, lightly breaded & fried, served with tartar sauce & lemons.
P.E.I. Mussels$15.00
fresh Prince Edward Island mussels steamed with garlic, shallots, fresh tomatoes, fresh herbs, & white wine.
grilled ciabatta toast points with chevré, atop marinated sliced grape tomatoes, garlic, shallots, & basil and drizzled with balsamic reduction.
1/2 Rack of Ribs$21.00
1/2 rack of slow-roasted, fall-off-the-bone baby back ribs smothered in Black Dog BBQ sauce served with sweet potato fries.
Portabella Napoleon$19.00
two Captain-sized portabella mushroom caps stacked with wilted baby spinach, roasted red peppers & chevre, drizzled with a port reduction.
Captain's Portion Fish & Chips$24.00
fresh George's Bank codfish, lightly breaded & fried, served with tartar sauce, coleslaw, lemons, & crispy french fries.
Clam Linguini$27.00
Lilly's fresh linguini tossed with whole island littlenecks, chopped clams, garlic, shallots, crushed red peppers, clam juice, white wine, parsley & oregano.
Quinoa & Grilled Seasonal Vegetables$25.00
a selection of grilled seasonal vegetables served with quinoa tossed with diced onions, olive oil, & fresh lemon juice.


Clam Bake Bucket for Two
two 1 1/4 lb. lobsters, two cups of our quahog chowder, an assortment of fresh island shellfish, corn on the cob, linguica, & steamed potato, served with cole slaw, drawn butter, plenty of napkins, & you get to take the bucket home!
Native 1 1/4 Lb. Steamed Lobster
steamed 1 1/4 lb. Martha's Vineyard lobster, served with steamed potato, corn on the cob and drawn butter.
Baked Stuffed Lobster
1 1/4 lb. lobster stuffed with lobster meat & lemon Ritz cracker stuffing, served with drawn butter,steamed potato, & corn on the cob.
Gorgonzola Crusted Beef Tenderloin$38.00
our 8 oz. beef tenderloin grilled to order, then topped with Gorgonzola crust & served with Yukon gold mashed potatoes & green beans almondine, drizzled with a cranberry port reduction.
Grilled Marinated Steak Tips$26.00
teriyaki marinated steak tips served with Yukon gold mashed potato & sauteed asparagus.
Garlic Crusted Codfish$29.00
fresh caught George's Bank codfish, oven roasted and topped with garlic bread crumbs, served with citrus beurre blanc, with Yukon gold mashed potatoes & sauteed spinach from our "Summer on the Vineyard" Cookbook.
Grilled Lemon Thyme Swordfish$28.00
grilled lemon thyme swordfish with baby arugula, diced heirloom tomato, extra virgin olive oil, & aged balsamic vinega.
Red Wine Braised Short Ribs$28.00
grilled salmon with horseradish potato crust and cream sauce, served with rice and broccolinni.
Jerk Marinated Chicken$26.00
spicy jerk marinated chicken over sweet corn polenta cake with pineapple, mango salsa.


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The Black Dog Tavern

20 Beach Street Extension, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568