The Black Dog Tavern

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


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


Google Google: 4.3
Yelp Yelp: 3.5
Tripadvisor Tripadvisor: 4

Recent Comments

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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More Info

Good For: Lunch
Parking: Street
Attire: Casual
Ambience: Casual
Noise Level: Average
Alcohol: Beer & Wine Only


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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.


  • All of our desserts, including our famous Rich Mousse Bomb, Decadent Blackout Cake, Sinful Fudge Bottom Pie, and fresh Fruit Pies are prepared daily in our Bakery Café at 509 State Road, Vineyard Haven. Ask your server to preview tonight's dessert tray.
  • The Black Dog Tavern

    20 Beach Street Extension, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568