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BEST Bar, Martha's Vineyard

2014 BEST Bar, Martha's Vineyard

The Port Hunter


Martha’s Vineyard has a lot going for it—stunning harbor views, bountiful farmers’ markets—but excellent cocktails? Let’s just say that’s been a work in progress. Until now, that is. Helping lead the libations movement is this loftlike Edgartown hang, which opened… read more»

2012 BEST Bar, Martha's Vineyard

Brick Cellar at Atria


Escape the pickled beach-bar crowd at this sexy subterranean spot, with its smart mix of single malts and blends, local beers, and a carefully cultivated wine selection. Order from upstairs restaurant Atria’s menu—a dozen different juicy burgers are available—or simply… read more»

2007 BEST Bar, Martha's Vineyard

Offshore Ale

Oak Bluffs

It might be the free peanuts that give us cause to celebrate this boathouselike old brewery. It could also be the quick, sarcastic staff who treat us like longtime regulars. Or, you know, it could be the beer. Brewed on… read more»

2006 BEST Bar, Martha's Vineyard



Alchemy: A magical process of transmuting base metals into gold; the quest for the elixir of life. While falling a little short of offering immortality, this restaurant and bar does routinely deliver decadent night life—and damn good risotto fritters. The… read more»