Discover Vineyard Haven’s Latest Restaurant Openings in 2024

Jen Hawkins O'Hanlon, REALTOR®


Are you planning a trip to Martha's Vineyard? Or maybe you live here and are wondering where the best new restaurants are? The charming town of Vineyard Haven should definitely be on your radar, especially with its 2024 wave of new and exciting culinary openings. Here's a sneak peek into the vibrant dining scene that awaits you!

1. 9 Craft Kitchen and Bar
Get ready for a new culinary adventure as Joseph Monteiro prepares to unveil 9 Craft Kitchen and Bar this coming mid-May on Main Street in Vineyard Haven, stepping into the space formerly occupied by Copper Anchor. With a vision to elevate the local dining scene, Monteiro’s latest endeavor will feature a unique fusion of Asian, Peruvian, and Italian cuisines. Leveraging his vast experience and the success of his Edgartown establishments, Monteiro aims to infuse this new restaurant with a creative flair that captures his diverse culinary expertise. Meanwhile, the transition will see Copper Anchor moving to the Martha's Vineyard Chowder Co. in Oak Bluffs, under the continued leadership of J.B. Blau. This strategic shift includes transferring Copper Anchor’s top dishes and its sushi chef to Blau’s new venture, marking a significant evolution in Vineyard Haven’s dining and regulatory landscape that has been transforming over the past decade, including eased alcohol regulations. This exciting development promises to bring fresh energy and innovation to Vineyard Haven, inviting locals and visitors alike to experience the refined tastes and ambiance of 9 Craft Kitchen and Bar.

2. A Fresh Taquería on the Block
Vineyard Haven's lively Main Street will welcome a new addition to its dining scene with the launch of a 70-seat outdoor Mexican eatery by restaurateur Patrick Lyons. Promising a colorful and lively outdoor dining experience, this venture is set to spice up the local food landscape. This initiative is a key part of a broader effort to enhance Vineyard Haven’s culinary offerings, enriching the town’s unique character and broadening the spectrum of dining options available to both locals and visitors.

3. La Strada: A Touch of Italy
Nestled between the Green Room and Leslie’s Drug Store on Main Street in Vineyard Haven, La Strada is the newest venture from the creators of Salvatore’s Restaurant, offering a fresh take on Italian dining. From delectable lunches to expertly brewed coffees and an array of wines and cocktails, La Strada offers a luxurious yet affordable dining experience. Open year-round, it's not just a restaurant but a vibrant community hub for locals and a must-visit for tourists. Dive into the spirit of Italy right in the heart of Vineyard Haven and let every visit be a celebration of cuisine and culture at La Strada. Officially opens May 1st!

As Vineyard Haven's dining landscape continues to evolve, these new establishments are making it a must-visit destination for food lovers everywhere. Whether you're in the mood for an elegant dinner at 9 Craft Kitchen and Bar, a casual bite at a lively taquería, or a comforting Italian meal at La Strada, Vineyard Haven now offers a little something for everyone. So, why not make 2024 the year you discover the culinary delights of Martha's Vineyard? Your taste buds will thank you!



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