With plenty of real estate overlooking Nantucket Sound, Edgartown is home to many restaurants that have great waterfront views. And now that warmer weather has come to New England, our favorite Edgartown restaurants are rolling out the picnic tables and patio chairs. So where to go when you're looking to enjoy a drink or a meal in the sun? From casual café to seafood on the waterfront, we've got recommendations for the best outdoor dining in Edgartown for your next visit to this charming, seaside town.
Known for its award-winning clam chowder, Atlantic is located on the water in Edgartown Harbor, overlooking the yacht club. Its double-decker porch provides plenty of outdoor seating, and large windows mean even if the weather forces you to take a table inside, you'll still have a great view. Enjoy New England seafood classics like lobster mac and cheese and oven roasted cod or choose from a great selection of steaks and chops.
This casual café's patio is quite literally covered in flowers, from window baskets to hanging pots, making it a lovely outdoor dining spot in Edgartown. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Among the Flowers' focus on simple, fresh meals and its cool oasis of a patio make this one of the best spots for outdoor dining in Edgartown.
Located at our sister property The Sydney, this fine-dining restaurant has a sweet covered veranda that makes for some of the best outdoor dining in Edgartown. Reservations are recommended to score an outdoor table, as the restaurant is very popular in prime summer months. With beautiful landscaping, twinkle lights, and candles decorating the tables, dinner at l'etoile will be one of your vacation highlights.