The Bite

Work 29 Basin Road Menemsha MA 02552 Work Phone: (508) 645-9239Website:


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For some of the best, and freshest, fried seafood on the island, The Bite is the go-to spot. Everything is fried to order – clams, oysters, squid, shrimp and scallops. Here the fish and chips is made with local flounder that’s delivered daily and served with shoe string fries or “bite fries” (nice fried chunks of skin-on potatoes). Also available are flounder or chicken sandwiches, fried chicken tenderloin fingers and crispy chicken wings with lots of sweet and sour sauce. While there are a few picnic tables restaurant-side, we can’t think of anything better than enjoying your meal on the beach, in full view of a spectacular Menemsha sunset. It just isn’t Summer until you’ve been to The Bite!


For some of the freshest and best fried seafood on the island, take a break from the beach and head to The Bite! A don’t-miss Vineyard experience.

Categories: Takeout & Sandwiches