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The  Freshest Local  seafood On Martha's Vineyard

 

Edgartown Seafood has Martha's Vineyard's largest selection of fresh and local seafood from the Larsens — a family that knows fresh fish.

We sell a wide variety of fresh fish, shellfish, locally caught live lobsters, prepared dips and spreads and take out. We carry based on what's fresh and seasonal, so give us a call or check us out on Facebook for updates about today's catch. 

The owner, Danny Larsen, has spent his entire life working with seafood, from his decades working as a commercial fisherman to his three decades of experience as the owner and operator of Edgartown Seafood. Danny's still here everyday, ensuring that we only carry the freshest, highest quality seafood. 

 

PHONE

(508) 627-3791

LOCATION

138 Cooke Street
Edgartown, MA 02539

HOURS

Open Everyday 9am–7pm

SOCIAL

An always changing selection of fresh and local seafood, Prepared Foods and Take out

Our family, the Larsens, has been catching and selling fish on Martha's Vineyard for generations.

Dan'l Larsen, the first Larsen on Martha's Vineyard and Danny's grandfather, pictured here in Menemsha

Danny Larsen opened Edgartown Seafood on a clear spring day in 1987. But both he and his family's relationship with the sea has stretched back for centuries. 

Dan'l Larsen, Danny's paternal grandfather, first landed on Martha's Vineyard in the early on a merchant sailing schooner from Norway that made an emergency stop for repairs. Dan'l, like his descendants, immediately fell in love with the Island.. Years later he returned with his wife, and together they raised five children here, including three sons, Bjarne, Dagbart and Danny's father, Louis. 

The building of the Christine and Dan, Falmouth, MA 1945

The building of the Christine and Dan, Falmouth, MA 1945

Louis and his brothers became famous local fisherman on Martha's Vineyard, called the Lucky Larsen's for their record-breaking catches of swordfish. During this time, the Island economy was heavily reliant on fishing and farming, And the Larsen family's boats, the Christine and Dan, the Chilmark Sword and the Chilmark Voyager, were imposing landmarks on Menemsha Harbor. 

Danny continued his father's tradition as a commercial fisherman, fishing out of Menemsha Harbor for swordfish up and down the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico. As he continued to commercially fish, his father embarked on the next chapter of the Larsen's relationship with the sea by opening Larsen's Fish Market in Menemsha in 1969. 

"I hate this friggin picture, please don't put that on the new website" - Danny Larsen, 2016 (Pictured here in the 1970s)

"I hate this friggin picture, please don't put that on the new website" - Danny Larsen, 2016 (Pictured here in the 1970s)

As Larsen's became an Island Institution, Danny continued to fish commercially into the 1980's. When Danny was ready to settle down, he again followed in the family tradition by opening his own fish market, where he continues to use his decades of experience to source and sell the freshest, highest quality seafood for customers from around the world. 

Today Danny runs the fish market with his son, Daniel, who shares his commitment to sourcing and selling the finest quality fish available.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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