Elegant, innovative, extraordinary cuisine

Experience sumptuous dining on Martha’s Vineyard at The Terrace restaurant at Edgartown’s Charlotte Inn, a member of the internationally renowned Relais & Châteaux luxury hotels and restaurants. The Terrace’s menu fuses classic American cuisine with Italian and French accents, highlighting the best locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.

Justin Melnick, Executive Chef


Chef Justin Melnick trained at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, with on-the-job experience alongside celebrated chefs Todd English at Olives and Barbara Lynch at The Butcher Shop. Chef Melnick then spent six years (including four as executive chef) at Southborough’s Tomasso Trattoria, where he garnered awards and accolades from Zagat, USA TodayYankee and Boston magazines, among others. During a three-month sabbatical in Italy, Chef Melnick and his wife, Emily, an accomplished pastry chef, honed their considerable skills working in restaurants, wineries and farms throughout the country, gathering inspiration along the way. The chef’s dedication to fine cuisine, impeccable service, and a warm, sophisticated ambience pairs perfectly with the Charlotte Inn. The elegant conservatory dining room of The Terrace – with its crisp white linens, Limoges china, polished silver and brass accoutrements, and soft candlelight – offers old-world ambience at a leisurely pace. Soak up the romance and attention to detail in an atmosphere of Edwardian-era elegance, as you savor The Terrace restaurant’s exceptional cuisine and fine wine selection.

A truly memorable culinary destination on Martha’s Vineyard.

Located on a charming tree-lined side street in the historic whaling village of Edgartown, The Terrace at The Charlotte Inn offers the Vineyard’s best fine dining. The Terrace is open for dinner nightly from Memorial Day through Columbus Day. The restaurant is open for dinner year-round on the weekends.

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