A great place to go any time of year is The Barn Bowl & Bistro in Oak Bluffs. The food is really wonderful and the service is great. The beers are always well chilled with a great selection.
Put your name in and after dinner you get to bowl - each lane is named after a Vineyard town or landmark. They tell me its not like golf where a low score is a good score!
Here is a link to the facility:
The mugs are very special as they are made by an American pottery company from Minnesota: