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The Downtown Grocery

41 Depot St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1323
+1 802-228-7566
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
41 Depot St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1323
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostess was enthusiastic, the staff was efficient, and the food was good. We were a group of eight and everything went smoothly. The prices were a bit high. A good experience, but not remarkable.

1  Thank Dotcouple
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What's good: Menu options What's bad: High prices on food that does not always deliver Four of us had dinner Monday night -$1.00 oyster night! They served Wellfleet oysters which were on the small side, with a rather miserable excuse for h.m. cocktail sauce.It tasted...More

1  Thank melisande
Reviewed 8 August 2017

it was a $42 entree, but a guilty pleasure i enjoyed on my birthday. my bowl of sweet corn soup w/ lobster was $18- i thought it was too sweet. my husband had the veal chop. it was huge, but a little boring. the cocktails...More

1  Thank Chriscarlspencer
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We are regular vacationers to Ludlow Vermont. We are young seniors who enjoy the golf, weather and local color that Vermont offers. We take advantage of almost all the dining options that are available and when we have an experience that is worth noting we...More

2  Thank POPA1
Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you're a meat-n-potatoes ..."sauce on the side" kind of diner, then don't waste your time. You don't have the guts for this Oasis. If you're the kind of diner who enjoys trying new things and are willing to put your fate in the hands...More

2  Thank EyeLoveCake
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We decided to eat at the Downtown Grocery one night after skiing. I've been here before, and the food is always fantastic, and the service outstanding. We started with a drink t the bar -- where the bartender was very outgoing, and talked about where...More

1  Thank Walter C
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Have eaten here many times since their opening and we are never disappointed and always amazed at their new and creative/quirky offerings. Some of the craziest things we've ever eaten have been here - Deep Fired Trout Bones! Yes it was exactly that and it...More

1  Thank jtbroderick
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had a wonderful time at this restaurant. Our party of 8 (4 young kids) thoroughly enjoyed it. The food was fantastic! It is clear that the chef puts a premium on organic and local ingredients, and there was a good mix of entrees. The...More

2  Thank RHtraveler
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Friends took me here - hard to get in during the season - but oh so worth it! menu written on chalkboard, fresh ingredients and diverse selection, plus such cool drinks. Had my first try of Shrimp & Grits here (before a later trip to...More

1  Thank ems914
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Really friendly with amazing food served a course at a time and perfectly paced. We loved everything we ordered especially the garlic potatoes and flank steak and I just wish there had been a bit more steak!

1  Thank bwack
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
Wine bar across the street does
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Depot St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1323
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Ludlow
  • Phone Number: +1 802-228-7566
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