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The Downtown Grocery

41 Depot St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1323
+1 802-228-7566
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
41 Depot St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1323
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a terrific farm to table fine dining restaurant. The service is impeccable. They also make good cocktails and have a great wine list. The menu is always changing and they use local suppliers. Delicious!!

Thank Whittier123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been hearing about this restaurant for years and finally made it on our latest ski weekend. The restaurant is adorable, only about 15 tables and a bar. I desperately wanted to give it 5 stars. We started out good. Our server was very...More

Thank AMY17
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Delicious food! Good wine! This little restaurant was such a wonderful surprise. We heard it was good but found it far exceeded our expectations!

1  Thank Kldietrich
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Monday evening. All of the dishes ordered were of a high quality and the wines were also very good and reasonably priced. Service was also good and we would return

Thank paulerayner
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I didn’t expect this in this little town in Vermont, For starters We had straight up vodka martinis perfectly made. We had a steak Coulette and a great pasta dish. Service was excellent. Next time in the area I will be dining here!

Reviewed 14 October 2017

The Downtown Grocery serves excellent food. The menu is, if anything, too extensive with standard options and a huge "special" menu. There are two problems: first, the hostess and the servers insist on excessive explanations of the menu, where the food came from etc. Simpler...More

1  Thank Henry C
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Typically excellent restaurant but avoid all pasta dishes because they are loaded with salt - almost inedible. We have ordered four different pastas the last two weeks and they were all overwhelmed by way too much salt. We have eaten here about ten times and...More

1  Thank Vermont210
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

What a great find. We entered this small restaurant at 7 PM, with a reservation. The place was packed and lively. We we welcomed with great energy. The service is 5 stars. Multi servers took care of us, all very knowledgable of the menu, the...More

2  Thank Wanderer2003
Reviewed 16 September 2017

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 29 August 2017

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
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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