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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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“flatbread” (15 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
41 Depot St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1323
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love the Downtown Grocery. Excellent food, service, and libations. You won’t be disappointed. We enjoyed offering from the special menu but have also eaten the flatbreads and salad. Never had room for deserts.

Thank vltayl0r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came for the prix fixe dinner on New Years Eve and can't have imagined a more delicious meal to kickoff the new year. Still dreaming about it in March. If they still have it on the menu, you must order the oysters (appetizer), lobster ravioli,...More

Thank eaclough13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This “city” quality restaurant has been a go to place for many years now but I can’t help to feel that the husband and wife team has many distractions with the new restaurant they opened next door (Mama’s). It shows in the service and effort....More

Thank concordmike55
Reviewed 8 February 2018 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 22 January 2018

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
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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