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The Downtown Grocery

41 Depot St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1323
+1 802-228-7566
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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41 Depot St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1323
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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!

Thank HOWZAT2
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Henry C
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Vermont210
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Wanderer2003
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 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
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 23 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
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Kfdobo
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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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