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The Downtown Grocery

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41 Depot St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1323
+1 802-228-7566
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Closed
Hours:
Wed - Mon 17:30 - 22:00
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New York, N.Y.
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love the space, and the enthusiasm of the crew. And after a hard day of skiing, it really hit the spot. Complicated but very good mesclun salad and had the skate main. Very well cooked. My husband enjoyed the mahi mahi and the sorbets. Nice wine selection. Would definitely go there again.

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Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and great service that is friendly. The restaurant tends to be nosier than average though a little quieter if you sit up front. Also expensive.

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Darien, Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such tremendous food and spirits - haven't had anything we don't like yet. Not exactly kid friendly for your average kid, but my kids like it because they typically eat "grown up" food and not off of a kid menu.

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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165 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town for the Super bowl weekend and decided to head into town on Monday night. We got right in after a 5 minute wait . A very nice table by the window.

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hanover, nh
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We made a last minute reservation for brunch and it was amazing! We both enjoyed the poached eggs with fresh lobster meat and hollandaise. Also a beautiful, fresh salad with goat cheese. Everything was presented beautifully and the staff was extremely warm and friendly. The hot bittersweet chocolate served with marshmallows (and a shot of grand marnier mixed in!) was... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I think this is over rated. Pork belly over cooked. Steak was generous size. Wait staff opaverage not very friendly. Flatbread average. In all average. Donuts good but 2 served with a chocolate sauce in a tall cup. Not sure why they serve this way but, tastes,

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West Long Branch, New Jersey
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for brunch before heading home. Not a lot of parking in the area. Lots of ice in lot and sidewalk when we went. Place opened at 1030am. Very nice inside. Staff was very pleasant and attentive. Our waitress was very friendly and knowledgeable. We tried various dishes including a Scottish egg, burger, fried chicken sandwich and some other... More 

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Meriden, Connecticut
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

i would have given this place a 4 star due to the small space and noise level, untill i returned for what i think is the only brunch in ludlow and it was breath taking...thank you noah for the great time.

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Easthampton, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We were wowed by this restaurant a couple years ago, so we were looking forward to eating there again. The service was outstanding. The hostess and the waitstaff were great. The drinks were good. The appetizers were ok. The servings were larger than we were expecting, but didn't measure up to the price ... $17 and 19 for mediocre was... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This place is not too fussy or full of itself nor too casual, so it appeals to a broad swath of diners, from guy’s weekend to a romantic dinner. You would expect a cheese board comprised of local VT cheese, but there are tons of specials including wine special. We had the Bonavita from Portugal and it so exceeded expectations... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?