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The Grocery

288 Smith St., Brooklyn, NY, 11231
nr. Sackett St.

Avg. Rating

Food: 8
Service: 7
Décor: 6

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

75% would go back.

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Shame on Zagat

By metrodiner on 12/4/2003

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Food: 2
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

After 2 disappointing visits to the Grocery, I will never go back. The food was very average with aluminum foil-like silverware and cheap heavy plateware with very sloppy presentations. The staff seemed aggitated and somber with a lot of shouting coming from the kitchen. The owners too eager and overshadowing the waitstaff. Something's fishy about this place. Not worth your time or deserving of such a high rating. I'd give it a 17! Next time I'll go to Saul, an amazing Smith street restaurant that deserves far more attention for its fantastic food,decor, and staff.

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intimate and fresh

By Abbey on 2/3/2003

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

A small intimate dining experience, emphasis on small! The food is wonderful and fresh and innovative. The service is friendly and helpful. A real winner for that cozy night out.

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