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Russo's

Grocery Store
Watertown West End, Watertown
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9.3/10
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  • Sharon G.
    "... and eggs, pastries, prepared foods, cheeses and meats...."(5 Tips)
    Danielle
    "Love this place, fresh fruits and veggies and cheap"(3 Tips)
    Joseph and Leo
    "huge array fresh pastas"(3 Tips)
    Matthew C.
    "Great produce, much cheaper than Whole Foods."(2 Tips)
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  • Sharon G.
    Sharon GibsonSeptember 26, 2015
    More than a a grocery store, Russo's is an experience. Fresh flowers, an array of equally fresh produce, local dairy and eggs, pastries, prepared foods, cheeses and meats. http://russos.com/index.html
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KrantzAugust 18, 2014
    Fantastic and extensive produce selection. Cheaper than Whole Foods too. They also have cheeses, cold cuts a bakery as well as a gardening center with all kinds of flowers and plants.
  • Man M.
    Man MaraMay 16, 2011
    Correct me if I am wrong but I think they get new shipment every Thursdays! Avoid weekends- lines are unbelievable! Try the Asian sausage in meat section among other things! Great cheese section!
  • Dina
    DinaApril 24, 2011
    I'm obsessed with the strawberry Napoleons- obsessed. I love Russo's and stop in several times a week for lots of delectable goodies. Best selection of fruits/veggies in the area!
  • Joseph and Leo
    Joseph and LeoJanuary 20
    Amazing choice of fresh and unusual vegetables and fruits, huge array fresh pastas, dazzling cheese counter: best food store in area!
  • Michelle M.
    Michelle MartinNovember 2, 2010
    great place! be cautious of the baked goods though...I bought a few such as the Apple pie and they re-labeled all of them with a fresher date. they would not refund either
  • Melissa N.
    Melissa NormanOctober 3, 2012
    Candy land of produce. Best herb and lettuce section ever. It gets crowded and you may get stuck in a shopping cart traffic jam with a child having a meltdown.
  • Lee M.
    Lee MovicDecember 15, 2014
    Russo's makes me anxious, but their produce prices are super reasonable. Grab some vegetables you've never heard of, and sort it out when you get home!
  • Rob S.
    Rob SheppardFebruary 20, 2011
    The best, freshest and cheapest produce in all the land. However, it's always busy and the aisles are small. So PLEASE, be considerate of others.
  • Rachael
    RachaelAugust 19, 2012
    Best cheese counter ever! Don't miss the fresh pasta on the side as well, there are many hidden items everywhere if you look.
  • Kelly H.
    Kelly HendersonMarch 18, 2013
    If you come on a weekend, bring extra patience. It's worth every cart collision. Best produce; best meat (albeit limited selection); best cheese.
  • Nick Z.
    Nick Z.April 26, 2010
    Hidden among the rows of fresh fruits & vegetables is a small but tasty selection of fresh pastas. Take home some ravioli today!
  • colleen b.
    Cheese selection is great. Also a fan of metch - a bulgar salad with scallions & tomatoes & peppers. Yum!
  • amlom ..
    amlom .April 11, 2010
    fresh veggies and fruits, and a wonderful selection of plants and flowers as well as flowerpots and soil! wonderful place!
  • Nancy B.
    Nancy BrownApril 8, 2014
    Nice pic of the ice cream! Great pickles, cheese department and pasta. A weekly stop for me.
  • Jamie G.
    Jamie GalvinNovember 19, 2012
    Delicious prosciutto San Danielle. They slice it perfectly and protect each piece. It's a lot of work, but they consistently do it right! Mmmmm
  • Geoffrey G.
    Excellent quality and price. Good cheese and cold cuts selection. Seasonal flowers, plants, and fruit.
  • Christina V.
    Christina VarrassoNovember 15, 2012
    SO fresh. Great variety. I also love how they wrap and package everything so things don't spill/leak
  • Noel F.
    Noel FisherApril 26, 2010
    don't forget to scout the shelves under the rpoduce for amazing sauces, spices, olive oils and specialty foods!
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KrantzAugust 18, 2014
    Try to avoid coming here during peak hours, the place gets packed and can make for a frustrating shopping experience.
  • Emily Y.
    Emily YeagerMay 16, 2011
    Awesome array of fruits, vegetables, cheeses, baked goods and amazing kosher pickles. Read more
  • Michele S.
    Michele SteinbergMarch 4, 2012
    Great prices and quality on produce. Also has my favorite sheep's milk feta cheese.
  • Kristin K.
    Kristin KnutsonMarch 8, 2014
    This is just the most gorgeous market imaginable. And surprisingly affordable. Worth the crowds.
  • Al S.
    Al SDecember 15, 2010
    Great place to buy a Christmas tree during the holiday season. Quality trees and a quick, easy tree-loading process.
  • David L.
    David LasherNovember 17, 2011
    fresh, local, organic groceries, prepared foods, and desserts... just avoid the weekend crowd.
  • Baharan B.
    Baharan BehiAugust 3, 2012
    I checked-in during Check-in Special of Spend $20 and get $10 statement credit and made a purchase of $50, but never got $10 credit on my Amex card.
  • Holly C.
    Holly CJune 28, 2014
    Love the variety of veggies. A fair amount of organics too.
  • Andrew T.
    Andrew T.May 28, 2012
    Be sure an look on the lower shelves under the produce. Lots of amazing pantry items down there.
  • ayan h.
    ayan holmbergJanuary 4, 2015
    This is my go to place for literally everything cooked or uncooked
  • Matthew C.
    Matthew ClobridgeOctober 16, 2009
    Great produce, much cheaper than Whole Foods. Good prepared foods too.
  • Amy G.
    Amy G.September 2, 2011
    Don't park in the main lot. Go to the Russo's extra parking area in the back. It's has much more room (and less beeping!).
  • Mottel L.
    Mottel LightstoneJuly 19, 2013
    Probably the best produce store you'll ever visit
  • Paul N.
    Paul NederhoedFebruary 20, 2015
    Best produce and prices around! My first stop when shopping!
  • Jessica A.
    Jessica Allan SchmidtNovember 21, 2011
    Best greengrocer in the Boston area at excellent prices.
  • Andrew T.
    Andrew T.July 28, 2010
    The chicken wings in the prepared food section are the best around.
  • Joe T.
    Joe TaglienteMay 21, 2014
    Amazing place to grab a sandwich. Unbelievable produce.
  • Pramod H.
    Pramod HegdeAugust 20, 2014
    Fresh greens, pasta, fruits and the list goes on.
  • Greg
    GregOctober 9, 2011
    Best Asian and ethnic veggies anywhere outside of Chinatown
  • Kristine M.
    Love this place, but I avoid on the weekends. It's a total zoo and people can get really crabby!
  • Jennifer C.
    Jennifer CMay 25, 2013
    Yay for expansion. Parking a loading dock in the back. No more dodging delivery trucks!
  • Rachel
    RachelJuly 19, 2010
    most amazing produce in Boston, but get ready to fight the crowds....it is worth it
  • Danielle
    DanielleAugust 16, 2014
    Love this place, fresh fruits and veggies and cheap
  • Leo L.
    Leo LadasNovember 10, 2013
    I counted at least 4 prosciuto offerings from Spain and Italy. Try them out!
  • Evgenia M.
    Evgenia MedyushkoJuly 2, 2014
    A lot of all kinds fresh fruits and veggies but not so much organic...
  • Lee M.
    Lee MovicJune 19, 2013
    Per the cashier and some quick observation, there is no place to sit outside. Kind of a shame on a gorgeous day.
  • Kelly D.
    Kelly DowningJuly 12, 2010
    Love the idea of locally grown, but sad they don't carry organic.
  • Jennifer T.
    Jennifer TMarch 23, 2013
    Best lobster tail pastry in Boston! And I hate sweets!
  • Erick S.
    Erick StraghalisJanuary 4, 2010
    Great prepared foods for a quick, nutritious lunch that's wallet-friendly.
  • Kevin J.
    Kevin JaquithAugust 10, 2013
    This is the place for fresh fruits and veggies!
  • John F.
    John FusiMarch 10, 2015
    Best produce I've seen around Boston.
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