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Grappa '72 Ristorante

818 Central Ave, Ste 11, Albany, NY 12206-1543
518-482-7200
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English first
Queensland, Australia
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109 reviews 109 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

My niece organised a dinner here for family members while we were visiting from Australia. We enjoyed our evening very much and the atmosphere was wonderful. We had a table near the back which was quiet so we could talk easily. The service was attentive and the meals were excellent. I enjoyed a Moroccan salmon dish with lentils and spinach... More

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Watervliet, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Wonderful atmosphere. Very comfortable. I had the Porchetta – slow roasted pork with fennel sausage, roasted potatoes and rapini with Caprese salad. Personally, I think the pork was cut too thick and was dry. Even with the sauce, the pork was dry. Maybe cutting the meat into thinner slices would have helped. The waitstaff was pleasant, friendly, and engaging.

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Albany, NY
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50 reviews 50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

There are several great Italian restaurants locally, and many great restaurants period. Despite all of the build-up, this is not one of them. We were part of a party of 5, the waiter was excellent but the food was just mediocre. There is no other way to describe it. For Italian, Paolo Lombardi, Treviso and Tesoro all are far superior... More

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Rhode Island
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68 reviews 68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Excellent. I didn't know what to expect at this restaurant as it was arranged by my step mom for my brothers retirement party. We had the private room in the back and the service (Tom & Sarah) were great! Patient and attentive to our often loud party of 10. We had an assortment of appetizers and drinks that were all... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

spaghetti with bolognaise.... undercooked noodles where hard, do they not taste what they serve? service was slow, not organized and had to wait a long time for the good..... how does a person mess up spaghetti also ot wasnt even the proper noodles!!!

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Blythewood, South Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We were picking up a rental car from the place next door and asked if the plane behind was good - they highly recommended it. They were right! Service was fast, great selection of authentic Italian foods, and, of course, grappa. The prosciutto e melone was fresh and a very generous serving. The lamb chops were done to perfection and... More

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Albany, New York
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108 reviews 108 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This was the first time for a meal here for my wife and I. We had been to this restaurant under the previous owner (different name). The new owners have done a remarkable change to service, decor and quality of food. Both of us ordered the fish special for our entree. In a word, perfect. Before our meal, the waiter... More

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Albany, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I had attended a work event here and it was very nice. I decided to try it for dinner. The place did not disappoint. We were greeted promptly and seated in a nice, cozy corner. My mother found it a bit too dark to really see the menu, but I didn't have an issue. Our waitstaff were very prompt bringing... More

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Delmar, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Grappa is our go to restaurant for special celebrations. The food is excellent, and the restaurant is lovely. Service can be slow, so don't go in a hurry, but the food to worth the wait. It is a good value for the price.

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Albany, New York
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118 reviews 118 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This upscale Italian restaurant with a nice atmosphere is at the end of a strip mall. FYI, if you're looking for this strip mall, note that it's perpendicular to Central Ave., not parallel. The restaurant has an attractive patio area & awning outside in front. It's modern looking with white tablecloths, brown napkins, & comfortable Parsons chairs. The bathroom even... More

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Additional Information about Grappa '72 Ristorante

Address: 818 Central Ave, Ste 11, Albany, NY 12206-1543
Phone Number: 518-482-7200
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
Cuisine: Italian

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