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Grappa '72 Ristorante

818 Central Ave, Ste 11, Albany, NY 12206-1543
518-482-7200
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Ranked #7 of 602 Restaurants in Albany
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Traditional/Contemporary Italian Cuisine, affordable entrees, great service, and the atmosphere is sure to please.
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English first
albany ny
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was my first visit to this restaurant. The salad was good with a nice dressing. Steak dinner with vegatables was delicious. Bread was good guility served with butter. Nice dessert and coffee to end the meal. The waitstaff was frindly and efficent.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Grappa 72 is a hidden gem tucked away at the end of a strip mall. Step inside to a warm and inviting atmosphere, impeccable service and wonderful food. Bagel was very knowledgeable and able to help us make all the right choices. We started with some of the best pasta fagioli I have ever had, proceeded with salmon for me... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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109 reviews 109 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

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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56 reviews 56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 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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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
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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