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Trattoria Grappolo

3687 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9577
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Ranked #1 of 17 Restaurants in Santa Ynez
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $35
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Meadowale
Transit: Santa Ynez valley shuttle stops in front of the restaurant.
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Had a great meal the weekend after Thanksgiving. The food was excellent and the service was great, too. Make a reservation because it was quite busy all evening. My husband had the cioppino, a special, and I had a seafood pasta dish. Would recommend both.

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Suggested by the wonderful people at the Santa Ynez Inn, we enjoyed this beautiful well managed place . Great menu, service, and hands on management make this a great restaurant to enjoy. Just do it - no disappointments!

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Santa Ynez, CA
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I've been there 20+ times ... never disappointed! The food is consistently delicious - try the Cioppino, the pizza!, any pasta dish (I particularly like the bolognese) - and the tira misu is to die for! They have an excellent selection of wine too!

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southern calif
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Great food!! We told the server what we liked and she put a great meal together. The house wine was very good too. No need to spend a fortune on a bottle. Had oaky and stainless chards.

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Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

We enjoy this place so much we went there two times in three days. We love sitting at counter over looking the small kitchen. Food and service is top notch.

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Santa Barbara, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

If you are touring the Central Valley wine country in California, this is a great place to stop for lunch or dinner. A classic Italian trattoria with the standard dishes and great pizzas. Service is prompt and friendly. Pretty good wine list.

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Agoura Hills, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

had an early dinner with my wife. The place looked deserted at 4:59, a minute before the opening. It was packed in 15 minutes. Food, service, wine are beyond any imagination. The special pasta was melting in the mouth. The house barbers 2008 was superb. A phenomenal place to have dinner at!

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Montreal, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The food was excellent. I ordered the gnocchi and it was cooked to perfection. Great service. Would highly recommend this restaurant!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

I recommend this place. The food was very good. The wine marvelous - Nero d'Avola. The atmosphere was cosy. Nice decoration.

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Santa Ynez, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice restaurant, good food within walking distance of downtown Santa Ynez. One of our favorites. Staff is always very friendly.

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Additional Information about Trattoria Grappolo

Address: 3687 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9577
Phone Number: 805-688-6899
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Italian

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