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Grappa '72 Ristorante

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818 Central Ave, Ste 11, Albany, NY 12206-1543
3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yes! Our party of six was seated promptly. Our server, who was new, was attentive without hovering. The range of cuisine was impressive. Portions were generous. Prices are on the high side but match the superb quality of cuisine & service. Atmosphere is friendly and very tasteful. Great meal had by all.

Thank Amanda G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food here is amazing and super delicious. The atmosphere and the live band is just brilliant. Make sure to try the homemade cheesecake.

Thank Franziska N
Albany, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good once we got it- one of our couples had finished their dinner before the other couple was served- food order was incorrect and not even the offer of a glass of wine to appease us.

Thank Pkhach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Came with my father and fiancé, my father has been raving about his prior experiences. Everything was wonderful. We were seated quickly, despite no reservation. Tyler took care of us this evening. As someone who has been in the service industry for 15 years, I was quite impressed with his attentiveness, attention to detail, and excellent recommendations. We had a... More 

Thank tombizzle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch outside on my birthday. Honestly I wasn't in the mood for Italian food but I loved my selection! I had chicken Marsala; it was delicious! My husband had chicken parm and he said it was the best he has ever had! Our service was brisk and attentive. A great lunch...we will go back!

Thank Robin P
Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

As a business traveler I eat dinner at the bar. All I have had so far (and I have visited 6 times in the past 2 months!) is the Veal Parmigiana and it ROCKS. Great bar with a wonderful wine list. And here's the best part: On certain days they have a trio playing Frank Sinatra type tunes. PERFECT!

Thank Markb1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent Service was fantastic Will return again. We went for our anniversary and had a wonderful time.

Thank Matt S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Went here with our 4 kids for lunch. Host seemed put out that we changed our minds and opted to sit on the patio so as not to disturb the other guests. ("Well, I already set your table..."). Waitress not attentive. My husband had to go into the restaurant two times to get her to come outside. Seemed put upon... More 

Thank Kim B
Dumfries, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

We had dinner here last Friday and it was very enjoyable. There were two couples in our party and the table was nicely located. There was live music which was quiet enough for us to have a conversation without raising our voices. Wine was very nice, and three of our party had a "special" and no one was disappointed. Would... More 

Thank Mary O
Upstate NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We recently went to Grappa 72 for a family event. The facility and staff handled our group of 15 very well. Grappa is well known for its Italian-fare but that night they had a Halibut special. Halibut is not on in the east coast so several in our group had it. Everyone who did was very please. Another special that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 818 Central Ave, Ste 11, Albany, NY 12206-1543
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: 518-482-7200
Traditional/Contemporary Italian Cuisine, affordable entrees, great service, and the atmosphere is sure to please.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?