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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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albany ny
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48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to this restaurant and again had two enjoyable meals.When you go out to dinner you want it to be fun,have staff be attentive be served good hot food and leave completely satisfied.We found all of these at Grappa! This is one of the few restaurants that consistently aim to please and actually hit the mark on all counts... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant itself is really good. There were 7 of us at the table and I think everyone enjoyed their meals. The veal chop was terrific as was the scallop special they had on the night we were there. I don't know if it is the best Italian in Albany but it is right near the top The location could... More 

Thank Suntraveler13
Albany, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had reserved the Wine Room for a party of 11. This is an upscale restaurant. The service is excellent. Our waitress didn't miss a thing. The bread is served warm with an olive compote. Dinner are made fresh, so you will not get it right away. We ordered the grilled vegetable platter and Italian mix platter of cheese and... More 

Thank MAC2121
Albany, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good Northern Italian food at reasonable prices. Some items not found on typical menus. Interesting specials, njce wine list.

Thank sn0ck
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Had a family get together and from the minute we arrived the staff was very accommodating and friendly. the Bar service was excellent before dinner. the table service was also amazing. I don't think anyone water glass got past half empty for a party of 7. The Food was awesome and every loved all courses ordered from the best Caesar... More 

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Altamont, New York
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Wednesday night and waited at the desk for a bit until the piano player got someone to seat us. Appetizers were good, my daughter's steak was good, but my Seafood Risotto was undercooked and lacking in any seafood besides shrimp. Definitely not a great visit for the price. Dinner for two with appetizers and wine well over... More 

Thank Cslec
Albany, New York
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75 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We have always loved going to dinner at Grappa '72 but sadly, our last visit was disappointing. We did not have a reservation on a Saturday night around 7 PM. The hostess asked us if we had called ahead for seating. We told her we had not. She said let me see what we have. She walked into the dining... More 

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Albany, New York
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Food is excellent, people (customers and staff) are wonderful and the live music is awesome!! We always go here for family occasions.

Thank Erin M
Loudonville, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We've heard a lot about this restaurant, and perhaps we are too discerning, but it is definitely added to our "we won't have to go there again" list. The food was average, service well below, presentation was not a plus.

Thank pjfjr
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

My wife and I dined with old friends at Grappa 72, this was the old Carmine's, the decor had changed, the hostess promptly seated us with the rest of our party arrived. The Jack on the Rocks was generous and my wife's Riesling was the standard six ounces. We had a well prepared appetizer of calamari, our veal parm was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
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?