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Trattoria Grappolo

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3687 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9530 (Meadowale)
805-688-6899
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Santa Ynez, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everything about this restaurant is authentic... the food, the vibe and I've never had a bad glass of wine there. We hosted a party for 27 people and each person raved about the food. The service was seamless. I'd recommend it in a minute! (I'm from New York, so you know, my standard is high!)

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Santa Maria, California
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am a creature of habit so the only things I get are the margarita pizza (yummy) and the capallini a la checca (my FAVORITE) And then I can't leave without the cake. It is the best thing I've ever had!!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to Grappolo's with great expectations, remembering 2 earlier visits which were fantastic. The place looked the same and extremely busy. The personnel was friendly and so all started well. I ordered a red wine Nero d'Avola, which had been sooo good 2 years ago. All in all was the food good but not as good as previously. There... More 

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Thank WoREditor
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great meal, great service. My husband got the sole entree and it was amazing... I don't like most seafood and I had several bites. The appetizer with smoked mozzarella was incredible too. Definitely much better than anticipated in such a small town!

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Thank NicoleKalil
Trabuco Canyon, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was recommended to come here for great local food from our Wine Guide at Firestone. She said that having dinner in Solvang near our hotel was just too commercial. So we made a reservation. Checked in and our waitress Alisa highly recommended the soup of the day lentil/sausage(from a can or the bottom of the pot). Then I ordered the... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First thing is first. The location of the restaurant is one that adds utmost value to the experience. After you eat the Fantastic Italian food you step out to see the beautiful starry sky. No pollution and just stars, something you see very rarely in today's day. Coming to the food, the food is amazing. The ravioli was exceptional. The... More 

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, awesome food choices, super wine list and best of all very affordable I have visited here every time I am in the area.

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Thank Bill93012
Santa Ynez Valley, California
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my one of my favorite restaurants in Santa Ynez. I've tried a variety of their dishes and loved all of them.

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Thank dncutter
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six of us went to Trattoria Grappolo to celebrate my wife and my 48th anniversary. I read the glowing reviews and just as importantly the manager of our hotel (Santa Ynez Inn) recommended it for an anniversary celebration. It was an all around terrible evening for all us and perhaps just an off night for the restaurant. The first put... More 

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Santa Ynez, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in the Santa Ynez Valley visiting or are a local, this is a good Italian restaurant. The service is good as is the food. I tend to be hard to please coming from Chicago where good Italian restaurants are more prolific. But fot the Valley this comes as a close second. FYI, the only meat I eat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $35
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3687 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9530
    (Meadowale)
  • Public Transportation: Santa Ynez valley shuttle stops in front of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
  • Phone Number: 805-688-6899

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?