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Trattoria Grappolo

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3687 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9530 (Meadowale)
+1 805-688-6899
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

You will enjoy your time at this delicious and quaint restaurant. The ambiance is wonderful as is the food!

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Thank Joan L
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Great food and good service. Would definItely recommend it. We came at the end of lunch service yet they didn't rush us and yet still put love into their cooking

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Thank Travelprincess736
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

We were starved after leaving the casino. We happened upon this little gem. It was authentic Italian dining, for sure. The price was completely reasonable. The food was great!

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Thank Samantha F
Laguna Beach, California
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177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and wine selection! Grilled squid, stuffed with nice Italian cheeses. Wines are in price by bottle ranging from $25 and up with selections foreign and local. $40 range has some nice local Grenache as well French and Italian reds. Tried the Camp 4 Grenache, very good. Had the best Osumbuco double lamb shank, falls off the bone, very... More 

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Thank OC-RaiderFan
Redlands
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here and it was true Italian. My husband is gluten free and they had GF pasta! I had a delicious beet salad and great bread!

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New York City, New York
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113 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic trattoria in a most enchanting setting over the mountain. Great, friendly staff and an amazing owner who is most entertaining. The food is fantastic and creative. We had a local red wine which was a perfect pairing with all dishes. Do yourself a favor and make a stop here.

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Thank WonderousTraveler
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Small restaurant, so it is noisy. Great homemade pasta! I had the spinach tortellini and my wife had the pressed chicken; both very good. Wonderful, light sauce with the both. House wine is produced for them and was yummy! Almond cream pear tart was a great way to finish the meal. I would make a reservation. There is a saloon... More 

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Thank BobLouMark
Las Vegas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Enjoyed a nice family meal with our grandson. They made a special pasta dish for him which he gulped down quickly. The local red wine suggested was very nice and complimented our meals well. The only hitch to meal was the heater for the outdoor patio which made it a bit uncomfortable. Other than that, a great find for Italian... More 

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Thank GlobalGoodTimes
Lompoc, California
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227 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

We went last night for the first time in a while and don't know why we don't go more often. We sit at the bar so we can enjoy the activity in the kitchen. Service is warm, friendly and professional. Local wine selection is excellent. Sole piccata was perfect. The New York steak was very good. We typically don't get... More 

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Thank Jbhes
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here for dinner and both loved our food. I got the tortellini and he got the sea bass. The ambiance is also nice - very cozy and comfy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $35
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
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: +1 805-688-6899

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