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Gratzzi Italian Grille

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Wed, 3/27
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Calamari Fritti
Tender flash fried squid, marinara and Pepe Dolce sauce
Carpaccio di Manzo*
Dijon sauce, capers, sweet onions, arugula, Padana parmesan and infused e.v.o.o
Escargot Antonio*
Chef's specialty, shallots, cremini mushrooms, roasted red peppers, garlic, herbs and fresh tomato cream sauce
Antipasto Misto for Two*
An array of meats, cheeses, olives, vegetables, artistically arranged over mixed greens
Carciofini alla Romana
Baby whole artichokes stuffed with herbed mascarpone and goat cheese, parmesan encrusted and lightly fried, Asiago cream sauce
Gratzzi Steak Tartare*
A classic, raw tenderloin of beef, onions, capers, parmesan cheese, Dijon, truffle oil, oak balsamic, fried egg, and crostini
Shrimp Arrabiata*
Gulf shrimp, cherry peppers, roasted red peppers, with spicy San Marzano marinara sauce
Mussels or Clam Posillipo
Steamed in a garlic tomato broth
Eggplant Rollatine
A Naples specialty, fried parmesan eggplant, rolled with our homemade ricotta, mozzarella and basil, baked with tomato sauce
Smoked Salmon Carpaccio*
Norwegian salmon, sweet red onion, capers, goat cheese, dill aioli, caviar, arugula, and infused oil
Add to any salad*: Chicken $7; Steak $9; Shrimp $9; Tuna $10; Blackened Salmon $9
Italian Wedding Soup
A Tuscan favorite, chicken, spinach, mini meatballs, parmesan and acini di pepe pasta
Pasta e Fagioli*
Nonna's classic with orzo pasta
Insalata Caprese*
Local ripe tomatoes, Buratta mozzarella, roasted red peppers, Bermuda onions, kalamata olives, infused e.v.o.o. and drizzled aged balsamic
Insalata Cesare
Crispy hearts of romaine, house made caesar, shaved Padana parmesan and rustic croutons
Melon & Arugula*
Seasonal seedless melon, arugula, feta cheese, strawberries, red sweet onions, in our champagne - mint vinaigrette
Insalata di Spinaci*
Baby spinach, craisins, hard boiled egg, wild mushrooms, candied walnuts, Granny Smith apples, pickled onions, goat cheese, in our truffle raspberry vinaigrette
Gratzzi's Chopped Salad*
Mixed greens, marinated tomatoes, kalamata olives, cucumbers, sweet onions, roasted red peppers, ceci beans, and blue cheese crumbles, tossed with our house vinaigrette
18" whole pizza available for take-out only. Ask your server for pricing
A classic, sliced roma tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil
Our white pizza, herbed ricotta, spinach, bacon, chicken, basil, and mozzarella
Sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, Vidalia onions, sliced cherry peppers, and mozzarella
Spinach, mushrooms, onion, artichokes, olives, roasted peppers, and mozzarella
Sicilian Stromboli
Ham, soprassata salami, pepperoni, and mozzarella
Ricotta, mozzarella, basil and ham
Build Your Own
$2 each topping - Pepperoni, sausage, ham, salami, bacon, anchovies, onion, mushrooms, olives, spinach, cherry peppers, roasted peppers, artichokes. Chicken: $4
Asparagus Aglio e Olio
Pesto-Parmesan Risotto
Four Cheese Truffle Mashed Potatoes
Steak Fries
Broccolini Aglio e Olio
Wilted Garlic Spinach
Spaghettini Aglio e Olio
Pappardelle with Vodka or Alfredo
Sauteéd Portobello Mushroom
All chef's selections include house salad or a cup of our specialty soup
Chilean Sea Bass Marechiaro
Pan seared with scallops, basil, capers, broccolini, in a garlic tomato sauce
Zuppa di Pesce
An amazing combination of mussels, clams, shrimp, scallops, calamari, chef's catch, in our marinara sauce over linguini
Diver Scallops Sliders
Chef Tony's favorite, succulent sea scallops topped with our tuna tartare and seaweed. Served with arugula, ginger, wasabi aioli, and habanero mango sauce
Pork Ossobuco
Chef Tony's specialty, overnight slowly roasted Kurobuta Pork shank in a classic veal demi reduction over porcini mushroom risotto
Roasted Duck all 'Arancia
Crispy half duck, with an apple-craisins stuffing and Gran Marnier sauce
Cavatelli Bada Bing
Our handmade ricotta cavatelli, flambéed inside Padana parmesan wheel, with San Daniele prosciutto, tomatoes, basil, and vodka (table side when possible)
Spezzatino Risotto
Classic italian style boneless short rib stew with porcini mushroom risotto
Lobster Cioppino
10 oz. cold water tail, mussels, clams, shrimp, in a spicy marinara tomato broth over linguini
Stuffed Lobster Tail
10 oz. cold water tail, crabmeat stuffed, shrimp, and diver scallops, with garlic fresh tomato and lemon butter
All include your choice of a cup of our specialty soup or house salad. Whole wheat and Gluten free pasta available upon request for additional $4; Add: Chicken $7; Shrimp $9; Salmon $9
Spaghettini Meatballs, Sausage or Bolognese
Your choice of our handmade meatballs, fennel sausage or our authentic meat sauce
Cavatelli al Pesto Genovese
Handmade ricotta pasta, our fresh pesto sauce, sun dried tomatoes, arugula, goat cheese and chicken
Shrimp Scampi
Shrimp sautéed with garlic, fire roasted tomatoes, capers and artichokes, in a white wine lemon sauce over linguini
Dave Mckay's Spaghettini Carbonara
Crispy pancetta, onions, mushrooms, peas, black pepper, eggs, and parmigiano cheese
Rigatonacci alla Vodka
Handmade pasta filled with herbed ricotta, tossed with crispy pancetta, peas, sausage, in an asiago vodka cream sauce
Pappardelle Giuliana
Seared scallops, sweet peas, mushrooms, fresh roma tomatoes, and baby spinach, on our roasted red pepper and garlic madeira sauce
Linguini Pescatore
Shrimp, scallops, mussels, clams, in a vodka tomato cream sauce
Gnocchi Pugliese
Handmade potato pasta, crispy pancetta, cremini and porcini mushrooms, fire roasted tomatoes, peas, roasted chicken, in an Asiago cheese sauce
Goat Cheese Baked Ziti
Our signature meat sauce, goat cheese, fresh ricotta, basil, and mozzarella
Lasagna Bolognese
Oven baked pasta layered with ricotta, ground beef, sausage, and mozzarella
All favorites include house salad or a cup of our specialty soup
Yellowfin Tuna Stack*
Cajun seared rare, ginger, sesame seaweed salad, arugula, pickled onions, and wasabi sauce
Cedar Plank Salmon
Atlantic filet, with our roasted pepper and garlic Madeira sauce, grilled asparagus and blue crab meat
Chicken Piccata or Marsala
Piccata: Artichokes, capers, lemon wine sauce. Marsala: Mushrooms, prosciutto. Both served with chef's market vegetables
Chicken Isabella
Grilled chicken breast, topped with prosciutto, goat cheese, sage, and asparagus
Veal Parmigiana
Romano breaded, pomodoro sauce, mozzarella, with spaghettini
Chicken Parmigiana
Romano breaded, pomodoro sauce, mozzarella, with spaghettinii
Eggplant Parmigiana
A classic done Capri style with spaghettini pomodoro
Veal Piccata or Marsala
Piccata: Artichokes, capers, lemon wine sauce. Marsala: Mushrooms, prosciutto. Both served with chef's market vegetables
Veal Saltimbocca Cosa Nostra
Milk fed veal, prosciutto San Daniele, shallots, mushrooms, Fontina cheese, in a sage butter sauce with wilted spinach
All served with your choice of a cup of our specialty soups or house salad, and our four cheese truffle mashed potatoes and Chef's market vegetables
Surf and Turf
6 oz. filet and a 10 oz. lobster tail, bacon wrapped asparagus and grilled Portobello mushroom
6 Oz $28.0
8 Oz $34.0
Filet Mignon
Finished with a Portobello mushroom and Barolo demi glace
New York Strip au Poivre
12 oz. pepper-crusted, caramelized Vidalia onions, Portobello mushrooms in a demi cream reduction, served with bacon wrapped asparagus
Veal Chop Caprese
14 oz milk fed chop, pounded and grilled, topped with arugula, tomato salad, fresh mozzarella, infused oil, basil, and oak aged balsamic vinegar
Bobby's Baby Back Ribs
Chef Tony's pick, full rack slowly roasted in Diavolo BBQ sauce, tender with a kick of heat
Bistecca Fiorentina*
An Italian classic. 18 oz. of prime Porterhouse steak seasoned to perfection, Barolo demi reduction, bacon wrapped asparagus, ask server for availability
Cast Iron Ribeye
14 oz cut, Chef recommends medium rare, classic pizzaiola sauce on side, garlic, tomatoes, olives, capers, and basil
Sirloin alla Marsala
10 oz. cut with Prosciutto, mushrooms, with our classic marsala sauce
Kurobuta Pork Chop
12 oz. center cut pork chop of simply the best all natural pork available, crispy pork belly, mushrooms, bacon wrapped asparagus, in our roasted red pepper Madeira sauce
Rack of Lamb
New Zealand rack, Dijon-herb encrusted, porcini mushroom risotto, in a rosemary demi
If you're craving classic Italian food in a classy environment, Gratzzi Italian Grille is the place to eat. Choose from your favorite sultry pasta, meat dishes, including chicken, seafood and veal among others. Gratzzi's menu offers an array of feasts to satisfy your Italian cravings, which also includes classic insalatas and paninis for lunch and dinner.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat outside very pleasant , service excellent food very good and big portions. Would certainly recommend.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Matt T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think if you make a reservation at 600 PM you should be sat at 600 PM. Place is not overly busy I guess just not managing the reservations . I could be wrong but seems that you should be sat relatively quickly around your...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 340fredn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You absolutely must come here! I order stuff mushrooms in as many restaurants aa possible in my travels, but this place kills it! They have perfected this dish with an amazing amount of crab, fresh caught of course, the perfect amount of cheese, and just...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Blondegerman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last weekend was the Firestone Grand Prix auto race in downtown St. Petersburg. We've been wanting to try Gratzzi's after hearing friends positive reviews. Although we had made a phone reservation two days earlier, we arrived and the manager couldn't find our name. Still, they...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank pdwarren
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very close 5. Arriving same day in town, we had no reservation but were lucky to get a table outside with no wait. Otherwise the place was almost full. Starting with antipasti for two (17€), we then chose the evening special, ravioli with mushrooms,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Bengtnnn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for dinner before a show at the Palladium. Easy parking, good service. We had a pizza and shrimp scampi. Both were very good, and we plan to return for another meal.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jayhF4886WT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eggplant parm had a burnt spot and the breading was mushy. Spaghetti bolognese was good and meaty. Italian wedding soup was the best part of the meal.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CarolC51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (2 couples) attended a concert at Mahaffey Theater on a Sunday afternoon. Decided to make an evening of it and started searching TA for some good dinner spots that were near by. Although Italian isn't my #1 choice for cuisine, I do enjoy it...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Rick26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, great atmosphere. Not rushed. White tablecloths. Early bird specials. The owners are from Italy, and you could feel the easier paced Italian vibe here, like it was in Bassano Del Grappa.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is okay, service adequate, but the noise level is waaaaay to high! Can't even talk to those at same table.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Kaui P
April 27, 2017|
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Response from Claire F K | Reviewed this property |
Full bar service.
January 9, 2017|
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Response from vhughes6839 | Reviewed this property |
casual, jeans and shorts are ok, hey we live in FL ;) just no raggedy or shorts that are too short or your butt is hanging out...keep it casual but classy
January 2, 2017|
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Response from cschkol | Reviewed this property |
Gratzzi would be very appropriate. Besides the ambiance it offers plentiful seating, good food and it is actually expected to linger after a leisurely dining experience as long as you make reservations and explain the reason... More
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