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Grappa '72 Ristorante

818 Central Ave, Ste 11, Albany, NY 12206-1543
+1 518-482-7200
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
818 Central Ave, Ste 11, Albany, NY 12206-1543
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delightful birthday celebration at Grappa 72. Our party had some mobility issues, and this restaurant worked well for that. The food was great, and there was live music on a Wednesday night. That was an unexpected treat. Service was excellent, despite our...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great. From the minute you walk in, you feel welcome and comfortable. The staff is amazing and the food is incredible. The ambiance is very romantic, and you can even enjoy some live music while eating(Depends on when you go). I think...More

Thank KMur27
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a special that is not normally on the menu. Homemade pasta with scallops, sausage, red peppers and onions in a spicy tomato sauce. It was out of this world! My husband had the linguine with bolognese sauce, which he also liked very much...More

Thank MikenSue726
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Large group, not a fast experience but very pleasant. Good menu and very good quality. Busy, maybe a little on the noisy side because it is popular. We'll worth multiple visits.

Thank bwdailey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dining here is always like being with family ... great food, great wine selection, great bar and wonderful staff. Armand's attention to detail is second to none, the kitchen staff know their stuff, the wait staff are personable, and efficient and Brian behind the bar...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Four of us went to Grappa 72 last night. There was a special offer of a shared appetizer, two entrees, a shared dessert and two glasses of wine for $50.00 per couple. The bread is served with a delicious tapenade. All four of us ordered...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 28 January 2018

While the restaurant was a bit on the loud side, the atmosphere was upbeat and bustling. Once we got our food, we knew why...DELICIOUS!! Outstanding calamari and appetizer specials. From seafood to pasta to chicken..no one was disappointed. Best tiramesu I've had! The service was...More

Thank HokieGal30
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We went to this restaurant based on the recommendation of a local, and at first were skeptical based on the location at the back of a strip mall. We were pleased to discover a local gem. The food was excellent, and service was outstanding. The...More

Thank LaurieR1021
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Restaurant was a bit difficult to find as it's tucked away in the back of a strip mall, but there is a prominent sign out by the road, so you know you're in the right area. Dining alone, I sat at the bar and ordered...More

Thank 511bobc74
Reviewed 7 January 2018

My family has had the pleasure of enjoying Grappa '72 over the many years since it first opened. It is highly regarded for its authenticity, atmosphere, food and extensive wine list by the many of us who love Italian cuisine. Because of the abundance of...More

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4 December 2015|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much, yes. They have live music on Fridays, often a trio, usually jazz. I have not been there for music when it was some other kind.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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: +1 518-482-7200
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Traditional/Contemporary Italian Cuisine, affordable entrees, great service, and the atmosphere is sure to please.
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