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Grappa '72 Ristorante

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818 Central Ave, Ste 11, Albany, NY 12206-1543
+1 518-482-7200
16:30 - 22:00
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Sun 15:30 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Albany, New York
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have had lunch there several times and it is consistently good. The dinging area is upscale and perfect for conversation and to have a great meal. The service is always friendly, professional, and efficient.

Thank chru98
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family celebrated our Grandmother's 90th birthday here yesterday. There were 10 of us, including two children, and we were seated in the wine alcove. The restaurant was really accommodating; I brought in a custom cake and had two small flower vases delivered for the table. The service was really good from all staff, but our main server, Amanda, really... More 

Thank DustyHB
Albany, New York
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372 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to this restaurant before and keep coming back too. The quality of the food is excellent and the service always first rate. On this occasion we were celebrating our wedding anniversary. We enjoyed eating in the main dinning room and listening to the live music coming from the bar area. This reminded us of places we've eating in... More 

Thank Bob C
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Team dinner for seven: accepts reservations and honors the time; informed and attentive servers; wonderful food! Crazy selection 6 ways to get veal, variety of standard Italian fare, terrific specials and all at a great value. I will go back!

Thank Tcleve
Schenectady, New York
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8 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Just want to thank the whole staff and management at Grappa 72. Armand, Tom and Brian and the whole crew. Especially Corey who was fantastic--- was my oldest son's 31st Birthday. Party of 18. A night I'll never forget. Bravissimo !!!

Thank David R
New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

::: Ambiance, food, servers... Everything is wonderful. Refreshing for the Albany area. Ample parking.:::

Thank grambie2
Albany NY
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went to "Grappa 72" for Valentine Day plus hubby's birthday. We made a reservation for 5:30p.m. and were surprised to see many people already there. Everything was superb: cozy place with quiet smooth jazz playing, nice wine, good appetizer (eggplant filet baked with tomato sauce and five cheeses) and delicious entries. I ordered Cotoletta di vitello (Veal chop in garlic,... More 

Thank artirin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Have eaten at Grappas multiple times and we have never had anything but excellent food and service ...we can't say enough about this establishment. ...

Thank Christopher R
Poestenkill NY
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Tucked in the back of a small strip mall on Central Avenue convenient to an I-90 exit, Grappa 72 has a warm bustle with a loyal local following for its quality creative takes on Italian cuisine. A 3-piece combo played on Friday night while I waited for my companion to arrive the congenial bar. Good wine selection, attentive bar-keep. The... More 

Thank StannyBee
Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

In town for my daughter's college basketball game. Picked Grappa based on the great reviews from Tripadvisor and we were not disappointed. Located in a strip mall we did not know what to expect, we did not have reservations but were seated immediately. The atmosphere was great and our server Amanda was friendly and professional. Being from Boston we are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
15:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
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
Traditional/Contemporary Italian Cuisine, affordable entrees, great service, and the atmosphere is sure to please.

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