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Trattoria Grappolo

3687 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9530
+1 805-688-6899
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (56 reviews)
“cioppino” (12 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3687 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9530
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat out on the enclosed porch and enjoyed two mouth-watering salads: the Insalata Spinaci (spinach) and the Insalata Ortolana (grilled veggie). We’re not vegetarians, they just sounded like a good, lighter choice for lunch. Both salads were delicious and left us feeling full, yet...More

Thank billkathy88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have been here a number of times for dinner so this was our first lunch visit. We had our dog with us and they were kind enough to let us sit on the patio with her. We shared everything we ordered!...More

Thank TravelingTLF
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The phrase 'familiarity breeds contempt' can apply to the most interesting things. I never thought it could apply to a restaurant. Having lived in this Valley for 20 years, it is easy to ignore the treasures right there in front of me. I rediscovered a...More

Thank writeon59
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We had a great meal, with kind and friendly service. The restaurant was full so we were lucky to get a table - testimony to its popularity with local people more than with tourists, I think. The menu selection was wide and well explained by...More

Thank porte368
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We showed up around 6pm told 35 min wait after follow up after 35 min told at least another 1 hr 15 min. Not helpful. Make sure you have reservations in advance if and

Thank Angela O
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Great food and staff. It's very comfortable. We refer to as the restaurant where everybody knows your name.

Thank JohnC1350
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Trattoria Grappolo is our very favorite restaurant— anywhere. We are locals and eat there almost every week. The staff is friendly and attentive, the setting is casual and intimate, and the food aid wonderful. We have eaten every item on the menu, and several that...More

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice surprise in this lovely town- just a walk down the road from our Inn Enjoyed the Ciopino and hubby enjoyed the Sea Bass! Delightful ambiance after a day of wine tasting and sightseeing! After dinner enjoyed outdoor firepits at our Inn

Thank Sandi S
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

During my 9 day visit to Santa Ynez, i visited Grappolo 2 times. Once for dinner and once for lunch. Both visits were incredible. Fantastic food! It doesnt matter what you order from the menu, but for me the biggest surprise was the risotto. Give...More

Thank fdejong1
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The Ravioli is why we stop here every time we arrive in the Valley. You really must have the Spinach one if you like Ravioli. It is really fat and savory. The bread is always fresh and the Pizza is traditional thin crust made in...More

Thank PeggyChism
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1 August 2017|
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Response from OC-RaiderFan | Reviewed this property |
While the wine list is mostly local Santa Barbara, Central Cal and some popular Italian, you don't go there for the wine, it simply has great ambiance! Super busy most days of the week with large tables and rooms for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3687 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9530
  • 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
  • E-mail
Authentic Italian food, wood fired pizzas, pasta, salad, steaks, seafood, extensive wine list.
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