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Grappa '72 Ristorante

818 Central Ave, Ste 11, Albany, NY 12206-1543
+1 518-482-7200
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“vitello” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
818 Central Ave, Ste 11, Albany, NY 12206-1543
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Reviewed 25 April 2013

Our experience here was great. The veal and fig dish was excellently presented and only outdone by the veal with roasted peppers and amaretto cream. Unique and delicious both of them. Prices are not high end but close. The wine list superb. Wait staff was...More

Thank carmelarose
Reviewed 15 April 2013

For Italian food Grappa can't be beat. Although you may wonder how a store located a strip mall can receive 5 stars ...guess you have to be here ... Once inside, the corporate look of a strip mall disappears as you enter into the beautiful...More

2  Thank Allen_from_Ghent
Reviewed 13 April 2013

This restaurant was recommended by the person who checked us in to our hotel. We went in, and had a great meal. The service was excellent. They had a pianist playing up front - and the owner sang with him for a bit. All unobtrusive,...More

1  Thank L S
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Great food, Very nice waiters. I asked if they had a military discount, waitress said she didn't know, asked the manager, he said they didn't have one, but he'd give us a free dessert! :) Great environment. Prices were very reasonable as well.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 26 March 2013

enjoyed a special 2 for $50 and the braised beef short rib was excellent as well as all accompaniments. Intimate setting with great service. Outdoor patio in the summer is nice. Always look forward to a return

Thank mollycs
Reviewed 17 March 2013 via mobile

First time here, very impressed with appearance, atmosphere, very richly appointed. Meals sounded very rich, if a little pricey. Several different dishes served to our party of 8 done the same way, with some unexpected twists - for saltimbocca, served with mashed potato. (Lots of...More

1  Thank Jeff N
Reviewed 16 March 2013

From the moment we walked into Grappa 72, I wanted it to be special. Good friends told us the food and service was spot on....perfect. It was one of their favorite places in the Albany area. It failed to live up to their praises. The...More

3  Thank Sallad13
Reviewed 22 February 2013 via mobile

Partner and Ranger had two excellent dinners with live music in the background .From the server,to Tom and especially the chef... The nightly fish special and the veal 72 were all that one could ask on a night out.I should hide this great place so...More

Thank ranger46AlbanyNy
Reviewed 16 February 2013

This was the second time my wife and I have been here and we have had amazing meals both times. Even though it was valentines day the service was excellent and the food fresh and amazing. We had a delicious salmon appetizer to start than...More

Thank Randy W
Reviewed 29 January 2013

Went with a large group recently for dinner. The ambiance is lovely and quiet with a low and mellow din; warm and inviting decor. Charming, but after an hour of waiting for any kind of service, or wait staff attention (not even bread and butter...More

2  Thank Anonymous A
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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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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