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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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Open Now
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Italian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
818 Central Ave, Ste 11, Albany, NY 12206-1543
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1 - 10 of 315 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a group of 12 and they seated us in the back room - quiet and we had a wonderful meal. Eat there often and the food is always good!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank sofologis
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I had the pleasure of dining in this authentic italian restaurant while Christmas shopping in Albany, NY. We have been to many many italian restaurants in Europe and the U.S. as my husband is italian so he is always looking for that...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BarbaraW75
Reviewed 3 November 2018

For our last few anniversary dinners we were disappointed by our favorite restaurants with bad service and little things that added up to unpleasant evenings. So, we asked friends for recommendations and that's how we decided to try Grappa 72. We had a fantastic time...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wendy047
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Grappa 72 is an amazing find. Everyone was so pleasant and friendly. The food was delicious to say the least!!! I strongly suggest that you make reservations. We were there on a Saturday night, it was extremely busy but they didn't miss a beat. Everything...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kim K
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped here while passing through the area. The restaurant was more upscale than I had expected based on TripAdvisor reviews (with the price tag to go with it). With that being said, the food was delicious. Our waiter was extremely helpful in describing dishes and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 366meagant
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The atmosphere is very nice and the service is always excellent. If you are from out of town do not let the fact that it is in a strip mall discourage you. The prices are very reasonable for the quality. I had barriatric surgery 6...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dpiusienski
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is one of the best in the Albany capital district area. The menu is unique and well thought out with the end result exquisite. We love the ambience, the food and service is excellent. Love it so much I had my work retirement...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DennisLinda1156
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Has been one of my favorites. Good value for the money, excellent food and service and the jazz background music makes it a special dining experience.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AlbanyJimB
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Try the chicken sambuca, it is culinary witchcraft! This dish was loaded with flavor and paired with perfect, fresh ingredients. The sweet sambucca complimented the sourness from the peppers. The textures of the tender chicken, crispy sausage and soft mashed potatoes will have you feeling...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Princy A
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We were there on Friday night. Although it was very busy, the three ladies working provided us with as much service as we needed without being overbearing. The atmosphere was amazing, do not judge it by the external appearance. The food was amazing, the best...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank James_Hotchkins
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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
  • E-mail
Traditional/Contemporary Italian Cuisine, affordable entrees, great service, and the atmosphere is sure to please.
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