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Grappa '72 Ristorante

818 Central Ave, Ste 11, Albany, NY 12206-1543
+1 518-482-7200
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
818 Central Ave, Ste 11, Albany, NY 12206-1543
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent! Great food and exceptional service. Not far off the interstate. Will definitely stop again when traveling through Albany.

Thank Curt A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am a business traveler always on the lookout for a decent meal and a nice glass of wine. Grappa 72 was a very pleasant surprise. I sat at the bar, had an enjoyable conversation with the staff and a very good meal. I will...More

Thank lola4310
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants in the area. My husband and I had a beautiful salad that tasted amazing before dinner. One of the best! I had a flavor Fettucini Alfredo and he had the Penne Romanoff. I have also had the Veal...More

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The place is nice, the staff are nice, the owner is awesome and the food and wine were amazing!!! Definitely will go back when I visit Albany!

Thank Janicosi
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were a group of six and we took advantage of the lunch special available with a coupon. For $20 a couple we each had a salad, entree, and drink. The salad was fresh and pleasantly arranged. We could select anything on the menu for...More

Thank sheilal921
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We have been to Grappa 72 on several occasion and it always is consistent and the food is excellent.

Thank cammira2
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I started going to Grappa because they had a great special but continue to go there because the food is exceptional, the service always great and the surroundings make for great ambience. They frequently have a jazz group or pianist who is featured for the...More

Thank CASEY662
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Service was exceptional entire staff was professional food was delicious this is a must try restaurant we really enjoyed this restaurant it runs like a well oiled machine

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great, great food. Worth the trip. This restaurant is hidden away in a strip mall, the one with Hannaford on the South side of Central Avenue. When you finally find the place, your reward is top-notch food.

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I chose Grappa '72 because it showed up on all the lists of romantic date-night restaurants in Albany. The room itself delivered, low lighting, a pleasant atmosphere, tables spaced appropriately apart, and the service was excellent. The food was adequate but not memorable. My biggest...More

5  Thank Chris O
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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
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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