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Grappa '72 Ristorante

818 Central Ave, Ste 11, Albany, NY 12206-1543
+1 518-482-7200
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
818 Central Ave, Ste 11, Albany, NY 12206-1543
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Reviewed 3 March 2016

Food was so-so the value was not there, two people two salad, two entree's two glasses of wine and the bill was $ 95?

Thank mbags1
Reviewed 29 February 2016

First visit to Grappa 72. Used reviews on this site to find a good, all-around Italian Restaurant and we did. Food, atmosphere and service were all excellent. Will definitely be back!

Thank tschetti22
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This was recommended by a friend and an opportunity arose to check it out. All I can say is it was the most enjoyable dining experience I have had in quite a while. This was more than just a meal, this was a true dining...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 12 February 2016

6 of us got together for dinner, and it was recommended we try Grappa 72. We have driven down this part of Central Ave in Albany before, and never noticed this restaurant. It is at the back of a small shopping center. But, it is...More

Thank scenerylover
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I have been to Grappa '72 numerous times for dinner with a group of 5 or 6 and have ALWAYS had an excellent meal and excellent service.

Thank Jacki M
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We made reservations and asked to be near the jazz band as it was a friend playing. They seated us at a table right in front - perfect. All 4 of us loved our dinners and wine. All said, a great night out.

Thank johnmo58
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I tried Grappa 72 for the first time tonight and were very pleased with our dining experience. The food was great and the wait staff was extremely attentive. We did not have a reservation, but luckily they fit us in!

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 17 December 2015

there were six of us for a holiday lunch, as we work nearby. We ordered two appetizers, a few had cocktails. in a nutshell: delicious food, good service, interesting menu. Yes, certainly there are cheaper options around but there were no complaints from among any...More

Thank bluesmama11
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We made a reservation for the $50 dinner for 2 deal in Clippers magazine. You have to reserve before 5:30 or after 8:30 which was not a problem for us early diners. There were plenty of tables at 5 PM on a Friday night in...More

1  Thank Richga
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Incredible food, not your run of the mill Italian fare. Fun atmosphere with personalized service. You usually have to go to a big city and pay triple the prices for this kind of experience.

1  Thank Thomas M
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3 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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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
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Traditional/Contemporary Italian Cuisine, affordable entrees, great service, and the atmosphere is sure to please.
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