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“Will be back!”

Grappa Ristorante & Bar
Ranked #7 of 154 Restaurants in Leichhardt
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

My husband & I came here for a girlfriends 50th birthday. Wow! The food was so fresh, tasty & huge helpings. We had a set menu with an array of different pizza, bruschetta, pastas, salads & potato’s. Shot of limoncello was a little bonus! Staff were very friendly & always willing to accommodate with a smile. Cant wait to come back with the family. Thanks guys!

Thank moochharvey
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Generally a nice restaurant. Moderately upmarket, and the food quality matches the prices.
We were all happy with the service and the food.... we had a variety of dishes from clams to well-done red meat. The apple sfogliata desert was a little dry, but still quite nice.
The single large drawback was the high level of noise. This was so bad as to make conversation with friends very difficult....... Conversation is a major reason behind outings with friends.
Noise in restaurants has prompted me to download a noise meter app to my smart phone. This registered noise levels of over 93 decibels on many occasions, and over 97 decibels several times. These are the worst I have seen (heard). These levels not only made our meal much less pleasant, but are approaching those dangerous to health in terms of permanent hearing damage.
There are several methods of noise reduction in restaurants..... partitions, curtains, table separation, zones, carpets and more. Grappa appears to have employed NONE of these.
For the sake of the restaurant’s customers having a more pleasant meal, and for the health of customers and staff (who have my sympathy, as the staff are exposed to the noise much more frequently than customers and therefore have an even higher risk of industrial deafness), Grappa must do something about the noise, and it’s reduction.

4  Thank paulaH1306HO
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We come here twice a year and have done so for at least ten years. We have never had a disappointing meal. Food is amazing. The service is outstanding. Generous wine by the glass. Bread and limoncello on the house. Zero to complain about. There is just nothing we dislike about the place. It’s excellent.

Go go go!

Thank AeroDDD
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

A large busy restaurant with staff that are genuinely pleased that you visit and with food that matches the welcome. On this visit the standout dish was the chargrilled local baby calamari and octopus so sweet and tender cooked to perfection. Teamed with the tuna carpaccio and a beautiful salad of tomato, anchovies and buratta and you know you are in good hands. Then pasta with squid ink, calamari and prawns or fish of the day and the night only gets better. Desserts are to die for along with limoncello and you are in heaven. Mine hosts Virginie and Charlie always make sure that their guests are made feel special. No wonder this restaurant has been so popular for so many years and they have so many regulars.

Thank michaelciel
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a place where families can gather and be well looked after. We arrived at 6.45pm on a Saturday evening. We had a quiet(er) table up the back area. Lovely to see so many families celebrating events - lots of happy noise and a great atmosphere. The waiters are efficient and the food was lovely. Everyone enjoyed their meals. The only comment I would make would be go a little easy with the balsamic - too much on the figs (which were still divine!) My ravioli arrived and there was balsamic poured underneath - not sure why? We would come back - with family.

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Thank Jackief1962
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