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Grappa Italian Nouveau

30 Celebration Dr, Rochester, NY 14620-2664
+1 585-445-5770
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bolognese” (9 reviews)
“calamari” (12 reviews)
“bread” (15 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Hours
Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Celebration Dr, Rochester, NY 14620-2664
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Reviewed April 21, 2017

Overlooking a parking lot of 'college town' near U Rochester and located near reception at a Hilton Hotel. We had Vegetable Lasagna, Bolognese, Filet Mignon, Fish of the day and a Margareta Pizza. Nothing spectacular. Lasagna had crisp noodles as though it was sitting out...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank sailrobins
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Mediocre is the best way to describe Grappa. I was shocked to see it rated so high among Rochester area restaurants. The sautéed calamari, eggplant rollatini and melon with prosciutto were very good. The beet salad average. But most disappointing were the two pasta dishes...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Paul W
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Hubby not usually liking hotel restaurants, we nearly didn't walk in when we learned that Grappa is part of a hotel. But, it was rush hour and we were there. So we decided to try it. Both of us were very glad we did. I'm...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank BritLit
Reviewed April 3, 2017

adequate service in a busy restaurant. very much happy hour place and not somewhere i'd go to have a sit down dinner. they had trouble finding something on the menue that they could adapt to meet my dietary needs. most food was already prepared, rather...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank resistance
Reviewed March 16, 2017

I always like to try something new, and this time I had the Veal Chop. It was amazing. The service was also very prompt, helpful (food allergies) and courteous.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank klly2013
Reviewed March 12, 2017

We finally stopped to this restaurant after work on a Thursday evening. The atmosphere and service were both very good. But unfortunately like the old saying goes, "two out of three ain't bad", the food was a disappointment. We'll start with the so-called "beet" salad....More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank 430scotta
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Breakfast buffet was delicious and not expensive for $10.95. They make to order omelets and eggs. Real cooked oatmeal and pancakes were wonderful. I had a veggie panini for lunch, very good also. Dinner was a hamburger and sweet potato fries, but cooked the way...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Rubywitch1
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Met friends after work at Grappa. Convenient due to location to Strong Hospital where we all work. My first time, good and friendly service. A little on pricey side but it is affiliated with the Hilton Garden Inn so not unexpected. Food was ok... order...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank ErinAOG
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Was staying at the Hilton Garden Inn and this restaurant was onsite. I enjoyed dinner at the bar. The barmaids were doing an extraordinary job of keeping up with the waiters and their guests at the bar. I enjoyed the Orccietto Bolognese. A great sauce....More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank bbbob84
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Our visit was on our first night in town, and we didn't want to stray far simply because we were tired. It has been many years since I was in town, and before we jumped in the next day to family visits my daughter and...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank kwagmeister
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Response from Kstark23 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! I visited with a friend who is not able to eat gluten. They had a nice selection. Even gluten free bread.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Celebration Dr, Rochester, NY 14620-2664
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-445-5770
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