Gratzzi Grille
Gratzzi Grille

Gratzzi Grille

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.gratzzigrille.com/
  • Phone: 7276239037
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00AM - 4:00PM.
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday, Sunday: 4:00PM - 10:00PM. Friday - Saturday: 4:00PM - 11:00PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, Italian, Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Tony Mangiafico
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Please contact us for more information.
  • Private Party Facilities: Please contact us for more information.
  • Private Party Contact: Dominic 7276239037

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 2nd Ave South
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: We have parkling on the adjacent streets as well as complimentary parking on the weekends on the first floor of the parking garage directly across the street from our restaurant.
A word from Gratzzi Grille
If you're craving classic Italian food in a classy environment, Gratzzi Italian Grille is the place to eat. Choose from your favorite sultry pasta, meat dishes, including chicken, seafood and veal among others. Gratzzi's menu offers an array of feasts to satisfy your Italian cravings, which also includes classic insalatas and paninis for lunch and dinner.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Gratzzi Grille reviews from OpenTable diners
68 reviews since April 29, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.6
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (41)fit for foodies (36)special occasion (33)vibrant bar scene (24)romantic (22)good for groups (21)notable wine list (19)great for lunch (16)hot spot (15)late-night find (14)kid-friendly (11)great for outdoor dining (10)great for brunch (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Hurray for Gratzzi's
    goodeatsVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Great meal great service - This is my favorite restaurant.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Manhattan NY Diner in St Pete FL
    NYCDINERVIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Flew in from NYC for business. This restaurant was rated well and I was not disappointed. Great service, good food and reasonable prices..what more can I say!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Uh oh......
    ScottVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Grattzi fans in a big way. last visit may signal a serious decline in oversight and execution. Seated near our reservation time. Nothing for 20 mins. Wife followed with host. Rude, glib and condescending response. Wait for your waiter! I followed with host explaining decorum. Waiter shows. Says pro ball player causing distraction. Who cares? We order a nice bottle. 20 minutes until our glib and disinterested server shows. 25 minutes for food. Specialty salad not delivered. Entrees come. Saved the evening. Food very good. After 20 more minutes I had to go pull waiter from bar to get check. Says he is taking specialty salad off Bill due to delays. Surprised when I point out we didn't get. Offers plonk bottle. Really? We will be back...once.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Exceptional
    crashdad
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    From the minute we walked in we were treated like family. The service was exceptional and at times was as entertaining as a comedy show. The food was amazing. Their homemade mozzarella was as creamy and smooth as silk. The chicken marsala was delicious. But nothing prepared us for the experience of the Bada Bing. So many layers of flavor going on in a dish that is Flambeaued tableside. An amazing meal finished with homemade lemoncello and a wonderful tiramisu. We will definitely be returning to dine here again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday dinner
    Oinkoink1
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    After a Rays game we walked to this restaurant from our hotel. Everything was delicious! A very nice dinner!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always the best
    goodeatsVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Gratzzi never lets me down. Their food is awesome, the service is great and the price is spot on.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Can't get enough
    goodeatsVIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Gratzzi never lets me down. Their food is awesome, the service is great and the price is spot on.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • NOT SO FAST
    Cris
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    I had read a review on open table that talked about the service being so incredibly fast. Too fast for their liking. After reading that review I said to myself no way its that bad. Guess what. ITS THAT BAD! Let's just say for a minute the food is decent and maybe it is, but I certainly didn't get to enjoy it. I came in on a Sunday night at 9pm. Reasonable time for dinner. It's not like I snuck in at quarter to 10 and decided to have a full course meal. We were so rushed. Our server was literally running back and forth. Never offered us bread. Didn't read any specials. She rushed out orders and took our food before we were even done. Unfortunately the quality of the meal wasn't enough to overlook the worst service I've ever experienced.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    On vacation for a class. Googled for a good Italian restaurant to try and this one got good reviews so decided to try. You won't be disappointed. Food was awesome! It's pretty loud so not for a quiet romantic evening but that's ok:)
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time there
    lynnVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We had a party of seven on a saturday early. Place was packed so needed a reservation. Service was perfect and food hot correct and tasty. Lemon cello cake was the best. We will be back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Early Menu is Great
    JackPat
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We came early this time and were rewarded with great food at very good prices. The early bird menu is exceptional. As usual we enjoyed the Italian fare and we will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful ambience
    fsulil
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    I have gone with a group of women several times. The staff is always gracious, doesn't mind separate checks, and treats us royally. I love the white tablecloths and real napkins. That is the sign of a fine restaurant. Don't forget the wonderful food, too. It it not pretentious, but has all the feeling of a fine restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • PaisleyVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    This is a new restaurant we have tried, and now have been 4 or 5 times because the food is great, they have a happy hour, and we thoroughly enjoy it.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Frenetic paced restaurant
    ucfphd
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Gratzzi Grill was way too fast paced for its size and capacity. The staff was running around rushing the patrons thru their meals. Our waiter must have spent a total 4 minutes with us the entire night. He threw the drinks down on the table and ran on. When he brought our soup, he almost splashed it all over my date, but didn't even notice because he droped it and left for another table. Overall, the food was incredible but the atmosphere was much too loud and chaotic. This was on a week day. I'd hate to be there on the weekend. A few days later we went to another Italian restaurant by the Pier. There were twice as many people and half the service staff, but the service was much more friendly and the atmosphere was romantic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Stoney
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We were first-timers. Loved the food, service, and look of the restaurant. The only negative things I would have to say, are the noise level was pretty high (but what can you do?), and it was definitely too warm in the restaurant. I think ceiling fans in the smaller room would remedy that.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    The food continues to be good at the restaurant. I felt a bit rushed to leave because they had a line of people waiting to get in and we had barely finished our meal when it was made clear that we should leave.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Can't get enough
    goodeatsVIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Took my Sister here earlier in the week and the rest of her family showed up later in the week. She raved about how good Gratzzi was so we went back again to cap of their vacation. Didn't have to twist my arm to go twice on one week!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • One of the best places in Tampa Bay
    Luv2dineVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Delicious, beautifully presented food. Warm, welcoming staff. What else could you wish for?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My Favorite
    goodeatsVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Gratzzi's is by far the best downtown STP restaurant. I took my sister here who was visiting from out of town and she wants to go back one more time before she heads home! I highly recommend Gratzzi! Give it a try if you have not had an opportunity to go.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect
    Loulee
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Our meal was perfect except for the noise. A few noise reducers would help. There were times I couldn't hear the person next to me. Great food
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good italian food, noisy bar
    burner926
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Our first trip to St. Petersburg and were craving Italian food, and Gratzzi Grille fit the bill. Good Italian dish-based menu, and my wife had the special -- truffle-stuffed pasta purses with lobster sauce. I had the gnocchi Pugliese and we were both happy with our choices. We were seated at the windows, but near the bar. Although it was a Thursday night, and we realize it's a college town, it was still WAY too noisy and packed to have a quiet dinner where we were seated.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    Food was awesome. Service indifferent. There was an extended wait time for everything. The waiter largely ignored us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great find
    bobbyVIP
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Had a Great Birthday dinner. Food was excellent and service attentive.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Simply Wonderful
    Annie13
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    A truly wonderful restaurant. The food, service and ambiance is excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous!
    dldbnz
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    We went in and had the early bird 3 course meal for only $14...absolutely the best Mahi I have ever had! Looking forward to going back!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Simply Delicious
    TexasGal
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Happened to be staying in the area and needed a nice quiet spot to have a birthday dinner. My friends asked me to find somewhere nice but low key & I certainly hit the jackpot at Gratzzi Grille. Even though we were a few minutes late for our reservation, the hostess was calm which put us at ease & we were seated immediately. Our waiter was very knowledgable of the menu and gave us all great suggestions. We enjoyed every course from chicken soup which was served hot and truly delicious, our main courses, and a lovely dessert which they presented my friend who was celebrating her birthday which was enough for my party of three to share. We dined several other restaurants over the weekend and none could compare.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • reputation deserved
    flwoman
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Ask any Tampa Bay local where's a good place to eat 3 out 4 will tell you Gratzzi. After our first visit I know why. It's good. Really good. The food, the service, the atmosphere all good good good. If you're in downtown St. Pete and looking for upscale dining do not miss this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not Great!
    Giffo
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    Sat in a booth with two other diners. Very noisy dining room for a business dinner, will select another restaurant next time. Food was good but not great. Oyster special appetizer was great. Main course was average. Not sure what the signature dish is but it was not what we ate. Server, Alexis, is awesome. If I go back I'll ask to be seated in her section. She is a great ambassador for Gratzzi Grill. We had chicken parm and sackatini(sp), again it was good but not great. Unfortunately Gratzzi is not my first choice when picking Itilian restaurants.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great meal before the ball game
    JohnawcVIP
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    We are normally late diners, but we had tickets to the Rays game and we decided to eat before the game. THe fix price menu ($14) was more than enough food and it was still up to the quality of Gratzzi's. This is a great option for an early dinner that we will take advantage of again.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best in DTSP
    goodeatsVIP
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    My go to place for a great meal with awesome service.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Listen to the waiter
    JohnawcVIP
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    This is our fourth trip to Gazzie. We have broken the code. Scan the menu for ideas and highlights, but listen to the waiter when he tells you the specials. We have found that the specials are so good that any plan with the menu is wasted. The specials are outstanding and large. Beware, if you order a special it is unlikely that you will want an appetizer.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • treated us well
    luv2dine
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    We were seated right on time 5:30. When we realized that the" early bird" menu required that we all be seated by 5:30, our server was able to get us the selections from that menu! Tips probably had a real positive influence on our z attitude. The food was great, Italian, but an unusual spin on the traditional fare offerings. We will dine there again, with a5 o'clock. Reservation.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As Usual!
    JackPat
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    We're back again to enjoy some great Italian epicurean delights. The food was great as usual
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best in DTSP
    goodeatsVIP
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Gratzzi's never fails to amaze me food service and pricing they have it all
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bada Bing!!
    Kokanna123
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    We loved the Bada Bing!! My kids want to go over and over!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Gratzzi!
    Edward
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    We went to Gratzzi [again] but this time to celebrate our daughter's birthday. What a wonderful restaurant with excellent service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Eyetalian
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Have eaten here a few times. It is crowded and noisy but the food is outstanding and the service is very good. The owner, Dominic, has his eyes everywhere and makes sure that his wait staff is on their toes. He makes his own limoncello, which is delicious. We had 2 complimentary glasses sent over for us to enjoy.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Favorite not on Beach Dr
    BluesmanVIP
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    Everything is perfection here. Great service, wonderfully fresh ingredients in creative recipes. Don't miss this one when you're in St. Petersburg. This was our 2nd trip to area and 2nd time at restaurant and nota disappointed either time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Best
    goodeatsVIP
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    As always everything was top notch. Can't say enough about Gratzzi's they are the most consistent across the board on Quality of Food and Excellent Service.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Place to go
    goodeatsVIP
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Gratzzi's always serves it up top notch. They never miss a beat from the time you enter the door until the time you leave. They are on top of it - top quality food, top service and great price point.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate