Had an amazing lamb dish with
Had an amazing lamb dish with some great champagne. Can't wait to go back.
1/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
enjoyable meal, pleasant people
had a gift cert via sky auction....
table of 6 of us were treated well!
especially enjoyed app of artisanal cheeses, grilled calimari special.
one entree order was messed up...maybe lost... but we all shared what we had and were fine. manager offered us discount on future visit. staff very attentive and kind.
3/23/2013 5:00:00 PM
Great Food and Service
We were in the area and this was convenient for us. The service was very attentive. After a few specials Charles our waiter presented to us, we decided on the Braised Lamb Ras al Hanout (Ras al Hanout is a mix of up to 50 spices and herbs used originally in Morrocco) which was nicely condimented cooked and tender. I had a glass of Montepulciano d'Abruzzo which paired wonderfully with the entree. for dessert we shared a dark chocolate mousse with almonds which was mouth watering. Capuccino coffee put the nice ending of our visit to this nice restaurant.
4/17/2013 4:00:00 PM
Friendly staff Very good
Very good food
Welcoming place - we were not rushed and enjoyed the evening
4/26/2013 4:00:00 PM
Nice and cozy with great staff!
Every time I have dinner in NYC, I always try to go somewhere new. Grata was next up on the list. I had the Sage Pappardelle and it was AMAZING! Waiter was also very welcoming and knowledgeable about the menu. Very pleased with my choice!
5/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
Interesting menu and the preparatio
Interesting menu and the preparation of the food was very good. Restaurant suffers from same problem most restaurants now have, too much salt in food. Had a pasta dish (bean sauce) that I never had before and it was delicious! Would return to restaurant in future.
6/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
Sutton area gem
Grata is a wonderful neighborhood restaurant. Excellent mediterranean style food, with calamari and papardelle specials. Priced well. Congenial and pleasant atmosphere. Saturday night features musical trio.
6/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
I took a old friend to dinner
I took a old friend to dinner and was pleased with my find great setting to relax and have a great meal and chat.
7/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Delicious Italian restaurant
If you're in Sutton Place I recommend going to Grata. I've have gone twice and wasn't disappointed. Very nice ambience and delicious food.
7/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food..service not so great
I have been going to Grata since it has opened. The food has always been very good. However, I have never had the same waiter/waitress since I have been going there. Every time I have been to the restaurant it has been nothing but new faces that wait on you and none of them are as good as the food. Grata seems to have a lot of turnover in staff and they seem to be inexperienced. Servers can make or break the meal experience and in this case they typically break it. Basically, that is my only criticism of Grata. I hope that they can correct this soon.
7/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food and great live music
Great food and service! Love their Lamb and steak but most of all the dessert was amazing!
8/13/2013 5:00:00 PM
Great for Groups
while the service can leave a little to be desired the Food is always a hit
I've been here with groups of 10-15 and all the people enJOY the food here
just stay on top of the wait staff to get the service you deserve
8/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Very quiet First Avenue restaurant
Grata seems to be making an effort to attract a lunch crowd, which can be difficult on 58th/1st. But they're making up for that with a solid menu, great service and good value. Well worth a try. I intend to return
9/4/2013 5:00:00 PM
Consistency brings us back
Food is always great, service is excellent, never a complaint.
9/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
I dined here for dinner with a friend. The space is fairly large but feels much cozier and more intimate due to the brick and wood Decore and soft, romantic lighting, as well as the ample spacing between the tables. Our server was knowledgeable and accommodating. . The food was excellent. I had the artichoke salad appetizer and my friend had soup. My entrée, the bronzino, was grilled simply with lemon and herbs-delicious. My friend had two appetizers as her entrée: agoat cheese salad that was very well prepared, as was the other, a classic fried calamari. We shared the chocolate mousse cake for dessert, which was very good, though about the same as one generally gets at New York restaurants. Overall, a very satisfying dinner experience.
9/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
Have been here a number of
Have been here a number of times and always a pleasure to return. Had a table that opened onto 1st Avenue which made for a scenic and interesting panorama of this side of NYC...
9/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
A good meal
My husband, daughter and I enjoyed our dinners. The favorite was the butternut squash ravioli, although the larger portion was rather small. The fish dishes we had were well-prepared and tasty, as were the accompanying vegetables. Service was good, but our water glasses were never refilled.
9/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Has not disappointed.
Went to Grata for the 3rd time in 6 months. The first two times was with my wife and 3 kids. 12, 11 and 6. This time just with my wife. Both times were exceptional. Great food and the best service. They are happy to serve you and treat with as if you are the only table there. Top notch spot. Would highly recommend.
9/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Look forward to my return..
As always, the dishes were tasty and beautifully prepared and the service was excellent. Keep up the good work!
9/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
Enjoyable NYC Dining!
The owner, head manager, hostess and all supportive staff were nothing but
professional, and a pleasure to have selected for our dining experience. The menu and wine list were equally satisfying and leaves myself and my wife to offer nothing but inviting recommendations to anyone looking for fine Italian fare while in New York City.
9/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
Have been to NY from PA about 2x a month since July. After a wonderful play we love nothing better than a superb dinner. The last 5 have been at Grata. We love being spoiled! Delectable cuisine, impeccable service, warm ambiance & decor, Grata has infinitely spoiled us! Favorites-Fritto Misto-Spaghetti Bolognese-Rigatoni Buttera, Grata Cheesecake & my fave Creme Brulee done RIGHT- sugared & flamed right before serving! Vittorio, the Maitre d' and the attentive waitstaff always welcome us when we arrive. They know their entrees & specials completely. Trust them. NYC rush hour traffic is not my fave way to spend an evening but if we must get through that to get to the treasures of Grata, we will continue to do so! It's sooo worth it! Ciao
10/9/2013 12:00:00 AM
After A Show It's Where We Go
I was never a fan of NYC until I started taking the Mega Bus with my friend to see Broadway shows. Now I'm hooked. One of the reasons is because of this restaurant. We head there after each show . They give great food and excellent service . Real Italian food cooked to perfection. I 'm not a veggie eater but when they bring vegetables to the table I'm eating them. Pasta cooked just the way I like it .Sauce thick and seasoned just right. Bread that is light and soft surrounded by a chewy crust. decent portions and a great selections of wines both red and white.But the service is what keeps me coming back. Did I also mention they have a decent dessert list? I have tried almost all of them.
10/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
This is my first time, I have not visited this restaurant before.
I Really Like this restaurant. Their food is outstanding. Service is also good.
10/22/2013 5:00:00 PM
I had a business lunch at Grata on 24 October that was just super. It started with the freshest hot-out-of-the-oven baked bread and butter. Then, my guest had the octopus appetizer and a salad. I had the burrata appetizer and some delicious homemade pumpkin ravioli. It ended up being a wonderfully leisurely lunch with perfect service. Do go!
10/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food classy ambience and jazz
It's great to find a restaurant that has good food and lovely décor in a place where you can actually hear your dinner companions. The extra plus is that they have great jazz (and you can still hear what your date is saying). It's not easy to find a restaurant that has live music. We highly recommend Grata.
10/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good times, good food
Always a treat when I visit NYC......FANTASTIC!!!!
10/25/2013 5:00:00 PM
The food is consistently great no matter what evening of the week or weekend you dine. Cheers to the chef.
10/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
I went to Grata Restaurant
I went to Grata Restaurant on a Tuesday and so the atmosphere and ambience was tremendous. They had live music and the spacing of the tables allows for a quiet setting. Unfortunately, the food did not live up to the ambience. The Salmon with Kale was rather bland, although the portion was quite generous, the squash ravioli was so-so, and the service was rather inept. Although I saw great potential in the restaurant, given the price and the quality of the food, I probably wouldn't go back.
10/29/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good Solid Spot in the neighborhood
recommend... the food was good - the whole fish was cooked perfectly. and - they make a great Gin Gimlet!! great service.
11/6/2013 4:00:00 PM
Excellent, a jewel for lunch
This fairly new neighborhood restaurant is a perfect oasis for a quiet lunch. The setting is neat and spaceous, the food is quite good, the meny varied, the service attantive and most polite. The only thing that they should work on is their pricing for lunch. Unfotunately, as nice as the place is, there are too many restaurants in the area that serve equally good food for a lot less.
For this place to get the attention and clientele it deserves, they have to be competitive with their pricing, their prices, specially for lunch, are far too high to be competitive.
I wish them all the best, the place is a very nice addition to the area, if the prices were not so high, I would go there more often for lunch, and would love it!
11/18/2013 4:00:00 PM
Wow cuisine + Sol Yaged's music!
Food incredibly fresh, beautifully prepared to requests, fantastic grilled octopus ...my favorite in the neighborhood. Each and every dietary requirement was met with grace by the wonderful wait staff and we were allowed to try various wines before deciding which met with our palates.
11/20/2013 4:00:00 PM
Grata's food and service is well above norm. An outstanding neighborhood restaurant.
11/22/2013 4:00:00 PM
We went for an early Sunday
We went for an early Sunday dinner (5 o'clock), so it was a quiet time, and I can't speak for the noise at true lunch, dinner, or later evening. Our food was delicious, the service excellent, and the ambiance absolutely lovely. I'll be happy to return and to recommend this to others.
11/23/2013 4:00:00 PM