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About Gratzi - Ann Arbor

Gratzi, a restored historical theater, serves upscale authentic Urban Italian cuisine.The ceiling boasts a Renaissance style mural and balcony seating. click here for special events and promotions information http://www.gratzirestaurant.com
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326 S. Main
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 10:30am - 9:00pm

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(734) 663-5555

Website:
http://www.gratzirestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
Parking available directly behind the restaurant in a paid lot, across the street in a parking structure or street meter parking available.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Gratzi - Ann Arbor Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.3

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (56)
Good for a Date (51)
Good for Anniversaries (46)
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Romantic (42)
Good for Birthdays (38)
Notable Wine List (24)
Business Meals (23)
Authentic (22)
Fit for Foodies (22)
Pre/post Theatre (22)
Creative Cuisine (19)
Quiet Conversation (17)
Worth the Drive (17)
Cozy (15)
Neighborhood Gem (14)
Casual (12)
Bar Seating (11)
Good for Groups (10)
Great for Lunch (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Fun (7)
Great for Brunch (6)
Comfort Food (6)
Healthy (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Happy Hour (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
People Watching (3)
Scenic View (2)
Seasonal (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Organic (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Tapas (1)
Waterfront (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined a day ago

Great place!

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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined 3 days ago

Sara our waitress was very knowledgeable of the menu with excellent recommendations for us. Our dinners were very tasteful but the presentation was questionable only because we had a table along the east (upstairs) wall, table for 2 with little to no lighting. It's pretty sad when you have to pull out your cell phone to use the light to even read the menu let alone to see what's on your plate. A couple of lighted wall sconces might just fix this problem, but for now I would say... Don't take a table (for 2) upstairs. Overall we will return, just making sure we are on the 1st floor. Also, we are very fond of the Restaurant's on main Street establishment's and enjoy all of their eateries/cuisines.

Tags: Romantic, Bar Seating, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined 3 days ago

Our server and the food was top notch!!

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 (Detroit)·Dined 5 days ago

It was okie experience for us at this restaurant, as our table attendant was not that accommodative. Although it is a busy day, few kind gestures by attendants would have made the overall experience great.

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 (Detroit)·Dined 5 days ago

Took quite awhile to get drinks and even subsequent drinks. Food came pretty fast and was decent but nothing to write home about. Mashed potatoes were warm at best. Nick our waiter was friendly.

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 (Detroit)·Dined 5 days ago

Great service. Food was not good at all. I have not been to Gratzi in some time. The menu of course has changed but not for the good.

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 (Detroit)·Dined 5 days ago

Andy the manager and Clifford the server are outstanding. Outstanding sea bass special.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Gluten Free Options, Great for Brunch, Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Authentic, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (Grand Rapids)·Dined 6 days ago

Tuesdays are wine flights, which I highly recommend. The chef prepares appetizers to pair with the different wines. We may have to go back every Tuesday! My husband had the Chilean Sea Bass with Asiago risotto and roasted Brussels sprouts. I had the scallops with fingerling potatoes, radishes, and peas. Both were magnificent. I’ve heard we need to try the calamari, so will have that next time. I’ve also heard it gets very loud in there, but we were there on a Tuesday, and also pretty early in the evening, and the atmosphere was very enjoyable. Our server was fantastic, also.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We went to Gratzi to celebrate a birthday. Even though they stopped the free birthday dessert, their 50% off all food for two people is still a great way to celebrate. Their scallops were outstanding as was the shrimp farfelle. We ordered the tiramisu for dessert and found it dull. We informed our server who never blinked and offered to bring us another piece from their sister restaurant which had more of a bite. What a nice thing to do!

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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 3, 2018

The table was completely in the dark. The bartender took FORVER to pour two glasses of wine before our table was ready. We had to ask for silverware and napkins. We have been here many times and this time it wasn’t the best service and didn’t like sitting in the dark. We would go back the food is good.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Gratzi never fails to deliver. Delicious bread from Zingerman's. Great soups and salads. Delicious pasta. My only criticism ever is the table we were given this past Saturday somewhat jutted into the dining room and did not feel intimate. I will make sure to ask for a booth in the future.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 2, 2018

The service was great, the food was okay. Parts of our meal were very tasty and parts were very bland and flavorless. My wife and I celebrated her birthday (50% off the bill if dining with two people) here and it was a great value for the variety of food we ordered. I was disappointed with the inconsistency in the dishes, but I'd be willing to give it another shot.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 2, 2018

mediocre food
mediocre service
waited even after having a reservation

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 2, 2018

The fish was impeccable. It's flown in from Boston daily and is melt in your mouth. This is an old movie theater that was changed into a restaurant and it's kept its 1930's art deco flair. Lovely spot. Highly recommend

Tags: Organic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 29, 2018

Very romantic, great waitress. Food ok, a little pricey for what you get.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We enjoy the restaurant very much and live some 35/40 miles away, so we decided to make the trip. Everything was fine, but to be fair, one persons lamb chops were very under cooked; they quickly took care of the problem and to their credit replaced the meal at no charge with another dish. The problem was it took some time and the other couple food couldn't wait thus we all ate somewhat separate. We all did notice that the food also seemed to lack "flavor" which is a major reason besides the high quality we drove out there. Maybe an off night, hopefully not a sign of things to come.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Business Meals, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for a Date, Casual, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Every dish was nicely prepared and delicious. The menu had many inviting options. Excellent and knowledgeable service.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Birthday celebration

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Sadly the food, drink and presentation truly was not very good. The service however was fantastic and attentive. The food was bland and poorly put together

Tags: Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Overall the experience was pretty great! I ordered the Milanese and unfortunately the breading wasn’t really holding together on one side, however it was seasoned pretty nicely (could’ve used a little more) and the arugula salad on top with the lemon vinaigrette was very refreshing and balanced out the meal quite nicely.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 26, 2018

I had the salmon with gnocchi and spinach in a cream sauce. The salmon was nicely cooked, but the spinach was stringy and the gnocchi was overcooked. Because the gnocchi was overcooked and placed underneath the salmon, much of it had compressed into a large clump.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 19, 2018

The food and ambience were very good. We'll return.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Fun
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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Awesome Italian food, lively atmosphere, great service- a delightful evening! We will come here again. Thank you, Gratzi!

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Authentic, Fun, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 19, 2018

We went with another couple during Ann Arbor Restaurant week. It had been awhile since we had been to Gratzi's. Although we had a 7:30 reservation, we did have to wait for about 20 minutes to be seated--the place was hopping! All 4 of us ordered from the special restaurant week dinner menu. The food was excellent! The calamari appetizer was perfectly prepared. Our server, Nicholas, provided excellent service as well. He would converse with my husband in Italian. The only negative is the noisy setting. Luckily we were seated upstairs which was a bit quieter than the downstairs.
We will definitely return again; hopefully at a quieter time.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Came during Restaurant Week and got seated upstairs which was very fun — you had a nice view of the paintings studding the walls and the street outside with its winter lights. Since we ordered off the Restaurant Week menu, we each got an appetizer, an entree, and dessert. The entrees were tasty and visually appealing. Had it not been for the crispy bread and olive oil that arrived prior to the appetizer, though, my 6 foot tall, high metabolizer of a boyfriend would have left unsatisfied. We also tried the recommended wines, which neither us of do regularly since it’s cheaper to enjoy wine at home. No regrets though!

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Overall feel:
I have lived in Ann Arbor for about 3.5 years and I have been to many restaurants and Gratzi, time and time again, has proven to be my favorite restaurant. The ambiance makes it feel like a special night every night I go there with just the right music in the background. Also, it is a beautiful restaurant with many options that won't break the bank.

Food:
Lobster spaghetti is my splurge, but they have so many delicious options. Their pasta dishes have never failed, but I am such a sucker for their crispy ravioli appetizer. Their salmon and gnocchi is to die for, and the sauce on the lobster ravioli and impeccable. Even the simple spaghetti and meatball (it is one giant, stuffed meatball) is also so delicious. Furthermore, their cheeses and wine selection hit the spot if you are looking for a fun date night. The service varies just based on how busy they are, but my servers have always been so polite and prompt.

Overall:
If you are in Ann Arbor and looking for a nice Italian restaurant to visit, I strongly recommend Gratzi. It is without a doubt that you will find something on the menu that will please your taste buds.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Food was great and our waiter Peter was amazing, it was packed but he was still extremely attentive regarding every aspect. Service was phenomenal.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Hadn’t been for awhile and decided to take advantage of restaurant week. Didn’t disappoint and great food and presentation for restaurant week. Well done.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Chicken Milanese tasted like it wasn't seasoned. My friend's Bloody Mary looked like it didn't have any tomato juice in it. Service was slow. Salmon was good but gnocchi was cold. Calamari was yummy.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Extremely slow service. Waiter was not attentive. Food was adequate. I am planning to email the restaurant manager with all of the details.

Tags: Fun
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Great Restaurant everything was perfect. Cannot wait to go again.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Visited Gratzi for Ann Arbor Restaurant Week. No complaints here! The food was great - the options for the restaurant week menu were awesome too! I had the calamari flash fried app and the salmon with gnocchi for my entree. Both were done perfectly. The warm bread for the table was also a nice touch. Great dinner and quality service!

Tags: Fun, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We took advantage of the Ann Arbor Restaurant week menu. Service, food & value were outstanding.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We came last week for the first time and came back today to try Brunch. It was fantastic! The best brunch in Ann Arbor!

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 (Richmond)·Dined on January 8, 2018

We love to go to Gratzi when we visit Ann Arbor. In the summer outside seating is great!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Casual, Bar Seating, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Had a wonderful meal. The server was the best! Extremely personable & helpful

Tags: Healthy, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Loved our service and experience at Gratzi! Our waiter went above and beyond to ensure we had an excellent dining experience. The restaurant had a romantic ambiance, and the noise level allowed for great conversation. Highly recommend!

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 6, 2018

This was the first time we visited Gratzis. The restaurant was a little crowded as they try to maximize the number of tables. Expect to bump into people at the neighboring table. The restaurant is very open so it can get a bit noisy with all of the conversations. The dinner was nice but maybe a bit expensive. We had the Salmon and the Mediterranean Sea Bass, both were prepared perfectly. I would recommend this restaurant as one of the nicer in Ann Arbor. Watching the clientele, I would recommend dressing a little nicer for dinner.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Authentic, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on January 6, 2018

I t was a great evening. Our only issue was the lack of lighting - making it difficult to see the menu. But the food was wonderful and the waiter charming.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Casual
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Food was fantastic, but the service is amazing! Peter is a great waiter.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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