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Attentive service, awesome food.
I like Gravy and I'd go more frequently if they offered more variety in their menu.
I had the spaghetti and meatballs. Their ‘gravy’ is good, but the meatballs were bland and not as tender as I would have liked. They obviously don’t cook them in their gravy. The risotto balls are good. Love the cheesiness. The calamari was incredibly tender, but was a little too salty. The service was great.
Noisy table behind and the service was ok. Lovely food.
It just wasn’t acknowledged that it was a special occasion and the staff seemed unhappy
Fine. Enjoyable. Not exceptional
Wonderful food and great service! Would definitely come again.
Thank you for your review!!
I wish I knew for sure, I think my server was Missy or Jessie, I very nice Italian young lady. Her service was fabulous. I had company from out of town, and she helped to make our dinner great
That is Missy- we are glad you loved her as much as we do! Thank you so very much for taking the time to leave us a review!
Terrific meal, service and environment.
First time we had cold food. It was surprising, since it wasn’t that busy when we got there at 6:00pm and even we’re able to get a regular table due to the kind hostess! Apparently, you all were real busy in the afternoon after the parade. Our server was awesome and took both plates (eggplant parm) back to exchange for 2 hot entrees, but my husband waited for us and in the meantime his meal cooled off. Staff was very kind though and “comped” my girlfriend and I a dessert which we appreciated. We will be back!
Thank you, Sandy for leaving us a review! We are happy to hear that we were able to correct our mistake and make your experience with us a positive one!
It’s just about ok. Nothing special. The duck was pretty bland. Not enough seasoning. Just chunks of carrot and parsnip with braised duck in a bit of tomato sauce. The salmon on the other hand was pretty good. I’d order it again if I ever come back here. Service was just about ok - a bit too cold and to the point.
This was our first visit to Gravy which came highly recommended from friends. The service and food was amazing. Our server was attentive and provided great recommendations. The manager, Gracie, even came to our table to welcome us. Very welcoming.
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, Michele! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us!
Super good food! Loved that they would split our dishes in half for us in the kitchen. The tables were small and we ordered a ton of food, but our server timed our courses perfectly and the dishes never backed up.
We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us, Narron! Thank you for leaving us a review!!
Always excellent. Jesse did a great job! We’ll see you again soon!
Thank you so much!
Awesome night! One of my favorite spots in Raleigh and didn’t disappoint. Quick, friendly service, great food, great environment:
I had a great experience at Gravy! The service was phenomenal and the food was great. I recommend the gnocchi with fried chicken.
Super delicious and authentic! My coworkers and I had a fabulous experience at Gravy. The food was very flavorful, fresh and came out pretty quickly! I thought it would be good, but this place turned out to be EXCELLENT! I'd definitely go back. I had the Gnocchi dish and added grilled chicken (it was super Fresh), my coworks has the Bolognese, Lasagna and chicken parm. All were phenomenal dishes. And you can't go wrong with the Risotto balls!
Thank you Jaci for leaving us a review!! We are happy to hear we went above your expectations!
Absolutely amazing food!
Delicious food, great waitress. Pleasant restaurant to have dinner.
I have already recommended Gravy to many friends...best ravioli I have ever had, I was so sad when it was gone :)
Thanks Nikki!! We so appreciate you! Our new Butternut Ravioli is one of our favorites too!
Two meals came out barely warm. We told the waitress. She sent them back but they came back out no warmer. The cheese on top didn’t even melt. It was very disappointing
Our first time here. It was great. Service was friendly and attentive. Our meals were very good as were desserts!
We like Gravy and will definitely go back, but next time we will tell the server to slow down. From the minute we got there it was bang, bang, bang. Our dinners came out before we were done with the appetizer. I'm really not sure why everything happened so fast, and its on me because I never slowed it down. But we were really given the bums rush. Another thing, when we checked in the manager noticed that I had said it was our anniversary (special occasion button). But that was the end of it, I thought they might offer a desert or even tell the server it was our anniversary but nothing.
We had a party of 5 and were seated in the middle of the restaurant. At first, I was worried about the noise level, but believe it or not, from one end of the table to the other, we were able to hear—so that made our birthday celebration more enjoyable. We loved our cocktails, each entree’ delicious, and desserts very very tasty. Everyone said how much they enjoyed the food and experience and would return. The only improvement is that our waitress, when clearing the plates, should have wiped off the areas where food was spilled on the table. We waited to see if she would “catch” that, but never did so before desserts, we had to ask her to please clean the table. Other than that, it was a great experience.
Hi Janice, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! Thank you for giving us the insight of your experience with us, we love all opportunities to improve!
Should promote brunch menu more
My friends visiting from New York took me for my Birthday. The food, service and our server was outstanding.
Thank you Barbara!! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us!!
Food portions were small and if you order an entre its just that entre nothing more nothing less no vegetables etc. Lightning makes reading the entirely too small print on the menu difficult I noticed many patrons struggling to see the menu. Otherwise the food is good, waiters and waitresses are very helpful (we should all be tipping more) I doubt the average person knows how little the servers are actually paid however if you get less than desirable service tip the servers generously anyway you never know what's going on. Parking is not an issue there's plenty of space in the parking garage less than 100 feet away. I did not have any drinks from the bar so I have no comment for that area. I would recommend the restaurant to others as I'm sure they would enjoy it.
Thanks Maltise for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so appreciative of our guests that want to help us grow from leaving reviews! We are happy to hear that you did overall have a good experience with us! We hope to see you again soon!
Delicious! Accommodating! Thank you!
Thank you so much for the 5 star review!! We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us!!
One of the best Italian places I've been to stateside. The sauce for the Gnocchi was exquisite. My husband had the salmon salad and he said it was the best he's ever had. Kiddo had the duck ragout and loved all of the flavors in it. The wine list is fantastic, too. Reservations are recommended.
Based on other folks’ recommendation, I was very excited about going to Gravy. I was let down by the experience and perhaps I came in with too high of expectations. The biggest disappointment was that the Gravy part of Gravy was not knock-your-socks off. I was expecting to have a flavor party in your mouth kind of experience with the sauce, and I came away feeling like the sauce was just fine; nothing special. Unfortunately, I left feeling like I would have gotten more flavor and a better experience at a chain, which is so disappointing to me.
The service was excellent and the special drink (blueberry mojito) was excellent as well. The food overall was more than acceptable and I felt it was priced appropriately. I just wish the flavors (particularly the GRAVY) were as phenomenal as I had built them up to be, based both on other previous guests as well as from reading the website. I wish I could have been wowed and had a new place to add in to rotation.
The entire experience was great except for the noise level from one table of high school graduation kids.
Thanks Chris for your feedback! We know we can get crowed from time to time, however, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience here with us! We appreciate you!
Out with friends to a play, went to Gravy for dinner.
All had excellent meals, authentic and well prepared.
Served quickly, great hospitality from hostess and servers.
Thank you Robert!! We are so happy to hear that you had a great time with us!
This place is awesome! Amazing food and service perfect for a birthday dinner with a small or large party.
Hey Mariah! Thank you so very much for taking the time to leave us a review! We look forward to having you back in the future!
Never disappoints. It’s my go to dinner spot when I’m in the area.
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, Rodney!! We love to hear that we are a local favorite for you!
Our meal was just ok. The positives were staff and meal was hot, but the sauce had so much cream that it overwhelmed the pasta for both my meal and my wifes entree.
The server was excellent.
Thank you so much for the feedback! We are happy to hear our servers made a lasting impression on your experience with us!
The food and service were amazing!
Absolutely loved here coming here for the first time! If first impressions are important, Gravy did very, very well on theirs! Our server was wonderful - attentive, kind, & overall just great! We had multiple employees greet us & wave us goodbye after we closed out the place! The atmosphere is lovely and the food was so good - I had the lasagna & limoncello cheesecake! I also had the cider mule & a glass of limoncello! I can’t wait to come back to Gravy, soon!
The garlic knots were perfect, the salad was very tasty and unique, I had chicken marsala that was cooked correctly but was breaded, my wife had gnocchi that was a bit heavy, she could not finish her plate. We had the tiramisu for dessert that was very tasty. The service was a bit too fast. We were in the middle of our appetizer when our salad arrived. We were in the middle of our salad when our meal arrived. I had no sooner put down my fork than the server was taking my plate. And we were in the middle of our dessert when our check arrived. I would rather have prompt service than a general lack of service, but somewhere in-between would have been nice.
They were out of stock for some key items that was ordered : No Brie for the Brie salad, no coffee, they had espresso but no "hot" to go cups for after the meal.
But the Tomato Basil bisque was Amazing!
Food was awesome and service was wonderful. It was our first time and Mark was very helpful and took care of us. We decided we would be back before we even left. You have to try the calamari and the lamb shank. The food is worth a visit.