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17 Old South Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554-6065
508-228-4100
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
the best new restaurant on the island

Well, not that new - it's been here for a couple of years now, I think. It is a wonderful place to have dinner if you want really good Italian food. Not gloppy americanized Italian, and not foo foo fancy tiny portion Italian. It's just right! Great menu, great service, nice atmosphere. There are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2014
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Cape Cod
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Well, not that new - it's been here for a couple of years now, I think. It is a wonderful place to have dinner if you want really good Italian food. Not gloppy americanized Italian, and not foo foo fancy tiny portion Italian. It's just right! Great menu, great service, nice atmosphere. There are enough quiet tables separated from each... More 

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Livingston, NJ
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153 reviews 153 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We visited Fusaro's on the recommendation of a woman we met on the ferry to Nantucket. What a great recommendation it was. We actually went to Fusaro's twice in our 5 day visit to Nantucket. the food is outstanding and unique. The service is excellent. The atmosphere is very pleasant and there's a good bar scene going on as well.... More 

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Totowa, New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Very good menu. Lively atmosphere make dining here a lot of fun. Real family style place with no pretense at all. Real Italian menu and very reasonable prices. Nice people too

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Essex, Connecticut
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I are on Nantucket for three months, so the first question we asked the first neighbor we met was, "Where's the good food?" He suggested Fusaro's right away, making himself a friend for life. We're past the high season, so there was a table available without a reservation. We ordered the (sort of) house red by the... More 

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Norwell, Massachusetts
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112 reviews 112 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We visited during "shoulder season" and still found this popular restaurant packed. We were told the wait would only be 10 minutes and they were right on time. The drinks were served promptly and they were very generous. The food was excellent and was served quickly. The prices also were a pleasant surprise considering what might have been expected "on... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My wife, daughter and I ate at Fusaro's this past Friday night and absolutely loved it. I grew up in an Italian family and was born and raised in the New Haven, CT area where we have some of the best pizza in the country. I was very pleasantly surprised at how good Fusaro's pizza was. We ordered a pizza... More 

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Berea, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great Meal on a very nice outside patio. Primo pasta and sauce. Best calamari appetizer I ever had. Get there early.

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Yorktown Heights, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

We loved this place! Food was amazing, our server was attentive, the food was timed well and portions were perfect and well priced. The owners even stopped by to ask how our meal was (nice touch). We ordered out pizza on another night and it was great as well. And you really have to try the mussels, to die for...

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Cape Cod, MA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Good classic Italian food, but even on a not-so-busy Sunday night our service was poor. Took forever to get drinks and we had to ask several times for certain items. I ordered gluten free pasta and was given gluten free everything eve when I specified I only wanted the gf pasta.

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New Rochelle, NY
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We are a party of 7 - 3 kids, 2 parents, 2 grandparents. We are 4 Vegetarians, 2 omnivores, and 1 kosher-style lifestyles. We were thrilled to find a restaurant on ACK that did not break the bank without sacrificing quality of food, service, and overall dining experience. This family owned restaurant truly provided a warm atmosphere, where attention to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 Old South Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554-6065
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: 508-228-4100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?