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Fusaro's

17 Old South Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554-6065
508-228-4100
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Ranked #58 of 116 Restaurants in Nantucket
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Aug 26, 2014
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English first
Cape Cod, MA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

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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new york
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

My family and I went here tonight for dinner. After reading some other trip advisor reviews we decided to go here. I called for a reservation and found out that this a is a first come first serve place. The hostess told me they had room for us if we came over. We were seated on the patio outside. They... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This family run restaurant offers a menu based on the owner's grandmother's recipes. They provide family food that sets it apart from the higher end, more "foodie"-focused places on the Island. It has many repeat customers -- definitely give it a try.

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Needham
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70 reviews 70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Dwecent food, very attentive service, not cheap, but compared to everywhere else in town this was a bargain.

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Fort Myers
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We came to this lovely restaurant last summer and made this our first restaurant upon our return this summer. The food is delicious and fairly priced. Although last summer's favorite dish of Lobster Ravioli is not on the menu, we enjoyed the lasagne, spaghetti and meatballs, chicken marsala and chicken parmigiana. The owners are friendly and welcoming to this great... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My wife is from ACK so everytime we go there to visit her family we always have a mission to have the whole family go one night for dinner there. Coming from Upstate NY and being Italian I know my food. Fusaro's is equal to all the best up here. Try the rigatoni with sausage and chicken.

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Brooklyn
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

I suffer from Celiac disease and therefore was glad to see there is an Italian option on Nantucket. Today we got take out from fusaros and specifically asked for the gluten free pasta. One comfort is that fusaros uses schar gluten free penne which is smooth and not ribbed and therefore can be easily distinguished from the gluten containing penne.... More

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TomF4100, Owner at Fusaro's, responded to this review

As the owner of Fusaro’s, as well as the person you spoke to when you returned with the pasta dish you refer to, I’d like to apologize for all of the confusion you describe with your meal. As it turns out, on the night that you called in we had run out of the Schar Brand Gluten Free Penne pasta... More

Coventry
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The food was great and the service was good. We had a new waitress who was training and she did a great job. The food came out quickly and everything was fresh and delicous

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We went to Fusaro's for the first time on our recent visit to Nantucket and will definitely go back again. Everyone there was incredibly friendly. I had the chicken Marsala which was decent. The sauce was a bit creamier than I expected at first but it definitely had the Marsala taste. My husband had the beef short ribs which he... More

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