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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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Hours:
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 32
    Excellent
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    Very good
  • 7
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food. Reasonable Prices.

The place is lively and filled with real people. The menu is good with a nice variety. The lasagna is excellent. Nice helping of it knocked me out on top of appetizers. If you want a snooty atmosphere, go elsewhere. If you want a nice meal in a family atmosphere at reasonable prices go to Fusaros.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
Vincent D
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Totowa, New Jersey
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The Villages, Florida
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

there are so many restuarants on Nantucket and one night we just wanted pizza and we had seen the ad in the local tourist paper and decided to get out of the hustle and bustle of town and wnt to Fusaro's. We only ordered pizza and a salad to share . The pizza was good but had too many hot... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Fusaro's is the best balance of great food,service, and atmosphere on the island. I recommend it for a romantic dinner for two as well as for dinner with the kids! A love of good food and a deep respect for family and tradition is the main ingredient.

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Burlington, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Visited Nantucket for a long weekend with family and I was so enchanted with my dinner that I came back the following night! On the mainland, Nantucket has a bit of a reputation as being posh, upper-crust, and inaccessible. I'm sure there are restaurants on the island that exude that sort of exclusive attitude, but Fusaro's is not one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

We just returned from our first visit to Nantucket and Fusaro's. We found the food and service to be excellent! My husband had the mussels and thoroughly enjoyed them. My son said that the calamari is the best he's ever had (and he's had a lot!). I enjoyed my dinner so much that I ordered the same dinner the following... More 

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East Barre, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

First time traveling to Nantucket, and first time to Fusaro's! It was so incredible we went back for our second night on the island! There were 10 in our group, and everyone from the host (The owner!) to our waiter were incredibly accommodating, attentive and positively fun! When we returned for the second night our waiter remembered our drink favorites... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

delicious authentic italian meal!! to start - we had the small plain pizza, followed by salads (included in the meal), and then i had the shrimp scampi and my husband had the lobster fra diavlo. both main courses were great!!! will definitely be back the next time we're in nantucket. also - kid friendly!

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Totowa, New Jersey
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The place is lively and filled with real people. The menu is good with a nice variety. The lasagna is excellent. Nice helping of it knocked me out on top of appetizers. If you want a snooty atmosphere, go elsewhere. If you want a nice meal in a family atmosphere at reasonable prices go to Fusaros.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Worst Italian for ever, as a matter of fact worst restaurant I have visited in years. I didn't want to write this as there are so many negative reviews already on here by others and I didn't want to pile on, however, I called 2 days after we had our food, or should I say meal, but no return call... More 

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

First off John I'd like to assure you that we at Fusaro's do care, in fact we care very, very much. As the owner of this business I am dismayed that your experience with your takeout dinner was as negative as you claim. I received your phone message and since you stated there was no need to call you back,... More 

Nantucket, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We have eaten here about four times and I must admit the food has become much better since it's early days but there are always at least two dishes that we order that are subpar at best. One of the biggest problems we have encountered is the use of salt, usually our dishes have been greatly over salted but then... More 

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Cape Cod
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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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Additional Information about Fusaro's

Address: 17 Old South Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554-6065
Phone Number: 508-228-4100
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Italian, American

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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, American
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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