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Osteria Fasulo

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2657 Portage Bay E, Davis, CA 95616 (Russel Boulevard)
(530) 758-1324
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11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Osteria Fasulo offers an imaginative selection of authentic and...
Osteria Fasulo offers an imaginative selection of authentic and contemporary Italian specialties that change and compliment with our four seasons. Its dishes are prepared using only the finest and the freshest ingredients from traditional and contemporary Italian recipes. Osteria Fasulo's mission is to consistently provide the highest quality of Italian food and service to our guests Our top priority will always be our guests — who should always expect exceptional food, outstanding service and always a warm welcome from the Fasulo’s
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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Italian Food

The food is very well-prepared Northern Italian cuisine. There are two dining settings: (1) Inside is intimate, subtley elegant, white-linen table clothes, and cozy; (2) Outside is a trellis-covered dining area with a fountain, and white-linen table clothes. The owner is Italian-born... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
italiano06
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Davis, California
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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Awesome evening at Osteria Fasulo. I checked trip advisor find the best place to have an awesome unique dinner in Davis. This was perfect, thank you TA!! We ate outside and Stephanie, our server, did an excellent job in recommending great choices and wine. My pet is at UC Davis and I'm here from LA so I was trying to... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The minute you enter, you know you're on to something really special! Osteria Fasulo has that "wow factor" that is so often hard to find these days - especially when it comes to European-style Italian dining. This is a place where you come to truly enjoy the experience. From the beautiful patio garden with twinkling lights and the cozy dining... More 

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Davis, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Arrived there around 1:00 pm on Tuesday, knowing it was late for lunch (lunch closed at 1:30) we ordered dishes that did not need to cook for a long time. We had Risotto alla Seppia, (black ink risotto with fresh seafood), Trio of fresh fish (trout) and II pollame (Grilled chicken scaloppini served with seasonal vegetables). We had some good... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Our family had a delicious dinner outside on a beautiful evening here. Their is a fairly extensive menu, and the food is very well prepared. Our server was very attentive and friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed our special evening at Osteria Fasulo.

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Don't let the location, which is outside of Davis in what looks to be an old condo complex, put you off. This is some of the best traditional Italian food and wonderful service you will find anywhere. We started with the antipasto, which easily served 3-4 people and contained a delicious assortment of cured meats, cheeses, olives, and roasted almonds.... More 

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Davis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food is very well-prepared Northern Italian cuisine. There are two dining settings: (1) Inside is intimate, subtley elegant, white-linen table clothes, and cozy; (2) Outside is a trellis-covered dining area with a fountain, and white-linen table clothes. The owner is Italian-born, personable, chats with the guests, and helps you feel very comfortable. For very good Northern Italian cuisine in... More 

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Davis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I and my staff decided to have lunch here on a Friday because the outside dining area is very nice and the weather was perfect. This is a true family restaurant. Leonardo and his sons were working. One son was our server and the other was cooking. I started with a house salad and my staff had the Tomato Bisque... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Have dined at this restaurant multiple times and enjoy the food. I consider it the best food in Davis. The waitress gave us the specials for the day and we ordered. One of us ordered the veal chop foie gras that was not on the menu, but a special for the evening. There was no mention of price from the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have eaten here twice. Once when I started this review in 2012 and more recently. The food is traditional and useful for gaining calories and stimulating the mouth. However, if I spend ~$100 for a meal I want inspiration and lingual fun. Not so much here. The food is fussy, the manager a bit aloof, and the whole place... More 

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Sacramento, California, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

After visiting Bologna, I've been looking for an authentic lasagne Bolognese and Fasulo has the most authentic one in the area. Much is the sad fact of many local restaurants who gouge the customer with ridiculous wine pricing, Fasulo is no exception, unfortunately ... you are far better off bringing your own and take the corkage hit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2657 Portage Bay E, Davis, CA 95616
    (Russel Boulevard)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Davis
  • Phone Number: (530) 758-1324

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining

Description

Osteria Fasulo offers an imaginative selection of authentic and contemporary Italian specialties that change and compliment with our four seasons. Its dishes are prepared using only the finest and the freshest ingredients from traditional and contemporary Italian recipes. Osteria Fasulo's mission is to consistently provide the highest quality of Italian food and service to our guests Our top priority will always be our guests — who should always expect exceptional food, outstanding service and always a warm welcome from the Fasulo’s
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 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?