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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: 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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Fine Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 8
    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
Most recent review
Surprise, surprise

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Matt C
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  • Reservations
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Napa Valley, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Last night three of us feasted all of our senses at Osteria Fasulo. We sat outside under a gorgeous the grape arbor while a violinist played and lights twinkled. Service was perfect. Food was DELICIOUS: some sort of delectable (free) amuse bouche, then fresh Italian bread with pesto and olive oil and soup of puréed spinach, then smoked trout, then... More 

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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Based on trip advisor ratings and my craving for oysters I picked this place for dinner during my short stay in Davis. The patio is very nice and it does have an Italian garden feel to it. I was a bit disappointed at first that oysters were not available , but the clams and mussels I had instead were very... More 

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Woodland, CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Long time resident, visited here for the first time. Small inside but lot of outside seating in a pretty courtyard. One complaint is that since the kitchen/back of house is quite near the dining room we could hear every order called out and everything that was said back and forth to the kitchen. It was not very crowded in the... More 

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Sacramento, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

I have lived in this area for 20 years and never knew this little restaurant existed in Davis. We found this place through online reviews. The food is excellent, with homemade and fresh ingredients. We had the risotto and salmon. Both were delicious and well-prepared. My only critique is that the prices are on the high side - especially as... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My daughter and I had a great meal here. We had a reservation and sat outside. Our server was helpful, attentive and pleasant. A complimentary melon ball wrapped in prosciutto was served to us. Nice. We had house salads and gnocchi - absolutely delicious. My daughter had squab for dinner. It was a little too underdone for her taste, but... More 

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Davis, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Intimate atmosphere and as authentic Italian eating experience you can have in the states. We really enjoyed the antipasti and the pasta.

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Sacramento
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We went here for a dinner last night (Saturday Night) as we had a gift certificate. We had high hopes by all the great reviews. We had the scallops for appetizer - they were fishy, and very bland. The sauce had NO flavor. We had the gnocchi and it was tender and the pesto had good flavor - but nothing... More 

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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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?