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Osteria Fasulo

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2657 Portage Bay E, Davis, CA 95616-3040 (Russel Boulevard)
(530) 758-1324
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Davis, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You'll think your in Northen Italy and France with these heavenly dishes and great wine selection. Super knowledgable staff will walk you through the exotic menu. The dining room is beautifully decorated and the outdoor garden seating is perfect when the weather is right. Put this place on your bucket list!

Thank Tara C
Vacaville, California, United States
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Came here for a date night with my hubby and was blown away. Our waitress was very nice and knowledgeable about the menu and wine list. We took her recommendation and started with the Dungeness crab salad. Actually we started with a bottle of wine, but then the salad :-) It was delicious! The salad was grilled romaine with crabmeat,... More 

Thank Heather D
Davis, California
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128 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

In Davis, where all the resturants offer Vegan options, they don't have a single healthy option on the menu. And, while the prices for the items are absurdly overpriced, the portions are small so they expect you to buy a 4 course meal, and nothings included. They say you're not there for the food, but the experience. More like getting... More 

Thank Low_Hertz
Davis, CA
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

What a nice surprise, I thought that Davis was a virtual "good food" desert until I dined here. The food was seasonally inspired and quite divine and the service impeccable. Not exactly a romantic indoor setting but that's okay, I was there for the love of food. The steamed clams and mussels were concentrated with exquisite flavors and the fava... More 

Thank HattieBelle
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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483 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 438 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

A post graduation gathering of an extended family. With a limited but varied graduation menu, the restaurant enabled a lovely and tasty celebration. The pasta and trout were delicious, the appetizers fabulous. The servers handily managed our group of seventeen attendees.

Thank golem67
Carlsbad, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We were delighted with our dinner at Osteria Fasulo following graduation at UCDavis. We made reservations several weeks in advance and chose this restaurant away from downtown partly because it allowed us to avoid having to hunt for parking on this busy weekend. For this weekend there was a fixed price 3 course menu. We had to choose from 3... More 

Thank Laure R
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

With our son having just received his bachelors degree in food science and technology, we needed to find a restaurant that was worthy. Well this was it! A delightful meal with inspirational dishes. Fantastic service as well. Thanks for making our evening special.

Thank Mark R
San Francisco Bay Area
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Osteria Fasulo hides on the rural outskirts of Davis but fits perfectly in this already-Disneyesque-perfect Main Street town. Both the art-hung indoor dining room and the arbor'd, strung-lit, oak-dotted patio offer serene, vista'd peace crowned with inspired seasonal menus. As you gaze at the nearby community garden or an original oil, delicious appetizers, salads, soups and mains arrive to make... More 

Thank StoneyBaroque
Lafayette, California
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467 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

This is another of those restaurants that I really wanted to love - the only slight ding is that the dining room decor is tired and could use a refresh. We originally intended to eat downtown - but noisy restaurants and limited parking brought us out to the peaceful setting of Osteria Fasulo. The evening was cool so we sought... More 

Thank LightFighter
Benicia, California
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307 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

My husband and I stopped here on route home last week. We had visited several other restaurants first in downtown Davis, but they were too lively and too noisy, so we found this gem. We wanted a nice, quiet atmosphere. Osteria Fasulo fit the bill! Our waitress, Stephanie, was delightful - courteous, cordial, friendly, and efficient. We were served a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2657 Portage Bay E, Davis, CA 95616-3040
    (Russel Boulevard)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Davis
  • Phone Number: (530) 758-1324
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?