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Osteria Fasulo

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2657 Portage Bay E, Davis, CA 95616 (Russel Boulevard)
+1 530-758-1324
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Clio, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fasulo is beyond reproach in all regards - welcome, table setup, food, wine, and service. The meal started with complimentary savory petit fours and grew in tasty leaps and bounds, The location is out of the way so one needs good directions and an eagle eye to spot the small sign but the effort is well worth it.

Thank bill7072016
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

We chose to dine at Osteria Fasulo for a special occasion and were very happy with the choice. The menu was diverse enough to make all four of us find the right dish. Portions are not big but plenty to enjoy. The ingredients felt fresh, organic and of high quality. The presentation was very good. The lamb leg roast was... More 

Thank lukcan
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89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

I might be a masochist, but I like to try disappointing places more than once to see if anything has changed, especially if others keep giving it good reviews. In this case, not much had changed. Plain food is still over-priced, though service from our Belarussian server was exceptional and fun. Osteria might be the most hoity-toity of Davis' restaurants,... More 

1 Thank Fraser000
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

First time here. Unique spot just on the other side of highway 113 west of Davis. Small place with good knowledgeable and professional service by waitress Tanya. She was the only one on the floor and did a great job dealing with several tables including several walk ins. Limited but fine lunch menu. Interesting that they were out of three... More 

Thank Jim B
Davis, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

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 bubbles 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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155 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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556 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 456 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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
    (Russel Boulevard)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Davis
  • Phone Number: +1 530-758-1324
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?