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Osteria Fasulo

2657 Portage Bay E, Davis, CA 95616-3040
+1 530-758-1324
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (15 reviews)
“octopus” (3 reviews)
“house salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2657 Portage Bay E, Davis, CA 95616-3040
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Reviewed yesterday

Went for a business lunch and started with garlic bread and parmesan souffle which were excellent. My grilled octopus salad was tender and well flavored. Finished with cappucino which was good. Service was good and the only distraction were the flies.

1  Thank Stanley N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have dined at this west Davis hidden gem many times, usually in advance of a performance at the Mondavi Center for the Perfoming Arts, just 5 minutes drive from the restaurant. The food has always been very good, even when enjoyed by friends who...More

1  Thank osffan2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is no spaghetti house! It is as authentic an Italian restaurant as you will find anywhere in the US. Eat indoors if you must, but it is best to sit in the garden and pretend you are in Italy. You can see the small...More

1  Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Growing up in an Italian family I didn't have high expectations for an Italian restaurant in Davis. But I was very pleasantly surprised at this terrific family owned gem. The gnocchi was the best I have ever had, it just melted in your mouth, and...More

Thank mmb198
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We tend to go here when we visit our daughter at UC Davis. The food is outstanding every time and sitting in the garden is a delight for a quiet evening. We brought our own wine which was a disappointment so had prosecco to start...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 19 September 2018

There is an extensive wine list here, which is very nice for a romantic dinner. There is a small inside eating area and a large outdoor eating area. It was a beautiful evening so we opted for outside. There were no heaters that we saw,...More

Thank Youneke
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My friend and I had a wonderful meal. It was delicious, creative and unrushed. There were only a couple other tables so it was quiet. The waiter who is also the son of the owner was very pleasant and helpful.

Thank Elinor G
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This place might be hard to find but what a gem. Staff is friendly and attentive. Food is wonderful. Nice to sit outside in the courtyard, you will feel like your on vacation. While sitting in the courtyard you can view the vegetable garden, yes...More

Thank 1hairguru
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Met my daughter at the Davis Amtrak station and we had dinner here to find the menu very different and less expensive than the website. Very nice atmosphere, large space for outdoor large parties. The food is excellent. We had quail and it was delicious....More

Thank Stephanie1178
Reviewed 26 June 2018

I have now been to Osteria Fasulo twice and was so enthralled by each visit (particularly my last on 6/6) that I had to leave a review. Osteria Fasulo is hands down the best Italian restaurant in the Sacramento area (better than any restaurant of...More

Thank David B
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9 April 2018|
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Response from 1Gerrit48 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is buried in the Village Homes neighborhood and has poor signage. 80 West to 13 North, Russell BLVD exit and go west. Take left at right curve to stay on Russell west, right turn on Portage Bay East.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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: +1 530-758-1324
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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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