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Nazzaro's Italian Cuisine

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196 Retreat Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2421
+1 912-634-6161
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17:00 - 22:00
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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nazzaro's made my daughters 16th birthday party a huge success. The private room was tucked away and a great space for the girls to chat and have fun! Food was great as always! Server did an amazing job and made sure everyone was well taken car of. Thanks Nazzaro's job well done!

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Thank Carly O
Saint Simons Island, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my favorite place to eat on the island. I had the grouper special with orzo and it was the best meal ever! So light but very tasty! Then to end the night we had my favorite Banana Zango which is like having a fried cheesecake and Krispy Kreme donut. It's amazing!! You won't be disappointed!!

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Thank ddbowers
Lexington, KY
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shopping center restaurant with surprising gracious interior, broad menu, excellent food and service.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having a cocktail among fellow sophisticates while awaiting a dining-room table is my customary approach to an enjoyable evening in this excellent Italian restaurant. In both lounge and dining-room, the service is good. Perfectly dimmed lighting enhances the ambiance, and the wine list and dinner menu will please the discerning patron, as will the chef's presentation. The perfect place for... More 

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Bossier City, Louisiana
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in a strip shopping center, you might dismiss this gem. Don't. They give you a great meal and great service with comfortable atmosphere. I had the special with seared grouper over cheesy risotto. It was amazing. Bonus: we arrived 10 minutes before happy hour was to end and I ordered 3 house Chardonnay's! Couldn't have been happier!

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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474 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have not been to this restaurant for quite awhile and I don't know why! First and foremost. I love restaurants that have a nice atmosphere and this one truly does. And there is a touch of class as well because they have real table cloths and real napkins. The staff are welcoming, professional and accommodating. The menu is great... More 

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

My husband and I and some friends had dinner at Nazarro's tonight. First..the service was excellent. We both had very fresh salads that were yummy. I had Chicken Marsala..which was excellent..plenty of sauce on a bed of just the right amount of noodles. My husband had a fresh Redfish special which he said was the best seafood meal he'd ever... More 

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Stevensville, Michigan
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

We ordered lasagne and chicken romano for dinner. The pasta was very fresh and really added to the flavor of the dishes. The salads were good with housemade dressing. The bread was fresh and authentic. The wine selection for by-the-glass was very good. The only dish that was less the perfect was the creme brulee, it wasn't as creamy as... More 

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Fabulous dinner, great service and warm environment.Server Steven was most attentive and helpful. Chicken piccata and chicken marsala were wonderful.

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North America
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101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

The quality of the service was far below the quality of the meal. Left surprisingly disappointed at the lack of attention to detail by service personnel. No one came to refill our drinks, waitresses would reach across us to pick up the plates and dishes. Decor was amateurish and not attractive. It just wan't what we were expecting.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 196 Retreat Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2421
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-634-6161
Description
Since 2000, we've been serving traditional and innovative Italian-American cuisine with the integrity and warm hospitality only a neighborhood restaurant can offer. We have since become an Island institution and we are proud of the fantastic following we've had all of these years. If you are new to Nazzaro’s Italian, welcome! We look forward to having you at our restaurant.Want to escape to Tuscany but can’t? Then run over and enjoy our sights, smells, and tastes for a mini escape.When does a restaurant become more than just a great meal? When does eating out become a great experience? From the beginning, our passion for food and wine has guided our mission - conserving traditions and modernizing concepts with quality being our top priority. The waiters and bartenders, whom you will know by name, are always affable and ready to please. The ambiance in our Bar is lively and trendy, as we have always considered social interaction and fun to be an integral part of the dining experience. Come enjoy the warm, comfortable environment that our Main Dining Room provides which invites friends and family to relax and enjoy each other over a great meal, it's a little celebration of the good things in life, every day. Taste the excitement of St. Simons' authentic Italian restaurant. We'll pleasure your palate with a dozen types of pasta dishes as well as sumptuous chicken, veal, steak and seafood. Our tantalizing desserts complete a meal made notable by superb service. Enjoy nightly fresh seafood specials such as Hazelnut Encrusted Snapper, Blackened Mahi Mahi and local Georgia sweet Shrimp.Enjoy our new full service bar with an extensive wine list. Bar Hours have been extended....we will stay open as long as we have bar mates!!!! In addition to a new bar, we now offer an outside seating area. Take out, and children's menus also available. Reservations suggested. We offer a private dining room that provides the perfect setting for your wedding rehearsal dinner, group meeting, family reunion, or other event. Your group of up to 30 can have privacy, and comfort while dining at Nazzaro's.Join us for an unforgettable evening and let your taste buds dance! We welcome you to come and enjoy your next meal with us. We love what we do and so will you!Rich Nazzaro, Co-Owner & SommelierJohn Wirtz, Co-Owner & Chef

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