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Nazzaro's Italian Cuisine

196 Retreat Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2421
+1 912-634-6161
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
17:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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196 Retreat Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2421
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family hosted a 50th anniversary dinner at Nazzaro's and the evening was memorable. The restaurant was all set up for us as promised. The food choices were excellent and the service was efficient, not rushed just nicely paced and the server was very professional...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nazzaro's never disappoints! Whether we order traditional favorites or a fish special, the dishes are prepared with care and always delicious. (The flounder with lemon-cream sauce last week couldn't have been better!) Even the house salad is exceptional and last week we had to order...More

Thank RandB17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes we did it again! Yet another marvelous birthday dinner at Nazzaro's. This time it was my husband turn to be a year older. From beginning to end everything was amazing. Our server Karen was delightful and so knowledgeable about the menu and the drinks....More

Thank mk_420142014
Reviewed 12 July 2018

My husband's shrimp and pasta dish, according to him, was outstanding. My eggplant dish was only average . Our wait staff was polite and attentive. Dessert ( Banana something) was delicious. Seemed to be a place for special events and adult diners.

Thank Betty Karol W
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Had a hankering for some italian food and walked away satisfied. Whenever I go to a new Italian restaurant My benchmark is veal parmigiana. Theirs was very satisfying along with a nice selection of Chianti. Good atmosphere and food.

Thank ChipWhitlock
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

I eat at Nazzaros several times a month despite the fact there are dozens of great restaurants on this great island. When friends want to get together Nazzaros is almost always the first choice. The meals are always consistent, and they have a huge selection....More

Thank Mimi3217
Reviewed 23 June 2018

My wife and I dined there last night for the first time in many years. I don't remember why we stopped going there but we decided to give them another chance. We were pleasantly surprised. The menu offers 5 veal dishes, probably the only place...More

Thank Ed N
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I held a birthday dinner in a private dining room for 23 people last night at our favorite island Italian restaurant Nazzaro's. Living on Saint Simon's we have come to appreciate the fine food and service Nazzaro's offers time and time again. My surprise dinner...More

Thank Schaitberger
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

On my recent trip to St. Simons / Sea Island I had the privilege of eating here ! It was recommended by a few of the owners friends! We are all glad we went ! The service was amazing and the food the delicious! (...More

Thank Moriah G
Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is the second time I've visited Nazzaro's, and both times I was more than disappointed. With most dining experiences, if the food is not great, the atmosphere or service might make up for it. Not here. All three were poor. Our waitperson had an...More

Thank RandyAvl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$30
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
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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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