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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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  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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196 Retreat Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2421
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course we dined at Nazzaro's. This is our favorite place. The drinks are perfect. Dewars on the rocks....perfect. The Birthday Boy had rack of lamb and it was fabulous. I always have the Georgia Shrimp dish.. So good...would have loved to have for breakfast...More

Thank mk_420142014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent dinner while staying in St Simons. The ambience was very nice. Soft music and quiet dining. Osso Buco and Lobster Ravioli were our choices and both very good. Tiramisu was our choice for dessert and it was excellent. Our server Jessica...More

Thank Carolina984
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fancier restaurant than most of the options on the island. The food is very good, the staff is attentive and the options are varied. Only hiccup is that they make no substitutions. My son is not a fan of pasta and wanted...More

Thank dgivand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for dinner as Another restaurant had a very long wait. We ordered chicken parm which was not to bad the second entrée was a vodka pasta dish which did not taste or look like anything that resembled a vodka pasta, tasteless and for...More

Thank biggie0820
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jennifer was delightful and friendly. My lasagna was very good, but the salad and "Italian" bread left a lot to be desired. My husband found his chicken Parmesan to be bland. For the quality of the food, we found the price to be a bit...More

Thank 210happytraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a FANTASTIC experience here. I literally cannot say enough good things about this place. Food? Phenomenal. Best calamari, chicken parmesan, and tiramisu I've had in the area by far. Drinks? The bartender made an espresso martini that was perfection. Prices? Sooo reasonable for...More

Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Thank you for making this special day more memorable for Carol and Richard. As always the staff and food were excellent.

Thank SassyIslandGirl
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Made the trip from Savannah for an outstanding dinner. The grouper special was one of the best I have ever had. Knowledgeable waitstaff knew the menu and offered great suggestions. Creative and extensive wine list. Absolutely loved our meal and completely worth the trip. Can't...More

1  Thank DKF827
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Nazzaro's in late April and sat outside in their patio area for dinner. The weather was perfect to enjoy dinner outside. We had the Red fish special and the Georgia Shrimp sautéed with spinach and sundried tomatoes in a creamy garlic sauce. Both...More

1  Thank Bob F
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Variety of seafood pasta's along with other favorite Italian cuisine. Great martini's, margarita's, wine and other fine drinks. Tiramisu is wonderful!

1  Thank bebe317
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Restaurant Details

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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
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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