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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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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Opens in 17 min
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 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a party of 12 and the service was great. The food was good with those that ordered the grouper very happy.

Thank K6820DCjoel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of our favorites. Good food; easy pace; quiet enough for conversation; friendly unobtrusive staff. Risotto is very good as is Ossa Buco. Menu changes. Great spot for a date.

Thank hstedman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here for several business dinners and a few couples evenings and always enjoyed the experience. Went back recently with the family while kid was in town from college. We had drinks and appetizers, salads and bread, wine and entrees, desserts and coffee. The...More

Thank Unencumbered U
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Service was a disaster..While there were few people in the restaurant, it took almost an hour to get our drinks and then what we got was not what we ordered. Food orders were equally slow and confused. The bruschetta was terrible..chicken limone was tasteless..

1  Thank daizygeorgia
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I really wanted to leave an excellent review but have to be honest. Food was great, staff were very kind, but the incredibly slow service really put a wrench in our evening plans. We made a reservation days in advance and still had about a...More

1  Thank Julia S
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing , authentic Italian restaurant . Romantic setting , not overly expensive, great service , & probably the best chicken fettuccine Alfredo I’ve had . The only thing I would suggest is to make the portion sizes a little larger .

1  Thank dnicastroworking
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Food was fabulous our server Brooke was great and everything she recommended was fantastic visited from out of town will good back again next time we’re in town

Thank mam2428
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We turned up for dinner on a Friday night after making a late reservation, and were seated pretty much immediately. We had no issues getting menus and placing our order, but after that our server seemed to disappear and concentrate on other tables. This meant...More

2  Thank unicornfl
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped had a decent meal. My wife had her own creation capellini with pesto as I had eggplant with a side of pasta Both very decent to come back but not the best we had. The flatbread garlic was very tasty too. Food and service...More

Thank JohnT01Traveler
Reviewed 13 August 2018

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

2  Thank John K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, 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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