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Runaway Bay, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-562-1545
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6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 144
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
FANTASIC FOOD, AMBIENCE AND TEAM

Wonderful experience not to be missed, have head restaurant is moving, and we will follow (by taxi if necessary)

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
squirrel069
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Wonderful experience not to be missed, have head restaurant is moving, and we will follow (by taxi if necessary)

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St. John's, Antigua
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183 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

First you must get a hug from Christian the owner it's part of the ambiance. The staff specializes in making you feel like they've known you forever. The new location Dutchman's Bay formerly the Tides. They moved the flavor and the pizza oven. The Pizza's are what you've been seeing on all the cooking channels. Light thin crust. It's not... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

La Bussola has moved from Runaway Bay to Dutchman's Bay to what used to be Tides Restaurant not far from the airport (don't worry.........no aircraft noise!!) The move has resulted in a larger restaurant with proper walls and windows as opposed to the semi open-air of the original building. Nevertheless, the building is still cool inside. There are shaded verandas... More 

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Dominica
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Excellent food and the staff ensured our 6 year old daughter was involved in the meal. Good service (a little slow but worth the wait for freshly cooked food). Would recommend highly on a visit to Antigua

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Mississauga
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Love the food, love the people and love the service. My wife and I have been in Antiqua for the past 3 months and have probably eaten here more in that time than anyone else on the planet. There is always a warm welcome by Christian and his brother Omar as well as the staff Carras and Loris. Of note,... More 

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Norwich, New York
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

La Bussola has a lovely atmosphere and wonderful food. The owner is very welcoming and we try to eat here every time we are on the island. Highly recommend for an enjoyable evening out!

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Herts
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We enjoyed our meal here. It was good Italian home cooking and the service and atmosphere was lovely. As with most restaurants in Antigua, we found it a little expensive.

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I grew up in Philadelphia, and have lived in New York City for many years, so I have very high standards for fine Italian dining, and La Bussola far exceeded my expectations! It was not just the best Italian meal I can remember having in the Caribbean, it was one of the best Italian meals I've had in years. The... More 

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Fallston, Maryland
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Great for cozy dinner or fun with a crowd. Music on Saturday night was great. Food was excellent both times.

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Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is the best place for people who wants to have a romantic diner. When I went there with my friend, the staffs greeted us with a friendly and warm smile. The atmosphere were very romantic and warm it's on the beach. The food was great and they have very good selection of wine list. Don't miss their Chocolate dessert... More 

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Additional Information about La Bussola Restaurant

Address: Runaway Bay, St. John's, Antigua
Phone Number: +1 268-562-1545
Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint John Parish  >  St. John's
Open Hours:
Monday 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Runaway Bay, St. John's, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint John Parish  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 268-562-1545

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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