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La Bussola Restaurant

Runaway Bay, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-562-1545
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Ranked #7 of 81 Restaurants in St. John's
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

We visited on a very quiet night, out of season. Full marks to this lovely little restaurant for staying open when many others have closed down. Bearing in mind how expensive and off-the-beaten track this restaurant is, updating work to the lights should not have taken place so close our table whilst we were eating! We felt this easily have... More

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New London, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We can walk from our timeshare to this delightful place. Two brothers own this restaurant and one is always there. The food has been consistently above average. They have prepared a variance for us once as a health issue required . The bar is well stocked and the bartender loves to please and often has new twists to drinks to... More

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Rochdale
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184 reviews 184 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Best things about his place are the location and the pizzas. Italian fare well worth the visit. Main meal a bit overpriced but the pizzas and pasta good value.

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Chestertown, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We walked to La Bussola one evening for a fantastic dinner! Service and staff were great and food was wonderful. Pasta and pizza were both great and received complimentary limoncello at the end of the meal. Highly recommend!

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I'm giving this an average review because nothing was terrible, but it wasn't great either. The staff was very kind and we had decent service but the food we ordered just wasn't worth the price. The pastas were okay, but the fish entree left a lot to be desired. The pizzas looked good so maybe give those a try! They... More

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Ombersley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We visited the restaurant whilst over in Antigua on my wifes birthday and they made us feel very welcome and even got the steel band to play happy birthday. Great food and even better wine.

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Dawson Creek, Canada
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116 reviews 116 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Cristian is an amazing host, both proud of what he and his brother have created, and a real connoisseur, His staff are amazing, both of his waitresses, especially the somewhat quiet younger one were sweet and completely perfect at their jobs, the young man behind the bar (sorry, desperately bad wtih names!) was a real star too. The restaurant is... More

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USA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Love this restaurant. Go there every time I'm in Antigua. Food is excellent and all freshly prepared. Service is outstanding. Hats off to the two brothers who own it. Wonderful Lemon Cello at the end of the meal. Risotto is wonderful. Highly recommend it.

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Naples, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Friendly service and a great beach side find. Charming atmosphere with homemade pastas and pizza. Only open for dinner

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We had two very lovely meals at La Bussola. The food was good value for money and very enjoyable. The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere and the staff were very friendly.

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