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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 145
    Excellent
  • 60
    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
great Italian in the Caribbean

nice open airy restaurant close to VC Bird airport and AUA Medical School, wonderful staff, the owner is extremely friendly, numerous options of authentic style receipies, well worth the visit. HIGHLY recommend the pizza, super thincrispy crust loaded with wonderful flavors

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Terre Haute, Indiana
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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Terre Haute, Indiana
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

nice open airy restaurant close to VC Bird airport and AUA Medical School, wonderful staff, the owner is extremely friendly, numerous options of authentic style receipies, well worth the visit. HIGHLY recommend the pizza, super thincrispy crust loaded with wonderful flavors

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Antigua
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

La Bussola recently moved to Duchtman's Cove and their new restaurant is very pretty, breezy and relaxed. Two brothers own the place and do a nice job of authentic Italian dishes. Good for parties and groups, nice to walk the beach before or after and dine inside or out. Service is usually pretty good as well. Enjoy.

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Christiansted, St. Croix
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Nice place... It's been renovated from it's previous incarnation. The staff are very attentive, even to tables not their own. Regular offerings, excellent presentation, very good taste and portions.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

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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123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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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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 11 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 18 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 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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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: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups
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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