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La Bussola Restaurant

Runaway Bay, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-562-1545
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Ranked #5 of 83 Restaurants in St. John's
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Calgary, Alberta
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We dined twice at Bussola and did take away pizza one night!! An excellent venue with excellent Italian food! The staff make you feel welcome and add to the experience! The bar tender is nothing other than a sweetheart! The mushroom appetizer the gnocchi and the lasagne superb! The prawns were also excellent. Please leave room for appetizers and specialty... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed eating here, the atmosphere was nice, and the staff was very friendly and nice to talk to. I loved my chicken parm dish, my wife however wasn't so big on the shellfish pasta dish; it wasn't that it was poorly cooked, it just was not her cup of tea. Still we liked this restaurant a lot and... More 

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Cary, NC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

As with all other Antigua restaurants, prices are high to mainlanders like us, about double. The pizza seemed reasonably priced and the seafood pizza was delicious.

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Mississauga, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We visited La Bussola three times during our 10 day stay - we were staying at the rental apartments that share the property but it was the food and the service than resulted in our three visits. Portion sizes are just right; we had fish; seafood pasta; seafood pizza - all were excellent. The chocolate dessert was amazing. Our only... More 

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Philadelphia, PA,
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Visited this restaurant for the first time on my most recent trip to Antigua. I never went here before as I thiugnt it to be too gormet for me. Boy was I wrong and sorry I missed this place. I ordered veal parm and my daughter chicken parm. A little unusual for the island, but fabulous. My wife had a... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Great restaurant, great food , great staff, great atmosphere, what else can I say this is a fabulous place to visit not far from sandles

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

You are welcomed by a very friendly tuscan and some nice, authentic italian food, but we were very surprised that it was so empty on a Friday night and I didn't love my veal.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

A gang of us went here for my brothers birthday and we had a blast. The menu is extensive with Italian dishes that are downright amazing. Their pizza is hand made and fresh and is an actual slice of Italian heaven.

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TORONTO
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88 reviews 88 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Discovered Bussola on our recent trip to Antigua. Very close to Sandals, extensive menu, wonderful service in beautiful surroundings. Rico the dog is very cute and friendly! Try this place. You will love it.

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Hamburg, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great food, authentic with Caribbean influences (esp. the fish dishes), very nice staff; we even came twice in a row because we enjoyed it so much. Try the Shrimp Risotto!

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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

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