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La Bussola Restaurant

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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, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 141
    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
Superb Food.

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
DigimanRS
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Dominica
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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235 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Dominica
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 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
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 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 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 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
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 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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Geneva, Switzerland
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We went on a Saturday night. The welcome was very warm and friendly. Unfortunately when booking we did not ask if there was any live music! We were offered a table in the "dining" area which we refused because of the music and eventually took one in front of the bar where we thought the music would be less loud.... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Ok food but found the staff lovely until they received less of a tip than THEY expected! Why do they make it so obvious all they want is our hard earned cash? They truly believe we are simpletons! So naughty!

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Guildford
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Good food and service. The best tables are on the raised 'platform' with views down to the beach and sea.

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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, Entertaining clients, 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?