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La Bussola

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Via Marina Garibaldi, 98055 Sicily, Italy
+39 090 9880881
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fabulous!

Loved eating at La Bussola! Great service, fantastic food and wine. All the fresh local seafood is wonderful - what ever you order you can't go wrong. We loved the ambience too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 26, 2014
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Loved eating at La Bussola! Great service, fantastic food and wine. All the fresh local seafood is wonderful - what ever you order you can't go wrong. We loved the ambience too!

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London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My partner and I ate here on two separate occasions, as part of a walking tour group. We were staying at an apartment hotel, which I believe is the same family as this restaurant, so we ate here as part of the trip. Hence I can't comment on price or value since the menu selection was predetermined. One night we... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Many beautiful meals enjoyed here, right on the water. Fresh seafood, an overall excellent dining experience. Low-key and relaxing part of the island, but still vibrant.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We treated ourselves to a night out here and we were not disappointed. Arriving just on sunset we were seated at the beach side of the restaurant and had the most amazing sunset experience. The staff were incredibly welcoming and attentive and the food was delicious. Great wine list as well. Overall a very pleasant experience.

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Sliema, null, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

We have just returned from a lovely holiday in Lipari and ate at this fantastic restaurant LA BUSSOLA nearly every single day!!! The chef patron is really very creative and does not hide the natural tastes of all his fresh fish but enhances them with his creativity, I have to say that I had the best risotto marinara ever there!!!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

La Bussola is a great family-owned restaurant in the Canneto bay section of Lipari, the largest of the Aeolian Islands. We went there almost every day/night on our recent trip to Lipari because the food was consistently delicious, the owners are sweet loving people that will look after you, and the location is right on the beach in a relaxing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Marina Garibaldi, 98055 Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Aeolian Islands  >  Lipari
  • Phone Number: +39 090 9880881

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