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LaBussola Restaurant

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40 School St., Glen Cove, NY 11542
516-671-2100
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2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best in the US

Outstanding service in a warm comfortable atmosphere. The menu choices are unlimited,pasta, veal, beef and fish. I have been to Italy 3 times and find the food here superior.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 25, 2015
Ray P
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Sea Cliff, New York
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Sea Cliff, New York
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Outstanding service in a warm comfortable atmosphere. The menu choices are unlimited,pasta, veal, beef and fish. I have been to Italy 3 times and find the food here superior.

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Thank Ray P
Sea Cliff, New York
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113 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

My husband I ate lunch at LaBussola yesterday (Dec. 16, 2015). We were the only diners in the entire restaurant. One of my two forks had caked food on the tines and my water glass was dirty. The waiter removed both immediately and brought me a clean glass when he served the water. My husband started with the Calamari ($12)... More 

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Thank Sharon F C
Glen Cove, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Wonderful hotel the Suite was incredible clean and the soft beds the bathroom was a dream if you are in the city of NY it is one of the best hotels you can stay in and enjoy the weekend with your wife! and perhaps your girlfriend as well......lol

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Thank Michael S
New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Delicious authentic Italian food. Service is very good and friendly. Always comfortable. One of our favorite restaurants.

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Thank rivyb
Woodbury, New York
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77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

La Bussola has been a favorite of ours for years. The menu is extensive and all that we tried was excellent. The service was what you would expect in a fine Italian restaurant, exemplary. We have never been disappointed with this restaurant and have no problem highly recommending them.

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Thank William C
Winterville
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We had absolutely delicious authentic Italian food. The waiters were perfect. The owner came over to meet us and everyone there offered to look after our son that we were leaving in New York for college. It is definitely a place to visit.

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Thank Donna H
NYC
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We found ourselves on Long Island and we ended up in front of this place. Weird entrance through the back or something. At least 4 cars parked in their lot had Doctor's plates so we figured it had to be decent. We entered sometime near 10 PM and they rolled out the carpet for our party of 5. I had... More 

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Thank KBeens
New York
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130 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This outdated restaurant gets many rave reviews. I have been several times as some family members love to have special dinners here. First the location, odd to drive through some back alleys to find the restaurant. They have valet parking, which seems unnecessary when there is a parking lot right next door. And the food, nothing to write home about.... More 

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New York City, New York
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210 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

La Bussola in Glen Cove had always been one of my favorite restaurants when we first moved to nassau county. The old world charm, the fine italian food, and the elegant service always made for a great night out. Over the years, as our family grew, our dining habits changed and we rarely dined in Glen Cove. Last week we... More 

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Thank Barry K
The Woodlands, Texas
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80 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We arrived a bit late for dinner and thought we would be turned away since the place was empty and it was almost time for them to close. They were extremely nice and served used delicious italian food and wine.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 School St., Glen Cove, NY 11542
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Glen Cove
  • Phone Number: 516-671-2100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?