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La Bussola Restaurant

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Viale Giuseppe Berto 1 | Incrocio Capo Vaticano, 89866 Capo Vaticano, Ricadi, Italy
+39 0963 663226
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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twinsburg, ohio
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the resort and we ate at the restaurant all three nights. I've never done that before but the food was so good we didn't think we could have gotten a better meal any where else.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Came across this place driving from Capo Vaticano. Pasta was delicious and service fantastic (they even gave us some local starters for us to try). Swordfish was OK but definitely worth visiting for the pasta .

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Thank D2491ZEmarkj
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Staying at the hotel, my family & I dined on the outside terrace for the 4 nights we were there and... Speechless! Mouthwatering fresh fish daily, homemade pasta, succulent meat, nothing ever missing at the table! On vacation and don't want to think, head waiter will suggest the entire menu tailored to your desires while keeping in mind any allergens!... More 

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Thank Cynthia C
Mays Landing, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We dined outside next to the garden which was beautiful. The head waiter made suggestions for our entire meal based on what was fresh that evening and our meal was fantastic! Complimentary bruschetta; antipasto of mixed seafood (octopus salad, two fried shrimp, mussels gratin, a fried fish patty and thinly sliced swordfish on a bed of rice noodles); linguine with... More 

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Thank Becky S
Province of Belluno, Italy
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Hotel was spotlessly clean! The staff was very pleasant and accommodating. It is clear this is a family-owned and run hotel because of the pride taken in ensuring that guests have a fabulous stay.

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Thank inthedolomites251161
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here. Calabrese pasta was delicious and waiting staff attentive. Beautiful surroundings and family run restaurant. Well worth a visit.

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Thank MickC07
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Talented chef and very accommodating staff and service! Their Freshly made pasta was awesome. Really, everything was very good!

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Thank Barbara E
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2015

Very wide selection of calabrian food on offer on a Tuesday night buffet during summertime is not to be missed. The standard menu is also comprehensive, the food is cooked to a very high standard. If you like courgette flowers, ask if it is possible to have the local specially stuffed with tuna fish and cheese - I am still... More 

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Amsterdam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015

Nice restaurant which belongs to a hotel. There was a section for the hotel guests (fixed menus) and for non hotel guests. The food was good.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

It was a warm welcome in La Bussola in the other so touristy La Capo Vaticano which means bad food for a high price. La Bussola is different. Friendlyness and hospitality are what you meet there. They serve good real Galibresian food from the region. Very good quality and fair prices. I would recommend it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$17 - $75
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Giuseppe Berto 1 | Incrocio Capo Vaticano, 89866 Capo Vaticano, Ricadi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Vibo Valentia  >  Ricadi  >  Capo Vaticano
  • Phone Number: +39 0963 663226
Description
What really characterizes us in the kitchen, always genuine, abundant and juicy, ingredients able to satisfy the most demanding gourmets too. The Hotel Restaurant "La Bussola" can offer banqueting services in keeping with local customs and traditions, for up 500 guests and the hospitality of the staff, as well as the warm atmosphere of the hotel ensure that it is a refreshing and relaxing experience. You can taste a rich and abundant Italian breakfast or of a sweet and salty sideboard with warm croissant, chocolate, milk, coffee, the fruit hardly picked, Calabrian capicollo, local cheese, home-made sweets, cereals, yogurt, various fruit juices, bread butter, jams and so on. For the customers of the hotel, we have 3 comfortable atmospheres with bar, one big hall with pizzeria for the hotel customers. Moreover, we offer for our clients, a big porch on the green, with small tables and comfortable chairs, a pleasant and calm area for who appreciate a glass of good local wine, or a cocktail. It is a good place for tasting an aperitif, long drink, etc., or to taste a good coffee or a "Tartufo of Pizzo" (it is a local ice cream from Pizzo Calabro, near Tropea) after lunch or supper. Every day you can choose from a different menu of fresh fish, Calabrian, national, and international specialties. Particular attention is devoted to the preparation of Pizza cooked in a wood fueled oven. Our guests can view a comprehensive wine list of the best wines of both Calabria and of the rest of Italy. Also, we often organize tastings of Calabrian typical products......"Calabria evening" (once a week), a multi-course feast during which the best regional specialties are served with popular music songs and dances.

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