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La Bussola Restaurant

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Sat, 4/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner

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Antipasto Italiano
Mixed cold cuts, & cheeses, w/ antipasto mista
Olives Mista
Mixed olives
Proscuitto E Melone
Prosciutto di parma & melon
Pimentos E Filet of Anchovies
Roasted red peppers w/ filet of anchovies & olive oil & vinegar
Lumache Alla Romana
Snails in mushroom caps w/ garlic butter sauce
Baked Clams Arreganata
Fresh clams baked w/ marinara & fresh Italian seasoning
Baked Baja Scallops
Baja scallops baked in a herb & garlic sauce
All vegetable soup
Eggdrop consommé
Zuppa Del Giorno
Soup of the day
Pacific Smoked Salmon
Pacific smoked salmon w/ onion & capers drizzled w/ olive oil
Raw Oysters Served in the Half Shell
Six oysters served w/ hot sauce & a vinagrette
Fresh Baked Oysters
Fresh oysters baked w/ marinara & fresh Italian seasoning
Steamed Mussles Marinara
Mussels steamed w/ a garlic, tomato & white wine sauce; when available
Seafood Salad in Lemon Vinaigrette
Steamed clams, squid, octopus & prawns in a lemon vinaigrette
Bruschetta Della Casa
Insalata Verde
Mixed green salad
Tomato & Onion Salad
Insalata Caprese
Italian buffalo mozzarella & tomato w/ a basil vinaigrette
Located in the heart of downtown Kelowna, La Bussola is perfect for families, entertaining clients, large group function, or simply enjoying an evening out. With over 950 wines to choose from, La Bussola holds the largest selection of sought after BC wines as well as the most extensive Italian selections in British Columbia. A family business since 1974, La Bussola is minutes away from Prospera Place Arena, Rotary Center for the Arts, Kelowna Community Theater and walking distance from the Delta Grand Hotel.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a party of 15. The sevice was very good or better.A group this large to get the sevice we did takes talent and expérience.They have both The food was unbealevable. I had the rack of lamb. It is to die for.It is...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank weinner2007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to get ripped off this is the place. I have had no worse meal than this My piccata was brutal at best, firstly it was not piccata where was the egg coating the parsley and Parmesan, the pescatore linguine was a joke...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank casman2
Reviewed January 11, 2019

I've been dining at La Bussola for 30 years now and I'm pleased to say that it is one of the best choices for local fine dining in the Okanagan. The food is always excellent (I usually have the Veal Marsala) as is the service....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dave P
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Had our wedding anniversary dinner with family on a Friday night. The service was typical Italian excellent. Professional waiters. Food was great. They really took care of us. Great wine list with some reasonable pricing. Comfortable atmosphere. Meals not too expensive.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dan M
Reviewed November 28, 2018

My husband and I love to have dinner at La Bussola when we are in Kelowna visiting family. As it was last week six of us got together...ordered a nice wine, appetizers....then we ordered our main course. My brother in law ordered the lasagna. At...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RitaFan
Reviewed November 21, 2018

I have been to this restaurant twice, and enjoyed both dinners. We had Veal Parmigiana and Chicken Parmigiana both excellent. Second time we had Ravioli Funghi and Rotini. Also had the Carrot and Ginger Soup which was Excellent ( huge bowl) and the Scallops. Nice...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sherry S
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

I arrived on Saturday evening, solo, and without a reservation. They welcomed me warmly but there wasnt a chance to get a table but I was offered a spot at the bar which I was happy to accept after a long drive to Kelowna. While...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank colleenpalumbo
Reviewed October 17, 2018

I recently had a business dinner here with two colleagues. I booked our table online and it was ready when I arrived. Service was exemplary the whole time we were there without being intrusive. I had the recommended soup of the day (squash) and their...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Vancouverbraces
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We went as a larger group for a family dinner and really enjoyed the atmosphere, serving staff and the food was excellent. The menu has a broad range of choices, all of which looked and sounded great. Our server was excellent as was the entire...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We visited La Bussola for a special occasion. The waiter was fantastic and very entertaining! Food was great! I will visit again next time I am in Kelowna!

Date of visit: September 2018
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