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la bussola

Via Tisandros n. 64 | Messina, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 51217
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (16 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Tisandros n. 64 | Messina, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed December 24, 2017

Had dinner here for family of 15! Very casual mod priced restaurant. We enjoyed great service and food was very good. Order the local Sicilian Foods (Seafood/Shellfish/Pastas)! Local Italian street singers/musicians came by adding to the local experience!

Thank fencingdad
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

If you feel that after a holiday week you get the best pizza in Sicily it has to be good. But it was - enjoyd pizza Parma with very reasonable price!

Thank Matkaaja-FIN
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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

The pizza here is, in the best case, average, they use a lot of oil and the dough was too crispy for my taste (kind of difficult to cut or bite). Maybe the other things they have are better, but the pizza is definitely not...More

Thank Gabriela S
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Was greatly impressed by the excellent food quality and friendly service offered by La Bussola Restaurant. The food is also reasonably priced. We had a large plate of pasta alla norma (with aubergines), a grilled veal steak (it was really large and tender) served with...More

Thank Diana B
Reviewed September 29, 2017

Good location and very good food. On our first visit we witnessed tables waiting about 20 minutes before their drink order was taken. On our second visit we experienced the same waiting time which spoilt the evening. Good food but potentially very slow service.

Thank Summerwine2014
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Nice location, friendly service, great food, you will find unique dishes (like marinated anchovies).

Thank Ferdinando P
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Much better than all other restaurants along the coastline street. Pizza is great and with a typical Italian taste and look. Try pizza Parma. Steak and other meat dishes are bigger and better than the ones served in other restaurants in Giardini Naxos. Being a...More

Thank Georgi C
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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

We went back 3 times during our stay. It's a really good restaurant with great pasta dishes. I love that there also was a really good vegetsrian pasta. The staff is really kind and helpful. This food is memorable.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

The location was nice by the sea. Staff was nice. We ate lasagne which was average, a bit tiny portion for a man. We expected a cheesy italian lasagne but it was only average portion, but not bad. The fish sortiment was okay. The restaurant...More

Thank Johanna H
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

One of the best places we've eaten in Giardini Naxos. Excellent quality and Excellent value for money.

Thank Fady M
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Tisandros n. 64 | Messina, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Giardini Naxos
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 51217
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