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LaBussola Restaurant

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40 School St, Glen Cove, NY 11542-2512
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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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
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a wonderful restaurant that was such a nice surprise on a Saturday night. The reception we received was warm and so friendly. We opted to sit outside because of the great weather. A wonderful group of servers could not have been more friendly and accommodating. Wines were exceptionally good by the glass. Appetizers of roasted figs and another... More 

Thank Quality First
Port Washington, NY
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91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can not go wrong to bring a hearty appetite to this restaurant. Get the chopped salad and stuffed artichoke to start. The bread has been upgraded recently so try not to stuff you're face to early. The entree selection is superb. Not completely healthy but delicious. Linguine and clam sauce is our family all time favorite. The veal or... More 

Thank Steven P
Seattle, Washington, United States
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great find and unexpected. We pretty much picked the restaurant out of the dark and we were very pleased we did pick it. Initially my wife wanted a lobster dinner. After spending a fair amount of time looking at restaurants, I concluded that fried seafood was about all we would get and in a tavern/bar/deli atmosphere. This... More 

Thank Dave S
Annapolis, Maryland
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate there with 3 others. I REALLY wanted to enjoy this restaurant and experience. At first waiter seemed great, but then...never refilled glasses, had to ask 3 times for butter (literally gave one small pat for 4 adults), never gave more bread, no follow up, bus boy gawked that when he finally came to refill glasses after I had drank... More 

1 Thank Sunsetchaser66
Glen Head, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We enjoyed the venue and the food for our group dinner /birthday party. Food was good and service was very good.

Thank betsys21
Locust Valley, New York
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Visited this resturant years ago and wasn't wowed. Had dinner with friends and was blown away with the great food & service. Everything was mouth watering. Startedwith Cesar Salad,eggplant rollatini,chicken Marsala and wonderful Gelato Service was very knowledgeable,& friendly. Good size menu & lots of daily specials. This will be my new go to for Italian food. PS really nice... More 

Thank Winie62
Glen Cove, New York
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We were last here for Christmas Eve. Food is always good here, although not adventurous. Absolutely packed for the holidays and highly recommended for those who don't want to deal with the hassle!

Thank Joe M
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Old Italian neighborhood restaurant. We eat out often, and can recognize greatness, versus mediocrity. Sadly, LaBussola's days when they turned out wonderful food seem to be long gone. We tried eating here 4 or 5 different nights to give them a fair chance. The food never rose to even a 4 star level. Service is often quite good and other... More 

1 Thank RobbyleeD
Sea Cliff, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

Thank Ray P
Sea Cliff, New York
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115 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 School St, Glen Cove, NY 11542-2512
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Glen Cove
  • Phone Number: 516-671-2100

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