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la bussola

Via Tisandros n. 64 | messina, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 51217
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (13 reviews)
“calamari” (3 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know if they were short staffed but service was frenetic. All waiters were run off their feet. However, having said that this was the best meal we had in Giardini-Naxos. We weren't in a rush and the food was great. My steak was...More

Thank TJAussie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place with seaview, spotless clean. Good but kind of ordinary food. The seafood risotto and fish dishes are clearly better than other items on the menu, despite the fact that most is frozen. Pizza is ok but shouldn't be the reason for a visit...More

Thank voyage74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food , reasonably priced, with a great sea view,and friendly service...as a solo traveller, returned several evenings, and was greeted like a family member..Grazie per il limoncello!

Thank 86Patricia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there for pizza coz I heard they were good. The waiter suggested me to try pistacchio and it was awesome! So great and delicious and perfect! Also the service was very kind and polite, and they really wanted to take good care of...More

Thank Anne R
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This place serves good food and good size portions. Service is good and the place is clean and tidy.

Thank Willie N
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Situated right on the seafront at Giardini Naxos, la Bussola offers lovely views of the bay and Taormina. We both had the mixed grilled seafood which was delicious - especially the seabass. Surprisingly​ for the second time the prawns weren't de-veined but perhaps this is...More

Thank John_The_Miner
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Good food and service. Very busy that evening as a full choir ate there and performed as well. So exciting. I enjoyed the pasta very much the fish was ok.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times and the service and food are perfect. The sicilian starter is fantastic I could easily eat it every day. Great location overlooking the sea.

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Located on the seaside this restaurant offers full meals. We were an extended family of 10 adults and 3 kids and had a very delicious and full lunch (for us the main meal of the day) for 130 Euro. One of the best value for...More

Thank Or B
Reviewed 13 October 2016

It was busy when we arrived but soon we were served. The food is good and the atmosphere was also good. I had spaghetti al vongole which was delicious

Thank annageezer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
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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