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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%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (17 reviews)
“sorbet” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Tisandros n. 64 | Messina, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
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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.

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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
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

I can't get over how cheap this restaurant is in comparison to others in the same area! It has the same offerings as all the restaurants in Giardini Naxos and Taormina- pastas, seafood, pizza, meats etc.. We went on a Saturday night and it was...More

Thank Emerbc
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant deserves credit, I have eaten here several times throughout my holiday and it never fails it's own by Massimo and his wife they work very hard there tourist menu are both good value considering the quality of food and generosity. I have a...More

Thank Salvo M
Reviewed July 1, 2017 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 June 26, 2017 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 June 22, 2017

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 June 16, 2017

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 June 14, 2017

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

Thank Willie N
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Restaurant Details

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