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La Bussola Restaurant

1451 Ellis Street, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2A3, Canada
+1 250-763-3110
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good17%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1451 Ellis Street, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2A3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

the food we had was amazing it starts from the starter till the dessert everything was very good also lauretta and the service was very friendly. thanks for the lovely dinner regards from switzerland

Thank kinkygirl3017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had reservations and when we arrived, they wanted to put us in the back. The restaurant never did fill up and we had asked for a window table but they wouldn't give it to us. The table we had asked for stayed empty the entire...More

1  Thank Virginia H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I ate here on our first night after traveling to Kelowna. We really appreciated the friendly service and excellent food. I had the seafood risotto -- lots of seafood and excellent flavor. My husband and son had beef and pronounced it excellent...More

Thank DSF1
LaBussola M, Manager at La Bussola Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your experience! We're so happy you both enjoyed and hope you visit again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very comfortable classy restaurant with excellent food and service, We enjoyed the food which was well prepared and very tasty and reasonably priced for this type of restaurant. My only complaint was the very expensive price of the wine. To me $12...More

Thank bfeeny
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We had a very enjoyable dinner at La Bussola. The menu is adequate and the quality of the food excellent. Service was great but was spoiled a little by the pretentious sommelier! Excellent wine list but expensive!

Thank Eric T
LaBussola M, Manager at La Bussola Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing, we're so glad you enjoyed your experience with us! We'd love to know how we could improve our service in the future, please feel free to contact us at luigi@labussolarestaurant.com

Reviewed 10 June 2017

Three for dinner on June 6. We saw this restaurant was categorized as fine dining and we had already been to other such categorized places during our 4 day stay in Kelowna. On first appearance this was a typical old style Italian restaurant but the...More

Thank denis b
LaBussola M, Manager at La Bussola Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are truly sorry to hear about your experience – we strive to ensure our guests leave La Bussola satisfied and with great memories! We too love Spanish wine and try to keep a selection of bottles available; however, the majority of our wine list...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Good ambiance and staff were amazing. Good selection of drinks. Veal was amazing. Ordering on iPads was interesting. Really enjoyed our waiter.

Thank Gary O
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous meal here and enjoyed the experience as well as the food. The white linens and perfectly set tables were a wonderful backdrop for each of our delightful courses. The staff is warm as well as professional. The menu offers variety and...More

2  Thank Ann W
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The gnocchi was to die for and the service was outstanding. The staff went out of their way to make sure our meal was memorable. We will definitely be making a return visit.

2  Thank F2968IQterrym
LaBussola M, Manager at La Bussola Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed! Thanks for sharing.

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the ambiance of this restaurant. They have done a great job of making each table seem very intimate, almost like there is no one else in the restaurant. The service deserved more than a 5 and the restaurant itself was very nice....More

Thank Rebecca T
LaBussola M, Manager at La Bussola Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thanks for sharing Rebecca, we're so glad you enjoyed your experience. We'd love to know how to bring this up to a 5 star evening for you in the future!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 00:00
Thursday
17:30 - 00:00
Friday
17:30 - 00:00
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1451 Ellis Street, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Kelowna>  > Central City
  • Neighbourhood: Central City
  • Phone Number: +1 250-763-3110
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Description
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.
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