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La Bussola

Via Spagna 29, 37016 Garda, Italy
+39 045 725 6475
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sorbet” (51 reviews)
“pizza bread” (21 reviews)
“noodles” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Spagna 29, 37016 Garda, Italy
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1 - 10 of 364 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s a very nice restaurant with a very good dishes a classic local food, the waitress was very nice and friendly and very good atmosphere

Thank 917yanivd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only wanted a light evening lunch so had pizza and chips to share. Staff were accommodating at a busy time of day and we were welcomed by friendly waiters. Our 8 month old was the star attraction and all the staff loved her. Food...More

Thank UK-Yorkshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited La Bussola again this year and renewed our friendship with Giovanni and his brother. All the staff were very friendly and attentive. We ate almost every lunchtime and were never disappointed. The last lunch time was fantastic, we shared octopus salad, very tender...More

Thank Ann J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food but very generous portions. Take an empty belly and share the antipasti starters! Also some lovely little extras thrown in for free, aperol and sorbet. Really friendly staff too

Thank jersey_hancock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Finite touches are no compensation for an under cooked pizza base. Main meals arrived 10 minutes apart & the waiter had to be reminded that my meal had not arrived. Over priced & under rated!

Thank rita63uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to resrtrant at the afternoon after travling at garda. The place is lovley. Very good service. Food was 99.... we orderd seabass, piza very giod vegeterion pasta. Glass off wine. The all familey enjoyed. One off the restarnt that were at these trrep....More

Thank Gadi19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely lunch with my family. Lots of lovely touches garlic bread, sorbet free of charge. Very enjoyable

Thank Foxy-Webbo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this little restaurant tucked away down one of the many streets leading from the lake front. I had a superb grilled salmon and my wife had pork in lemon, all beautifully cooked followed by pannacottas for dessert. The staff were...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a beautiful holiday on lake Garda. Went to visit Giovanni on 3 occasions with my wife brother and sister in law. Had a lovely welcome from the team and absolutely delicious food once again. Hope to see again next year. Look after...More

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here one night in August and chose the restaurant based on trip advisor reviews and ratings. In a town where there are many restaurants all serving a good range of Italian food it is hard to choose where to go. There were some...More

Thank CroomstyxKent
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Holly M
17 August 2017|
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Response from Terry W | Reviewed this property |
We simply walked in lunch time and booked for the evening.
26 June 2015|
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Response from 121,152 | Reviewed this property |
Whoops! Sorry guys....the tea/coffee question wasn't supposed to be about La Bussola but about the hotel we were going to, my mistake but thanks anyway.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 74
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Spagna 29, 37016 Garda, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Verona  >  Garda
  • Phone Number: +39 045 725 6475
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