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La Bussola da Gino

Via Vecchia Fiorentina Tronco II N. 328 | Catena di Quarrata, 51039, Quarrata, Italy
+39 0573 743128
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
9 Feb 2018
27 Sep 2016
“Delicious pasta and meat ”
Closed Now
$$ - $$$
Via Vecchia Fiorentina Tronco II N. 328 | Catena di Quarrata, 51039, Quarrata, Italy
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Nice location and well furnished restaurant though armchairs aren't exactly comfortable for dining. Quite good cooking and food but but I'd include some details about the meat (breed, animal feed, etc.). Good and extremely sympathetic service: I'm on a gluten free diet and our server...More

Thank BUGI_70
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Fabulous garden, delicious starters, pasta, pork or beef meat. Great wines.. Very pleasent and friendly place thanks to Gino.. Place to return soon.

Thank Hakan S
Moreno I, Proprietario at La Bussola da Gino, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

Thank u so much for u re great feedback ,,, See u soon

Reviewed 18 January 2015

I could not resist another visit to La Bussola, my favourite restaurant in the area, this time for lunch. Friends encouraged me to have pasta but I was won over by the Maialino Nostrale. Expecting something along the lines of a fancy pork chop I...More

Thank Delaey R
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Some weeks ago celebrating the return of a friend recuperating from surgery overseas, we feasted at La Bussola da Gino. This restaurant is the home of meat, relying on centuries of Tuscan tradition to delight and please. I have never I confess eaten so much...More

Thank Delaey R
Reviewed 26 June 2013

As you will understand from other reviewers (if reading italian), you will know this is a bit above the average, both when it comes to prices as well as the food. That said, for the same money, you may find yourself ripped off if unlucky...More

Thank AnotherSwede
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 89
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vecchia Fiorentina Tronco II N. 328 | Catena di Quarrata, 51039, Quarrata, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pistoia  >  Quarrata
  • Phone Number: +39 0573 743128
  • E-mail
La Bussola da Gino, is a charming little hotel and restaurant located in the foothills of Carmignano, a short distance from Florence, Pistoia, Prato and Montecatini. Opened in 1963 by the Ianda family, it is well reknowned for traditional Tuscan dishes. The menu follows the changing seasons rigorously, a vast selection of meat and game, wild mushrooms and fresh truffles are balanced with more modern and daring international combinations. La Bussola provides a comfortable warm and friendly environment for travellers looking to experience Tuscany at it’s best.
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