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La Bussola

Piazzale Facchinetti 11, 58015 Porto Santo Stefano, Monte Argentario, Italy
+39 0564 814225
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh fish” (6 reviews)
“tartufo” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Piazzale Facchinetti 11, 58015 Porto Santo Stefano, Monte Argentario, Italy
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11 - 20 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 28 August 2016

Our dinner here was ok, nothing really went wrong but we couldn't be fully satisfied either. You can find a lot of good and dutifully prepared fish based dishes, mostly traditional ones and you can pick whatever you like without fear of any bad surprises....More

1  Thank Michela R
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We went boating renting through Tolu and his owner (Paolo) has his brother (Mario) running this amazing restaurant, with dishes rather fish oriented of the highest quality and prepare as has to be prepared. Indeed, we tried to find something wrong in the various dishes...More

Thank BooBear1313
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We turned up without a reservation on a Sunday evening and they made room for us despite being almost full. We had a great meal with very good quality fish and seafood. The service was professional and the cost was fair and reasonable given the...More

Thank Jonathan J
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I went to La Bussola with my partner attracted by the excellent TripAdvisor reviews and was appalled by our experience. Firstly we asked for a table and a flustered waitress left us waiting without giving us any idea of how long it was going to...More

Thank Lilluzza82
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We ate here the night we got to Italy and it was a great to have a delicious plate of pasta and risotto. Prices we thought were very reasonable. The menu looked varied but we only ate one course there.

Thank Harry95
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is excellent, but it's location is not the best. Don't worry about that. Go eat some excellent fish. We had an expertly prepared dorado, baked with olive oil and herbs and sliced potatoes. Best fish ever? Close. Caught in the morning, served in...More

Thank BobbieMac421
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

A place where one can eat decent food, priced correctly. I had a steak that actually arrived without the green peper sauce as mentioned in the menu. Was ok but not spectacular. My other friends had different pasta with sea stuff. Same rating.

Thank Catalin M
Reviewed 11 May 2016

La Bussola in San Stefano, a seaport of Tuscany, exceed our expectatiions. The chef makes quite delicious original pasta first courses, and has various good seafood and meat selections for main courses. The Tuscan white and red wines are excellent, and we liked that it...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 12 October 2015

In Italy never go to places which have picture menu or no one in the place! Instead ask from locals! This is how italian modern saying goes and what we did in Argento, Porto Santo Stefano when we wanted to have a nice see-based lunch!...More

Thank Ülle T
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We were there to have lunch. We ate at 14.30 and the service was extremely kind and completely at our disposal. The menù is wide and interesting. It was to hot to eat large meals, therefore we took only the "primi piatti". Nice recipes, well...More

1  Thank Topissi
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazzale Facchinetti 11, 58015 Porto Santo Stefano, Monte Argentario, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Grosseto  >  Monte Argentario  >  Porto Santo Stefano
  • Phone Number: +39 0564 814225
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