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La Bussola da Gino

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Via Vecchia Fiorentina Tronco II N. 328 | Catena di Quarrata, 51039, Quarrata, Italy
+39 0573 743128
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12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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.

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Moreno I, Proprietario at La Bussola da Gino, responded to this review

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

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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 was blown away by a quarter of a suckling pig, roasted to perfection. If you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 meat in one sitting. I was very late and the fires had died down so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 to visit the wrong places in Florence, hence at la Bussola you will get true... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$89
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
Saturday
20:00 - 23:00
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
Description
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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