We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Bussola

Piazzale Facchinetti 11, 58015 Porto Santo Stefano, Monte Argentario, Italy
+39 0564 814225
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
6 Jul 2016
“Good pasta & risottos”
20 Oct 2016
“Why so serious?”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Piazzale Facchinetti 11, 58015 Porto Santo Stefano, Monte Argentario, Italy
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (768)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 768 reviews

Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I give four stars to the food but i give three stars in general because the staff was serious and not so friendly.. The restaurant is very nice and the food is also nice and fresh.. And tasteful! The fresh pasta with tartufo was delicious...More

Thank PicoRiko
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Positives: All the food was great - fresh fish brought to the table which you could choose from was a nice touch. Negatives: Service was poor. Made reservation via email. Walked into an empty restaurant. Told waiter I had reservation in Italian and was told...More

Thank Piccolo22
Reviewed 8 October 2016

During our holiday at the end ofSeptember, we enjoyed dinner twice in this lovely restaurant at the entrance of Port Santo Stefano. We preffered to sit inside but it's possible to eat outside as well. We shared a squid salad for a starter, which we...More

Thank Bergtes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

If You will go to Santo Porto Sterfano I recommend You to visit this restaurant. Very good place for a dinner, best seafood in Tuscany

Thank Kazimierz N
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, very good food. Friendly stuff. Good location. Sophisticated vine choice. Pets friendly .

Thank Vadim Y
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
Nearby Restaurants
Lo Sfizio
1,300 reviews
.59 km away
trattoria Dai Frati
279 reviews
.64 km away
Ferrini Alessandro
59 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cala Galera Diving Center
19 reviews
.06 km away
Centro Immersioni Costa D'argento
28 reviews
1.18 km away
Diving Il Nostromo
13 reviews
.02 km away
Gelateria Bar Chiodo
49 reviews
.83 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Accettano cani di circola taglia?
9 July 2016|
Answer Show all 7 answers
Response from SommelierAIS | Reviewed this property |
All'esterno l'ultima volta c'erano...
Google Translation
Sono disponibili opzioni senza glutine?
22 June 2016|
Answer Show all 9 answers
Response from Patrizia G | Reviewed this property |
Si. Vengono serviti anche antipasti a parte molto buoni
Google Translation
Improve this listing

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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail