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Piccola Bussola Ristorante - Huntington

4.4
485 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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A trip to Piccola Bussola will remind you of mama's home cooking both in quality & quantity. With oak paneling, stained glass wall sconces, tones of beige, & forest green & cinnamon carpeting that creates a comfortable ambiance. Our handsome bar is a great place to enjoy a drink before you are seated at this popular restaurant.
Chef Felix Girasaki, from Peru, started at La Bussola (our sister restaurant) in 1982. He was trained by owner Pasquale Lubrano, & is now the chef at Piccola Bussola. The wait staff is totally professional, & many of them have been with the restaurant since it opened.
All the selections on the menu are served family style on a platter rather than a plate. Desserts are as large as the entree selections! Our tiramisu is believed by many to be the best on Long Island. Wines are reasonably priced with an excellent house Chianti available.
A steady clientele of devoted regulars, & families that enjoy casual dining, make Piccola Bussola a favorite.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm, Saturday - Sunday: 2:00pm - 10:30pm
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Phone number
(631) 692-6300
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AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Marco Lubrano
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Cross street
Round Swamp Road
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 485 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Food is always excellent as is the service. We enjoy their menu from top to bottom, and always enjoy the cinnamon biscotti with cannoli cream dessert.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

We always choose Piccola Bussola for special occasion because their outstanding customer service, amazing yummy food and classical decorations.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Another outstanding evening at Piccola Bussola. In-laws in from Vegas and wanted Italian. Wife and I took them to our go to Italian Restaurant, Piccola Bussola. Dinner choices were Chicken Francese, Chicken Marsala, Shrimp Scampi, and Swordfish Oregenata. Everyone had high praises from the starting chopped salads through the entrees right on to the tartufo deserts. Special props to the wait staff for their professional and always courteous service.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

The food and service was excellent I would recommend dining here for all occasions

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Always great food and wonderful service

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Well run staff know how to attend and serve at friendly pace. Visited during Huntington restaurant week which may explain why dozens of small tables were jammed tight chair back to chair back. Good old world Italian cuisine with quality ingredients. What more do you need.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Wonderful! Excellent food, service was fantastic! Highly recommended!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Another outstanding evening with friends at one of our favorite restaurants. Our waiter Victor once again made it a great dinner with a lot of laughs. Very attentive and accommodating. Will be back again soon....Thanks to John our host

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Packed. Glad I made a reservation. Still had to wait. Food was good. Portions were overwhelming. It was a bit heavy. Calamari was heavy deep fried. Share portions unless you want to take it home. Very reasonable for the price.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

The place was hopping on this Friday evening. Our server, Galileo, was great as always! Classic foods, prepared reliably well. And wines were wonderful compliments to our meal. Very nice time.

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Love going to this restaurant. Food and service is always great. A keeper in my books. That’s why I always go back.

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Very pleasant and great place for dinner. Waiter was so nice food is excellent and dessert yum. I would definitely go again.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

The food was delicious and portions were generous. I definitely would recommend dining here!

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Our latest visit this week has reinforced our belief that Piccola Bussola is our go to Italian Restaurant. The food and service remain at a the high standard we have come to enjoy. My Chicken Francaise with potato croquet was top notch. My wife opted for chicken piccata and was equally pleased. Our compliments to the chef, and a special shout out to Galileo our waiter; attentive but not intrusive.

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Never had a bad meal great staff and great food

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3.0Dined on March 18, 2018

expected more flavorful italian food based on reviews. wouldnt go back

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Our absolute favorite restaurant in Huntington! The food is excellent, and service is fantastic! Prices are reasonable; portions large. I would highly recommend Piccola Bussola!!

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Waiter victor is the best

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Great food! Good service! Space is a little tight, but highly recommended!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

First time at this restaurant Awesome

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3.0Dined on March 4, 2018

I have been here quite a few times. Always busy. Very loud. Usually portions were larger. Waited a long time to get our dinner. Vèry disappointing and embarrassing as we brought friends to dine with us.

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1.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Very disappointed. Got engaged at the Glen Cove location which was great, so took her to Huntington location for an anniversary. Loud, crowded, and hot inside--hey have too many tables on the floor. Buratta was cold. Striped Bass (special) was awful...dry, too fishy, and absolutely no taste at all. Tried to find waiter to send it back but he disappeared. Had about 1/4 of it and have felt ill since I got home. Wife's dinner was ok, but nothing special and just warm. Kitchen was behind. There are too many other good restaurants on LI, this one doesn't even come close.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Dinner was wonderful and our waiter was fabulous! We have frequented this restaurant for many, many years and the quality of the food never disappoints!

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3.0Dined on March 4, 2018

The waiter was good, but it took a long time to get the food. We got there at 7:00, ordered by 7:30 and didn’t eat until 9:00. The table was also too close to the wall with no room. We had one guest leave because they were very uncomfortable. Even if we had four people, I am unsure how people can sit against the wall comfortably. I think the large party table should be moved elsewhere.

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4.0Dined on February 27, 2018

I had fried calamari and veal Milanese. My wife had a chopped salad and linguini with white clam sauce. Everything was excellent, the portions are huge, and the prices are very fair. John, the owner was off the night we were there but his staff was on top of everything. We usually finish our meals but the portions were so big that we ended up taking home part of our meals.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Great value and great food! Our regular "Go to" place.

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

One of the finest restaurants around. Excellent food and staff.

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

This is our favorite restaurant by far. The food is consistently excellent/outstanding. Service is attentive and always accommodating. The staff will do anything to make sure you are happy . We love it.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Just one word excellent no need. For fifty characters in length

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2.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Service was good the food was just ok

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Great food! Good service - did not rush you. Very friendly staff. Always enjoyable.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Never disappoints!

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Very close to people next to us.

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4.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Food and service were very good and they have a decent choice of reasonably priced wines.
Only thing that was off was on how diners were seated. Despite the restaurant being no more than 25% full during our mid-week visit, they bunched all of the diners together rather than spreading them out.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

The food was absolutely delicious! Great service too!

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3.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Service was slooooow,waiter forgot some of the correct order. Restaurant should stop take out orders and concentrate on the seated guests.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

While the restaurant was very business, and for good reason, my group never felt rushed or ignored. The food was excellent and the owner, John, made a point of greeting not only my group but apparently all the other patrons as well. Truly a very satisfying experience.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Always a delicious meal with good service. Our waiter Victor was great!

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

our reservation was for 7 people at 7:15, we were not seated until 8:00 p.m. Since is was restaurant week, I'll give it a pass. The management was kind enough to take off our bar bill while we waited. Once inside the food was so delicious. Service could have been a little bit better managed. They ran out of one of the deserts we asked for too. I would give this restaurant another chance only for the fact that the food really was so delicious. It was also priced nicely, not over priced.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

We were 2 couples. Each entree was excellent. We are repeat patrons & would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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