Steve's Piccola Bussola of Hauppauge

4.7
127 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
The original Steve's opened in 1991 on Old Country Road in the heart of Westbury. This is the newest and third location! It is owned and operated by the Vaccaro family who has been in the restaurant business for 40 years. Steve's Piccola Bussola is family-style dining with big flavors, quality food, and dedicated service. Steve's revels in traditional, hearty southern Italian fare, but also touches on other regions as well. The sauces taste just as good now as they did when they opened twenty five years ago. They only use the freshest ingredients. Steve and his son Joe are driven to give their customers the best experience possible from start to finish, antipasto all the way to dessert. Single portions are an option on the menu as well as Gluten free...... Come hungry!!
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OpenTable Diner
Naples
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall2food1service2ambience3

It took a long time till a waiter asked for our order. Only two other tables with customers.
The ravioli was terrible, we had children so did not say anything. It was tasteless and tough. The dough was to thick and under cooked. The spaghetti average, the sauce barely ok.
I can purchase better tasting ravioli at Costco and better tasting food at uncle giuseppe's melville.
Way overpriced. Terrible

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vipCharlesP
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is always great and the service as well. I've never had a bad meal.

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vipCharlesP
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Go hungry and eat hardy. Everything on the menu is fantastic.

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vipAndreaS
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always!

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vipBrbE
New York Area
50 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Don't judge a book by its cover. A store front near the LIE Exit 55-56, we were dubious.
Wow, open the door to an elegant dining room and a warm welcome. The menu is varied with many day specials. Perhaps, the best baked clams we ever enjoyed, crispy, tender and flavorful. Order the dozen, you will not be sorry. The shrimp fra diavlo was a huge portion of linguine pasta with a generous portion of decent sized shrimp. The Cappellini special featured scallops and shrimp in a light cream sauce. Enough for three meals.
Chocolate mousse cake was divine. Strong chocolate flavor with a creamy mousse. I asked for a fresh brewed cup of coffee and the staff delivered.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious. Would go back again and again!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food

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vipMoonstruckOne
New York Area
378 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Delicious grilled artichokes and swordfish. Baked clams were disappointing.
Service was excellent.

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bigeats1
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Our dining experience was for the most part really good. The food was delicious and the portions generous. I ordered the veal chop Parmigiano, my favorite. The chop was huge, tender and delicious.

All the food that we ordered was very good. The problem was that at the end of our dinner, we literally were asked to leave because they needed the table. I thought that this really showed no class, there was a much better way to handle this type of request. The could've offered us to come sit at the bar, maybe a cordial. I thought that the way we were asked to leave was very rude, especially when my table of 4 spent $400. I was so annoyed, I can't even remember what the table had, thank God I took pics.

The alfredo was enjoyed, very creamy. The Italian cheesecake I enjoyed.

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viplexs
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Great food and wine at a reasonable price. Staff was very attentive

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vipLacieMia
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

The first time we went here it was closer to closing, so it was very quiet, with only one other table. This time, the place was cranking--and very loud. It was definitely not the place to be for a quiet conversation. However, the food was very good and plentiful. And the service was exceptional!! The wait staff was in sync and really hustled. They were incredibly attentive to all their customers, despite having a full house. Rico was wonderful! And the valet man was also a sweetheart. We'll definitely be returning.

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vipBobT
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food and service is always on point. Excellent staff !

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

First time dining and it was great. A little noisy and crowded, but the food was to die for. Came out quickly once we ordered and absolutely delicious. We were in from out of town but would definitely go again.

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vipDD59
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service and food excellent.

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vipSteakeater
New York Area
49 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

First time visitors but we will be back! This place is a hidden gem! Everything was fantastic and a great value!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great meal with wonderful service

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vipKerri
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Steve's is cozy environment. The staff is very attentive and friendly. Cocktails and food are terrific, and the chef will work with you to customize your dish.

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vipMoonstruckOne
New York Area
378 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is outstanding. The best grilled artichokes I ever ate. Great bread. Delicious cold seafood salad. Lots of fresh fish...halibut, branzino, sea bass. Wonderful service from Rico and Arturo. Great prices except the cake. My fav Italian restaurant on LI.

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vipTEDYBARE
New York Area
108 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was very fresh and service was excellent. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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vipJeanne
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and excellent service will be back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Definitely one of our favorite restaurants food service and food never disappoints.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food is consistently delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The Chicken Scarpariello on the bone was amazing! Clam appetizer was very good as was the mussels. Nice ambiance and service, where there is no rush in enjoying a nice evening with friends. Easy to talk with others without loud music which seems to be the norm these days. Would highly recommend this restaurant for a great meal and a relaxing environment.

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PhiljP
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

As always, great food & service.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Date night with my beautiful wife and amazing daughter was perfect between the food and friendly staff.

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DonnaL
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service! Food was delicious and well portioned. Atmosphere was quiet and Dean Martin’s music filled the air.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing!! Absolutely delicious. I had the baked clams and linguine with white clam sauce. My friend had one of the steaks (which I also tasted, which was one of the best steaks I’ve ever had.

Our waiter was great and provided wonderful service. The Chef came out and asked how we enjoyed the food. Overall we had a great dining experience and are looking forward to going back!

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vipjeffs
New York Area
96 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As always, week after week Steve’s can’t be beat

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vipSunnygirl
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Lovely spot that I would try again...just felt that the food was a little bland. Wonderful service, my friends were happy!

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vipjeffs
New York Area
96 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

As always great food

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davidw
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall3food5service4ambience1

No social distancing. Restaurant was over crowded

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Butcherman
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Getting out and enjoying great food

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Trish
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always amazing. The staff is always so friendly & accommodating.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great spot great food service and real drinks been there many times a must see

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vipjustvisiting
New York Area
50 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Thanks again for great meal

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vipRichardG
Miami
20 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Valentines Day. Had to send back our filet minion. Don’t order beef here. Stick to the Italian menu items

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KennyandEthel
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the service was great - Will definitely go back

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DeborahA
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Terrific and friendly service..always remember you...great Italian food, particularly the daily fish specials..highly recommended...

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We enjoyed the calamari and baked clams with the chopped salad to start. All very good. For dinner I enjoyed the amazing veal meatballs, my wife had the cavitelli special which was ok, the chicken parm my son had was delightful. The service was excellent and the servers were plentiful and attentive. This was our first experience. Can’t wait to go back.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Service was fantastic, the staff was top notch. My only knock is that most is a la carte, would have enjoyed a small salad or a plate of pasta perhaps.
Overall the dining experience was very good

FAQs

Steve's Piccola Bussola of Hauppauge offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (631) 761-6600.

Steve's Piccola Bussola of Hauppauge is rated 4.7 stars by 127 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.