About Piccola Bussola Ristorante - Huntington
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.
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
Round Swamp Road
$31 to $50
Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Private Party Contact:
John Lubrano: 6316926300
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Piccola Bussola Ristorante - Huntington Ratings and Reviews
The food is consistently excellent. The kitchen accommodates all tastes and the service is great. It's our go to place when we get together with friends.
Pic cola Bussola is one of our favorite ...
Pic cola Bussola is one of our favorite places to dine!!!! If it's a family gathering or just my husband & myself ,they never disappoint. The food always tastes fresh & is hot. Service is friendly & professional looking forward to our next visit
All dishes fine. Portions huge.
All dishes fine. Portions huge.
E xcellent Food, slow service
We dined at this restaurant several times. Their pastas are very good, like grandma used to make. The pasta with clam sauce and their special with lobster and shrimp was incredible. However the wait for the first and second course is very long. If only they could speed up the time to be served. The waiters are all very good, but the kitchen needs to be faster. If this could be improved i would recommend this restaurant
Delicious food and service
Delicious food and service
Great Food..Nice Place. Reasonably price ...
Great Food..Nice Place. Reasonably priced.
the food we had which was a salad and appetizer was good. however, the restaurant was very busy and the kitchen extremely slow we had to leave before entree was served
Great Authentic Italian Restaurant
You can dine family style or opt for single portions - excellent food, you never feel rushed and the staff is attentive.
I took my mom here for her birthday dinn ...
I took my mom here for her birthday dinner. We both loved the food, service was great and can't wait to go back!!! I highly recommend this restaurant!
Sloppy and Discriminatory
The waitor gave us our wine glasses with wine all over, he didnt bother to clean it up and it made the table look ugly. It could have stained my white sweater. In addition, he was giving everyone else some complimentary chocolates for valentines day when they paid the bill but he didn't give any to us. I wondered if it was discriminatory.
Valentines Day Treat
Excellent classic Italian food with daily surprise special dishes. Each and every time we eat here the food is always delicious.
Very good food:)
Very good food:)
Consistently great restaurant
The service and the food are always excellent. John, the owner, is a pleasure to deal with.
Great night eating and talking
The sound level in this restaurant is very low and I could hear all of the conversation at the table. We ordered our food family style and shared a good Ceasar Salad, Penne Pasquale, and Chicken Campagnola which is the best Scapariella dish we've ever had...tons of dark meat chicken (special ordered that way and graciously accomodated) and sausage with delicious veggies in a brown sauce...Highly recommend this restaurant!
New Years Eve
My reservation for New Years Eve was amazing. In spite of the chaos of set seating and conflict of entry space-the staff did a super job. AND I told them so!!
We went as a group of 9 on a Monday nigh ...
We went as a group of 9 on a Monday night. The place was packed. Took awhile before anyone acknowledged us after being seated. Food was delicious, everything family style and ala carte. If you want pasta with your meal, remember you have to order it separate.
Good food NOT family style portions
The food is really good. We went for Christmas Eve dinner and I have to say that the portions are supposed to be "family style" and they were not. The prices reflect family style but the portions are not enough. We were a party of 8 and we were told to order 4 dishes. My niece wanted spaghetti with clam sauce so we ordered an extra dish and good thing we did. There was no food left to take home and we also ordered 3 appetizers which again were smaller than your normal family style portions. They charged a lot of money for these dishes and we were very disappointed. Don't know if I would go back again but the food is good.
Server was friendly and knew the right a ...
Server was friendly and knew the right amount to order for us. The food was delicious. We would and do always recommend piccolo bussulo. It is our favorite restaurant.
Table of six. Service and food were grea ...
Table of six. Service and food were great. Will go back.
Nothing to complain about
We had reservation and were sat immediately. It was pretty crowded for a Sunday night! We did wait a bit for menus and waiter, but we weren't in a rush. Food was very good, meatballs were a little burnt but not inedible. My husbands meal was fantastic! Def recommend!
Great food and service!
Four of us went to dinner on a Tuesday during November, which is their anniversary month, where process are rolled back 22 years earlier. We ordered several appetizers (stuffed artichokes and clams casino) and entrees (chicken scarpilello and shrimp areganatti). Everybody was delicious and the service was excellent! Best of all, the total bill for 4 of us was, with drinks, was $80! Fabulous!
good food, good service, what else do you want
good food, special occasion restaurant, just a very pleasant dining experience
Once again a perfect night out because of Piccola. I was raise on Italian food and this food is the real deal.
A Great Meal
We have been to Piccola Bussola many times and the food is always great and seems to get better with ages and there is always something new on the daily menu board.
Just excellent in every way. Food, service and ambiance.
Food was very tasty however first time I left restaurant hungry. Ordered veal Marsala and had to search for veal two pieces size of a silver dollar nothing came with veal. Mentioned this to owner and he said they must have cut it wrong not even offer of dessert on next visit. My husband had veal with eggplant and mozzarella on top also two. pieces not much bigger than mine, service was okay even though food tasty probably would not return
Food was delicious. Staff was great. It ...
Food was delicious. Staff was great. It was a sunday night so a bit quite. Can't wait to go back.
Loved the food
We enjoyed the chicken campagnola very much. The food was amazing. The service was really very good. It is a neighborhood restaurant that we have never tried and will be back.
The Greatest Dining Experience
Our server Victor was the best... He made us feel very at home...he couldn't have been more attentive to throughout the entire evening...we will definitely be back...thank you
We went at 5:00 on Sunday. The place was very busy with lots of young children, including a wining, crying baby. This did not make for nice ambiance. Our waiter was very nice, but he was rushing around and getting our food was slow. Getting and paying the check was even slower. The people next to us waited a really long time for their food and complained a lot to their waiter when the food finally came. Our Chilean sea bass was delicious, as was our Caesar salad and stuffed mushrooms. Our penne alla vodka was tasty, but could have been hotter. I think it sat around for a while before they brought it out. I also noticed that there were no windows in the dining room and I felt like I was in a basement. As we were leaving a couple wheeled in a stroller with a baby and we were glad to be on our way out.
Clams casino are the best I ever had. Tender clams excellent seasoning & crisp bacon. Veal sorentino was great & my wife loved the pork chop. Request James as your waiter he is the best
Excellent pasta with white clam sauce . ...
Excellent pasta with white clam sauce .we also had grilled chicken with salad. Moist chicken very healthy dish The service is always good.
Excellent Family Style Restaurant
This restarant is consistantly good. Food is always good and the service is attentive and professional. They have the same waiters and we are treated like family. The pasta with clam sauce tastes homemade. the other pasta's and entrees are so very good. It is a neighborhood gem!
Yummy food! Love how you can do either single dishes or family style. My favorite is the fried mozzarella appetizer!
a delcious family nite out
Happy that reservations are accepted so our table was ready for us when we arrived. The wait staff was knowledgeable on the food but served the salad with the scallops (an extra charge) that we did not order! The size of the portions are perfect for sharing. Happily there is street parking since I don't care for valet parking. We will definitely return again to dine with a group.
Family Style dinning at it's best!
Thiis Restaurant serves food that is very close to home made. The pasta with White Clam Sauce was very similar to my style of cooking. The service is very attentive and friendly. The wines are reasonably priced and they have a nice selection. I would recommend this restaurant to my friends and family. Its also good for a group, price is very reasonable.
I love this place. Been coming for years and will continue to as long as they hold up their end.
Will not go back!
Waited 30 mins for salad and 1 1/2 hrs for main course. Entrees were not hot. Eggplant parmegean was mush. Shrimp , spinach, and pasta dish nothing great and looked like a pasty mush thrown together. Roasted cauliflower was burnt. No one came over to apologize for the wait. The waiter made no eye contact with us as he passed our table many times. The tables around us were all discussing the same thing. When offered coffee/dessert, it wasn't even comped. I would not recommend and will not go back. Service was inexcusable and food was below average.
Never Go Back
We waited over 2 hours to be served with few if any apologies from the staff. We were a party of 10 with 2 small children. The reservation was made weeks in advance so they knew we would be coming. Our table wasn't ready, the waiter was never to be seen unless we found him and called him over. Over 2 hours later, we got our dinner. The only thing they took care of quickly was the check, which was good since we wanted to get out of the restaurant. Never again. This place should be closed.
Food is ALWAYS absolutely delicious! Was never disappointed in a meal! :)
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