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La Bussola Restaurant

1451 Ellis Street, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2A3, Canada
+1 250-763-3110
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good18%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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1451 Ellis Street, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2A3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was such a disappointment for a special occasion outing! The atmosphere is pleasant, but not romantic, with more of a family dinner vibe. The wine list is extensive, however little is available in the midrange and nothing in the lower range of decent wines....More

Thank terimathis
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is right downtown with parking across the street. We found the food to be good but not special on our most recent visit. Prices are on the higher side. Service was friendly and helpful.

Thank abarker02
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I know several people who love this place so finally decided to take the plunge and open up the wallet!! The service was great and the food very good, fresh and flavourful. We looked at the wine list and glad that we were seated. We...More

Thank canadianinriyadh
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

It was our 48th anniversary and we were visiting our daughter and her family. We chose this restaurant based on reviews, looked forward to good experience. We were extremely disappointed. After ordering a bottle of wine, we waited for 20 minutes for it to be...More

3  Thank Judy D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My family brought me here to celebrate my 62 nd Birthday. Little did I know I was going to the best Italian Restaurant in Kelowna. Service was excellent,. Wine, even the house Red was fabulous. We will be back.

Thank Lou B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Found this gem of a restaurant while on a tour of western Canada. My first thought as an Italian from New York, was how can there be good Italian food in British Columbia. I soon realized there isn't, there is GREAT Italian food in British...More

Thank robertkZ8533GS
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We had such a good dinner with friends...Evertything was so good...the wait staff outstanding, and the ambiance hard to beat..not to mention wonderful wines..

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We had just arrived in Kelowna late Saturday and wanted a special dinner. We managed to get a table at this very personalized little Italian restaurant in the center of town. Weather was not great so we skipped the patio and chose a table indoors....More

Thank cooperpeterj
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed another great meal at one of my favorite restaurants in Kelowna. Service, attention to detail and the wine list are the reasons this place gets my nod.

Thank Victor N
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We came on a Saturday night with a reservation and were seated right away. The wine list is ridiculously expensive. I'm not sure we found a red wine bottle under $100. We ended up ordering a carafe of syrah for $49, and it was not...More

1  Thank Amcase83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1451 Ellis Street, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Kelowna>  > Central City
  • Neighbourhood: Central City
  • Phone Number: +1 250-763-3110
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Located in the heart of downtown Kelowna, La Bussola is perfect for families, entertaining clients, large group function, or simply enjoying an evening out. With over 950 wines to choose from, La Bussola holds the largest selection of sought after BC wines as well as the most extensive Italian selections in British Columbia. A family business since 1974, La Bussola is minutes away from Prospera Place Arena, Rotary Center for the Arts, Kelowna Community Theater and walking distance from the Delta Grand Hotel.
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