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45 rue du Loup, 33000 Bordeaux, France (Rue Sainte-Catherine)
05 56 81 41 41
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Ranked #211 of 1,614 Restaurants in Bordeaux
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $29
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Rue Sainte-Catherine
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Rothes, Scotland.
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Served by a waitress with a toddler on the hip, whose feed bottle was placed on whatever table she was serving. Had to send a pizza back as the base was uncooked in the middle. Only place in Bordeaux that we never left a tip.

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I didn't think we would end up eating an Italian meal in Bordeaux but with a kid, we were ultimately destined to a pizza or a pasta! We followed TripAdvisor's advice and chose Positano over Croc Coup a few doors down. We were not disappointed. The food is as good as we have had in Italy. The ciabatta strips for... More 

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England
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

I don't like pizza that much but as my partner and his mum chose pizza I followed suit and I was not disappointed it was delicious. Even though I was full i could not resist the beautiful tiramisu. Do call in and enjoy!

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Tocane Saint-Apre, France
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Enthused by the comments on TripAdvisor, we booked for 12.30 yesterday and found the restaurant easily. It is just a minute’s walk round the corner from the “Ste Catherine” tram stop. We knew the aspect would be homely. It was. Very. Like a set from the 60s. There was an unpleasant smell of cleaning fluid as we entered, but it... More 

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Victoria, BC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

In the last week of our visit to Bordeaux we found this Italian resteraunt. The food was AMAZING!!! We went twice in one week and everything we ordered was simply fantastic. This is a small family run resteraunt and the owners take much pride in what they do. All 4 of us consider ourselves as foodies, we are cultured in... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

really delicious food and lovely selection. friendly waitress but slow service.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

My wife and I found this to be a very nice experience. Food was fantastic. We had a pizza and pasta, both very generous serves, with a nice sangiovese. Excellent value and very friendly service. Would happily recommend to anyone looking for Italian in Bordeaux.

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Harrogate
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59 reviews 59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011

Visited the restaurant following good reviews on TA. Fairly basic decor and vitually empty when we first arrived, although the waitress had to check she could fit us in! The reason why became apparent later, not because it was fully booked, but as they were understaffed - just one front of house and one chef! This resulted in long waits... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2011

Small and hard to find but with superb service and magnificent food. Well done and thanks.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2011 via mobile

Best Italian ive ever had. Caprise salad with foccaccia to start which was simply Devine, then a calzone for my partner which was amazing and he couldn't finish, I had the spaghetti prawns. It was so tasty with bags of flavour, the waitress was friendly and very nice. It's such a shame this place isn't more busy, when it deserves... More 

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Additional Information about POSITANO

Address: 45 rue du Loup, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Phone Number: 05 56 81 41 41
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux>  > Rue Sainte-Catherine
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 29
Cuisine: Italian

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