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Ristorante Buca di Bacco

Via Rampa Teglia, 4, 84017 Positano, Italy
089.875699
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Ranked #31 of 72 Restaurants in Positano
Price range: $45 - $77
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Los Angeles, California
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389 reviews 389 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

After being on the beach at Positano for a few days, we kept walking past Buca di Bacco on our way back up the hill through Positano. To me it looked like a touristy restaurant and I really did not want any part if it. But after checking Trip Advisor and saw the reviews we decided to try it for... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Boyfriend and I shared fabulous zuccini flowers stuffed with mozzarella. For mains we had steamed sea bass and asparagus with mash (with garlic at boyfriend's special request) and pasta with seafood. There was no shortage of seafood including razor clams which I had not eaten before. We were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food. We were just visiting... More

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Potomac, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Fabulous fresh seafood dishes but I must say the pasta with zucchini sauce and blossoms is DA BOMB!! OMG - I can't believe I ate the whole thing!! Fabulous and worth every single calorie!

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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Hard to get a better location, especially if you can grab a table on the balcony overlooking the water. Food was very good. Waiters were friendly.

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San Anselmo, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Not the best meal of our trip. Food was good, but not the quality we enjoyed at other Positano restaurants. I would count this as a "back up" location if other places are closed, etc. Again, good food, just not thrilling.

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South Easton, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My 4th visit to Positano and I finally tried this little gem. The veal stew was extraordinary with chestnuts and white wine. Amazing. Great service, lovely view.

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New York City, New York
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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Everyone must come here good is amazing the seafood is so fresh and pasta is homemade the staff is amazing and the chef is fabulous anything we wanted he could order can't wait to return !

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Nively located right on the beach in Positano the restaurant is attractive and has a covered outdoor seating area with great views of the sea and Positano. The service was excellent and the food was very good. The pasta was homemade and cooked perfectly. A really enjoyable meal on a wonderful location. Highly recomended and I couldn'd say that about... More

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Orlando, Florida
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109 reviews 109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We at there twice since the locals told us it was good. We were pleased both time with the food, service and house wine. Fresh, cooked to perfection and attentive service, one window with a view but you have to get there early to sit there.

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Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Definitely worth the money. We learned how to make a 5 course meal, had wine along the way, sit down dinner (that equalled 3 dinners, there was so much food) and easy to follow hands on cooking guidance. Chef was charming. Highly recommmend.

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