We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ristorante Buca di Bacco

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Via Rampa Teglia, 4, 84017 Positano, Italy
089.875699
Website
Add hours for Ristorante Buca di Bacco and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Scenic view
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 646 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 305
    Excellent
  • 229
    Very good
  • 87
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
SO Special

On a day trip from Rome this was the most beautiful and relaxing way to have lunch. The view is beautiful. The restaurant is in a hotel by sea. Our food was so delicious We had fiori di zucchine, fusilli fiori zucchine ,ravioli provola, rana pescatrice, spigola a vapore , freddo ,coffee... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
ms.go-go
,
Dahlonega, Georgia
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
Add Photo Write a Review

646 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Dahlonega, Georgia
Top Contributor
286 reviews 286 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

On a day trip from Rome this was the most beautiful and relaxing way to have lunch. The view is beautiful. The restaurant is in a hotel by sea. Our food was so delicious We had fiori di zucchine, fusilli fiori zucchine ,ravioli provola, rana pescatrice, spigola a vapore , freddo ,coffee and waters So the food was the best... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Miami, Florida
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The Buca di Bacco restaurant with sea views, allows you to relax and unwind !! The Hotel is renowned for its restaurant....you could say it is the jewel in the crown of the hotel. Anna and Carla Rispoli recreate traditional and regional specialties with great care. Delicious plates using the freshest local produce lets the visitor enjoy the natural flavors... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Positano, Italy
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We had lunch here one day and it was very good. The wife had a calzone and I had grilled sardines. We shared a nice salad and some red wine. Our table overlooked the beach and ocean where we could see colorful fishing boats sitting on the sand, and watch the tourists looking silly taking pictures with their ipads. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

If you're looking for a relaxed dinner while enjoying the island of Capri, this is good for a second or third night. It wasn't the best meal we had in Capri, but it was in our top 3! The wine selection was solid and the food was cooked extremely well. It was our first trip to Italy, so we were... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brooklyn, New York
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I had heard and read great things about Ristorante Buca di Bacco and was excited to try it. Unfortunately, this was the worst meal we had in Italy over the two weeks we were there. I should preface that by saying, it was by NO means horrible, but it was very underwhelming. Very typical American/Italian menu, the pasta dish I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Palm Beach, Florida
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The food and service were very good. I stayed in the hotel so I got the 10% off the meal but the location was superb since my table was right facing the water. I would recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Heathrow
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Nice setting by the port with great food. The eggplant croquettes were tasty and not greasy. The side of spinach with olive oil and garlic went well with the chicken parmagiana. Ask for extra sauce. The bouillabaisse was outstanding and loaded with shellfish. fish and a giant octopus. A shot of lemoncello finished the meal.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mississauga
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

On a recent trip to Positano Italy, I had a chance to eat at this restaurant and I liked it so much I even took their cooking class as well. I had lunch there first and when I found out they had cooking classes I signed up with no reservations. The food is fresh and mouth watering, the view just... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Elgin, Illinois
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We had a lot of really great meals during our honeymoon in Italy, so unfortunately, this place had stiff competition. I ordered pasta with pesto and my husband ordered lamb (I think). We were both underwhelmed. Our server was very good, and we sat outside so we had a beautiful view, but for the money, I wish we would've tried... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Minnetonka, Minnesota
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We stayed at the Buca Di Bacco Hotel for 3 days and couldn't be happier. We ate at all three of the dining options. Only this restaurant disappointed us. The food and service in Positano sets a very high standard and this place didn't measure up. The food was well prepared and tasty but the service was the problem. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Ristorante Buca di Bacco also viewed

 
Positano, Amalfi Coast
Positano, Amalfi Coast
 

Been to Ristorante Buca di Bacco? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Rampa Teglia, 4, 84017 Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: 089.875699

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 38 - 65
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ristorante Buca di Bacco staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?