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La Taverna del Leone

Laurito 43, Positano, Italy
089/875474
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Ranked #11 of 73 Restaurants in Positano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Bad Essen, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Six of us ate here twice (Sept. 7 for lunch, Sept. 10 for dinner). We also had pizza delivered 2 other times. Excellent food! Vincenzo is a super cook and very friendly. Great service! Definitely recommend this place for all Amalfi Coast visitor and locals. Nice, relaxing atmosphere!

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

They treated my husband and I to complementary champagne because it was our honeymoon. Very friendly and romantic atmosphere. They also pick you up and drop you off. Great food with a customizable menu.

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Umbrias, Spain
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101 reviews 101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I was driving on the Amalfi coast with few friends from USA and on the way back to our Hotel we decided to stop in this restaurant for dinner. What a wonderful surprise, we had the best meal on our entire trip in this part of Italy, very nice restaurant with an amazing list of very good plates. We had... More

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Toronto
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We had an absolutely amazing dinner here. The owner picked us up from our hotel and brought us directly to the restaurant. The atmosphere is classy and comfortable, with Italians dining there. The menu was all in Italian (which we actually liked - felt more authentic) and the waiters were kind and helpful, and explained the menu to us. The... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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66 reviews 66 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The restaurant is a few minutes away from Positano. They offer a free shuttle service. I agree with most other contributors, the food is very nice, service is very friendly location is better than just ok. The entire experience, given the price, is very good. A place to visit.

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London
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

La Tavern del Leone was by far the best restaurant in Positano. While many of the other restaurants in town have beautiful views of the sea, La Taverna del Leone has a spectacular view of an immaculate kitchen. Watching the chefs was like watching a well orchestrated concert. The orange and shrimp risotto, the vegetable strudel, lentil soup, homemade pastas,... More

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Bay Area
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Truly one of the best pizzas we have ever had. They also have great pasta as well. Highly recommend this as one if the top 3 restaurants in Positano. They will pick you up at your hotel and drop you off after. The wait staff is lovely and the open kitchen is an added bonus.

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Perth, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We walked down one night and ordered a meal after reading about it. We ordered one thing and received another albeit with most sincere apologies from the gorgeous wait person. This place didn't work for me insofar as quality or taste of the food went.

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This restaurant is just ok. No complaints, but just ok. It is a nice set-up inside, with an open kitchen, a fireplace. There is a terrace, open to the road. No view of the sea, if that's what you are looking for- just the mountains. The service is great- very professional. The food is good, but it is what we... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We were recommended this restaurant by the Italian family that owned our hotel. They said this is where they go to eat. Although no views the food and service was outstanding.

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