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Il Fornillo

Via Pasitea, 266, 84017 Positano, Italy
39 089 811954
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Ranked #32 of 71 restaurants in Positano
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The food was delicious and the service was good. People were very friendly and found a beautiful table at the front.The position overlooking the water was fabulous. It is worth booking. It was reasonably priced.

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Great lunch with a view. Easy (and close as we were staying up the hill in Positano) and then we ordered a takeaway on a separate day when staying in and enjoying the view with a glass (or 2!) of wine was the order of the day. Staff was great and pizza was very good.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stopped on the terrace for a drink and a light lunch around 04.00pm and we couldn't get any food, the kitchen was closed. So we only had a drink. As the atmosphere was quite pleasant, the following evening after a disappointing meal in an other restaurant, we decided to come back to Il Fornillo for a dessert. The waiter... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We stopped in to eat for lunch on our way down into the city center. They brought the drinks and we went to order - "no pizza for lunch" - only the higher priced fare. We should have taken the hint and left. Ordered four small plates. Over €70 including a €2 "cover charge" per person and sudden incomprehension of... More

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Beautiful little restaurant on the hillside of Positano! Our Hotel (Hotel Vittoria referred us, and made us a reservation) It was one of the best meals on our entire trip to Italy! I got eggplant parmesan, and my boyfriend got fish. I don't usually eat fish, but it was the best I've ever had! He doesn't eat tomatoes, and he... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Dinner on Wednesday evening (11 June 2014), selected this restaurant as it was near where we were staying and seemed to have a good outlook. Upon being shown to our seat the drama commenced, two woman who appear to run the show (dressed in dark grab and smelling of body odour) started bullying their staff and were extremely sullen despite... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This was a very busy restaurant and we were surprised at how "average" it was. The food was "ok" - it took longer than expected (even for Italy!) to be asked if we wanted a drink (approx 10 mins). Maybe we were just unlucky but wouldn't be on our recommended list

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Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

Discovered this venue on our first day in Positano. The pasta was excellent on our first visit and we decided to go back the next evening for pizza. Pizza was wonderful! We decided that we just had to go back for our last day before leaving and were not disappointed. The wait staff is so polite and attentive that you... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
243 reviews 243 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The staff here were very helpful in showing gluten free options to my friend. Though he was disappointed with his pizza- the only one he thought negatively of on our trip to Italy, my pizza with patate fritte was amazing. The view from this restaurant is truly amazing and I highly recommend it!

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Whitianga
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This was our first meal in Positano and after a full day of travelling to get here we wanted something close to our hotel. The hotel recommended this one. The food was great and I had a lovely seafood tangiatelli....The restaurants seem to be wbetter value the further up the hill you go although we did not know this at... More

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