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Via Pasitea, 266, 84017 Positano, Italy
39 089 811954
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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious food and nice atmosphere

We went to Positano last November and there were not so many restaurants open, somebody suggested this place and we were very glad to go there to have dinner. We ate there the best bruschetta ever! The atmosphere was very comfortable and the food was very good, we wanted to go to a place where... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
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MEXICO
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Wales, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

This small, rocky beach is about a ten minute walk from the main beach - Spaggia Del Fornillo. There is a friendly beach bar and four restaurants. Beach chairs and umbrellas can be hired for 8 €. What could be better than relaxing on this quiet beach in bright sunshine, gazing out to sea whilst drinking a tasty cocktail?

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Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Family atmosphere which has delicious food, and excellent service! They also have a pizza parlor to the left of the restaurant if someone is interested in take-out.

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Sydney, Australia
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12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We found this restaurant on a walk during the day and booked a table for dinner that night. The owner was fantastic as were the wait staff. The food was excellent and the prices reasonable. We wanted to try places that the locals would eat at and not just tourist places. The house wine was amazing for the price point... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Delicious meal and spectacular views. Stayed at Conco d'Oro ad it is within walking distance. Bellisimo!

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MEXICO
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We went to Positano last November and there were not so many restaurants open, somebody suggested this place and we were very glad to go there to have dinner. We ate there the best bruschetta ever! The atmosphere was very comfortable and the food was very good, we wanted to go to a place where locals use to eat. It... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We went to Positano in November so restaurants were very few. I was really glad that this was open. This was by far the best restaurant that we ate at in Positano. I had gnocci and it was the best I've ever had. I still think about it often. Portions were great, house wine was great and the mussels were... More 

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Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

One of the few restaurants open in November in Positano. Food was so good we ate there two nights. Easy walk from our hotel. Enjoyed the lasagna, pasta bolognese , salad, and wine. Warm reception from the hostess and family atmosphere. Shared the tiramisu with dinner companion,it was so delicious. Reasonable prices for food and wine,good service ,and excellent food.... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Il Fornillo is a good place to eat in Positano, and in mid-Nov when most other restaurants are closed, it is a great place to eat. The soups are excellent - bean and vegetable. Pizza is good. Pastas are good. Wine is reasonably priced and the ambience is very nice. Staff is friendly, but not overly attentive, which is standard.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We were recommended to go to this place by our hotel, and the food and ambiance was so great and comforting, we ended up eating there 3 of the 4 nights that we stayed at Positano. We ate the homemade pasta; clams, cheese, the gratinated sea bass, an enormous piece of grilled steak and yummy tiramisu...My partner has a fish... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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255 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

There were not many options as we went to Positano in low season. the service was friendly and the menu full of options. minestrone, octopus and grilled mozzarella were the best options.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Pasitea, 266, 84017 Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: 39 089 811954

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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