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Il Capitano

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Viale Pasitea, 119, 84017 Positano, Italy
+39 089 811351
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great view, obnoxious parrot

The food here was quite good and the view is spectacular. The mood is ruined s bit by a caged parrot that screams at the top of its lungs every few minutes. Worth a visit if you aren't feeling edgy or easily annoyed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Brooklyn, New York
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  • Romantic
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New York City, New York
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Walk up the hill and go here! Huge open terrace overlooking all of Positano. Great food, (black spaghetti!) super staff. Well worth seeking out.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I have been living in Rome for two years now, and I swear this is the best Italian food I have ever had until now. The place is not hard to find at all.Sitting on the terrace with an amazing view of the Amalfi coast, enjoying a perfect lunch, I cannot ask for more. I had a Risotto di il... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My boyfriend and I were here recently and it was amazing. We were seated on the big terrace overlooking the water without a reservation. The staff were quick to take our orders and the main guy who looked like the owner made sure everything was perfect. When he noticed our wine and bread was not on our table within 5-10... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The food here was quite good and the view is spectacular. The mood is ruined s bit by a caged parrot that screams at the top of its lungs every few minutes. Worth a visit if you aren't feeling edgy or easily annoyed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We came here late one night for dinner. We were seated promptly without having a reservation and the service and food were both excellent. Would recommend this place while on vacation in Positano.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The restaurant food is pretty good but nothing exceptional. The combo good food/ view tho is just completely amazing. Make sure you make a reservation to get a table on the side. We loved the experience. The staff seemed a little overwhelmed and that was a little disappointing. Overall, its worth a visit.

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London, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We had our first Positano dinner here. It was near our hotel. Service was okay but a bit slow. Staff were very nice. Pizza was fantastic. I had the lamb chops which were really good as well. The best part of this restaurant is the deck overlooks the sea, it has a lovely view. We got a front table to... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The view was amazing, which is what you're paying for. Certainly not the service. We didn't like the Rose wine we were served, so we asked the waitor to recommend another and he disappeared! We ordered a fish main which was supposed to be filleted but every mouthful had bones in it.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Plenty of bread and breadsticks but poor food and impersonal service. Fried fish mains was not as the menu and tasted of not much, tuna main course was dry and tasteless, a small arrangement of tuna with literally nothing else in the plate other than a balsamic reduction. May have been a mistake but we did manage to stop the... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We chanced Il Capitano one evening as we had not made a reservation. The restaurant is located over-looking Positano so the vista is exceptional. Food and service were very good - particularly the pan-fried Bacalao (cod fish). As it's name suggests, best bet is seafood here. If you want a premium table with a great view you will need to... More 

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Additional Information about Il Capitano

Address: Viale Pasitea, 119, 84017 Positano, Italy
Phone Number: +39 089 811351
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
Average Prices: USD 55 - 154
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Greek

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  • Address: Viale Pasitea, 119, 84017 Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: +39 089 811351

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 55 - 154
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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