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Il Capitano

Viale Pasitea, 119, 84017 Positano, Italy
+39 089 811351 ‎
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Ranked #24 of 72 restaurants in Positano
Price range: $59 - $132
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Garland, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I ate here with my 20-year-old daughter. We did not have a reservation (which I would highly recommend), but we arrived right when the restaurant opened for dinner and were seated without a reservation. We were given a two-person table -- not along the railing, but still with an absolutely gorgeous view of Positano and the water! Our waiter was... More

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montreal
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Again, you do pay for the view. Food is ok, service is lacking a bit. They are a little hesitant to give you a great table if you're not having four courses, even when the place is half empty. Nonetheless, the view is spectacular.

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Maryland,USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The people who worked here seemed like they didn't really care to be there.The food was ok .....I wouldn't go back again

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We had dinner here on our last night in Positano. We had been to multiple other restaurants and this was by far my favorite. It was very romantic! The view could not have been better and the seafood and pasta was so fresh and delicious! They even had live music, but it started shortly before we left. I could not... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Book a table a day in advance to be sure you will seat by the guardrail and have the best seats in the house! try the octopus carpaccio - you will never eat something that good again!

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Wantagh, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Il Capitano met all our needs and more. We stopped by earlier in the day for a reservation on a Saturday night and they were able to fit us in with no problem. They did mention however, that they would likely not be able to get us a table along the sea which we were okay with. When we arrived... More

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We had to wait a while for a table, but it was well worth the wait. We had changed one of the dishes to have with gnocchi instead of spaghetti and they were very accommodating. Service great and wine list very extensive. Would go back, has a beautiful spot on the terrace.

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London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Wonderful restaurant with stunning views over Positano and the Amalfi coastline.....great food and amazing service on a stunning terrace.....superb!!! Will go back!!

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Northumberland
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124 reviews 124 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I was slightly reluctant to try this restaurant to begin with. I am kit sure why. I think I felt that it would cater for a mass market given it's location. I was wrong. The food is very well prepared. The octopus carpaccio as a starter is superb, as was the spaghetti nero with squid. The fish stew was wonderful.... More

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Essex
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This restaurant is set on a terrace that overlooks the bay & is set back/down from the main road that runs into town. Everybody here is so friendly & the food was superb. Can get very busy in the evening, which says a lot. This is a "must visit" during your stay.

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