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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: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Instagram: ristorante_il_capitano

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    Very good
  • 36
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  • 30
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  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Unbelievable views. Very good food.

Good food, but the views are even better. Excellent place for lunch or dinner. Add it to your list of restaurants to eat at in Positano.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
DevonMcSchnitzel
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Romantic
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Reading, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We booked Il Capitano especially for my 40th birthday dinner and was definitely not disappointed. The views were amazing as was the food and the service. Would highly recommend!

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Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Good food, but the views are even better. Excellent place for lunch or dinner. Add it to your list of restaurants to eat at in Positano.

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Patchogue, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My wife and I were spending time in Positano celebrating our 31 st anniversary. We asked our B and B which local restaurant they'd recommend, and they chose Il Capitano for our meal. This restaurant is situated roadside on one of the amazingly sloped roads that are Positano. Bring your walking shoes. You enter the restaurant , which is filled... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

It would be hard to beat the setting on a good night, but the food didn't impress. The lobster was particularly poor; the first was so tough and over cooked, I couldn't get it out of the shell. Sent it back. Manager not pleased, but it was 30€. The substitute was meagre and had no meat in the claw whatsoever.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I and several friends had dinner here and i was personally l put off by the immediate sight of several bound lobster sitting in a thimble full of water at the entrance. Even as an avid seafood lover i found this unpalatable. As far as the food went i and my friends enjoyed it greatly. Unfortunately the tuna i had... More 

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Fantastic setting on a terrace overlooking Positano. Josie gave us exceptional service and recommendations on specialities on the menu, and the cuisine was outstanding. We enjoyed two memorable evenings and would highly recommend dining here

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We went to another restaurant the previous night and were very disappointed with the food quality. Il Capitano was AMAZING. The view is absolutely breathtaking and incredibly romantic. Go before sunset so that you can enjoy watching the light change etc during your meal. The quality of the food was excellent. I had the lamb cutlets and my partner had... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This whole restaurant experience was just fantastic, from the lovely waitress Jose who looked after us so well, to the delicious food (especially the prawn spaghetti with citrus), excellent local wine but the most amazing thing was the view. Go before it gets dark to really enjoy. We went twice on our 3 night visit!!

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Arrived without a booking at a busy time but staff were very accommodating and soon found us a table. Nice spacious restaurant were you don't feel like every inch of available space is taken up shoe-horning yet another table in. The food was good and reasonably priced and there was a good view from the terrace. Service was efficient if... More 

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Cotswolds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Loved this restaurant especially if you have a table overlooking the sea and Positano! The food was excellent and in large amounts, couldn't eat 3 courses! Good wine list and service. The only slight niggle was that once we had finished eating, we were presented with the bill before we had even finished our coffee and felt as if we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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 56 - 158
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

Instagram: ristorante_il_capitano

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