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Wine-dark house

Via del saracino 6/8, Positano, Italy
+39 089 811 925
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Ranked #20 of 71 restaurants in Positano
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This restaurant serves delicious Italian dishes with a varied menu which should please everyone. They do offer a hamburger selection, but do yourself a favour and try something more adventurous. The first night we had calamari, octopus, eggplant and spaghetti with meatballs.

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We wandered into this restaurant our first night in Positano and were blown away. The BEST risotto in the world! The shell fish in it, was sweet, and fresh, and perfect. The meat and cheeses antipasta was amazing as well. In fact, we went back the very next day and ordered the same thing it was SO GOOD! The desert... More

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Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The owner sat us right away.We wanted to buy a bottle of local wine for dinner. He told us that he would like to bring over some tastes first so we would get what we liked. We found that to be very helpful since otherwise we would have been only taking our chances. We took our time with dinner and... More

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The restaurant was closed a few days during our stay in Positano, but we tried one more time and where thrilled to find it open. After weeks of Peroni, it was nice to enjoy London Pride on tap with a burger. Apparently the local teenagers like the fries on the burger and slather it with a ketchup/mayo combo. So when... More

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Philadelphia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We saw this restaurant very near to our apartment in Positano. It is on the walk heading down to the beach, and is only about 150 feet from the beachfront. It is recognizable because the restaurant is in a building painted a dark burgundy color. There were no tables left inside, so our group of five ate outside, just in... More

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Natchitoches LA
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I wanted to like Wine-dark for the name alone but it didn't live up to my expectations. The location is great, just up from the beach by the church, so based on the Tripadvisor reviews, I made it a point to stop there. Perhaps the problem was that it was at lunch and not dinner, or that they had just... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We went here for a dinner during our honeymoon based on TripAdvisor reviews, and were not disappointed! The owner seated us in their quiet courtyard area, which is just below the cathedral though you'd never know it since it's so peaceful and shady. We were given plenty of time to make our choices, but ultimately let the waitstaff/owner recommend what... More

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Llanbedrog, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Again we went past the 'Tourist' areas and up past the church and the Gem we found last year was just as last time!! Excellent food and wine and attentions of 'Mine Host' adds to the experience!!

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Hopetoun, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I found this little cafe/ restaurant while out walking one day, it,s located just off Piazza Flavio Gioia, it was also later recommended to us by some other regular hotel guests that night. The food is wonderful, the Stuffed rolled veal or the Egg Plant parmigiana is fantastic and I can recommend a bottle of the local... More

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

One of our best meals in Positano. Excellent pasta dishes. Great service. Great local wine selection. Reasonable prices.

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