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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 73 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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

We just went there as a coiple for a glass of wine and a snack. The manager was really nice and made us try different wines. He explained the wines and served a plate of local cheese and hams (much better than other higher end places we went to). The little plaza/street between the beach and the church is also... More

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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We had lunch here now twice and want to go back again, dinner tomorrow night? Like the little garden atmosphere on the terrace outside. Staff are really friendly and helpful. Most importantly: great food! We tried various panini and the spaghetti with meatballs and some desserts. All dishes we had we enjoyed and for a very reasonable price too! Very... More

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London
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71 reviews 71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Sat outside in their casual courtyard for dinner one evening. This restaurant is located in central Positano on one of the winding streets that leads down to the beach. There is no sea view at this place however is still pleasant. Even though its only a couple of minutes walk to the beach it doesn't charge horrendous prices. For eur... More

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Paris, France
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134 reviews 134 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I wrote down some restaurant names that seemed to be worth exploring in Positano and happened to come across Wine Dark House in the very first day. It boasts a very nice shady patio so we didn't even think twice. The food is fresh and perfectly prepared, everything we ordered was delicious. Great choice of wine as well, the owner,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 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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80 reviews 80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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