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Via del saracino 6/8, Positano, Italy
+39 089 811 925
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  • 79
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best fried calamari anywhere on Earth

…yes... including Italy. A small restaurant with a limited but perfect menu. Friendly attentive service. Near a beautiful church that has wonderful concerts. A quite spot near the beach area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
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New York City, New York
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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123 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

…yes... including Italy. A small restaurant with a limited but perfect menu. Friendly attentive service. Near a beautiful church that has wonderful concerts. A quite spot near the beach area.

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Boston, MA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Charming owner who provided stellar recommendations. We were a bit hesitant to go, assuming that the central location would mean subpar food, but that wasn’t the case... great dining and convenient!

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Au
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

Many thanks to the owner who gave us warm and personal service, with very good food. Particularly liked the rolled stuffed beef plate.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nico, the owner, made our evening with a very special meal in mid-November when most other restaurants are closed. Warm enough to sit outside in the lovely courtyard, which was quite romantic. The vegetable soup was outstanding and the eggplant - both sandwich and entree - were the best meal we had in Italy. Nico's recommended wine, Falerno del Massico,... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We went here on our last night and wished we had visited sooner. I'd recommend it over the bright lights on the beach front every time. The food is excellent value for money and really good Italian fare and the owner is really friendly (especially if you like rugby!) When we return to Positano, we certainly won't be waiting until... More 

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Auburn, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Love this place, loved the food, and loved Nicco. Try Nicco's uncle's recipe for (I can't remember the exact name on menu...something like Cesare fettucini). It's great....carpaccio with onions and wine and parmesan.

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My husband and I went for lunch to this quaint spot, most of the seating is outside and away from the bustle, yet very close to the beach and church. The owner was amazing and working his butt off. I think we had the best spaghetti and meatballs ever at this restaurant. We also ordered the eggplant parmesan which was... More 

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This was a seriously great find! It was my absolute favourite dining experience in Positano. This place is sort of a hidden gem. I say "sort of" because it's actually located in what is a busy tourist area through the day (shops all around and not far from the tourist office) but it's a quiet area at night. Most tourists... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This little restaurant is tucked away in a back street near the Tourist Office. Friendly staff. We had a lovely lunch. Seems to be popular with Italians, Good selections of wine. Home made deserts. This place is well worth a visit and not too expensive. Well worth a visit.

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POSITANO
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

went to this restuarant after checking on trip adviser , and staying close by . first impresions was relaxing , friendly and clean . I decided to have something simple meatballs and pasta , pasta was hard , so i then sent it back , it came back with the original pasta and meatballs. They could of put this complaint... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via del saracino 6/8, Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: +39 089 811 925

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  • Cuisine: Italian

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