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C'era una Volta

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via Guglielmo Marconi 127, 84017, Positano, Italy
0039 089811930
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed - Mon 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children, Scenic view
Description: The place to go if you want to eat like the locals and eat with the locals!...
The place to go if you want to eat like the locals and eat with the locals! Open all year round and with pizza takeaway service, C'era una Volta is family run and the perfect place for a traditional meal.
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  • 479
    Excellent
  • 211
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 12
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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
Down to earth Italian food

Location: A bit outside the main town and high up directly on the main street the Restaurants offers shuttle Service to and from Positano Hotels a very good Feature, Staff: Friendly very good english helpful and friendly, aking it fun to eat. Food: Freshly prepared large Pizzas, but also nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 25, 2015
Florian254
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Norddeutschland
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Norddeutschland
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711 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 563 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Location: A bit outside the main town and high up directly on the main street the Restaurants offers shuttle Service to and from Positano Hotels a very good Feature, Staff: Friendly very good english helpful and friendly, aking it fun to eat. Food: Freshly prepared large Pizzas, but also nice Appetizers, bruschette, but the meat and fish Entrees are alsy... More 

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Thank Florian254
Kapaa, Hawaii
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly staff and excellent food. They spoke excellent English and were very patient with our attempts at Italian. The eggplant Parmesan was delicious! Nom nom nom 😀 Aloha from Kauai!

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Thank Kauai-traveler1981
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

We are staying just out of town. Rosa at Gilda's Holiday House recommended this little gem and called to arrange a ride from the restaurant. After so much walking it was nice to accept the ride. We started with a special of grilled mozzarella and ham which was delish. The clam mushroom with spaghetti special was wonderful. Portions were not... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We had dinner at this restaurant twice during our weeklong stay in Positano, and recommend everything we ate very highly. The highlights of our first meal were baked gnocchi with tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella and basil, and a grilled tuna steak that was cooked to perfection. Our second meal was pizza and green salad, and that was excellent, too. Our... More 

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Weston, FL
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100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Put this place on my list of restaurants to try while in Positano for a week based on the reviews here. Glad the TA reviewers were right...it was delicious! Only wish we had come sooner than our last day so that we could have visited again. Waiter was so friendly, food was just what we hoped for the dishes. Noticed... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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298 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

We ordered their: - clams with spaghetti in white sauce (spaghetti was undercooked but generous amount of fresh clams) - special of the day 'homemade pasta with squid and zucchini'. This dish was nice. Overall it was priced reasonably and good portions but having the pasta be a little undercooked and their white sauce a little bland did detract.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

We had great seafoods. One risotto, one pasta and one mixed fries. Everything was good. A liter of wine and a draft beer followed as well. The risotto was the best.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

This is a must-go restaurant in Positano, they are very friendly in introducing the foods, chatting, and laughters around! During the day in Positano, it is cloudy and raining too, but the people here cheer my girlfriend and I up! The food is great too, otherwise i will not visit the same place for Dinner, Lunch, Dinner!

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

What a gem. Huge pizzas, wine at €3 a jug ( half litre plus a bit) excellent tasting food freshly prepared and coffee to suit. Chocolate fondant to perfection. Could have lingered longer.

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Orillia
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53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by our B&B and they were so right. The food here was so good that we ate here all 3 nights and didn't try any other place. We tried new foods here and were not disappointed. The staff here are as good as they get. They are casual, friendly and fun. They genuinely seem to care... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: via Guglielmo Marconi 127, 84017, Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: 0039 089811930

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 33
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Scenic view

Description

The place to go if you want to eat like the locals and eat with the locals! Open all year round and with pizza takeaway service, C'era una Volta is family run and the perfect place for a traditional meal.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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