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C'era una Volta

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C'era una Volta
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via Guglielmo Marconi 127, 84017 Positano, Italy
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via Guglielmo Marconi 127, 84017 Positano, Italy
0039 089811930
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The place to go if you want to eat like the locals and eat with the...
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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fantastico
5 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2014
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Loveland, Colorado

We loved that they sent a car to pick us up and brought us back after a wonderful seafood dinner. Their service staff was outstanding especially our waiter Frederico

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
Visitor rating
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  • 143
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  • 29
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
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  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Loveland, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We loved that they sent a car to pick us up and brought us back after a wonderful seafood dinner. Their service staff was outstanding especially our waiter Frederico

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Toronto
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had four straight dinners here (sit in and take out) while on our trip to Positano. It's simply the best value we found in Positano. The Mussels were very fresh. Pizza was delicious. Desserts were really wonderful. Service was friendly. We still dream about the lemon cake with limoncello. We had big meals with wine, etc, and the price... More

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new york
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We went here based on TA peoples reviews. They were nice enough to pick us up from town, though as soon as we pull up you realize it is a rundown old restaurant and they take you into the backyard which resembles my grandparents old run down house. They sit you down and give you a menu with all their... More

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New York CIty
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Definitely worth taking their shuttle for the food...and the view...and the incredibly friendly staff. We really loved this restaurant. Price was amazingly reasonable too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Overlooking the mountainous views and the sea we had a multi course meal. We still can't decide which part was our favourite. It was all fabulous. Thanks to Federico and staff.

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Hamilton, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had dinner with our family here one evening as it was close to the villa we were staying in. The service here was warm and helpful, the food was great, I really enjoyed the pizza! The shrimp in pepper and the lobster spaghetti was also good! Would return here again.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Love it... Love it... Love it!! Surprisingly.. Hard to find great food in Italy... Finally found it! Awesome service... Awesome food... Awesome prices! Worth the walk (or take their shuttle) Great atmosphere, definitely get the house local wine.. Tasty and affordable. Best tuna we've ever had anywhere... Specials are fantastic! Only good things to say about this place!

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Winnipeg Beach, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The server was very nice and they will pick you up from your hotel, which is very handy in Positano. I had the special which was steak with cheese on it. It turned out to be a steak salad, which was ok. My wife had pasta with fish of the day but it was so so. They also had the... More

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st thibery france
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

If you want to pay over the top prices for ordinary food and poor service then this is not the place for you. It is hard to describe the varied and succulent typical home style food served from excellent chefs. Table service headed by Fredericco is beyond what is expected from a Positano restaurant. The menu changes constantly but the... More

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Bangalow, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

My husband and I ventured up the hill of Positano to this little trattoria on rhevrecommendation of a friend and a Gourmet Traveller article. The recommendations were all spot on! We enjoyed a three course dinner with wine for under 40 euros which included stuffed smoked mozarella, margherita pizza, gnocchi and linguine with a whole baked fish, how we walked... More

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Additional Information about C'era una Volta

Address: via Guglielmo Marconi 127, 84017 Positano, Italy
Phone Number: 0039 089811930
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
Average Prices: USD 8 - 33
Cuisine: Italian

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