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Positano

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Calle Fermin , Porlamar, Porlamar, Margarita Island, Venezuela
+58 295-2641110
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 110
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  • 21
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  • 6
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
I loved the 'old' Positano, I like the new one

A trip to Positano was always a favourite during our yearly trips to MI. Sadly it was closed during our last visit so we were excited to see it had re-opened. The menu board was full of lovely suggestions but - thanks to the President - most of the stuff wasn't available. The Venezuelan mantra... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
240 reviews 240 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A trip to Positano was always a favourite during our yearly trips to MI. Sadly it was closed during our last visit so we were excited to see it had re-opened. The menu board was full of lovely suggestions but - thanks to the President - most of the stuff wasn't available. The Venezuelan mantra of "dame dos" (I'll take... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I strongly recommend this place, because of the food, atmosphere and service. Riccardo el dueno es amable, y trata los clientes con amistad, therefore your time over there is going to be amazing. Yo vivo en Miami Beach and was born in Italy, so this place reminded me home. Es mi restaurante preferido en Margarita, y soy seguro que lo... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Food is good, always consistent, but service this time was very slow. I guess because of the high season.

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Porlamar, Venezuela
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

As the subject says, the menu is very attractive, but the typical Venezuelan situation prevents them from having everything they offer. But what they have is good and worth the money.

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Plainview, New York
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310 reviews 310 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We ate here twice, not beacause we loved it so much, but because the pizza was very good and the meals were consistent and convenient. I had the 4 cheese pizza-very good the first night, OK the second night. The kids liked the pasta. Service, like in much of this island, is never great. The fruit drinks are always good.... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

I have had dinner at Positano El Sambil a couple of times. Both times I liked the food. Service was fast too. Prices very reasonable!

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Milwaukee, WI
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

I enjoyed it, but the rest of my party did not so much. The place is nice and comfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2008

Overall good ol´italian cooking. Service is average and their best dishes are the pizzas... Great atmosphere to invite friends and talk...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2008

Best italian Food in Margarita Keep the good work Vinni!!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Fermin , Porlamar, Porlamar, Margarita Island, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Insular Region  >  Coastal Islands  >  Margarita Island  >  Porlamar
  • Phone Number: +58 295-2641110

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

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