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4059 Lincoln Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292 (Washington)
(310) 526-3887
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 20
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Feels like a cafe in Italy! Food is pretty good too!

Locanda is a great little local Italian restaurant in Marina Del Rey. In an unassuming spot on Lincoln Blvd. next to the do-it-yourself car wash, the restaurant extends behind the exterior location. Now... the food reviews have been mixed, but the winners ARE TERRIFIC! Not everything gets an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Marina del Rey, California
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Locanda is a great little local Italian restaurant in Marina Del Rey. In an unassuming spot on Lincoln Blvd. next to the do-it-yourself car wash, the restaurant extends behind the exterior location. Now... the food reviews have been mixed, but the winners ARE TERRIFIC! Not everything gets an OMG reaction, but a few do... 1) Steak with shaved truffle. One... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I don't know how this restaurant got a 4.5 from Open Table reviewers! The food was poor to average at best and for almost $100.00 per person you would think that the food could have been fresh! But, no, on the contrary, it tasted stale, over cooked from reheating and very salty (perhaps to camouflage the staleness). The only delicious... More 

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playa del rey, ca
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My husband and I went to Locanda Positano last week for the first time. I had purchased a Groupon for dinner for two. The restaurant is quite small and charming. We started by sharing a salad. It had thinly sliced baby artichokes with baby wild arugola and shaved parmesan cheese. It was delicious! I could have made a meal on... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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178 reviews 178 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I went here because it was close to my hotel and based on the reviews. I ordered the LINGUINE ALLA POSITANO after seeing it served to another customer. I did look great and the sauce was very good and there was a plentiful amount of seafood in the dish that was beautifully arranged. The problem was that right after the... More 

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LA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The truffle tasting menu was very disappointing. The appetizer was very large then the main course small. Confusing. And the gnocchi was mushy. Very unsatisfying. The food that other tables had around us looked great. So much for a tasting menu

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Marina del Rey, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

After dining at Locando Positano seven or eight times, I can decisively say it's one of my favorite Italian restaurants in LA. Oh Locando, let me count the ways I love thee... Your attentive and impeccable service: From the initial greeting, to beverage refills to the subtle removal of plates without intruding on conversations. Your lasagna, pasta locando with a... More 

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Toronto, ON
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90 reviews 90 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is a very small restaurant (maybe 30 people) and if you are unfortunate to be there with a loud group at one table (as we were) you won't be able to hear yourself think, let alone hear what your dining mate is saying from across the table. An extremely loud group of eight disrupted the evening for everyone else... More 

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Playa Vista
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice little hole in the whole in the wall. Food was very flavorful, definitely suggest the squid ink pasta and seafood, my wife had the rack if lamb and that was also very well prepared. Only negative is the the place can feel a life cramped.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Not all Italian restaurants are created equal. Most don't resemble what you would find in Italy. Locanda Postiano is the closest dining experience to meals I have had in Italy. The food, the service, the beautifully simple decor.

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Savannah, Georgia
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115 reviews 115 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Locanda Positano is located on Lincoln Boulevard in the Marina del Rey area. Our party had dinner in the rear dining space, which has large tables, wine racks, art and is great for a famly/friend event. The menu was enticing and every item was hot, delicious and enjoyable. The service was very good. I initially thought the pasta portions might... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4059 Lincoln Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
    (Washington)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey
  • Phone Number: (310) 526-3887

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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