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“Wonderful restaurant!!! Yummmmmmmmmi” 5 of 5 stars
Review of C'era una Volta

C'era una Volta
via Guglielmo Marconi 127, 84017 Positano, Italy
0039 089811930
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Ranked #17 of 73 Restaurants in Positano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $33
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
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.
Tel Aviv, Israel
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“Wonderful restaurant!!! Yummmmmmmmmi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

We ate here 2 out of 3 nights we spent in Positano.This restaurant is great! The food is excelent,authentic and very savory. It is a small and familial restaurant, many locals come and eat there, and the service is wonderful! Federico is by far the best and nicest waiter ever! We loved the place and wish we could come back!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chester, England, United Kingdom
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“Authentic environment, delicious food, friendly service. Perfect. ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We were looking for a good steak and came across a mountain guide who recommended this restaurant. He was right. The steak was absolutely delicious, on it's own with a drizzle of lemon juice and a side salad of rocket and cherry tomatoes. The final touch (chocolate and lemon tiramisu) was definitely not necessary but oh man, was soooo good.
The service was very good and helpful. If only we could go back...

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Melbourne, Australia
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“You should eat here!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We were recommended this restaurant by some friends who were in Positano a few months ago. We had an absolutely delicious meal- ham and melon and a grilled ham and mozzarella sandwich followed by a beautiful soup that was a festival of excellent seafood with a terrific broth and a sausage risotto that was delicious. Great food at an excellent price.

It is also very easy to get here. If you take the SITA bus from Sorrento, get off at the the first main Positano stop- Chiesa Nuova- at the top of the hill and walk back about 100 meters toward Sorrento.

Teresa (the cook), Federico (front of house) and Gaetano (owner) will look after you.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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“Try the Tiramisu al Limone - it's soo delicious!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We ended up here more by coincidence, after we had seen a woman with a pizza carton coming out of this restaurant.

So we had nice pizza here. I accidentally ordered a pizza bianca which was my mistake, as I usually prefer the pizza with a tomato sauce base. It was very good but not exceptional.

However was the Tiramisu al Limone that was absolutely delicious! Definitely order this. It's one of the yummiest desserts I've ever had, and I almost always have desserts as for me, it's usually the most important course of a meal.

The owner was very helpful. The decor in the place may have looked a little dated but gave the place a very relaxed atmosphere, and the above mentioned pudding more than made up for it.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Great find for reasonable priced, but excellent food and ambience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This is near the top of the Positano hill, but worth the walk. You can also take the interno bus, which drops you off just below the restaurant. Its a 50 meter walk from there.
I had the Zuppa de Peche fish soup and I went to heaven with all the clams, mussels, salmon, calamari, and more! enough for 2 people. The other people in my party had gnocchi ,other fish dishes, and all were excellent. The staff is wonderful and service was great. Ask for Federico, he will treat you well. they have inside and outdoor dining, a nice view of mountains and sea. it was our favourite in Positano, and we went a few times while we were there. Go for the food, enjoy the view!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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