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“Perfect for a private party” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Positano Ristorante Italiano

Positano Ristorante Italiano
4940 Fairmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814-6023
3016541717
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Ranked #5 of 300 Restaurants in Bethesda
Price range: $0 - $22
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Perfect for a private party”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My mother attended a high school reunion party here this spring. The service was excellent and the food was great. She enjoyed it so much she's planning a college reunion party there this fall!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Olney, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Throwback to Perfection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I hosted a club meeting of about 30 friends the first weekend in May at Positano. Everyone raved about the food, the wine and the service. The food was beyond delicious, and the service was responsive without being overbearing. We were in the wine room, which was perfect for our gathering. Extremely easy to work with from start to finish. Wish there were more than 5 stars to give for a rating!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Randolph, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great Food and Atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I had my daughter's college graduation dinner here (8 people). It is only 30 minutes outside DC, and we had a very good experience. The food was wonderful and the atmosphere was charming.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bethesda, Maryland
1 review
“Great Venue for a Party”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Positano, including Jimmy and his excellent staff, outdid itself for our Engagement Party event for 20+ in the Wine Room! Fernando made the correct call that the unexpected noise from the power-washing in the parking garage across the street would make the patio inhospitable, and so set us up inside -- but also seamlessly accommodated out request to have hor d'ouevres and Prosecco outside, before being seated for lunch indoors. Even more impressively, when we moved back to the Wine Room extra places had been set at the table for the three additional guests who had arrived unexpectedly. The food was delicious, service was well-timed and unobtrusive, and the venue lovely. Our guests had a wonderful time, and we appreciated Positano's very reasonable prices for everything. I highly recommend Positano as an event venue.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bethesda, Maryland
1 review
“Excellent was everything and i wish to this best Place 5*****”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Extraordinary with so avangard ambushes ,perfection on the top!i was never disappointed ....this is my opinions.Thank you

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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