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POSITANO

#265 of 1,850 Restaurants in Bordeaux
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Rue Sainte-Catherine
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45 rue du Loup, 33000, Bordeaux, France
05 56 81 41 41
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
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Thiviers, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic family run restaurant. Love the idea of watching the food being prepared. Authentic Italian food, wonderful vegetarian dishes too.

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Thank Sally B
Rothes, Scotland.
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Served by a waitress with a toddler on the hip, whose feed bottle was placed on whatever table she was serving. Had to send a pizza back as the base was uncooked in the middle. Only place in Bordeaux that we never left a tip.

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

I didn't think we would end up eating an Italian meal in Bordeaux but with a kid, we were ultimately destined to a pizza or a pasta! We followed TripAdvisor's advice and chose Positano over Croc Coup a few doors down. We were not disappointed. The food is as good as we have had in Italy. The ciabatta strips for... More 

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1 Thank SFL360
England
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I don't like pizza that much but as my partner and his mum chose pizza I followed suit and I was not disappointed it was delicious. Even though I was full i could not resist the beautiful tiramisu. Do call in and enjoy!

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Thank LEKWYORKS
Tocane Saint-Apre, France
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93 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Enthused by the comments on TripAdvisor, we booked for 12.30 yesterday and found the restaurant easily. It is just a minute’s walk round the corner from the “Ste Catherine” tram stop. We knew the aspect would be homely. It was. Very. Like a set from the 60s. There was an unpleasant smell of cleaning fluid as we entered, but it... More 

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Thank JuliannaLees
Victoria, BC
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

In the last week of our visit to Bordeaux we found this Italian resteraunt. The food was AMAZING!!! We went twice in one week and everything we ordered was simply fantastic. This is a small family run resteraunt and the owners take much pride in what they do. All 4 of us consider ourselves as foodies, we are cultured in... More 

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2 Thank jillserf
Bordeaux, France
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

really delicious food and lovely selection. friendly waitress but slow service.

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Thank rosie s
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

My wife and I found this to be a very nice experience. Food was fantastic. We had a pizza and pasta, both very generous serves, with a nice sangiovese. Excellent value and very friendly service. Would happily recommend to anyone looking for Italian in Bordeaux.

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Harrogate
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011

Visited the restaurant following good reviews on TA. Fairly basic decor and vitually empty when we first arrived, although the waitress had to check she could fit us in! The reason why became apparent later, not because it was fully booked, but as they were understaffed - just one front of house and one chef! This resulted in long waits... More 

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Thank BinnyHarrogate
Reykjavik, Iceland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2011

Small and hard to find but with superb service and magnificent food. Well done and thanks.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 rue du Loup, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux>  > Rue Sainte-Catherine
  • Neighborhood: Rue Sainte-Catherine
  • Phone Number: 05 56 81 41 41

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?