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Donna Rosa il Ristorante

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Via Montepertuso 97/99, 84017, Positano, Italy
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant is really special - seriously good food. Innovative cooking, first class ingredients and a delightful place. It's a family business, Mama is still in charge, but two daughters are doing the cooking and front of house. The special ravioli filled with courgette and onion, topped with calamari was beyond wonderful, and the burrata was totally delicious. Main course... More 

Thank Fredthefiddle
Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with great food and service. Waiter gave us a risotto tasting as we were unsure of what we should order. As per the review, we tried the black and white pasta- which were great but maybe not for the price. I highly recommend the ricotta ravioli which I think was the best plate. I would definetely come back.... More 

Thank Jean G
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set high above Positana (therefore requiring a taxi) sits Dona Rose. This intimate family restaurant serves the most sublime, understated and fresh Italian food of the highest order. The service was excellent with charming and helpful staff and was without doubt the best food we tasted in Positano.

Thank Leprak
Puyallup, Washington
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything came together on our night at this lovely restaurant. The facility was clean and well laid out, the service was authentically gracious, and the food was amazing. They offered to pick us up and take us back with the shuttle service and I do not advise driving here. That totally set the tone for the evening and the cream... More 

Thank riddy75
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was really good. The taxi to get there was expensive. They do send a driver for some guests. You have to be insistent. We had a long wait for a taxi back to our hotel.

Thank Franklin B
Perth WA
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After two weeks in Italy and having eaten fabulous and often cheap food, we went with high expectations to Donna Rosa, especially after reading other reviews. The positive was that the dining room is lovely and the service very professional The negatives were that the food was really not special at all, and the prices charged therefore unjustified. The best... More 

1 Thank Perthglobetrotters
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85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Amazing family owned restaurant. The tagliatelle, ravioli, meatballs, black and white pasta and the panacota were out of this world. We were 7 people and our bill was only 500 euros.

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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

maybe our expectations were too high for this restaurant...we were seated in a room off to the left of the main dining room...no idea why since there were many empty tables. There was a door to some type of service room right behind our table, so there was constant traffic in and out by the wait staff....brushing by us the... More 

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Pleasanton, CA
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We stayed for one night at MontePertuso, and chose to have dinner at Dona Rosa. Wife had the Tagliatelle and I had the egg plant Ravioli. They tasted yummy and we could tell were made from fresh ingredients. For dessert, we shared the pannacotta, and it was exceptional ! All the wait staff were professional and courteous. Shout out to... More 

Thank Sreevals
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at Donna Rosa for several summers and always enjoy our dinners! The black and white pasta is my favourite while my wife loves the balsamic chicken. They are very courteous, fun and warm! Also, they are very good with allergies and dislikes and don't make a fuss over it. This is not a place with a view,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Montepertuso 97/99, 84017, Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: 089-811806

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