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Ristorante La Sponda

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Via San Sebastiano 2, 84017, Positano, Italy
+39 089 875066
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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tallahassee, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did the tasting menu with wines for our family of 9. Excellent food; excellent service. Excellent views. Excellent ambience. Put this on your bucket list.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After reading numerous conflicting reviews prior to our arrival I was unsure if I should keep my reservation here, but I am so glad we did! Went with my husband while staying in Positano and it was by far one of the best dining experiences we have had ever, largely due to the atmosphere, and it was certainly the best... More 

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NYC
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

On August 22, we had drinks and apps ( oysters and sashimi - the latter of which was amazing ) at the champagne bar. We figured it couldn't hurt to ask if they had any cancellations at la sponda and luckily we got in. The host suggested we sit inside due to the very high winds and we obliged. The... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After looking at the reviews we booked a table weeks before arriving. We walked into the hotel and walked towards the bar, I asked a lady we have a table booked and she said 'he' will sort you, pointing to a waiter. He said you can have a drink in the champagne bar and we perched on the side and... More 

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3 Thank Mgdeadman
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this review

DearMgdeadman, thank you very much for your comments and taking the time to write. Please rest assured that we will take your comments seriously and we can only apologise that you had an unsatisfactory experience. We take huge pride in our service and it is very important for us to know which areas we can improve on. We very much... More 

New York City, New York
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I reserved this dinner 4 months in advance because I wanted the best table with the best view for my husband and I to have a romantic last dinner in Positano. We were a little skeptical since often Michelin rated restaurants can be overpriced, stiff and not a great experience with an overblown bill. We were very happy we chose... More 

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Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this review

Dear Sabrinan81, what a delight to read your review, many thanks for taking the time to write your thoughts down on Tripadvisor; particularly given the inclement weather that you both experienced, you’re right this type of wind is very rare in the summer season. Thank you for being so accommodating of something that is beyond our control! We are so... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I saved this restaurant for our last night in Positano, and we were very excited based on some of the reviews below. While the view was wonderful, and the service was good, we found the the food to be extremely mediocre (and certainly not in line with many of the other Michelin starred restaurants we've been to,... More 

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Thank gnc1984
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this review

Dear Gabe C, thank you very much for taking the time to comment on your evening with us at La Sponda, and we can only apologise that your experience did not match up to the expectations that you had. We are always looking to improve and will take your feedback into full consideration. More 

Surrey Hills
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would agree that this restaurant has the most amazing view in Positano. The service was second to none, wine list was substantial however I have never had to use a knife to cut a fish that should fall apart on your fork. For its reputation, this was a huge disappointment and had us leave disappointed

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Thank Aitcho76
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this review

Dear Aitcho76, thank you so much for your feedback on your time with us here at La Sponda, we will take into consideration your comments about the fish, our apologies that it did not meet your expectations. We are pleased to hear however that you thought that the view was breathtaking and you were well looked after. More 

Sydney, Australia
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147 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made the mistake of having a drink in the hotel bar above the restaurant and very nearly didn't get to the restaurant as a result. We were very close to walking out finding the staff off hand and the atmosphere pretentious. La Sponda the restaurant is however a very good fine dining restaurant in Positano and the staff here,... More 

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Thank Dellick
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this review

Dear Dellick, thank you for taking the time to share you thoughts on your time spent with us at La Sponda, and we are saddened to read that the food did not match up to your expectations. We will of course take into consideration your views and comments, and we are vey grateful to you for sharing them. We are... More 

Sydney
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably one of the best meals we've had in our lives to date with food, ambience and service all exceptional. The restaurant is smooth with waiters knowing your names and referring to you personally all evening. We were introduced to other waiters and the band on the way to our seaside view table. The view is utterly spectacular but you... More 

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Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this review

Dear Zaffy, what a generous review you have described; it is always such a pleasure to read our guests’ reviews, particularly when they are as kind as yours. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the menu and the sommelier’s suggestions, and that you were able to enjoy that view. We look forward to welcoming you here again soon. More 

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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly, this is a perfect place. We ate at La Sponda on our honeymoon, and booked the meal months in advance-we were lucky, from what I could tell. Each course and wine suggestion was perfection - from the crab and tomato starter to the sea bass to the dessert (the chef's dessert bites at the end of the meal might... More 

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1 Thank Sara F
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this review

Dear Sara F, what a pleasure to read that you and your husband had such a fantastic time with us, thank you so much for taking the time to write your thoughts on Tripadvisor. And may we also congratulate you on your recent wedding! We are thrilled to read that we were able to strike the right balance between attentiveness... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$81 - $161
Cuisine
Healthy, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Sebastiano 2, 84017, Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: +39 089 875066
Description
Charming restaurant in the heart of Le Sirenuse Hotel. The restaurant is entirely lit by 450 candles. The cuisine is contemporary Italian, using only the freshest local ingredients. The view is breathtaking as is the impeccable service.

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