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Via Cappella 25 | Nocelle, 84017, Positano, Italy
+39 089 811260
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London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Santa Croce is pretty much the only option if you've hiked up (or over) to Nocelle, so our expectations weren't too high - most people are ravenous by that point and would eat anything! Having said that, we really enjoyed our hearty and delicious pasta. The restaurant is tucked away in the very picturesque town, and has wonderful views across... More 

Thank eggpie2906
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in cobbled village at the top of the mountain on the Path of the Gods. Due to its location unbelievable views especially if the sun is going down. Food worth the long trip up the mountain. Only negative point which cannot be blamed on the restaurant was an extremely loud American lady who complained about every dish. I hope... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked here from our apartment in Monteperuso. The plan was to take the bus but we missed it. Good walk and then into this smart but relaxed restaurant. Best bottle of processco so far and only €15. Good antipasto and some additional off menu choices. Really enjoyed the lunch. Put our feet on the path of the gods and caught... More 

Thank Groves97
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Nocelle four nights and ate dinner here twice. Both meal's were excellent. Misto antipasto was great and one order fed four of us. Tuna, steak and lamb chops were are excellent (lamb was favorite). Pastas were also very tasty. Reasonably priced for quality of food and amazing views of Positano. Highly recommend.

Thank Feral K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First night back in Nocelle and knew we could get a lovely dinner in Santa Croce after last years visit, not disappointed . Large portions, very tasty and attentive staff.

Thank Munfy
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is nestled in the small town of nocelle, a bus ride away from positano village. The food was exceptional. We had the lamb chops and a lovely seafood risotto, which were two of the best dishes I have ever had. The service was impeccable. The view was also exceptional overlooking the coastline. Overall this place is worth a... More 

Thank kiddo41
pittsgrove, nj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The view is magnificent.... The food is absolutely delicious. ... A hidden gem tucked away in a mountaintop village. If you don't consider yourself a typical tourist, then your trip to Positano isn't complete without a visit to Nocella and a meal at Santa Croce. Either climb the 2000 steps, take the quaint local bus from Positano or hire a... More 

Thank babs50_10
Western Cape, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Wow! We just finished the Walk of the Gods and came across this restaurant in the tiny town of Nocelle, and spontaneously decided too have lunch as we were famished after climbing 1000+ steps! What a surprisingly delicious meal- the calamari pasta and melanzane were amazing and the beers ice cold! Would highly recommend stopping off there if you are... More 

Thank KathLatskyBurns
Braintree, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

The restaurant is situated in the heart of the village of Nocelle, which is 5 kms outside of Positano, and is the only one in the village. As Nocelle has a number of B&B's and is on the Path of the Gods, it has a bit of a captive clientelle but, of the restaurants we tried in the area, we... More 

Thank RobofPanfelda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Hot and tired from walking the Path of the Gods, we came upon this surprising gem. The food was delicious and the view spectacular. The hospitality was a warm welcome.

Thank Daniel S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $39
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cappella 25 | Nocelle, 84017, Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: +39 089 811260

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?