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Via Cappella 25 | Nocelle, 84017, Positano, Italy
+39 089 811260
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW 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.

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Thank Munfy
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 

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Thank kiddo41
pittsgrove, nj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Thank RobofPanfelda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Daniel S
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ristorante has excellent food and service with the same pricing model like the rest of Positano.

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Thank Alexander K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We ate in Santa Croce on the first night of our stay in Nocelle, and ended up eating there every night. The staff are extremely professional, attentive without being overbearing, whilst the food and wine are excellent, as well as being reasonably priced, especially by Positano standards . The views from the restaurant are amazing, and we can't imagine any... More 

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Thank pilbosontour
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We liked everything - antipasti, lamb chops and fish. Their potato chips are great as well as the view and service

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Thank Eva R
Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Didn't stay to eat in the end. We had just finished the amazing sentiero agli dei walk and needed refreshment. We were met with very grouchy unwelcoming staff. The place was half empty but we were asked if we had a booking. We were shown to a table then someone else asked us to move. After waiting for another 10... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $38
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?