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Il Capitano

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Viale Pasitea, 119, 84017 , Positano, Italy
+39 089 811351
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited twice during our recent stay in Positano. The restaurant does get very busy and we did reserve a table for our second visit so we could eat later. Setting: 384 steps from the beach to get there but well worth it!! The views at sunset are beautiful. Service: this was good, although at times you... More 

Thank HelenAnnThomas
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We gave this place two chances and were bitterly disappointed both times, despite the amazing view. It took over half an hour to have our drink order taken, waiters were extremely rude, drinks took ages to come and other customers were served whilst we were ignored. The owners were also extremely rude, taking phone calls and ignoring our attempts to... More 

Thank harriettravels
Norwich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing views overlooking Positano. Decent menu and wine list. Worth booking as it gets pretty busy.

Thank Paul R
Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu was very varied and everything was delicious. Wine was very good too, and the views were stunning. We loved the shrimps with orange mayonnaise. The owner is always present.

Thank abrilchu
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a little way from the madness of central Positano is this delightful restaurant in a superb position with views down over the bay. It seems to get booked up so I suggest you plan ahead. We had seafood and fish was fresh, very tasty and perfectly cooked. The restaurant has a lovely quiet, romantic atmosphere and the service is... More 

Thank Steve P
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner without reservation as it was within walking distance from our hotel. They have the best views of Positano indeed, especially at dusk. Unfriendly lady welcomed us at the front and asked if we reserved a table. She put us on a table next to a family who had a high chair near the entrance with menu minus wine... More 

Thank withog
Athens, Greece
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant with great views. We got starters and mains and thought portions a bit stingy for what you are paying but tasted good. Dessert was indifferent though, have had way better elsewhere.

Thank Tanguera1904
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were here for dinner. Service was insufficient and very bad; they forgot what we ordered or served it too late. also they made water everywhere and they didn't attempt to clean it up. Food were not delicious. Only good thing was the view.

Thank Selcuk B
Istanbul, Turkey
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view of this restaurant is wonderful. At sunset you can not believe what you see. The food and the service is ok. Nothing special. The view is incredible but the restaurant is not suitable for romantic dinners.

Thank Bozkurt B
Gothenburg, Sweden
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely lunch at this restaurant (we had the home made ink pasta with baby squid as well as the tuna fillet - both amazing). Great service and value for money!

Thank Jasmin_de

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$55 - $154
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Pasitea, 119, 84017 , Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: +39 089 811351
Instagram: ristorante_il_capitano

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