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C'era una Volta

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Via Guglielmo Marconi 127, 84017, Positano, Italy
0039 089811930
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed - Mon 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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San Jose, California
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had the two specials to start: Fresh buffalo mozzarella Caprese and Deep Fried Zucchini flowers stuffed with ricotta. Both were great. For primi we had Gnocci and Spaghetti con Vongole. Gnocci was not pillowy soft and were heavy. Sauce was okay. The Spaghettin con Vongole had some parts of the pasta cooked well while other parts were too al... More 

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Thank FromHawaii2SanJose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Gnocchi, swordfish and pizza all received great reviews. Wine very palatable. Definitely best service in the town.

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Armonk, New York
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant has multiple options. BEST option is the terrace - BUT RESERVE!!!. Don't just show up and expect to sit on the terrace. When you see the terrace you will understand why - absolutely extraordinary views. Now the food is quite good, considering the price. Give other options, this place is, frankly, cheap. Why? Its not down near the... More 

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Rome, Italy
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is not slap in the middle of the action and can be a relief. It is a plain little place that serves many local people. The food can be excellent but it is not always consistent. The staff are personable and always happy to accomodate different needs. The best part about it is that it has not tried to... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We decided to walk up from our hotel and it was so worth it when we got to this restaurant. We were greeted by super friendly staff, enjoyed wonderful local wine and ate amazing food. Definitely worth a visit when you are in Positano if you want a great, reasonably priced restaurant with amazing food and views.

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Thank Bruce C
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food great service great prices.. done! Try the deep fried Zucchini flowers and the pizza.. both to it for and don't forget the fresh pasta.

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Thank JERRY F
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place from trip advisor and thought it was worth a visit. And it was! We emailed for a reservation which when we arrived were told hadn't been seen, very possibly due to a same day enquiry but as there was only 2 of us and a early meal (7.30pm as busy day!) we were accommodated for dinner... More 

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Thank LeannaBelle
Wa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really relaxed environment, with attentive waiters and great food. The view is top notch , it was the most reasonably priced restaurant in Positano and a free shuttle is on offer.

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Thank Nicholas O
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved this place. The food was simple but so delicious, the service was polite and attentive. Having been to some more overpriced and disappointing restaurants along the beach, we were elated to find this place. Remember to ask the waiter for desserts of the day (you'll be glad you did!)- the menu won't have everything.

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Thank Mathew T
Bucharest, Romania
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice staf , location have a beautiful view, very good pizza and spaghetti with sea food , but it is not easy to find a parking place. Price for food it is medium.

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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
$8 - $33
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Guglielmo Marconi 127, 84017, Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: 0039 089811930
Description
The place to go if you want to eat like the locals and eat with the locals! Open all year round and with pizza takeaway service, C'era una Volta is family run and the perfect place for a traditional meal.

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