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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
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed - Mon 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As with a previous reviewer, our HomeAway owner recommended this restaurant - we ate there 4 out of our 7 night stay in Positano. We tried two other restaurants and they did not compare! The food was delicious and the staff friendly and warm - not to mention easy on the budget! I do recommend making a reservation - although... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We really loved this place. Simple decor, reasonable prices, great food and outstanding hospitality. It's not the postcard Positano experience but a really nice spot for no a fuss quality feed and great service. We are here twice in our 5 night stay and both were great. The waiters were very polite and thorough. They offered my wife and daughter... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When we wanted a place to eat for dinner that would be solid, charming, and not too expensive, our host recommended C'era una Volta. That's exactly what we got! Their complimentary driving service picked us up right on time. The service was incredibly friendly and welcoming. We loved our appetizer of melon with prosciutto and devoured our simple but well-done... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our airbnb owner recommended this restaurant to us and it's surprisingly good! The seafood was very fresh and the portion was big too! The price was so reasonable compared to other restaurants in Positano. Love the service and the vibe too. They provide free shuttle bus service too which is even better:) highly recommended!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We dined twice here during our time in Positano. The restaurant is slightly out of the way, but well worth the hike - the staff are warm and lovely and the food is fresh, delicious authentic Italian fare that's easy on the budget. Highly recommend!!

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Thank Bing W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted something a little less fancy but delicious all the same and found the perfect spot here at C'era una Volta. We decided to walk from the center of Positano which was long and uphill, but it was a good way to see the city at night. We ordered fried anchovies for an appetizer and they were delicious. We... More 

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Thank Jenna W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I had a fantastic meal at this restaurant last night. The food was delicious and very reasonably priced too! The staff were all very attentive and friendly. One of the best meals we have had in Positano, would definitely recommend it!

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Thank 1990sarah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a amazing night there.we really enhoyed the food .true italian taste for a reasonable price .the staff were really helpful and polite . I will return again for sure .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the Caprese to the bruschetta. Gnocchi, linguini shrimp to veal in white wine with lemon on the side. Each dish was great and unique on its own. An excellent local wine was suggested (white) and much appreciated. I asked for my dark rhum with chino and was content as well. Total price, 65 euros which was very reasonable. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place (mind you need to reserve to get a table with a view). Staff are absolutely sound and a bit of banter too. Food is really good and very good value too - limoncello for 2e (how can you go wrong). Saw a proposal here as well as big groups of people so there's a nice mix. Would recommend... 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
$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
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?