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Locanda Positano

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4059 Lincoln Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-4603 (Washington)
(310) 526-3887
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has very authentic Italian food that is really very fresh and delicious. Some of my favorite dishes are the muscles in spicy tomato sauce and the beef carpaccio. Have those 2 items with some fresh bread and a couple glasses of red wine and you are good. Some of the pasta dishes can be on the rich side... More 

Thank Happyowl97
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Pretty space - small and can get quite noisy. Excellent wine selection at various price points. Reservations are taken - but aren't really observed - it's basically first come first served even if you have a reservation. Lot of regulars which is generally a good sign. Tried 3 different pastas and they were each excellent. Scallops were also very good.... More 

1 Thank David K
Fairfax, Virginia
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60 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

What a surprise on busy Lincoln. Small location. Not more than a dozen tables We arrived at 5 since we were still on East Coast time. They don't open until 530. They were nice enough to let us in until they were ready and serve us a bottle of wine while we waited. Very nice calamari and shrimp app followed... More 

Thank Jeff I
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Great little Italian restaurant in Los Angeles for a night out. Be sure you try the Rigatoni Al Sugo Di Manzo. Incredible dish!

Thank Jim_Shorts1
New York City, New York
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101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Went to dinner with my family at Locanda and after reading all fabulous reviews I was really expecting an amazing culinary experience which I didn't get. The food wasn't bad it just wasn't anything special. I enjoyed the burrata appetizer the best and the veal meatballs. Entrees and pasta were good .. But that's all I can really say. If... More 

1 Thank JetSetJessa
Guatemala city
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2016

We went to this restaurant for the second time. I love the atmosphere everybody is friendly we were sitting next to a big noisy table, I asked to change and as soon as they have a free table they change us. I love there vine list my favorite vine is Pinogrigio I love the pasta with truffles that dish is... More 

1 Thank lobetravel58
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

After a long day on Venice Beach, we were craving authentic Italian food and a nice atmosphere. We couldn't of been happier with this choice. I had the spaghetti, and my wife had the braised short rib rigatoni. With red wine and we finished with tiramisu for dessert. We would highly recommend it and visit again.

Thank Richard R
Woodland Hills, Ca
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82 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

This is a small restaurant near the Marina Del Rey. We started with fried calamari/shrimp in a tasty mildly spicy tomato sauce, followed bt an outstanding porcini risotto and branzino. Since we share, they slplit everything in the kitchen, approapriately serving the half portions on appetizer sized plates. the chocolate cake eas also delicious. Definitely a 4+. i reserve 5... More 

Thank Carl J
Santa Monica
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2015

Superior cuisine, excellent service, lovely ambiance, free parking, moderate prices. The portions are plentiful, the atmosphere pleasant and the overall experience relaxing.

Thank Bill T
Davenport, Florida
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2015

Small intimate Italian restaurant. Owner on site to help with choices from menu. Most produce local but fine foods are imported from Italy and the west coast. Pumpkin ravioli were not the sweet cloying kind served in some places, but were fresh with a delightful sauce. Lasagna was full of flavor. wine list great. Parking is always a challenge in... More 

Thank Richard S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Italian, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4059 Lincoln Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-4603
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey
  • Phone Number: (310) 526-3887

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