We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Locanda Positano

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
4059 Lincoln Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-4603 (Washington)
(310) 526-3887
Website
Today
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 57: English reviews
Fairfax, Virginia
Level Contributor
56 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Helpful?
Thank Jeff I
Level Contributor
22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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!

Helpful?
Thank Jim_Shorts1
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
85 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 

Helpful?
1 Thank JetSetJessa
Guatemala city
Level Contributor
52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

Helpful?
1 Thank lobetravel58
Level Contributor
20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

Helpful?
Thank Richard R
Woodland Hills, Ca
Level Contributor
53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

Helpful?
Thank Carl J
Santa Monica
Level Contributor
42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

Helpful?
Thank Bill T
Davenport, Florida
Level Contributor
58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

Helpful?
Thank Richard S
London
Level Contributor
22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We were recommended by an Italian lady living in Marina del Mar. This restaurant is on a very busy main road, and you would not look twice as you drive past. STOP This is a wonderful trattoria with beautifully cooked food.

Helpful?
Thank gnphillips
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Charming and authentic with creative dishes Nd a beautiful presentation. Good wine choices and delicious gnocchi

Helpful?
Thank Faith W

Travelers who viewed Locanda Positano also viewed

 
Marina del Rey, CA
Marina del Rey, CA
 

Been to Locanda Positano? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4059 Lincoln Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-4603
    (Washington)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey
  • Phone Number: (310) 526-3887

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Locanda Positano staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?