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Locanda Positano - San Carlos - CLOSED

617 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3111
+1 650-591-5700
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (31 reviews)
“italian food” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
617 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3111
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed August 9, 2017

Been there many times throughout the years. Authentic Naples style Italian food. Great wait staff. Nice wine list. Wonderful for famililies.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Everything here is top notch. The staff makes you feel like you're in a cozy family home. The food was outstanding. The gluten free pizza/crust was quality, and the risotto was super. Be sure to try the home made limoncello!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank cmcdmc
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Went solo on business travel and had a craving for carbonara . The bar has seating and wifi if dining alone which was nice. Beef carpaccio was excellent but I'm not a fan of how the carbonara was prepared-way too heavy on onion. Service OK....More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank D M
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Great food and great atmosphere! I am Italian and I can say that this is real Italian food. Pizza is amazing and we also tried the tiramisù that was really good. Go for it!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank dariustraveller
Reviewed May 17, 2017

We love Italy and love Italian food and used to go to North Beach for true Italian food, but Positano, in my opinion, easily tops any of North Beach restaurants. Not cheap, but not exuberantly expensive either, and what is important, ALWAYS good! Starting with...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Valeryand
Reviewed May 6, 2017

We had a group dinner with drinks.It is an Italian restaurant and had a bar too. We had some restriction on the food, as we (most of us) are vegetarians. It was an awe moment, when we came to know that they have veggie options....More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Gopal_Ramanan
Reviewed May 2, 2017

During our wonderful afternoon stroll of Downtown San Carlos ... just enjoying the variety of restaurants ... shops ... watching people walking their dogs ... making decisions what we would try for our evening meal. Saw this establishment ... checked out Yelp.com for positive comments...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank My M
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

What else can I say but bottomless mimosas with Sunday brunch/lunch? Great food (Italian) and service, and not too busy

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank travellingKarrieG
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Enjoyed a lovely evening sitting close to the patio, enjoying great wine and a delicious dinner! Our sons enjoyed pizza, while we shared lobster risotto and short ribs with a beautiful selection of wine! Charming environment and lovely staff - a fun time!

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank KrisKnight
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Nice and very casual spot. I found it to be very loud and a bit cramped. Food was OK. (I had a pizza).

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank paulaanddavid
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$29 - $31
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 617 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3111
    (San Carlos Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-591-5700
  • E-mail
At the heart of Italian cooking is the ability to be spontaneous and flexible with the freshest ingredients available. Locanda Positano strives to source from local farmers and turns their bounty into delicious fare to share. Our artisanal pastas, regional dishes, and signature Neapolitan pizza sing with true Italian simplicity and love. Our intimate dining room transports our customers to coastal Italy with a sleek modern Italian eatery decor with full bar and exhibition style kitchen. Dress up or dress down - we welcome you with open hearts.
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