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Positano Coast

212 Walnut St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3904
+1 215-238-0499
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
212 Walnut St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3904
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch during restaurant week, and used the excellent menu to choose different foods for each of the 3 of us at the table. It gave us the opportunity to try3 different appetizers and 3 different main dishes. Each was superbly prepared and...More

Thank kl1325
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful restaurant that serves excellently prepared and high quality fresh food. It is delightful for lunch and fairly priced. They are on a second floor and no elevator. There is a very strunoius ramp for handicapped folk but definitely is challenging.

Thank citylove44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is ideal in Society Hill, the atmosphere is open, airy and if you can bag a table outside it is even better. The food is good, the scallops, taco appetizer, fish dishes and pasta were well prepared, nice wine selection. Service was off...More

Thank Deby R
Reviewed September 25, 2018

We visited during the Philadelphia Restaurant Week for a $20 3 course fixed price lunch, mid-week after reading some good reviews. The restaurant is modern specializing in Italian and seafood and has quite a few choices, although not as extensive as some others. Even so...More

Thank Doug R
Reviewed September 23, 2018

An amazing authentic Italian restaurant located in downtown Philadelphia. Great food and atmosphere. A must for Italian food lovers.

Thank JasonO1500
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

In summary, it was OK. In my opinion the 9oz glass of wine was quite pricey at $20. The mixed olives appetizer was very good & at $5 was reasonably priced. My pasta appetizer was fair. For dessert the cheesecake was subpar. Service was adequate....More

Thank HonestPhilReviewer
Reviewed September 9, 2018

So fresh, so yummy. We all sampled different things and there were no complaints. The service was great as well

Thank Emily B
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

The food was delicious from the starters (tuna tartare and veggie plate) to the entrees (branzino and salmon) to dessert (gelato and illy espresso). We will be back!

Thank Mike F
Reviewed August 23, 2018

We went into this restaurant expecting a bog standard Italian restaurant, we were surprised pleasantly, the food was amazing, just got to say that the pricing was a bit misleading.

Thank Hilarysoul51
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

I love this restaurant! The lemon drop martini is amazing! The waiters are always polite. The outdoor space is a bit small, but overall a nice place to eat in the summer. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Dara R
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Questions & Answers
January 22, 2017|
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Response from p0sitan0c0ast | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in Positano Coast! While we do not have a formal dress code, most guests dress in business casual attire.
Norm J
January 8, 2017|
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Response from DavidB19922014 | Reviewed this property |
As a patron, I parked on the street at a meter.
Carly R
September 6, 2016|
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Response from ckdl0vinlife | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are helpful with allergies. It's a great place to go for good farm to table options. Hope you get a chance to stop by.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Walnut St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3904
    (2nd Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-238-0499
  • E-mail
Why settle for an ordinary atmosphere when you can have an extraordinary one? Enjoy the beauty of the Amalfi Coast in Italy right in Old City. From the cobalt blue floor, to the spectacular life-sized postcards to the inspired menu, when you step into Positano Coast, you will need to catch your breath. We welcome guests to savor a menu full of delicious selections, including the freshest fish & seafood, the must have "Crudo" (the Italian version of sashimi) & creative variations of classic Italian pasta & meat dishes.
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