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“The biggest shrimp i have ever seen in a restaurant!!!!!!!”

Positano Ristorante Italiano
Ranked #29 of 364 Restaurants in Bethesda
Price range: $1 - $22
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Full service Italian restaurant with also four private party rooms and garden terrace for outside dining.
Rockville, Maryland
1 review
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“The biggest shrimp i have ever seen in a restaurant!!!!!!!”
Reviewed April 27, 2011

Family owned and operated..... glad to support these guys! Where do these get these shrimp? Best italian food in bethesda!

  • Visited March 2011
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  • English first
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English first
Bethesda, Maryland
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“Great Comfortable Restaurant”
Reviewed April 26, 2011

Positano Ristorante Italiano is a gem of a restaurant with a beautiful, comfortable courtyard ideal for lunch or evening dining. The service is friendly and efficient and the food consistently good.

  • Visited April 2011
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Bethesda, Maryland
1 review
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“Hidden Treasure”
Reviewed April 26, 2011

My wife and I live in Bethesda and are frequent diners at Positano's, a long-time, local Bethesda restaurant, conveniently located just a few blocks from the metro station. The menu is well balanced, with a good selection of appetizers, salads, home made pasta, meat, vegetarian and seafood dishes, and delicious desserts. Well prepared vegetables come with most meals. The sauces are home made, always fresh, with just the right touch of herbs and spices. My favorite meal is the osso bucco. My wife loves the chicken picatta. The wine list is extensive, with a good choice from various price ranges. The service is always excellent - sure and friendly. I love the atmosphere, from the grape arbor in the outside dining area to Venetian masks, frescoes, and various Italian ornaments tastefully displayed throughout the restaurant.

  • Visited April 2011
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1 Thank vintage44
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Germantown, Maryland
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“a taste of italy,right in bethesda! all nights out should be this good!!!!!!!”
Reviewed April 23, 2011

we arrived without a reservation,and were greated as if we were long time guest,our host sat us at a nice quiet table.we were treated to an atmoshere beyond compare.not pushy,always at the table right on the note,glasses re-filled,but not too much,helpfull tips on the menu,and desserts,fare prices,for food,but would gladly have paid more,the sertvice was ecellentt!!!!!

  • Visited April 2011
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1 Thank execcord
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Bethesda, Maryland
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“Delicious cuisine and top notch wait staff”
Reviewed April 23, 2011

I would highly recommend Positano. We have been eating here for several years and it stands out as one of the finest dining experiences in Montgomery County. The grilled salmon is phenomenal. Soups and salads have fresh artfully prepared ingredients.
The owner is a warm and welcoming person. The gracious atmosphere is reflected in the accomodating and efficient wait staff. The decor exudes old Italian charm.
We would highly recommend a lunch or dinner at this fine restaurant.

  • Visited April 2011
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