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Ristorante La Sponda

Via San Sebastiano 2, 84017, Positano, Italy
+39 089 875066
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (42 reviews)
“oysters” (10 reviews)
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Healthy, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Via San Sebastiano 2, 84017, Positano, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited for my 50th birthday and right from the start were made to feel very special.The restuarant and hotel are stunning. We chose to have the chef's menu with wine. Now, I'm not a regular eater at Michelin star restaurants so don't have much...More

Thank Dave&Jules
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We dined in La Sponda restaurant and had the most magical dining experience here whilst in Positano celebrating our 40th Wedding Anniversary. The staff were so attentive and the food was absolutely delicious. The tables are positioned with beautiful views over Positano with its twinkling...More

Thank crissiecherry
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The service is unmatched and the food is very good. We went with another couple for our anniversary. The gentlemen did the Chef's tasting menu with wine pairings and the ladies ordered a la carte. There are two tasting menus and we chose the more...More

Thank Dax R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

dined here many years ago and still terrific. Expensive but worth the experience. In one of the most beautiful hotels in PositanoMore

Thank broklyncat
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you broklyncat, for your kind and succinct review. And for coming back to see us after all these years! We are so pleased we managed to deliver a lovely experience for you and that we matched your expectations. We would be delighted to welcome...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simple cuisines with high quality local produce in a romantic and relaxed atmosphere. We tried the tasting menu with wine pairing. The flavours in each dish is exceptionally well balanced and the wines were expertly matched. Service was attentive and personal, a rarity in Italian...More

Thank Maria L
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Maria L, thank you so much for your review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. The tasting menu is an excellent choice and a chance for us to show off the local ingredients we are so lucky to work...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our dining experience at La Sponda was well worth every penny. But book in advance, or it will be hard to get a reservation at this gorgeous restaurant. We were lucky enough to have a table right at the rail of the terrace, overlooking the...More

Thank tribecadoc
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear tribecadoc, what a wonderful description - thank you! It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your meal, the view, setting and service and that you had a lovely evening. Thank you for describing the dishes in so much detail too - we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our most memorable meals anywhere in the world. The ambiance is stunning, the food was exceptional and fit for foodies. The service was impeccable and the evening sensational! MUST DOMore

Thank Bonnie J
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Bonnie J, thank you so much for yet another wonderfully kind review. It is so kind of you to take the time to leave reviews for our hotel and both restaurants and we really do appreciate it. We would be thrilled to welcome you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on our last night in Positano based upon many recommendations. The views are amazing...but you pay for them. The service and atmosphere are glorious. Unfortunately, while I found the food very good, it really was nothing special...certainly not worth the price...More

Thank KBG1011
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear KBG1011, thank you very much for your review however we are of course very disappointed to hear that you were not happy with your experience. Thank you for mentioning our service and the atmosphere but we really aim to offer the best of everything...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best experience ever! We ordered the tasting menu paired with wine and enjoyed every minute of our three hour experience. Our waiter Pasquale was very helpful explaining local dishes and a true professional. Our wine pairings were right on and complimented our meal. We...More

Thank chsckldy
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear chsckldy, thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear you spent a lovely evening with us and you enjoyed the tasting menu and careful wine pairings - that is music to our ears! Thank you for taking the time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a bit difficult to find and tiring coming from the beach side and but the view you would get when you sit at the restaurant is out of this world. I booked my table just 3 days before I went. Initially they were...More

Thank Chintz709
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Chintz709, thank you very much for your review. We are sorry to hear you were not welcomed in the manner that we aim for at Le Sirenuse. Service is so incredibly important to us and we like all of our guests to feel as...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
The views at La Sponda are amazing! Is it better to visit for lunch or dinner to maximize daylight?
17 June 2017|
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Response from Antonio S | Property representative |
Thank you for your question... it all depends on what you prefer... a lot of our guests prefer to be by the sea in the daytime and have the view of the village as the sun sets and the first timid lights begin to shine and... More
Jamie B
Can non residents have breakfast here? Do we have to book?
30 May 2017|
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Response from Rick M | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. Enjoy...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 81 - US$ 161
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Sebastiano 2, 84017, Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: +39 089 875066
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Charming restaurant in the heart of Le Sirenuse Hotel. The restaurant is entirely lit by 450 candles. The cuisine is contemporary Italian, using only the freshest local ingredients. The view is breathtaking as is the impeccable service.
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