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C'era una Volta

Via Guglielmo Marconi 127, 84017, Positano, Italy
+39 089 811930
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (111 reviews)
“seafood” (36 reviews)
“gnocchi” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Via Guglielmo Marconi 127, 84017, Positano, Italy
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1 - 10 of 481 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Steak was the worst ever. So fatty ! We were put in the awning/conservatory where the rain was pouring down, bouncing off the tin roof and leaking down the sides Of the plastic windows. Lemon tiramisu was frozen in the middle and sponge was all...More

Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went here twice during our stay. It was one of very few open restaurants in Positano in February, the other being La Cambusa. We much preferred this place. A highlight is that they collect you from your hotel & drop you home again afterwards....More

Thank arrowin79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, beautiful reds and up there with the best food we have eaten during 2 weeks in Italy. The risotto was to die for. As was the picante pizza. And the bread accompaniment- bellisimo! We loved this place so much we went back again...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I visited this restaurant many times during my time in Positano. All the dishes are delicious and affordable. The ingredients couldn't be fresher. I recommend the pizza and zucchini blossoms! They have an incredible view from the terrace that overlooks the city. The staff is...More

Thank ellenl0ckhart
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This place is a bargain. We enjoyed the simple but delicious spaghetti with tomatoes and basil. The gnocchi was especially delicious. The 1/2 litre of house red wine was good. For dessert the Semifreddo was really good. Sitting outside is great, but a little cool,...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

My friends and I went to this place several times during our stay! The food is very authentic and affordable for the area. Pizza is delicious and the cheesecake is to die for! The staff are wonderful and make you feel like home (Shoutout to...More

Thank Kayla S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Hands down the most affordable authentic restaurant in Positano. The staff is so friendly and it is family owned. Amazing pizza and homemade cheesecake! Ask Nino to sing for you. Will miss this place when we leave.

Thank Jessica S
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Nice they will pick you up and take you home! We had antipasti of zucchini flowers which wasn't bad, but not as good as Le Tre Sorelle near positano beachfront! Wife opted for Risotto with mushrooms which was bland and she sent back. The only...More

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Gaetano C, Proprietario at C'era una Volta, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

The only think that i can say is... IN 8 YEAR THAT WE ARE OPER WE NEVER HAD RISOTTO WITH MUSHROOMS... Also this is the first review that say something bad direct to our waiters, are you sure that you been here? I hope to...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017

First of all the restaurant offers a free shuttle service to and from your hotel which was perfect. The night we went it was raining so missed out on the great view however the experience was perfect. Great food and the best local white wine...More

Thank mandyducey
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We tried may different restaurants but found ourselves returning multiple times. Nowhere compared to this authentic restaurant with their warm welcome, generous servings of great tasting food cooked with love. Wonderful views and reasonably priced.

Thank Jennifer10WestLondon
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Response from Philip G | Reviewed this property |
They well might as this service is very much part of the restaurant's way of doing things. Send them an email or call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 41
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Guglielmo Marconi 127, 84017, Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: +39 089 811930
  • E-mail
Description
The place to go if you want to eat like the locals and eat with the locals! Open all year round and with pizza takeaway service, C'era una Volta is family run and the perfect place for a traditional meal.
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