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C'era una Volta

Via Guglielmo Marconi 127, 84017, Positano, Italy
+39 089 811930
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (110 reviews)
“seafood” (36 reviews)
“clams” (21 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Guglielmo Marconi 127, 84017, Positano, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 2 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This a a local's restaurant. Prices are fair and food is awesome. Waiters are very helpful and nice. All pizzas and pastas are recommended. House wine is OK. We went to the best Positano fancy restaurants, and in the end we repeated C'era three times!...More

Thank Gabriel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Italy in early September to celebrate a milestone Anniversary and our birthdays. We visited Positano on one of our stops and wanted to celebrate by enjoying authentic Italian cuisine from that area and avoid tourist traps. After lengthy research of...More

Thank jakes811
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Very friendly staff and great food. I had the seafood antipasto which was 12 euro and a massive plate. Probably the best mussels I have ever had, as well as clams, swordfish, octopus and salmon. My wife had the caprese with buffalo mozzarella which was...More

Thank blairb683
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is my favourite food in the whole of Italy. The fish pasta was to die for..... so juicy. The staff were lovely and friendly. This is the second night in a row we ate there and tomorrow is looking like it might be a...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were traveling as a couple and ended up making friends with some other couples and decided to all meet for dinner. The waiter Nino was fantastic! Friendly, honestly helpful and fun! the rest of the staff was very attentive as well. We enjoyed the...More

Thank Marina G
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The food here is amazing. The prices were the most reasonable and positano. The portions that they give our huge. The pizza was also amazing. You are at the top of the mountain so you have a beautiful view of the ocean.

Thank spinuzzi
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal here with my husband and young toddler. The staff could not be more accomodating to us and the food was delicious. We loved the atmosphere, the helpful staff and the delicious Limoncello shot we had to finish our meal. Highly recommend...More

Thank Sokha P
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20 May 2016|
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.
29 July 2015|
Response from Anuschka2011 |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 39
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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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