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36 Mayflower Street, Plymouth PL1 1QX, England
+44 1752 661290
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been to the Positano on numerous occasions, for family birthday celebrations and as a couple. It is wonderful, warm and welcoming and the food is amazing. My partner usually has the calzone and I love their lasagne and carbonara. When you arrive you are shown to your table by one of the friendly staff and complementary bruschetta is... More 

Thank twinkleted
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A group of us had a delicious lunch. It was good to see that every table was taken, even in the second week of January. The food and service were very good. The Saltimbocca alla Romana was as good as the one we were served in Bologna.The accompanying vegetables, were included ( we dislike having to paying extra for these).... More 

Thank lovelytoeat
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a find brilliant food and service all for a very good price. We arrived later in the evening and the restaurant was busy but was still seated quickly. Starters really good minestrone soup homemade very nice, really nice seafood pasta, the house special veal in Parma ham and cheese was fantastic, also the sides of green beans and spinach... More 

Thank A h
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have always wanted to visit here, based on the great reviews but could never rely on my student daughter to book a table in time! We finally visited on a Saturday evening. It was very busy when we arrived and continued to be so all evening. We started with some bread with olive oil and balsamic vinegar and soon wished... More 

Thank Cathryn L
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent authentic Italian menu and good wine list. We always eat here when visiting Plymouth, because it reminds us so much of pleasant stays in Italy. The staff are friendly and informative. The wine list is very good although worth going beyond the house wine to try some of the other options. Warning: the portions are very big: choose wisely!

Thank Alasdair M
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There isn't one aspect of this restaurant that isn't first class. The service, the quality of the authentic pasta and pizza dishes. I always get the feeling that the extensive menu (so unpretentious it refers to "pink sauce" in relation to a melon and prawn starter) is just a guide and they would rustle up whatever one wanted. On our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for our works Christmas meal and the food was excellent. Service was very good even though the place was packed. Great job, thanks.

Thank JuliaGunnergirl
Redruth, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunch here is a real treat, as always the food is fantastic, the service is first class and value for money. I wish we lived closer

Thank Tim_n_Stevie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlie friends & I have dined at Positano for over 15 years, be it for birthdays, anniversaries, work do's, etc. The food is always superb & great value for money. I have visited other Italian restaurants in other cities & none have come close to this wonderful little place.

Thank Kim W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were five of us eating fillet steak all cook perfectly for how we wanted it. Sauces were fab too. Very good service. Would recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$52
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Mayflower Street, Plymouth PL1 1QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 661290

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?