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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%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (115 reviews)
“seafood” (36 reviews)
“gnocchi” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Guglielmo Marconi 127, 84017, Positano, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had wanted to go to another restaurant in that location but as it was closed, our hotel recommended this restaurant. We agreed to try it due to the good reviews. First off, a guy who appears to be the restaurant owner took our orders....More

Thank Ian C
Gaetano C, Proprietario at C'era una Volta, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, I just wanna start saying that the only restaurant in our area is closed from 5 months and i don't have idea of which restaurant you think to go. After this review i really don't know what to say... The chicken brest... You never...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting Positano in the off season, not many things are open so we came to eat here mostly out of necessity. However, after having dinner here this is definitely somewhere I would return to even if all the other restaurants were open. The food...More

Thank Ggbrad326
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Free shuttle in summer! The fried mozzarella was to die for,. Grilled and fried calamari deliscioso and their pizza so yummy!!

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place! Came here for lunch 3 times. The walk from where we stayed was worth it. Don't expect thrills and fuss just expect good local Food! Pizza was good and so were the other dishes we had. Good value for money.

Thank Pav R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think it translates loosely into Once upon a time. Open at the top of Positano, lovely food, a lovely lunch in a beautiful small town on Amalfi coast Good food good value

Thank Vironment
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place To eat ! Great pizzas ! A familial not expensive restaurant where you can eat during the winter. Full of locals. Best restaurant tried during my trip ! And the Tiramisu!!!! Wowwww!!!!! Adress: Via G. Marconi, 127, 84017 Positano SA

Thank Boubouparty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best food in town. Great value and superb service by Nino. Best of all Nino’s dad will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel. Not to be missed. Such a gem.

Thank marirod17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 5 February 2018 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
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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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$41
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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Guglielmo Marconi 127, 84017, Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: +39 089 811930
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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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