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36 Mayflower Street, Plymouth PL1 1QX, England
+44 1752 661290
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been coming to Positano's since a little girl. Every visit has been a delight. The food is full of flavour and authentic, the customer service is welcoming and humble and the general atmosphere is warming and comfortable. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Charlotte S
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After a frosty reception from the lady greeter both when we booked a fortnight before and on Friday evening, we were asked to wait, we could see in the mirror our table being laid although it was only 7.30 and when we were seated there were 2 other tables already laid up for 2, so why the wait????. The male... More 

Thank BristolProbey
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was great, excellent choice and the service was fabulous. Made very welcome, and look forward to eating out there again.

Thank Debbie C
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone enjoyed their food immensely. I had the "Italian Pasty" and it was enormous. It defeated me! The wine was great too. The only slight gripe was that they were very busy and the waiting staff were rushed off their feet. They really needed more staff.

Thank On T
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good no nonsense Italian food with friendly service at reasonable prices. It's always difficult to seat two people and this experience was no different, small table in the corner but I can't hold that against them, will return.

Thank steve m
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was recomended by a local we stopped in the street and asked where we could find a nice Italian restaurant and so glad we did. The food and staff were excelent we went at opening time on a Monday evening and got a table with no problem but could tell it gets very busy as the evening wore... More 

Thank Wendy T
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here last night after reading on trip advisor the good reviews although we were disappointed. Food was ok but nothing to rave about. Lacking in flavour and although there was plenty of staff none of them particularly interested in our table of four, partly because of all the other larger tables. To top it all a good pair of... More 

Thank Tracey B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was lovely, particularly the bruschetta to start and the chocolate mousse! Huge portions and friendly staff, can't believe I haven't been before, will definitely return!

Thank LucyS1234x
Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant on a Friday arriving just after 6.30pm. However, by 7pm it was starting to get very busy. The staff at the restaurant were very friendly and helpful and their service was exceptional. This restaurant certainly lives up to it's reputation for great food and generous portions. We could not have hoped for a better dining... More 

Thank fetchseek
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Very strong tasting seafood pasta that was overly complicated by strong olive oil. The pudding was much worse something very tiramisu from the 70s which had an unusual aftertaste that resulted in your mouth tremoring???????? Shame try again!

Thank tender2017

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
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?