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Review of C'era una Volta

C'era una Volta
Ranked #22 of 92 Restaurants in Positano
Price range: US$9 - US$39
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
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.
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, so take a jacket. I would recommend this restaurant for the food, service, and great value.

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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 Nino and Alessandro) A must visit if you are in Positano!!

Thank Kayla S
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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 thing we sent back in two weeks of dining all over Italy, waitstaff took it extremely personal talking very loudly that we liked it but not that much... actually didn't like the risotto at all!
We had the local grilled fish which was great and two wonderful deserts! All in all the meal was good but only gets 3 stars because of the tasteless risotto and the staffs unnecessary chiding! There are much better places in positano.

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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 see you soon, and maybe we can have a risotto with mushrooms all together :)

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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 we had in Italy, think maybe we had too much it was that good! The staff were friendly and made us feel so welcome. Great choice of dishes, we had the seafood platter, steak and pasta which was great,prices were also very good and reasonable the pizzas also looked amazing. Get your hotel to arrange a booking with transfer here.... you wont regret it!

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