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#286 of 1,980 Restaurants in Bordeaux
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Rue Sainte-Catherine
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45 rue du Loup, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 81 41 41
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:45
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:45
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Paris, France
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful Italian food. Pizzas are divine, fishes very fresh and delicious, pastas are fantastic, deserts like tiramisu are paradise. People who serve really want to make you have a good time. We deeply recommend you this Address

Thank StephanieB752014
Rochester, Michigan
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Charming little Italian restaurant, excellent food and pleasant staff. If you are looking for good Italian food and a cozy relaxing experience Positano is perfect.

Thank Scott C
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great little restaurant, I don't eat Pizza ever, however after a big day out this is all I wanted. The waitress knew I did not speak french so explained all the ingredients on the Pizza I ordered in English. It was truly fabulous, paper thin sliced Italian salami & Proscuitto, home made tomato base sauce and thin wood fired base,... More 

Thank Cassandra K
Thiviers, France
1 review
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Fantastic family run restaurant. Love the idea of watching the food being prepared. Authentic Italian food, wonderful vegetarian dishes too.

Thank Sally B
Rothes, Scotland.
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Served by a waitress with a toddler on the hip, whose feed bottle was placed on whatever table she was serving. Had to send a pizza back as the base was uncooked in the middle. Only place in Bordeaux that we never left a tip.

1 Thank RipVan1
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014 via mobile

I didn't think we would end up eating an Italian meal in Bordeaux but with a kid, we were ultimately destined to a pizza or a pasta! We followed TripAdvisor's advice and chose Positano over Croc Coup a few doors down. We were not disappointed. The food is as good as we have had in Italy. The ciabatta strips for... More 

1 Thank SFL360
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2013

I don't like pizza that much but as my partner and his mum chose pizza I followed suit and I was not disappointed it was delicious. Even though I was full i could not resist the beautiful tiramisu. Do call in and enjoy!

Tocane Saint-Apre, France
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99 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2013

Enthused by the comments on TripAdvisor, we booked for 12.30 yesterday and found the restaurant easily. It is just a minute’s walk round the corner from the “Ste Catherine” tram stop. We knew the aspect would be homely. It was. Very. Like a set from the 60s. There was an unpleasant smell of cleaning fluid as we entered, but it... More 

Thank JuliannaLees
Victoria, BC
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2012

In the last week of our visit to Bordeaux we found this Italian resteraunt. The food was AMAZING!!! We went twice in one week and everything we ordered was simply fantastic. This is a small family run resteraunt and the owners take much pride in what they do. All 4 of us consider ourselves as foodies, we are cultured in... More 

2 Thank jillserf
Bordeaux, France
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2012

really delicious food and lovely selection. friendly waitress but slow service.

Thank rosie s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 29
Italian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 rue du Loup, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux>  > Rue Sainte-Catherine
  • Neighbourhood: Rue Sainte-Catherine
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 81 41 41

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?