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La Taverna del Leone

Via Laurito 43, 84017, Positano, Italy
+39 089 811302
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kingfish” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Laurito 43, 84017, Positano, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I chose the 5 course tasting menu and loved every morsel! The service was great and in every dish they really highlighted the amazing regional flavors.

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed in the hotel above and ate here on our last night. The food was all outstanding. I had the blue lobster stuffed pasta in lemon butter sauce. It was so tasty, I could've eaten another serve! My boyfriend had a pizza, which he...More

Thank SuzyW87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this family run restaurant! The food was amazing. So many unique dishes to try. The staff was very attentive and accommodating. We loved it so much we went there twice in the 4 nights we stayed in Positano.

Thank Jan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was lovely... perfect place for a quick lunch. The location is not perfect as it’s close to the car park ... also it’s next to busy road hence the place it’s always packed. This doesn’t change the fact that the staff works very...More

Thank Ewa V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After being greeted by our host Giuseppe , who told us the history of this family owned restaurant, we were guided to a beautiful linen covered table. The chef sent us a sample of cod fish balls served in a bed of arugula . After...More

Thank MSTall_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t speak highly enough of Giuseppe and the team at La Taverna del Leone. We were on holiday for my father’s birthday with six of us and this was a highlight of our stay. Giuseppe, the son of the owner, was so accommodating in...More

1  Thank Heather T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here with our friends and were not disappointed. The ravioli's were very good. I liked the way the kitchen was visible.

Thank chericpa
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

The name Taverna dei Leone suggested a less formal setting but we were impressed with the slightly formal but still cozy dining room with pristine open kitchen completely covered in gorgeous blue and white ceramic tiles. The menu was interesting and the food preparation and...More

1  Thank Lois M
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We went to this restaurant on our first day in Positano because it's walking distance from our hotel and it had high ratings in Trip Advisor. It was a good choice. The waiters were friendly, even immediately recognized our accent and had a short chat...More

Thank Dawnits
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

The service, ambience, and especially the food was excellent. I had a special langostino pasta that was one of the best meals I have ever had. This is a must dine place if you are in Positano.

Thank jbange
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14 September 2017|
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Response from Giuseppe G | Property representative |
Hi there, from Sorrento you can easily let the bus drive past Positano and stop near our restaurant. Otherwise, after a pleasant time of relaxation and shopping in Positano, the easiest way to get here is a cab from the... More
7 August 2017|
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Response from Giuseppe G | Property representative |
Dear Shaney, Yes, we do have a shuttle, but it only operates in the immediate surrondings of Laurito & Arienzo area. From your location, the best and fastest way would be a taxi. Otherwise, with the local Positano-Praiano... More
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Sara A
20 June 2017|
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Response from Giuseppe G | Property representative |
Dear Sara, certainly, children are always welcome. Let us know!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 58
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Laurito 43, 84017, Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: +39 089 811302
  • E-mail
Historical mediterranean family restaurant since 1965, featuring passion, authentic food from local ingredients and warm hospitality
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