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La Taverna del Leone

Via Laurito 43, 84017, Positano, Italy
+39 089 875474
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (93 reviews)
“tortelli” (5 reviews)
“kingfish” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Laurito 43, 84017, Positano, Italy
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Very good restaurant! It was very tasty kingfish tartar- one of the best i had. And pasta with lamb - magnificent. Highly recommended. Besides they have courtesy car - very useful in positano!!!

1  Thank Tatyana S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I never leave reviews but this was necessary. The pizza is heavenly but you cannot leave this restaurant without trying the cheesecake for dessert. It’s made with buffalo cheese and it is a must. It’s fluffy and delicious. Must eat.

Thank Hailey A
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing food. The wood fired oven pizzas were delicious and the pasta was so fresh. Go here for authentic local food. They pick you up from the hotel but it's not a tourist trap. You see plenty of locals and Italian tourist eating there. It...More

Thank versatile_gal
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Good casual dining spot a bit outside of positano. Right on the road, so no view to speak of, but very reasonable as far as prices. Good pasta dishes. Service was a bit spotty (it seemed 1/2 the staff were spending most of their time...More

Thank AAndTMD
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Food is delicious as it's a bit different from the typical italian restaurants. Food here is so tasty that you'll want to eat more than 1 dish! My favourite dish was the dessert: Chocolate mousse made by Filomena. I was told that it was the...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We had the best meal of our trip at this Taverna. Raw seafood plate was beautiful and I had beef carpaccio. The quality of the ingredients and care that goes into plate is reflected in the delicious flavours! Service was friendly and professional. You must...More

1  Thank CarrieB186338
Reviewed 16 October 2017

What's one more 5 outta 5 review? What more can I tell you other than eat here? The venue appears fancy when you walk in but you can wear a suit or come in jeans with your family (we saw both) and feel at home....More

1  Thank Josh A
Reviewed 15 October 2017

All I can say is if you are in Positano or Praaino this place is not to be missed. Great service and food in a beautiful setting. Seemed to be a good mix of tourist as well as locals. Prices were moderate in my opinion....More

Thank 4RB7
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is the second time we visit a restaurant. Good location between Praiano and Positano with private parking, The food in the restaurant is simply amazing, on the one hand traditional Italian and simple and on the other modern and sophisticated. Without doubt our favorite...More

Thank Liranzep
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely phenomenal, everything was cooked to perfection and the service was amazing!! Do not miss this place. They even had a huge craft beer selection, so I had a happy hubs!

Thank Meghan J
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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
US$18 - US$61
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
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 875474
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Historical mediterranean family restaurant since 1965, featuring passion, authentic food from local ingredients and warm hospitality
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