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Positano

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Perth CBD
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153 James Street | Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
+61 8 9227 1184
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Perth, Australia
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't fall for any wine or meal deal here. We sat down outside, encouraged by another table of happy campers. But what? Where shall I start ... the 1980's I think! To be fair this restaurant has a 'Balkan ' influence. Hmm. That's what it says on the menu. That was the time that this end of town was buzzing... More 

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Thank Alison K
South Fremantle, Australia
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked in advance for after theatre dinner. Greeted well by staff and a very nice table and menus and drinks menus immediately produced. No fuss; just nicely attentive. Since it was 1st of April the staff were happy to share our chuckles of events of the day. Beautiful evening for outdoor eating but our experience was that we preferred indoors... More 

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Thank turnbulm
Perth, Australia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Thought we would try the place across the road for a change from our usual Sunday night Italian but what a mistake it was. They try, dont get me wrong but compared to Sorrento they have a long way to go. The service was ok but the food was average and quite expensice for what it was. To harsh? Just... More 

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Thank Wayne J
Perth, Australia
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116 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Came here for dinner before a gig at metro city , had an entertainment book voucher for 25% . Specials on pasta were great price and great portions Small serve $13 , larger serve $18 My husband had the crabmeat pasta and it was delicious. Bottles of corona $3 ! Lovely friendly service , can't fault it and lovely sitting... More 

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Thank Mellymelsie
Perth, Western Australia
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287 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We decided to go to this restaurant for lunch the other Sunday and couldn't believe when we arrived that we were the only people there. Another couple turned up in a while but because of the lack of people there was very little atmosphere. We enjoyed our meal but can't say it was memorable in any way. Sorry, but there... More 

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Thank WelshMaiden_8
High Wycombe, UK
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Had a meal here rather than Sorrento or Oliver’s as we had a discount voucher. Unlikely to revisit as the food is not up to the competition over the street. Clincher was the wine – although a short wine list (perhaps six whites), the first three we chose were not available. Staff friendly, and clearly embarrassed at the wine situation.

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Thank petethepedant
Perth, Australia
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456 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Positano has been around for quite a while serving Balkan food. I visited last year and it was so-so. This year I was impressed by the friendly and helpful staff and the quality of the food. Service was fast and the two dishes we had were great. I'd certainly visit again.

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Thank gfsc5
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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385 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

8 of us decided to sit here and have a few drinks and some food after attending an event in Northbridge. We simply chose this place because it was easy and there was a large table available outside. We were told that the food would take about 20-30mins, which was about right, as the kitchen was pretty busy at the... More 

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Thank OzTravels80
Perth, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a try, great food and fantastic service. Much better than our usual Italian in Fremantle. We will be back again!

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Thank foodmeister69
Split, Croatia
1 review
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Excellent resturant in northbridge with great service and better food. Felt at home with my italian waiter Antonio. It was like Italy came to northbridge. Would definately go back again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 James Street | Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Perth>  > Perth CBD
  • Neighbourhood: Perth CBD
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9227 1184

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?