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Positano Ristorante Italiano

4940 Fairmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6023
+1 301-654-1717
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“veal piccata” (7 reviews)
“bruschetta” (9 reviews)
“salmon” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4940 Fairmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6023
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most beautiful experience, people are warm, the food excelente, water blue and the shopping little twon you so much to pick and choose. Lovely place

Thank zoraida34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place will not get onto any foodie "best of" list, but it has outlasted many, many restaurants in Bethesda, and for good reason: it serves simple, tasty Italian fare with warm service and at a modest price. Think of it as a place to...More

1  Thank Scott_R_Seattle
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and atmosphere. Service was outstanding. Good house wine. Easy parking for lunch. Will return.

1  Thank Jill J
Reviewed 19 July 2017

In December 2016, our firm held our quarterly meeting followed by dinner in the Wine Room. Jimmy and his staff were top notch. The staff ensured that we had privacy for our meeting and served soft drinks and coffee. Once the meeting ended and the...More

1  Thank Sile365
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We rented one of the beautiful party rooms for an event that we hosted, and we are so glad we chose Positano. Jimmy and the entire staff made everything so easy and stress-free. The food was great, and all of our guests, (including us!), had...More

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1  Thank NatureFamilee
Reviewed 18 July 2017

With two banquet halls to choose from and very efficient service- this was such a great place for a sweet sixteen seminformal for 100 dancing guests. Position your dj carefully and some seating may not have easy view of dance floor but service, food, and...More

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1  Thank Eric F
Reviewed 12 July 2017

They did a great job for our event. Please helpful and excellent bar tending and wait staff. The food was delicious and we had good choices.

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1  Thank mg1600
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was the second event I did with Jimmy and Posner Tono. This was a board committee meeting for about 25 people, and everything was just as we planned it. The food and service was excellent!

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1  Thank Mimi K
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Jimmy was really easy to work with and our rehearsal dinner was really affordable, which we were happy about. People loved the food and the private room was adorable. We had several vegans in attendance and there was no problem providing an option for them,...More

1  Thank Aimee S
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Went for afternoon brunch with my family. Staff was very friendly, especially to senior citizens in my group.

1  Thank JacqConn
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James W
18 May 2016|
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11 months ago?
MomMom L
15 February 2015|
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Response from touroneinc | Property representative |
Hello. You can have chicken piccata, or chicken marsala, or veal piccata or veal marsala. mozzarella caprese salad. salmon, trout, red snapper, rock fish.
MomMom L
15 February 2015|
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Response from touroneinc | Property representative |
HI. you can have chicken , veal, salads, pasta, fish
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4940 Fairmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6023
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-654-1717
  • E-mail
Full service Italian restaurant with also four private party rooms and garden terrace for outside dining.
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