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245 Berdan Ave, Wayne, NJ 07470
+1 973-628-6863
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Wayne, New Jersey
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In an area that is surprisingly light on good Italian food, Positano at least approaches an acceptable Italian - type dining experience. I must admit, coming from an authentic Italian Family, it is difficult to impress us so I may be being too hard on this place. It is a gem among stones in Wayne when it comes to Italian... More 

Thank Michael C
Boston, USA
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95 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The staff didn't communicate very well and the food was very cheap quality. I don't think there was actually any real meat in my lasagna....

Thank Sarah D
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a very good dinner at this BYOB restaurant. Fried calamari and Prince Edward Island Mussels fra diavolo appetizers were both delicious. While the salad was the run-of-the mill disappointment you so often encounter, our dinners were all good. My salmon special was nicely prepared. My husband, a very picky eater, loved his chicken parmesan sandwich, and the other couples... More 

Thank Daria H
Wayne, New Jersey
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Went last night to Positano's with a friend. I ordered a pasta dish off the menu she ordered a special. Both of us are teachers so we can read but.... When the bill came we were shocked that she was charged $6.00 for soup because on the special menu it said Soup (no price listed) Appetizers (prices listed) and Entrees... More 

Thank Linda N
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Back in NJ visiting family - asked our hotel for a good local Italian restaurant. They recommended Positano which we loved! Arrived about 8:30PM during the week and still had many customers. It seems like a place locals visit which is always a good sign - even ran into someone we knew from years ago there. Service was wonderful, owners... More 

Thank Debra W
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My family and Grandkids love the place. Family owned and they Treat you like family. Everything is awesome a must try and then you are hooked

Thank Littleital
Wayne, New Jersey
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Positano is one of my favorite restaurants. We live nearby and it is our "go to" place for take out. I've enjoyed lunch, dinner, take out and catering from Positano. While they serve traditional Italian staples, they also have a very imaginative special's menu - it is the only restaurant my husband will order veal. My favorite dish is the... More 

Thank Micheletee
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137 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Good local place with friendly, efficient staff. Great traditional Italian food. Good clams, Caesar salad, pastas. The pizza is fabulous. The deliver quickly and accurately.

Thank CrankierThanThou
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Much more than a pizza place. Be prepared to wait 15 to 20 minutes, worth the wait. Veal Positano is a favorite of mine. The garlic knots are terrific.

Thank samz1948
Mount Pleasant, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious Italian dinner in a fun family restaurant. We waited @ 10 minutes to be seated at height of Friday night rush but the time went quickly since the hosts were fun and entertaining! The wait servers were attentive and everything from appetizers, main course to dessert tasted wonderful. We will definitely return next time we visit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Berdan Ave, Wayne, NJ 07470
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 973-628-6863

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