Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti
Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti

Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.positanocoast.net/
  • Phone: 2152380499x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Sunday: 12:30pm-3:00pm Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Chef Regulo Reyes
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We can accommodate up to 150 guests to celebrate all special occasions, including bachelor & bachelorette parties, rehearsal dinners, baby & bridal showers, intimate weddings, communions, christenings and birthdays. We also offer private space that is perfect for corporate meetings and pharmaceutical dinners. Positano Coast provides both sit down options in our private dining rooms, as well as cocktail party buffet selections in our fabulous Sopra Lounge. For any event, consider our beautiful and unique venue, where our staff will work with you to create the perfect menu and setting.
  • Entertainment: Join us on Saturday nights for the sounds of DJ Cristian Martinez starting at 10:00 PM. Please contact the restaurant for details.
  • Special Events: BYOB (wine only) Sundays & Mondays in the dining room only. BYOB is not available for large parties or banquets.

    Happy Hour Monday-Friday 5:00-7:00pm & Sunday 1-5pm at the bar only.

    For Happy Hour, we feature $4 Beers, $6 Signature Cocktails such as the Positano Lemon Drop, Red Sangria & Bartender's Choice & $5 Wines by the Glass.

    Late Night Menu on Saturdays from 11pm-1am at the Bar & in Sopra Lounge

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 2nd Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking available Tuesday-Sunday starting at 5:30 pm.
A word from Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti
Why settle for an ordinary atmosphere when you can have an extraordinary one? Enjoy the beauty of the Amalfi Coast in Italy right in Old City. From the cobalt blue floor, to the spectacular life-sized postcards to the inspired menu, when you step into Positano Coast, you will need to catch your breath. We welcome guests to savor a menu full of delicious selections, including the freshest fish & seafood, the must have "Crudo" (the Italian version of sashimi) & creative variations of classic Italian pasta & meat dishes. Dishes include: a Zucchini Crabcake; Seafood Risotto with Baby Shrimp, Clams, Mussels & Calamari; Roasted Rack of Lamb; Herb Crusted Mahi and a Housemade Artichoke Tortelloni with Caper & Lemon Butter Sauce and Pecorino Toscano; and for lunch, a Sausage Panini with Broccoli Rabe & Sharp Provolone, as well as a Chicken Focaccia Wrap with Chipotle Aioli. Savor the flavors of the Crudo of the Day - like Scallops with Sea Urchin & Yellowfin Tuna Tartare.
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Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti reviews from OpenTable diners
157 reviews since May 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (82)neighborhood gem (72)fit for foodies (67)special occasion (64)good for groups (62)vibrant bar scene (54)romantic (54)scenic view (44)hot spot (38)notable wine list (32)great for lunch (30)late-night find (21)great for brunch (19)kid-friendly (5)Show More
  • Usually wonderful. This time not so
    LoveParkLadyVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We go there fairly often & love the food and service. This last time, however, our experience was ruined by a large group of men who were seated next to us 5 minutes after we were seated. They were yelling and screaming with laughter, annoying everyone in the room. Management did nothing to quiet them down. We were moved to another table, as were others, but the noise was still bad enough not to be able to hold a quiet conversation. It was pretty miserable and we declined dessert, just to get out of there. The food was great, as always, and so was the service , so no complaints there. After complaining to management, we were offered a gift certificate, which they are going to mail to us. Let's hope it pays for our last meal there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Another Fabulous Meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Positano Coast never, ever disappoints me. Each time I go there, the food, the service, the wine list, all exceed my expectations. The artichoke tortellini was out of this world. We were celebrating my daughter's birthday and were able to just relax and have fun. Nobody rushed us. It was great. I recommend this place to everyone I know.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious!
    Marisa
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The food was terrific! The staff was also friendly and welcoming.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Touch of Almafi right in Philly!
    erad
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Positano Coast is a lovely place - a gem in the Society Hill section of Philly. It is a great place for almost anything! Take your mother to dinner, take your girlfriend for drinks and snacks; meet up with friends for a great bar experience. The upscale dining and bar facility are also friendly and lively. If you want a quiet spot, there is also a place to be had for romantic conversation! Staff is friendly and helpful. Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Beautiful AND delicious
    mimimae
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Great place to sit outside on a summer evening or even a cool evening as they have heaters to make it very pleasant. The atmosphere is wonderful and the food is excellent as well. Great ambiance whether indoors, at the bar or outside. Convenient location - catch a movie across the street and then walk right over and have something delicious to eat and drink!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A good experience
    Sandy
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    My wife and I had not been to Positano Coast for a while, but our group of five had an enjoyable time. The meal was excellent and the service was attentive.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Close to hotel
    SnowellenVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Positano was convenient to walk to from our hotel. It was pretty loud in the main dining area so we moved to another section. Instead of people noise this time, we had constant music and bass sounds from a fundraiser in one of their rooms. The website doesn't advertise that you can bring in your own bottle of wine on Sunday and Monday. Had I known that, I would have done so.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food!
    Suzy
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    We will return again and again when we are in Philadelphia. Homemade mozzarella and pasta as well as other wonderful appetizers and entrees.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    This restaurant is a great find. The food was excellent. The atmosphere was bright and pretty. Overall, a great experience, definitely going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Good
    drc82
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Had such a good meal, that we booked it for an upcoming Wedding Rehearsal Dinner. Lovely space for such an event.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Solid Outdoor Dining Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    I realy like the patio for warm summer nights. But I thought it was slightly annoying that they did not offer happy hour oSo paint and help him tomorrow, and then you two come over Sunday around 11, and we'll have brunch, maybe do some packing, and then head down to the boat for a mid-afternoon ride and early dinner?utdoors on such a beautiful night. And they only had one server working the patio so it took quite a while to get drinks and our food order. That being said, the food was yummy and there are lots of healthy options. Overall, a yummy experience!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Girls' night dinner
    sheipatVIP
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Picked it based on location and the reviews on OpenTable, and we were not disappointed. Everyone's food was delicious (I recommend the grilled octopus appetizer!), and when we complained that the Blue Point oysters were much smaller than expected, the manager came over and took them off our bill. My only criticism would be that our waiter was a "low talker" and therefore difficult to hear, particularly since we were sitting outside and there was some traffic noise. Other than that, it was a terrific meal and we will certainly return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • zeeeVIP
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    They forgot to order my platter - at least they didn't charge me once it came after everyone else had finished.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • AMAZING
    LandP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    My husband and I loved this restaurant and the AMAZING menu!!! FOOD WAS GREAT!!! We are going back in two weeks!!!!! Cannot say enough about this YUMMY food!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    The food was delicious. Unfortunately, the hostess was unwelcoming; and the waiter appeared a little annoyed. I was surprised because during previous visits the staff was inviting and attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Greg
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Positano Coast had a modern yet retro look to it. The staff were very helpful and attentive throughout the dining experience. The menu had some excellent choices for foodies and seafood lovers alike. The grilled octopus appetizer was light and fresh, definitely worth getting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great night out!
    SNJgal
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Met out of town friends here. Food and service were wonderful. Special night.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Old City ... Refreshing!
    jjshjtt871
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    We gathered with friends from California and found the food and beverage selections to be simply put, "delightful!" The noise level was a little more than we expected but truly it was in keeping with the general enthusiasm of the clientele. A broad selection of wines and spirits paired more than adequately with the variety of excellent food choices that were well-prepared and presented in appetizing and appealing ways. You must not miss this gem.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Friday dinner in Old City
    Cammy
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We went for a dinner on a Friday night. The food was very good and the outside seating was nice but very noisy. The bar is just adjacent to the outdoor seating, and the bar noise certainly impacted our conversations. I would recommend seating on the outer edge or indoor seating to enjoy conversation as well as the meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meh
    Turk215
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    From first approach I was skeptical. The valet was sitting down, not standing. When I asked him where to enter the restaurant, he glanced over his shoulder in order to answer me, he did not face me. Hostess was cordial, and the waiter was very good and attentive during the meal. The food was so-so. The Caesar salad was about what you would expect. Nothing special, not overly dressed. I had the sesame crusted tuna. Avg. at best. Incredibly small portion or tuna for the price. Six small cuts with way too many sesame seeds. Cooked perfectly, but for the price, was very underwhelmed. My better half enjoyed her seafood risotto, but it lacked seafood, and forced the risotto. As far as a "view" goes, this place failed.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lovely Ambiance
    Foodfan4VIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    The food was great and the ambiance was just lovely. It was wonderful for a romantic dinner . We had a particularly bad server who was arrogant and not caring of his customers. However, once we spoke to the manager, Enrico, our service was outstanding. Enrico personally made sure the dinner was perfect and treated us to wine and an after dinner drink. He certainly understands that great service And great food make a restaurant successful. We will be back and hopefully our original server will have a better attitude going forward.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Old City Northern Italian oasis
    WandererVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Up a flight from street level the open and airy venue was perfect for a summer dinner. Our party of eight ordered a variety of apps, sides and entres and no member of our party seemed displeased with their selections. Service was solid throughout the evening. Wine list was a bit more limited than some other fine italian restaurants but still is more than adequately assembled to meet a broad range of desires.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Okay, but not worth a second visit
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    I decided to go to Postiano Coast for a last minute bday dinner with my cousin. The pictures looked nice and I wanted to try something new. We got mussels for our appetizer which were pretty good. But for our entrees we for Seadood Risotto and The Rack of Lamb. The risotto had an over powering flavor and it left a nasty after taste. The lamb was poorly under seasoned and it included some type of mint garnish which made it taste even worse. It was tender however and cooked how I liked. Overall nice place, a little noisier than I would like, ok service. But a first time experience was enough for me.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and atmosphere
    Nick
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Food was fantastic and atmosphere was very cool. My wife and I went for Old City food week but decided to order off the regular dinner menu. Everything we had was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Long wait
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    I made a reservation for 7:30 and was not seated until 8:30. Food took a very long after the long wait. Food was just average.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bday dining
    eatinout
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    I came to spend a pleasant eve with my fiancé for her birthday and had a very nice time. We have done our work Xmas party here the past few years and I have been coming here for quite a while and have not been disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • cookieVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Reliable and well prepared food. Menu has many available choices. Best restaurant in the area for informal lunches (and dinners)
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food
    Namzzaj
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Other than it being Restaurant Week (loud crowd, especially lady next to our table with loud annoying voice), it was perfect. Much better once she left. :-)
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good meal
    TheBigCheeseVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    The lunch wasn't quite as good as other meals we had here but still good.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always deliciously reliable
    DianeM
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    We are "regulars" and Positano is our go-to for a special dinner or "just because". Another lovely meal all around. Food beautifully prepared, and great atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • enjoyable!
    Joan
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Although the noise level can be a bit loud, it has to be expected on a Saturday night in the summer. Food is excellent and service is very good. The hostess and our waitress were very pleasant and accommodating. We will definitely return the next time we are in the area.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not the same
    Cequ23
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    I have been here several times in the past couple of years it has gradually declined. This past time I could not finish my meal, it was not horrible it just lost a noticeable amount of quality. me and my guest felt the same way. The ambience while pleasant seemed a little outdated.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • one of our favorites
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We have and did enjoy great meals at Positano South-the ambiance, the young but able staff and the food marvelous!
    Special Features:
    scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • lovely historic zone
    phil
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    wonderful food and service in the historic zone
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great! As always :)
    BelleVIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Never a problem. Consistently meets and exceeds my expectations. Staff is very accomodating.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OMG A GREAT FIND
    Attwoman
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    what a treat this place was delicious and the serviced was great!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, atmosphere and service
    SteveVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Murals on the wall of Amalfi Coast make for a great atmosphere. Lots of different rooms - just a great atmosphere. Food ranged from very good to excellent. Service was outstanding! Prices were very reasonable and portions were just the right size - not large portions of mediocre food, but rather smaller portions of very good to excellent food at a reasonable price.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Iart
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Nice atmshophete. Appetizers were very good. Dinner dishes not so great.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • what did you say?
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    the food was excellent. Great flavors, good quantity. But the friendliness of the staff was a facade because the actions did not indicate respect for diners. We had a reservation 2 weeks out, hey tried to seat us at a table in front fo the kitchen door. The waiter had to come back to ask what we had ordered. And the food deliverers asked every table who had what. But the most awful part of he experience was the NOISE! Unbelievable! Absolutely the loudest restaurant we have ever been in! No soft surfaces to mute the sound. And they slapped the plates down on the tables and the bus boys clanged the plates together when clearing. We could not hear each other but could hear people at other tables since they had to yell.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    The food and ambiance of the restaurant were both wonderful. Our server made wonderful recommendations and was very attentive without being over-bearing. Lovely place for a Friday night dinner. We were able to make a reservation and were seated immediately when we arrived. Some of the portions are a tad small but I was still satisfied by the end of the meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.