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About Locanda Positano
Welcome to Locanda Positano, a cozy small gem in the heart of Marina Del Rey. Our Chef, , created an authentic Italian menu focusing on the seasons. Using local, fresh, and organic produces and only quality ingredients imported directly from Italy, Locanda creates a refined and sophisticated feel in a romantic setting. Our wine list offers a wide and selected variety of Italian wines and, as well of beers.
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday-Thursday 5:30pm to 10pm
Saturday and Friday 5:30pm to 10:30pm
Sunday 5:30pm to 9:30pm
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Street parking from 6 pm
Private Party Facilities:
We will be happy to work with you to accommodate your business meeting or special event in our Private room, with our traditional and innovative Italian dishes and pasta specialties. Locanda Positano offers an extensive selection of Italian wines.
Private Party Contact:
Paolo Scovolo: (855) 549-0243
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Takeout, Wine
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Locanda Positano Ratings and Reviews
There is plenty of street parking in front or behind the restaurant. The food looked great. The sausage pasta was very salty. The steak was cooked well but the char tasted like the grill needed to be cleaned. The desserts were excellent and the best part of the meal.
We've been back several times and it still is my favorite Italian restaurant. This time we had the black ink tagliatelle with rock shrimp, sea scallops, and saffron sauce and the tagliatelle with veal bolognese sauce. Both were very tasty. Both were delicious! I highly recommend this quaint jewel in crazy MDR.
The food is delicious. Home-made pastas: we had the spaghetti carbonara and rigatoni short-rib w/ a tomato cream sauce - both were amazing dishes along with the calamari and Gorgonzola salad to start. The service was warm and attentive. It was great for a date night, would be fun for an intimate dinner with friends and family too. The place has a very cozy and warm feel.
We went here for my birthday because the food in incredible, the service perfect and the ambiance lovely. It's a very small, cozy restaurant but the owners and staff go out of their way to make you comfortable and welcomed. Did I say the food was incredible?
Neighborhood gem in Marina. Tiny place with warm, upbeat vibes. Great service . Food was good , with excellent pear and arugula salad , Linguine with clams and crispy calamari and shrimp. Other dishes were just OK-- tagliatelle with shrimp and scallops in saffron had a sauce that was too thick and tiny shrimp- which , at $32, was surprising; chicken parm also pricey. Desserts not up to snuff. Will go back but order more cautiously, staying with plainer dishes. Nice selection of wines by the glass .
We have been at Locanda several times. This time was for our anniversary. As usual, the food was excellent and the service first rate. It's easy to drive by this gem as it's on busy Lincoln Blvd in Marina Del Rey but its well worth a visit. It's not cheap but it's worth it for what you get. The portions are good sized. we highly recommend it
It is unfortunate that a place with the ability’s to have charm made me and my party feel like they wanted us out the minute we walked in. Everything about the meal was rushed. They actually picked up our unfinished appetizers to quickly put down the main course. It was a very disappointing experience and I will never go back.
Our anniversary dinner was delicious as always. We love the intimate atmosphere. However, tonight there was a birthday party for 9 across from us which changed our usual quiet atmosphere into a much more loud environment. Also no mention of our anniversary or any acknowledgment despite adding that to our reservation. Oh well. We made the best of it.
Wow, was my party skeptical: Lincoln Boulevard? And yet there were those customer reviews...
We had a terrific meal: The best tuna carpaccio ever and an excellent short rib bolonese (sort of) rigatoni were standouts, but everything was delicious. Definitely a find.
We have been to this intimate Italian restaurant several times, and the food has always been excellent. The owners circulate in the small dining area and are open to answering questions about the food and wine choices. Our only complaint has been that the noise level can be quite high if all the tables are in use (as they were during our most recent visit there). If a few raucous folks fill the space with noise, quiet conversation becomes difficult. Despite this downside, we will be back.
YUMMY, YUMMY, YUMMY !!!! The only thing I can say is, "Sure wish you were open for lunch!". As with my first visit last month, the carpaccio, fried calamari, linguini vongole, and tiramisu were fabulous. Everyone is friendly and the service is impeccable. The restaurant is small and cozy which means it can get very loud. However, the epicurean experience outweighs a little noise. 😋
Going to Locando Positano is like going to Italy. The food is fabulous, authentic and well portioned. The restaurant is modest, but elegant. The Wine list has several great wines to select from to pair with the food. Recommend the Calamari, light and crisp with an excellent dipping sauce. The heirloom tomatoes are incredible with the best burrata cheese I have ever eaten. We had two pastas. My seafood pasta with a spice red sauce, was simply divine! We unfortunately were stuffed, so no Secundo. We did manage to share a tiramisu. Again, it tasted like we were actually in Positano! Molto Bene!
visited this place last time we were in LA with some friends, it is a quiet and beautiful spot in Marina del Rey. This time we took advantage of the fact that it is on the way to the airport, so we hit it up again and it does not disappoint. It reminds me of when I used to visit my family back in Roma. It is beautiful, warm and cozy with some stellar dishes that will leave you coming back for more.
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