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Locanda Positano

4.6
919 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Cozy (20)
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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.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday-Thursday 5:30pm to 10pm
Saturday and Friday 5:30pm to 10:30pm
Sunday 5:30pm to 9:30pm
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Phone number
(310) 526-3887
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What 919 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.5
food
4.5
service
4.3
ambience
4.1
value
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

Great and super friendly service, excellent food. Easy acces and valet parking

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vipsteaklover43 (Los Angeles)
4.0
Dined 6 days ago

Always great food! The Italian wines by the glass are varied and interesting... Not the same old boring standbys.....I recommend the linguini and clams, tasty and a generous portion.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

Locanda is absolutely one of my favorite Italian restaurants in West LA. The ambiance is excellent. The staff is great. While it can get a little cozy and even a bit loud (never uncomfortable), the food is to die for.

Love this place!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

cozy neighborhood italian spot for delicious authentic plates and full wine glasses

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vipJMerg1212 (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined on January 8, 2018

Without a doubt our favorite dining location in L.A. It's authentic, cozy, romantic and serves incredible food with class.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined on January 5, 2018

Wonderful family-owned neighborhood Italian restaurant with fantastic food. Very intimate. Friendly owner active in running the dining room. We'll go back again and again.

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Matey (San Diego)
5.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

We have never been disappointed. Food is exceptional and the Italian wine list is superb

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vipnancya (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

This is our "go to" restaurant for special occasions. We love the coziness, great wine options and delicious food. Ask for the dining room as they have an annex but it doesn't have the character the dining room has. We usually get a bottle of a Super Tuscan red, an appetizer to split (the burrata with heirloom tomatoes is a favorite), and we each order an entree and split a dessert. Going to Locanda Positano is a treat we always look forward to. It's a good idea to make a reservation.

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vipFrank (Los Angeles)
2.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

This is a very difficult review to write because I have been a fan of Locanda Positano since it opened in 2010/2011. In fact, besides going 3-4 times per year, it has been a tradition for the past 5 years to go there on New Year's Eve as I did last night. But that might have been my final visit. I had a reservation but the front was full. I would not have minded waiting. But they took me to a back room and told me it would be just like the front. But instead, although it was empty when we arrived, it began to fill up. That was fine. But then, the table next to me quickly got filled with more than 10 young men who were loud and boisterous and a bit off-color. I am not a prude but this was very insulting that I should have been put through that. All of the other times I have gone to the restaurant, the chatter has been lively but not boisterous - like a sports bar at the super bowl. I complained and they took $15 off my bill. But actually, they should have refunded my entire bill because I left feeling much worse than when I arrived. In other words, this New Year's Eve, Locanda Positano was a punishment rather than a reward and I don't know if I can ever find the desire to return. Very sad because I love the food and the service and always looked forward to going. I am not sure what was worse - the crowd noise in the back room, or the insult of being put next to that group.

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vipAussie (Charlotte)
4.0
Dined on December 21, 2017

Been here many times - my favorite Italian place when traveling to LA. Quite disappointed with experience this time - lamb chops were cool - mentioned the fact they were not hot (to the waiter) - he smiled (auto reaction) and left. Very surprising for such a great place. Oh, I ate them!!! Expect more from this place.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday-Thursday 5:30pm to 10pm
Saturday and Friday 5:30pm to 10:30pm
Sunday 5:30pm to 9:30pm
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Cross street
Washington
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Price range
$30 and under
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(310) 526-3887
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Parking details
Street parking from 6 pm
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Executive chef
Michelangelo Pinto
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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.
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Private party contact
Paolo Scovolo: (855) 549-0243
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Takeout, Wine

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