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Locanda Positano

4.7
4.7
1476 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
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.

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2 people

8:00 PM


Booked 11 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (310) 526-3887

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Michelangelo Pinto

  • Private party facilities

    Private room. We will be happy to work with you to accommodate your business meeting or special event with our traditional and innovative Italian dishes and pasta specialties.

  • Private party contact

    Paolo Scovolo: (855) 549-0243

  • Neighborhood

    Marina del Rey

  • Cross street

    Washington

  • Parking details

    Street parking from 6 pmValet Service Tuesday to Sunday from 5:30

  • Additional

    Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wine

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What 1,476 people are saying

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4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Westside

    Italian

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  1. F

    Feather

    Denver

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I highly recomnend dining at Locanda Positano! We dined on a Friday evening, reservations at 6:30, but were hungry eariler so called and they told us to come on ahead. It had been a 90 degree day, but the patio was a comfortable temperature, so we chose a table outside. Staff as always was PERFECT. Attentive to details, but they know when to leave you alone too. I had the Scottish Salmon for the first time AND this is the first time anywhere that a chef seasoned everything with a such perfect balance that I did not want to add pepper or salt. The steamed spinach had a fresh and light flavor that wasn't overpowered by garlic, the sauce on the salmon enhanced the wonderful flavor of the fish without disguising it. The Mashed Potatoes had the right amount of butter built into each bite. My Muscato d'asti was exactly what I wanted to complement my food choices. 12 plus stars out of 10...Locanda Positano did it again. Exceeded Expectations!!!
  2. FN

    FancyNancy

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 1, 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience3
    Mediocre food at best. Roasted Brussels sprouts tasted re-heated… Calamari was tough.
  3. MC

    MariaC

    Los Angeles

    11 reviews

    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on August 1, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Swordfish was a little dry. Branzino and pasta was very good. I would have liked the option of pasta or mashed potatoes as a side with fish. Prefer pasta.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Service was great and good portions!
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    The food was good. The service was cordial and polite. We ordered a bottle of wine which never arrived for some odd reason. Ended up having to ask for wine by the glass after our main course arrived. The maitre apologized profusely but it is what it is.
  6. LA

    LA90401

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall1food1service2ambience1
    I am truly perplexed why there is so many great reviews. Their food is not fresh (frozen spinach served), chicken parmesan was flat and purple-ish in the inside, melon served with speck was not ripe. Hands down for the price point was the most disappointing experience I can recall in Los Angeles. They have serious nerve to charge the prices they are.
  7. a

    alwayseatout1

    Los Angeles

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on July 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful food and service. Great patio.
  8. BE

    BigEd

    San Francisco

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is seriously good Italian, easily some of the best in LA. Kind of pricey, but the food is THAT good.
  9. MS

    MelissaS

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Amazing local spot that my husband and I plan to continue to support.
  10. m

    mjms

    Los Angeles

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We are frequent guests at this wonderful restaurant. The food is exceptional, the service is always warm and friendly and it’s the perfect venue for a beautiful night.
  11. K

    Kykahuba

    New England

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    We had a wonderful meal on Saturday evening. The food was fantastic and service great. Highly recommend trying this restaurant.
  12. f

    fdlvr

    Los Angeles

    61 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    61 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Nice outdoor space; varied menu; reasonable portions; tasty
  13. A

    Andrew

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is one of our favorite restaurants in LA! The food and service continue to be exceptional!
  14. BL

    BenL

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great seating outside. Servers were great and attentive. Food was delicious. I will be coming back
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Very accommodating staff; comfortable outdoor space; really good quality, delicious food
  16. LP

    LeoP

    Los Angeles

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The owner, Michelangelo, and his manager, Donato, we’re so warm and welcoming for their wonderfully prepared food. Large portions made the prices a bit more palatable, and well worth it. Offering fine Italian wines by the glass is uncommonly great and a key reason we’ll be back!
  17. m

    mjms

    Los Angeles

    25 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We always receive the best pasta, the best service, and the best ambience! It’s truly a wonderful taste of Italy!
  18. VR

    VanessaR

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding food, outstanding service, outstanding atmosphere. Will definitely be back!
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Family dinner - best Italian I had in US.. It felt like I was in someone’s terrace!
  20. TG

    TheGratefulPalate

    Houston

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food. Fresh, home made and expertly prepared. Everything our party of 3 consumed was in the top 90 percentile of restaurant quality.
  21. s

    sswisner

    Los Angeles

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best hidden gem in LA!
  22. A

    Anonymous

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Wonderful service, food was excellent. Will be back.
  23. SY

    SallyY

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Locanda Positano continues to be one of our favorite restaurants. We go for the wild boar but everything is good. Outside seating is a charming idyllic spot even though just feet from Lincoln Blvd. The service on Monday night was outstanding.
  24. 6

    61foodie

    Los Angeles

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was awesome
  25. DC

    DeeC

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Delicious, authentic Italian. Exquisite pasta. What a gem
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing experience, one of our best dining experiences ever! We’ve travelled many times to Italy and we can safely say that our meal was top notch, without exception. My boar tagatelle was amazing as was my wife’s short rib pasta dish as was the spectacular burrata beefsteak and calamari appetizer. Simply incredible experience and hope to be back soon! The service was the best, enough to take care of us, but not pushy at all. Excellent outside dining area that we thoroughly enjoyed. Grazie!
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was amazing
  28. n

    nildav

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Owned by an italian family, the food is superb and so is the service and ambiance. Now that they have expanded to the outdoors, their patio is wonderful for summer nights or any night as they have heaters. Great option for Italian food lovers.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Simply the best of everything- the food and the owners make you feel like you have somehow transported you to Italy.
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Was a quaint, relaxing, romantic dining experience. The food was amazing! Pasta made fresh that day and you could taste the difference!! The staff was very attentive. Our food was brought out appropriately instead of trying to pile everything on us at once like some places do. Was a wonderful experience, definitely going back!
  31. MP

    MaryellaP

    San Diego

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service, the food was interesting and special, the wine terrific too
  32. A

    Allie

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious Food and great service! I want to plan a trip back to LA so I can eat this food again!
  33. GG

    GloriaG

    Los Angeles

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous restaurant with great food and impeccable service. Michelangelo, the owner, and his wife Patricia, were warm and welcoming, as well as helpful and knowledgeable with regards to our selection of wine. It’s an A+ establishment.
  34. MK

    MikeK

    Los Angeles

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Everything was fantastic. Traditional Italian done oh so right.
  35. SH

    SH310

    Central Coast

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The food was fantastic as usual and the service was attentive but not overly intrusive. Nice music on the patio and tables well spaced.
  36. JA

    JanelleA

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Food is excellent. Service is good. Highly recommend.
  37. K

    Kimmy

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Not sure why this gem wasn’t packed. The food was outstanding! Menu options were varied, portions a bit too generous, prices very reasonable.
  38. D

    Dmvt25

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Incredible octopus carpaccio. Also tried the chicken parm *chefs kiss* this time. All house-made pasta are solid! Kind and attentive staff and a super chill vibe.
  39. n

    nancya

    Los Angeles

    53 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    53 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Locanda Positano just gets better and better! The restaurant now has an art studio which you enter in order to reach their beautifully appointed patio. Whether you choose the intimate indoor setting or the patio, the wait staff and the food are unparalleled. Generous servings, and the rigatoni and orecchiette pastas are consistently divine. We shared a lovely Super Tuscan recommended by Giuseppe who selected the perfect choice for us. Whether just an evening out, or a special occasion, you can't go wrong with this delightful restaurant.
  40. JK

    JohnK

    Los Angeles

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on April 24, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Food quality is superb. Tables are a little tight for two. Could be better with water service

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated

FAQs

Locanda Positano does offer delivery in partnership with Chow Now, Postmates and Uber Eats. Locanda Positano also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (310) 526-3887.

Locanda Positano is rated 4.7 stars by 1476 OpenTable diners.

Locanda Positano does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

8:00 PM


Booked 11 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

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Google Map for Locanda Positano

4059 Lincoln Blvd., Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Washington

  • Neighborhood

    Marina del Rey

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Street parking from 6 pmValet Service Tuesday to Sunday from 5:30

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Michelangelo Pinto

  • Additional

    Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wine

  • Phone number

    (310) 526-3887

  • Private party facilities

    Private room. We will be happy to work with you to accommodate your business meeting or special event with our traditional and innovative Italian dishes and pasta specialties.

  • Private party contact

    Paolo Scovolo: (855) 549-0243

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