Positano Restaurant

Food & Drink
4948 Fairmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814 4948 Fairmont Ave, Bethesda Directions
Today 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Closed All Hours
+13019860042
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69% of 45 customers recommended

About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Italian, European, Ice Cream, Seafood, Cafe
  • Meals
    Lunch, Dinner
  • Price
    $15-$30
  • Hours
    Sun
    11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
    Mon-Sat
    11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Cuisine
    Italian, European, Ice Cream, Seafood, Cafe
  • Meals
    Lunch, Dinner
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Valet
  • Delivery
    Yes
  • Takeout
    Yes
  • Reservations
    Yes
  • Catering
    Yes
  • Good For Kids
    Yes
  • Good For Groups
    Yes
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Tips

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25 Tips
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Report | 14 days ago
Our food was delicious, but the manager was abrupt and dismissive when we said we had a groupon. I know that sometimes groupon customers don't tip for the full amount, but having worked in food service I'm perfectly aware of how important tipping is; being instructed on the practice wasn't a great start to our meal. Our waiter was a bit slow, but that seemed like a kitchen problem and we genuinely enjoyed our meal. It was just that the start left me annoyed enough that it overshadowed the evening.
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Report | 10 months ago
LOVE this place! GREAT food, excellent service, nice place, definitely would go back again and again!
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Report | 2 years ago
looks very much outdated by the internal ambiance. food is good, better the first time we were there. italian sauces are homemade.
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Report | 2 years ago
The owners came to ask us if everything was to our liking. loved it all
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Report | 2 years ago
The restaurant can improve food quality for sure BUT as far as service goes it completely unacceptable. The waiter was rude, food was testless. We couln't it and the leftovers that we took home went to garbage. The restauranr is in the middle of Bethesda! Never ever again.
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Report | 2 years ago
Food was good, but service was lacking from the moment I made my reservation. I felt a bit like a second class citizen.
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Report | 2 years ago
This is a family owned restaurant. The food is prepared from old family recipes and prices are very reasonable. The regular menu has a lot of choices.
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Report | 2 years ago
We had breservations but needed to wait 10 minutes for a table to be set but when we were seated there were no place settings, china, or glasses. After we waited 10 more minutes our waiter arrived and was sorely disappointed that we were using a Groupon. We had poor service needing to ask for everything from water (We ordered 2 bottles of water and was disappointe with no available third botle on a Saturday night). As a final insult one of our party that ordered shrimp parmigiana received 1 shrimp and one something else (chicken?). Nothing was acceptable from food to service. If Groupon's make the waiters unhappy they should not be sold.
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Report | 2 years ago
Positano Restaurant is a restaurant my family loves to patronize because we can guarantee on delicious food and great service in a family-friendly atmosphere.
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Report | 2 years ago
Were surprised by the poor quality of food after reading web reviews. The minestrone soup had no depth of flavor; seemed like canned broth with frozen veggies and some pasta and parsley thrown in. Chicken in the chicken Parmesan had an odd somewhat glutenous texture which we couldn't figure out if it was processes or something else. Shrimp parmesean was overly breaded and somewhat on the soggy side. Rum cake tasted like cream filling was greasy, non-butter type. On the plus side, the tomato mozzarella app was good, the quality of the 2 shrimp in the Parmesean was excellent, and the spaghetti and sauce as a side to entrees were tasty. The atmosphere of the restaurant was lovely and the service was very attentive. I did not post comments on the web as I am not that type, but it was nice to have an opportunity to let you know of our experience.
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From Our Editors

Grab a seat and dig in! Positano Ristorante Italiano offers tasty eats in Bethesda. Toast your evening out at this restaurant with a glass of beer or wine from their lengthy drink list. Go ahead and bring your rug rats with you ? this restaurant has kid-friendly food and seating. Perfect for parties on the larger side, Positano Ristorante Italiano also has a private area available for use. Don't stay inside on a beautiful day! Come sit on the patio at Positano Ristorante Italiano and order great food.

Positano Ristorante Italiano goes easy on the dress code ? business casual is expected, so no need to squeeze into your finest attire. Or, take your grub to go.

Safely store your car on the street or with valet at Positano Ristorante Italiano. Bike parking is also available outside the restaurant.

Our goals are simple. Keep you fed and happy. With outstanding food and drinks priced under $15, we succeed on both counts. Critics award the most brownie points to the restaurant's dinner offerings, but breakfast and lunch are also available.

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11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Mon-Sat
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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