$15 for $30 Worth of Italian Cuisine at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda

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In a Nutshell

  • Classic Italian cuisine
  • Family-run restaurant
  • Warm, sophisticated setting

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires May 5, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person. Limit 1 per table. Dine-in only. Tax and gratuity not included. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Contrary to popular belief, when the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's a lawsuit. Enjoy Italian cuisine without fear of physical reprisal with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of classic Italian cuisine at Positano Ristorante Italiano in Bethesda.

Family-run Positano serves a menu of authentic homemade Italian fare in a warm and inviting setting. Diners and their taste buds are welcomed with appetizers including fried eggplant bruschetta ($10) and savory garlic bread ($4). A plethora of pasta options includes the lasagna bolognese ($17), layers of delicate pasta and savory meat sauce that tenderly punch the mouth with flavor. Slayers of appetite krakens will savor house-special ciopino del pescatore, a free-swim of jumbo shrimp, sea scallops, mussels, and calamari in a sauté sea of garlic and white wine ($28). Or ravenously RSVP to the veal matrimonio, a matrimony of sausage and herb-filled veal and chicken breast, garbed in a raiment of marsala wine and flanked by attendants of penne and eggplant ($28). Finish with a classic Italian dessert of cannoli alla siciliana filled with sweet ricotta cheese and chocolate chips ($6), paired with rich espresso ($2).

Positano's cheery color scheme and painted ocean vistas provide a comfortable, yet sophisticated dining escape for noshers and nibblers of all ages. Pull up a chair in the dining room, which is decorated with warmly hued tiles and shutter-accented walls, or relax on the vine-bedecked outdoor patio to avoid offending Mother Nature, who doesn’t react nicely when left out of dinner plans.

Reviews

Seventy-eight percent of Urbanspooners like Positano Ristorante Italiano, and Yelpers give it an average of 3.5 stars. TripAdvisors award it a four-owl-eye average:

  • We went there for date night and had a great dinner. The staff was very nice and attentive. We never felt rushed. I had the penne with eggplant and it was amazing. – molly k., Yelp
  • …the food was mouth watering. Perfectly balanced sauce with my generous portion of truly fresh Rock Fish, vegtables grilled to perfection and the flavors exploded in my mouth. – G. H., Yelp

Customer Reviews

LOVE this place! GREAT food, excellent service, nice place, definitely would go back again and again!
Esther K. · July 3, 2016
The owners came to ask us if everything was to our liking. loved it all
Vanessa H. · May 5, 2015
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Thank you . Can you write about us on Yelp?
Merchant replied · May 15, 2015
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.
Edelgard K. · April 25, 2015
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Thank you. Can you write about us on Yelp?
Merchant replied · May 15, 2015

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