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Da Adolfo

Via Laurito 40, 84017, Positano, Italy
+39 089 875022
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“fried fish” (85 reviews)
“lemon leaves” (43 reviews)
“peach wine” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Via Laurito 40, 84017, Positano, Italy
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

We were told about da Adolfo by friends and decided to visit - phone bookings are essential though. I was initially confused by online booking - this doesn't work so you must call. The little shuttle boat with the red fish collects you from the...More

Thank cloudbury1
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Be careful what table you are allocated insist on being moved otherwise you could be looking at men zipping up their flies exiting the toilets , bins & a large decorated phallus!! This equals one unhappy wife !!! We swopped!! Not helped by the waiter...More

Thank Coldeniscommon
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I wanted to bring my wife as a surprise to Da Adolfo Beach and restaurant. After contacting this place more than a month by email, I was told to reconfirm our booking by phone before our venue...I have tried and experienced how difficult is to...More

4  Thank OlivierDuffar14
Reviewed 8 June 2016

You must have a reservation in advance to get to eat at the restaurant. It is a fun day. You are picked up by boat from the main dock in Positano. You arrive at a beach with sun chairs with a cost of 7 euros...More

Thank mary f
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I'm not sure whether it is the fact that most people come to this restaurant by boat from Positano, or the fact that once there you sit in what is essentially a shack with rough tables you are served some of the most delicious and...More

Thank BertyBrit
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Our son had gone to this restaurant on his honeymoon, and told his aged parents to go there too. You have to get a boat (with a red fish on the mast) to get there. We got to the harbour at Positano (not a quick...More

Thank HUGH C
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We arrived to Da Adolfo by foot from the highway. It was 3-400 steps to the restaurant on the beach. The food was delicious! My highlight was the tuna carpaccio and the spaghetti vongole. Only down side was the boat back to Positano could only...More

1  Thank Kylie F
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We managed to catch the boat and they fit us in without a booking, however I would imagine you would need to book in the height of the season. The restaurant was very rustic - wooden tables and chairs on the beach, but the food...More

Thank Marie D
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This is a perfect day out. The free boat picks you up and takes you to the cove where there is a little beach and the restaurant. You can swim and sunbake before or after lunch. The food is wonderful and well priced and the...More

Thank Jnine7-7-7
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We called ahead and were put on the waiting list as the reservations for the 1 PM lunch were full. We took the last boat over to the cove and sat in their chairs (7 euro a piece) and laid out in the sun. Around...More

2  Thank Jeremy A
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7 January 2018|
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Response from 215josephs224 | Reviewed this property |
About 2-3 days in advance it’s all about who calls to reserve for you. Host or boat captain is best...
Jessica S
26 May 2017|
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Response from Lauren E | Reviewed this property |
I had our Airbnb host call on our behalf - she did mention that they don't pick up their phone!
3 October 2016|
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Response from Sarahfairy | Reviewed this property |
Always book or you will not even get on the boat with the little red fish!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Laurito 40, 84017, Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: +39 089 875022
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