When the sun goes down, Positano changes its face and from a small tourist town it becomes the perfect place to have fun, where to spend a magic and unforgettable evening in a fabulous atmosphere.
Where to spend a memorable evening in Positano?
Here below you will find some ideas for a romantic dinner on the sea , delighted by the typical flavours of the Amalfi Coast:
“Max” Restaurant – Piazza dei Mulini, 22
“Max” is located in the heart of Positano, inside a fascinating art gallery full of precious and ancient works.
Restaurant, art gallery, wine bar and cooking classes make the place absolutely incomparable .
Next 2 Restaurant – inside Palazzo Murat – Via dei Mulini 23
Nineteenth-century residence converted into a hotel, where the splendid lemons garden, with its magical atmosphere and its scents, away from the confusion of the centre. You will be able to taste different gastronomic specialties of the Coast, in the evening it offers live jazz music.
Hotel Restaurant Buca di Bacco – Via Rampa Teglia 4
During the post-war period artists as musicians, writers, directors used to use this old cellar as a meeting point renaming it “Buca di Bacco”. During the years it kept his role of gathering place but it has been reconverted in a restaurant and has been one of the first of the Amalfi Coast to discover the tourism business and nowadays it is a 4 stars Hotel where you can taste typical products of the territory on a suggestive and panoramic terrace on the sea.
Le Tre Sorelle Restaurant – via del Brigantino 27/29
Open from three generations. In the 1960s, some tourist activities started to be operative on the Coast and three sisters decided to offer to tourists a pizza cooked in a wood oven and local wine. After some years they decided to buy a coal stove and to convert their activity in a tavern. This decision was the key of their success. Today their fame continues with honour in the gastronomic panorama of Positano, following the family traditions, with genuine dishes and fresh ingredients.
Ristorante Chez Black – Via del Brigantino 19
Open since 1949, it owes its name to the many foreign people who contributed to share the fame of Positano all over the world from the post-war period till now. This is one of the most popular restaurants among VIPs: it is not difficult to meet Denzel Washington and famous actors of the Italian Cinema.
Fine dining lovers
For fine dining lovers, Positano and the Amalfi Coast offer highly prestigious alternatives, here you are some of our favourites:
La Sponda Restaurant – Hotel Le Sirenuse
Inspired by the culinary traditions of Naples and its Gulf, the Mediterranean cuisine of La Sponda, one of the most romantic restaurants on the Amalfi Coast, is based on fresh, seasonal and, moreover, local ingredients. Under the light of four hundred candles, lulled by the music of mandolin and guitar duo, you can breathe the atmosphere of the dolce vita of Positano in front of a breath-taking view.
Zass Restaurant – Hotel Il San Pietro di Positano
Overlooking the sea and Praiano, Zass restaurant is immersed in a luminous and Mediterranean atmosphere. Creative cuisine maintains its authenticity by using local zero-kilometres products. A unique place, unmissable.
Il Flauto di Pan – Villa Cimbrone
Located in the Hotel Villa Cimbrone , right after the sunset , il Flauto di Pan delights the palate of its guests with the dishes of a refined Mediterranean cuisine, reinterpreted by the Executive Chef of the Restaurant. Thanks to the ingredients, coming directly from the Villa’s fields, a dinner at il Flauto di Pan is an unforgettable and unique experience.
Dancing in Positano by night
If after dinner you want to enjoy the night and you feel like dancing, we suggest you two places among the rocks and overlooking the sea:
Music on the Rocks
Built in 1972, inside a cave overlooking the sea of Spiaggia Grande , the Music on the Rocks is, without any doubts, one of the most particular nightclubs of the Amalfi Coast. The nightclub also has a terrace overlooking the sea with tables, and also houses the Rada restaurant, with a splendid view. Ideal for a romantic dinner, it is also chosen for events and weddings.
This nightclub saw many actors and actresses from the 70s, such as Walter Chiari and Anthony Queen.
Africana Famous Club
Historical Night Club of the Amalfi Coast, it began its activity in 1962 in a cave at sea level, which is accessible from via Terramare.
In the 60s and 70s it hosted illustrious guests such as the choreographer Nureyev and the Queen of Holland.
It has been closed for several years, but has recently restarted its business.