Positano Ristorante Italiano

4948 Fairmont Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814 Map · Phone number
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About Positano Ristorante Italiano

Positano is an Italian restaurant and wedding venue located just outside of Washington, D.C in Bethesda, Maryland. With a variety of private party rooms available, the venue is the perfect setting for both rehearsal dinners and receptions. The charming small-town Italian atmosphere, combined with the top-of-the-line wait service, will have your guests feeling like they’ve been transported straight to Italy for your wedding celebration.

Facilities and Capacity

With a maximum capacity of up to 500 guests, Positano has a variety of event spaces to choose from. The Plaza Room is the venue’s largest, with space for up to 180 guests. The room is elegantly designed with murals and décor that make you feel like you’re enjoying a stay right on the streets of Italy. Positano also features five other private dining room spaces that can be combined to host up to 500 guests.

Services Offered

The team at Positano is committed to providing an authentic Italian dining experience. By being attentive and friendly, they’ll have your guests feeling at ease while they deliver fresh, authentic cuisine. Not to mention, because this venue is used to hosting parties with seated dinners, all of the tables and chairs you’ll need for your event are available on-site. For large parties, Positano will even arrange transportation. Choose from a luxury coach bus, minibus or sedan. Services include:

  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Linens
  • In-house catering
  • In-house bar
  • Servers
  • Lighting/sound
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Shuttle services
  • Valet parking
  • Wheelchair access

Cuisine

When it comes to wedding day cuisine, the catering team at Positano is prepared to offer your guests the very best flavors and service. From passed hors d’oeuvres to mouthwatering appetizers and rich, beautifully plated entrees, your guests are sure to leave with full stomachs and smiles on their faces. Some of Positano’s favorite menu options include:

  • Meatballs
  • Stuffed mushrooms
  • Mozzarella caprese bites
  • Bruschetta bites
  • Chicken piccata
  • Chicken marsala
  • Salmon filet
  • Cheese ravioli
  • Fettuccini alfredo
  • Spaghetti and meatballs
  • Tiramisu
  • Italian layered cake
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349 Reviews for Positano Ristorante Italiano

Recommended by 95% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.7
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    Thomas · Married on 04/22/2017

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    This local place was perfect! Support small business!

    Sent on 06/20/2017
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    verlyn · Married on 04/08/2017

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    A wonderful evening. Positano and staff were so good. Professional, courteous, helpful. Unhesitatingly recommend.

    Sent on 06/12/2017
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    Teresa · Married on 03/25/2017

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    I discovered Positano early this year, and we had my daughter's Sweet Sixteen, my 40th birthday party, and a large family dinner there.
    Jimmy and his team are the most accommodating group I have ever met. No matter what I asked (and I ask for a lot!), they provided everything with aplomb and a smile!
    We are trying to find another excuse to have a large gathering at Positano! It cannot be beat!

    Sent on 06/05/2017

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Positano Ristorante Italiano FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 10.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Restaurant
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound, Set Up
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Aisle Runners, Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access

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  • 4948 Fairmont Ave. Bethesda, District of Columbia, 20814 See on map
    3019860042 (Phone number)
    3016541717 (Other Phone Number)
    3016578603 (Fax Number)

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