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3565 Mount Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803
(925) 299-8700
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Ranked #2 of 63 Restaurants in Lafayette
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Californian
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Lafayette Circle
Transit: The Lafayette Bart station is 2 blocks north of the restaurant.
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English first
Walnut Creek, California
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We enjoyed a fine meal served by an excellent waiter in a beautiful setting with a comfortable atmosphere next to a large fireplace.

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California
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

When we are in the mood for great food, friendly faces, we head to Postinos and belly up to the bar, which is copper and heated and perfect on a cold night. The chef is constantly changing the menu, but there are a few signature dishes including the short ribs and rabbit pasta that shouldn't be missed. One of my... More 

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Lafayette, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had a very nice Sunday night meal at Postino. The short ribs were tender and very flavorful. My wife had the pork tenderloin that was also very good. Service was very good although it took a long time for my dessert to come out.

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Lafayette, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We celebrated our recent 40th wedding anniversary at Postino. We were seated at first inside, too near the kitchen and loud fans. The hum/blowing irritated y wife's ears. So, we asked to be re-seated. The staff was very polite and apologetic and quickly whisked us to a table on their outdoor patio. The overhead heaters made the cool night comfortable.... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Got here early for a business meal and it soon filled up with everyone in the neighborhood. Been here for years, lots of wood decor and private rooms to hold over 180 covers. Long time employees are good at their jobs providing excellent service. Food was excellent and timely. Not overbearing, our server was knowledgeable and helpful with his suggestions... More 

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Lafayette, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

For a birthday dinner, we chose Postino. The decor and atmosphere were charming for a special occasion. I wish there had been more vegetarian options on the menu. There was only one very humdrum entree choice (eggplant parmesan) which was tasty and well served. Service was well above average. My husband slurped up every bit of the dessert.

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Southlake, Texas
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136 reviews 136 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I have been coming here for years and really think it is one of the best restaurants in town, but I ordered my old standby favorite and instead of the stew like dish, it was a big slab of meat and uncooked shallots in a sauce that clearly hadn't cooked very long. I was very disappointed. I guess I should... More 

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Bethel, Vermont, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We had a fabulous meal at Postino. The food was great, as was the service. The atmosphere was wonderful, we sat around the table and chatty merrily, while being served beautifully. I had the eggplant and it was super. Delightful dinner

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Lafayette, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have eaten here many times and it s always excellent. The restaurant is lovely and the help well trained.

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Lafayette, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Postino is a great restaurant to have in the suburbs. Upscale without being pretentious. Waiters and staff do not change too much. So consistent service. We have had lots of great meals there are over the years. We have had some favorites that keep it on our list. They once served an eggplant appetizer that was incredible and they have... More 

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Additional Information about Postino

Address: 3565 Mount Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803
Phone Number: (925) 299-8700
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lafayette
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 35 - 50
Cuisine: Italian, Californian

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