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Postino

3565 Mount Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803
(925) 299-8700
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Ranked #3 of 62 Restaurants in Lafayette
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
San Jose, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Our kids live in Lafayette, so we had a birthday celebration dinner at Postino over Labor Day weekend. We have eaten here many times before. This visit was one of the best. We were greeted and seated quickly (be sure to make reservations). Our party of six was seated a a nice corner table on the left wing. Server was... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was our anniversary dinner. Valet parking, this area can be hard to find parking on the weekends, so we're glad to see it was offered. Had a great table inside. They have a wonderful outside area in the front. We were here once before as guests of a private party in their forward small banquet room. Had an incredible... More

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Lafayette, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Always a great experience at Postino. Great ambiance as usual, and our waiter Brian was terrific and friendly, and the food is so yummy. There is nothing on the meune that will dissapoint you.

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Berkeley, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were having dinner to celebrate retirement. Neither of us had been to Postino in years. It was superb. We sat outside on a very nice evening. There was music, a guitartist, for the entire evening. Very nice and varied menu. The salads were fine: Caesar and Melon. The latter was an interesting dish. We both had the Pan Seared... More

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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We have been dining at Postino once or twice a year as we visit friends in the area and have enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Thus, the experience this time was a tremendous disappointment. I started with a tomato mozzarella salad that was young and tasteless. We know tomatoes are in season - we are getting great ones at our... More

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Walnut Creek, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

On a very pleasant evening in July with reservations at 6:30 pm We arrived to have a nice meal we did not.The restaurant was about 25% occupied we were seated and given our menus the menu is very unclear at to what style of food.Between Italian,Asian or American it's kind of a mish-mash of what ever they see fit.And the... More

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Pleasant Hill, California
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161 reviews 161 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My wife and I came to Postino to celebrated her birthday because, when we had gone in the past, we found it a perfect setting for a quiet -and delicious- dinner. Nothing has changed except, perhaps, that the service is even BETTER than it was in the past. We each had tasty salads (fresh and ample, too) and shared a... More

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Newbury Park, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Last week I drove to Lafayette, Calif to visit my daughter Angelica and bf Andrey. I explored some reviews on TripAdvisor and we decided Italian and Postino's Yay ! Great choice. Loved the design and ambiance of the restaurant. The staff terrific. Warm, thoughtful and attentive .. Loved the arched brick walls and open kitchen feeling. Most importantly. The food... More

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Los Angeles
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Because it was a cool night, we sat inside; in good weather, definitely request the patio. With brick walls, an open kitchen, and several moderate-sized connected rooms, Postino can hold a lot of people in an intimate atmosphere. There was a lot of romance and celebration in the air; it's that kind of place. As usual, we shared a couple... More

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Walnut Creek, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I have been here multiple times for Dinner last time being in June. We usually stayed in the long and narrow conference room. I found the service was quite attentive despite large number of customers. The food and dessert were good. I liked their house salad, spare ribs, steaks, and fish dishes. The Tiramisu was good but the other desserts... More

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