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Postino

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3565 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803 (Lafayette Circle)
(925) 299-8700
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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singapore
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Used to frequent this place off and on for it's good food and service but unfortunately, our group was served by a service staff who probably had just had a quarrel with her boyfriend! She mouthed the right words but was not interested in anything we asked. No eye contact. No water refills and after plonking down our main course,... More 

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Thank blackswanofwa
Lafayette, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love the romantic atmosphere of this restaurant. The "regular meals" of ribs and fish and pork are always outstanding. The salads are terrific. There is always a celebration going on at Postinos!

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Thank Jenny L
Lafayette, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family booked one of the private rooms for a wedding anniversary and it was perfect! The food, service and ambiance all flowed well and we give credit to Postino's staff and kitchen. Thank you!

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Thank LCH999
San Francisco, California
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214 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything we had there was excellent. Although, our server seemed a little dull, and slow.. It took away from the experience a bit, but we really enjoyed everything else.

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Thank amylfed
Lafayette, California
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well prepared, tasty, sometimes creative. Good wine menu. Loved their heirloom tomato salad. Desserts are enough to share.

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Thank Liz W
Moraga, California
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoy this restaurant because the food is always good, and they have different offerings when we go. The service has also always been good. It has a good vibe.

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Thank dgrahamenv
Danville, California
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there for a family dinner & birthday celebration. As always, the meal was a culinary delight. The signature short rib dish lived up to its reputation once again. The other two dishes, duck confit & shellfish stew were amazing as well. We also had the "cheese bread" which was to-die-for! Unfortunately, although the mention of a birthday celebration... More 

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Thank grandmabetsy2014
Lafayette, California
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We have eaten at Postino dozens of times. Sometimes the food is over the top good. But what makes the restaurant one of our favorites is that the other times the food is very good. We have never had a bad meal. The staff is professional and friendly. Very good wine list with reasonable prices. The slow-cooked short ribs and... More 

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Thank Terry M
san francisco
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Interesting atmosphere, elegant and consistent good food. Great place of celebrate special occasions. Their signature dish short ribs is worth a try.

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Thank curtsanfrancisco
Lafayette, California
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We have had dinner at Postino and it is a very romantic special place. But who would know that they would serve Duck Tacos? We drop by for lunch and are never disappointed with the food, or the service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $50
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3565 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803
    (Lafayette Circle)
  • Public Transportation: The Lafayette Bart station is 2 blocks north of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: (925) 299-8700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?