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3565 Mount Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803 (Lafayette Circle)
(925) 299-8700
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Lafayette, California
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Terry M
san francisco
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

Thank curtsanfrancisco
Lafayette, California
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Gnarlita
San Francisco, California
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of THE best places to eat in the East Bay! Our server was fantastic - lively and attentive! The food is delicious and never disappoints. Favorites include short ribs with the creamy polenta, duck with cherry compote on the side, and risotto. The burrata is a must! Fantastic wine selection too. Oh and leave room for dessert! We devoured... More 

Thank Karen J
Orinda, California
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259 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our server was the 'best' ever. He made us feel that he really wanted to satisfy our special requests. It was very busy for a Monday night. Our salmon was cooked to perfection. Bar was a little noisy with regulars - - but not a problem. The bartender was not the friendliest - - - not even a hello, goodbye,... More 

Thank billanddoyle
Berkeley, California
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345 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Had a dinner meeting here, situated in the room at the west end of the restaurant. Location is very nice and the building itself is a wonderful setting with a nice lawn in front. Depending on the time of day parking can be an issue. There is a parking lot but this is shared with multiple businesses and many of... More 

Thank flashncrash
bay area, ca
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

This is the original premier restaurant in Lafayette, and it continues to improve to stay at the top of the options. Great comfort foods, fun drink options and friendly helpful servers. You can always book here knowing you will get great food, good service and a great experience. Looking forward to coming back.

Thank calbearfan
San Francisco, California
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84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The food here is always good and this feels like a special occasion restaurant. It has a nice bar and also has outdoor seating which is lovely for lunch when the weather is nice. It's very good for dinner.

Thank Linda M
San Francisco, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

One of the members of our party is elderly and walks with crutches. Although the wait staff was helpful in assisting with navigating the restaurant (to/from the door), the valet service was horribly rude. While waiting for our car, the lady was gently leaning (touching her hand) and a car in the parking lot. A valet attendant came up and... More 

Thank trina344
Boston, MA
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72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I went to this restaurant with a co-worker while we were in town for work. First of all, the exterior is amazing. I've never been to Napa but I have to imagine it looks like this place. They have beautiful ivy on the building, outdoor seating, just a wonderful space. The service was excellent. The server was very attentive and... More 

Thank mldollaz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $50
Italian, American
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, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3565 Mount 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?