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Postino

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3565 Mount Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803 (Lafayette Circle)
+1 925-299-8700
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Postino for lunch with another couple. The service was attentive and was there when needed and away when we were engaged in conversation at the table. The atmosphere is cozy and I can see this would be a romantic place for a dinner date. The food was overall good and well presented. The dinner menu looked more... More 

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San Francisco, California
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant definitely deserves a return visit from the inviting entrance surrounded by wines to the cozy brick interior with different rooms providing a nice ambience. I dined here for my birthday celebration, however, I did not want to mention that fact. Our waiter was friendly, but not overbearing. My husband had a green salad with crumbled feta and champagne... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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259 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

We enjoyed a wonderful lunch on a busy Friday afternoon. While the soup and salad were good, the Garganelli was spectacular, bursting with layers of flavor. You'll want to use the delicious bread to sop up every drop of the sauce. The service was good, but not particularly friendly. We felt a bit crammed in at our table, with little... More 

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Pleasant Hill, California
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492 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

I have not been here in awhile but had dinner there last night. Fantastic food & wines by the glass. As always a wonderful place to have dinner with friends

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Thank travelwithpam
Pleasant Hill, California
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

We saw this restaurant on check please and it reminded us that we had been almost 15 years ago. So we went back for our anniversary. The restaurant is beautiful inside and out. We were there on the first cool night of fall and they had the fireplaces on, very nice. The food was very good, we had the Burrata... More 

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Thank 2Freckles
Lafayette, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We love going to Postino for special events like an anniversary or a birthday or wedding shower. It's so fun to sit outside in their patio area on a summer evening. It's romantic to come with my husband or come with a group of girlfriends and order cocktails and appetizers to split.

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Walnut Creek, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

My husband & son took me to Postino for my B-day. We were promptly seated by the hostess. We ordered drinks; I ordered the 2011 Attune Pinot Noir, took one sip - best Pinot ever tasted! My son ordered the Mango Raspberry Salad; had to take a couple of bites. Very interesting tasty salad leaving a clean palate - check... More 

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Martinez, California
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I love dining out on the patio by the fire. They regularly make flat bread of the day. It's always good. I love the oven brick chicken and believe they do the best job at this dish. I find myself comparing other flat brick chicken from other restaurants only to be disappointed. The staff and service here is amazing. They... More 

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Thank Dawn R
singapore
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 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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Lafayette, California
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $50
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
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 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: +1 925-299-8700

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