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Il Postale

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100 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6110
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Jefferson City, Missouri
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212 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great meal at this location. The servers were very accommodating to the special needs of our party. The portions on the children's menu were fairly large as were the rest of the entrees we ordered.

Thank showmemo61
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Located on the historic Murphy Anenue of Sunnyvale, we picked this restaurant based on its menu which looked fabulous and its attractive yet simple decor. The food however was average. Staff was pleasant enough and did what you'd expect but they didn't stand out in any way. Fair meal for the price but we will not return.

Thank jk4265
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123 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Came here with 5 co-workers. The oysters were ok, not awful, but not great, slightly fishy. And the mussel in my seafood risotto was the same, unpleasant and not entirely fresh. The rest of the food was good but nothing that blew us away. Same with the service. Our waitress was busy and missed someone's drink for a long time,... More 

Thank Toby M
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

Cozy place! We enjoyed our pizza very much! The pizza with the fresh tomatoes and mozzarella was so fresh tasting! Great desserts to!

Thank Nancy A
San Francisco, California
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150 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

My wife and I decided to try this restaurant for lunch today, and were VERY disappointed ..... here is why: The new decor was cold and not inviting as the table are set way to close together, and there is NO privacy; the dining are is just a big open barn ( open area) and looks like a college dorm... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

This place serves American Italian food. I like the Italian side. When you order, make sure the dish title is Italian. The veal plate is my favorite. My wife ordered grill fish which is more American and doesn't have much taste. Il Postale expanded their business from a small place to the current large place. But I like the original... More 

Thank matias2718
Sunnyvale, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

I have visited Il Postale a couple of times of late, and on both occasions, had a fantastic meal and an enjoyable evening. Il Postale never disappoints.

Thank 248Gillian
Santa Cruz, California
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109 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Our favorite Italian restaurant for lunch or dinner in the Mountain View "Restaurant District". Love to come for lunch during the week. Attentive waitstaff and consistently delicious classic scratch-made Italian dishes with a good variety on the menu. Good Bread. I always order the Gnocchi with whatever sauce I'm in the mood for or the Seafood Risotto--always perfectly cooked with... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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109 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

Enjoyed dinner here over the weekend. Tried to make reservations for four of us, but they only take reservations for five or more. That seems silly, but I guess they don't have to since the place was packed by 6:30pm on a Friday night. I enjoyed the gnocchi and our friends enjoyed the seafood pasta. I thought that when they... More 

Thank gradeschoolmom
Sunnyvale, California
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2016

Been to this restaurant several times, including a couple of time at their new location on Murphy Avenue. The food is very average - risotto is always over-cooked (not al dente), soup is always the same made presumably with left-overs from the day(s) before. Wine list is atrociously predictable but again not surprising since it's all from the same distributor... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6110
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: 408-733-9600

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