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Postino

3565 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803
+1 925-299-8700
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“short ribs” (13 reviews)
“rabbit pasta” (4 reviews)
“vongole” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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LOCATION
3565 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803
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1 - 10 of 243 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the number 1 restaurant in Lafayette we were disappointed in the bland service and the fairly limited menu options. The restaurant's ambiance is charming in a house with brick walls and a fireplace, but we were seated and then reseated both times adjacent to...More

Thank MTWOODSON76
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Italian inspired menu, delicious food using locally sourced ingredients, lovely ambiance (acoustic guitar music when we were last there), very good service. One of our favorite places. Easy walk from Lafayette Bart station.

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Great food, ambiance, service. Have lived in Lafayette a while and this restaurant just keeps getting better and better. The menu features California favorites. There are several appetizers that can be put together for a meal. There are a couple of seafood options including a...More

Thank expat326
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We ordered and split the sandwich special, a beef short rib with caramelized onion, grilled mushrooms and a horseradish Aioli. Served with garlic-laden fries. The sandwich was delicious and we would order again, but feel the $22 price tag is a bit too much. Requested...More

Thank kathy-mgt
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The garden entrance and building itself set the stage for what waits inside. Several dining rooms offer diverse options from cozy to romantic to stimulating if you choose the large main area with a view of the kitchen. The menu offers a wide variety, many...More

Thank 5familytravelers6030
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We were four family members enjoying dinner at Postino. Our server, Jesus, was charming and professional. I ordered a Cesar salad, and a dish of creamy polenta dish with several different kinds of sautéed mushrooms. It was delicious. It is always a treat to dine...More

Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 17 February 2018

As you walk through the charming hedge and onto the grounds of Postino, you and your date are in for a treat. The charming grounds are quite inviting leading up to a beautiful rustic brick building. Our table we had reserved for 6:30 was immediately...More

Thank Janet O
Reviewed 13 February 2018

This restaurant is elegant, yet also very romantic. There are several different dining areas (some with fireplaces) inside a historic building and an outside dining patio is also available. There was live guitar music that was very nice. The menu includes steak, seafood, duck, and...More

Thank dragonrees
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Atmosphere is comforting rustic Italian countryside, several connected yet distinct areas. Main dining area contains the open preparation/kitchen, which adds relaxing yet informal elegance to experience. Top notch rib eye, eggplant Parmesan, braised short ribs, classic Caesar salad, excellent salmon. Great selection of wine. It...More

Thank lamorinda2017
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

The lunch menu for the winter is not extensive but had good selections. Service was good. They let us linger after our meal which made for an enjoyable time. Parking was an issue however.

Thank June K
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Ginny L
25 March 2017|
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Response from saolsen11 | Reviewed this property |
I would do as Rich suggests. Call the restaurant and ask . . . :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
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: +1 925-299-8700
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