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Il Postale

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100 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6110
+1 408-733-9600
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Los Altos, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food was good, service was fine too. seems to be too crowded, but they keep putting people at tables with little room to spare

1 Thank valleychiropractic
Farmington, Michigan, United States
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364 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

It appears to be difficult to get any service in Sunnyvale if you are alone. I have been routinely routed to open seating in bar areas and often ignored. I visited this place for a weekday dinner. I was able to find a seat in the bar area and was served promptly. I had the minestrone soup to start and... More 

Thank Ralph R
Atlanta, GA
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

My wife and I had traveled all day from the East Coast, with bad weather and delays. We chose this spot based on distance from our hotel, and ratings from this site. We were not disappointed. Located on the historic "Murphy Street" corridor, where parking is scarce (barring a healthy walk from the nearest public lots), Il Postale was a... More 

1 Thank Bronco37
Sunnyvale, California
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a good place for Italian-American food. Their pasta is cooked al dente and they have a variety of items from osso bucco to spaghetti. The downside is in their new location, they're louder and the restaurant feels less personal. I call is Italian-American because they put cream sauces on seafood and have alfredo sauces. This doesn't take away... More 

Thank Alexa C
Sunnyvale, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A friend took me here for my birthday and we sat outside. We ordered several appetizers to try. Oysters on the half shell were very good. The fried calamari was wonderful. The Carpaccio missed the mark, but I'm not sure why. Both of us agreed that it just didn't taste very interesting. My martini was great. And the service was... More 

Thank Sunnyinsunnyvale
Sunnyvale, California
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

While it's cool to eat Italian food and watch a football game, I really wish this place was tastier and a bit more authentic. For a place that's trying to combine Italian and American, it tasted neither and felt neither. The pizza was just okay, and the wine list was boring. I'd like to go there again, but will probably... More 

Thank Ryan C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

i travel somewhat frequently to santa clara, ca. was first turned on to il postale a few years ago. it's on my 'short list' of go-to restaurants when i travel. the food is always good as is the service. i've actually had an end of year/thank you dinner for my local employees a couple of times now as well. i've... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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215 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

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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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 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
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 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 

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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6110
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: +1 408-733-9600

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