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3565 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803
+1 925-299-8700
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“short ribs” (13 reviews)
“rabbit pasta” (4 reviews)
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3565 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549-3803
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here at lunchtime with friends. Sat outside. Food was good. Service was acceptable although got the feeling they wanted us out of the way sooner than I would have liked. Not sure why as it was not that busy. We transferred to the bar...More

Thank Brett Thomas B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated my birthday here with 11 family members. The service was superb, the food amazing! The Fritos Misto was quickly eaten and thoroughly enjoyed by all. I had the melt in your mouth short ribs. Others had the halibut, duck, and chicken. Everyone thoroughly...More

Thank ansport
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Nice service with just the right touch. Busy -- in a nice way -- even on an early Sunday night. Ambiance was good (on the slightly darker side where we sat). Not cheap but we split the mango salad appetizer (which was plenty for 2)...More

Thank lexhuberts
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great setting for all occasions. Nice bar, many rooms, not too loud, can accommodate small and medium sized groups in private settings, excellent food & service, plenty of parking - self & valet.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We both had the duck which was flavorful with a lovely sauce. The wines by the glass were excellent ant well priced.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Wanted the nicest place in the area - they loved it. When two of us mentioned that we were going to share two entrees, they plated them that way for us in the kitchen. GREAT service, lovely place for a special occasion.

Thank janniemax
Reviewed June 17, 2018 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

Reviewed April 9, 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 March 29, 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 March 27, 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

1  Thank kathy-mgt
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Ginny L
March 25, 2017|
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I would do as Rich suggests. Call the restaurant and ask . . . :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$50
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
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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