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La Finestra Ristorante

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100 Lafayette Circle, Suit 101, Lafayette, CA 94549-7688
+1 925-284-5282
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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SF
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48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Great food, fantastic service and cozy environment. Many times there is live Piano when I have been here.

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Lafayette
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

La Finestra is small and tucked away and has been providing excellent meals for locals for years. It has withstood the test of time. It's a diamond in the rough and not easy to find. Thanks to GPS you'll have no problem. It's a fine dining restaurant with special specials and of course an excellent wine list. While small the... More 

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California
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684 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit and unfortunately there was only one waiter for the entire lunch hour so needless to say, there was a lot of waiting. I had the porcini brodo soup which I thought was a broth, but it was a rich cream soup. Good, but a bit rich. I also had the linguini and meatballs. Lots of... More 

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Orinda, California
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Lunch or dinner, this is a nice restaurant to share with family, friends and business colleagues. Long-time staff are friendly and efficient! Have not been disappointed with any meal choice.

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Walnut Creek
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128 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

My husband and I had a nice dinner there. The knock out dish was the malfatti della nonna appetizer...spinach and ricotta dumplings with a red sauce. The insalata mista was was quite pedestrian and not really quite enough to share; it was split in the kitchen, however, which is always nice. I had the ravioli and gamberoni which was served... More 

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Orinda
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A group of my friends,family and I had a great time and delicious food to celebrate my birthday. We all had various entrees with no complaints. The general consensus was that we would return, since we had delectable food and ample parking.

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San Francisco, California
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96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Good service, good food, kind of feels like a fancy restaurant. It's in a pretty setting in Lafayette.

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Lafayette, CA
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Great little Italian restaurant. We've eaten here several times and it's always excellent food and service. They have both a front and side patios that are both dog friendly. Tony is our usual server. Ebullient and funny, he provides great service. On Monday nights there is no corkage fee.

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Danville, California
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84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

I have been up and down Lafayette Circle hundreds of times to eat and shop in this cute area of Lafayette, but never noticed La Finestra hidden away in an office complex towards the end of the street. Tucked in a corner of the complex and surrounded by eucalyptus trees, you would never know it's there if it weren't for... More 

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Concord, California
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Went for a early dinner and were greeted warmly, immediately made to feel welcome. Our service throughout the dinner was excellent without being intrusive. The bread was baked for my friend and me, and was tasty and crusty. I ordered the seafood risotto dish and it was outstanding, my friend ordered Italian meatloaf and it was also very good. A... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Lafayette Circle, Suit 101, Lafayette, CA 94549-7688
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 925-284-5282
Description
La Finestra Ristorante is an authentic Sicilian / Italian restaurant , Open daily from 11:30 am to 9:00 pm

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