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Avanti Trattoria

Downtown Oshawa
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17 King Street East, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Great butternut squad agnolotti. Have had it a few times and it is always good.

Good food and really love the bread. Everything was great except the waiting for a table because they don't take reservations.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good food and really love the bread. Everything was great except the waiting for a table because they don't take reservations.

Thank sami97
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food is good, service is good! Great place to go! Variety of dishes to choose from and they have a wonderful selection of wine.

Thank Cindy S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food was great. We both had a pasta dish and it was by far the best that we have tasted in a long time. The waitress and hostess were very pleasant and friendly.We would definately return.

Thank sjwproudCanadian
Oshawa, Canada
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is very good and a nice variety of dishes are available. The wait staff is well trained and friendly. This is not a fine dining establishment, more of a family diner. With that in mind l gave it five stars

Thank Waynne1944
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner on Sunday night, we just walked in and were seated right away. Place was only half full. Large menu so everyone will be happy. Wood Fired pizzas and Pastas are the main stay and you wont go wrong. Good Bruschetta and very good Tiramisu. Serving is big enough to share.

Thank suntime
Oshawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wide variety of meals, all of them tempting and delicious. Personal favourites are any of the pasta dishes. Pizza are a favourite of the children. Service is usually good. Antipasto appetizer never fails to impress. Lots of seating so the wait time is very short at peak times, negligent during off times.

Thank Equus_ferus
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always enjoy eating at Avanti. The food is really good quality and well-priced. Salads I enjoy include the Avocado, Romaine (caesar-type), and Caprese. The restaurant makes good wood-oven pizza. The pre-dinner bread is delicious and there's balsamic vinegar and oil on every table. Pastas are really good. I like the arrabiata and the lasagna.

1 Thank CdnFem44
Oshawa, Canada
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Totally amazing Authentic Italian fare, Pizza Oven pizza (in five min or less), We usually start with an "app" of Margarita Pizza followed by "mains" -seafood pasta is amazing We try to visit Avanti a few times a year, usually when we have visitors - although date nite is always nice - Great food, great atmosphere always worth it.

Thank mindyanddwayne
Brooklin, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We went here, a group of 7 of us for my parents birthdays. Our ages ranged from 9-60. We went there at the suggestion and insistence of my parents, though I will admit, we were very skeptical. I avoid Downtown Oshawa at all costs generally, and was not convinced we would be having a great dining experience there. I am... More 

Thank PapaNeva
Whitby, Ontario
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

My BF and I met my Dad and BFF at Avanti for my birthday. I am gluten intolerant so I was able to get GF pasta. The dish was excellent!! My Dad had his favourite, spaghetti and meatballs. We all had a fantastic meal at a reasonable cost with excellent service. My BF decided after our entrees came out that... More 

1 Thank CCRR2006

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 King Street East, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oshawa>  > Downtown Oshawa
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Oshawa
  • Phone Number: 905-404-8040

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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