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Avanti Trattoria

17 King Street East, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada (Downtown Oshawa)
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Ranked #13 of 307 Restaurants in Oshawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Downtown Oshawa
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Whitby, Canada
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We come here for especially their pizza and have never been disappointed. It was a Friday; but with the Generals (a local OHL junior hockey team not playing) we were able to get in without waiting. Our waitress was very prompt and looked after our wine, bread, brought water with lemons, including refills without asking. We ordered a menu set... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

It was a very busy Saturday evening but we were able to get a table right away. The Lumache (escargot) was fresh, delicious and very hearty with button mushrooms and garlic crostini. I had the Fusilli di Blanco and loved it. I am not normally a pasta person but this was soft and chewy, not mushy, covered in olive oil... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I went there with a friend for lunch on Wednesday. Walked past it many times, never been in. I had the most delicious lunch the name escapes me...something de Gambi with pesto and shrimp. I would have licked my plate clean! Service was great, didn't rush us out we were there almost 3 hours. Bright, clean and enjoyable. Would recommend... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

visited this establishment and it was ok the food was great. The cheese cake we ordered was not that great, think they slack off on that big time and they need to work on their decor more and upgrade to make it welcoming guest. Oshawa is on the rising and they need to be up to Pat especially with the... More 

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Bowmanville, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Dined here a couple weeks back with my wife and two of our sons. Arrived just prior to the supper hour rush and were promptly seated. Service was attentive and knowledgeable. Drinks from the bar were generous; house wine a nice merlot, mixed drinks very good and reasonably priced, and a good beer selection. The oven baked pizza was excellent.... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Patti and I wanted Italian Tuesday night and decided on Avanti. We hadn't been there in two years for no reason at all but will not wait so long again. I had the tortellini with mushrooms in a cream sauce and it was excellent. Patti had a thin crust pizza and it was very good as well. Service was prompt... More 

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Port Perry, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The food here is definitely not a fine dining Italian eatery. Everything on their menu I could easily whip up at home. Also, not one authentic rose sauce on their menu. We had steak (it was very small and overcooked and we ordered medium rare), chicken parm with alfredo (overall good and the sauce was nice and light) and a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Had dinner here in August with friends and thought would go back in a few weeks from now as my friend and I are seeing a show at the Regent. They refused to take a reservation unless we were a large group so guess we will spend our money elsewhere. The food was average at best but not to take... More 

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Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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150 reviews 150 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Finally made a visit here and will most definetly be back soon. Shared a very tasty Ceasars salad followed by an awesome sausage pizza. Great flavor and wonderful crust. Service was very good and friendly. Also one of the better vodka Ceasars I have had in a while

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Food and service was very good but the experience was spoiled by the unbelievable noise generated by patrons with no sense of decorum. The coffee was absolutely abysmal and made my brother visiting from Italy wince. An establishment like Avanti should have a high tech-coffee maker and top-notch quality coffee. Perhaps a visit to the Dimpflmeier bakery in Toronto would... More 

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Additional Information about Avanti Trattoria

Address: 17 King Street East, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 905-404-8040
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oshawa>  > Downtown Oshawa
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Italian

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