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Avanzare Ristorante

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1932 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960-3507 (20th street)
772-978-9789
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: This is the best restaurant in Vero Beach!! You can't get in without a...
This is the best restaurant in Vero Beach!! You can't get in without a reservation. Look at the other web sites - yelp, urban spoon, etc. 772-978-9789
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Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Visitor rating
  • 73
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistent top notch food and service

Enjoyed dinner with friends this evening. We have not been here in several months, and are wondering why we stayed away so long. The seared sea scallops were outstanding. The Parmesan soufflé appetizer was a fluffy cloud of flavor in a mushroom sauce. Service was prompt and courteous even though... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Florida
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
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English first
Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Enjoyed dinner with friends this evening. We have not been here in several months, and are wondering why we stayed away so long. The seared sea scallops were outstanding. The Parmesan soufflé appetizer was a fluffy cloud of flavor in a mushroom sauce. Service was prompt and courteous even though the place was full. Few places can manage to maintain... More 

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New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We went with a group of 7 and all loved our meals. The pasta is made in house. I had the lasagna grilled Caesar salad and loved them both. Reasonably priced wine list too.

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CT
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129 reviews 129 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I had not been to Avanzare for a while and went with a friend for the Early Bird dinner for $16. We made a reservation and were seated immediately. However, even though we were there at 5:15, we were given only the regular menu and not the Early Bird menu with it. We had to ask for that. The waiter... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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115 reviews 115 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Start with the minuses, the store front paint job is rather garish. The colors are Tuscan, but looks nothing like any place, I've seen in Italy . My dinner salmon with asparagus over risotto, The asparagus looked like green strings, and did'n't taste much better, the risotto, could have been smoother. Enough said about the negatives. The interior of the... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I've eaten here many times over the years but since they got a new manager running the front of the restaurant (about 18 months ago) the customer service and customer experience has declined greatly. Most dishes are superb but the wait service is poor and the restaurant/management are not at all accommodating or looking to provide exemplary customer service. I... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I can not say enough about the Filet Gorgonzola, the Parmesan Crusted Chicken, The Mussels, the grilled cesar has just a hint of the grill flavor and is excellent. Parmesan Souffle, Grapefruit grilled with Shrimp, Bread is fresh and Warm, Short Rib Lasagna was just great, I had enough to have a whole extra meal. The Filet was done to... More 

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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We sat at the bar and had great service with John. I had the short rib lasagna...too good to eat the whole thing in one sitting. My husband had the veal chop which was magnificent both to look at and eat. Our friend, a regular, favors anything Bolognese.

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Our first visit to Avanzare well recommended was not disappointed. The bartender Chris made us feel very welcomed. We sat at the bar although it was a bit tight. We met some great people, and had a wonderful night. Beyond that, the food was absolutely delicious. Appetizers artichoke franchise was tender and flavorful. Short rib lasagne was to die for.... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

I ordered Eggplant Parmesan, which was delicious and enough for three people! Hubby ordered (homemade) Shrimp Ravioli and said it was excellent. A wonderful accompaniment to our meal was the superb service we received from Bruce! If we were locals, we would surely return often and request a table in Bruce's section.

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Charlestown, RI
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

Avanzare is deceptive. From the outside, it looks like an ordinary Italian restaurant that one might find in any neighborhood. But go inside and the food is hardly ordinary. It is excellent, at times superb, northern Italian food. Each dish that my friends and I tried was unique unto itself and put together with a delicious combination of ingredients, seasonings... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1932 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960-3507
    (20th street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Vero Beach
  • Phone Number: 772-978-9789

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

This is the best restaurant in Vero Beach!! You can't get in without a reservation. Look at the other web sites - yelp, urban spoon, etc. 772-978-9789
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?