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Avanzare Ristorante

1932 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960-3507
772-978-9789
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Ranked #30 of 264 restaurants in Vero Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 20th street
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
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English first
Vero Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We had dinner with friends on Monday night and once again everything was wonderful. Malissa took excellent care of us throughout the entire evening. The couple we were with took advantage of the "Chef's Whim" which is a $25.00 5 to 6 course meal and loved it. If you decide to take advantage of this option, keep in mind they... More

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Vero Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We went with friends and took advantage of the early bird dinner special. We both had mussels for an appetizer that were very nice in a garlic butter sauce. I had veal picatta which was excellent and my friend has chicken parm, which he loved. The front of the place is very tacky and we were somewhat put off by... More

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Yeehaw Junction, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

When we first walked in it was quite dark, I wasn't sure if I wanted to stay, but I sure am glad that we did! After awhile your eyes adjust to the lighting and then everything was perfect! They make their own pasta. The waitress recoommeded the lasagna bolognese for a first time visit because it is one of the... More

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Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Went to Avanzare based on a recommendation from a friend. Always looking for great Italian food and decided the 45 minute drive from where we live was worth a shot. We made a reservation and were seated right away when we arrived. The ambiance was very nice and warm. We were given the menu and the early dining ($15.50) menu.... More

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FL
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Making a reservation was a hassle. Open Table said no tables available (a week ahead of time), but then a call to the answering machine got a call back. Midweek called to ask a question about a birthday dessert and they were exceptionally unhelpful, almost to the point of rudeness, and then the day of the reservation they called to... More

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

My husband and I are always looking for great food and service in vero beach. I don't care as much about an ocean view. Let's face it, if the food isn't great, the view won't make it any better, but if the food is great, you won't care about the view. We have been to Avanzare three times now, and... More

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Vero Beach, Florida
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24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Avanzare has it all with respect to the food. Those from out of town may question the decor. For me, great, fresh food and service rules. See my other reviews for beautiful decor and mediocre food. Avanzare is consistent and delicious. Where do I start? Olives, wedge salad, grilled Cesar, homemade soup. That is to start. The main dishes are... More

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Gainesville, Texas
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10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We loved this new (to us) restaurant. Our waiter was so fun to chat with and did a great job as well. Great food. The lasagna is outstanding - good wines as well.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The menu is so great...Italian....hubby loved his "shrimp and Grits" and I loved the salmon with crispy gnocchi! You HAVE to try the Tiramisu! Great service

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Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

This is definitely one of the best places in Vero Beach. Their creative nouvelle Italian cuisine is unbeatable. We have eaten here since they opened, and have never been disappointed. It's always fun to try one of the daily specials the chef is trying out. The owners are always on site supervising every detail. It can get pretty noisy when... More

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