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1900 S Elmhurst Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-5712
847-437-6640
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6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Bow tie a la vodka

I order from here regularly for work catered lunches and it is always a big hit! The bow tie a la vodka is decedent and so creamy and delicious I can never order it anywhere else because it is never as good!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Liz W
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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73 reviews 73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

I order from here regularly for work catered lunches and it is always a big hit! The bow tie a la vodka is decedent and so creamy and delicious I can never order it anywhere else because it is never as good!

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Oviedo, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I was working in the area and popped in for a bite to eat- great soup and sandwich and wonderful service - no complaints here - great place

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Very cute atmosphere, friendly staff and very reasonable priced. They had a nice specialty coffee menu and many sandwich and panini to chose from! Best quality: delicious pizza by the slice. We will defiantly stop by Avanti again!

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Glen Allen
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Truly a best quality pick from a family run Italian restaurant/catering business. We've used them for catering a couple of times. Always great quality, lots of food and great pricing. The sandwiches are incredible. Italian meats, pepppers, artichokes, oh my. Love their sandwiches. Stop by, you won't regret it. Except that you'll have to bring yourself back - often!

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This casual restaurant ranks right at the top when it comes to eating out. The quality of the food was superb. Everything was fresh and full of flavor. The portions were huge! I ordered the Chicken Marsala and my wife ordered the Chicken Parm with pasta. Each entre came with a side, plus salad or soup, and a basket of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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81 reviews 81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

What a hidden gem. It's a local family Italian cafe. I've lived in this town for decades, did not "bother" to stop in the years it's been open. O M G! It truly is within my top ten favorite homemade fresh Italian restaurants...and I cook and am Italian. The whole family ordered something different, and even the not so easy... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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412 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

A step way above the typical Italian restaurant, and I must admit that I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food, especially since it was our first time eating here. With plenty of parking and a small outdoor patio, it may not seem to be as good as the food will be, but it is. You can either... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Panini's and calzones rule in this family run spot in Des Plaines. No doubt worth a stop for lunch if you are in the area. I've heard good things about downtown location too, but has not had a chance to visit. Siciliano is my personal favorite.

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Chicago,Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I have been to Avanti several times, liked everything with each visit, so I decided to try them for catering for a recent party. The food and the service was superb. Delivered hot and set up right on time. Avanti's food was a home run with my guests. Well done Avanti!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place is great! I've been here for lunch on many occasions, and so far I have never been disappointed. Their sandwiches are delicious, especially the Tostinos on toasted focaccia. Apart from tasting great, they aren't shy about the amount of meat and other toppings they put on the bread. Great stuff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1900 S Elmhurst Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-5712
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Prospect
  • Phone Number: 847-437-6640

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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