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Avanti's Italian Restaurant

8517 N Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61615
(309) 691-2525
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English first
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Second time in two months I've gone to pick up lunch. First time after 15 minutes asked where my order was; it was lost. The manager had time to flirt with the young girls working the register but ignored a customer that was waiting that long. September visit; ordered lunch special but asked for it toasted. Asked if charge for... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Absolute must go to in Peoria!!!! Not for the fine dining quality - but for the Gondola!!!! The bread can't be beat - and if you lived in central Illinois for any amount of time you know it's all about the Gondolas and the Pizza Bread.

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Peoria, Illinois
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132 reviews 132 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We took the family - all 16 of us for lunch following a family funeral and were very well taken care of. The service was prompt, the orders correct, the food was great and the price reasonable. Our server was very attentive - kept the bread baskets and drinks full. A great experience for the entire family.

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Most phenomenal bread. Try the gondola it is simple, yet awesome! Prices are extremely reasonable. Family friendly and a long-time Peoria staple. I attended Bradley Univ. 33 years ago and this was a solid reliable affordable stop. It has withstood the test of time, and still is.

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Chicago Area
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Nothing has changed... the bread is to die for! Have to have at least a few Gondolas every time we visit ( and a few to go home!) Good prices, good food.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Post family funeral lunch was ordered from a very good menu with many options and specials. Everyone enjoyed their meal and the service to the 16 family members was really efficient. From our reservation to desert, the meal was enjoyable and very reasonable.

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Wellsburg, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is the first time we have eaten at Avanti's but won't be out last. The food was great and the prices were good too.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Not worth the time! I could make this food with jarred sauce at home! Lots of better restaurants in Peoria!

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Additional Information about Avanti's Italian Restaurant

Address: 8517 N Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61615
Phone Number: (309) 691-2525
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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