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1908 S. Glenstone, Plaza Shopping Center, Springfield, MO
417-567-3463
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Ranked #16 of 557 Restaurants in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $30
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Sunshine
Transit: Located within 100 yards.
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Springfield,MO
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Avanzare was always our most special place to go when we wanted an over the top special evening out. For some reason or the other we had not been there for awhile until the other evening when we went again. The service was great as always and the decor seems to have somehow been improved. However the Lasanga, the house... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My husband and I sat at the bar and thought we just wanted a glass of wine. We ended up ordering an entree and had one of the best pasta dishes we have had in a long time. Atmosphere is very relaxed and the food is delicious.

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Marshfield, Missouri
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Avanzare is a favorite of ours. For this reason, we decided to celebrate our Anniversary there this year. We called for reservations, not only to reserve a time, but my husband loves the Veal Parmigiana and it is not on the menu and always available without prior notice. Also, we enjoy the atmosphere of the cozy booths instead of the... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We went to Avanzare for our 19th Wedding Anniversary. We asked to be seated outside as it was a lovely evening. The waitress was so attentive and nice. Helped us make our selections and brought us a bottle of wine. The food was fantastic as always. I highly recommend the spinchetta for an appetizer as well as the pepperoni bread!... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I've loved this place for ages. So... The location will throw you for a loop (strip mall), but don't let that deter you. Must try items: scampi al Lorenzo appetizer or Caprese salad when in season. The special entrees of the evening are usually fabulous, the Marsala or ribeye with gargonzola are also staples. The servers are also very wine... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Loved the large variety of specialties. Dined with 5 other people and we all ordered something different. Of course I tried them all. Definately be back!!

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12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The location is not the best [in a strip mall] but once inside you will forget about it. I had the rack of lamb with roasted potatoes and it was tender and delicious. Just what I needed after a day's work. I will probably go back tonight to try one of their specials.

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Springfield, Missouri
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I've been to Avanzare a couple times for dinner, but the prices keep me from going as often as I'd like. Now they have the perfect solution - Lunch! They're only open M-F for lunch, but it is well worth it. I ordered spinach and ricotta stuffed ravioli while my companions ordered chicken fettuccine Alfredo and lasagna. Everything was amazing.... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

A recent visit to Avanzare was delightful! The food was outstanding! We started with a Portobella alla Griglia, which was terrific.The spicy sauce in the Rigatoni Buttera was excellent. The Pollo Marsala was also delicious! The table service was outstanding—friendly and attentive. My martini was one of the best I've had in a long time—including the bleu cheese stuffed olives!... More

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Kapalua, Hawaii
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We have been dining here for years, the staff is great and the food is always fresh made. They will acomodate special requests if necessary or even split up meals if you want to share. The portioins are large so if you order the Chicken Parm be prepared to eat a lot of food or split it with someone at... More

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Additional Information about Avanzare

Address: 1908 S. Glenstone, Plaza Shopping Center, Springfield, MO
Phone Number: 417-567-3463
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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