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Avanti Italian Restaurant

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119 S Main St, Ste 1, Verona, WI 53593-1461
608-848-3315
Today
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 5
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cozy atmosphere but Food could be Better

I happened to visit this restaurant on a pretty slow night. Sat at the bar for a cocktail before dinner and I learned that our bartender just started and is used to working at a bar that serves mostly beer. So, I had to explain to the bartender how to make my drink. Wow! I don't remember what I... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 26, 2014
dawnomj
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Madison, Wisconsin
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Have to review Avanti's again! LOVE this place. Can't say anything bad. Everyone who works there is very nice and always happy to see us when we come in. The bar area is the place to eat at. We love the ribs and yes the meatballs! It's a JEM of a restaurant!

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Verona, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Avanti's is a regular eating place for us. Solid, consistent food and not over-priced. Staff is great and friendly. Nice, varied menu of Italian fare. One of our favorites in our area.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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98 reviews 98 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I happened to visit this restaurant on a pretty slow night. Sat at the bar for a cocktail before dinner and I learned that our bartender just started and is used to working at a bar that serves mostly beer. So, I had to explain to the bartender how to make my drink. Wow! I don't remember what I ate... More 

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Dodgeville, Wisconsin
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We thought the old building atmosphere was inviting. Everyone was friendly but it was hard to pick out who was working there and who was part of the organization. I had lasagna which was a generous helping and good. My wife had ribs which were OK but a little dry and too much bbq sauce. Overall a good dining experience... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stopped on a Saturday night in our belief it was a higher class Italian restaurant as it portrays itself. Once inside we were greeted by a middle aged bro wearing flip flops, shorts, a baseball hat, and the outdated hemp necklace. His appearance was inappropriate for the venue (not to mention his age) and was working behind the bar.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We live in Verona and are great supporters of local restaurants.Therefore, ever so often we like to give it another try. We are beyond disappointed EVERY time. Last night was the last time we will ever step foot into this restaurant. They were out of water glasses. Imagine that! This happens every time we go! Took forever to just get... More 

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Waupaca, Wisconsin
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64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The food was good but a little pricy at night. The beer was $5 a glass. Hard to find parking. The service was great.

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Verona, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

I ordered a pasta dish and the sauce was too heavy for the angel pasta it came with and it really lacked in taste. I will not go back.

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Madison, WI
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This was one of the worst dining experiences we've had. The service is slow, bland and our server smelled of cigarettes. Other than the bar the restaurant is ugly and feels old and dirty. The food is lousy and expensive. Save your money and it elsewhere.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This is an Italian restaurant. Small town family owned and real Italian cuisine. Prices were very reasonable and the food was delicious. With seven of us, we had a quite a variety, and everyone loved their meal. Quaint and cozy! We'll be back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 119 S Main St, Ste 1, Verona, WI 53593-1461
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Verona
  • Phone Number: 608-848-3315

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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