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Avanti Caffe

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200 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60606-6910
+1 312-957-1301
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Aug 15, 2016
“Nice little cafe with excellent food!!!!”
Mar 28, 2016
“Prima Fast Italian”
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Italian, Cafe, Pizza
200 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60606-6910
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Reviewed August 15, 2016

A super hot summer day and I stop into this refreshingly air conditioned cafe to grab a mid morning snack after just coming in on the train. I had a panini and it was awesome!!!! The place was busy for 10:30 in the morning and...More

Thank grandfunkrr
Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Excellent in the fast food category. This hole in the wall serving homemade Italian is clearly a favorite with the locals, but it would also make a great stop for tourists on a budget due to its proximity to the Willis (Sears) Tower and Chicago...More

Thank LadyLux86
Reviewed October 10, 2015

I was so looking forward to my Italian beef sandwich before I boarded my train Eastbound. I had already eaten this iconic meal at other places near Union Station, but not here. The sandwich looked fantastic, mounds of thinly sliced tender meat speckled with seasoning,...More

Thank llpupa
Reviewed October 2, 2015

This is a great lunch spot. They do serve breakfast, I have not tried their breakfast. I usually get a sandwich. All of the food is fresh and well prepared. The portions are large!

Thank Nikki S
Reviewed August 10, 2015

The service was fast and friendly, even on a Friday at lunchtime. We tried the garden salad, cucumber salad, tomato basil pizza, and the veggie sub. All were fresh and a good value.

Thank yogi5550
Reviewed July 17, 2015

Maybe I had too high expectations after reading from Yelp. I ordered large portion of seafood salad which looks really good on photo. But it's not refreshly made. They were sitting a bowl for however long already, don't know. A couple other items, good, but...More

Thank Jxdjycd .
Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by on the way to the Willis Tower. Great place to stop and grab a cup and be on your way. The person working the counter was very friendly. Nice place.

Thank Gene A
Reviewed April 22, 2014

There's only been one reason I've found myself going back to this Caffe, and it's the meatballs. We've ordered the meatball pizza into work before when we've placed and order for a bunch of pizza's and their meatballs are terrific. Maybe top five on my...More

Thank dan b
Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

Delicious food. Huge portions. Enough for two. Friendly staff. Highly recommended. I tasted everyone's meal. Everything was fantastic.

Thank jmctn
Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

The breakfast at this place was amazing! Its family operated and the staff is ridiculously friendly! We went twice while here for 5 days. Sundays are closed.

Thank Xtina_love85
Downtown / The Loop
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good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60606-6910
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-957-1301
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