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Avanti Cafe

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1900 S Elmhurst Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-5712
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place reminded me of the bars back in Italy you get a great cup of Espresso to go with a Panini or a breakfast frittata I recommend to stop here for a true Italian Espresso or latte macchiato not Starbucks. Tony the owner was great and very hospitable. My family and I were traveling from Cleveland to see a... More 

Thank Francesco D
Tijeras, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool fall evening we could walk here from the Country Inn and Suites and was recommended by the desk clerk. Really good fried perch! Italian Beef was right on and very tasty. Desserts looked amazing but too full.

Thank chaco
Des Plaines, Illinois
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62 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

This family owned and run restaurant will be one of your places to go for just good Italian food. Very casual and almost a fast food restaurant but, a place to try.

Thank dicksayad
Dulles, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I was in Mt. Prospect 2 weeks ago, and a co-worker took me to Avanti Café. OMG!!!The pizza was wonderful! While at the register I see this desert that they call "A Piece of Heaven", and boy was it ever! It is also known as cheese stick, ( I found that out when I went back in the evening, for... More 

Thank bdj2to2
Doha, Qatar
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Pizza was not perfect, but burger, potato wedges and tiramisu were perfect. Great place for a quick meal with family.

Thank Cikk33
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Avantis Cafe is a great spot to stop in for authentic Italian bistro type food and they do a wonderful job catering large and small events for your family or school group. Tony is good to work with - a bit old school but he delivers!

1 Thank slakenny2014
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

I ate here once for lunch and now we use them for every function I have in a small business. The whole business is the model of how to do it right and I'm sorry that the only compliment I give them is our continued business. We usually cater in lunch that consists of beef, meatballs, chicken and a salad... More 

Thank Kevin H
Chicago, Illinois
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

I phone ordered for pick up. Bow tie pasta with vodka sauce and added sausage and meatballs. Pasta was done to perfection. Enough sauce to cover all the pasta. 2 big meat balls and one large sausage. Both were really good. Also had the Pesto pasta with Chicken. My son said it was excellent. We had a large amount left... More 

Thank TenPerfectNails
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

Cute, friendly, tasty food, very good service. Kind of interesting in the open, counter order dining but very attentive and Chicken Marsala was very good. Pasta Fagiole had some very nice garlic elements along with a nice hearty broth.

Thank Idahotraveler88
College Station
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

Good quality food. I tried one of the entrées and I was not disappointed. I was impressed by the freshness and generous portion of the focaccia bred they brought me. Prices are quite reasonable. Service was great.

Thank Rodrigo V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?