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1908 S. Glenstone, Plaza Shopping Center, Springfield, MO (Sunshine)
+1 417-567-3463
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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
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Springfield, Missouri
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Springfield has a lot of restaurants. Only a handful could be considered "fine dining." Most of those, would not cut it in a major metro market. Avanzare's offering would be competitive in any big city market. Service is well trained and without a doubt the best in Springfield! The menu is broad enough to offer pasta to steaks. Everything is... More 

Thank buckbuc2015
Dickinson, Texas
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

It reminds me of a place we used to have at home called The Italian Café. Same atmosphere and very good food.

Thank Sarah_Wayne
Springfield, Missouri
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Next door to a "Toys for Her" store. The parking lot needs repaving. Strip joint across the street? . The food was excellent! . Lamb chops are a favorite, more than you should eat, at $35 a bit pricey for this menu. Chicken Alfredo was very good for $15. Frutti Del Mar had plenty of jumbo scallops in addition to... More 

1 Thank G_Friedrich_M
Mountain Home, Arkansas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Went on the advice of a friend. Glad I did! Selection is great, the service is great, but the food is excellent. Don't like the question about best meal I've ever had at restaurant! Hell, it was really good, but no it's not a mortons or one of a dozen private restaurants I've eaten at that cost much more, but... More 

Thank Daniel b
Kansas City, Kansas
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

The food was good. Acoustics made it a little loud, if you prefer quieter surroundings this may not be a good choice. Service was excellent and friendly. Pricing was appropriate.

Thank 1adam12ks
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121 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We had not been here in a while but it is always so good. We had an appetizer of mussels that were delicious. The alla Tony salad is delicious. I had the Halibut special, my husband a Ribeye and the other couple had pasta everything was fresh and delicious. We shared the flourless chocolate cake for dessert which was great.

Thank LWill2
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Amazing, original, and fresh! The wine list topped it off! It's on the list to repeat! Very elegant seating, but diners were also casually dressed! The menu is obviously designed by the chef- owners with the use of fresh ingredients! Very Italiano!

Thank Tiffany H
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed food, service and friendliness. Bar tender from Mississippi was hilarious and very cool ... Highly recommended

1 Thank HankRyan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Love Avanzare ! We have eaten here many times! Always very good! Great Service! The Lamb is my favorite but the specials Are amazing! Love the Tony Salad with the beets!!!!! I crave this salad. Love the cozy booths! Great place!

Thank Linda E
Springfield, Missouri, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Service is always outstanding, great wine list, and the chef is very accommodating. Just a great restaurant!

Thank Harold N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1908 S. Glenstone, Plaza Shopping Center, Springfield, MO
  • Public Transportation: Located within 100 yards.
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 417-567-3463

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