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1908 S. Glenstone, Plaza Shopping Center, Springfield, MO (Sunshine)
+1 417-567-3463
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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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, MO
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Avanzare's food is WONDERFUL!!! I had the lasagne.....I've never had better lasagna! Dessert, tirimisu, was heavenly and beautifully plated!

Thank Nanato5
Springfield MO
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50 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our meals at Avanzare have been consistently outstanding. For Valentines lunch we had the steak tip special, which was well seasoned and cooked to perfection. Our server, Aaron, greatly enhanced the meal by his thoughtful attentiveness. Because of its prices, we reserve Avanzare for special occasions, but we have never been disappointed. Highly recommended.

Thank ClioSpringfield
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was top notch...the food was cooked to perfection...service was excellent, extensive wine selection and full bar...Linguini Avanzare with Alfredo sauce was amazing...definately became my number one choice for Italian food in Springfield ...great job guys

Thank Andrey A
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing, large quantities couldn't finish it all would recommend to friends and come again.

Thank Dalton L
Springfield, Missouri
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

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 

1 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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61 reviews
51 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 65 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

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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
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
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?