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Avanti Ristorante

#141 of 2,927 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
Oak Lawn
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2720 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204-2568 (Worthinghton)
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat 5:00 am - 3:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had great wine, food, and service was impeccable. We were travelling back to London and needed to put our suitcases somewhere and they accommodated. We had an outside covered area to sit in. Great waiter, Mazen. Ceviche was amazing, my Cobb Salad was also great although not used to the way that they served the ham in the salad... More 

1 Thank LittlePrincessJack
Laguna Beach, California
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food preparation in an intimate space with a most attentive staff are the elements that made this birthday celebration most memorable. Of special note was our server, Christine. She was able to anticipate our every need in a most unobtrusive manner. The sea bass and pasta were impeccably prepared and the desserts (Rum Custard Pie and Tiramisu) were to... More 

Thank Patrick M
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Avanti is my favorite Italian restaurant in DFW. The food is delicious and always fresh. The atmosphere is relaxing and enjoyable. They have live music which brings a romantic touch. They have a good selection of wines, but extremely overprice (considering the quality). Highly recommend to make reservation, the place is small and gets crowded (specially weekends). We are regulars... More 

2 Thank Liliana S
Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my old standbys in Dallas. Good Italian food, live guitar music most nights, and reasonably priced with a great ambiance. I am always satisfied whenever I go.

1 Thank cel1958
Enid, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Avanti last Friday night. Did not have a reservation but quickly able to get a table even though the restaurant was pretty busy. Carpaccio was delish. Food was really good but the waiter was rude.

Thank girlearl
Orlando, Florida
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very loud over crowed place that seems only to be concerned with turning over tables. The wine we had needed to be returned. It tasted as if it had been opened for several days. Inky and bitter is how I'd describe it. Our waiter was very good and did suggest some other wine ,which was very good. The food... More 

1 Thank Beach L
Conway, Arkansas
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

One of the best meals I have had in Dallas for Italian, period. We ordered several apps and two of the signature entrees and there was not a drop left on any plate. Service was top notch and my server was perfectly attentive while not being overbearing. She did an incredible job. Wine list is sold and featured quite a... More 

2 Thank Gerald M
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We live close to Avanit and it is absolutely one of our favorites! Food, Service and Atmosphere is outstanding. Would highly recommend for a great dinner experience.

1 Thank Don M
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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725 reviews
457 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We were visiting the area and walked from Downtown to this area (not too far a walk) and came across Avanti. We quickly checked reviews on the web and found that it was highly rated, so we stopped in - WOW! We were sooo happy we did that! Upon walking in, the manager greeted us with a warm, sincere welcome.... More 

1 Thank J E
Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed our meals. We had the calamari appetizer, which was as good as I've tasted. The bread came out fresh and hot. My wife had the Farfalle Carbonara, which she loved. I had the Fettuccini Diablo, which was terrific. Portion sizes were just right. Service was good. The atmosphere is pleasant although it does get... More 

1 Thank Stefan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
5:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2720 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204-2568
  • Public Transportation: Uptown Trolley & Dart Stop in front of restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Oak Lawn
  • Neighborhood: Oak Lawn
  • Phone Number: 214-871-4955

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