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Avanti Cafe - CLOSED

259 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3831
+1 949-548-2224
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
3 Feb 2014
“Best restaurant in Orange County!”
28 Dec 2013
“Great vegetarian food in a welcoming environment”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Italian, Pizza
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259 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3831
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 4 February 2014

Honestly, this place is sooo underrated. I will not hesitate to call Avanti OC's best restaurant - organic and vegetarian and delicious. You would not expect to find such a gem in a random strip mall next to a Pizza Hut in Costa Mesa. Avanti...More

Thank Mariam F
Reviewed 29 December 2013

This unassuming restaurant is located in a strip mall in Southern California. The chalkboard sign announcing specials and locally grown food differentiate it from the many chain restaurants surrounding it. The decor is simple but pleasant, with paintings by a local artist handing from the...More

Thank TuffTitty
Reviewed 26 July 2013

One of the few places locally in Costa Mesa/Newport that you can buy fresh vegan cookies. My wife and I stop by about once a week just to enjoy one or two :)

Thank Discerning-Nicholas
Reviewed 10 May 2013

If you like veggie upscale and don't mind the upscale price, this is a great place to try... EXcellent meals and drinks... we hit it a few times per year... Never had a bad meal yet...

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 19 November 2012

As new vegetarians, my husband and I have been trying a lot of new places lately. Avanti is always great! Their tacos are awesome! We also enjoy their nightly specials, pizzas, and their wonderful desserts! One of the guys who works there is so nice...More

Thank grlgrdgate
Reviewed 16 October 2012

I read the reviews and was excited to go for the first time, but was less than impressed with the atmosphere, hadn't realized its pretty much vegetarian (my bad) . The table was dirty & sticky and had to ask for it to be wiped...More

Thank DevonshireDanaPoint
Reviewed 25 July 2012

I love their French Toast and Waffle for Brunch!! Super flavorful and makes you want more... After being there a few times, I finally tried dinner... Everything was fabulous! Our one eyed Pizza was awesome. Only thing I didn't like much was their brownies...I guess...More

Thank himejigirl
Reviewed 4 May 2012

Don't be fooled by the strip mall surrounding Avanti Cafe. It is a wonderful, inventive restaurant with healthy, delicious food! I love the One Eye Pizza and the Shiitake/Yam Pizza (pizzas are served as a long strip, not round, and piled with toppings). Only keep...More

Thank jkiffel
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Stopped in for takeout lunch and was thrilled with the imaginative choices. Chose the grilled cheese which was unlike any I've had before: cranberry walnut whole grain bread, gourmet cheeses and greens. Sandwich comes with salad served with a fabulous blood orange dressing. Only complaint...More

Thank kbranman
Reviewed 1 September 2011

My 8 year old and I go here and sit outside. It is in a shopping center without a view, but we like to people watch and tempt them with our vegetarian delights. Let me just say that we are not vegetarians. But the cheese...More

Thank utripmeplease
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3831
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 949-548-2224
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