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Avantis Ristorante

1301 W Main St, Peoria, IL 61606-1148
+1 309-674-4923
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
1301 W Main St, Peoria, IL 61606-1148
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Came for lunch with friends. The prices were very reasonable and the food was good. Delicious bread too! I had the fish sandwich and my husband had the chicken wrap and a side of meatballs. Everything was good and there was enough food to be...More

Thank Chellee T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in town for a funeral. At the Comfort Inn and Suites. I got a menu from the front desk for local restaurants that deliver. Your staff was very accommodating on our large order to feed about 30 of us. I wish I...More

Thank Vesta B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is a bit worn, but what can you expect when it is in the heart of a university. The service and food were just okay. Probably better for carry out.

Thank kmgIL
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Service was fine, but this place ended up being a very basic no frills Italian eatery, that felt very "subway" like in its approach to the dishes. Granted most of us ordered custom pasta bowls, but that was it, it was just like they dumped...More

Thank BlondeValor
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Very friendly waitress; helpful and attentive. Food was good with a very large menu. Parking is a little tight in the adjacent lot.

Thank wyomayor35
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Avantis is one of my husband and I's favorite places to eat. I love their food, especially their bread and gondolas. And you can't beat their prices. Everything is very reasonably priced. I would definitely recommend.

Thank bskehbxjs
Reviewed 13 May 2017

My wife and I used their delivery services last evening. She had a fabulous chef salad which was very large and very good! It also came with some dynamite bread on the side. I had their large spaghetti with meat sauce and extra Italian sausage...More

Thank 71Sarge
Stefan Z, Owner at Avantis Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for your patronage and I'm very happy our great crew at that location provided you with excellence!

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Not much to say other than nothing was a standout. We ordered for a big group so we were able to see a lot of variety from the Avanti's menu. Nothing was necessarily bad, just quite forgettable. I ordered the chicken parm sandwich. Too much...More

Thank Edward G
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Avanti's has long provided an affordable, consistently good lunch and supper option. I have eaten at several of thier locations over the years and have never been disappointed. The food is good, not world class, but good.

Thank tmc2017
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Avantis is great place to meet and eat with family and friends. Food is good and priced reasonable. Plenty of seating for large groups.

Thank Vicki Y
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Amit S
Does your bread , pasta, pizza dough has egg in it? Do you have any vegetarian option with no egg in it?
2 April 2017|
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Response from Stefan Z | Property representative |
Our pizza dough does not have egg but our pastas and bread dough do have egg
Is there marinara more smooth and deep red, bold and slightly sweet? Or does it contain pieces of gross onions or peppers? I can't resemble salsa in anyway, both with large chunks of vegetables and being all watery and separated.
1 August 2015|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
I am currently working about 2 miles from Avanti's right now. I eat there regularly and I love the Tortellini with meat sauce and Gondolas. I have had the marinara sauce on spaghetti and it is more of the wonderful... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 W Main St, Peoria, IL 61606-1148
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-674-4923
  • E-mail
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