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Avanti's Italian Restaurant

8517 N Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61615-2033
+1 309-691-2525
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (7 reviews)
“bread” (13 reviews)
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8517 N Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61615-2033
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Avanti's for lunch or dinner is fast friendly come as you are local gem. The food has been consistently good for years.

Thank 345tammyg
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We're "locals" and repeat customers. Ate here last night when we wanted to get a simple dinner and "go as we were". Family-friendly restaurant serving traditional Italian meals including pizza. Beer and wine available. We've always had very good, prompt service. Large seating capacity and...More

Thank Gene W
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on recommendation of a local merchant while in town for the Kansas concert. Great value. I had the linguine with clam white sauce and seafood topping. Price was very reasonable and service was quick.

Thank Divemasterbob
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Timelessly over the years we have been to Avantis at their different locations. As we live near Dunlap, Il we were delighted when they opened their N. Knoxville location with a "call ahead" drive through. Famous for their Gondola sandwiches made on sweet Italian bread....More

Thank andrewspeoria
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Stopped for dinner - ordered the veggie pasta - it was very good - roasted veggies and al dente pasta. Portion size was reasonable and filling. Service was good.

Thank nancylee54
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We were very pleased with the atmosphere, the food and attentive service of the staff. I had the create your own pasta dish. It was tasty at a reasonable price. There were many healthy options on the menu such as vegetarian enteees, and marinara sauces...More

Thank H6243VMchrisw
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Went there with a friend for lunch. Had the tortellini with salad and bread. It was just as good as I remember it. Have been going here for over 30 years. Always have to go back when I am home.

Thank Danielle G
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Everything they have is good. Famous for their gondola sandwich on home made bread. Service is always good,

Thank Allison H
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a variety of choices at very reasonable prices. The food is good - i think a sweet taste in the breads and marinara. Moderate Italian decor but a little shabby on the table style, plastic glasses and my pasta was served in...More

Thank Roqzy
Reviewed 22 August 2016

They have wonderful Italian food and very courteous. They can handle large groups with ease. Eaten here several time and it has always been great.

Thank Dolphinchurch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8517 N Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61615-2033
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-691-2525
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