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Avanti Italian Restaurant

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53 Second Avenue Maine Street | Westdene, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
+27 51 447 4198
08:30 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 22:00
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1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Place is by far the best Italian restaurants I've been too. I really enjoyed the atmosphere. Its not too busy and the intermittent setting really is something. The service was outstanding and the waiters really understand the meaning of TIP (TO INSURE PROMPT SERVICE). our waiter knew his menu well. The food, my word I could not believe what... More 

Thank tumelo m
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent waiters, Amazing food! Best Prime Rib ever tasted! The snail starter was to die for! Overall a lovely evening and would definitely go back again. Highly recommended

Thank Joey V
Orlando, Florida
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212 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want Italian in South Africa, you don't have to look any further than Avanti. From table setting to service, the place is great. You can't do better than this.

Thank skip15000
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three different nights,same quality food,consistent great service,best restaurant in bloemfontein,will be back again!

Thank Pretorious999
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommend to me by a friend, must say they have the best food in town. The service was also excellent. I'm definitely going there again.

Thank Thandimfundo D
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Good food and good service!! What more can you expect? The upgrade add more style and atmosphere. Well trained and informed staff added value to the whole experience.

Thank travelalot223
Cape Town
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

i was there on a rainy and cold day in February. They had a nice fire going in the outside area. Everyone that served us was friendly and the service was always good. I had a rare steak that was cooked to perfection and well worth the price. The rest of the meal was good. I see comments elsewhere that... More 

Thank LikeFully
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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Food was great. Service was on point too. Limited choice of drinks (beer and wine), however. The place is child-friendly too, with a kids' play area (jungle gym).

Thank Wilson M
Colesberg, South Africa
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Having visited Avanti in 2nd Avenue on numerous occassions, we decided to pay a visit to the Woodlands branch of Avanti. What a huge mistake. The food was still very tasty, but the service was atrocious. We had to wait 45 minutes for our Avanti Seafood salads sans the smoked salmon. On informing our waitress of the lack/absence of the... More 

Thank dorette441
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I have just returned from Las Vegas I was there for a month and spend each night in a different restaurant rated as top by trip advisor . Las Vegas step aside you are no match for Avanti !!! I must say there was no restaurant that really impressed me !!! Louise you can go teach Gordon Ramsay how to... More 

Thank Sabrina F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Second Avenue Maine Street | Westdene, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Free State  >  Bloemfontein
  • Phone Number: +27 51 447 4198

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