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Avanti's Italian Restaurant

407 S Main St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-2947
+1 309-452-4436
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“spaghetti” (21 reviews)
“bread” (107 reviews)
“pizza” (37 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
407 S Main St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-2947
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must admit, I have eaten here many times over the years, and I must say, that normally this place is ok, but the last TWO times I have eaten here, the service was wonderful but the food was not very good. Very bland sauce,...More

Thank Beachman2142
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a pretty typical chain American Italian restaurant. Their bread is my kids favorite, but other than that their italian food is non descript. Its fine for families with kids but this isnt a romantic italian restaurant.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was visiting Bloomington. This place was recommended for Italian food. Must not be many good options for Italian food in Bloomington. I’ll just summarize it. Very rude service and average food. I highly discourage you from eating here unless you just want cheap fast food...More

Thank markmontoney
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My very favorite dish is the tortellini!! The gondola is really good too!! I also like the spaghetti 🍝!! The bread 🥖 is delicious 😋!!!!

Thank elisabethstephan2018
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Avanti's on main street is a very comfortable place to eat I always order the Pizza bread open face, it's one of my favorites my wife floats through the menu and always finds something delicious.

Thank Rafael R
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I have eaten here many many times and they never disappoint! It’s close to the high school so my kids prefer to eat there often as well. Highly recommend if you are in the area check it out!

Thank elizabeth c
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We traveled to Normal, IL for a school event and were own our on for lunch. We found this restaurant and was very happy. The bread - fresh - is to die for. The bread is fresh, soft and warm. The food was also tasty....More

Thank K G
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

I’m not sure how anyone could complain about Avanti’s. Everything I’ve ever ordered was delicious, and the price isn’t bad. Sure the one on campus is busy during the school year, but that’s because it’s inexpensive and mouth watering.

Thank Scott O
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This is such an ISU classic. We stop in almost every chance we are in town. Tasty classics of spaghetti, lasagna, chicken parmigiana. It’s quick, service is friendly, and across the street from ISU. The bread... not low carb, but who cares once in a...More

Thank Sonnie B
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Service was good, pizza was below average. You can get a pizza like this at any pizza hut restaurants. Nothing special at all.

Thank Megaphone_Jeff
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7 May 2016|
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Response from Martha K | Reviewed this property |
No it is not. It is a sweet bread and very good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 S Main St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-2947
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Normal
  • Phone Number: +1 309-452-4436
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