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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“spaghetti” (22 reviews)
“bread” (110 reviews)
“pizza” (37 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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407 S Main St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-2947
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

The food is just ok. The atmosphere is like a Denny’s. We used to love the bread-now it tastes completely different -bland, boring - nothing like that warm yummy bread that tastes like you just pulled it out of the oven. We won’t be back.

Thank DivineDiner77
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I know it's Carry out, but they should at least maybe try to act like they care to get your order right. Even after to comparing the food in the bag with the receipt, they still thought they were right. Until the lady behind me...More

Thank T B
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

My husband is from IL, and I wanted to surprise him when I returned to NC from a work trip with one of his favorite IL foods - a gondola from Avanti's. He was over the moon and enjoyed every morsel. I called my order...More

Thank kldj13
Reviewed 20 February 2018

I use to order from Avanti's when I attended ISU back in the mid eighties and I am happy to say that the food is still outstanding. We ate there for lunch. While it was quite busy and we had a short wait, once we...More

Thank Z5062LNpatrickm
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 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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