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Avanti's Restaurant

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1662 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505-5042
+1 814-456-3096
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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267 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I was in Erie for a wedding and had the opportunity to look for a local breakfast joint. I almost succumbed to the convenience of Perkins. But so so glad that I did not. This is a hot local spot. When I asked the waitress if I should do the eggs Benedict special or one other menu item she said... More 

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Wellesley Island, New York
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Been awhile and better than ever. Maybe to coincide with the Polish festival, they featured a Polish breakfast. Eggs, kielbasa, potato-filled pierogies, and toast. Delicious. Throw in a complimentary sampling of corned beef hash and we waddled out. Nice folks, great food, local ambiance. Don't miss it!

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Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Passing through, we decided to stop in Erie to look at the lake and get breakfast. Avanti's was just around the corner and had good reviews, so we stopped in. This is clearly a place where locals go and are known by the staff -- but as out-of-owners we were welcomed with open arms. Once I heard that the corned... More 

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Metropolis, Illinois
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We went to Avanti's after the manager of another restaurant recommended this place to have breakfast. We requested a place where the locals would go. I give it 4 stars for 2 reasons: Orange Juice was not freshly squeezed and , they had not croissants. Besides that it was a great omelette shade with real eggs. Great hash-browns. We decided... More 

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Thank nancy s
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I got the French toast with blue berries and it was really good. It wasn't too dry or too mushy either. The service was great and they were very nice. Be sure to check it out if your in the mood for a local casual breakfast or lunch.

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Thank kimmey m
North East, Pennsylvania
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102 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

It was its usual busy pace but we found a table for four. I tried something totally new: Corned Beef Hash because I had always wondered what it was . It arrived with 3 perfectly cooked eggs on top, hash browns and toast . It was loaded with the beef. What made it perfect was the lack of heavy salt.... More 

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Thank Joseph S
Erie, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Visited this place today. We were seated and got our drinks in a timely manner. The waitress came and took our order, Meatball omlet, hashbrowns, italian toast, which took 40 mins to come out. We watched 4 other tables that came after us recieve their meals. Finally the food came out, greasy hashbrowns, dry toast, and a meat ball omlet... More 

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Thank Pat W
Erie,Pa
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

If this had been the first time we had eaten here it would be our last. But we have had breakfast here more than 100 times. Don't know if the cook was new and/or if the staff was just overwhelmed but we had bad service and the food was poorly prepared. Come on guys, let's get it together.

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Thank Scotty1948
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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105 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Convenient Neighborhood setting. ..Avanti's is a great local dinor for casual food -especially breakfast.

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Thank Chuck S
Erie, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

Avantis is an Erie staple and we always want to keep local business alive. Having said this, we have tried numerous times for breakfast on Sunday but each time have been very disappointed. Our entire breakfast took 1 hour and 30 minutes. Much of which we sat with empty coffee mugs - the coffee was tasteless, so weak that the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1662 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505-5042
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-456-3096

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?