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“Great authentic Greek food. Wonderful service.”
Review of Avli Restaurant

Avli Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 37 Restaurants in Winnetka
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$35
Cuisines: Greek
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Spruce
Transit: The Winnetka stop of the Metra Northern Line is approximately 2 blocks from the restaurant.
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Great food, nice atmosphere and wonderful service. There are so many good dishes it is hard to choose. Children as well as adults loved it. They also have a lot of gluten free options which one of my children needs. Make sure and try the grilled octopus. You can't go wrong.

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Reviewed 30 July 2015

Fresh fish served simply grilled on the terrace is what summer is all about. Service and food are top drawer

Thank dfutransky
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Reviewed 15 July 2015

We live locally and this is often our restaurant of choice. Small plates or full dinners the food and service are consistently good.

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Thank zina3
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Went to Avli with a large family group. We had a large table in the patio on a beautiful weather night.
The menu is very typically Greek with many original Greek foods which I had never had before, although having visited Greece several times myself.
The service was excellent and the food was very tasty. Everyone had a great dinner.
The Greek salad is sort of high priced as they brought two bowls of salad for a group of 10 and charged $5 per person. Watch that so you don't get stung.
Lovely atmosphere and a real good place for a genuine Greek meal.

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Thank Howard C
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Reviewed 5 July 2015

We were visiting a friend in Winnetka to take her out for lunch. She suggested Avli, and we were pleased with the greeting, decor, and the efficiency with which our order was taken.
The food arrived in a reasonable time, but that is where it all started to go wrong.
Despite asking for more water, it did not appear, and once the food had been delivered to our table, we appeared to have been forgotten and all the waiting staff concentrated on people dining outdoors.
I eventually managed to attract the attention of the receptionist who seemed to be more interested in her cellphone than the customers, and she arranged for more water.
Once again, we waited, and waited, and waited for our plates to be cleared and to be offered the menu for desserts, and coffees etc.
I left the table and asked the receptionist to sort things out, and this was done with copious apologies.
By this time, we were disinclined to stay any longer, and asked for the bill.
By way of some form of apology, the waiter brought us a yoghurt and honey dessert with three spoons!
The food we had was excellent, but the service was awful, hence the 'middle of the road' rating.

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Thank melvillecot
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