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Avanti Cafe

1900 S Elmhurst Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-5712
+1 847-437-6640
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“panini” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (8 reviews)
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1900 S Elmhurst Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-5712
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great, quick place to get some good tasting Italian food. Large portions, great service, nothing fancy just good! Go now!

Thank prpr17
Reviewed 5 July 2017

My wife wanted an inexpensive home cooked Italian restaurant for one of her birthday week lunches. Trip Advisor was the key. After writing for years, I used it myself to find an outstanding place with very good Italian home made food! This is a small...More

1  Thank georgerE9770EQ
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a nice little family cafeteria. If you are looking for romance or ambiance, this is not the place. If you are looking for very good Italian food at a reasonable price (particularly if you want to take it home, plate it and light...More

Thank Samiamiu
Reviewed 26 April 2017

It is a very informal setting. The food is home cooked and a wide variety of Italian dishes. Certainly a good place for family or friends to get together.

Thank larrycollins3
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This not a chain. Tony is the Chef and runs the place with his wife Katie. The sandwiches are good. The pasta is cooked to perfection. Soups are always great.....good simple food. It is best for a lunch. Good food at good value. Lots of...More

2  Thank Lawrence C
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I have only had lunch here several times and been happy with each visit. Staff behind the counter is always friendly and helpful. The food is perfect. the selection is pretty much Italian or at lest Italian orients. Great submarines, hot and cold sandwiches, pasta,...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Good value, Avanti chicken entree was sauteed chicken breast with artichoke hearts, mushrooms, plenty of wine and very tender. Like this place!!

Thank Idahotraveler88
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Avanti is a little gem of an Italian cafe. My personal favorite is the calabrese sandwich, a deep fried pork cutlet with cheese, grilled panini style. Order a small side of red sauce for dipping. Yum. They have a wide variety of Italian cold cut...More

1  Thank Keith C
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This place reminded me of the bars back in Italy you get a great cup of Espresso to go with a Panini or a breakfast frittata I recommend to stop here for a true Italian Espresso or latte macchiato not Starbucks. Tony the owner was...More

1  Thank Francesco D
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Cool fall evening we could walk here from the Country Inn and Suites and was recommended by the desk clerk. Really good fried perch! Italian Beef was right on and very tasty. Desserts looked amazing but too full.

Thank chaco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
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Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 S Elmhurst Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-5712
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Prospect
  • Phone Number: +1 847-437-6640
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