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2720 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
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Avanti Ristorante Details
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Thursday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 3:00am
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout
Nightly Live Music
Sunday thru Wednesday 7:00pm-10:00pm
Thursdays & Fridays 8:00pm-11:00pm
Uptown Trolley & Dart Stop in front of restaurant
Complimentary Valet During all operational hours
A word from Avanti Ristorante
A neighborhood restaurant for over 21 years. Casual and candle light dining with live music nightly.
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Diners' Choice Winner
Never been to Avanti was trying a
new location from open table and I'm so glad myself and husband concluded our date night at Avanti....The food was very good especially the garlic loaf. We will return in the near future to try some other items that caught our eye!"
Dined on 4/5/2014
Excellent service, big, strong
drinks and moderately priced well prepared food. bone in veal chop was wonderful. Valet parking makes this part of McKinney Ave. possible. Pleasant staff and varied menu items."
Dined on 4/4/2014
The food was outstanding, the
service was friendly and accommodating. The live music was fairly underwhelming."
Dined on 3/28/2014
My wife and I frequent this
restaurant. We have never had a bad experience. The service is excellent and the food is exceptional. You have to try this restaurant and experience it for yourself. We will continue to be a regular customer."
Dined on 3/26/2014
Our first visit...couldn't have
been better. Smallish and classy...white tablecloths but not intimidating nor too formal. We sat on the enclosed verandah to feel a part of the city, but the interior tables are dark and cozy. The service was very professional, attentive but not intrusive...exactly the way we like it. The lamb chops were to die for and the wine superb. Live music made it even more enjoyable. Next time we might spend time at the cozy bar that looked so inviting. We plan to make it a regular haunt."
Dined on 3/23/2014
Food was good and staff was
attentive but with so many choices out there today I would say this rates a solid " Good ". If i lived in the area and could drive to this restaurant easily i would go back but since we live in the suburbs and have to drive at least 30 minutes to get there this restaurant does not get on our radar screen again."
Dined on 3/22/2014
Ambience, food and service were
Great! Can't wait to return with friends."
Dined on 3/9/2014
first time customer if the service
and food continue to impress me i will be along time customer."
Dined on 3/6/2014
This was our third time to visit
Avanti over the past year and it was just as good as the previous times.. The crabcake was outstanding, we each had a salad that was wonderful, my wife had the seabass and I had the tournados, it was all just fabulous. I could ramble on about how great the service was and all that, it's just a great little gem. Thank you all so much...."
Dined on 2/22/2014
This was a great choice. Had a
super wine list and extensive menu. We had a special fish dish that was flavorful and perfectly cooked. Try the asparagus salad--delicious!"
Dined on 2/21/2014
Private, Elegant, Classy, and
Perfect for a Date. I'm trying to think of another reason to go there."
Dined on 2/15/2014
From the time we walked in to the
time we left, everything was perfect. W"
Dined on 2/10/2014
Food was good but appetizer size
is quite small. Nice atmosphere. Service was excellent."
Dined on 2/9/2014
We return again and again for the
great food. Although the menu is not typical Italian ( rather limited selection ), we still love the spinach lasagna and lamp chops."
Dined on 2/7/2014
Excellent vallet parking Cozy
atmosphere Nice guitar music Great service throughout our dinner Delicious appetizers while we enjoyed our well made cocktails Excellent special order salads Perfectly prepared entrees Killer desert"
Dined on 1/31/2014
Great little Italian spot.
Fantastic food and service. Very good wine list with great prices."
Dined on 1/26/2014
Perfect place to come for a
special occasion or just a casual date. Delicious food and great service! We will be back."
Dined on 12/25/2013
My wife and I have coming this
romantic, intimate restaurant for almost 15 years. Great food, great service and live music that allows you to carry on a conversation with ease! The entrees are all really great and the garlic bread is worth the calories. You will not be disappointed! The seafood dishes are always tasty and the specials are just that-special. Very consistent!"
Dined on 12/24/2013
I chose this place for a my lady
birthday celebration dinner because a friend told me about this place. We arrive a little early for our reservation but was seated immediately. I love the lighting and how the table were set up, made for a nice, kind of felt private date. Our waitess was greated us was nice. I always have a hold time choosing my meal with a new restaurant so I like the waiter/waitess to let me know what is popular, their favorite, or something to help me; she didn't do any. Now that is enough about her because the food was amazing. The live music sety the mood for the evening. I will definitely be trying this place again."
Dined on 12/28/2013
A cozy Italian restaurant in a
popular area in Dallas. The server, Candi was excellent. The atmosphere is cozy, romantic and inviting. The food is very good. It is moderately priced and a good value. We would definitely go back and recommend it highly to others if you like Italian. Chilean sea bass was excellent. Spinach Lasagne very good. But the bread. It is out of this world, a thick slice with butter, hot. It reminded me of being a kid and visting the bakery, that alone was worth the visit for me. Highly recommend this restaurant."
Dined on 12/21/2013
I very rarely drive downtown to
dine. But, when I do, there is only one place that I frequent- Avanti Ristorante. As usual, the food, service and ambiance were exceptional."
Dined on 12/25/2013
We went for lunch, group of
8. Food was great for all of us, excellent ratio Quality/price Difficult to comment for atmosphere, we arrived at 1:00 pm"
Dined on 12/17/2013
The food was excellent in
presentation, taste and price. But where they need inprovement on is in the seating arrangements and training of the service staff. Our waiter seemed to be able to only focus on one task at a time and basically kept forgeting most of our request and if anyone else interupted him on something else he just seemed to totally forget everything. I know it's not proper to ask another waiter for help but we did and experienced the same issues with him as well. Also has issues with the staff helping out in the bar area."
Dined on 12/14/2013
Have come here many times and
everything I've tried so far has been delicious."
Dined on 12/13/2013
Avanti is always dependable for
great food, excellant service, nice wine, wonderful ambience and fine music. On this night, the music wasn't the best I've heard there, but it was adequate. The food was great. Our server was very attentive and courteous. As always, I had the excellant Torneados Avanti !!"
Dined on 12/13/2013
My wife and and I visited this
restaurant for the first time 2 years ago and the experience was great. Food was phenomenal, atmosphere was very romantic, and the service was great. We went back for a quiet night out away from the kids and our experience this time was as good as the first, aside from being a little louder than last time. We will definitely be back in another 2 years :) J/K"
Dined on 11/16/2013
We chose this as a last minute
dinning spot on Friday nite. stuffed mushroom were our appetizers, which were very good. Hubby had spinach lasagne. He special requested to sub the combo bechamel/marinara for marinara only. No problem and proved to be a great choice. I chose the Capellini Pescatore. Description stated shellfish and what I got was a great pasta bowel of muscles, large shrimp, scallops and calamari with a delicious light sauce! Dessert menu made for a difficult choice but we landed on tiramisu. This dessert is made in house and awesome. Our only suggestion for improvements would be for the bread brought to the table. While good, we just expect a good crusty bread with this type menu. We will definitely return here very soon."
Dined on 11/8/2013
My husband had spinach lasagne, I
had lobster/crabmeat ravioli, and we both had a fair amount of leftovers. We asked for a to-go box, our waiter said he would take care of that for us, but, he never brought them out. :("
Dined on 10/12/2013
great neighborhood gem place, good
service and great food."
Dined on 9/30/2013
This is my second trip to Dallas
in a month period and I have now been to Avanti's six times. I would go back tomorrow if I didn't have a plane to catch. I have not had a single thing that I did not enjoy. Martine is my #1 server. The carbonara is something to write home about. I think it is very unique and has flavor unlike any other carbonara. I recommend you go and see for yourself. Yoiu will not be disappointed."
Dined on 9/17/2013
We came to visit our college son
and had a wonderful dinner with him and several of his friends. Everyone was very happy with the appetizers and their entree choices. We will be back soon! And the boys all say they have a new favorite place to ask their parents to take them when in town for a visit!"
Dined on 9/6/2013
I have been in Dallas for almost
two weeks and I have had dinner four times at Avanti's. Our server Martin was fantastic. He was extremely knowledgeable when it came to the food and wine, gave really good descriptions and took excellent care of us. I will definitely come back to Avanti's the next time I am in Dallas. They also have live music."
Dined on 8/19/2013
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