Excellent food! It is expensive,
Excellent food! It is expensive, but the service and taste make it worth every penny. We will go back, but will reserve visits for special occasions.
3/9/2013 4:00:00 PM
Avanzare never fails to impress.
Avanzare never fails to impress. The regular menu AND the specials offer a memorable dining experience.
3/15/2013 5:00:00 PM
it is a must for great Italian food
I have been there several times in the past the food is always great as is the service and personal attention. thank you so much
3/18/2013 5:00:00 PM
We have eaten here many times and it is always wonderful! Great Italian and seafood dishes.
3/30/2013 5:00:00 PM
A very nice Cool Experience.
Except for the Private Dining Room being a little on the cool side, it was a definite fine dining experience. Awesome staff and the ambiance was much better than you would expect for the locale (strip mall). The Calamari was an excellent appetizer and both my wife and I loved the dishes we were served in perfect timing.
4/12/2013 4:00:00 PM
All of the food was good,
All of the food was good, but the oysters Rockefeller were outstanding!
5/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
Food was great. Very authentic. Service was fast and waiter was courteous and made sure we had everything we needed. Waiter was knowledge about the menu and the specials.
5/23/2013 4:00:00 PM
Food, Service & atmosphere
Very relaxing, the service was excellent from being greeted at the door to meeting the cook. The food was superb. Their specials
made it difficult to choose as they all were great. The dinner was unbelievable.
6/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
We found Avanzare through Trip Advisor and are glad we did! We were passing through Springfield on our way to LA and wanted a good meal. Avanzare was perfect. It's in an out of the way place, but the inside decor was beautiful. Chef Tony does a great job in creating interesting Italian dishes with fresh and flavorful ingredients. The pork chop special was perfectly done with lightly grilled vegetables and risotto. The pasta is all freshly made and the pasta sauces are delicious. I would highly recommend Avanzare.
6/12/2013 4:00:00 PM
Using Open Table to reserve
Using Open Table to reserve a table in lieu of calling is so much easier than having to do everything over the phone, especially when you "forget" to make ANY reservations in advance and with them not opening until 5 pm. Avanzare is an EXCELLENT place to eat. Very few restaurants get my steak even close to what I order, and this one was PERFECT. My wife enjoyed some of their red wine and told me to remember Avanzares for our next night out. Overall? 4.5 out of 5....
6/14/2013 4:00:00 PM
Food was excellent! Service
Food was excellent! Service was great. Don't let the look from outside fool you. I had a Walleye special that ws to die for.
6/23/2013 4:00:00 PM
The restaurant was recommended by one of my college friends for our mini-reunion - Reservation of 12. Although it has more intimate seating, it was able to accomodate our large party and we had a great time! The food was fantastic! We will definitely go back when we visit Springfield again.
6/28/2013 4:00:00 PM
Pleased as usual
This is our favorite place to eat. The lighting is perfect for relaxing and the mood is comforting.
7/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
The food was excellent and
The food was excellent and the service was unobtrusive. Great experience overall.
7/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
I am from Kansas City and
I am from Kansas City and discovered this little gem of a restaurant 2 months ago! The food is amazing and creative, the service and staff is second to none and I will go back every time I am in the Springfield area.
7/29/2013 12:00:00 AM
I took my wife out for a great dinner. I had made reservations online and made the comment it was our anniversary. We were greeted with great well wishes for our occasion, and it wasn't over the top which was perfect. The food was the best we had tasted in the area, and the service was magnificent. She would refill our drinks, sometimes without us even realizing. It was nice to have the service without the interruptions. 10/10
9/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
I took my girlfriend in to celebrate a new job. The service was great! The wine list is impeccable and the filet just melted in my mouth. Top rated, you get what you pay for.
9/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Located in a strip center, I was leery about my reservation but it was a great place. 11 of us ate there and everyone enjoyed their meals. I would definitely go again when I'm in the area.
9/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
We had two chickwn dishes
We had two chickwn dishes and a rack of lamb at our table. All were very good. Portions were sizeable. Service was attentive and not overwhelming. A little bit expensive for what you get but food was good so worth it.
9/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
Loved this place!!
Went here with a group of 14 primarily because it would take a reservation for a group that size. The reviews were quite good and we were certainly not disappointed. We were given their private room. Service was fine and food was stunningly good. We asked to compliment the chef and he joined us. The desserts were truly beautiful. Took a picture but not sure how to post it. Took home leftovers which were just as good the next day. Highly recommend!
9/29/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food is usually very good,
The food is usually very good, but this time my wife's fish was not quite done and she had to send it back. Our out of town friends greatly enjoyed theirs'. Unfortunately, the noise level makes it difficult to carry on a conversation. Avanzare is still one of our favorite places, and we shall return.
9/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
I heartily recommend Avanzare. The service is very professional and the food was amazing. I had a Swordfish entree that was wonderful Perfectly cooked and seasoned. i am a retired Chef and enjoy eating excellent food. I am never disappointed. Kudos in all aspects!
10/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
service & Food
Always predictably wonderful food
The waitress was excellent and upbeat and very helpful
took pics of family for my parents 67 anniversary
She was the best!!!!!!
11/10/2013 4:00:00 PM
Unique food, outstanding service
I was with a group from Memphis and we were looking for something non-chainy and different in a town that seems to dominated by chain restaurants. We found Avanzare via a web search and I have to say we were very impressed, (and my group is hard to impress:) Our waiter, Will, did an excellent job of going over the various specials and other menu items and was also super friendly. We will definitely go back the next time we are in Springfield.
11/15/2013 4:00:00 PM