We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Avanti's Ristorante

2320 E Washington St, East Peoria, IL 61611-3023
+1 309-694-6200
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (17 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:00All hours
Pizza, Italian
$$ - $$$
2320 E Washington St, East Peoria, IL 61611-3023
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (138)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Roots at Bradley University, Avanti's is nationally recognized. I have been visiting the Main & University location since high school (1970). Pizzaburger, Primo, & Gondola* locally recognized classics.....legend*. I take my grandsons regularly!!! 😏😏😏

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a local spot for most in the area. Known for their gondolas and spaghetti. If you are in the area and are hungry this will appease the entire family.

Thank lish9782
Reviewed 13 July 2017

When visiting Bradley we usually stop in to get a Gondola, their bread is so good. Nice atmosphere and quick service. Can get crowded and full of kids but it is expected on a campus setting.

Thank S1124WMstaceyb
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I know this is an Italian restaurant and the food is fabulous. But, sometimes when it gets really hot out a salad is just the ticket. On Thursdays the lasagna is the special and it is sooo good. Very fair pricing and everyone in your...More

Thank Valerie M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We always eat here after the state track meet and we always come back for a reason! The food and service are great!!! The Gondolasa are to die for and the make your own pasta dish is great!!

Thank bush144
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Didn't get to try the pizza but what we did have was good. The mozzarella sticks were hot and delicious. The sauce on tje side was also good. My son had the meatball sub and thought it was terrific. It didn't...More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Very good service and food have ate here often worth the trip I'm not sure what night it is but they have all you can eat spaghetti .

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Four of us went specifically for pizza. It was very good. Had three different types and we all liked what we got. Prices were fair and service was good.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We LOVE Avanti's. It is a must visit each time we go to Peoria to visit our family. Great Italian food. Wonderful atmosphere. Clean dining rooms.

Thank Sherie L
Stefan Z, Owner at Avanti's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for your visit and for your nice comment

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been going to avanti's all my life the food and service always Rock will keep cuming back again keep up the Great Work

Thank Rayredman
Stefan Z, Owner at Avanti's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for your visit and nice comment

Nearby Restaurants
June Bug's Diner
17 reviews
1.10 km away
Burger Barge 2
22 reviews
1.60 km away
Jade Garden Restaurant
10 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Par-A-Dice Casino
227 reviews
2.00 km away
J.K. Williams Distilling
23 reviews
3.24 km away
Caterpillar Visitors Center
334 reviews
4.43 km away
Splashdown Water Park
29 reviews
.76 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Avanti's Ristorante staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2320 E Washington St, East Peoria, IL 61611-3023
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  East Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-694-6200
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing