Ristorante Avanti

831-427-0135
1711 Mission St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Restaurants
Italian

Top Sentiments among Ristorante Avanti Reviewers

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Customer Reviews (6 reviews)

by East Bay Local Girl at Citysearch

on Citysearch Aug 08, 2010
My group spent a recent weekend in Santa Cruz and stopped in to Avanti per a recommendation. In general, we had on ok experience. Portions are small (no leftovers for sure) and, because we knew that in advance, ordered... (more)

balkibartokomous

on Citysearch Aug 13, 2008
Could be one of the best restaurants in all of Santa Cruz. Most (if not all) of it ingredients are local. Wine selection is fantastic. And the menu, holy wow. I guess there is a reason why they have been around so long.... (more)

forestwonder

on Citysearch Feb 26, 2008
I've had many great meals at Avanti and consider it my favorite restaurant in Santa Cruz. The menu is small, but seasonal and always spectacular. In fact, I always end up ordering too many different dishes and then... (more)

taikoboy55

on Citysearch Sep 07, 2006
Avanti is a small restaurant that offers a great wine selection. Even though the restaurant is small, service was very slow. Menu selection is very small, as are the portions. High quality Italian cuisine at... (more)

Virginia G.

on Judys Book Aug 17, 2005
It's a good idea to call ahead and make reservations, if possible. There is always a wait ranging anywhere from 1/2 hour to two hours. Also, there is very limited parking. There is a small bar near the waiting area which... (more)

by Virginia G. at Judy's Book

on Citysearch Aug 16, 2005
It's a good idea to call ahead and make reservations, if possible. There is always a wait ranging anywhere from 1/2 hour to two hours. Also, there is very limited parking. There is a small bar near th...... (more)

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