"You have some of the best
food in town!! What sets you apart
is the friendly staff and your
involvement with the community. Your
generosity is truly remarkable!"
--Normal Website comment
"Overall, Avanti's is doing
a wonderful job. My experience with
this carry-out order was
outstanding. The food was delicious.
Everything was ready fast and the
order was accurate. The staff was
friendly and the location was clean
and safe. I would return here
--Normal Carryout Mystery shopper
"We love not only the food
of Avantiís, but the convenience and
prices as well. Our relative from
the Chicago area can't come to stay
with us without visiting your
restaurant at least once! "
--Bloomington Website Comment
"I felt that the phone
operator was especially patient with
me on the phone as I asked him
questions about appetizers and
recommendations. He remained very
friendly from the time he answered
the phone until the time that he
thanked me for the order.
--Bloomington Delivery Mystery
"We love the Gondola bread
with a passion! Sandwiches are sure
to please a crowd (& fill them!)
Delivery and menu items are very
inexpensive. Definitely a great
restaurant to feed families &
coworkers. Thank you!
--Normal Website Comment
"Iíve been visiting since
the 1970s. While Avanti's changes it
still retains its unique character.
Know people who move away and still
miss Avantiís bread. Vegetable
lasagna has also been a favorite for
many years. Glad to see it back
periodically, and when it's not, we
try other things looking for new
favorites. Veggie gondolas have a
nice combination of textures and
flavors -- a nice change of pace."
--Bloomington Website comment
is delicious and their staff is
competent. They are not overwhelmed
by a rush and perform well under
pressure. I would return here to eat
again anytime, even on a busy
weekend. It was excellent.
have loved you guys since I went to
college at SSI years ago. We have
opened an office in Bloomington and
I love coming over to you for lunch!
Your service is the best and you
always have great employees with big
smiles. Keep up the good work! I
tell people every chance I get to
stop by...they won't be
"I have loved
Avanti's since August of 1974 as a
freshman at ISU. I have a friend who
is also an ISU alum and lives in our
hometown 200 miles south and asks
whenever I see him if I brought him
a Gondola. I have been known to give
my college roommate who now lives in
north eastern corner of Iowa
Avanti's bread for Christmas. My two
adult children still enjoy Avanti's
when they are home."
"Thank you so
much for all you do for our town!! I
noticed the information you had
posted on the Miller Park run. It
was wonderful of you to donate all
the food that you did to support our
zoo. Thank you so much for providing
my family with an affordable dinner
--Bloomington Dine-in Mystery
have come in multiple times to pick
up gondolas for our high school.
Each time the food is ready on time
and the staff is helpful and
courteous. They ALWAYS offer to help
carry the boxes out to my car. Great
service with a smile!
--Normal Website Comment