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Avanti Ristorante Italiano - CLOSED

23 W Delaware Ave, Pennington, NJ 08534-2229
+1 609-737-7174
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
24 Jul 2016
“Could not be better”
7 May 2016
“Absolutely wonderful chef!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
23 W Delaware Ave, Pennington, NJ 08534-2229
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Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is under new management and is wonderful. I go at least twice a month and have yet to be disappointed. The best homemade pasta outside of Naples!! Unfortunately, the previous owner really let it go downhill and many people don't realized that there...More

1  Thank Guy C
Reviewed May 7, 2016

My fiancee and I have visited this restaurant a few times and we have always been greatly impressed. Camillo is a great chef - she had the lamb chops with Broccoli Rabe and masked potatoes which were superb (I had one) and I had the...More

Thank jon s
Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Wow! This place has disappointed enormously in its last two incarnations, but now Pennington finally has an Italian restaurant worth supporting! Really nice and light Italian food alongside Italian-American classics. Having eaten across Italy, I felt at home here. And, as a Celiac, to find...More

Thank Oxford-2-Jersey
Reviewed March 19, 2016

My fiancee and I heard there was a new chef here - so we went to try it out; there is and he is great! We started with the sausage and broccoli rabe...I hate broccoli rabe....this appetizer was exquisite and I couldn't get enough! She...More

Thank jon s
Reviewed March 16, 2016

NEW owner is now Camillo, formerly of Camillo's Cafe in the Princeton Shopping Center, which was OK back then but not one I liked. It took over 1 hour to get our salads after having finished the shared appetizer. But I had not finished the...More

2  Thank katherinec868
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

For all of us who enjoyed Camillo's in the Princeton Shopping Center, it is joyous to see Chef Camillo resurface in his new abode in Pennington. The new location is truly amazing with an enchanting ambience full of character and comfort. The food was delicious...More

Thank g r
Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by for dinner since we heard it was under new management. The dining room was really warm and inviting. Service was great, ambiance was great, everything was great but the food was really spot on! The calamari appetizer was so...More

Thank Joncaballero
Reviewed December 27, 2015

We dined at "Avanti" Christmas Eve, only to learn they are in the process of changing hands to become "Camilla's Café." First and foremost, our dinner was quite good. My husband enjoyed a "special" appetizer of buratta and fresh tomatoes; my Caesar salad was quite...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed December 4, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed a very good dinner at Avanti for our 27th anniversary. The restaurant is set back on Delaware Avenue. There is some limited street parking, but the best place to park is in the public lot off of Main Street. The...More

Thank jonahNJ
Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

I have eaten here many times and it has been outstanding. I just had a business lunch there that was really bad. The entire wait staff casually walked back and forth in front of our speaker and disrupted him dozens of times in an hour...More

Thank aweiss00
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 W Delaware Ave, Pennington, NJ 08534-2229
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Pennington
  • Phone Number: +1 609-737-7174
Camillo's Ristorante Italiano, owned and operated by chef Camillo Tortola (Camillo's Cafe), brings you the finest in traditional Italian food from Napoli using only the finest and freshest ingredients. We invite you to come in and enjoy a casual, lively atmosphere alongside Camillo's homemade cooking.
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