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Aventino's Italian Restaurant

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5800 Lovell Ave, 170, Fort Worth, TX 76107-5028
+1 817-570-7940
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Ft. Worth
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Very easy to get in for a quiet business lunch during the day. The service was great, but the food is just the typical Americanized pasta with unremarkable sauce.

Thank Deborah597
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153 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We were greeted at the door by a very pleasant individual and seated immediately in the front room which is small with just a few tables. Our server was also very pleasant but the food service was very slow. We were disappointed to learn that the Focaccia Mozzarella was unavailable. It was only 7 PM, so learning that they had... More 

Thank L S
Benbrook, TX
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

So we went with another couple last night (Monday) to Aventino's. This was based on the majority of favorable ratings and reviews on yelp. Now I understand that it was a Monday night. But we were greeted by the news that they were out of mozzarella, so the focaccia bread was incomplete, and they were also out of one of... More 

Thank tgr3
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I am always treated like family and the food is fantastic.Small but great on atmosphere and service.

Thank Alan S
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I went to Aventino's with my family to celebrate my sister starting school at TCU. The service and food were both awesome! I called an hour before to make a reservation and they had our table and ready even though we arrived early. We tried a variety of different dishes and all we're phenomenal. I would definitely recommend the Rosa... More 

Thank Kelly M
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I typically have the raviolis but I have a new favorite. If I had to choose a last meal the Pasta Primavera at Aventinos is one of the top 5 dishes of any food group that I have eaten. I highly encourage anyone living or visiting in the DFW area to make the drive to enjoy this family run delight.

Thank Tim T
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

After consuming a lot of barbecue and steak, we opted for some Italian food. We looked up some Italian restaurants and decided to leave the Stockyards area and selected a neighborhood restaurant. How fortunate for us. The service was terrific, attentive without being intrusive, and the food was delightful.The menu was well priced and varied. My wife selected a veal... More 

Thank EagleII
Hurst, Texas
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I can't complain about the food, it was delicious.........When it finally arrived. We had reservations for 8 people at 7 pm. We were on time and our table was waiting. We all ordered our drinks (there is no bar) and appitizers. Everything moved well up to that point. By 7:15 she had taken our orders and then it went down... More 

Thank Linda C
Norman, Oklahoma
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

I am on assignment to Fort Worth, been living apart from my family for 10 months. So when my wife visits, I always want a nice romantic place for dinner, a little wine and good conversation. A friend recommended Aventinos to fulfill all of my criteria. Located in a simple strip mall, you walk in was were immediately greeted by... More 

Thank Ladnero
Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Our family & friends had a wonderful group dinner with entree choices of Salmon over Spinach as gluten free option, Lasagna, Shrimp Scampi or Chicken Parmesan. Having one side of the restaurant to ourselves was great, the antipasto platter was incredibly good and the servers were friendly and helpful. We will definitely go back the next time we are in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5800 Lovell Ave, 170, Fort Worth, TX 76107-5028
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fort Worth
  • Phone Number: +1 817-570-7940
Aventino's Italian Restaurant has reopened with the original family Italian concept and menu that made it one of Fort Worth's most beloved Italian restaurants for more than 28 years.Erica Paez Hight, daughter of Olga and Al Paez, the founders of the original Aventino's Ristorante, along with her husband, Chris Hight, reopened Aventino's in early 2012 just blocks from its original location off Camp Bowie in west Fort Worth.You can find the new Aventino's at 5800 Lovell Ave. (the same shopping center as Mama's Pizza and Community Trust Bank).

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?