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Avli Restaurant

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566 Chestnut St, Ste 11, Winnetka, IL 60093-2228 (Spruce)
+1 847-446-9300
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Longboat Key, Florida
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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend. Had the grape leaves and white fish. My wife had the scallops (great). Good selection of beers

Thank LbkFla
Wilmette, Illinois
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103 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After trying (unsuccessfully) to grab a table at Avli the previous weekend, my wife and I did the smart thing and made a reservation for 7pm this Saturday night and, arriving on time, we were seated out on a fully-enclosed, heated patio (our choice). Although we had looked at the menu online, we spent some extra time reviewing our choices... More 

Thank MikeGPortland
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met a group of friends here for dinner. They sat us in a corner which was great and it allowed us to have a less distracting and nice conversations. The restaurant is Greek food and everybody at our table enjoyed every last bite. Good selection of tap beers and bottled wines. We will be back when the weather warms up... More 

1 Thank Robert S
Chicago, IL
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Nine of us ladies went out to celebrate a birthday on Saturday night. The restaurant put us in our own adorable private room. Our waiter, Nikko, was so helpful friendly and attentive. We even learned a little Greek! Don't skip out on the wide assortment of tasty and creative appetizers and small plates. We had a delicious shrimp topped with... More 

1 Thank TheFinkFamily
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131 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I love this place! I have an eight and a 10-year-old little boy and every time we go I told them we're going to Greece! Great atmosphere order the flaming cheese good cocktails salads entrées fantastic service a nice fireplace in the winter Porch in the summer

1 Thank fraink
Chicago, Illinois
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Avli is a fantastic Greek restaurant with traditional fare and options for all. The location is great and the courtyard is a beautiful retreat. The service was excellent - prompt and attentive. The atmosphere is upscale, but not pretentious and is a mix of couples, families and small groups. We enjoyed the avgolemono soup, fried zucchini and saganaki for starters.... More 

1 Thank FreqFlier2010
Saint Louis, Missouri
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107 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We had our choice of any place on the NorthShore. We are so glad we chose Avli! Amazing options on the menu, so all of us could enjoy something different. My lamb burger was outstanding with a spicy feta sauce. Don't miss this place!

1 Thank audrasena
Winnetka, IL
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Service is usually poor; dishes are inconsistent. Nice little "outdoor" space that has a retractable roof. Not my first choice in the area.

Thank kimh8129
Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is a very nice place for Greek food in the north shore. We like the appetizers and side dishes (beets with skordalia, gigante beans, octopus, lentils, horta) more than the main dishes. There is a very pleasant patio and a nice selection of Greek wines.

1 Thank SRe411
Winnetka, Illinois
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Avli is an up-scale Greek restaurant with delicious food and reasonable prices. Casual, hip, atmosphere and excellent service. Highly Recommended!

1 Thank emann60

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 566 Chestnut St, Ste 11, Winnetka, IL 60093-2228
  • Public Transportation: The Winnetka stop of the Metra Northern Line is approximately 2 blocks from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Winnetka
  • Phone Number: +1 847-446-9300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?