If you find yourself anywhere near the Paceville area, especially with a large appetite, The Avenue is the place to go. Highly popular among locals and tourists alike, this 30-year-old restaurant is always bustling and busy but don’t fret, they have seating for nearly four hundred people. Multiple dining rooms each boast their own unique décor, from mirrors and elegant fabric walls to colourful masks, fashionable clocks and stained glass lights. With a welcoming, comfortable feel and conveniences like free two-hour parking in nearby Portomaso car park, tables for large groups, children’s menus, and even free delivery, it’s appropriate for any occasion. The service is quick, the staff is happily attentive, the food is consistent, and the well-established menu has something for everyone.
Items range from classic dishes to unique selections with plenty of vegetarian options to choose from. The large variety of starters and salads includes prawn cocktail and Caprese salad with mozzarella di bufala. Sections of fish, chicken, burgers and charcoal grilled meats offer quite an assortment, such as octopus in garlic, cheese and bacon burger, chicken curry with rice and beef stroganoff with rice and the house speciality beef wellington. Or choose from over thirty pasta dishes and pizza options, like the traditional pepperoni pizza or spaghetti alla carbonara. If possible, save room for homemade dessert and one of their coffee specials.