BRAVO! Cucina Italiana

5 ratings
$$$ • Italian Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Pasta
Safety Rating
2 ratings

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286 North Adams Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48309

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Celiac

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They have changed their menu. Only a few pasta dishes and steak or salmon. I ordered a pasta dish but the waiter realized it was not gf noodles. They made the dish again but it wasn’t anything great. I didn’t get sick but it will be awhile before I go back.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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There are many gluten free options on the menu, but they do call out they cannot ensure GF cooking practices. My dish came out littered with bread crumbs. Upon getting it a second time, the pasta (which is just boxed from the store) was extremely over cooked and the sauce has no flavor.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

This establishment is NOT a dedicated gluten-free facility and may not be safe for those with celiac disease. Please contact the establishment directly to inquire about safety precautions.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Gluten-Free Menu
  • Pasta

Categories

  • Dinner
  • Italian
  • Restaurant

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Celiac

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So happy I found this place on this app. Today was my fiance's birthday and he wanted Italian. I'm always upset about going to Italian places because of the bread, etc. but this place was incredible. Our server was friendly and accommodating, they do not serve bread (which may sound selfish but I was stoked), and the flavors were fantastic! I had the BRAVO! Chopped Salad, the Pasta Pomodoro with Chicken, and we split a bottle of Reisling. For the first time in a long time my stomach is bigger than normal from being full instead of being glutened. They also offered him a choice of three complimentary desserts for his birthday. Even though it's 30 miles from our house we will definitely be back!

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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Gluten Free Menu with many options. I had the pasta with chicken, spinach, tomatoes (w/o mushrooms) with a garlic sauce. Sooo good! Compared to other places so far, one of the best gf menu with options yet.

Updated 11 years ago read full review

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The head chef spent nearly ten minutes in the phone and in person going over ingredients for making a steak salad gluten and dairy free including dressings. My girlfriend is gluten, dairy and has multiple other allergies. He was so kind and never once made me feel like an inconvenience. We will definitely be going here again.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

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Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
Gluten Intolerant

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The menu was clearly marked with what can be made gluten free- but the waitress said they are getting updated menus soon as they have more available. They were very accommodating.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

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NOT CELIAC FRIENDLY. DON'T TRUST THEM. NO GLUTEN FREE PASTA!

We went specifically because our daughter (celiac) wanted pasta. The server, and then the manager, confirmed that they cook the gluten-free pasta in the same water as the traditional pasta! Crazy but true. The manager then rudely and defiantly fed us some b.s. that the water temp keeps the pasta gluten free and they did not have room for a pot of dedicated water. Smaller restaurants are capable of doing it, why not them? "Gluten transfers to gluten-free pasta when cooked in shared pasta cooking water." - ScienceDirect

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much/None

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Poor

Gluten Sensitive

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I ate there last evening. They did not have a gf menu, but a few items were marked that they could prepare gf. I chose the shrimp scampi. It was prepared with gf rotini, the only gf pasta they had. It was delicious. The dish came out with 2 pieces of non-gf garlic crostini. If you're concerned about cross contamination, I'd avoid this place. The only dessert they had that could be prepared gf was vanilla Gelato!

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Not very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Celiac

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AWFUL! I got the chopped salad which I was told would be gluten free. Not only did I find a bug in my food but had an awful stomach ache after. the staff and chef were rude as well. Quality has gone down tremendously lately.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much/None

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Poor

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