Fratello's

6 recent ratings
$$ • Italian Restaurant
80% of 5 votes say it's celiac friendly
799 Union Ave
Laconia, NH 03246

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Very confused- reviews of this location are amazing yet I didn’t feel safe eating here. Do not order a salad! The worst of my experience was after informing the staff I have a gluten and dairy allergy and cannot have cross contact, I received a salad with bits of cheese not once, but three times! Once is a mistake, 3 times is just not okay. The manager informed me that she “was not surprised to hear of the bits of cheese since the prep station for salads are all together and the girls are making it all at once.” If she was not surprised why didn’t she notify me ahead of time when I specifically said I couldn’t have cross contact!? Was super nervous to continue the meal, but for my family’s sake I took their word that the kitchen is different than the salad prep. Got chicken with broccoli and penne with olive oil, it was just okay but thankfully I didn’t get sick. Wouldn’t rush back

Safety


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

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free 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?

— Average

Updated 1 month ago read full review

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My son is celiac. Had dinner there twice. Full gluten free menu. Pasta the first night. Pizza the next. Food, service and atmosphere all good. Will go back again.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free 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?

— Good

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  • Good for kids
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Angels Sang As a celiac, eating out is a ......drag. The most I can hope for at most restaurants is a salad snd some shrimp cocktail. Last night changed the game. Not only is the property elegant but the service was top notch. Diners can eat in the well appointed lounge or wait for a table. Downstairs ,a classic pianist plays dinner music. But all that pales in comparison to ....A FULL GLUTEN FREE MENU. Each signature dish was recreated with zero gluten. Cheesy bread sticks, pasta fra Diablo, Woodfired pizza.....the list goes on and on. As if all that wasn’t enough, there was one more surprise. A gluten free chocolate mousse encased in chocolate ganache. Thank you, chef, for the best dining experience I’ve had in forever.

Updated 2 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

  • Pasta
  • Pizza

Categories

  • Italian
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout
  • Vegetarian Friendly

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Fire roasted veggie pasta
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Breadsticks - so yummy!!
Gluten free chicken broccoli Alfredo
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I want to start off by saying the pizza is phenomenal. I had no problem with the pizza. The atmosphere was fantastic as well. Never had any problems with cross contamination or the gf breadsticks. My issue was with the pasta. I got the creamy broccoli chicken Alfredo and it had a really off-putting taste to it. I was really disappointed because I love pasta with some good sauce. It tasted so odd to me, as if it had been preserved or coated with a plastic tinge or had a plastic burn to it. The chicken was in whole pieces at the bottom of the dish, rather than being cut up and mixed with the pasta and broccoli. May try coming here again with friends who aren’t as big foodies as me because I’m sure the non gf stuff is good too.

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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Two girls with celiac. Four times we have eaten here( they love the piano and gluten free bread sticks). Each time they pick something new and enjoy the not getting sick after. Fratello’s is worth the one hour drive for us.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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Very good food and service. I had the breadsticks which is Against the Grain pizza crust sliced long and the fire roasted veggie pasta.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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Menu item stated gluten free but tested positive with Nima tester. Item was replaced for free but haddock was really watery and bland. Family had no complaints with their dishes.

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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Eat here, and got a pasta dish, was sick for a week after. Ordered the same thing in Manchester location a week before and no issues

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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They had a separate gf menu which was nice... but the food was super bad. One of the dishes we ordered had raw chicken in it. They also offer more gf breadsticks, which is actually an extra $5- and it's literally plain pizza crust.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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Dedicated gf menu. The pizza / bread dough was amazing!! It had almost a puff pastry consistency to it. The bread sticks were to die for!!! Atmosphere was nice with someone playing the piano on the grand piano. I'd go back to Laconia just for the food =)

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Celiac

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Very knowledgeable, excellent meal.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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Great service and great food! they use similar gf bread/crust like "against the grain" which i LOVE. the atmosphere was nice as there was someone playing the piano on the main floor. the mussels were delicious!

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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The server was amazing and very educated! Large menu selection and all very delicious

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Celiac

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Service was slow and waitress brought me a gluten pasta dish - I only questioned because I thought I remembers the menu said penne not linguini. Pasta needed seasoning once I got the right dish. The gf flatbread was decent but I had to ask for separate butter/spreads.

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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Service was a little slow, but they had a gluten free menu with a much larger selection than most. The food tasted fantastic.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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I am a celiac with other allergies and they have always gone above and beyond to accommodate me. Delicious! Last visit I brought my own pasta as I can't have theirs and had a fantastic seafood meal! My visitors love it too!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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Amazing service and great gluten free menu! Definitely taking my family back again and again!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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Separate, fairly extensive gluten-free menu. Pretty good food.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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The gf options are great here! There's tons! I hadn't had chicken broccoli Alfredo since I went gluten free 2 years ago. It was delicious! The flatbread ap was great! The decor is interesting but I realized it was an old bank when I saw the vault with a table inside. Wish I had room for dessert!

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Amazzzzzing gluten free carrot cake! Pizza is awesome! Yum!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Not the BEST pasta, but certainly alright. There was way too much marinara sauce on my pasta, and it wasn't the type of pasta that would absorb sauce well. It was dissapointing when they brought out exquisite fresh bread for everyone else who wasn't eating gf (I was the only one in my party) and they had nothing to accomodate. I also didn't understand why a regular pasta dish with sauce was $11, but alfredo and broccoli was $20 (really? double the price?). They did have many menu options though, so that was a very nice plus. They also serve gf mixed drinks and have a lowered price happy hour.

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Not celiac

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Great god menu. Pasta was very good

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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My wife and I eat here frequently. I have Celiac and have found that Fratello's pasta is among the best. I loved the seafood alfredo before my diagnosis and even though it's not on the gf menu, they always take the time to make it when I stop in.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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Staff knowledgable and everyone very nice but my wife got really sick after eating here. The food was delicious so we think they served her regular pasta instead of GF!

Haven't been back again yet but I think we will try it again.

Updated 8 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Great Italian food that can be ordered gluten free. They have more gf pasta options than I have see at any other place. I ordered chicken and broccoli Alfredo. I definitely would like to go back and try their gf lasagna and brick oven pizza.

For those who are dining with non-gf people, my boyfriend said his food was tasty as wll and they have large portions.

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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Delicious GF pasta and they went out of their way to make me a dairy free seafood sauce to go with it!

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Not celiac

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The manager Matt was very helpful; staff were knowledgeable

Updated 9 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Not celiac

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EXCELLENT!!! Best gluten free pizza and breadsticks I have ever eaten! I’m extremely gluten sensitive and had no problem eating here.

Safety


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

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free 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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good with other allergies
Celiac

Overall Rating

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for takeout
Not celiac

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Great gluten free menu and service.

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Great meal. Started with the bread sticks then on to the guten free ziti with Meat sauce added mushrooms. Big finnish with the Tiramasu!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Excellent service had the chicken Parmesan it was delicious and no issues

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