Il Fornaio

4 ratings
$$$ • Italian Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Dessert, Pasta
Safety Rating
3 ratings

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1800 Rosecrans Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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Celiac

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Big gluten free menu, including several parades and entrees. Food is good! A bit on the pricey side.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Really unimpressed with the food, we had the peppercorn chicken and pasta bolognese, the chicken was dry and bland and the pasta was that tough gluten free type pasta that has that waxy consistency. Service and ambience is great, but the food just isn't worth the reality high prices.

Updated 10 years ago read full review

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Great GF Menu- nice staff that checked in with me a lot. I will be back here for sure when I need my pasta fix!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 10 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

  • Dessert
  • Gluten-Free Menu
  • Pasta

Categories

  • Dinner
  • Italian
  • Restaurant

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Celiac

Overall Rating

Review


Big gluten free menu. Went here with a group (all gluten eaters except for me) and everyone enjoyed.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 10 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Symptomatic Celiac

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Review


Had some delicious gluten free pasta! Servers are very knowledgeable and helpful.

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?

— Most/All

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

— Excellent

Gluten Sensitive

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Excellent service, great GF menu mods. I ordered the Beet/Arugula salad w/o goat chs and the GF pesca DI mare. It was delicious and I will return.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the 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

Overall Rating

Review


Absolutely fantastic! Our waitress was knowledgeable and we had a lot of options to choose from, including dessert. Really great find!

Safety


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

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

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

Symptomatic Celiac

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Review


The reviews were very mixed but we went here based on the most recent great review. I would advise against going here. My son has celiac and I asked our server about cross contamination and boiling in the same water and all those questions. They delivered the food and said it was gluten free when it arrived and my son definitely got glutened.

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?

— Below Average

Symptomatic Celiac

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First off the wait to even get our server to the table was extremely long. Our server was very rude and dismissive towards celiac and was not understanding. The pasta was SUPER good(a little too good for gluten free) i got the gluten free pasta with bolognese sauce. After not even 10 minutes my stomach started to hurt and now 2 hours later I have a heating pad on my stomach and can’t even walk. Great food but not great for da belly.

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

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

— Poor

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