il vecchio

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 16 ratings
$$Gluten Free Menu, Dairy-Free, Vegan Friendly + 3 more

110 Central Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 Directions

(831) 324-4282
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    5 ratingApril 12, 2017

    Staff knows which menu items are gluten free!

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    5 ratingJune 04, 2016

    Delicious food. GF items clearly marked. All starters were gf when I went. Salami platter starter and chicken Marsala were GF and delicious!! Great atmosphere as well.

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    4 ratingMay 27, 2016

    Many gluten free options. Had the chicken Marsala which was tasty. The wait staff was very attentive. The only negative comment (reason for 4 rating instead of 5) is that they don't do subs on the side dishes. The entree I wanted had a side I didn't want which made me switch. I can't recall having this issue in any restaurant and found this a bit unusual for a higher end place.

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    3 ratingMay 16, 2016

    Nice to have options with the menu being clearly labeled, but my filet was a bit overpriced for the quality (very fatty). Loved the atmosphere though!

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    5 ratingFebruary 09, 2016

    Brilliant. My wife is a very sensitive coeliac and we had the pleasure of dining at il vechio whilst on holiday. Staff were very knowledgeable and accommodating, and the options tremendous. No adverse reactions and would recommend GF or not.

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    5 ratingMarch 12, 2015

    Couldn't have been better. I had the rock cod, veggies and spinach salad. Lemon sorbet. Woke up feeling fine so no contamination.

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    5 ratingJanuary 22, 2014

    As a local, Il Vecchio is one of my favorite go-to places. Warm, convivial and comfortable, nicely appointed tho not fancy. They seem knowledgeable about gluten and the menu has many GF options. Everything I've tried here has been wonderful - soups, polenta, meats, veggies, desserts. Prices are very moderate and the wine is affordable. Service is attentive and leisurely (i.e., they don't rush you). This place was a hit with locals from the start and lives up to the accolades. Warning: the daily Workers Lunch menu consists of salad and pasta dishes only, and certain evenings are "chefs choice" with no substitutions, so call ahead to be sure the GF menu is available, if you go.

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    2 ratingDecember 23, 2013

    For lunch during the week the only gluten free option is potato soup with salad.

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    5 ratingJuly 25, 2013

    Really good food, friendly casual atmosphere, and menu is clearly marked for gf and vegan.

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    1 ratingJune 15, 2013

    I have celiac and had begun yo think i am not sensitive but eating out twice in Monterey I have been sick. They have Lots of choices. Delicious food. I had filet mignon with potatoes and a salad. Server kept saying allergy to flour. I explained wheat, barley and rye. Menu may say gluten free but I don't trust it.

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    5 ratingJune 09, 2013

    This place is amazing! Food is the best I've had eating out in a long time. The staff members are educated on GF and know the menu well. Large selection across the menu and not one bad thing we tried. My husband and I enjoyed a zucchini appetizer, two orders of the chicken cacciatore, a side of broccoli, a side of Yukon potatoes, an order of limoncello gelato, two fruit drinks, and a glass of wine for under $70!!! Every bite was wonderful even though we were painfully stuffed afterwards. We will be going back even though its an hour away.

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    5 ratingDecember 13, 2012

    Excellent food and service. Not only gluten free but also dairy free requested and they were very accommodating Thanks for making our dining experience so special

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    5 ratingDecember 12, 2012

    This restaurant was amazing. Their menu has all gluten free items listed clearly and they offer some vegan options. They were very helpful and careful to specify gf on the ticket to avoid cross-contamination. Very happy.

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    5 ratingNovember 08, 2012

    fresh, delicious. friendly service. Gf friendly.

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    5 ratingApril 27, 2012

    AMAZING FOOD. Most the menu is gluten free and the kitchen is safe too. :)

Gluten-Free Features

  • Gluten Free Menu


  • Dairy-Free
  • Italian
  • Pescetarian Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Vegan Friendly
12 pm - 1:30 pm, 5 pm - 9 pm
12 pm - 1:30 pm, 5 pm - 9 pm
12 pm - 1:30 pm, 5 pm - 9 pm
12 pm - 1:30 pm, 5 pm - 9 pm
12 pm - 1:30 pm, 5 pm - 9 pm
5 pm - 9 pm
10 am - 1 pm, 5 pm - 9 pm

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