Lavagna

6 recent ratings
$$ • Italian Restaurant
Reported NOT to have a gluten-free menu, but gluten-free options are available.
Reported GF menu options: Pasta
100% of 5 votes say it's celiac friendly
539 8th St SE
Washington, DC 20003

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Celiac

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Wonderful experience. The gluten free rigatoni was homemade in a separate room and cooked separately with clean water so no cross contamination concern!

Safety


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

— Very

Quality & Quantity


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

Updated 3 weeks ago read full review

Celiac

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I had a wonderful dinner at Lavagna tonight. The waiter was super accommodating and understanding about gluten allergies. The beet salad was delicious! I ordered the GF rigatoni with carbonara and unfortunately I was disappointed by the quality of the pasta. It sort of fell apart in your mouth. Everything else though was delicious and I would totally go back (and get another entree)…

Safety


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

— 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?

— Some

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

— Good

Updated 1 month ago read full review

Celiac

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Gf pasta available and staff very knowledgeable!

Safety


Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

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

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

— Good

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 3 months 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

Categories

  • Italian
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout

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Our family of five ate at this restaurant. Two in the group are celiac with one reacting very severely to even small amounts of gluten. We had no issues whatsoever. Food was wonderful. Gluten free dishes were brought out separately. The bolognese was amazing. All pastas can be made with gluten free penne pasta. It was delicious! Will definitely be visiting again.

Safety


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

— Very

Quality & Quantity


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 lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 4 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Great restaurant with good atmosphere. Server was knowledgeable about GF options, what could be switched out and what had cross contamination. I had the Radiatore primavera with GF rigatoni and it was yummy!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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Excellent restaurant. Wonderful gf pasta can be substituted in many dishes and gf dessert special tonight was chocolate pudding with salty caramel and peanut brittle.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Very knowledgeable regarding gluten allergy. They were able to swap out parts of my meal that could be subject to cross contamination. Food itself was delicious.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Server was knowledgeable and friendly about gf. Almost everything on the menu could be made gluten free. No reaction and the food was fabulous.

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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Lovely little place with delicious dishes and huge portions! Servers are knowledgeable and ready to help you with any substitutions or let you know what is good. Gluten free pasta and yummy brunch!

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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The service is amazing. They were very concerned about the level of gluten allergy before recommending an entree. They even have child size portions, my daughter had marinara sauce on her rigatoni. If you aren't dairy free they even have a great gluten free dessert.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Great homemade GF rigatoni. The bolognese and the pesto were amazing!

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Delicious gf rigatoni with pesto and Italian sausage. Pointed me in the right direction as to which dishes can be made gf. Great! Will go back.

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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Yes, this small, cozy place is perfect for gf eaters. The owner explained that all things but two could be made gf. They had homemade gf noodles that looked just like the wheat ones. Wonderful spot for a couple or family!!!! Delicious pasta and crab!!!

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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