Lo Stella Ristorante

2 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 2 votes say it's celiac friendly
1135 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204

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Celiac

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Excellent experience here. We had celiac marked in the reservation and they got a new pot of pasta water heating before coming to the table. I also watched them use a new cutting board when preparing my entree. Was able to have cocktail, salad, entree, and dessert — all delicious.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

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?

— Excellent

Updated 9 months ago read full review

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The best gluten free pasta I ever had

Really good quality and quantity

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Completely dedicated gluten-free kitchen
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Good with other allergies
Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Delicious, authentic Italian food.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 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

  • Reported to have dedicated kitchen space
  • Pasta

Categories

  • Allergy Friendly
  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Healthy
  • Italian
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout
  • Vegan Friendly

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Not celiac

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The gf pasta is fusilli-shaped (corkscrew), and there's a basic red sauce, pesto, and bolognese as far as sauce options to match.

They were busy when I went (7:30pm on a weeknight) so I didn't get to ask in detail about other menu items, but the fusilli with pesto was buttery, balanced with plenty of green basil and garlic, and a perfect portion size. Fresh grated Parmesan from our server gave it granules of perfection. Don't tell the chef but I added a little bit of salt, delicious! Didn't even notice the gf-ness of the pasta, flavor and texture was seamless to me. No adverse reactions and my system is sensitive. I'll be back!

Might want to go when it's slow if you want to ask about menu options in more detail.

Great spot for a date! Warm, cozy, elegant glassware and setting.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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They have a glass window all around the kitchen. By chance I sat right by the window and watched my pasta bolognese made. I was very impressed. It's not a dedicated kitchen. They don't have a dedicated menu. But I watched as they had the pan with my bolognese on a separate burner and cooked my pasta in a fresh pot of water. I watched as he carefully twisted up the noodles so they wouldn't touch the underside of the skillet. The plates were away from the other plates. Oh, and it was really great! I make a great bolognese and I would have swallowed it in one gulp if I could!! Now I went late so it wasn't too busy. We'll see if they are so cautious when they are slammed. I'll definitely be back though.

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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