Martinelli's Little Italy

23 ratings
$$ • Italian Restaurant
100% of 6 votes say it's celiac friendly
158 South Santa Fe Avenue
Salina, KS 67401

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Celiac

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Separate gluten-free menu is available, and the pasta dishes are available made with a gluten-free rice pasta. It’s a little odd using what I think of as an Asian noodle with Italian sauces, but once I got over that, I enjoyed the taste of my Carbonara. The waiter didn’t know how to make a plain hamburger for my son though. Odd.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • 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?

— 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 kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 1 month ago read full review

Celiac

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Offer rice pasta and GF pizza. All sauces are GF.

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?

— Most

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

— Excellent

Updated 3 months ago read full review

Celiac

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We went at a busy time. The wait staff seemed knowledgeable, but forgot to tell us the sauce on the side had gluten. Recommend going on off days or hours. Seating outside available.

Updated 9 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

  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

  • Delivery
  • Healthy
  • Italian
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Online Ordering
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout

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Not celiac

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Delicious. Knowledgeable staff. Familiar with allergy

Safety


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

— 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

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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We totally enjoyed our meal here!! Came with family while visiting Salina and enjoyed the pizza and pasta. Appreciated the knowledgeable staff. Can’t wait to return!!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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I mentioned to our server that I have celiac, so the manager came to our table and explained that they have a separate prep area for gluten free—this put my mind at ease, and I was able to enjoy my dinner. At our server’s recommendation, I ordered the tilapia piccata with vegetables. It was delicious and exceeded my expectations! The whole family left feeling happy and full for a reasonable price, and I had no symptoms later on.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Great food and knowledge staff. One of our favorite places.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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Very good! Eaten here twice and it’s delicious!!

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Staff was very friendly and understood my questions. Food was good and I did not get sick. I didn’t try the gf pasta however. The chicken and vegetables were really good but plain. Next time I would ask for some sauce on it All of their sauces were gluten free.

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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My mother and I ate here 2 weeks ago. When we were seated I told the hostess that I have celiac disease and would need a gluten free menu. She didn't act like she cared. Then they brought out glasses of water which were caked in crumbs from the dishwasher. My gut told me to run right then, but we had been traveling all day and were starving. I politely sent the water back because the glass really was disgusting. I ordered a glass of wine as well, that glass was caked in crumbs too. I ordered the chicken alfredo with broccoli. It was good but I started swelling before we even left the restaurant. I dealt with the effects of the gluten contamination for the next 10 days or so. I'm finally beginning to feel better. I don't feel like my food had gluten in it but it was definitely contaminated from the environment.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I was so excited to find this place when stopped over in Salina! They seemed to know about Celiac & at there with no problem. They bring (gluten) bread to the table, so be prepared to ward off cross-contamination. I had spaghetti with Italian sausage. The sausage was good, the pasts just average. I'd go back!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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very reasonably priced for a huge portion. gf pasta and marinara was delicious . good service.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Love this place and took good care of my need for GF.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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This is our second time here and both times have been wonderful. great service and food. The gluten free noodles hold together remarkably well.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Not celiac

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Ate there a year ago and counting down the days until I'm in Salina to go again! Loved it. My daughter and I are GF and had no issues.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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so disappointed in this restaurant. my gluten free pasta came out with non gluten free pasta in it. only way that could happen is cook in the same water.. cross contamination!

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Great food. Great gf. Stephanie our waitress was very nice.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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The service was exceptional and they were very knowledgeable about their gf options. They had a gluten free menu and could make many items gf. I will definitely go again.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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Yummy!! Even my non gf hubs loved the gf pasta with chicken, broccoli and Alfredo sauce. Cappuccino gelato!!!! Great, quick service!

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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GF pasta with mix and match sauces as well as really good GF pizza crust. Very friendly staff and cute atmosphere.

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Just about all of their pasta dishes can be substituted with gluten free pasta. There is a slight up charge, but the prices are so reasonable, you won't see the difference from the comparable chains. All of their sauces are gluten free, so you can mix and match to your hearts content. This place its a definite must for gluten freers who miss their pasta fix!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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They have a GF menu and the food is very good.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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