Papa Razzi goes all out to accommodate GF diners. They have a full GF menu that they post online that includes several pasta dishes along with main dishes like Chicken Parm. The Chicken Parm was amazing! They also give you gluten free rolls to dip in their signature oil (separate container to dip in provided without asking)- they were delicious!
They really take gf seriously. Here's a pro tip. go on Monday nights as they have a special discount!
Love this place and such a great GF menu!! Other Italian places just offer GF pasta as an option, they have an entire menu to choose from with desserts! Pizza is the only thing that I've had issues with.
Finding Gluten Free Veal Parm was just a pipe dream before Papa Razzi came into my life
They were fantastic about my dietary restrictions. I had the gluten free mushroom ravioli which was very flavorful as well as the mozzarella appetizer. There were several other options on the menu that looked tempting too. The staff knew about gluten and the managers oversaw the entire process.
Great place with some of the best gluten free food. The manager came over to our table a few times to make sure everything was ok. The servers are very knowledgable and the gf pasta is delicious!
Tried chicken parm was excellent! Almost thought pasta was the gluten kind it was so good!
They understand gluten free and offer several dishes. The food is good, however, the place can sometimes be very noisy.
If I could give no stars I would. After identifying our party as gluten free we were served items which were not gluten free. While the management was very apologetic that does little to relieve the physical discomfort as a result. We will never return.
Really great menu, and the staff is fantastic about gluten free needs
For celiac people, It's the best place to go, they really take care of you and make you feel comfortable. managers are on top of everything and the waitresses.
Excellent choices for a gluten free menu. Very happy here
One of the best gluten-free pizzas I've had so far -- if not the very best. I actually thought about asking the server just to make sure they didn't serve me a regular crust!
Love it here and always feel safe eating the food. They are very careful and the food is great!
Amazingly careful about GF!!!!! If someone states an allergy, a manager must oversee the entire cooking and preparation process, and they will personally bring it to the table. Gluten-free focaccia bread too! Every sauce is made to order so even things that had dairy in them can be modified.
Amazing gf pasta dishes and bread. Panna cotta is to die for I will occasionally order it to go when I drive past restaurant.
I once discovered a strand of spaghetti in my gluten free ziti, and they informed me that it meant my pasta was cooked in the water with regular pasta and that I should stop eating immediately. they were immediately on top of it, comped our check, called to check on me, let me know they were having a corporate meeting to discuss the mistake. I understand mistakes happen, and they handled it like a good restaurant should.
love! fantastic attention to detail and tasty too! lemon chicken is my fave!!
Most of the items on their menu can be made GF, and everything is really good.
For non-celiacs, I’d say the food is great. I used to go here because the staff is typically knowledgeable at these chains. This one? Not sure if the kitchen didn’t pay attention or the server..? But I was so sick for a full day and will never go back. Got it from their supposed gluten free frier chicken parm. Not gluten free.
While the mozzarella appetizer was delicious, the pizza was so dry it was basically inedible. The dinner roll was awful; don’t waste your time with it. I wish I had ordered a salad instead!! The server talked me into the pizza, saying he loves the GF crust. They still get 3 stars because they were really cautious with and respectful of my allergies
Very knowledgeable and friendly staff. Manager even came out to say the chef was aware of my son’s celiac disease and nut allergies and was taking extra precautions. The pizza was only so-so but in the mozzarella sticks and chicken Parmigiana were fabulous. I highly recommend this place.
We took my son here who has celiac. The waiter was very nice and although I don’t think he really knew what celiac or gluten was, he assured us the pizza was gluten free and precautions were taken to prevent cross contamination. My kids enjoyed the pizza and had no issues. Note that the GF pizza crust only comes in 1 size, so it can’t be subbed out as part of the kids meal.
The best GF pizza I’ve had. Started with the kale salad (delicious) and my husband got the GF ravioli. While that was also good- get the pizza. It’s outstanding. Cheese baked into the crust gives it a wonderful flavor and texture. Also great service here. Will be back!!
My celiac son got violently ill shortly after eating here. The restaurant promised that their g/f items were safe....obviously not. Now my 8 year old is sick...never again will we eat in your restaurant! If you have Celiac, stay far, far away!!
I am vegan gluten free. I was blown away by the service, professionalism, atmosphere. I asked the waiter to have the chef make anything VGF. He knew immediately what I meant. Came back with some suggestions and i ended up w a delicious GF pasta, mushroom, tomato, spinach and garlic dish. They have a good GF menu. The table settings were beautiful -cloth table cloths, good china, high quality utensils. The manager and the chef himself came to the table to make sure i was satisfied. Everyone was fabulous. i can not give enough stars.
I was so excited about all of the gluten free options and so impressed by my waiters seeming knowledge of gluten allergies but when the food came out the food runner gave me "gluten free chicken sandwiches" which is what my friend i was there with had ordered not gluten free. When he said this I said oh no it's the other way around the chicken parm is the one that is gluten free. He said oh my mistake gave me the chicken parm and then went away from the table. I was slightly concerned but assumed that the food runner would not have knowingly served someone with a severe food allergy something extremely high in gluten. Sorry to say I was extremely sick for the rest of the day and night and am appalled that the food runner or waiter would not have said that they made a mistake.
Visited with my gluten eating family, they were fantastic and very knowledgeable about the celiac, gluten free, and cross contamination. Even when our food was brought to the table, it was done so as to not get my gluten free food contaminated. Food was delicious. Will absolutely go back when back in Boston!
Have been about 10 times and have gotten sick twice. One time my reaction was so severe I ended up on morphine throwing up blood. The time I got severely sick THREE managers talked with me (as I told them I've been sick there before) and they promised me my food was safe. Ended up realizing they gave me the gluten free ravioli (could tell by shape) but gave me my dads veal parm. Will never go back and do not recommend for celiacs as when I called to tell them I got sick they really didn't care.
Recommend by another gluten free friend on Instagram (follow along: @celiacinthecity) and SO glad I tried it while visiting Boston!!! GF menu, manager discussed options, server was on top of it and made suggestions, assured me it would be celiac safe. Had chicken parm and it was amazing!!! Will be back any time I'm in Boston!!
While I am not celiac I do have several food intolerances including gluten, eggs & diary. Everyone at Papa Razzi in Boston was wonderful & very accommodating from the Asst General Manager Julian to our waiter. The restaurant has a "scratch kitchen" so they can cook to a customer's needs. I'm not overly sensitive to cross contamination so I cannot speak to whether they have separate gf facilities but they will discuss all that with you. They had egg free gf pasta so they made me a version if their spaghetti vongole - pasta, clams, pancetta, white wine... & I asked them to add shrimp as well in an olive oil & garlic sauce. It was fantastic!
Wow. Is all I can say. My jaw hit the flow when I could actually order fried cheese and chicken parm with pasta Alfredo. It was phenomenal. I devoured as much as I could then took the rest home and could wait to heat it up the next day. No sickness I always wait to review just in case.
They had a GF menu and asked about allergies/restrictions before anyone ordered. I got a warm, GF roll delivered to me with the other appetizers, then a GF margarita pizza. The crust was Against the Grain-esque and the toppings were delicious (especially the sauce). The only thing I wasn't all that into was the cocktail (Rosemary, gin, cranberry- shouldn't have been so bland). I would go back.
I was so excited to try the breaded and fried mozzarella, but the whole meal was just kind of disappointing. My server was extremely nice and checked on me often, but getting my courses from the kitchen was a sloooow process. They were kind of busy and maybe there was extra time for GF precautions in the kitchen, but if that is the case I feel like that should be stated on the menu and/or by the server. I started with the Mista salad, which was described as a mix of Boston Bibb, Red and Romaine lettuces. While the serving was generous, it was about 95% Romaine. The GF roll that was served with the salad ranged from room temperature to cold. Strike 1. The fried mozzarella looked terrific - four slices of breaded and fried cheese surrounding a scoop of marinara. The breading and the marinara tasted good, but the mozzarella itself was extremely bland and the marinara caused the bottom of all four pieces to be soggy. Strike 2. Main course was Pollo Picatta. The sauce was delicious and the risotto was pretty good, but the chicken was overcooked and dry. Strike 3. I did not complain about the first two courses because I was hungry and it was taking so long to get the dishes out. I didn't want to wait for a re-do. But after the third course was yet another disappointment, I said something to the server who immediately got the manager. I didn't say anything about the salad, but I informed him of the soggy mozzarella and the dry chicken. He took the chicken off my bill and promised to speak to the chef about putting the marinara in a cup. The next time I'm in the area I may give them another try.