The Old Spaghetti Factory

10 ratings
$$ • Italian Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Pasta
Safety Rating
5 ratings

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189 Trolley Square
Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Most Recent Reviews


Lupus

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They do have gluten free pasta, and the atmosphere was great, but our server was not educated on what had gluten and what didn’t. Online they have a chart with menu options and what allergen ingredients they have, so definitely look at that before going. Unfortunately she gave me salad with dressing containing gluten and my pasta first came out as normal pasta, after I asked to make sure it was GF she brought out actual GF pasta.

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free 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?

— Poor

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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I asked the waiter to see a gluten free menu and they brought me one that said gluten friendly and has a disclaimer that there may be cross contamination. I ordered Alfredo pasta which came with a salad. I didn’t get sick. The waiter was aware when I asked about salad dressings and was nice about my requests. They brought out my dish with a toothpick specifying it was a gluten free meal. I won’t frequent, but I would consider it an option next time I am in slc

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?

— Good

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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They definitely have options for GF so you won't go hungry but the food overall wasn't very good honestly. Atmosphere and service is nice. Appreciate the effort of the accommodation, always.

Updated 6 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

  • Gluten-Free Menu
  • Pasta

Categories

  • Dinner
  • Italian
  • Kid Friendly
  • Restaurant

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Gluten Intolerant

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They have their own gluten free menu and options include gluten free noodles as well as other items. I don't know how strict they are in terms of how close together everything is cooked but they seem to be conscious of people's sensitivities just let your waiter know.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Servers aren't aware of options, pasta is fine, but the chicken is gross. Never had a contamination problem, but the food is simply not good.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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They were very informed about gluten-free. The food was delicious! I didn't get sick, will definitely be going back!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 8 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I've never had a problem and been here often. The GF Mizithra is so tasty!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 9 years ago read full review

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Recently diagnosed celiac! I was pleasantly surprised to see TOSF had a gluten free pasta. It tasted fine. My waiter had no idea about GF so my hope would be that they teach the staff. As far as the options it's fine, they left croutons off my salad and made sure not to bring the bread at the same time as my salad and gf meal. Wouldn't be my first choice because I think the menu is already so limited, but I'd go back if others wanted too.

Updated 9 years ago read full review

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While TOSF has always been a favorite in my family, we were sad to see it no longer an option when my husband was diagnosed celiac. Not two weeks later we learned they had gf pasta. We started eating there, and it was great. This location, in Trolley Square, has declined recently though. The pasta is ALWAYS undercooked to the point of still being raw sometimes. We've had to send our pasta back multiple times until they get it right. When cooked properly, the pasta is amazing! The last time we went (about two weeks ago), my husband became violently ill - he'd been glutenized. The location that is further south of SLC, UT has glutenized my husband EVERY SINGLE TIME we've eaten there. We have a three strike rule - three times of glutenizing us, and you're banned. I am now 100% gluten free as well, and have been diagnosed gluten sensitive (small world!). We cannot take the chance of eating at these locations anymore. They're food is so good, when cooked properly. And their staff has the training, they just don't apply it. We have a waitress bring out our food at the same time as the table next to us, and the bread sloshed into my husband's dish. She fixed everything, handed it out, and left. My husband had to get a new meal, and she got huffy about it. No thanks. I'm sorry, TOSF, but you're banned as far as Utah locations are concerned. I hear there are SEVERAL other locations - maybe we can visit those.

Updated 11 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Symptomatic Celiac

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Separate gluten free menu. Manager will talk to you about gluten free precautions. Staff are well trained.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free 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

Celiac

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Gluten free (they call it “gluten friendly”) menu. Was straightforward, delicious and didn’t feel sick later!

Safety


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

— Very

Quality & Quantity


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

Celiac

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Excellent gluten free pasta. Very helpful server. Had a very good time and did not get sick. Highly recommend.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • 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/All

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers delivery
  • Offers online ordering
Celiac

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They say gluten friendly but said they do use separate water and utensils to try and avoid cc. I hade the Alfredo it was just ok, but no reaction.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


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?

— Average

Symptomatic Celiac

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We had a very enjoyable dinner and experience. Jasmine was knowledgeable, attentive and so kind. Salad, pasta and chicken were all gluten-free! Ask for gf menu.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

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

— Excellent

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