VAI's Italian Inspired Restaurant Kitchen + Bar

75% of 4 votes say it's Celiac friendly

916 IL-59, Naperville, IL 60540 Directions

Top Reviews

3 weeks ago

When I asked about gluten free the waitress pointed out all of the vegetarian dishes. Pizza was good and I didn't get sick but too risky with their staff not being trained.

4 weeks ago

I have eaten safely here before but last night I ordered the GF margarita pizza and got sick. I explained to the waiter that I had Celiac Disease and that separate utensils, prep space, etc. were important. He shrugged and acted very nonchalant ... and, I got sick. If you eat here and are Celiac, please explain that you are not simply on a GF diet for fun. Perhaps that would have made a difference for me. All that aside, the pizza was burnt to a crisp. I was so disappointed.

2 months ago
Celiac friendly

Staff knowledgeable and helpful. Gluten-free menu. Food delicious

Gluten Free Features

  • Bread/Buns
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Dedicated Kitchen Space
  • Dessert
  • Pasta
  • Pizza


  • Italian
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Pescetarian Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout
  • Vegetarian Friendly


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9 months ago
Celiac friendly

Server, Lauren, was knowledgeable re GF and offered several options. Meatballs are not gf but spaghetti and sauce are (actually more of a penne-type pasta rather than noodles). GF upcharge for each item is steep - $2.50 for pasta and $3 for pizza. Skip the mediocre pizza bread. It was more like an Udis pizza crust with some parm sprinkled on it and baked; $3 upcharge was not worth it for that. Noise level was a bit loud but will definitely return in the future to try other options.

10 months ago

Amazing Gf vodka pasta and dessert

11 months ago
Celiac friendly

The staff was very helpful and did say that the pizza was cooked in a separate oven and pasta was cooked in separate pots. There were several gfree options for entrees and the desserts. We enjoyed the gfree and regular pizza bread sticks prior to our main course.My daughter has Celiac and loved the bolognese dish and flourless chocolate cake. I had a fantastic salmon dish. Others enjoyed the filet medallions and the spaghetti and meatballs. The mark up for gluten free is a bit higher than most places at $2.50 for pasta amd $3.00 for pizza. We were happy with the outdoor patio seating which was enclosed and had a fire pit. We will be back!!

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