Botanas Restaurant and Bar

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 24 ratings

3515 W 76 Country Blvd, Branson, MO 65616

(417) 544-1924
90% of 20 votes say it's Celiac friendly
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    1 ratingSeptember 09, 2016

    I got glutened!!! Ordered chilaquiles, assured that they are gluten-free and had chips, salsa, and cheese dip. Everything was marked on their tiny print, complicated menu as gluten free, but it made me extremely sick...be warned!!

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    3 ratingAugust 07, 2016

    It was ok. Nothing special. Get the cheese dip. Don't get flauntas.

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    5 ratingJuly 16, 2016

    So many options, staff was knowledgeable, food was amazing.

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    5 ratingMay 18, 2016

    As a celiac, I dined here once in 2015 and three times in 2016 and had no gluten reactions. The many gluten-free choices are marked in the menu and most of the staff are knowledgeable. I say "most" because two servers were not fluent in English, but just ask for a manager, if you are not comfortable. We were there on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday. The place was packed on Saturday evening at 6:00, but not overly busy the other two nights. I have been pleased to find a Mexican restaurant where I feel safe and have many good gluten-free choices. Many Mexican restaurants seem not to offer GF options.

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    1 ratingMay 14, 2016

    Very disappointed! We ate here last year and didn't have any problems, but seems to have changed hands since then. We are both celiac and both got VERY Sick from the gluten here! We had chips and salsa, enchiladas verdes and cheese enchiladas so we should have been safe, but no! Very painful experience!! Also, prices have gone way up and portions much smaller!! Will NOT return!!

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    5 ratingMarch 21, 2016

    Extremely knowledgeable and friendly staff. The menu is clearly marked with gluten-free options....and there are so many!! I had chili rellenos for the first time in ten years!! (they were soft, not crisp, but so tasty, I didn't mind). my sister also ordered gf options so I could taste her authentic style enchiladas with a cold cheese. everything was delicious. The price was so very reasonable. We will definitely come back when next we are in Branson!!

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    5 ratingMarch 19, 2016

    This restaurant was awesome! The staff was kind. There were so many gluten free options! I didn't feel limited at all. And the food tasted AMAZING. This was definitely my favorite restaurant to go to in Branson.

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    5 ratingMarch 17, 2016

    We looked and looked for good gluten free places in Branson. We found this amazing place. Such great food and easy to find lots of gluten free options on menu. Just wish we found it first.

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    5 ratingFebruary 06, 2016

    Fantastico!! We love Mexican but have never had any this good! Everything, starting with the elegant colors inside, felt upscale. No chintzy decorations here. The menu was beautifully designed, with wonderful pics and great detail taken with descriptions of options and Gluten Free was available on almost everything!!! Definitely try the Gluten Free quesadillas! Can't wait to go back to Branson to eat here again! We ate here 2 of our 3 days in Branson

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    5 ratingDecember 21, 2015

    Love the food and lots of options!

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    5 ratingDecember 15, 2015

    Excellent service and gf food. Almost the whole menu offers a gf variation.

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    5 ratingJuly 16, 2015

    Great service and selection! Regular menu is marked to show GF options. Just make sure you tell your server that you want the GF option of that meal choice. Food was excellent! I'm a celiac and had no problems at all! Go Enjoy it!

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    5 ratingJuly 05, 2015

    Amazing food, great staff and awesome gluten free options!! My 11 year old with celiac ate and didn't get sick...not even a stomach ache! We will definitely eat here again!

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    5 ratingJune 19, 2015

    Awesome food and lots of options for gluten free. A must while in Branson.

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    5 ratingJune 11, 2015

    Very impressed!

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    5 ratingMay 25, 2015

    Incredibly tasty food. Great food. Excellent service. So-so on atmosphere. Good music. Tons of options that are gluten free. Family friendly.

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    5 ratingAugust 23, 2014

    my husband and son are both Celiac's. Menu is clearly marked so you can tell the options and there are many available. Both had a great meal and did not get sick! Definitely recommend!!

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    4 ratingAugust 10, 2014

    Great place to eat gluten free! Their regular menu has many items marked with a star that can be make GF. Waitress is pleasant. Hubby and I split fajitas for 2. Waitstaff is pleasant. Fed 2 adults and 2 kids for $36.

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    5 ratingJuly 20, 2014

    Love this place. Very knowledgeable about gluten-free food and preparation. I am a Celiac and did not get sick from the food. They have their GF items clearly marked on their menu and their food is phenomenal

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    5 ratingJune 17, 2014

    This was a real treat. The menu is marked with gluten free items, and we could order over 75% of their normal menu items. We liked it so well we came back the next night for our weekend trip. We had enchilada plates, white queso, and a Caribbean shrimp plate with plantains. Both were delicious and we had no problems. I think we'll eat here every time we go to Branson!

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    5 ratingMarch 21, 2014

    I'm a Celiac who gets sick easily and I did NOT get glutened!! My server, George, knew how all the food was prepared and all the ingredients and spices used. He was amazing. my new favorite place in Branson! They take reservations and were packed by the time we left at 7. loved it!

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    5 ratingMay 24, 2013

    Fresh and homemade Mexican and Latin food very well prepared. Many items are available gluten free and are clearly marked on the menu. Also aware of other food allergies. Family owned and operated. Don't let the exterior throw you, the magic is in the kitchen.


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