Burger 21

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 24 ratings

1601 Town Center Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803

(863) 937-8002
100% of 15 votes say it's Celiac friendly
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    5 ratingSeptember 12, 2016

    LOVE LOVE LOVE this place!!! The bun is SO good! I even had a free burger and they made it gluten free for no extra charge. HIGHLY RECOMMEND. Even the sauces are labeled for you GF.

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    5 ratingMay 16, 2016

    Great GF menu. Have a separate area to prepare the GF meals and are very knowledgeable. Highly recommend. One of my go to GF restaurants.

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    5 ratingMarch 05, 2016

    was happy to get a full gluten free burger and fries. I had the Black n' Blue burger. Excellent!

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    3 ratingSeptember 07, 2015

    The burger was very good, the bun had a good taste and texture. The staff was not very knowledge. Frankly, I wanted to throttle the cashier after talking with her. The manager was much better, but they had already lost my confidence and trust.

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    5 ratingApril 23, 2015

    Amazing burgers & fries great staff very tasty!!!! And the vanilla milkshake = bliss!

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    5 ratingApril 03, 2015

    A large variety of GF options from salads, burgers, and shakes to fries. Dedicated GF fryer! Moist succulent beef on an awesome tasting soft GF roll. Gluten Intolerance Group helped them provide GF. Shakes are some of the best I've ever tried.

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    5 ratingDecember 28, 2014

    WONDERFUL experience! We loved it. Burgers were tasty, felt very safe after questioning staff. Can order french fries even!!!! (Separate fryer used). The buns were so soft and tasty. We are probably going back again tomorrow!!!

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    5 ratingDecember 13, 2014

    Best GF burger EVER!!

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    5 ratingNovember 02, 2014

    I love it when I don't have to ask for a gluten free menu! The burgers are delicious, the fries are amazing, and even the "sauce bar" has GF labels to let you know which items are safe. Great to find a safe place to eat when traveling!

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    5 ratingApril 22, 2014

    French Meadows buns stood up to a single burger but doubt they be good for a double. Loose grind means a juicy burger with a great sear. Bad news is fries are cooked in soy. You pay for fries even if you cannot eat them. Disabled friendly lighting and seats. I will stick with WDW as it was 2 hours driving for burger and shakes. Toll road is expensive. Great for west coast persons who are not soy free.

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    5 ratingApril 18, 2014

    Great menu, informed staff, & kid friendly. No issues for my child with celiacs.

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    5 ratingJanuary 24, 2014

    LOVE THIS PLACE! I not Gotton ill at any of their establishments & I've been to a few during my travels.

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    5 ratingNovember 26, 2013

    very good and safe....got to try it

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    5 ratingSeptember 26, 2013

    Awesome burgers! Great GF menu!

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    5 ratingFebruary 23, 2013

    I love this place! The food is great. The staff is friendly and helpful. They have all of their sauces clearly labeled GF or not. I'll be going back.

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    4 ratingNovember 30, 2012

    Good food, decent menu! Staff was knowledgeable

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    5 ratingOctober 02, 2012

    One of the BEST GF places ever! Awesome!

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    5 ratingSeptember 01, 2012

    They have a GF Menu with Awesome food which includes GF fries!!

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    5 ratingAugust 04, 2012

    Large gluten free menu including buns for burgers

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    1 ratingDecember 03, 2016

    12109 Town Center Blvd, Voorhees Township, New Jersey 08043

    waited over 30 minutes still waiting...others waited 45 minutes and left...they were the second people to leave...im goin to leave too...heard the fries were good ...but i have no clue...im out

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    5 ratingNovember 19, 2016

    9664 W Linebaugh Ave, Tampa, FL 33626

    Great gluten free menu- they are up by the register. Shroom burger and fries were very good! They also have gluten free beer (prairie path!). Will absolutely be back!!!

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    5 ratingNovember 04, 2016

    Gulf Coast Main St, Fort Myers, FL 33913

    oh so delicious! the bun is amazing. I had to question if it truly was gf. This is a must visit place every time I am in this area!

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    5 ratingOctober 21, 2016

    14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

    Great attention to food allergy concerns. Dedicated fryer, GF items marked and brought out separately from other food. This is my favorite and safest place to eat a quick and delicious meal!

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    5 ratingOctober 16, 2016

    4192 Conroy Road, Orlando, FL 32839

    Great food and they are very careful to make sure the food is safe before it comes out to the table.

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    4 ratingOctober 12, 2016

    Gulf Coast Main St, Fort Myers, FL 33913

    Nice Restaurant and nice gf Burger! Only thing to add to the other reviews: It's not a restaurant it is a good and special fast food restaurant!

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    5 ratingOctober 06, 2016

    4192 Conroy Road, Orlando, FL 32839

    Awesome shakes. Amazing burgers. And they have gluten free buns. Amazing. I wish there were near me

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    5 ratingOctober 04, 2016

    7171 Lake Andrew Dr #102, Melbourne, FL 32940

    It is celiac safe. Delicious Angus Burger. it was so good..I felt like I was cheating.

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    5 ratingSeptember 29, 2016

    1601 Town Center Dr S, Lakeland, FL 33803

    Nice casual burger place with good-quality fresh beef and delicious GF buns from French Meadow bakery. Separate fryer, both regular and sweet potato fry options, and the sauces are clearly marked GF, and they are in big containers with pump bottles so low contamination risk. Have eaten here several times with no problems.

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    5 ratingSeptember 19, 2016

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    Dedicated gluten free space. Everything came out with a gluten free sticker, too. Have been twice and did not get sick either time. The food here was delicious. I was so happy to order a hamburger that had a bun, and a bun that tasted like a regular bun at that. The burgers were just the right size (not gigantic like some places), and the milkshakes were made to order from fresh ingredients. Sorey Five Guys, but this is my new go to place when in Albany!

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    5 ratingSeptember 11, 2016

    14220 Bradford Green Square, Cary, NC 27519

    great selection and amazing French fries! love this place!

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    5 ratingSeptember 08, 2016

    14220 Bradford Green Square, Cary, NC 27519

    Great GF options...yummy gf buns and dedicated fryer. Food is delicious!

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    5 ratingSeptember 03, 2016

    2451 South University Drive, Davie, FL 33324

    The burger buns are the best I've had. They also have french fries and sweet potato fries that you can order gluten free. They make them in a dedicated frier. I've never gotten sick.

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    5 ratingAugust 29, 2016

    21305 Windmill Parc Dr #160, Sterling, VA 20166

    This is a new location. The food was just as good as always and I didn't get sick at all. I had a pick up order and had trouble finding the place. The owner had them cook new fries for me because the original ones were getting old. I'll definitely be back.

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    4 ratingAugust 23, 2016

    9664 W Linebaugh Ave, Tampa, FL 33626

    Almost always VERY good, but every once and a while comes out too salty! The gf bun is awesome.

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    5 ratingAugust 19, 2016

    5757 Main St #100, Frisco, TX 75034

    Great experience! Gluten free menu, dedicated french fry frier with regular and sweet potato fries. Even the pump sauce bar is labeled which sauces are gluten free. I didn't try the gluten free bun, but the burger and both kinds of fries were delicious! There is even the fancy pick your flavor soft drink machine. I did not get sick. I have found my new go to burger spot!

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    5 ratingAugust 18, 2016

    5757 Main St #100, Frisco, TX 75034

    This place is delicious! They have a gf bun, from French Meadow Bakery, and the fries are cooked in a separate fryer (both sweet & regular)! The gf menu has burger and salad options on it with an option for kids.

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    5 ratingAugust 17, 2016

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    I stopped here on my drive from Buffalo to Boston. After terrible luck with food in WNY, this was a very welcome stop. They have a separate menu with quite a few options. I sat at the milkshake bar, and the woman behind the counter explained that there was a completely separate GF area of the kitchen (or perhaps a separate kitchen all together), and her decision to work there stemmed from the fact that she had gluten sensitivity and other food allergies and felt safe at work. I got a plain burger and sweet potato fries, and they were absolutely delicious! I wish I'd had room to try one of their GF milkshakes, because the options looked wonderful! There are multiple Burger21 locations, but none in cities that I frequent. Come to Boston!

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    5 ratingAugust 13, 2016

    Gulf Coast Main St, Fort Myers, FL 33913

    The best burger, fries and milkshake my daughter with celiac has had! Our entire family loved it! The staff made being gf easy πŸ˜€

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    5 ratingAugust 09, 2016

    4192 Conroy Road, Orlando, FL 32839

    Celiac Heaven. Lots to choose from: burgers, buns, fries etc πŸ”πŸŸπŸ˜‹πŸ˜

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    5 ratingAugust 05, 2016

    14220 Bradford Green Square, Cary, NC 27519

    Great selection of gluten free foods! Dedicated fryer for french fries and the milkshakes are made in a separate container. Dipping sauces for fries are clearly marked gluten free. Will look for this chain whenever I travel.

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    5 ratingJuly 28, 2016

    7171 Lake Andrew Dr #102, Melbourne, FL 32940

    GF options are plenty and the burgers are delicious. Gluten free sweet potato fries - so good!

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    5 ratingJuly 22, 2016

    43800 Central Station Dr, Ashburn, VA 20147

    Separate grill, fryer and milk shake maker. A separate server for all GF items. The buns are amazing. Def our favorite burger joint!

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    5 ratingJuly 22, 2016

    14220 Bradford Green Square, Cary, NC 27519

    Okay I have not eaten here yet, but it sounds great. I called to clarify some things: Are the shakes gf? The answer I was given was YES, they can be made gf. Might want to ask more questions, but it sounds good. Secondly, it lists gf beer, but they mean cider - Angry Orchard. I wish they would carry my favorite beer - Red Bridge. The ciders don't really go with food.

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    5 ratingJuly 19, 2016

    14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

    Wow! That was the BEST cheeseburger I have eaten since 1997! I am amazed at what a difference the bun made! The burger was cooked the way I wanted, not pre-cooked. Burger 21 just made my Top 3 favorite restaurants! Thank you Monica, y'all do a great job!

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    5 ratingJuly 18, 2016

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    Passing through after a nerve wracking weekend in the countryside of northern NY state. Had such a hard time with GF food up there. Hitting me this place on my way home was stellar.

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    5 ratingJuly 18, 2016

    4192 Conroy Road, Orlando, FL 32839

    Amazing!!!!!!!!! They are so careful with gluten free and even put stickers on them to be safe! The milkshakes are safe and delicious. The service is amazing and kind and the burgers are out of this world!!! This deserves way more than five stars, definitely celiac friendlyπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘β­οΈβ­οΈβ­οΈβ­οΈβ­οΈβ­οΈβ­οΈβ­οΈβ­οΈβ­οΈβ­οΈ -Colleen, her daughter

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    5 ratingJuly 17, 2016

    Gulf Coast Main St, Fort Myers, FL 33913

    Love this place, I always know i can safely eat gf here. Wish they had gluten free beer.

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    5 ratingJuly 10, 2016

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    Very good fast casual burger place. We went yesterday while visiting Albany from NYC. We had read the good reviews on this app and are so glad they we true! Nice place, separate prep area for GF food and they clearly marked our children's GF food and brought it to our table separately. We had no issues afterwards (and our one daughter is extremely sensitive). It was nice to be able to order GF fries and shakes. Their condiments were also clearly labeled as GF (or not). We will be back next time we visit the Albany area.

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    5 ratingJuly 06, 2016

    9664 W Linebaugh Ave, Tampa, FL 33626

    We have eaten here many times and every time our GF order is treated carefully. Their GF food is amazing and we love having a family friendly place that is so accommodating.

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    5 ratingJuly 05, 2016

    7171 Lake Andrew Dr #102, Melbourne, FL 32940

    The GF burger and fries were hot and delicious. Staff knowledgeable. Will be back. Very safe for Celiacs.

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    5 ratingJune 22, 2016

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    All i can say is WOW!! They are amazing here!! My burger and fries were delicious. Every one here is so friendly and accommodating and they treat celiac seriously. They label your food with a gluten free sticker and bring it to the table separately. I can not wait to go back and try all the burgers. No stress -no worry -just enjoy your food here.

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    5 ratingJune 17, 2016

    11777 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618

    Burgers and fries were delicious! Had lots of GF choices. Workers were helpful.

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    4 ratingJune 12, 2016

    2451 South University Drive, Davie, FL 33324

    Staff was knowledgeable. I skipped the fries since I'm paranoid. I don't eat out much at all so this was a leap. Burger was good (not amazing but good), milkshake was delicious. Food was brought out separately and marked. They said they make the milkshake with a separate spindle to avoid cc. Good experience, didn't get sick.

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    5 ratingJune 10, 2016

    12109 Town Center Blvd, Voorhees Township, New Jersey 08043

    Great food and fast service. Safe place for celiacs.

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    5 ratingJune 07, 2016

    3385 Woodward Crossing Blvd #350, Buford, GA 30519

    They cook the burgers to order. Friendly staff and love the fries. The one thing I don't like is the overly processed sauces. Otherwise good eats! The GF bun is the bomb.com.

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    5 ratingJune 05, 2016

    2949 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306

    Best gluten free bun I've ever had and milkshakes are supremely good.

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    5 ratingJune 05, 2016

    2949 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306

    Amazing food!! Hamburger on a bun and French fries a celiac's dream. A must go!

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    5 ratingJune 03, 2016

    4192 Conroy Road, Orlando, FL 32839

    The sweet potatoe fries were delicious as well as the burger/gf burger. the chocolate peanut butter shake was super yummy and the staff was proud to serve me. they even brought out my burger separately and told me how my food would be prepared.

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    5 ratingMay 28, 2016

    43800 Central Station Dr, Ashburn, VA 20147

    Excellent burgers and fries prepared separately. Very aware of GF and warn you about everything, even the shakes.

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    5 ratingMay 24, 2016

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    It really doesn't get much better than this for a gluten free burger. Hands down one of my favorite places to get a burger since I found out I had a wheat allergy.

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    5 ratingMay 23, 2016

    3385 Woodward Crossing Blvd #350, Buford, GA 30519

    Great burgers! Nice staff!!

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    5 ratingMay 19, 2016

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    Amazing! A celiac dream!

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    5 ratingMay 18, 2016

    2949 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306

    quite good, gluten free bun and fries.

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    5 ratingMay 15, 2016

    14650 South La Grange Road, Orland Park, IL 60462

    Excellent food and service. My wife, (who has a gluten allergy), and I have eaten here 3 times, and my wife has had no issues with cross contamination at all. They seem to have a good understanding of what the gluten allergy really means, and take it seriously.

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    4 ratingMay 13, 2016

    14650 South La Grange Road, Orland Park, IL 60462

    Love how Gluten free friendly they are. They have 10 sauces you can dip your fries in or add to your burger. The beauty is they are clearly marked GF so you know what is safe. The best part is 7-10 ARE GF!

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    5 ratingMay 05, 2016

    11300 Medlock Bridge Rd #350, Johns Creek, GA 30097

    Outstanding! Really knowledgeable and careful. Our new favorite burger place.

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    5 ratingApril 29, 2016

    11777 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618

    3 out of 4 in our family are celiac and we have never been contaminated. We eat here every two weeks and have been well taken care of (especially by Jack)! We love Burger 21! One tip that I was too shy to stick to when I was first diagnosed-- always ask for the manager if you need to order gluten free!! Employees often don't care because they are not individually responsible for the mistakes of the franchise. Managers are!!! Once my son was diagnosed with celiac as well, I got over my shyness for his health!

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    1 ratingApril 23, 2016

    43800 Central Station Dr, Ashburn, VA 20147

    Unfortunately, for me I got glutened after eating one of their burgers.

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    4 ratingApril 23, 2016

    7171 Lake Andrew Dr #102, Melbourne, FL 32940

    So, I was really hopeful about this place after reading reviews. I don't know if my experience was bad because the cashier that took our order was clueless about celiac. I told her I was celiac and needed GF, then asked her if the fries are cooked in the same fryer basket with breaded food and she proceeded to show me the different size baskets that the fries come in (small, medium, large)... That should've been my first clue. The burger was extremely salty, greasy and undercooked. I woke up later that night hurling my guts up.. :-( I gave it 3 stars because they do have a lot of options that may be safe for a non-celiac.


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