Burger 21

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 22 ratings

1601 Town Center Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803

(863) 937-8002
100% of 13 votes say it's Celiac friendly
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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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    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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    4 ratingApril 22, 2016

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    Loved my gluten free pizza burger and sweet potato fries. I am in the introductory phase of the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP). I have only been to two restaurants in four months. Three hours later and I feel good. I usually have symptoms by now. Good sign that there was no contamination. So glad because the burger was very yummy. I don't think the beef was grass fed, but worth the opportunity to eat out.

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    5 ratingApril 21, 2016

    20304 Trout Creek Dr #106, Tampa, FL 33647

    Excellent gluten free menu. Clearly labeled sauce bar.

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    5 ratingApril 18, 2016

    4192 Conroy Road, Orlando, FL 32839

    Delicious!!! The gluten free menu is wonderful. It's so nice to go to a restaurant and not have to worry about what you are ordering.

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    5 ratingApril 17, 2016

    4860 McKnight Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

    This restaurant has a dedicated fryer, a condiment bar with "GF" label on many of the sauces, and a GF bun. I ordered a GF bun with cheese for my 6 year old daughter. They made it after many frustrated keystrokes at the cash register thingy, but they charged me for an adult burger...around $8 I think. The only vegetarian GF option is fries and ice cream.

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    5 ratingApril 08, 2016

    Gulf Coast Main St, Fort Myers, FL 33913

    Food was awesome ,dedicated gluten free cooking area. and frier!

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    5 ratingApril 06, 2016

    14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

    My wife and daughter have many allergies and dietary restrictions. This is the only place outside of Disney World that my wife feels comfortable eating out at. They are super careful, knowledgeable and use separate preparation areas.

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    5 ratingApril 01, 2016

    11777 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618

    By for the best cheeseburger and fries I have had. Never contaminated me, I'm always looking for a reason to drive to Tampa just for Burger 21! I can only hope they put one by my house.

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    5 ratingMarch 27, 2016

    43800 Central Station Dr, Ashburn, VA 20147

    GREAT GF menu! The hamburgers are awesome, and they have a dedicated fryer. GF sauces are marked, and they even have a GF kid's menu. Our new favorite family meal out!

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    5 ratingMarch 25, 2016

    14650 South La Grange Road, Orland Park, IL 60462

    Great gf buns and fries.

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    5 ratingMarch 13, 2016

    9664 W Linebaugh Ave, Tampa, FL 33626

    Great burgers never had an issue eating there. GF fries are great as well.

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    5 ratingMarch 10, 2016

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    The gf buns were so much better than ones we've had at other local burger places, the option to choose between regular and sweet potato fries was a welcome change from the usual, and all the condiments were very clearly labelled as to whether they were gf as well. The bananas foster milkshake is a new favorite!! Even my almost 4 yr old picky eater enjoyed his food. Highly recommend!

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    5 ratingMarch 07, 2016

    14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

    What a great find! I stumbled upon Burger 21 when I saw a Facebook post that they were donating 10% of their sales that day to the Charlotte Celiac Connection. I had an awesome Philly Burger, fries, and a peanut butter chocolate shake - all gluten free and so tasty. The bun was excellent; not small or crumbly, in fact it seemed like a normal bun! They get them from a local bakery. Needless to say, we went back a week later!

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    5 ratingFebruary 26, 2016

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    Excellent place to eat my wife had no problems and her food was clearly marked

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    5 ratingFebruary 21, 2016

    Gulf Coast Main St, Fort Myers, FL 33913

    Very knowledgeable about gluten free foods and cross contamination. They have a gluten free menu and clearly label which sauces are gluten free. They also use a separate area in the kitchen to prep gfree food and have a dedicated deep frier. Delicious burgers and fries!

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    5 ratingFebruary 19, 2016

    7171 Lake Andrew Dr #102, Melbourne, FL 32940

    Awesome GF menu. Buns are great, separate areas in the kitchen. Always feel safe at B21

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    5 ratingFebruary 14, 2016

    2949 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306

    Gf menu, great burgers & buns, safe fries but be sure to say gf because of seasoning. My favorite burger and fry place.

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    5 ratingFebruary 14, 2016

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    My boyfriend and I eat here a lot. They have a seperate fryer for fries, seperate milkshake machine and ingredients and have very good gluten free buns!

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    5 ratingFebruary 13, 2016

    14650 South La Grange Road, Orland Park, IL 60462

    Great burger joint for GF options! Has dedicated kitchen space to cook food and a dedicated fryer for french fries! Dee-lish!

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    5 ratingFebruary 06, 2016

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

    Excellent service and the food is wonderful! I have eaten here twice and had no issues which is rare for me!

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    5 ratingFebruary 04, 2016

    43800 Central Station Dr, Ashburn, VA 20147

    Very very safe!! Cooked in a separate area. Even better - its delicious!!!

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    5 ratingJanuary 31, 2016

    Gulf Coast Main St, Fort Myers, FL 33913

    So happy to have found this place! My burger and fries were great! I had a mini panic attack at first because I thought I was eating a gluten bun since I'm so used to them tasting like cardboard. I asked the waitress twice to make sure it was GF! It was! And those sweet potatoes fries.. yum! They have a dedicated fryer and kitchen space. I thought for sure I would feel bad the next day but I was fine. No gluten symptoms at all! I can't wait to go back!!

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    5 ratingJanuary 31, 2016

    14220 Bradford Green Square, Cary, NC 27519

    Great burgers, dedicated fryer and very gf knowledgable. My husband has celiac and it's hard to trust when places say gf and don't cross contaminate. This place is awesome and he NEVER has a problem. The best part is it's absolutely delicious!

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    1 ratingJanuary 18, 2016

    11777 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618

    I was assured my order was completely gluten free and would be safely handled. I got very sick after eating here.

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    5 ratingJanuary 16, 2016

    2451 South University Drive, Davie, FL 33324

    Great crew! Very clean facility. Fantastic burger and sweet potato fries. Meal came out very clearly marked as GF. I will be back for sure! Went back again and had the same wonderful experience and food! 1/15/16.

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    5 ratingJanuary 15, 2016

    7171 Lake Andrew Dr #102, Melbourne, FL 32940

    Love this place! So happy we have a location near us. We used to drive to millennia.

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    5 ratingJanuary 12, 2016

    2949 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306

    Amazing Gluten Free Burgers and Buns. French Fries also. Very Celiac friendly. I have never gotten sick from eating here. Thank you!

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    5 ratingJanuary 10, 2016

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

    We love Burger 21. As a mom to 3 boys gluten free this exceeds our expectations every time. They have a gluten free menu and the fry sauces are clearly labeled gluten free or not. We love the sweet potato fries here.

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    5 ratingJanuary 07, 2016

    7171 Lake Andrew Dr #102, Melbourne, FL 32940

    We love this place! GF bread, fries and shakes!!!

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    5 ratingJanuary 02, 2016

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    I love this place. They have a dedicated fryer and milk shake machine for those that are gluten free. They always make sure to mark the bag for takeout with a gluten free sticker. If you eat there they will ask who at the table had the gluten free option. No issues whatsoever.

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    5 ratingJanuary 02, 2016

    3385 Woodward Crossing Blvd #350, Buford, GA 30519

    Very good gluten free menu.

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    5 ratingJanuary 01, 2016

    14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

    This was hands down the best GF place we have ever eaten. The staff was very knowledgeable. There is a separate prep area and designated fryer. The food was excellent also. Absolutely no ill-effects after eating here. Waiting for more of these franchises to open!

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    5 ratingDecember 31, 2015

    2451 South University Drive, Davie, FL 33324

    Amazing place! The cheesy bacon burger with GF bun was delicious!

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    5 ratingDecember 29, 2015

    2451 South University Drive, Davie, FL 33324

    Yes great place gluten free buns and they cook the sweet potato fries in gluten free oil! They are amazing and have plenty of options

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    1 ratingDecember 29, 2015

    2451 South University Drive, Davie, FL 33324

    Made me sick. I have celiac

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    4 ratingDecember 27, 2015

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    Food was v good but they gave me my sons unglutenfree burger. I ate a couple bites. Then they gave me a new one

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    5 ratingDecember 22, 2015

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    I am an extremely sensitive celiac and they have yet to make me even slightly sick. I have eaten here monthly since Dec 2014.

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    5 ratingDecember 22, 2015

    12109 Town Center Blvd, Voorhees Township, New Jersey 08043

    My son loves this place. As parents we love it too knowing that they are very mindful of my sons condition

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    5 ratingDecember 19, 2015

    14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

    Tasty burgers, great GF buns, dedicated frier for yummy fries. Fun variety of GF sauces for dipping in. Separate GF menu.

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    5 ratingDecember 18, 2015

    3385 Woodward Crossing Blvd #350, Buford, GA 30519

    Myself & boys love love burger 21

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    5 ratingDecember 14, 2015

    14220 Bradford Green Square, Cary, NC 27519

    Gluten free buns, menu and a dedicated fryer. Staff all seemed well trained and made us feel comfortable from the start. They also have a separate grill space for GF orders. Liked having a few dipping sauce options clearly labeled as GF. I'm not sure if it was the manager or owner operator, but he went out of his way to make us feel comfortable and checked on us during our meal as well. Great experience overall and the food was tasty.

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    5 ratingDecember 13, 2015

    9664 W Linebaugh Ave, Tampa, FL 33626

    Extremely well trained staff, full flavor burgers, dedicated fryer for fries, and a sauce bar with many many options. I couldn't ask for more!

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    5 ratingDecember 11, 2015

    14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

    Had a beautiful seasonal salad just by switching out the dressing. Staff was knowledge and cautious. Salad is made in a separate area.

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    1 ratingDecember 09, 2015

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    I have Celiac's and I've gotten extremely ill twice after taking out from here. They have a gluten free menu, a gluten free prep area, and my food was in a separate bag from the gluten items. I really wanted to like this restaurant. Try at your own risk.

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    5 ratingDecember 06, 2015

    622 Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

    Excellent food. Gluten free bun was the best I've eaten.

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    5 ratingDecember 05, 2015

    20304 Trout Creek Dr #106, Tampa, FL 33647

    Great gluten free menu!

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    5 ratingDecember 01, 2015

    14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

    Great food, gluten free buns and shakes. We've eaten here many times and my wife has never gotten sick.

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    5 ratingNovember 28, 2015

    14220 Bradford Green Square, Cary, NC 27519

    Great place! Super nice manager and he explained how their kitchen is kept slept for gf food prep. Very safe to eat! Will definitely be back again!


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