Explained to the server that I'm GF.. Ordered salad came with croutons on it . Definitely not a GF restaurant. Not worth the risk .
Do not eat here if you have Celiac Disease. Definite cross-contamination on the GF pasta. They will toast a piece of GF bread for you, but I doubt they use a separate toaster. They probably don't boil their GF pasta separately. I feel like I got hit by an 18-wheeler after eating there last night. I will definitely not return.
Had the salmon it was amazing!!! Told the waiter I had celiac he brought me out my own gf roll and own butter, checked on all the sauces for me and made sure I had an excellent experience... Only down side was only one cheesecake was made gf that night!
Awesome place which has many options. Make sure you say you have a gluten allergy. They have a whole menu with many options
In my experience, they treat gluten sensitivities like a fad diet and therefore do not take it seriously. My server could have cared less. I did not feel safe at all. Will not be back and it's a shame since this was one of my favorite restaurants before.
When they are not crowded they are great. I ask for the manager before being seated too which works great.
They went from having no options to having tons of options. They have a whole gluten-free menu now which includes pasta! I didn't feel like I was the gluten-free person at the table. I just felt like I was out to dinner with my family. The staff could be a bit more knowledgable though. More training on allergies. It's not enough to just try when someone has Celiac. No room for error.
horrible. I specifically said I have celiac and ordered 2 hours ahead and they have me bread and croutons on my salad. went back to get it fixed and asked for just a salad with grilled chicken, they gave me spinach, no lettuce, a tomato, 2 slices of cucumber and no chicken.
Gluten free pasta is great! They do have issues with cross contamination but didn't bother me. The gf cheesecake was not gf at all though, but not sure if they gave me the regular slice instead by accident - receipt didn't say gf when I checked after
They are working on a gf menu and when I was there a few months ago they said by this summer. Fingers crossed they create a gf cheesecake option!
Terrible. Not GF
Not GF at all. They state this themselves.
They do not offer a gf menu and are extremely in accommodating. Had a server refuse to give me the check until I ordered cheesecake and explained to him multiple times that I was allergic. Sad because this was one of my favorite spots before becoming gf.
Very surprised to see this restaurant on the list. My experience at any Cheesecake Factory has been unpleasant. I was discouraged from ordering anything other than a beverage & side salad without a dressing. I would prefer & understand if they would say that they cannot accommodate allergies.
DO NOT EXPECT TOTALLY GLUTEN FREE. Everything can be cross contaminated. They have a lot of choices, if you can handle the chance of getting some gluten. We are not celiac but have still had some problems eating there, even when ordering the gluten free items. Cheesecake Factory is not very clear on their menu that things can be cross contaminated. For example, everything is cooked in the same fryer.
Although they mark many options as "gluten-free" on their menu, it would be wise to ask about the preparation of the specific item you are ordering. After I inquired further, I was informed that anything in the fryer (although many are labeled gluten free) are not celiac safe, as they do not have dedicated fryers. Such a bummer, since one wouldn't necessarily even think to ask about fryers as things that are fried are specifically labeled as gluten free.
The service was beyond what I had expected and my waiter was very kind, and helped me find the right gluten free dinner for me. I got the 4 cheese pasta and it was out of the world delicious. I would recommend my waiter again, and was so happy that I was able to eat here. I want and will DEFINITELY come back, and am very excited that this is another gluten free option for me.***
Fortunate enough to have a server who was extra considerate. They brought it to our attention that even though the menu item is GF it is prepared in "shared" cookware/water! The Godiva flourless chocolate cake is delicious :)
Great place to eat! So many gluten free options on the menu and the staff is very helpful and nice. My celiac daughter got a kids cheeseburger with a gluten free bun, and did not have a reaction! Also, delicious Godiva gluten free chocolate cheesecake! Definitely recommend!
The Godiva chocolate cheesecake brings me back over and over!
Be careful what you order and ask questions! Had my heart set on Pasta Carbonara, which is made with gf pasta upon request. However, the gf pasta is made in the same water as the regular pasta. Ordered the tamale cakes instead and they were great. Our server was excellent and very knowledgeable. They have a lot of offer in the gluten free department, just remember to ask about the items first and you'll be fine.
My son was so excited to have so many options. He decided on a cheeseburger on a Gluten Free roll, French fries and Godiva GF cheesecake.
The Colonie New York location seems to have their act together now. I ordered the 4 cheese pasta and it was very good. The server seemed to understand celiac . She also remembered when it came time for desert and offered me the only gluten free cheesecake selection they have which is chocolate. Will certainly go again.
They have a decent amount of gluten free options. However, they offer Godiva cheesecake as the gluten free cheesecake but Godiva chocolate is not gluten free! Their vinaigrette dressing is also not gluten free because it uses malt vinegar.
Was contaminated(a gluten free pasta dish), tried it again a second time with an entirely different meal (a chicken dish with rice) and was contaminated again. Will never go again.
I like eating there using their gluten free menu but I am wondering how careful they really are. Have had acid reflux attacks after eating there and am not sure if it is related to gluten in the food or just plain old indigestion. The gf salad tastes great but I am questioning how safe it really is. Eat there with caution.
Just learned that CF has gluten free options this past week! We ate there last night and it was delicious! I had lemon herb roasted chicken. We ate there tonight and my gf mushroom hamburger came with a gf bun! I expected a bunless burger, but this was a nice surprise. Fries were offered and I asked if they were fixed in a dedicated fryer; the server checked and said yes, but the regular fryer was right next to it and the chef suggested there was a chance of cross contamination, so I passed on the fries. A wonderful experience!
I ordered a salad and my husband had a burger with gf bun. the fries are listed as gf but when we asked the server who then asked the manager, they couldn't verify that the dedicated fryer was actually dedicated. they switch the oil between the three fryers to clean it (not sure how that works) and they use all three fryers to fry wonton, chips etc in morning. so, don't order the fries or tortilla chips. the salad had too much dressing too.
I've been scared to try Cheesecake Factory because I haven't seen fantastic reviews...overall I had a decent experience. Waiter seemed to be knowledgeable. I had the delicious 4 cheese pasta. I didn't feel any strong symptoms after (although I am asymptotic for the most part) the only disappointment is that they really don't have many options, especially for the size of their menu!!
They do have many items flagged as being gluten free by request. They only have one gluten free cheesecake though. The waiter was not knowledgeable, but did offer to ask if things were gluten free & wasn't irritated by all the questions. I had the roasted chicken & it was good. Three hours later feeling a little off, but not ill.
We had the corn cakes and lettuce wraps from the guiltless menu as well as a Godiva cheesecake no whip. I had plenty of options to choose from for food. My only complaint is that there is only one cheesecake that is GF and it would be so easy to make more. Just eliminate the crust!
Have been here twice and had a great meal both times. The first time I ordered my pasta carbonara without peas and it came out with peas but they quickly remade my meal and gave it to me for few. Very pricey but very worth it and the chocolate cheesecake is to die for!!!!!!!
the menu features a GF icon next to items that can prepared GF.
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