Chez Elle Creperie and Coffeehouse

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 13 ratings

1713 Summit St, Kansas City, MO 64108

(816) 471-2616

Easy to make with Pamela’s Baking & Pancake Mix

Notes
Gluten Free, Vegan, and Buckwheat Batters for crepes

Located in the newly converted historic Summit theater building, Chez Elle Creperie and Coffeehouse, is a welcoming cafe serving fresh crepes, robust coffees and friendly smiles.  We start with only the freshest, hand selected fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses and our made from scratch batters. You can see, smell and enjoy your meal as we create our crepes right in front of you!
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    5 ratingJuly 18, 2016

    its breakfast, what's not to love!!!! I always get the Citron Crepe -GF. Never had a problem with cross contamination. I would take Chez Elle over 1st Watch any day, but its downtown and a bit farther to drive for us to get there 😐

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    5 ratingMay 14, 2016

    I was concerned for the same reason Ryan was! They appeared to clean the griddle and I did not have any reaction. I'm celiac and very sensitive! Will definitely be coming back!

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    2 ratingMarch 12, 2016

    Although the cashier described the process to try and minimize cross contamination, when the chef made my gf crepe he did not follow that description. The griddle was initially wiped down well, but then he forgot what he was doing and put the normal batter on the freshly cleaned griddle. After this misstep, he only swished across the griddle with a dry paper towel once. He also appeared to use the gf utensils on the normal batter he mis-poured and then didn't switch again when he went to make my gf crepe. Overall a sad experience since the crepe looked delicious and we had seen such positive reviews.

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    5 ratingDecember 14, 2015

    sooooooooooo good and vegan friendly

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    5 ratingNovember 07, 2015

    It was like a trip to a gluten free Paris! Absolutely amazing. I asked them to clean the grill and change gloves, no problem.

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    5 ratingOctober 11, 2014

    Awesome! Talked to the cashier about gluten free items. Had them change gloves and wipe off the grill before making my meal and they did. Was happy to see they also have separate utensils stashed up on high shelves that they pull down to make a gluten free item. I had an egg and cheese crepe and it was delicious. I would've ordered a banana Nutella had I not been so full. Oh you can also watch them make your food. This has become increasingly helpful to me now that I have to avoid cross-contamination. I was confident my meal would be safe before I started eating.

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    5 ratingJune 06, 2013

    Delightful experience. The staff was very attentive and took the time to clean the cooking surface. It is wonderful to see businesses like this one providing gluten free meals for people who don't have a choice. We will be back!

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    5 ratingFebruary 27, 2012

    Had a wonderful meal and NO repercussions. We were out with an all options couple and I could enjoy the same foods as them. So much less drama about me. Plus the food is delicious. We went on a Friday and from 5pm-7pm there is a special. For $25 you can get a savory crepe, soup or salad, a sweet crepe and a glass of decent wine!

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    5 ratingJanuary 02, 2012

    Tons of options and the food is excellent!

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    5 ratingOctober 07, 2011

    I have eaten at Chez Elle multiple times and have found it delightful! Not only has the staff bent over backwards to meet my GF needs, but went above and beyond for our recent wedding anniversary. It was on a Sunday, so we went for lunch. We ordered a savory crepe each, mine gluten free while my husband regular. When the staff learned it was a special occasion, they wanted us to choose a dessert crepe on the house. We chose a chocolate cherry delight, and expected it to be modified with a regular GF crepe rather than the chocolate crepe as listed. To our surprise, the chef made a whole batch of GF chocolate batter for just our one dessert! I HIGHLY recommend this excellent restaurant to both regular AND GF clientele.

Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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