Costa Vida

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 5 ratings

1952 N 2000 W, Clinton, UT 84015

(801) 825-7744
$ Under $10 per entree
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We have worked diligently to remove wheat gluten from all our sauces, dressings, sauces and proteins. Natural glutens remain only in our flour and wheat tortillas and in two desserts--tres leches and key lime pie. This means that we offer "oceans of gluten-free choices" in our menu. All of these items are gluten-free: all enchiladas, all tacos, all salads (without the flour or wheat tortilla), all nachos, and our chicken tortilla soup...which uses corn strips. And, we can easily make all burritos with corn tortillas, enchilada-style. Just ask!
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    5 ratingMarch 15, 2014

    The staff here was very knowledgeable and accommodating to provide an excellent gluten-free meal.

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    5 ratingNovember 24, 2012

    So super impressed with Costa Vida! As soon as we told them we needed gluten free, the employee changed his gloves and he was the only person to handle the food prep (it is usually passed down the line). Love that nearly everything is GF there. It's our new go-to!

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    5 ratingSeptember 14, 2012

    This was my first time eating at a restaurant, needing gluten free, and they were so accommodating! They went out of their way to explain their procedures and tell me they have a lot of gluten free customers, so I wouldn't be so nervous. Food was great as well!!

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    5 ratingDecember 04, 2011

    So many gluten free options.

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    5 ratingJuly 26, 2014

    1091 N Bluff St, St George, UT 84770

    Loved loved LOVED this place! Not only is the food amazing but the girl there was so accommodating to my gluten free needs! I didn't even have to ask her to change her gloves, as soon as I said "I heard you have gluten free food here" she told me "yes let me changed gloves and wash my hands" she was so sweet I love gonna be my number 1 go to place wen I come to Utah!

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    4 ratingJuly 23, 2014

    10005 Commons St #280, Lone Tree, CO 80124

    Once you tell the staff you have a gluten allergy they are very aware and change gloves. Their nachos are the best! I'm a very sensitive celiac and have never been sick here. We're regulars :-)

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    1 ratingJuly 15, 2014

    1200 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84604

    I see that they are gig trained but I got so glutened by them. I'm in agony. I had to ask them a lot of things to be sure that there was no cross contamination, but I guess it wasn't enough. Either their workers touch the ingredients to the tortillas (which I saw one do after I was wrung up), they share common cutting services, or they don't really know what makes a food glyren free. I'm extremely upset and should've been tipped off when they aid, "so thst means you. Any h do dairy..." Gig trained-yeah right! They don't follow it if they are. Do not eat here if you have celiac disease. They are set up like chipotle and I never get duck from there, so they obviously have a lot to learn!

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    5 ratingJuly 11, 2014

    485 N 2nd E, Rexburg, ID 83440

    they were so nice and accommodating. they all understood what I needed. the food was great.

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    5 ratingJuly 10, 2014

    190 South 400 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

    Very Impressed with the care taken to eliminate cross contamination... Change of gloves, seperation work station, etc. The food is fresh tasting and comparable to a Chipotle or Moe's in style. I ordered and greatly enjoyed the tacos. The corn tortillas were unusually good (let's be honest, soft corn tortillas are normally dismal). My kids (also celiacs) ordered tacos as well. We shared queso which was on the thin side but tasty. I would eat here again in a heartbeat.

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    5 ratingJuly 08, 2014

    2045 West Highway 40, Vernal, UT 84078

    Great food! Only a few things actually contain gluten-most of the menu is gluten free to start with.

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    5 ratingJune 26, 2014

    1621 N State St, Orem, UT 84057

    We eat here once a week at least my favorite restaurant so careful with gluten free

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    5 ratingJune 22, 2014

    1010 E 2100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84106-3590

    This location is very well educated on GF practices. They were very careful not to cross contaminate on both cooking surfaces and utensils. All of their options are great! It was refreshing to walk into a restaurant and not have them give you a blank look when you ask about gf practices.

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    4 ratingJune 18, 2014

    3340 N Eagle Rd, Meridian, ID 83646

    very good food :) fast food, good price (for 3 people),love the pork! I gave it a four star because of the theme, when I walk in I fell like I am at California (ocean) then when I walk in the bathroom the theme goes with the food. Score on rice milk too!

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    5 ratingJune 13, 2014

    1336 Foothill Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

    Always awesome with giving special attention to gluten free! Brenda is the best manager ever!!

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    1 ratingJune 04, 2014

    4009 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87402

    We unfortunately did not receive the glove changing and my daughter's "GF" soup came with a flour tortilla which I only intercepted after she had taken a few bites. Terrible service, to say the very least. So, if you like hipsters that ignore you when you remind them three times that it needs to be GF, this is the place for you. Really too bad because food is pretty good.

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    4 ratingMay 23, 2014

    190 South 400 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

    I placed a phone order and the woman on the line was very patient though a little hard to understand. We ordered burritos and asked for corn tortillas. The portions were good and the food tasted real and fresh though it was bland and pretty bare bones. I would have liked more options and more authentic flavors but overall it was good and no one got sick so I'd eat there again.

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    5 ratingMay 15, 2014

    485 N 2nd E, Rexburg, ID 83440

    Sooooooo delicious and very cautious! Plus you watch them make it so it puts your nerves at ease.

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    3 ratingMay 02, 2014

    21152 E Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

    I gave it a three due to the great service on the GF side. The guy making my food asked if he needed to change his gloves due to Celiac. On the other hand I didn't care for the food. I will go back to Chipotle any day over Costa Vida.

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    5 ratingApril 21, 2014

    3312 Decker Lake Dr, West Valley City, UT 84119

    They are so amazing and knowledgeable! They have a cook who tries so dang hard to make the perfect GF burrito. I've never appreciated a restaurant as much as I appreciate them and their hard work. I got contaminated once and it was with a new employee. They are so awesome! They occasionally run out of corn tortillas due to being near the Maverick Center and the Hale Center Theater, but that's understandable.

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    5 ratingApril 10, 2014

    3340 N Eagle Rd, Meridian, ID 83646

    So so yummy and very careful about gluten sensitivity!

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    5 ratingApril 08, 2014

    2376 Red Cliffs Dr, St George, UT 84790

    This is a great place to eat gluten free. Yummy, healthy fresh mex! They change their gloves and are good with cross contamination.

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    4 ratingApril 07, 2014

    2376 Red Cliffs Dr, St George, UT 84790

    Very friendly and great tasting Mexican food. They are very knowable of gluten sensitivity and ALWAYS wash their hands and re-glove before making my meals. :)

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    5 ratingMarch 23, 2014

    639 N Market Pl Dr, Centerville, UT 84014

    I think that it was great! you can get anything in gf except for only one item on their menu! definitely I am going back! ;)

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    5 ratingMarch 15, 2014

    115 Hwy 291, Lee's Summit, MO 64063

    Great GF menu options. Wonderful good and service. So glad we're close to this!

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    2 ratingMarch 15, 2014

    768 W 1425 N, Layton, UT 84041

    I was surprised at the comments for the Layton Costa Vida. My wife had to ask them to change gloves. Apparently the evening staff is not as aware as the other people. The Costa Vida in Clinton IS very aware.

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    5 ratingMarch 10, 2014

    1475 Eureka Rd, Roseville, CA 95661

    We've been eating here since just after they opened and have had nothing but wonderful experiences. As soon as we say "gluten free" whoever is helping us immediately changes gloves and completes the entire order. Now we usually don't have to ask since they recognize us. Add the delicious food and generous servings to the helpful service, and we've never been disappointed.

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    5 ratingMarch 02, 2014

    190 South 400 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

    I love this place!! When you say "gluten free" they wash their hands and change their gloves like a surgeon going into the O.R. If only surgery was as precise as their salad and taco making skills I'd have a new nose.

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    5 ratingMarch 02, 2014

    3312 Decker Lake Dr, West Valley City, UT 84119

    I have been to this location a few times and am always impressed at how knowledgeable the staff is about GF and cross contamination. There was one time we went in and a newer worker forgot and tried to put lettuce on my salad with tongs that she used to flip the tortillas. She was quickly stopped by the manager. I was impressed that I didn't have to speak and say something and that the situation was handled. I have never gotten sick from this location.

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    5 ratingFebruary 26, 2014

    10369 S State St, Sandy, UT 84070

    Lots of GF options. I love this place!

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    5 ratingFebruary 20, 2014

    9737 Macleod Trail, Calgary, AB T2J, Canada

    Vegetarian/Vegan Friendly

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    4 ratingFebruary 20, 2014

    21152 E Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

    This place is my fav gf treat right now. I agree they could be better about not using the same "stuff" but I haven't had a reaction. Their chips and queso is the BEST. Yummy

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    5 ratingFebruary 15, 2014

    4361 S State St, Murray, UT 84107

    I have Celiacs, and latex allergies. im a regular there, so they ordered latex free gloves. The staff is knowledgeable about gfs, and other allergies. Plus the staff is friendly, and on the ball! This is my go to restaurant!

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    5 ratingFebruary 05, 2014

    10369 S State St, Sandy, UT 84070

    I love this place. I have eaten here probably 100 times since I went GF and have never gotten sick once. I trust this location more than others though.

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    1 ratingJanuary 26, 2014

    10369 S State St, Sandy, UT 84070

    I was impressed at how great they are at instantly washing hands and putting on new gloves when I mentioned gluten free. I also loved all the gluten free options. The problem comes with the high amount of cross-contamination going on throughout the day while making non-gluten free items. With gloved hands they grab a flour tortilla placing it in the foil container. They serve up the selection of beans and meat with utensils which touch the tortilla as they spread the beans and meat around. The utensils are then placed back into the beans and meat containers contaminating them. Then, their gloved hands, which previously were used to get a flour tortilla, serve up the remaining selection of toppings. This is all in the same beans, meat, and toppings used for gluten free customers. It's difficult to keep things gluten free with such a high amount of cross-contamination going on all day. I have tried several times to eat there with my family and have gotten sick the majority of times we have eaten there. Not a good experience for me. Should have a separate area or containers to serve gluten free customers from in order to have their food truly gluten free.

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    2 ratingJanuary 22, 2014

    10005 Commons St #280, Lone Tree, CO 80124

    I had a hard time communicating with the staff who was putting together the food, it was tough to find out which ingredients weren't gluten free.

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    3 ratingJanuary 11, 2014

    639 N Market Pl Dr, Centerville, UT 84014

    The food is good. I've never had a problem with cross contamination. However when I just called to place my gluten-free order they asked if that meant wheat tortillas. G.I.G's training fail.

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    3 ratingJanuary 09, 2014

    1200 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84604

    Employee changes gloves when I mentioned GF. It was pretty good.

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    5 ratingJanuary 04, 2014

    599 W Main St, American Fork, UT 84003

    Yummy! Love eating normal food with my family

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    5 ratingDecember 17, 2013

    3812 West 7800 South, West Jordan, UT 84088

    Everything here is GF except for their flour and wheat tortillas. They wash their hands and switch their gloves and are very careful. The food is delicious and addicting!

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    5 ratingNovember 26, 2013

    3812 West 7800 South, West Jordan, UT 84088

    Everything on their menu, except their desserts, can be made gluten free! So yummy!

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    4 ratingNovember 14, 2013

    213 E 12300 S, Draper, UT 84020

    Great food and they even change their gloves to make your GF meal. :)

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    5 ratingNovember 13, 2013

    5615 Colleyville Blvd #390, Colleyville, TX 76034

    Great food and GF practices!

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    1 ratingNovember 01, 2013

    1351 S Providence Center Dr, Cedar City, UT 84720

    It's not really GF when you cross contaminate like crazy. Sorry :/

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    1 ratingOctober 27, 2013

    213 E 12300 S, Draper, UT 84020

    They have a cross continuation issue as they use the same press for the tortillas and on the line they switch the serving spoons but the fact beans, and meats etc still have issues since the other spoon had touch the flour tortillas the and been put back in the food. Everyone I tried eating here I got sick and now I pass on going there. Their corporate office is more interested in justifying then learning why they are not gluten free for those celiac who are sensitive. Eat at your own risk.

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    5 ratingOctober 24, 2013

    5615 Colleyville Blvd #390, Colleyville, TX 76034

    Live in grapevine and this is hands down my favorite restaurant in the area! I get the sweet pork nachos, rice, tacos. Everything is great, quick, cheap and the staff is wonderful! Love that everything is GF!!!

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    5 ratingOctober 21, 2013

    599 W Main St, American Fork, UT 84003

    Delicious food, very helpful staff.

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    5 ratingOctober 21, 2013

    1200 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84604

    My husband and I eat here often. I don't get the corn tortillas, so I'm not worried about their contamination issues. I get a salad and it's awesome. The staff is very helpful and they'll change their gloves for you if you ask them to.

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    5 ratingOctober 15, 2013

    1200 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84604

    So great!!

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    5 ratingSeptember 17, 2013

    1091 N Bluff St, St George, UT 84770

    This is my local standby. Because I can always trust that the staff will accommodate me. I have been happy every time I have ordered.

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    5 ratingSeptember 12, 2013

    1621 N State St, Orem, UT 84057

    Great option, great service. Everything is gluten free except the tortillas. They do have gluten free tortillas. They willingly change their gloves. Lastly, they have gluten free dessert!!!

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    5 ratingSeptember 10, 2013

    Elko, NV 89801

    The food is delicious!!!!

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    5 ratingSeptember 05, 2013

    21152 E Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

    Love these guys! They even make sure to wash their hands and change their gloves. Only one person handles your food too so there are no worries of any cross contamination.

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    5 ratingAugust 24, 2013

    1200 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84604

    They take very good care of me and always willing to change their gloves make sure that it's completely gluten free

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    3 ratingAugust 24, 2013

    1744 S Val Vista Dr #106, Mesa, AZ 85204

    I've been here a number of times with varying results, they have gluten free options but as other reviewers have said its a cross contamination nightmare. I've eaten there and had no reaction but after the third reaction to the food I have decided its just not worth trying(I kept going back because the good is great, but not 100% gluten free)

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    5 ratingAugust 19, 2013

    190 South 400 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

    This is by far the best gluten free restaurant, very confident about the food, everything seems prepared fresh, the habanero salsa (extra cost) is very good and the employees seem to be trained to deal with gluten intolerant customers, not totally sure of the celiac thing, but for a guy like me that seems to be just intolerant, Costa Vida is my favorite !!

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    5 ratingAugust 07, 2013

    3340 N Eagle Rd, Meridian, ID 83646

    Great fast GF option

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    5 ratingJuly 28, 2013

    1197 N Main St, Tooele, UT 84074

    My toddler requires both a gluten and dairy free diet, he absolutely loves their pork, rice and beans. When we told the employees that we needed GF they even changed their gloves to make his meal. Wish more places were like this!!

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    5 ratingJuly 25, 2013

    1200 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84604

    They ahead change their gloves and wash their hands and are careful to tell others down the line. I've never been sick.here! Love it

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    5 ratingJune 21, 2013

    485 N 2nd E, Rexburg, ID 83440

    I love costa vida!!! Every one that works there know about gluten allergies. The food is so good! Everything is gluten free except for their flour tortillas. Their corn tortillas are so good!

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    5 ratingJune 19, 2013

    3340 N Eagle Rd, Meridian, ID 83646

    Friendly, knowledgeable staff; lots of options, affordable, and delicious!

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    5 ratingJune 18, 2013

    1074 Harter Rd, Yuba City, CA 95993

    I just had raspberry chipotle chicken tacos. The original person taking my order didn't ask if I was gluten free, but I ordered them on corn tortillas. The second person helping asked if I was gluten free and actually re-made them with cheese from the other side of the counter. I loved that. It was my first time there and I wasn't aware they had a second station for gluten free folks to avoid cross contamination. Good info to know!!! Thanks for an awesome meal!!!

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    5 ratingJune 15, 2013

    4009 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87402

    Excellent food and staff very knowledgeable about gluten They changed their gloves before they started and told me what I could and couldn't have. Almost everything is gluten free even the tortilla strips

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    5 ratingJune 01, 2013

    190 South 400 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

    This place has great food, then add in the gluten free options and you really have to stop in and try this place out! Love the food, the prices, the loyalty program and the people!

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    2 ratingMay 13, 2013

    21152 E Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

    Wasn't very happy with the way it was prepared. Didn't wipe down the staging areas. Used all the same spoons. Did wipe down the stove area, but very quickly and not through. Don't think I will be back.

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    1 ratingMay 09, 2013

    4309 W 27th Pl #102, Kennewick, WA 99338

    Good GF selection but food was not very good. I am not sure I would come back.

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    2 ratingApril 23, 2013

    10005 Commons St #280, Lone Tree, CO 80124

    Creative menu, but I found most of the food to be very sweet, not spicy. Corn tortillas stacked directly on top of flour tortillas.

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    4 ratingApril 16, 2013

    2376 Red Cliffs Dr, St George, UT 84790

    Excellent! They were very careful with my food prep

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    5 ratingMarch 29, 2013

    599 W Main St, American Fork, UT 84003

    best gluten free experience so far.

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    5 ratingMarch 27, 2013

    4309 W 27th Pl #102, Kennewick, WA 99338

    So delicious! I haven't had Mexican food in a year and this really hit the spot. Best corn tortillas ever!

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    1 ratingMarch 09, 2013

    1744 S Val Vista Dr #106, Mesa, AZ 85204

    Food was too sweet, gross and expensive.

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    4 ratingMarch 07, 2013

    768 W 1425 N, Layton, UT 84041

    I love how they take their gloves off and put new ones on when you say you need gluten free. there are lots of options as well and yummy.

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    4 ratingFebruary 28, 2013

    213 E 12300 S, Draper, UT 84020

    Yum but DO NOT GET THE CHIPS because of cross contamination they don't switch gloves when they get the chips but other than that, great

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    2 ratingFebruary 23, 2013

    10005 Commons St #280, Lone Tree, CO 80124

    Just ate there and corn tortillas were cooked on same grill as flour tortillas. NOT GIG Trained.

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    5 ratingFebruary 15, 2013

    599 W Main St, American Fork, UT 84003

    This is one of my most favorite places to go. They do a great job making things GlutenFree and are so thoughtful with always changing their gloves.

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    5 ratingJanuary 22, 2013

    1200 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84604

    Fortunately I'm not sensitive to cross contamination. I love costa Vida and I love their efforts to be GF. I can eat there with no problems unless I get beans which I can't tolerate. Love the food and love that its GF! Staff always change gloves and wash their hands.

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    5 ratingJanuary 19, 2013

    13233 W McDowell Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85395

    The nachos we're awesome

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    5 ratingJanuary 14, 2013

    4361 S State St, Murray, UT 84107

    THIS location is amazing. My husband is very sensitive, and can only eat at this location. They have a SEPARATE PRESS for their corn tortillas. ONE person walks your order through, so no one else touches it. He's never gotten sick at this location. You still have some consistency issues with how hot the sauces are, but they're still tasty. This location is safe. I've had two very sensitive celiacs eat here, and they have never gotten sick here. GREAT location.

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    1 ratingJanuary 14, 2013

    1336 Foothill Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

    THIS location always makes my husband sick from gluten contamination. He loves Costa Vida, but each location is so different from the others that we cannot trust them often. When we find a good place, we stick with it. When my husband gets sick three times from the same place, it's on the banned list. THIS LOCATION is on the banned list for us because he gets sick every time we eat there. Otherwise, Costa Vida has amazing options, usually very knowledgeable staff, and wonderful gf practices - they take off their gloves, wash their hands, and only one person touches your food the whole time. He gets chicken enchiladas; I get nachos with sweet pork. It's wonderful.

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    5 ratingJanuary 05, 2013

    13233 W McDowell Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85395

    awesome food..This place is a keeper. will be coming back again.

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    5 ratingDecember 06, 2012

    13233 W McDowell Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85395

    Food is wonderful and the staff is great.

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    5 ratingDecember 02, 2012

    4009 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87402

    awesome variety

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    5 ratingNovember 28, 2012

    1475 Eureka Rd, Roseville, CA 95661

    very good !! super prepared for gluten free clients . they all discreetly changed gloves and all knew how to prepare the food correctly! thank you for making gluten free eating out easy and not a big deal !!

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    5 ratingNovember 21, 2012

    1074 Harter Rd, Yuba City, CA 95993

    Epic fresh Mex. GF and knowledgeable staff

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    4 ratingNovember 11, 2012

    334 23rd St, Ogden, UT 84401

    They are very careful and make sure everyone knows your meal is Gf. I love all the options and I go almost once a week! One day I went in and asked for an enchilada but they were out of corn tortillas. So then I asked for soup instead and they were also out. It was kind of annoying for a minute but then they made me a salad and didn't charge me!! I was pretty happy about that :)

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    5 ratingNovember 04, 2012

    10005 Commons St #280, Lone Tree, CO 80124

    They best fast Mexican food joint around! Fantastic raspberry chipotle sauce and all meats are wonderfully marinated and yummy. It's super fresh, delicious and a great value. The employees are very friendly and remember regulars. We eat here with our family weekly. You won't be disappointed!!

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    5 ratingNovember 04, 2012

    231 W Quinn Rd, Pocatello, ID 83202

    Awsome allways good and makes you fell confident they know what they are doing.

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    5 ratingOctober 24, 2012

    1074 Harter Rd, Yuba City, CA 95993

    Everything is gluten free except the tortillas. I love the Sweet Pork Baja Bowl!

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    2 ratingOctober 07, 2012

    1200 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84604

    Although the food here tastes excellent, I have doubts about the claim of gluten free. They claim GIG training, but no one I saw behind the counter seemed to know what that means. Corn tortillas are made on the same griddle as flour, without cleaning the surface first. Watched the cook go from cooking flour to corn tortillas on the same griddle without wiping down the surface, changing gloves, or cooking utensils. She then used a spatula that was kept in a pile of wheat flour and coated with the stuff to turn the corn tortillas. When I got my "gluten free" meal, that I had specifically asked for off the "gluten free" menu, it had a wheat flour tortilla on the bottom of it. I understand the limits of the "gluten free" claim in any restaurant. There is a high risk of cross-contamination anywhere you go. But to say you're GIG trained, and then have this degree of ignorance, is a stretch of the imagination.

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    5 ratingSeptember 27, 2012

    599 W Main St, American Fork, UT 84003

    Everything here is gluten free, including the sauces. The only item that has gluten are the flour or wheat tortilla shells. They have tortilla shells made with corn, that are gluten free. If you ask for gluten free shells or say you have an allergy everyone in the line goes and washes their hands and then put on new gloves. The food is amazing too!

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    5 ratingSeptember 25, 2012

    115 Hwy 291, Lee's Summit, MO 64063

    Delicious food. Nice decor. Staff really friendly. Lots of gluten free options. I will definitely come back!

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    5 ratingSeptember 17, 2012

    4309 W 27th Pl #102, Kennewick, WA 99338

    Home made all corn torillas Need I say more. And a clean wonder place with a great staff. Go there

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    4 ratingSeptember 12, 2012

    13233 W McDowell Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85395

    i had the chicken taco. ordered 2 but it was a lot more food than I was expecting. Generous portions. Next time I am in the west valley i will try something else there.

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    1 ratingSeptember 09, 2012

    1475 Eureka Rd, Roseville, CA 95661

    The 1st time I ate here, after seeing thru this app they were "gluten trained", I was impressed. I told the girl I had a gluten allergy and she immediately changed her gloves and didn't touch anything else till she was done with my food. However, the 2nd and 3rd time, very different stories. The 2nd time I went there were no customers in front of me so when I told her I had a gluten allergy and she just kinda looked at me and said "uh-huh" without changing her gloves I thought ok well maybe she had just put them on and hadn't touched any flour tortillas yet, so I ordered the nachos after confirming with her there was no chance of cross contamination in the chips, she assured me, carelessly, there wasn't. Well my 3rd visit I let the woman know I had a gluten allergy, she just looked at me. Since I had just seen her touching the flour tortillas I asked her to please change her gloves. She did, but looked slightly annoyed about it. I was just about to order the nachos when I saw the other woman behind the counter flipping the flour tortillas and then use her hands, with the same gloves, to go over and scoop chips out into a container and put the rest from her hands back into the drawer. I then decided to stick with a corn tortilla fish taco. As I was standing there I saw as these employees repeatedly used their hands, not the tongs, to grab cheese, lettuce, etc. I was very disappointed! I had been so excited about a place that had "oceans of gluten free choices", the food may be naturally gluten free, but the cross contamination is certainly there!! I hope management/owners read these reviews and will properly train ALL of their employees and become a safe place for GF customers.

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    5 ratingSeptember 02, 2012

    1621 N State St, Orem, UT 84057

    Love their food!

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    5 ratingSeptember 01, 2012

    5615 Colleyville Blvd #390, Colleyville, TX 76034

    Good food. Sure appreciate the many many GF options. Big portions too. We will certainly be back.

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    1 ratingAugust 09, 2012

    1351 S Providence Center Dr, Cedar City, UT 84720

    I went to this restaurant in hopes of finding a new gf place to eat. I was violently ill before I even left the restaurant. Their sauces and toppings are all gf, but they scoop them out of them same containers that they do when someone orders a flour tortilla. So when someone orders a burrito they scoop out the stuff, spread it around the tortilla, and then put the now contaminated spoon back in the container. They also use the same hot plate for ALL the tortillas. Not a separate one. They also told me they use the same tortilla press for their corn tortillas as they do their flour. They said they make the corn first, but if they're using the same press, then how can they guarantee the corn tortillas are still gf? Anyways, I got sick and won't be going back.

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    5 ratingAugust 08, 2012

    10369 S State St, Sandy, UT 84070

    Just mention Gluten and the gloves come off and employees wash hands put new gloves on! Awesome! Only 4 items have Gluten. The three desserts and the wheat tortillas.

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    5 ratingJuly 28, 2012

    3340 N Eagle Rd, Meridian, ID 83646

    Love this place! We eat here a few times a month. Staff is friendly and will change gloves and wash hands if you tell them you eat gluten free. I highly recommend giving them a try!

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    5 ratingJuly 27, 2012

    768 W 1425 N, Layton, UT 84041

    costa vida is awesome! Their staff are amazing in preparing gluten free food when u let them know. very friendly and caring!

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    1 ratingJuly 22, 2012

    1744 S Val Vista Dr #106, Mesa, AZ 85204

    They say they are gluten free but do not follow cross contamination procedures. They make the corn tortillas on the flour that is everywhere. They don't clean the grill if you order gf quesadilla. They will not change gloves or wipe down anything if you don't tell them. Once they even put a wrong ingredient in someone's flour tortilla and then dumped the rice right back in not caring that I was gluten free and told them. They said it wasn't their problem. Pretty much problem after problem and yes I have gotten sick after ordering their "gluten free" food.

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    1 ratingJuly 22, 2012

    1744 S Val Vista Dr #106, Mesa, AZ 85204

    Cross contamination nightmare. If you have celiac disease, stay away! Staff was argumentative with me, telling me that everything was gluten free. While the ingredients may be, the practices they use make that a moot point. The flour and corn tortillas were made on the same press. I saw a worker take a wet towel and wipe it once to "clean" it before putting corn tortillas on. I e-mailed corporate to let them know my experience and they responded with a rude e-mail.

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    5 ratingJuly 19, 2012

    1197 N Main St, Tooele, UT 84074

    They are great at understanding GF!

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    4 ratingJuly 04, 2012

    5615 Colleyville Blvd #390, Colleyville, TX 76034

    Great chips and queso!

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    5 ratingJune 23, 2012

    13233 W McDowell Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85395

    They are great with taking care of gluten free people. Try the nachos.

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    5 ratingJune 19, 2012

    768 W 1425 N, Layton, UT 84041

    Lots of gluten free options with corn tortillas. Their staff is amazing they know exactly what it is when you say gluten free, they have a designated person that handles your food from start to finish. They have even changed out some of the toppings when they were worried about contamination. Absolutely amazing I eat here often an have never had a problem.

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    5 ratingJune 13, 2012

    1200 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84604

    I love eating at costa vida. They always do their best to provide gluten free meals.

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    5 ratingJune 02, 2012

    3000 S 25th E, Idaho Falls, ID 83404

    This place is my FAVORITE!!!! They are so careful to keep cross contamination from happening! Yummy fast food!

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    4 ratingMay 30, 2012

    501 W 2600 S, Bountiful, UT 84010

    Good selection of gluten free Mexican. Potential of cross contamination though.

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    5 ratingMay 13, 2012

    5615 Colleyville Blvd #390, Colleyville, TX 76034

    great food, well-priced, nice to see gluten free mexican food that's both simple and delicious

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    4 ratingApril 16, 2012

    5615 Colleyville Blvd #390, Colleyville, TX 76034

    Pretty awesome, but you have to ask for corn tortillas. And you have to make sure you keep an eye on which one is yours, sometimes they can mix them up if they're really busy!

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    1 ratingMarch 15, 2012

    1200 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84604

    We were very excited about Costa Vida especially after we went the first time. They changed their gloves. They had one specific person touch our food the whole time. It was great until we went for our third time and we noticed that they put the gluten free corn tortillas on the same cooker as where they cooked the flour tortillas. Cross-contamination central. Unfortunate too because they made such an effort to become gluten free.

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    1 ratingFebruary 09, 2012

    4361 S State St, Murray, UT 84107

    This company is not safe!!! They make their wheat tortillas in the same press that they use to make their "gluten free" corn tortillas. Cross contamination is a huge issue with all of their restaurants and the employees have not been trained in gluten free production practices. I do not know a celiac who has not gotten sick at Costa Vida.

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    5 ratingJanuary 30, 2012

    10005 Commons St #280, Lone Tree, CO 80124

    love eating here! Best food ever!

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    5 ratingJanuary 24, 2012

    1621 N State St, Orem, UT 84057

    They treat you well and make sure to avoid cross contamination, and their food is always great, and fresh

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    5 ratingDecember 22, 2011

    3340 N Eagle Rd, Meridian, ID 83646

    Love this place! Only a few menu items have gluten (ex. flour tortillas) so there are lots of options. Good flavors, friendly staff. Try it!

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    5 ratingDecember 07, 2011

    3000 S 25th E, Idaho Falls, ID 83404

    so many choices and staff was careful not to cross contaminate

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    4 ratingNovember 12, 2011

    1621 N State St, Orem, UT 84057

    They have lots of GF ingredients and are pretty knowledgeable about their ingredients. They are improving, but still have lots of cross-contamination with the utensils and grill. LOVE the food, though!!!!

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    5 ratingOctober 18, 2011

    1621 N State St, Orem, UT 84057

    Really know how to take care of someone with celiac. Wonderful food.

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    4 ratingMay 29, 2011

    3312 Decker Lake Dr, West Valley City, UT 84119

    Surprising number of gluten free options. Apparently the meats and sauces are all gluten free. Staff was not educated or knowledgeable and there is a risk of cross contamination. Otherwise I would have ranked it with 5 stars.

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