Don Pablo's

1.0 stars 1.0 out of 5 1 rating

2916 Knoxville Center Dr, Knoxville, TN 37924

(865) 633-4978
$$ $10-15 per entree
Gluten-Free Features

Gluten-Free Menu

Categories

Mexican, Restaurant, Chain

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    1 ratingDecember 09, 2013

    Thought this was gonna be awesome. 'Twas not. They have a GF menu, but I don't think they actually prepared our food GF. Got sick.

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    1 ratingAugust 16, 2014

    8717 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

    We went there because I was told it was a decent place to eat. The service was horrible the food was sub part and there was no specific Gluten free menu that I could see. If I could give 0 stars I would.

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    1 ratingAugust 08, 2014

    6476 Strip Ave NW, North Canton, OH 44720

    Listen, everyone, if you cannot have any cross contamination do not eat here. Everything, is cross contaminated. Badly! Also, the taco meat has fillers in it so that's gluten even though it's on the gf menu. Trust me, I would know.

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    4 ratingJuly 23, 2014

    8161 Honeygo Blvd, White Marsh, MD 21236

    These guys have corn tortillas and fresh ingredients. Very tasty.

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    1 ratingJune 29, 2014

    14758 N Meridian St, Carmel, IN 46032

    They contaminated my food twice at one meal! They have a great gluten free menu so I had high expectations. I was very disappointed. The waitress gave us the wrong chips initially. She realized this after we had ate them for 10 minutes. Then my meal had a "gluten containing" chip laying decoratively on my food. The waitress said they put that on my plate to flag them that my food was special. Really!?!? Of all the things you could put on my plate to flag it as gluten free, you choose the only thing i tell you I'm allergic to. *** Update 2014: I just went back to give Don Pablo's another try after a year, and they are no better. They still flagged my meal sticking one of there "gluten chips" on my food. (Even after we explained it to them last year.)

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    4 ratingApril 05, 2014

    401 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071

    It's not online, but they do offer a gluten free menu with plenty of choices. Hard or soft corn tortillas are available. Our server was very good about checking about potential cross contamination and genuinely interested in assuring safety (very appreciated as we are celiac). Their chips are made in a fryer shared with gluten items, but our waiter made us chips from hard shells heated in the oven. We asked for our soft corn tortillas to be heated with foil over the metal plates. They were out of foil so they microwaved them. That wasn't great so they gave us heated hard shells instead.

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    2 ratingMarch 21, 2014

    3525 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22305

    The first time I went here I was okay, got fajitas with corn tortillas but I was also newly diagnosed (from fairly asymptomatic celiac) so that could have been why I didn't feel any negative effects. The corn tortillas were eh but the fajita meat was good. I got the fajita salad the past two times due to the eh tortillas for the fajitas and have gotten sick both times. Also, their on site gluten free menu is identical to their online one which hasn't been updated in over 2 years.

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    5 ratingMarch 11, 2014

    2745 Fairfield Commons Blvd, Beavercreek, OH 45431

    Manager brought me a menu!! Good was above average and they had lots of choices. This is the only Mexican place that I can get enchiladas!!

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    4 ratingMarch 09, 2014

    741 Haywood Rd, Greenville, SC 29607

    Good is very good and fresh. Lots of options. Service is lacking a little.

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    1 ratingJanuary 26, 2014

    3525 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22305

    Second opinion here -- went for dinner 1/25/2014 and didn't have a good experience. The server looked at me like I had three heads when I asked if they had a gluten-free menu, said "no of course not, this is our menu, hahaha." Most of the items on the "regular" menu use flour tortillas. The salad was bland, fajita meat tepid and tasteless. I didn't have a reaction to the food but it just wasn't very good.

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    4 ratingDecember 31, 2013

    8161 Honeygo Blvd, White Marsh, MD 21236

    Very nice gluten free selection. I particularly like the fajitas with corn tortilla's. They also provide you with a tortilla chip alternative (basically baked taco shells), in place of their fried tortilla chips, which definitely aren't gluten free.

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    4 ratingDecember 06, 2013

    2831 E 80th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

    i have been here before a long time ago and it was good. here is the updated gluten free menu: http://donpablos.com/downloads/glutenfreemenu.pdf

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    5 ratingNovember 20, 2013

    7887 Elm Creek Blvd, Maple Grove, MN 55311

    The waitress was extremely nice!! I simply asked for corn instead of flower tacos, and she asked right away if it was due to Gluten! Very knowledgable about gluten free!!!

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    4 ratingNovember 02, 2013

    140 Andrew Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275

    Nice option of gluten-free foods. had a specific gluten-free menu to choose from;We had a really good waiter - Andrew. Only recommendation is to do a better job cleaning their entry doors and bathrooms.

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    5 ratingOctober 23, 2013

    122 Mall Blvd, Monroeville, PA 15146

    Have a separate menu & how to order. Both times manager came over and took care of us... Delicious

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    5 ratingOctober 19, 2013

    7887 Elm Creek Blvd, Maple Grove, MN 55311

    server seemed to know the gluten free menu well and they had a nice selection of gf foods.

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    1 ratingAugust 18, 2013

    6476 Strip Ave NW, North Canton, OH 44720

    The staff member was very nice and told me that nothing there is truly gf. They put everything in the fryer including their corn tortilla chips with the flour tortilla and breaded items. I am grateful she told me before I ordered. NOT GLUTEN FREE

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    5 ratingAugust 15, 2013

    6191 Columbia Crossing Dr, Columbia, MD 21045

    They printed me my very own GF menu and were over accommodating to my sensitivities. Loved my GF experience here

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    4 ratingJuly 17, 2013

    140 Andrew Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275

    They have a gluten free menu with lots of options. Ordering made easy by not having to specify changes to menu items (ex-change from soft taco to crispy taco), the waiter/waitress only has to hit a certain button on their computer and all needed changes are made. Not 100% sure if the chips thy bring out are gluten free but saw a few online sites that said they were not gluten free.

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    5 ratingJune 26, 2013

    3525 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22305

    excellent knowledge on gf and allergies. gf menu. large variety

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    1 ratingJune 05, 2013

    6191 Columbia Crossing Dr, Columbia, MD 21045

    Awful. I'd give no stars if could. Definitely should stay away. Waitress and manager both knew we couldn't have gluten. They screwed both mine and my daughter's orders-giving us both something with breading. Mine was supposed to be a grill chicken taco. Honestly I don't understand what breaded chicken is doing in a taco in the first place. The manager said she'd personally make sure the orders would come out right then . . . Brought us out breaded chicken again. We walked out. Hour and half of our lives wasted.

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    3 ratingMay 25, 2013

    140 Andrew Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275

    Staff was friendly and accommodating. Restaurant was clean and inviting. Food was decent for PA (recently moved from CA & am trying not to compare too often, but...). All in all it as was a good experience.

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    3 ratingApril 16, 2013

    2700 Lincoln Dr, Roseville, MN 55113

    Food was just okay. Their chips are not gluten free but they will bring you hard taco shells to use as chips at no charge. I doubt we will be back.

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    3 ratingMarch 31, 2013

    1860 Deptford Center Rd, Woodbury, NJ 08096

    Asked if chips are GF. Waitress said no. Immediately a GF menu was provided along with GF chips, which were just corn taco shells. Food was fine but not great.

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    5 ratingMarch 07, 2013

    14181 Hall Rd, Shelby Township, MI 48315

    Great food and great service. They were very knowledgeable and had quite a few options on the menu.

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    3 ratingFebruary 14, 2013

    3131 Cobb Pkwy SE #100, Atlanta, GA 30339

    According to their gf menu, all food here shares equipment, prep surfaces, oil, etc. Not a review of the food, just thought I would save someone the trouble of finding out at the restaurant.

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    3 ratingFebruary 08, 2013

    11347 Viking Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344

    No separate utensils or cooking service.

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    1 ratingJanuary 24, 2013

    1860 Deptford Center Rd, Woodbury, NJ 08096

    Great if they follow their menu but I have had serious cross contamination issues twice (the rest of my family loves this place). Had one server who claimed his girlfriend was GF and he totally understood. Then he served me flour tortillas. I caught the error, he apologized and then asked the tortilla maker right there on the floor to make corn tortillas for me. The guy DID NOT change his gloves or clean the grill and he had just finished making the flour ones (I watched all of this). So I didn't eat the corn tortillas either. If they do this right in front of the patrons I can only imagine what goes on in the kitchen.

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    5 ratingJanuary 18, 2013

    2745 Fairfield Commons Blvd, Beavercreek, OH 45431

    Good selection. Staff is trained. Good kitchen practices.

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    3 ratingJanuary 17, 2013

    6476 Strip Ave NW, North Canton, OH 44720

    You can work your way around the menu. Staff were useless with questions.

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    5 ratingJanuary 05, 2013

    2692 Madison Rd #1, Cincinnati, OH 45208

    They are VERY careful when serving gluten free!!!!

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    1 ratingDecember 27, 2012

    8161 Honeygo Blvd, White Marsh, MD 21236

    I was definitely glutened here my entree even had a nacho chip I was told had flour in it!

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    4 ratingNovember 22, 2012

    14758 N Meridian St, Carmel, IN 46032

    The waitress was very knowledgable about allergies. The gluten free menu had a lot to choose from. I have dairy allergies as well and they accommodated that extremely well too. I loved my tacos, salsa and chips! Left full and extremely satisfied!

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    1 ratingOctober 23, 2012

    14758 N Meridian St, Carmel, IN 46032

    I had the same experience as the person above me, they marked my gf meal with a gluten chip. unbelievable. I gave this location two shots and both times they have failed the test. unfortunately I no longer have a convenient and trustworthy Mexican food restaurant nearby.

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    5 ratingOctober 05, 2012

    2831 E 80th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

    Another fav. Ask for the GF menu. It will take them a minute to find it, it's always in a different place but they are getting better. I usually get the fajitas or the tacos. Don't forget the Margaritas :)

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    5 ratingSeptember 04, 2012

    11347 Viking Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344

    Had lunch on a Tuesday which at our location is all you can eat tacos for 7.50! Did hard tacos with chicken, comes with beans and rice - which were all gluten free. Even the chips and salsa they brought out was GF. Good food and no celiac symptoms afterwards so I am sold on coming back.

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    4 ratingAugust 31, 2012

    600 Center Blvd, Newark, DE 19702

    Good attention and tasty food!

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    3 ratingAugust 05, 2012

    980 W 78th St, Richfield, MN 55423

    Pretty large selection

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    4 ratingMay 02, 2012

    46280 Potomac Run Plaza, Sterling, VA 20164

    They are great but double check before you leave that it is prepared gluten free. :-)

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    5 ratingMarch 13, 2012

    2700 Lincoln Dr, Roseville, MN 55113

    one of my favorite restaurants great food and atmosphere.

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    1 ratingFebruary 25, 2012

    6040 Knights Inn Pl, Maumee, OH 43537

    DON'T GO HERE! I ordered exactly as it says to to get it gluten-free. They didn't make it gluten-free and ended up serving me a gluten-filled mess. I took one bite and immediately knew they screwed up. The manager came over and did tell me that my meal had not been prepared gluten-free and was very apologetic. He said if I came back to request a manager to make my meal to ensure it's made properly. It was the worst experience and that one bite had my sick all night. NOT WORTH IT!

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    5 ratingDecember 07, 2011

    122 Mall Blvd, Monroeville, PA 15146

    Food was amazing. Server said he would get me baked tortillas when he saw I had a gluten free menu. very knowledgeable staff. Very impressed.

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    1 ratingNovember 29, 2011

    2745 Fairfield Commons Blvd, Beavercreek, OH 45431

    not impressed at all. I ordered off the gluten free menu and they brought me the wrong sauce on my enchiladas and had to send it back. too spicy, not very good. had a long wait to send my food back. they didn't seem to know how to make it Gluten free on their own, you have to read the GF menu instructions to the server

Monday
11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sunday
11:00 am – 10:00 pm

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