Tom + Chee (Closed)

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 9 ratings

3681 U.S. 9, Freehold, NJ 07728

(848) 222-4731
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    5 ratingJune 13, 2015

    great place. takes allergies and Celiacs seriously. great tasting gf bread

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    5 ratingApril 06, 2015

    Awesome place!! Very careful. Go there with confidence.

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    5 ratingSeptember 04, 2014

    Really good options and great lunch!

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    5 ratingAugust 26, 2014

    Great options and staff was very helpful. Will be back!

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    4 ratingMay 10, 2014

    Really great for GF kids. Staff knowledgable and careful. Soup is fantastic!

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    5 ratingMarch 23, 2014

    AMAZING!!! absolutely great. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly. Comfort food at its best. My son and I both have celiac. They are GF friendly and the GF bread is the best I have had. Can't wait to go back and I am so excited that they are opening one close to me. LOVE!!!!!

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    5 ratingMarch 01, 2014

    Great GF bread and the tomato soups are GF as well. Baskets come out with a sticker the tells servers and the customer the item is GF!!!!!

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    4 ratingFebruary 21, 2014

    The bread used for the grilled cheese sandwiches is EXCELLENT! Tons of options and gluten free soup too!!

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    5 ratingJuly 22, 2016

    14513 West Maple Road, Omaha, NE 68116

    I was very pleased with the grilled cheese and soup! they were very knowledgeable about the cheeses that were not Gluten Free, but you will have to make sure to ask which ones are. the food was great and I did not feel sick afterwards and that is a rare thing for me! Good Job!! A++

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    5 ratingJuly 20, 2016

    307 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48083

    dedicated gluten free prep. good fast food

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    5 ratingJuly 20, 2016

    2065 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601

    Delicious grilled cheese!

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    1 ratingJuly 12, 2016

    1280 State Highway K, O'Fallon, MO 63366

    the food doesnt taste good and was cheaply made. ordered a ham and cheese with peppers and mushrooms.... one slice of ham, 3 pepper slices, 3 mushroom slices. terrible quality, total rip off. will not be returning.

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    5 ratingJuly 08, 2016

    1200 Ernest W Barrett Parkway Northwest #208, Kennesaw, GA 30144

    We were visiting family in Kennesaw and are limited on options to eat out due to my son having celiac disease. We had a great experience here and they even brought us over 3 free desserts! The staff were knowledgeable when I asked them about which items were gluten free and knew to ask if it was an allergy with each order. The manager also stopped by our table to ask us how our food was and if we enjoyed the desserts!

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    4 ratingJuly 07, 2016

    2909 East Harmony Road, Fort Collins, CO 80528

    Super pricey for a grilled cheese. That being said, the staff was very knowledgable and the bacon one was pretty good.

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    5 ratingJuly 06, 2016

    2200 War Admiral Way #195, Lexington, KY 40509

    Delicious grilled cheese & soup!

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    5 ratingJune 26, 2016

    8901 Tehama Ridge Pkwy #137, Fort Worth, TX 76177

    Dedicated kitchen area. Staff knows exactly what's GF and what's not. And hello!!! Grilled cheese for grown ups!!

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    5 ratingJune 08, 2016

    3060 44th Street Southwest, Grandville, MI 49418

    Love love love!!! Everything I have tried is soo good and they seem well educated on the food prep for allergies. If you ask for gluten free they will ask if it's choice or allergy. As of June 1st they came out with more options for gluten free as well as a donut!! I can't wait to go soon :)

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    2 ratingMay 24, 2016

    3060 44th Street Southwest, Grandville, MI 49418

    I have been here lots of times and have never gotten sick. They ask if you are GF due to allergy or preference. GF orders are prepared on a separate griddle. Soups are GF as well. The first time I ate here I had to double check that my meal was gluten free - it was better than how i remembered grilled cheese. Too bad because the cashiers always complain when I tell them my order is gluten free. I will go somewhere else where they don't groan and roll their eyes at me

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    5 ratingMay 21, 2016

    1704 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205

    Great sandwiches and soup! Really just so nice to be able to eat an actual sandwich. Good food and nice staff

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    3 ratingMay 18, 2016

    6702 Charlotte Pike #105, Nashville, TN 37209

    Taste was great, but I still got sick afterward. I know that they are super careful with allergies, so I suspect that it was just too much grease.

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    3 ratingMay 15, 2016

    1200 Ernest W Barrett Parkway Northwest #208, Kennesaw, GA 30144

    My child was exposed to gluten here as a result of the cashier indicating that all chips were gluten free. My 3 kids grabbed chips and sat down while I filled drinks. When I got back to the table I saw that my 9 year old, with allergies, was eating Rold Gold (wheat) pretzels. I told the cashier and she didn't even apologize. This is our first dining experience since she was diagnosed 2 weeks ago and it was not a good experience.

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    5 ratingMay 11, 2016

    5655 Harrison Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45248

    Sandwich was delicious and the guy made sure my gluten free sandwich was made carefully.

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    5 ratingMay 04, 2016

    2065 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601

    I am a celiac and I felt safe here. They have a different setup for GF preference or GF 'allergy.' If you don't tell them 'allergy' there could be some CC. If you tell them allergy, they have a separate grill and area of the kitchen. The food was delicious and I felt safe.

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    4 ratingMay 01, 2016

    12862 W Bluemound Rd, Elm Grove, WI 53122

    Very good plus vegan cheese for my daughter who is dairy free too!!

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    3 ratingApril 21, 2016

    2121 N Green River Rd, Evansville, IN 47715

    I ordered a gluten free kids meal for my Celiac daughter and stressed the importance of it not coming into contact with other gluten. Cashier was clueless and had to have a guy from the back come up. He assured me that gluten free was prepared in its own area. So cashier asks "what kind of bread would you like on that?" Ugh! The guy took over and when it was delivered to the table it had a pack of crackers on it. Next time we will go to Azzip where we never have a problem.

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    5 ratingApril 21, 2016

    1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071

    Great quick place for lunch! They have a separate prep and cook area for gluten free! (I've watched them like a creep over the bar area.). Although it's a heavy and somewhat greasy lunch, never had any gluten issues after eating here!

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    1 ratingApril 18, 2016

    5655 Harrison Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45248

    The first time I went I ordered a sandwich with one cheese that isn't gluten free and I was notified that the order could make me sick before they started making the sandwich.. the second time, I forgot what kind of cheese isn't gluten free and the order took 20 minutes to get to the table and it made me terribly sick.

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    5 ratingApril 12, 2016

    34231, 5231 University Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34201

    Outstanding grilled cheese and three types of GF tomato soup. You choose your bread, type of cheese and other toppings. They have suggestions like BLT with diced tomatoes and bacon. Pesto turkey. GF potato chips available. Bread is baked off site and is thick and soft and yummy. Not a skinny slice of Udi's. Kids loved it as much as adults.

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    4 ratingApril 10, 2016

    307 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48083

    Great and varied gf options. Employees were very knowledgeable and helpful.

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    5 ratingApril 01, 2016

    1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071

    Delicious grilled cheese and tomato soup. GF menu. Separate prep area. Owner has gluten issues so very aware of cross contamination.

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    5 ratingMarch 25, 2016

    1280 State Hwy K, O'Fallon, MO 63366

    My sister came for a visit and we are always looking for a new place to try. Came across Tom + Chee. The people were very helpful and the food was great. I would definitely go back here in a heart beat!

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    5 ratingMarch 25, 2016

    2121 N Green River Rd, Evansville, IN 47715

    Yum! Tom + Chee boasts delicious gluten free options- including salads, grilled cheese (on Udi's bread), soup, and more. I enjoyed my meal and was comforted by the fact that the staff seemed quite knowledgeable. As soon as we quickly mentioned celiac disease, the cashier nodded and said they would treat it like a food allergy. Also, their menu had little gluten free symbols next to safe items. I also liked that the restaurant left out a bag of oyster crackers on my plate (at least I know they're attentive!). I would recommend this yummy casual quick restaurant.

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    5 ratingMarch 19, 2016

    18875 Traditions Dr, Northville, MI 48168

    The have a separate storage space for GF ingredients, the chefs change gloves and they have a dedicated griddle. Their tomato soups are GF. Their pesto is allergen friendly using sunflower seeds instead of pine nuts.

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    5 ratingMarch 18, 2016

    3060 44th Street Southwest, Grandville, MI 49418

    Very attentive to various food allergies. Food was awesome - GF bread and vegan cheese - with lots of extras to add on. Love it.

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    1 ratingMarch 18, 2016

    12862 W Bluemound Rd, Elm Grove, WI 53122

    CHANGED REVIEW **UPDATE**on 3/18/16 I ate here and ordered as I usually do and my food came with crackers on the tray. Told them I could no longer eat anything due to possible CC the cashier seemed confused and asked if this was an allergy. I said I have celiac so yes I can NOT eat gluten hence gluten free bread. The owner the proceeded to dump the soup back into the communal soup bin on the line. I then watched them make me a new sandwich which they made from communal ingredients as well as cooked my gluten free sandwich on the gluten grill. When she brought me the sandwich I asked if that was actually what I was seeing instead of them using fresh toppings from the fridge and dedicated ingredients, and she said yes. I then told her I couldn't eat that and that now I wanted a refund as I was sure I wasn't safe eating here. I then spoke to the OWNER Seth and asked why if an order is ordered with gluten free bread that it isn't prepared as corporate told me it should...in a dedicated area with dedicated equipment and topping from the fridge. He explained that they ask if it is allergy or preference now because people who order it by preference were complaining it was taking too long to cook. I explained that isn't the process corporate said should be followed and secondly I was NOT asked allergy or preference. He didn't seem to care, he seemed to care more about catering to the FAD dieters. I was then offered a DONUT gift card for my inconvenience. I was appalled and ended up leaving with my refund. CAUTION TO ANY WITH CELIAC EATING HERE! I have a call into corporate. TO NOTE...if they follow protocol then why when I sent it back and informed her this was "an allergy" did they still make it with NO precautions.

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    5 ratingMarch 15, 2016

    1200 Ernest W Barrett Parkway Northwest #208, Kennesaw, GA 30144

    The staff here are very polite and surprisingly well-informed for how young they all seem. They are the ones who taught me to just say "gluten allergy" instead of trying to explain celiac disease, because if the word allergy is mentioned the facility is legally obligated to handle your food differently than if you say "intolerance". They have a separate grill and are very careful to keep mixed orders separated. This winter I wanted soup-and-grilled-cheese so bad I thought I would cry, but I am so glad to have found Tom + Chee!

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    5 ratingMarch 12, 2016

    6702 Charlotte Pike #105, Nashville, TN 37209

    Had the gf bbq bacon grilled cheese, so awesome to eat the same thing as the rest of my family. Bread was buttery, crispy, yummy! Soup is gf too!

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    4 ratingMarch 07, 2016

    307 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48083

    Actually, really really good gf grilled cheese. Lots of gf ingredients and soups to choose from.

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    5 ratingMarch 05, 2016

    1280 State Highway K, O'Fallon, MO 63366

    this place is so delicious and they keep everything seperate so there is no contamination! Their sandwiches are the bomb!

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    5 ratingFebruary 27, 2016

    5650 West 86th Street #126, Traders Point, Indianapolis, IN 46278

    Love it! It's so nice to be able to eat grilled cheese and tomato soup again.

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    5 ratingFebruary 18, 2016

    6802 22nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33710

    Gluten free bread is amazing!! They use UDI'S big loaf slices and cook it on a separate cooktop to avoid contamination! And their tomato soup is gluten free too! So good!!!

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    5 ratingFebruary 15, 2016

    12531 Kissimmee Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32836

    Great!!!!! Ate here twice no issues. Very tasty, very knowledgable. Udi's bread.

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    5 ratingFebruary 12, 2016

    3060 44th Street Southwest, Grandville, MI 49418

    They were so friendly and wonderful! The bread was so good and the grilled cheese was amazing! So many choices it was great! The staff was so polite and attentive. My daughter had the donut grilled cheese not gf. And she said it was amazing!

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    5 ratingFebruary 11, 2016

    6702 Charlotte Pike #105, Nashville, TN 37209

    SO delicious and I feel safe!! They are very knowledgeable, and when you tell them it's an allergy, they actually scrub down, change aprons and gloves and grill your sandwich on a dedicated grill. Have eaten here multiple times and never gotten sick. Many of their soups are GF too. Total comfort food. Who doesn't love grilled cheese and tomato soup?!

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    5 ratingFebruary 10, 2016

    12862 W Bluemound Rd, Elm Grove, WI 53122

    Great comfort food is difficult to find in GF. Eating their chunky tomato basil soup and toasted cheese was a heavenly experience. Delicious and truly full of flavor. My husband ate the gluten bread and loved having four choices of bread from which to choose. A great experience for both of us!

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    4 ratingFebruary 10, 2016

    north 30022, 970 North Point Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30022

    Its a good place to get a GF sandwich if you are GF intolerant and I like the fact they have options. They did get our order wrong but they replaced it with a new sandwich.

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    5 ratingFebruary 02, 2016

    3060 44th Street Southwest, Grandville, MI 49418

    First time in 18 years that I enjoyed a gluten free grilled cheese sandwich and tomato soup in a restaurant! It was awesome! My Hubbie enjoyed the sandwich of the day and an added bonus of a free child's meal for our son. All in all....check this place out, especially if you are gluten free!

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    5 ratingJanuary 31, 2016

    1280 State Highway K, O'Fallon, MO 63366

    Love it! I recently got diagnosed with Celiac Disease and I love the food!

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    5 ratingJanuary 21, 2016

    6702 Charlotte Pike #105, Nashville, TN 37209

    Very knowledgeable about GF. Have a GF menu and dedicated GF prep area. Chunky tomato soup and sandwich was delicious!

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    5 ratingJanuary 21, 2016

    6702 Charlotte Pike #105, Nashville, TN 37209

    Very knowledgeable about GF. Have a GF menu and dedicated GF prep area. Chunky tomato soup and sandwich was delicious!

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    5 ratingJanuary 09, 2016

    5650 West 86th Street #126, Traders Point, Indianapolis, IN 46278

    Love this place! All of the standard soups are gf (the daily special may or may not be). When I've ordered my meal, they always ask "allergy or preference" to ensure they prepare as carefully as possible. My only complaint: there are no gf desserts (and they are known for the awesome grilled cheese donuts!!!).

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    5 ratingJanuary 03, 2016

    111 St Matthews Ave, St Matthews, KY 40207

    This part of a chain Tom + Chee specializes in tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches. Very aware of gluten status of many variations of grilled cheese sandwiches. Winter hrs Sunday-Thursday close at 8 PM and Friday & Saturday close at 9 PM

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    1 ratingDecember 31, 2015

    2065 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601

    We were reassured that everything in my sons grilled cheese w/ham was GF and safe. Within 20 minutes, my son broke out into hives. Now I'm skeptic/scared to bring him here again.

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    5 ratingDecember 19, 2015

    14513 West Maple Road, Omaha, NE 68116

    Great Food!! Knowledgable about Celiac Disease. Nice to have a good sandwich and soup.

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    5 ratingDecember 12, 2015

    2065 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601

    Our family really enjoyed our meals. Delicious sandwiches & salads & countless gf options. Great customer service, quick service & fun atmosphere. Highly recommend!

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    2 ratingDecember 11, 2015

    1639 Toll Gate Drive, Maumee, OH 43537

    Disappointed in the food. Can make better at home for less.

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    5 ratingDecember 02, 2015

    12531 Kissimmee Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32836

    Wheat allergy. I ate the gluten free bread and tomato soup, no problem.

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    5 ratingNovember 29, 2015

    1280 State Highway K, O'Fallon, MO 63366

    Very honest and very allergen conscious. I will be returning again and again!!!


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