Zocalo

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 5 ratings

1801 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 441-0303
$$ $10-15 per entree
Gluten-Free Features

Tortilla Chips, Dedicated Fryer

Categories

Mexican, Restaurant

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    5 ratingJuly 13, 2014

    YUMMMMMMMMMMM!!!! Oh my gosh, being unable to dine out safely at most places, I was THRILLED to find that the chef was very familiar with the needs of people who need to be gluten free. For some of us it is a medical prescription for a disease that has no cure. The only "cure" is to be totally gluten free. We have found 3 places in the Sacramento area that are safe every time we go there... PF Chang's, Star Ginger (great Pad Thai!) and Red Robin, oh and they did accommodate me at Burgers and Brew (without a bun). I was THRILLED to add this wonderful Mexican restaurant to our list! The food was soooooo yummy! And it was like being a "normal" person, ordering off of a normal menu. What a treat! I would put this at the top of my list of favorites...everything was so fresh and yummmmy! Tried Chipotle but found massive cross contamination. When I called Zocalo's to make sure they really did have a GF menu, they assured me that they did, and a dedicated fryer.. When we arrived and were seated, they brought a basket of chips and salsa, so I asked the waiter if the chips were gluten free, or cooked in a dedicated fryer, and he said... nope, sorry, and I was very disappointed. I thought that was VERY strange, so I asked again, and he said he'd go check. Sure enough, he came back and said, yes they are gluten free. YAY! Things got better from there. He recommended the fish tacos for me, and enchiladas with mole sauce for my gluten eating husband. Mine was SOOOOO good, with that fresh lime juice squeezed on it, it really gave it a nice fresh little kick. The tacos were served with lime rice and black beans. after eating two of the tacos, I had to pass the third to my hubby, and he loved it too, but we were both stuffed when we left! We will happily be going back real soon.

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    5 ratingAugust 05, 2013

    Wonderful experience. We clarified that it is the chef's sister that has Celiac. Almost everything on the menu is gluten free; just stay away from the mole sauce, flour tortillas, and chile relleno. We were treated with amazing service and felt very supported in ordering gluten free. To top it all off, the food was absolutely amazing- gluten free or not!

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    4 ratingJune 23, 2012

    I have eaten here safely a few times. I always get the corn tortilla tacos and they are delicious. The server doesn't always know which items are gluten free but they'll go check.

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    5 ratingJune 22, 2012

    The owners sister has celiac this the majority of their menu is gluten free. just make sure to mention it to your 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 – 9:00 pm

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