Both my daughter and I are gluten intolerant and we ate here twice on a recent trip to San Diego. We had Heard that Denny's had a new menu with gluten free items on it. The first time was the middle of the afternoon and our waiter was great. He was super careful, talked to the cooks and they made our eggs in a separate pan. We had bacon, eggs, hash browns and evena gluten free english muffin. If I was rating based solely on this I would give it 5 stars. We went back late at night several days later. Totally different experience. Our first waitress thought we had an allergy to glue and after letting us sit for 45 minutes told us she was not sure they could cook our food in a separate place. After I insisted they could because they did it a few days ago she went and got another waitress. This new waitress was great and became our advocate. She even caught a cross contamination issue with the english muffin before it got to me. We did not get sick thanks to her. So clearly, while there are items that could be safe on the menu it depends on the time of day and who you get. They are not knowledgeable as a whole staff.
Denny's has updated their main menu to show many GF options, and even have GF English muffins (likely Glutino, they appear identical to ones I've bought from the store). As with all restaurants, it's always a good idea to alert your server, I cannot say for sure that it's Celiac friendly, but I have yet to become ill eating there.
Ate here one day with no problem. The next day they delivered an ordinary English muffin instead of a gluten free one. They ran out! Luckily I noticed and scraped the hash browns off which is where the muffin was. Did not get sick luckily. Spoke to the cashier about it. not sure she understood or did anything about it.
There are plenty of GF options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. The menu is clearly labeled with its GF offerings.
Good food. No reaction. Fast service
Gluten free was clearly marked on the menu but staff seems very uneducated. They glutened me HARD with a plain yoghurt and fruit. Server Patricia couldn't have cared less about my celiac statement before ordering, I should have left then but I thought "how can they possibly f*ck up a fruit cup?". I even went over cross-contamination with her and she was just vacant and unresponsive, but we had limited time to eat as one of us had a flight to catch and couldn't re-situate ourselves. She offered me a gluten free English muffin but they cook it in the same spot as the regular muffins so they're rendered not gluten free and I don't think they should be allowed to mark it on the menu as gluten free. Within minutes of eating (I have a very fast response) I was vomiting and had diarrhea, which is great right before a 4 hour drive home. Thanks for ruining the end of my trip and the next 2 weeks, Patricia.
I am GF/DF, GF items are listed in the menu. they had a GF English muffin that was good, even my friend had it! I was very surprised when the waiter brought the cook out because I asked about my eggs and hashbrowns to not be cooked in butter as I am dairy free too. they made my food seperate as it took a little longer to make. I was really surprised at how accommodating they were and I thanked them for that. it's now several hours later and I feel great with no issues! I will be back! they don't have a dedicated area in the kitchen but I felt they did their best with my requests.
What I liked about Denny's is how they already have GF labels on the menu making it easier for us to know exactly what you can eat. I also let the waitress know my situation and they took good care of my skillet, which was delicious.
Dennys now has items marked Gluten free, but the training is not there yet. My salad came with croutons, which I didn't notice until I had started eating. Already feeling it. Asked if the croutons were gluten free, the waitress said the cook said they were ok for gluten free people, but the manager said no, they are regular bread. They generously offered me 20% off. They should be paying me if they advertise Gluten Free on the menu and screw it up this badly. Cook obviously has not had any good training. They need good standardization from corporate if they are going to be claiming GF on the menu.
Denny's now really welcomes the gluten free community. Their menu is clearly marked which items are gluten free. There are many gluten free items for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Their special is their gluten free English muffins.
Denny's itself is still Denny's ;-) but they have done a ton to improve their labeling. It's so much easier than before to order gf. The Rome Denny's, however, always has issues - poor staff, construction, credit card machines down, etc etc. but we've had good gf experiences.
Clearly labeled gf items. Cheap and a good amount of food. It's nice to have a good cheap hangover restaurant to go to with my friends that has gf options. They also have glutino gf English muffins which are amazing! Only 4 stars because it isn't really delicious top quality food, but that's not what it is supposed to be. Never had a reaction from the food here and I've had several different gf labeled meals.
I was really impressed!! They had a GF menu and I got to enjoy a delicious breakfast.. I also went thru their dinner options and u can create your own meal.. They also have a GF Quesadilla and Nachos😱😊😊👍🏽 make sure u tell them not 2 cross contaminate it but excellent place.
Their menu is covered in "GF" things which surprised me so I talked to a manager and told him the extent of my allergy and he said he would personally see to it that the kitchen was cleaned. 10 minutes into eating my meal he came back out and asked me if it had been cooked on the clean part... How should I know? He then said he honestly had no idea what gluten was but that he would go recook it for me. Obviously, if I had already eaten it, it was too late.
Great for gluten free breakfast which they all day long. Many Denny's are open 24/7 and are located near major highways. We have eaten at Denny's in many states and never had a problem. Should be added nation wide.