Alpaca Peruvian Charcoal Chicken

7 recent ratings
$$ • Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Beer
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7 ratings

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703a 9th St
Durham, NC 27705
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Symptomatic Celiac

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Called on ubereat. Called them to make sure that everything would be fine (cross contamination etc.). In the end, I received the wrong order with glutened stuff in it ..

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Average

Updated 2 months ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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Nice place!!

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Good

Updated 6 months ago read full review

Overall Rating

Review


Love this place. So safe and so delicious. Lots of options and a knowledgeable staff.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
Updated 9 months ago read full review

This establishment is NOT a dedicated gluten-free facility and may not be safe for those with celiac disease. Please contact the establishment directly to inquire about safety precautions.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Reported to have a dedicated fryer
  • Beer
  • Gluten-Free Menu

Categories

  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Delivery
  • Dinner
  • Healthy
  • Keto Friendly
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Online Ordering
  • Peruvian
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout

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Celiac

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When basic is best it is as expected. Seasoned grilled chicken and various sides. It's all that is needed. The sides are small so to share, get a variety. Most of the dishes are gluten free, so you can take your pick. For 3, we had a whole chicken with the 2 sides as a combo and 3 more for choice. There were leftovers. The guys were great in helping me select and avoid the gluten. When in the area, I'll go again.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free fryer
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
Updated 11 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Eaten here many times without issue. Make sure to check their allergens list before ordering. Most items gluten free but a few, like black beans, are not

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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I've eaten here 3 times without issue. The fries, yucca, chicken, and green beans are safe. So are the green and yellow sauces.

Black beans and fried rice aren't GF, according to staff (shout out to Diego for warning me).

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Gluten Intolerant

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Excellent restaurant with felicitous chicken and sides. Also has gluten free fried rice!

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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Review


Very good fast food. Most of the menu gluten free. Celiac and no issue after eating there many times.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Overall Rating

Review


Great gluten free options. The food is really good.

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Overall Rating

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Overall Rating

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Never had Peruvian food... it was DELICIOUS!! the guy who took my order at the front had a list of ingredients. Most items are GF! They were able to hold the onions and sauce on the chicken saltado since i am sensitive to onions too. Tasty!! The purple drink was nice.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I absolutely love this place. Almost everything on the menu is gluten free. Their incredible charcoal chicken makes alpaca my favorite restaurant in Durham.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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Hashimoto's

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Great place to eat. I am GF and DF and there are only 2 sides I cannot have because of gluten. Very knowledgeable staff and amazing food. I highly recommend this place!!

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Gluten Intolerant

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So many choices for gluten free options! The only things that are not gluten free from the main menu options are the black beans and the soup. The chicken is delicious and is free of all major allergens. Lots of sides including fun choices like yuca and plantains for the adventurous and fries for the more conventional. Everything was fresh, hot, and tasty!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Symptomatic Celiac

Overall Rating

Review


Alpaca is great - clean, safe, and really nice people. Always great to eat at Alpaca!

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free fryer

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Celiac

Overall Rating

Review


Chicken and many sides are gluten free. The sauces contain soy so I was advised against eating them. Plenty of food. Had the chicken with rice and green beans plus maduros (sweet plantains) my son had yucca fries too.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free fryer

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Celiac

Overall Rating

Review


Great chicken, white rice, green beans, corn But has a shared fryer - yuca is not safe

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegetarian options
  • Good with other allergies
Wheat Allergy

Overall Rating

Review


I have food allergies, not celiac. Common food allergens list posted inside. I had white chicken without any sauces, sweet plantains, and yucca fries - all gluten free. Very yummy! When I first asked about food allergies, the worker I spoke to asked someone else just to make sure. That person came back while I was ordering just to make sure I saw the food allergy list and restated what I could and could not eat. Later, somebody came out to check on me while we were eating.

Safety


Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for lunch
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating

Overall Rating

Review


This was delicious! We had dark meat, coleslaw and yucca fries. The chicken was flavorful and moist.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

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