66% of 6 votes say it's celiac friendly

5940 State Street, Saginaw, MI 48603 Directions

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Tried a couple of times. Sick both times.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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The manager came to our table and showed me the allergen list, which was super helpful. There weren't a ton of options but there were a decent amount, and the waitress was super helpful in checking to make sure various things (eg hash browns) were legit gf. I ended up deciding to order a burger without the bun and she was able to change a few things up for me. They said they had separate utensils and things in the kitchen and everyone seemed to know what they were talking about and how to ask the right questions. Food was pretty good - not stellar, but good, exactly the quality I would expect from Applebee's - perfectly adequate and much better than the granola bar I had brought as a back up.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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They have options but they are limited. I am allergic to corn as well so maybe that made it VERY limited but the chicken and shrimp skillet was great as an option!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years 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

  • Appetizers
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

  • Kid Friendly
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Seafood

Notes


"As America’s Favorite Neighbor, the health and safety of our guests are top priorities at Applebee’s. As part of our commitment to you, we provide the most current allergen information available from our food suppliers on eight common allergens plus gluten and added monosodium glutamate (MSG), so that our guests with food allergies can make informed food selections. Please be aware that during normal kitchen operations involving shared cooking and preparation areas, including common fryer oil, the possibility exists for food items to come in contact with other food products. Due to these circumstances, we are unable to guarantee that any menu item can be completely free of allergens."

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The manager came out and explained the allergy menu to me which was very nice and made me feel better as I was nervous eating here due to so many people saying the Applebee's chains made them sick every time. I got the fiesta lime chicken and the garlic mashed potatoes with ranch. Everything was delicious and I did not get sick.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Every single time I eat here and they tell me it's gluten free I leave sick

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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The manager came to my table brought me the gf menu. Explained things to me was very friendly.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Not celiac

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Good sized menu, chain restaurant.

Safety


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

— 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

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

— Good

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Good with other allergies
  • Offers delivery
Celiac

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No knowledge whatsoever of gluten free, several gf items listed on website were not offered

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much

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

— Average

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers online ordering

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I ordered wings and a Rice bowl both were marked as gluten sensitive on the menu. I informed the server that I can not have gluten. She said all items on the menu were gluten free( not true). My wings arrived at the table and I had to send them back. They gave me the boneless wings(breaded) they replaced them with bone in wings. After eating most of my food I was feeling very ill. I am not sure what happened but I ate gluten.

Safety


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

— Not at all

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for kids
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers delivery
  • Offers online ordering
Celiac

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Last time I had went, the staff was not entirely sure what I could have, she had given me the allergen binder which was good, but from what I saw and read all I could have there was the steamed broccoli and applesauce. Maybe they have more items now, but there was not much of a variety.

Safety


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

— Not at all

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— None

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

— Below Average

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for takeout
Celiac

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The menu has “GS” (gluten sensitive) next to the items that don’t have any gluten ingredients in them. When I asked my server if there were dedicated fryers or spaces for preparing gluten free foods she said no. I had the corn chips and queso which was good and then the riblets for my meal. Fries that came with meal were not in dedicated fryer, so I asked for just the riblets and was still charged for the fries. Probably won’t be back here as it was too risky as someone with celiac.

Safety


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

— Not at all

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for takeout

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