Applebee's

2 recent ratings
$ • Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
0% of 2 votes say it's celiac friendly
581 2nd St
Manchester, NH 03102

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Not celiac

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Not gluten friendly and though I was assured it was safe within an hour of eating I was violently sick

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?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— None

Updated 5 months ago read full review

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Not gluten friendly. Even items marked gluten safe are cross contaminated on fryer and grill.

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Got celiac disease? Yeahhhh...no. Better off going elsewhere. Food’s ok tasting, but you’ll likely get glutened.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 4 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

  • Gluten-Free Menu

Categories

  • Dinner
  • Kid Friendly
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant

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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Celiac

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Wish their selection was bigger though. Great service, though!

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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No GF bread or many GF options.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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This restaurant is not gluten free friendly. There is no gluten free menue they have one binder thst lists nutritional information and each meal by catagory with allergen warnings. General manager seemed to be accomidating as I advised of my needs.The food seemex ok but bland.With in an hour or so of eating the supposed. gluten free meal I had a serious reaction with abdomial cramps and diarhea. all night. Stay away from. Applebees!

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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I'm not impressed with the selection, not even steak can gluten-free because of the seasoning. The list of choices is a very short list. Very short, I wouldn't waste time and money going to the restaurant (I have found that every branch is the same) If I could choose 0 stars, I would.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Updated 8 years ago read full review

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We went here knowing that Applebees in general offers a pretty good and tasty gluten free menu. I have Celiac disease and am highly sensitive to anything with gluten, no matter how tiny an amount. After my husband and I were seated, our waiter came over. He was one of those who would start talking to you from twenty feet away, so you're completely unaware he's even trying to get your order. Once we figured out he was talking to us, it was hard to keep his attention, but we still made sure to mention (numerous times) about my food issue and he acknowledged. I figured my food would be fine. I was wrong. Normally I can finish off my meal there, I don't do appetizers or desert and so I feel satisfied, but not full after. After just a few bites, my stomach doubled in size and I felt full...something that never happens unless it's bad food. I spent the rest of the day asking my poor husband to stop at a number of restrooms throughout our travels home...oh and having to literally run through the mini golf course in a hurry is not fun with an injured knee!! (Thank you folks for letting me cut off your games!) Though I don't like putting down a restaurant, I just don't want others to suffer. Applebees overall is really good, this one in Manchester has potential, but I think our waiters inattentiveness may have played a huge part. I am also emailing the manager there so as to avoid any issues for others who attend. I plan on sticking to the Applebees in Concord as I have had multiple successful plates there and the staff are amazing.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 8 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Celiac

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they got rid of my ribblets, which I never got sick on. new menu, waiter not educated on gluten. didn't get sick the first time, did the second trip and April 2022 got sick again

Safety


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

— Not 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?

— Not Much

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

— Below Average

Not celiac

Overall Rating

Review


Many marked GF options on the menu

Safety


Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free fryer

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?

— Average

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dinner

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server straight up told me the store didnt have an allergen menu because they cant prevent allergens. Which -is false- and I didnt feel like arguing for it, so I opted for grilled chicken and mashed potatoes. I didnt feel sick after. Found the allergen menu online. Angry that my server wouldnt even work with me as an attempt to prevent contamination or assist me in finding something GF

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?

— 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?

— Good

Gluten Intolerant

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The service was great. Their menu has a "GS" next to items that are deemed gluten sensitive. The employees are also knowledgeable about cross contamination and shared friers. I have not had any issues here but it is important to note that there was no true "gluten free" items on the menu, only gluten sensitive so if you are celiac please be careful while dining here.

Safety


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

— 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?

— Not Much

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
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating

Overall Rating

Review


Have not eaten there in a while

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free fryer

Quality & Quantity


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

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