Asian Box

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 10 ratings
$Dedicated Gluten-Free Facility, Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu + 10 more

4503 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Directions

(949) 769-6059
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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    June 16, 2017

    We eat here all the time and I feel safe. Never gotten sick. Love the beef bowl with peanut sauce. Yummmm!! The iced coffee is really good and strong too. Staff is very helpful and polite. Great establishment.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    May 28, 2017

    Excellent - entire restaurant is gluten free!

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    5 rating
    May 28, 2017

    This was our first time trying Asian box and we loved it. The food was really yummy and the restaurant is completely gluten free which is really nice. The staff was amazing and helpful too! Definitely recommend!

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    5 rating
    May 27, 2017

    Great food and really friendly staff. Everything is GF so no need to worry.

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    5 rating
    April 22, 2017

    Super, super good. 100% gf and the staff rocked. Fresh ingredients and super tasty sauces. Wish there was one closer to my house so I could go several times a week!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    March 26, 2017

    Dedicated gluten free outfit with 5 star service, intelligent and knowledgeable staff and excellent tasting food. This place has essentially taken over the gap left by Chipotle's Shophouse starting to serve gluten in the meals and dropping the QC with training their staff.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    March 26, 2017

    The Asian Box is amazing! Fast casual with 5 star service. We ordered a specialty drink and he gave us two so we could try both flavors. They walked around with samples so we could try a different meal. They had cucumber mint water available The food was delicious. 100% gluten free!!!! It was exactly what my soul needed on a very sad day.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    March 23, 2017

    I loved the food, the atmosphere, the friendly staff, and NO POSSIBILITY OF CROSS-CONTAMINATION!!!!! Seriously. It's awesome. Everything they serve is gluten-free. Totally Celiac safe.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    March 05, 2017

    All Gluten Free! The food is fresh and delicious! Build your own meal from a variety of protein and sauce choices. I enjoyed the rice, chicken and curry sauce box with pickled vegetables and bean sprouts. They are 100% gluten free and do not allow gluten in the restaurant 😍

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    December 18, 2016

    My favorite place to eat! Love everything on the menu, especially the lemongrass pork and the peanut sauce. Super cheap, hearty portions, amazing service (seriously, some fabulous people work here) and ALL gluten free! The staff can't even bring gluten for their lunches. A great answer for celiacs who feel a bit socially isolated...take all your friends to Asian Box!

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    5 rating
    October 27, 2017

    445 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

    In town for business and tried this 100% gluten free facility. Had to pinch myself to believe it. Healthy asian GF food. Had the Miss Jones box with Lemongrass pork. Flavorful, fresh. Wish I lived here. The staff went above and beyond.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    October 25, 2017

    1078 E Brokaw Rd, San Jose, CA 95131

    This is my go-to spot. 100% dedicated gluten free and delicious

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    October 17, 2017

    1078 E Brokaw Rd, San Jose, CA 95131

    Great food, big β€˜o bowl for under $12.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    October 11, 2017

    2121 Cloverfield Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404

    I asked if they were gluten free and I turned around and it had something on the wall that said 100% gluten free facility

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    September 30, 2017

    1078 E Brokaw Rd, San Jose, CA 95131

    Excellent! I've been here multiple times, no symptoms afterwards (yes, I actually get physically sick) and everything I've ordered has been really good. That said, they aren't quite 100% GF - they sell regular beer... ;-) Not likely to cross-contaminate, certainly!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    September 21, 2017

    1078 E Brokaw Rd, San Jose, CA 95131

    Amazing fresh and delicious food! And the best part is that everything there is 100% gluten free! So glad they opened up a location in San Jose. I would love to have one near Santa Clara too!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 22, 2017

    1078 E Brokaw Rd, San Jose, CA 95131

    the only gluten free restaurant in the area. Chipotle style with Vietnamese flag flavors

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 09, 2017

    1078 E Brokaw Rd, San Jose, CA 95131

    Lots of choices! I had catfish. Deeeeelicious! They even post where they source their foods, like rice!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 06, 2017

    1078 E Brokaw Rd, San Jose, CA 95131

    Asian Box is 100% gluten free, Vietnamese street food. Pick a signature box or create your own!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 24, 2017

    2031 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94123

    100% GF. Perfect for lunch or dinner takeout!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 07, 2017

    445 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

    Why are there not more of these across the nation. Delicious and fresh. Friendly staff and quick service. Is 6stars an option?

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    June 12, 2017

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    CLOSED. But I remember them well...tasty, good value, fresh, and oh, safe for us!

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    Celiac
    1 rating
    June 11, 2017

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    We just got here and found out they closed a few days ago. Bummer

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    June 10, 2017

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Absolutely delicious and totally gluten free. If I lived in San Francisco I'd be eating here all the time.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    June 06, 2017

    1401 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010

    Really fantastic. And NO Gluten WORRIES! Delivery to airport hotel via DoorDash. Watch out, DD successfully added huge tip on my behalf-turning a 12 dollar take out into a 30 dollar meal.

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    1 rating
    June 05, 2017

    1401 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010

    Everything had soy. I had to leave.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    May 31, 2017

    1401 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010

    Dedicated GF facility. Lots of options to decide to eat. Staff was helpful with answering my questions.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    May 11, 2017

    1401 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010

    This place is fantastic I can't believe it doesn't have more reviews!! πŸ’― Gluten free everything! We ordered the Vietnam Surf box and the shrimp spring rolls. They were both Fantastic and the sauces were tangy and delicious! I love Asian inspired food so I was very happy! The box portions were generous so I felt I got what I paid for! Will be returning!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    May 11, 2017

    1401 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010

    Delicious πŸ˜‹ and fantastic portions.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    May 02, 2017

    1401 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010

    We love this chain for fast, fresh, healthy and yummy all gluten free food. So happy to have them in Burlingame!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    April 24, 2017

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    super friendly, this place is a gem. food was amazing and everything is gf πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    March 20, 2017

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Safe and delicious!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    February 20, 2017

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Eat here almost every week. Order at counter place hidden in basement food court of Macy's. Delicious, flavorful variety.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    February 10, 2017

    445 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

    Everything here is incredibly delicious!!! From shrimp spring rolls to pork to chicken curry, the Asian Box has some of the most delicious and affordable gluten free food you'll find. Your friends will not even know! They even have cold brew iced coffee made with coconut milk. The staff told me they don't use any dairy either so no risk of cross contamination here. I ate 5 or 6 meals here during my stay and did not get sick at all.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    February 06, 2017

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    the joy of finding places like this is one of huge perks of travel for celiacs. it's a lunch counter type place on the lower level of a mall, but with music playing and not unpleasant surroundings. reasonable prices, extensive options and combinations, tasty real food, they say everything is 100% gf and cashier guy was able to quickly look up items that contain dairy (apparently just coffee). I envy celiacs who live nearby. check it out

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    January 27, 2017

    445 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

    Beyond my gluten allergy I have a slew of other intolerances and they were amazingly accommodating. Got the shrimp steamed, no seasoning, bean sprouts, steamed veggies, crispy shallots and rice noodles. Was fantastic and fresh. Will definitely come back. Place is truly 100% gluten free.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    December 03, 2016

    855 El Camino Real, Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, CA 94301

    !st time ordering here. Have eaten at their location in Mtn. View many times. Not sure of authenticity, but the food is very good. Portion size is good. Not fancy but not cafeteria food, either. Some differences in offerings to additions to box meal here in Palo Alto. Spicer Peanut Sauce, and good. Not Thai Peanut Sauce recipe, but still good. Love that I can order freely and eat worry-free. Worth the price. Love the caramel egg. Steak, chicken and Tofu all tasty and good protein choices. Dairy free for majority of options too, which I am grateful for.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    November 21, 2016

    855 El Camino Real, Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, CA 94301

    Great, flavorful food. Everything is gluten free. Staff is very friendly and food came out quickly.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    October 03, 2016

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Absolutely fabulous. I could eat here every day. All fresh ingredients cooked to order. Dedicated gluten free restaurant. JalapeΓ±os are fresh and HOT. LOVED every single bite. Located in Macy's on the lowest C level. Next to Union Square.

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    5 rating
    August 27, 2016

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    This made me so happy. I had the rice noodles with coconut curry tofu but I can't wait to try the whole menu.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 20, 2016

    855 El Camino Real, Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, CA 94301

    Easy and delicious.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    August 14, 2016

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Totally GF. No disclaimers telling you to beware of you are celiac. Tastes great too

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    July 24, 2016

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Can't say how important places like this are for my extremely gluten-intolerant husband and I. Safe, yummy, & satisfying!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    June 27, 2016

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Downstairs in Macy's, an easy build-your-own bowl of GF/DF goodness. It made lunch easy, stress free, and was delicious too!

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    5 rating
    April 25, 2016

    445 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

    Delicious!! Can't wait to go here again.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    March 10, 2016

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Delicious shrimp salad with Asian greens. All gluten free! Celiac heaven.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    February 15, 2016

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    1st time here! The food is so good, big portions, and safe! The spring rolls in the peanut sauce are amazing.

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    1 rating
    February 14, 2016

    116 E Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

    AS OF 2/14/16 THIS LOCATION IS CLOSED

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    February 02, 2016

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Gluten-free establishment, great selection, excellent food.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    January 09, 2016

    116 E Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

    Fresh, flavorful fast food. Great customer service. We've never had a problem eating at Asian Box. We appreciate that they have a zero-waste business model and that signs are posted warning that no outside food is allowed due to cross-contamination concerns.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    January 03, 2016

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    So great! Although when they say the Hot Box is spicy they're not joking. My boyfriend is the most tolerant person of spicy food I've ever met and he couldn't even finish it!

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    5 rating
    December 08, 2015

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Really fresh ingredients! Food was amazing.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    November 12, 2015

    445 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

    This entire place is GF! No risk of cross-contamination here! It's also delicious, healthy, fresh, and fast! You can walk in and pick up or order a pre-made box or custom order. You can also place orders online and be in and out in moments.

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    October 07, 2015

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Fantastic food and it was such a treat not have to worry about cross-contamination. My 14 year old Daughter has celiac and can be a picky eater. She loved the rice and chicken with lime sauce. The chicken is "5 spice", but was not spicy. I'm giving it 4 instead of 5 only because they didn't actually give me exactly what I ordered (white rice instead of brown rice), but what they gave me was still delicious.

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    5 rating
    September 15, 2015

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Everything on menu is gluten free, fresh, local, all natural ingredients. It's a great place for a quick bite to eat.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    June 08, 2015

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Amazing. Everything is GF. Love it

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    May 28, 2015

    116 E Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

    This place is so good! I swear I come here once a week! Everything is gluten free and they don't allow food to enter the premise, so it stays gluten free! Very Celiac friendly!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    May 18, 2015

    116 E Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

    Completely GF and tasty.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    April 24, 2015

    855 El Camino Real, Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, CA 94301

    I love this restaurant! It's so comforting and stress free knowing that I can walk in and order anything I want and I don't have to worry about what's in it, or if there is any cross contamination! Such a plus, and the food is amazing!

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    April 10, 2015

    170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    I finally made it to the basement of Macy's to try Asian Box. It was just before noon on a weekday and there was no line, but as I was eating the line formed out the door, so keep in mind this place is popular! You order at the left counter and pick up your box at the right counter. The vegan options for your box are extra veggies in lieu of protein or tofu. The toppings are vegan except for egg and so are the sauces. I removed a star because I did not get exactly what I ordered. I felt like all I got were noodles, tofu, sauce, and a few very small pieces of limp steamed veggies and I asked for many other toppings. So, beware if you go at the lunch rush the quality might suffer a bit.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Celiac Friendly
  • Dedicated Gluten-Free Facility
  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

  • Asian
  • Dairy-Free
  • Locally Sourced
  • Lunch
  • Organic
  • Pescetarian Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Thai
  • Vegan Friendly
  • Vietnamese
Monday
11 am - 9 pm
Tuesday
11 am - 9 pm
Wednesday
11 am - 9 pm
Thursday
11 am - 9 pm
Friday
11 am - 9 pm
Saturday
11 am - 9 pm
Sunday
11 am - 9 pm
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