Review of August 1 Five

524 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102

Overall Rating


We ate here for brunch. The staff was extremely helpful with helping me figure out which items could be made without cross contamination and vegetarian. I ordered the seasonal veggie appam, which was amazing and the masala cheese omelet (with rice instead of toast). The asparagus uttapam can also be made gluten free but they were out of the ingredients to make it (presumably some of the meat dishes could also be made gluten free, but I didn’t ask about those ones). The palak chaat has gluten free ingredients but is cross contaminated somehow (might be a good option for someone less sensitive). My omelet came out with two potato slices on the plate. I asked the waiter if they had been fried in a shared fryer and he said they had and immediately apologized (and seemed ready to re-make my meal), but they weren’t touching my omelet, so I just gave them to someone else in our party, and the waiter removed the omelet from our bill without being asked. The meal was delicious and I felt great afterwards.

Celiac friendly?


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