Bartaco

17 recent ratings
$$ • Mexican Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Dessert, Tacos, Tortillas
Safety Rating
15 ratings

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299 North Highland Avenue Northeast P
Atlanta, GA 30307
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Most Recent Reviews


Celiac

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Cool place. Great margarita. Almost everything is gf and servers know it. Ordering and payment via QR code on table.

I had to ask twice if the battered and deep fried oyster taco and fish taco were gf. Both times the server confirms gf (they tasted great- I’ll amend the review if symptoms of exposure develop).

Overall great experience. Highly recommend

Safety


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

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the 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?

— Excellent

Updated 2 weeks ago read full review

Gluten Intolerant

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I ordered to go. I order the duck roasted tacos, they didn’t come as advertised they were supposed to come with caramelized onions which I love. I didn’t get that I got raw onions. Also my duck was spicy, I ordered it because it was one of the ones on the menu that wasn’t. I now have a burning mouth and have basically wasted money. Mom got the Baja fish and wasn’t happy either.

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

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

— Below Average

Updated 4 months ago read full review

Gluten Intolerant

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Cauliflower appetizer, tacos, chips and salsa are staples. Staff are knowledgeable. Fun environment’

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 1 year 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

  • Dessert
  • Gluten-Free Menu
  • Tacos
  • Tortillas

Categories

  • Allergy Friendly
  • Brunch
  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Dinner
  • Healthy
  • Keto Friendly
  • Kid Friendly
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Mexican
  • Online Ordering
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout
  • Vegan Friendly

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Celiac

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Not all menu items are GF (e.g. the duck birra is no longer GF). Ordered the steak taco, chicken taco, and a margarita and am currently having a reaction. There are some things here that are GF, but you need to be really careful.

Safety


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

— Not at all

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?

— Excellent

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Review


All menu items are GF other than desserts

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
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for lunch
  • Good vegetarian options
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Delicious menu and almost all GF! They mark which items have gluten in them, which are very few.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Food comes out flagged or marked gluten-free

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 breakfast/brunch
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Good vegetarian options
  • Good with other allergies
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 1 year ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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Food is great and safe but the atmosphere was painful, and I don't recommend taking children or anyone sensitive to loud noises here. They blast super loud music and the priority is drinks, not the food which is ordered a la carte.

You use an app to order the food and there are no waiters. This made things like asking for cheese for my daughter's taco weird, because you flag down the hostess who seated you with a little cards. No one will check on you or make rounds like a normal restaurant. Water was scarce and they give you a tiny pitcher for tiny glasses. Again, they want you to order drinks and little tacos for a couple hours.

The tacos were yummy and you can get corn tortillas or a lettuce wrap.

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Dog friendly
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for keto
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Good vegetarian options
  • Good with other allergies
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
  • Reservations recommended
Updated 1 year ago read full review

Gluten Intolerant

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Super yummy food! I had tacos and a bowl. Highly recommend the Brussels sprouts. When you order on your phone, you can check off that you have a “gluten allergy”. Lots of options!

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 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Excellent food 90% of the food is gluten free. I pigged out on 7 tacos and no celiac reaction (they are small street style tacos with a gourmet twist) It’s so hard to find truly gluten free great Mexican food - highly recommended BarTaco.

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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The food was delicious and the manager couldn’t be nicer when I explained that I have celiac. He not only told me that the menu is 90% GF but proceeded to quadruple check about a food I wanted to eat that he wasn’t sure about! I felt totally safe eating here and can’t wait to come back :)

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 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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All ordering done with an app on your phone where you can make any modifications you need. Another neat feature is that you can order at any point, so if you decide to get another taco mid-meal it'll come out right away.

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?

— Good

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Overall Rating

Review


The ability to order on the app and add your allergies is fantastic. The fact that everything is gluten-free, except for their desserts and kids’ meals are amazing!!

Awesome experience. I will keep on coming back.

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 1 year ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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Review


Bartaco continues to be reliable! I’ve eaten at the chain in a handful of different states, and I’ve never had a problem. They make it easy to flag your order as a gluten allergy when you order online. Atlanta has 3 locations, and I would trust any of them. I love the taco packs for sharing! Just wish they would make crema and cotija available as add-ons. Also, just an FYI that have a full spreadsheet of allergens and cross contamination risks on their website, but you have to search for it!

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good with other allergies
  • Offers online ordering
Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Unusual experience in that you have no waitress but there is a wait team that brings your items to the table… which as a celiac makes me uncomfortable becuase I like to know I have one specific server that’s looking out for me. However, I was reasonably confident that the food was GF because the my said the entire menu was GF other than desserts and the “special” taco. They also have a clear selection when ordering for listing gluten allergy and notes. The food and cocktails were really good.

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

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?

— Some

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

— Good

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Overall Rating

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

Celiac

Overall Rating

Review


As someone with Celiac that lives in a rural area, I rarely get to go out to eat. My husband and I stopped in Bartaco on our last trip to Atlanta, and it was fantastic. I felt like the staff was very knowledgeable about gluten and the food was excellent. I sampled a variety of tacos and had a fabulous spicy margarita. Upon learning that it was our first visit, one of the hostesses even brought us complimentary duck tacos to sample. I would definitely go back and recommend to friends.

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

Celiac

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Everything on the menu except for dessert is gluten free. Everything is separate so the bill can get pricey. For example, the chips & salsa are not complimentary like a typical Mexican restaurant. The tacos are reasonably priced at $3/taco. I loved the duck taco!!!

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 lunch
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good with other allergies
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

Overall Rating

Review


Almost everything (minus some of the desserts) is gluten free. What has gluten is marked on the menu. Ordering takes place online and there is a spot on your order to mark if you have a gluten allergy. Everyone was super friendly and the atmosphere was great. I highly recommend the Baja fish tacos.

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

Celiac

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So much of the menu is gluten free that they mark the few items that are *not* safe! For reference, my partner is extremely sensitive to cross contamination so we have to be extra picky. We visited the Inman Park location.

On the downside, the bar was uncomfortably crowded for Covid with the tables right next to each other. While the staff are wearing masks, I didn't see a single patron with one, even before being seated. So even outside I was a little uncomfortable with the risk. The place was also super loud, but the music was good. They've gone completely paperless so you sit, scan the table's barcode, and then open their app. You place your order in the app, marking each item with allergens as needed (gluten, dairy, nuts, shellfish, etc) and even pay through the app at the end of the meal, so contact with staff is minimal (an introvert's dream! 🤣).

The guacamole wasn't very good at all. Way too much lime and salt, no tomato, and it seemed at least partially made with Florida avocados because it was super bland beyond just hot salty and sour. Not worth the money. But the TACOS...oh the tacos were a different story. They're small, so if you're used to eating three tacos, you'll want about five of these. And they are SO GOOD.

I had the chicken verde, which wasn't that spicy but had a great smoky grill flavor. The duck was my least favorite, as it was oily and a little bland, but tender. The ribeye was good. The crispy oysters were my absolute favorite, just lovely and tender. My partner liked the mushroom tacos best, followed by the oyster.

Overall we were very impressed and plan to make this place a regular visit whenever we're in Atlanta. While the tacos are small, the rice bowls look like they're a good sized meal, and might be better value for money if you're on a budget.

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 kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers delivery
Updated 2 years ago read full review

Overall Rating

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Review


LOVE bartaco but celiacs beware:

-They cook the corn tortillas on the same surface as flour so I always opt for lettuce wraps -They claim the mojo pork is cooked with gluten free beer HOWEVER it’s omission beer which is currently *crafted to removed gluten* so not 100% gf -chips currently fried in safe fryer but double check-may vary on the day

I’ve eaten here several times and been fine and I’m extremely sensitive

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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Review


Awesome for gf! The majority of the menu is gf so they actually mark the items WITH gluten!!! Awesomeness!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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i eat here alot. basically a totally gluten free menu and very few options with flour. tacos are AWESOME but tiny so it can get pricey for a "casual" meal if your hungry.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I’ve been many times and I always love it. I’ve had many tacos and bowls that are safe. Remember to ask for corn tacos instead of chips with the guacamole. The fryer isn’t dedicated gf.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Overall Rating

Review


My server was very knowledgeable about what I could eat that was both GF and DF. I had many more options than I'm used to having. The manager stopped by to ensure I was having a good experience. Very impressed! I'll drive the 45 minutes to eat here again.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Celiac

Overall Rating

Review


Delicious and wide variety of GF options. Excellent service.

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegetarian options
  • Offers outdoor seating
Celiac

Overall Rating

Review


Delicious loads of options almost all gluten free

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

Overall Rating

Review


Very knowledgeable, almost everything is gluten free. You mark on the app which allergies you have and put Celiac Disease in the notes. Absolutely delicious! Went here 2 days in a row.

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
Celiac

Overall Rating

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

Symptomatic Celiac

Overall Rating

Review


Ate there twice, the first time in restaurant. Very clear with each server. Said everything but the quesadillas and desserts are gluten free. Confirmed they can make the quesadillas on corn tortillas. Second time, ordered online and noted allergy and ask to take care to avoid cross contamination and ask to swap flour tortillas for corn. I was ordering for my two sons that have celiac and I was away (they had a babysitter). Unfortunately, the restaurant did not swap the tortilla and I only noticed when I came home. I now have two very sick kids. I would not recommend as it is not safe for people with celiac as the servers and kitchen did not read notes.

Safety


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

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much/None

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

— Poor

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