Benedict's La Strata

9 ratings
$ • Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Safety Rating
4 ratings

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40 N Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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Symptomatic Celiac

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I’ve been to this restaurant twice and have had such great experiences. They are very friendly and there are so many menu items for gluten free customers!

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

Updated 2 months ago read full review

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Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I have celiacs and I love this place, never had a reaction. Gluten free english muffin, omelettes are amazing!

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

  • Breakfast
  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Vegan Friendly

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Was so sick within an hour of eating at Benedict's. The server was not knowledgeable, but she did convinced me when I ordered that there was no wheat flour in the sauce for the gluten-free blueberry pancakes. After I started eating them I suspected that was not the case. I almost had to go to the hospital because I was so violently sick. I always appreciate when restaurants try to accommodate celiacs, so it's not easy writing a bad review. But the carelessness was beyond a little cross contamination. I can never go back.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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While the food is delicious, it is not a safe place to eat if you have celiac disease or other gluten sensitivity due to shared pans and cooking utensils. The kitchen is very small and while the omelets are gluten free, they are prepared on the same surfaces as gluten items. If you are just trying to avoid gluten, it's a fabulous place

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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I have eaten here twice. Nice atmosphere, hod service, and they offer gluten free items on their menu, even for the daily specials. Both times I ordered gluten free omelets. The first time I was fine. The second time both my daughter and I were sick within an hour and had to quit shopping to go home. We both ordered gluten free omelets (different kinds), potatoes and fruit. I told the waitress to mark the order gluten free so they would be careful in the preparation. I can only assume we were glutened from cross contamination. I'm very sensitive but my daughter is not.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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Made the mistake of going during a dinner serving. GF is very limited then and won't make things from the breakfast menu. Staff education seemed to be hit or miss. Actually almost left because I didn't quite trust them. Had an enjoyable meal and did not get glutened....

Updated 10 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Good food. there are options on the menu marked w/ a GF, some more items seem like they should be marked but arent. staff is friendly, really cute place!

Updated 11 years ago read full review

Celiac

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My kids & I eat here frequently. They have gf pancakes and many items noted as gf on the menu. Read all the menu though because there ate other items that are also gf. Great outdoor patio in a cute downtown setting.

Updated 12 years ago read full review

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