50% of 6 votes say it's celiac friendly

3924 Lenox Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22901 Directions

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I like the meals I've had here and it makes me so happy to get the giant gf cookie.

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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They gave a couple GF options but they are terrible. Staff is not friendly and knew anything about gluten. Why have a gluten free bun if the burgers themselves have gluten in them? Ridiculous

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Very good pizza crust, and their pizookie can be made gluten free. SO good. Didnt get sick here, but the service has been slow the past couple of times.

Updated 2 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

  • Beer
  • Bread/Buns
  • Burgers
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Pizza

Categories

  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Sports Bar
  • Takeout
  • Vegetarian Friendly

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We have been to a BJs before in CA and really liked it so my celiac daughter was excited when we saw this one was near our hotel. Their gf options were very limited here.When I questioned why their online menu had more gf I items she said it must be because of their suppliers that they have less choices at this site. I also asked the waitress to check to make sure the pizza crust and the cookie didn't contain oats because my daughter gets sick with even gf oats. The waitress said no one knew in the kitchen. So I asked for the manager and she actually went into the freezer and got the ingredient list. We also had to wait 30 minutes for the gf cookie. My husband finally went and got the manager to check on it. The manager is the only reason I gave this place more stars. They literally only had about 5 gf items: one salad, one soup, 1 chicken entree, 1 pizza, and 1 dessert. Very different from their online menu.

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Limited options and uneducated staff.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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Maybe this restaurant would be better in a town without other gf options, but we did not enjoy our experience at all. Being right down the street from Burton's with their endless choices, the small handful of options at BJ's left a lot to be desired. Their labeling system just complicated things. They handed us a brochure with every item marked as far as the top 8 allergens, and then their menu has a gf seal, as well. It took a lot of time switching back and forth between the two, especially being all out of order. We ended up with gf burgers, which are marked in the menu and come with fries. After my husband ate half of the fries, I noticed they were battered. WHY WOULD YOU SEND OUT GLUTEN FRIES WITH A GF BUN??? The manager came to assure me that they didn't bread the fries, only for our waitress to come to him with the cook's information that they are, indeed, breaded.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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I celiac. This was my first time to eat at this location but I have eaten at several other locations of this chain and have never had any ill effects. I did not confirm preparation practices before ordering but I should have as this restaurant recently opened and they may not have things exactly as they should.They have a guide to help show what good have the top 8 allergens as well as gluten items marked.I have only eaten pizza and the Gf cookie.I feel like I had a little bit of a reaction but it could have been I ate too much or something else. Unsure if my reaction was cross contamination or not.They brought out a mini appetizer for my son and I was impressed by that.This used to be my favorite place for pizza but after discovering a freezer pizza by Fresecsa (spelling?) nothing is as good as it.This location pizza was not as good as I remember other locations being. I may have picked the wrong topping.I feel like as celiac I have to like stuff for what it is even if it's not as great as I would like.Just glad to have options!Please call ahead and ask questions if you need to be certain of their practices to make sure it is right for you.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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Celiac

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Had a fine experience here - I'm not sure I feel super confident they take proper precautions, as the waiter asked if I wanted a bread bowl for my soup after I'd already explained my dietary restriction (it may have been reflex!). I will say he later asked if it was okay to refill my glass with the open water pitcher, which I appreciated. The food I had was tasty and I didn't get sick. Not a ton of options though, which was a bit disappointing. It was good in a pinch but I probably wouldn't eat here again.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

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?

— Average

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  • Good for lunch
Not celiac

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Had the turkey burger on GF bun and a delicious GF warm cookie with ice cream. My daughter had a gf pizza. All was great ! They have a HUGE selection of sandwiches available GF as well as the normal steaks eic.

Safety


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

— 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

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

— Excellent

Not celiac

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Safety


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

— Somewhat

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?

— Some

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers delivery
Celiac

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Service for sit down is bad but the food is good! I honestly come sometimes just for the broccoli cheddar soup. I would definitely recommend takeout for this specific location, but I’ve eaten here multiple times and have never gotten sick.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

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

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

— Average

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for takeout
Celiac

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Menu is on the internet. Hostess was not interested. Got glutened. Having BBQ Chicken Salad. I'm thinking the dressing or chicken. Covid precautions in place, nice atmosphere but limited menu and not knowledgeable.

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?

— Separate gluten-free 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?

— Below Average

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