Blaze Pizza

2 recent ratings
$ • Pizza Place
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Pizza
100% of 2 votes say it's celiac friendly
2320 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50014

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Celiac

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I really wish cross contamination wasn’t so bad at this place. The food is amazing and the people nice but for a celiac there is no way to avoid cross contamination. I thought I’d try it and the staff were nice and did their beat but I still got very 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?

— Some

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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Staff was knowledgeable and friendly. Pizza was small but very good. Down point, was expensive for small amount of food

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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NOT a safe place for those with celiac, in my opinion.

They will change their gloves for those with celiac.

They press their dough (both GF and regular) on the same dough press machines, without cleaning between.

Their toppings are GF, but they use the same toppings for those with celiac or not, so after handling regular dough, the put their hands in the cheese, meats, veggies, etc.

They do use a sauce from the end of their line that has a cover over it instead of the open sauce on the line.

They bake their pizzas in the same brick oven directly on the surface regular pizzas sit on.

They remove the pizzas with same paddles as regular pizzas.

They place all pizzas (GF and reg) on racks after removing them from oven while they wait for cutting. Pizzas were overlapping and crowded, plus crumbs were all over.

They cut the GF pizza with the same cutter as the regular pizzas.

They were very friendly, but unfortunately, I do not feel they offer a celiac safe pizza.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 3 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

  • Allergen List
  • Gluten-Free Menu
  • Pizza

Categories

  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Keto Friendly
  • Kid Friendly
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Takeout
  • Vegan Friendly

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Celiac

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We had gluten free pizza. I explained we were gf and had them change gloves etc. I got very sick afterwards! My daughter didn’t feel well either. I think there is a lot of cross contamination.

Celiac friendly?

No

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Celiac

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LAZY!! Called at 10:15 pm to ask if they had gluten free food. He said yes but they were closed. Hours were until 1:30am. He just did not want to make it, would be afraid to eat there if that is the service offered.

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Celiac

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Not at all celiac friendly. They use the same equipment for gluten free pizzas as the regular dough. Direct quote from their website, "How gluten-free is it? If you are simply looking to reduce the amount of gluten in your diet and don’t want to give up on pizza..." and "we use the same oven and dough press for both gluten-free and standard dough, so there is a good chance of some cross-contact in our restaurants."

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Blaze Pizza in Ames has an allergen list and gluten-free pizza crust. All of the toppings are gluten-free except for the meatballs. Blaze Pizza does a great job about changing gloves. The pizza is kept on a mat indicating gluten free so it never touches the same surface as flour. The pizza cutters are also specifically only used on gluten free pizzas. Great service - everyone took extra precaution to ensure my meal was safe of cross-contamination. Basically an $8 pizza with unlimited toppings.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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The staff is very careful with their gluten free pizzas! Customizable and delicious!

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Celiac

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There's definitely a chance of cross contamination, but they took my celiac very seriously and cleaned everything extra well for my order.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Have eaten here several times without issue. They are contentious and nice about it. I have celiac.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Celiac

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Do NOT recommend at all. Took my 9 year old to get pizza here as she has gone with other people. Asked for the gluten free pizza with pesto, cheese and olives. Asked about where/how it’s cooked. They said it’s cooked on a separate mat but in the same oven as other pizzas. The person waiting on us then proceeded to grab the brush that was sitting in the pesto container that was used for all of the regular pizzas. I then spoke up and said that couldn’t be used because of cross contamination. The server looked completely puzzled. Another woman came over and said to grab a fresh brush in the back. They couldn’t find a clean one out back and asked if they could use a brush that was sitting in a bowl of oil…which I’m sure was also used on regular pizzas and cross contaminated. I said no and to cancel our whole order and left. Staff was not knowledgeable and honestly made us feel like it was a chore to wait on us. Will never go back.

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?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much

Celiac

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Ordered and it didn’t come out gluten free. They remade it with gf dough. They seemed very disorganized and hardly able to speak English.

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?

— Average

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it was really good and they change the bars without asking and use different shoes without asking so no nothing was touching different weight products.

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

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You do need to Be sure they know it’s an allergy, but they will change gloves etc when you ask. Great pizza with a vegan cheese option for those of us who are dairy sensitive.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

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?

— Good

Celiac

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Pizza is delicious and I’ve never felt sick after eating it

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?

— Excellent

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