Brick's Smoked Meats

Review by Tasha

1528 State St, Sarasota, FL 34236
Celiac
1 year ago

Safety

Celiac friendly?

No

Review

Staff including manager are unknowledgeable about celiac and gluten. When I informed the server I was gluten free she did state I couldn’t have anything fried due to the shared fryer. However when I mentioned baked beans she said that was also not safe due to soya I asked if she meant soy (never heard of soya before) and she couldn’t provide an answer I told her I’m reactive to only gluten and not allergic to soy products she seemed confused so I asked for a cook or manager to see if they could explain the issue to me better. They could not and informed me no baked beans or barbecue sauce due to using a small amount of soya so I just said ok and chose other items on the menu reminding them no corn bread. My tray was brought to me with a piece of corn bread I immediately sent it back for it to simply be returned less the corn bread, again, I returned it and informed them simply taking it off the plate is not correct I needed my food remade. I would not recommend this place for those with celiac or gluten free as there are other local barbecue restaurants that can accommodate. I only provide one star due to the lack of knowledge and because I did not like my food after the fact (smoke flavor left me burping for hours). However, I did have a margarita and it was delicious. Though, the margarita isn’t enough for me to return as there are plenty of bars in Sarasota and I went there to try the food.