Calabash Deli

13 recent ratings
$$ • Deli, Sandwiches
100% of 11 votes say it's celiac friendly
9929 Beach Dr SW
Calabash, NC 28467

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Celiac

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Outstanding. They had GF bread options and said they prepare in a separate area. The sandwich was delicious and stacked high. A real find.

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for lunch
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated yesterday read full review

Celiac

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Delicious! Don’t miss this place. They have two types of gf bread to choose from!

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 breakfast/brunch
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated yesterday read full review

Celiac

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Very knowledgeable about gluten free options. They have a dedicated kitchen space to prepare food and it was delicious!

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked
  • Food comes out flagged or marked gluten-free

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Offers delivery
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 3 weeks 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

  • Bread/Buns
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Sandwiches

Categories

  • Allergy Friendly
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Deli
  • Delivery
  • Healthy
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Takeout

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Celiac

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Read about this deli on this app. They offer variations of their sandwiches with GF bread choices. I had the Calabash Club and our celiac son had the roast beef melt on the GF bun. They change gloves and use a separate area (and toaster) for the GF bread. Kid said it’s the best sandwich he’d ever had. Hubby and other kid ordered with traditional bread.

Will advise that coming when it’s less busy helps to be able to ask questions without holding up the line. But the gent helping us was incredibly patient and helpful.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked
  • 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?

— Some

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

— Good

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 1 month ago read full review

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I haven’t had a complete confirmation of Celiacs yet, but that’s the tentative diagnosis. My Dr. wanted me to go ahead and start with a gluten free diet while waiting on test/procedure results. I had been eating at this place for months prior as a regular and when I had to switch to gluten free the staff was extremely helpful and directed me to foods there that I could eat and even prevented me from ordering things that would be cross-contaminated. I’m just getting started and figuring it all out, so that’s been incredibly helpful and appreciated. They have been wonderful about it all. They changed gloves, completely cleaned workspaces, used a separate gluten-free toaster, etc. I’ve really appreciated their efforts as eating out with coworkers is proving to be a difficult challenge and this place has made it much less stressful.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good with other allergies
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 6 months ago read full review

Celiac

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They have gluten free bread for most of their sandwiches. They ask if it is an allergy and if it is they do a glove change

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen

Quality & Quantity


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?

— Good

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
Updated 10 months ago read full review

Celiac

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The order is flagged for allergy. They change gloves and have a dedicated toaster. Order is marked on wrapper GF

They use Udi’s bread for the white bread. They have gluten free breads listed on board.

Food was fresh and great!

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked
  • Food comes out flagged or marked gluten-free

Quality & Quantity


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

Updated 11 months ago read full review

Celiac

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I had a breakfast sandwich on a gluten-free roll and it was fantastic

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Second time going to this place. Once last August and again yesterday. No problems either time. Person taking my order was very knowledgeable about gluten and celiac. I had the chicken salad on toasted multigrain GF bread. I will go back on future trips to MB. Giving a 4 star and not 5 since not a dedicated facility.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Multiple types of GF bread, and they have a dedicated GF toaster! Staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. Breakfast sandwich was great!

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Pretty good. I got a club sandwich on gluten free white bread. The meats and cheeses are Boars head. It gets very busy at lunch time.

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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Multiple gf bread options and both soups today were gf. Person taking order knew the menu and asked about levels of sensitivity

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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Fantastic place, staff knowledgeable, made our food in separate place. Love coming here year after year.

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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Gluten free bread, bagels, rolls, gluten free soups! very nice owner! Highly recommend

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Worst gluten free place to eat..rude staff.....They do not change gloves so very bad cross contamination. The food is mediocre at best. Staff is not aware of where gluten is in their food. They do offer gluten free bread which is the udi's brand.. The deserts were horrible! The blueberry muffins tasted like dirt.. Thos is by far the worst experience I have ever had. The burger tasted like a over done sausage patty. This place is NOT celiac friendly at all. Way over priced for the food for what they offer!. Go to Kroger buy the meat cheese and gluten free bread make food your self..This is much safer and better experience. .The best place for gluten free sandwich and burger is Cheese Burger in Paradise.or Red Robin .great place for desert is Menchies frozen yogurt!

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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Extremely limited gf options.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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We really liked this place, they have so many gf bread choices I couldn't believe it! Also, they were really nice, I wanted a veggie panini and since they didn't have any gf (because they pre make them) they offered to make some veggies right there on the spot for me! The sandwich was delicious... my daughter had a gf triple honey sandwich and really enjoyed it as well. They even have sweet gf treats! Very happy to have found them!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Staff was super knowledgeable and friendly. They ask about celiac and use separate area for prep. The best part is that they offer a variety of gluten free breads and desserts!

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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great gf choices. friendly knowledgeable staff. will definitely be back.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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I had a good first time experience here. They have whole grain or flatbread options that are both gf. They also asked if I have celiac when I ordered, so they seem very aware of making sure the sandwich doesn't get cross contaminated. I would definitely go back!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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when I ordered my gf lunch, they asked me if I had celiac. they have a separate area to make the gf items. they changed gloves as well. I enjoyed my visit at the Calabash deli

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Wonderful food, great service. Recommend the Reuben on gf whole grain bread and the flatbread is good too. Dessert too!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Amazing! Delicious GF bread... They make a fabulous GF Reuben! Plus they have dessert!;) celiac safe just be sure they know.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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