Cantina 18

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 11 ratings
$$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Tortilla Chips + 4 more
85% of 7 votes say it's Celiac friendly

433 Daniels Street, Raleigh, NC 27605 Directions

(919) 835-9911
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    Celiac
    3 rating
    3 weeks ago

    Good options. Frustrating they aren’t marked but all servers know what is gluten free and what isn’t it.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    Definitely adding to our regular rotation. Virtually everything can be made GF, so don't worry that menu doesn't indicate. Great attention to safety. Dedicated fryer for chips. Everyone's meal was delicious.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    I am celiac and love eating here! They always take great care with my meals and just about everything on the menu can be made gluten free. Plus, the corn chips are made in a dedicated fryer so are safe to eat! I highly recommend Cantina 18.

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    Celiac
    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    7 months ago

    I used to consider this a safe place. But today I was there for lunch and twice I had to send my tacos back. First they had fried things in them that weren’t gf. Then they came back with grilled shrimp in flour tortillas instead of corn. Gave up and left hungry. Wait staff and kitchen clearly didn’t communicate or care or both. I stated my issue with gluten and that I had celiac. Really disappointed.

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    5 rating
    3 years ago

    We called Cantina 18 ahead of our visit to ask about their gluten free prep procedures, and were impressed. They have a separate prep area just for gluten free items and spoke very comfortably about keeping things safe. While they don't have a separate gluten free menu, the manager carefully showed us which items were safe on the menu and checked on us multiple times during our lunch. I had beef hard shell tacos while my husband had the steak burrito (served in a bowl without the tortilla). Both dishes were delicious and neither one of us got sick (I'm gluten intolerant, he's wheat intolerant). Their chips are also made in a dedicated fryer. We enjoyed our lunch and will definitely be back!

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    5 rating
    3 years ago

    Soft corn shells !!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    4 years ago

    The wait staff is extremely helpful and knowledgeable and I feel very comfortable eating here. The chips have a dedicated fryer and are soo good. Love the nachos and tacos - but be sure to ask about marinades etc. on the meats!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    4 years ago

    Yummy and safe. Have eaten here twice with knowledgeable waiters. Local business.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Celiac Friendly
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Tortilla Chips

Categories

  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Mexican
  • Restaurant
Monday
11 am - 10 pm
Tuesday
11 am - 10 pm
Wednesday
11 am - 10 pm
Thursday
11 am - 10 pm
Friday
11 am - 10 pm
Saturday
11 am - 10 pm
Sunday
11 am - 10 pm

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