The Cheesecake Factory

3 recent ratings
$$ • Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Appetizers, Bread/Buns, Burgers, Cheesecake, Dessert, Pasta
66% of 3 votes say it's celiac friendly
7875 Montgomery Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45236

Top Reviews


Celiac

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I had to google to find gluten free options (no GF menu listed online). I ordered the factory nachos. They told me that I couldn’t have the cheese sauce but could have cheddar Jack cheese to make it GF. I had heartburn after eating it and was sick later on. My guess is that the tortilla chips are cc’d. I have tried to eat here a few times since getting diagnosed with celiac. This isn’t a safe place for celiac.

Safety


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

— Not very

Quality & Quantity


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

Updated 5 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Got the ribeye steak, fries, and a chocolate cheesecake (1 of 2 GF cheesecakes). Food was delicious and I didn't have a reaction from it.

They're not dedicated gf, but our server was pretty knowledgeable and kind about dealing with my celiac.

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
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

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
Updated 10 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Waiter was very helpful and answered all my questions. If he didn’t know, he went and asked the kitchen. I felt like I was in good hands eating there. I ended up with a burger and salad, which were both average.

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

Updated 1 year 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

  • Appetizers
  • Bread/Buns
  • Burgers
  • Cheesecake
  • Dessert
  • Gluten-Free Menu
  • Pasta

Categories

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Online Ordering
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout
  • Vegetarian Friendly

Notes


The Cheesecake Factory has an extensive gluten free menu. Gluten free options include pasta, burgers (with buns), and cheesecake for dessert.

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My Celiac daughter ordered the gluten free burger with a gluten free bun and fruit. Within an hour vomiting, diarrhea, and all signs of eating gluten. Waiter assured us that they could accommodate and that everything would be gluten free. Never again :(

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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good but very expensive and only one option for cheese cake

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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I have celiac disease I went here today for lunch. I was very careful and checked with both the hostess before sitting down and with my server before ordering. Both assured me that they treat gluten as an allergy and that I would be fine eating there. Although they assured me that I would be fine as I was eating I realized there was a gluten noodle in my pasta that I had accidentally eaten. I will now most likely be very sick from this. I altered the staff and both my server and manager were very apologetic and did not make me pay but I will never eat here again and I wouldn't recommend it for anyone with celiac disease or even a gluten allergy.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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I'm glad other people have eaten here and not gotten glutened. However, I've gotten sick every time I've eaten here! Maybe it's my fault for ordering gluten free pasta dishes, but they shouldn't label it gluten free if it's not! I do appreciate the large gluten free menu though.. So I felt like that warranted 3 stars!

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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Menu is marked with GF options. Dedicated fryer for fries is awesome! I've eaten here many times and I'm very sensitive. I have not gotten sick.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Had a wonderful GF burger. Can't wait to go again.

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Their PPM disclaimer keeps me from giving a Celiac friendly rating, but I am severely gluten sensitive and did not get sick after eating there.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 8 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

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I ordered their only GF salad & GF cheesecake. I’m uncertain which made me sick. But I’m sooooo sick. I don’t know if it is full blown gluten yet or just cross-contamination….but it feels like I ate gluten.

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?

— No gluten-free information on the 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

Overall Rating

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Had a delicious meal here on a quick stop during a road trip. The server was well informed about gf and I felt very full but not glutened by the time we left!

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

Overall Rating

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The waiter was awesome and helped me order celiac safe food and even got my slice of cheesecake himself since he wasnt sure if the bakery staff was educated on the protocol for celiac customers.

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?

— Good

Overall Rating

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The gluten free burger bun was delicious! I was very grateful for the ease of ordering GF here. Many menu items are available gluten free upon request, and are clearly marked as so on the menu. I did not feel like I had any kind of issues or reactions after.

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

Celiac

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No gluten free menu and items on the menu only say they can be made gluten free upon request.

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?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— None

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