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
50% of 2 votes say it's celiac friendly
6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd
Canoga Park, CA 91303

Top Reviews


Celiac

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DO NOT GO. I was assured 5 times my food was gluten free. It was not. Absolutely incompetent staff to let this happen. Do not trust them. The whole corporation has poor food quality management, and will ruin your evening and days to come with dread.

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

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

— Poor

Updated 5 months ago read full review

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They have a separate fryer for gluten-free French fries! I checked and both the location on Topanga Blvd in the valley and the location in Thousand Oaks have dedicated fryers for French fries only. When I asked they did warn me that they can’t guarantee nothing else could ever accidentally get in the fryer because other stuff is nearby in the kitchen, but they said nothing breaded ever goes in that fryer. So I ate the fries and they were good and I didn’t get sick.

Also, if you order through doordash then some items (like the fries) have a button you can check that says “make it 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?

— Not Much

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers delivery
  • Offers online ordering
Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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They are not celiac friendly. I asked for their gluten free salad and after having half salad I found a crouton. It happened twice so I decided not to go back

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 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

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

Categories

  • Dinner
  • Kid Friendly
  • Late Night
  • 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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I got a gluten free pasta dish. There was a noodle in there that was a completely different shape than the ones I ordered. I picked it out and thought I would be ok. So sick. :(

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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Very disappointed in their gluten free menu. Not a separate and distinct menu, just items noted can be made gluten free on request. Ordered a salad and learned when it was served the chicken breast had been eliminated because of the marinade. Unable to provide a plain unmarinated chicken breast. No protein option available.

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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Got horribly poisoned here and as much as I love Cheesecake Factory, I won't eat there again - it's just not worth it. I was halfway through my salad when I came across a few things that were definitely not supposed to be in there... it was then that I wondered about cc and sure enough I started getting sick on the way home and was ill for 8 days... Shame because I actually had a very knowledgable server who told me all about the cross contamination issues, that the broccoli is boiled in the pasta water for example - something I would never think about. We both figured a salad would be safe enough right? SO WRONG. If you are in the least bit sensitive do not eat here.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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had an awesome waiter that was willing to check on items. cross contamination its very high. best bet go for the burger...the kitchen seems to know how to do that on right.

Updated 8 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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The Cheesecake Factory has recently launched a GF menu, not as big as their usual menu but gives you plenty of choices including burgers, salads, pasta, dessert, drinks & even some of the low-calorie items.

Updated 8 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Not celiac

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My GF pasta dish and Godiva chocolate cheesecake was great!

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?

— Good

Overall Rating

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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

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