The Cheesecake Factory

4 ratings
$$ • Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Appetizers, Bread/Buns, Burgers, Cheesecake, Dessert, Pasta

Warning

This is a chain, which typically means a high risk of cross-contact. It may not be possible to dine safely at this establishment.

Safety Rating
2 ratings

As rated by the community

1700 Willowbrook Mall
Wayne, NJ 07470

Most Recent Reviews


Overall Rating

Review


The staff was great. And everything I received was gf! Even the cheesecake on the gf menu.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

Overall Rating

Review


Last time I went they were so uneducated (even the chef who came out and thought rice was "made of wheat") it was scary. They keep saying they are coming out with a GF menu but it hasn't happened so I haven't been back. One of the cheesecakes (Godiva) is naturally GF though.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 9 years ago read full review

Overall Rating

Review


Definitely has cross contamination! Ate off of the "gluten free menu" and got horribly sick immediately after. Bummed.

Updated 10 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

  • Breakfast
  • 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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Celiac

Overall Rating

Review


I was shocked to find a big chain like The Cheesecake Factory fail GF 101. They do not have a dedicated fryer and yet consistently list French fries on their new gluten free menu - seriously? Such a simple mistake does not lend any confidence that this restaurant understands what being gluten free means or how gluten free food needs to be prepared. Too bad.

Updated 10 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Overall Rating

Review


Ate here for dinner last night and had a great experience! We let our server know of our allergies/food issues as we ordered and had no issues afterward! We even got dessert! They had a dedicated fryer.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Dedicated gluten-free fryer

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 dinner
  • Good for lunch
Gluten Sensitive

Overall Rating

Review


They weren't very cautious and I only have an intolerance and it still made me sick

Safety


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

— 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/None

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

— Below Average

Overall Rating

Review


I have noticed it has gone downhill when it comes to Being taken seriously when it says gluten-free. I have tried to eat here many times (when I used to work there) and I get sick every time whether it’s a salad, burger or pasta. I have said some thing to not only the kitchen managers but also my regular managers and nothing has changed. Don’t want my fellow celiac’s getting sick. Don’t get me wrong it’s a great restaurant and has great food and I loved working there just wish the kitchen took it seriously.

Safety


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

— Not 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?

— 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 dairy-free
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good vegan options
  • Offers delivery
  • Offers online ordering
Symptomatic Celiac

Overall Rating

Review


Do not eat here! I was told everything that I had was gluten free, but my salad came out with croutons and I could tell my pasta wasn’t gluten free. I still chose to eat them after they fixed my salad and got sick.

Safety


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

— 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/None

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

— Poor

Celiac

Overall Rating

Review


Had a burger with salad. Server was very knowledgeable about what needed to be substituted to make the meal safe and made sure he checked everything before putting the order in (e.g. fries not safe due to fryer). Was very impressed. Edit: ordered a cheesecake slice to go, the one in the display case for was contaminated so I asked for a fresh slice from the back which they happily accommodated.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

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/All

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 dinner
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers delivery

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