Club Car Restaurant & Lounge

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 20 ratings
$$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Pizza + 8 more
92% of 13 votes say it's Celiac friendly

13435 University Avenue #200, Clive, IA 50325 Directions

(515) 226-1729
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    5 ratingApril 19, 2017

    This is our go-to restaurant now. We trust the staff and know that our food will be prepared carefully. They have a very large gf menu and our servers have always been very knowledgeable. The food is excellent. We just wish they had a dedicated fryer.

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    5 ratingMarch 18, 2017

    Always have a great experience here. Large gf menu.

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    5 ratingMarch 15, 2017

    This is the best Gluten Free restaurant for safety and for taste overall. They always are very careful to make sure you get gluten free and they educate you on what they do to make your food safe. The family who owns this restaurant has a child who eats gluten free so they pay attention to the details. We have gone there for years! love it

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    2 ratingAugust 27, 2016

    When I asked about GF options and how items were prepared, the waitress was extremely dismissive. My dining partner who is not GF was given the 100% wrong item. I can only hope my food was actually gf. Next day update: my food was definitely not gluten free

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    5 ratingJuly 23, 2016

    Great separate menu. Owner and two kids are gluten intolerant so very aware of dietary issues. Gluten free pasta dishes fish and of course steaks.

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    4 ratingJune 26, 2016

    Club Car has an extensive gluten-free menu that includes hamburgers and pizza. There isn't any gluten-free bread, just a pizza crust. The food is really good but the service needs improvement. The wait staff is knowledgable about accommodating a gluten free diet.

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    4 ratingDecember 24, 2015

    Very large gf menu with plenty of choices. Waitress was not well educated on options, which is always uncomfortable. Food seemed safe and the potato salad was one of the best I have ever had.

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    5 ratingDecember 01, 2015

    awesome menu and the food is outstanding. one of the best gluten free meals the owners son is the chef and has Celiac so many choices!! been back 6 times each as good wish they would have GF rolls/bread. also french fries

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    5 ratingNovember 21, 2015

    Amazing celiac safe options and very knowledgable staff. The best part is you don't feel like you are missing anything ordering off the gluten free menu. The Mac and cheese is amazing and the Boursin cheese stuffed mushrooms are outstanding. Great happy hour specials too. Excellent service and ambience complete the package. Love love love!

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    5 ratingSeptember 08, 2015

    Best GF restaurant I have been at. Beef Stroganoff is RIDICULOUS! Can you tell I enjoyed dinner here? If you are a celiac and visiting Des Moines you better come here for dinner.

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    5 ratingJune 30, 2015

    amazing menu options. nice friendly staff. We were told that the owners have celiac disease so are very aware of cross contamination

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    5 ratingJune 01, 2015

    Ordered the flat iron steak, with baked potato and steamed broccoli, and brownie for dessert. far best GF meal I've ever had!!

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    5 ratingApril 25, 2014

    gluten free stroganoff is AMAZING. and they have brownies for dessert. large selection

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    1 ratingFebruary 27, 2014

    I ordered the tilapia from the gluten free menu and within 1 hour of enjoying the delicious meal it hit my digestive tract..very disappointed!

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    5 ratingOctober 11, 2013

    The their pasta the staff is so nice and educated!

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    5 ratingJuly 07, 2013

    Amazingly great gf eats!

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    5 ratingMay 11, 2013

    My adult daughter and I are Celiac and were thrilled to enjoy a wonderful GF meal in a restaurant. We both are great cooks so we tend to be fussy. From drinks to tipping,for perfect service, it was probably are most enjoyable dining experience since diagnosis! The Pizza and Mac n Cheese were delicious! They even have GF Beer! Best of all, absolutely no tummy distress!!! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

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    5 ratingFebruary 16, 2013

    They have one of the best gluten free menus I've ever seen. The owner has Celiac and the waitstaff is very knowledgable and helpful.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Beer
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Pasta
  • Pizza


  • Lunch
  • Pescetarian Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Seafood
  • Steakhouse
11 am - 9 pm
11 am - 9 pm
11 am - 9 pm
11 am - 9 pm
11 am - 10 pm
5 pm - 10 pm

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