CoreLife Eatery

17 ratings
$$ • Quick Service Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Safety Rating
10 ratings

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17917 Southpark Center
Strongsville, OH 44136

Most Recent Reviews


Gluten Sensitive

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This used to be a nice place to go for gluten-free options. But now they have tacos. Instead of corn tortillas, they have bread--naan-- as the base. Which has now led to me never going back to this establishment. The bread hangs over the side of the container they use when they are filling the tacos and now cross contact is very likely. VERY DISAPPOINTING that they've changed their model.

Safety


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

— Not at all

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?

— No gluten-free information on the 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?

— Good

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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A few months ago they started selling tacos that are not gf. The attendant had the shells in a cardboard boat on the counter where the veggies are. She touched the tongs to the inside of the boat to knock the food into the tacos. While I loved this place, I am not confident I won’t get sick. I do love their salads though!

Safety


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

— Not very

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?

— Most/All

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I love the comfort that comes from knowing there is nothing with gluten in the place except for the bread in the case at checkout. I’ve tried several menu items and have enjoyed them - the warm rice bowls are my favorites. My husband, who does not have to eat gluten free, likes it too.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 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

  • Allergen List
  • Gluten-Free Menu

Categories

  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Healthy
  • Keto Friendly
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Online Ordering
  • Organic
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Paleo Friendly
  • Quick Service Restaurant
  • Takeout
  • Vegan Friendly

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Celiac

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I was lucky enough to have the manager serving us. He told me the only gluten was in a small box by the cash register! He was so kind and came by to ensure my husband and I enjoyed our meal since he knows I was recently diagnosed and my husband is trying to join along. Food was delicious and so many options!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Love love love the food here! My only complaint is that they offer bread with every meal and there are sometimes crumbs on the sales counter from it... I wish the bread was gluten free or not offered at all.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Gluten Sensitive

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Finally got to try this place My Mother In Law had broccoli cheddar soup that was delicious and felt light and healthy. My husband had Ginger steak and rice noodles with chicken chili vinaigrette dressing, it was bland. I had Thai chicken and rice noodles and almost immediately felt glutened. They use a Kikoman gluten free soy sauce that could be an issue(FDA is refusing to regulate gluten free items) but that is just an idea. Only me, can go to a gluten free place and get glutened! Ugh! I was not impressed with the knowledge of the staff. The manager, who was lovely and attempting to clarify had no idea what the Shoyu sauce was that was indicated as an allergen on their menu. She did call her manager and told me that it was the kikoman soy sauce. We saw a container of the soy sauce and it was marked as using no gluten products but Shoya sauce that she googled has wheat. I appreciate the attempt but it feels a lot like a chain attempting to provide gluten free without proper knowledge of where contamination can be hidden in plain sight, although their menu indicates the opposite. The employees seemed to have no personal knowledge of the issues with gluten. Although they were all nice. It's a training problem not an uncaring staff. They also have regular bread sitting on the counter at checkout in a plastic box. Again confusing! Why not provide gluten free bread and not risk the potential for cross contamination and for heavens sake why put it next to every meal you make? I really wanted to love this place! I will probably try it again as it's close to my mother in law and she loves soup. Interior is comfortable and nice design. Outside patio. Bathrooms and tables could have used more attention. I will include photos of menu as it explains the order process well.

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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Food is amazing and everything is gluten free! I recommend the tofu! :)

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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Amazing! Entire menu is gluten free! Healthy and delicious and the staff was exceptional! Highly recommend!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Hashimoto's

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Yummy, all gluten free menu and did I mention yummy? Go there now! :)

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Tons of delicious menu item choices that are all gluten free! I live 40 minutes away and it's worth the drive

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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This place is amazing. I have been there at least 20 times because it's one of the only places I trust to eat out at. Everything on the menu is gf. They even have rice noodles for broth bowls

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Excellent quality and great service. I frequently come here since it's so near my home. The only other place I feel so assured of gluten-free is my own place Cafe Avalaun.

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Everything on the menu is gluten free! The only reason I won't give it 5 stars is because they have bread as an option. They do keep it separated in a small case and the only person who touches it is the cashier. It would be nice if they didn't have the bread though. I have been twice and loved it. I love that they have house made drinks such as cranberry cayenne lemonade and fruit punch with coconut water (my favorite so far).

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Love this place! Everything is gluten-free except for bread. The menu is full of fresh and healthy options.

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Everything on the menu is gluten free!!! They do have an option to get a slice of bread but it's completely segregated from the rest of the food with no risk of cross contamination! This place is like a godsend and the food is delicious

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Symptomatic Celiac

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Always careful and many options.

Safety


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

— 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?

— Most/All

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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I love this place even though it's no longer a dedicated gluten free space. I've never gotten sick and there are SO many safe options. Everything is labeled and staff is knowledgable. Not sure why so many rated this one low. Like you can't have tacos but you can have all of the many salads, gf mac and cheese, broth bowls, and warm bowls. I like the Korean bbq bowl and the bbq southwest salad the best.

Safety


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

— 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?

— Most/All

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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Pretty much everything is gf except the wraps, and they will change gloves and wash hands in between if asked. Great GF Mac and cheese too!!

Safety


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

— 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?

— Most/All

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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Used to be ok, have been badly contaminated the last two visits.

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?

— Most/All

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

— Good

Celiac

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