100% of 3 votes say it's celiac friendly

579 Troy Schenectady Rd, Latham, NY 12110 Directions

Reported to be doing takeout during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Most of the menu is gluten free... except for the tacos. You don't know this from their website. They only have naan tacos, which makes no sense for what is otherwise a gluten-free restaurant. I had two small, disppointing lettuce wrap tacos and some bland mac and cheese. There is no salt on anything. The beussel sprouts were inedible. Not worth the $30 at all. My non gf husband was likewise unimpressed. Unless you're trying to do Whole30, I would stay away.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Not celiac

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Nice variety. Plus many DF options. Allergens clearly listed on menu. Son got chicken noodle soup and liked it very much

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Almost everything is gf, the only thing that isn’t is they do have a side of bread.

The options are endless and are much healthier then many restaurants standard fair. I would highly recommend them.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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

  • Allergen List
  • Dedicated Kitchen Space
  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

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

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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 not assured. VERY DISAPPOINTING that they've changed their model. The only bright side is great healthy options--salads, bone broth.

Safety


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

— 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

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

— Good

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Other Characteristics
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
Celiac

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

— 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

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for takeout
  • Good vegan options
Celiac

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Just tried CoreLife for lunch and it is delicious! The entire menu is gluten free except bread is offered if you would like it. Will definitely be going back often. Highly recommend!

Safety


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

— Very

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

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good with other allergies
  • Offers delivery
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
Not celiac

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Awesome food, first time trying and will come back. We need one in Canton.

Safety


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

— 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

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

— Excellent

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Healthy,fresh and delicious! Everything on the menu is gluten free,except their tacos,which is stored completely separately in a sealed container. Was really nice for once order anything I want on the menu.

Safety


Is ALL the food in this establishment gluten-free?

— All food and drinks are gluten-free

Quality & Quantity


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

— Excellent

Celiac

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Safety


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

— Somewhat

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

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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Quality & Quantity


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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I'm really bummed. This place was really special to me because it was the only place I could go to where I knew I could order almost anything (but the tuna due to external cross contact). They recently added naan to the line. I watched someone contaminate the whole line by touching individual tongs to the naan then place them back in the various ingredients. I asked the manager about this and she said "there is nothing I can do about it, everything on this half is contaminated ". That basically leaves maybe the soup as safe? Based on the response I wouldn't feel safe eating anything at this point after observing their technique. The gluten has been placed dead center in the line and the new employees don't seem to understand. When they first opened everyone seemed really informed and considerate. Super disappointed.

Celiac friendly?

No

Celiac

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As soon as I said I had an allergy, the person creating my food immediately washed his hands, put on new gloves, and followed me all the way down the line instead of handing my bowl off to other crew members to ensure that it was safe! Also the food is delicious.

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?

— Most

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Good with other allergies
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating

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So good! And so safe! I got the Korean BBQ Rice Bowl- hearty, delicious, and healthy!

Celiac

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My wife (celiac) and I have been going here since they opened without issue. Their new menu item has squashed this for us. Why couldn't they have chosen a corn tortilla and keep everything gf? They are going to lose customers. So sad.

Celiac friendly?

No

Not celiac

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Used to be a go to for my family. But they are no longer a gluten free facility, and wouldn’t you know it my wife got sick from cross contamination the first time we went after they introduced their new menu item. 😡

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Safety


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

— 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

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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Used to be one of my few go-to safe spots, now they have added WHEAT tacos to their menu and handling. So disappointed. Why couldn’t you have just made them corn?!?!?

Celiac friendly?

No

Not celiac

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I used to love this place but heads up they recently added flour tacos and naan that are not gluten free. We watched as they contaminated the line as they made these. The plates may still be okay but this is super disappointing.

Celiac friendly?

No

Celiac

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I have eaten at Core many times. They have a good selection of gluten free options and ordering through the app is easy and convenient.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Completely dedicated gluten-free kitchen
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen

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

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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Tons of GF options. Everything is gluten free except the Naan tacos and the sliced bread they give you at the end of line.

Safety


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

— Very

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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They used to be great, but have introduced more and more gluten in various salads and just recently launched tacos made with naan bread. They are really bad with spilling ingredients down the salad bar line into other containers (ex: some tomatoes will fall into the cucumbers when they’re assembling your meal), but it’s never been an issue when there wasn’t gluten at play.

Safety


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

— 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?

— Most

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

— Good

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good with other allergies
  • Offers online ordering
Celiac

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HEADS UP!! The new tacos are served on naan bread. Cross contamination is now a consideration at this restaurant as there’s gluten kept near the rest of the food. Looks like you’d just need to ask them to change their gloves but the bread is also kept right near most of the meat. Sad it’s not all gluten free at this place anymore!

Everything except the naan and slice of bread is gluten free (to my knowledge) Unfortunately now a higher risk of CC due to naan (the sliced bread is kept away from most of the other food in an acrylic box near the register)

I’m probably the biggest fan in the world of their Korean bbq rice bowl.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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Great healthy & safe options, has a bit of a Panera feel to it with more knowledge staff. Very affordable and pleasant atmosphere.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Used to be able to eat here with no issue, then came the naan tacos! Watched the manager go from grill to naan (wheat flour) to grill and back to the next taco, then my bowl! $15 I gave away. Better than be violently ill for 3 days!

The food here was great. Tender meat, fresh veggies and amazing bone broth. The only gluten items were half slices of bread at the register and sesame seeds prior to 2020.

I reached out to Corporate and they have no plans to change! My whole family used to go with me so I could feel like I was having a normal and safe experience here. That is now over with CoreLife!

Safety


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

— 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?

— Most

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Offers online ordering
Celiac

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Everything on the counter is GF but they also checked for which bowls were dairy free. The initial order taker also asked the three other counter helpers to change gloves. I felt super safe and well taken care of. Didn’t have any issues.

Everything on the counter was GF. Had lots of DF options. Everyone who could have touched my food changed gloves. Very yummy food and reasonably priced. Also great selections of teas and lemonades that were really refreshing. Highly recommend Core Life!!!

Safety


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

— 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

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Offers delivery

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Almost the whole menu except tacos and bread is gluten free. They changed gloves and washed hands prior to making my meal. They wrote in big letters GLUTEN FREE on my ticket so every employee handling my food would take precautions. The gluten free mac n cheese was delicious and I had a beef bowl. I was extremely impressed. They take all allergies serious as well including lactose intolerant for my son. He is 13 and they informed him which dishes to avoid due to dairy and others they could simply leave it out on.

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I have been to this Corelife multiple times in the past few years. I have never had a reaction. All of their food is gluten free except for the optional complementary bread. I have a bit of an issue with them even offering that option as the kitchen goes from completely free of contaminants to a minuscule possibility of cross contamination. There have been a few times we’re the worker will get too excited and start to take out the bread before I answer “NO IM CELIAC!”

The food is fairly good if you are looking for a light and healthy option. There are many dairy free, vegan, vagitarian, egg-free, nut free, basically any allergen free option. This was one of the only safe restaurants for me while I was experiencing health issues and would get sick from not only gluten, but eggs, dairy, and soy as well.

The quality/flavor of the food has gone down at this location more recently. It seems to be hit or miss. Some days it’s very good, others it’s bland. However, it is always a safe, convenient option for me. Many times when I am preparing to travel I check for Corelifes in the are I am traveling to. Out of the many locations I have visited, I have never experienced a problem or had a reaction.

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?

— Separate gluten-free menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

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

— Good

Celiac

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Always good, always safe for celiac.Fresh,fresh fresh! Not going with 5 stars because the array of ingredients is overwhelming when you just want a quick lunch, and im not a big kale fan

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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This entire place is GF...with the only exception is sliced bread available near the cashier kept in an enclosed container. This place is healthy and delicious. Don't forget to add the lemonades and iced teas. Everything is fresh including a variety of bowls, salads etc.

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Got a large salad with extra protein and it was by far the biggest I’ve ever received. Well worth the price.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked
  • Food comes out flagged or marked 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?

— Most

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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Everything is gluten free until the bread at checkout. Therefore it is all properly separated. The person who offers gluten bread at checkout doesn’t handle the rest of the food, just the register.

High quality ingredients like quinoa and purple rice as a grain base, fresh avocados that they slice in front of you, and fresh vegetables to add to your bowl always make me feel happy when eating here.

Never had an issue with making sure my meal is gluten free.

Safety


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

— 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

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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The staff was knowledgeable about allergies. Everything at the eatery is gluten free, including their mac and cheese. Many great options for food!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Very celiac friendly! It’s fun to go to a place where nearly everything on the menu is safe. Great for lunch or casual dinner.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Not celiac

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Great options for vegan and gluten free!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Love, love, love this place. Delicious options. Tried some of their bowls and their gluten-free Mac n cheese is delicious! Knowledgeable staff and felt safe eating here.

Celiac

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Delicious, healthy food. Nima gluten sensor did not detect gluten in the Spicy Chicken and Ancient Grains bowl.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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The only thing that isn’t gluten free at this place is the free bread they keep in a box by the register, and when I told them I had celiac they placed my food far away from the bread while I paid. The gluten free Mac and cheese is great, their chicken is great, their soup is great, their bowls are great, I basically can’t say enough good things about this place.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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The only thing that they have in there with gluten is bread. I have been told that this bread is prepared in a separate area away from everything else and that all other ingredients in the restaurant are gluten free.

Essentially all the food is gluten free and I have been happy with what I've gotten.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen

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

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
Celiac

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The only gluten food in the entire restaurant is bread in an enclosed case at the end of the food service line.

Most of the food is extremely healthy and everything (but the optional bread at the end of the food service line) is gluten free. Little to no risk of cross contamination. Such a relief to eat somewhere and not have to worry about getting sick.

Safety


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

— Very

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

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
Celiac

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The only gluten in the restaurant was the bread kept in a covered box near the register in case someone wanted it on the side. Staff was incredibly knowledgeable about dietary restrictions in general.

Excellent! All items were gluten free!

Excellent staff! They were very knowledgeable! Huge menu selections that were healthy and delicious.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Completely dedicated gluten-free kitchen
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Good with other allergies
Celiac

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Staff is extremely knowledgeable, the only thing that doesn’t come from a dedicated gluten free facility is the tuna. Tons of delicious, healthy options!

Celiac

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Staff was very helpful! The only item that isn’t gluten free is sliced bread which is kept separate from the other food.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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My daughter and I both have Celiac disease, this is the only place I trust. Everything they serve is gluten free with the exception of bread which is on the floor away from all the other food.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Everything but the bread is gluten-free! Great healthy food options.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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This is a great quick service spot. The allergen chart on their website lists bread as gluten and the tuna bowls as cc, with everything else being gf. I had the southwest grilled chicken and purple rice bowl (minus tortilla strips because he was unsure if they were put in a shared fryer) and tried some of the ranch flank steak bowl. I thought they were both delicious and my gluten eating husband said he would go back.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Best place to eat for Celiac's in the Lafayette area. Lots of healthy and delicious options. I had the Spicy, Ginger Steak Bowl. It was exactly what I needed. Dry items have a risk of cc from the warehouse where they are processed and all gluten is kept off the main line.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Tasty food, everything except the bread is gluten-free, reasonable prices.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Fabulous option for gluten free! Salads, rice bowls, even Mac and cheese and chicken noodle soup. If only all restaurants were like this one!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Full GF kitchen space, have eaten there multiple times with no issues.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Great bowl food. I’d eat here every day if I lived closer.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Lots of delicious options, nearly everything is gluten free.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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The only gluten containing item is the bread which they keep in a box at the end. I made sure to have the worker at the beginning take my order all the way through. Good healthy quick options.

Update: I’ve been eating here about 3 times a week for the past year and a half. They did add tuna poke which may be cross contaminated as pointed out on the menu. I’ve never been sick and my blood tests showed I have no signs of elevated ttg. Great place.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Everything is gluten free bud the optional slice of bread. The manager handled my order and was fabulous at accommodating my dairy free needs.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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