514 Lighthouse Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940 Directions

Reported to be doing delivery during COVID-19

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Mahalo roll. AMAZING. Was unsure since it had mango in it turned out to be the best roll I’ve ever had. Staff was very friendly and very knowledgeable she knew exactly what I could she could not have. Would definitely go again! Placed the order with a female went and shopped a bit. Walked back in and second gentleman was ready and able to help with gluten free! Soy sauce on deck as well.

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
  • Food comes out flagged or marked gluten-free

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?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers delivery
  • Offers online ordering
Updated 2 weeks ago read full review

Celiac

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My waitress new her gluten free. She suggested the fish tacos on corn tortillas. They were great. I did not get sick.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Not celiac

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The staff was not knowledgeable at all. They told me even the rice had gluten. They told me the only thing I could order was sashimi and they wouldn't give me veggies to sub out for the rice.

Updated 3 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

  • Sushi

Categories

  • Asian
  • Delivery
  • Online Ordering
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout

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Used to eating good sushi so I checked this place out when we moved here. They stock gluten free soy sauce (you just have to ask for it) and know which items contain soy or tempura (which are the ones that contain gluten). We've been back several times and I've never had a Celiac reaction. Good quality fish too!

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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great sushi.hit or miss on GF. all depends on staff. We had one great meal with very knowledgeable server. She was able to guide us through the menu and give good instructions to the kitchen. On another occasion a young server didn't know what gluten was so we stuck to simple sashimi.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I love this place. Very good food. They have Tamari(gluten free soy sauce). They are knowledgeable about gluten free options.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Absolutely fresh and wonderful sushi and seafood. Best Japanese (in my opinion, and my husband is Japanese American) in the Monterey area. We come here often. I bring my own tamari and avoid anything with soy sauce, breading, or wheat noodles, and have had no problems. The sushi, sashimi and maki (rolls) are exquisite. They will also substitute brown rice for white in their bento boxes and rolls. Lunch is a bargain, although it can be busy (and usually busy for dinner,too). Busy is good because it means the fish doesn't sit around long. Service is very friendly though servers can be stretched thin at peak times.

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Crystal Fish is a great sushi restaurant. I am gluten-free (celiac) and they haven't made me sick yet. They have a pretty clean prep area, even when they are busy, but for gluten-free I recommend coming in at a less busy time, like between 5 and 6. That goes for any restaurant without a separate gluten-free prep area, though. They are right near the Aquarium. why not get on board with the Seafood Watch program? I guess maybe the red 'avoid' designation on most of the menu items might be a bit of a downer. I would love it if they would at least note which items on the menu are locally caught and or/sustainably raised or harvested.

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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