Egg Harbor Cafe

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 21 ratings
$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Burgers + 8 more
80% of 15 votes say it's Celiac friendly

10270 Medlock Bridge Rd, Johns Creek, GA 30022 Directions

(770) 807-8018
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    5 rating
    1 year ago

    There is a gluten free menu with lots of delicious options. Try the gluten free cinnamon roll and the bacon you will not be disappointed!

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    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Unfortunately Egg Harbor can not be trusted. As a family that has 3 celiacs, this restaurant has been a wonderful spot for us to eat without worry of getting sick. They have a gluten free menu and have always been so kind, understanding and careful. Today, we ordered the gluten free pancakes and the lady that brought them out stated that they were gluten free. After a closer inspection, we noticed they neither smelled or looked like the pancakes we usually get. We flagged our waiter down and questioned it, and he assured us they were GF. After my mom took a bite, it was clear they had gluten. Instead of apologizing and admitting the huge mistake, he apologized and started covering himself and almost acting as though we were wrong. The manager said yes there was a mistake and they were in fact regular pancakes. My mom is already feeling the effects and told him she would be very sick because of this mistake. The manager apologized and then handed us the check AND CHARGED US FOR THE PANCAKES! I am in disbelief and SUPER disappointed that we will no longer be able to eat there.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Exceptional service, large selection of gluten free items on menu. Pancakes can be dairy free but none of the pancakes or cinnamon rolls could be egg free. I tried the gf pancakes, thick cut bacon, and applesauce and it was phenomenal! Highly recommend if you are anywhere near Atlanta! Very attentive and patient with questions.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    2 years ago

    Super quick service, knowledgable of GF menu and how food is prepared. Good experience!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    I have celiac I have been there several times and I never got sick.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    2 years ago

    every time I go I love it. it sucks cause its so far from me. ... I actually never get sick here! love their gf cinnamon roll. makes me feel like I'm eating a regular cinnamon roll!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    This is my favorite place to eat!! I've eaten there at last 20x and have never had any cross-cont issues. Nice GF selection.

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    2 rating Not celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    I loved the experience there. The menu had so many options. Since I have been able to get pancakes at other restaurants I thought I'd try the gluten free cinnamon roll. I order that off the gluten free menu with eggs whites bacon and fruit. Let's just say I was fine until I got home and sat down on the couch. I definitely was glutened because of my leaky gut I got sick and my stomach is on fire. I would say this was a severe case of contamination. It was yummy but obviously not worth the next couple days of bloats and grogginess that I have to look forward to.

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    2 years ago

    Not a bad place for breakfast, offering pancakes and various egg dishes. I enjoyed one of their skillets. They seem to be aware of the GF needs, but I always have a little concern when I see a disclaimer about cross contamination. It makes me feel like I'm rolling the dice. That being said...I enjoyed the meal and would recommend it to others who need GF.

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    4 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    This is the first place I was able to eat pancakes after my diagnosis, and I am so glad they have GF options because I love going out to breakfast with my mom! The pancakes were fluffy and much bigger than I thought they would be (I guess I am used to GF foods having a high price for a tiny amount), but they were a bit bland. The GF cinnamon roll was delicious! This place always seems to have about a 30 minute wait on Saturday mornings so get there early.

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    This place has a very good gluten-free bun for sandwiches and breakfast. They used to have awesome pancakes, but they switched brands to something that is awful...the pancakes are kind of beige when cooked. The cinnamon buns are not good either. The scrambles, egg dishes, etc. are all excellent, but the only gf specialty item there I can eat is the bun.

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    Good food and many options but nothing that knocks your socks off. I do recommend eating here!

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    3 years ago

    The gf menu says they don't guarantee no cross-contamination. I thought I was going to a bakery and instead walked in to a very busy cafe during Mother's Day brunch! The register staff were a little clueless but the kitchen staff were great. They let me place a to-go order and worked with me to make a substitution when they were out of a gf item I ordered. Don't try to order takeout for the road like I did - plan time for a sit down breakfast and enjoy the full spectrum of their varied gf menu!

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    5 rating
    3 years ago

    They have the best gluten free cinnamon roll I have ever tasted!!! They have a great breakfast menu and always have pleasant service.

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    5 rating
    4 years ago

    Absolutely amazing. Service is great and there are many items to chose from. Plan to wait awhile on weekends but so worth it!

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    Celiac
    2 rating
    4 years ago

    They have a pretty good size gf menu but my food was bland and very expensive. Save your money and make your own breakfast. Won't be back. Gave 2 stars bc staff was very friendly.

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    5 rating
    5 years ago

    They have a separate gf menu, with several yummy choices, we have gone twice, at both locations and had great experiences both times!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 days ago

    175 W Jackson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540

    The gluten free menu had many options. The food is served on a separate to make sure there is not cross contamination. The food was amazing and I would recommend the gf cinnamon rolls!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 days ago

    512 N Western Ave, Lake Forest, IL 60045

    Outstanding GF menu. The cinnamon roll does not taste GF!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 weeks ago

    125 W Main St, Barrington, IL 60010

    I used my Nima sensor and tested my Aztec omelette and cinnamon bun....all came up GF.

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    5 rating
    1 month ago

    512 N Western Ave, Lake Forest, IL 60045

    One of the best GF menus I’ve seen. Great place.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    208 S Hale St, Wheaton, IL 60187

    GF menu. gf pancakes. gf cinnamon roll breakfast . need I say more?

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    Celiac
    2 rating
    1 month ago

    175 W Jackson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540

    They offer an extensive GF menu, but not Dairy free. Extremely disappointed!! Used to offer DF, but no more. Don’t they know most folks that are GF are Dairy intolerant too? Last visit for us. Sad because used to be a staple place we would go and not get sick

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    2350 Lehigh Ave, Glenview, IL 60026

    This is my go to place when visitng the Northshore to meet people and safely eat out.I have eaten there (celiac) many times and never had a reaction. Wait staff always seem knowledgeable about gluten allergy and cross contamination. Dedicated toaster. different color plates to denote gluten free

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    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    477 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134

    I’ve come to this location for a number of years. I ordered an almond milk mocha and scrambler after alerting the server I have celiac. The server brought me a regular milk mocha and “almond milk on the side”???? And then told me they don’t make almond milk mochas. My food came with an English muffin and when I asked for it to be remade and gently alerted the server again that I was Celiac, the server brought the food to the kitchen, removed the English muffin and brought back the same plate. Horrible. Never returning to this location.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    175 W Jackson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540

    The staff is very knowledgeable and assured us they would be very cautious while cooking my daughters breakfast. She is 8 years old and newly diagnosed. Usually we have a lot of tees when we go out to eat because she is limited on her choices. But this place can make almost anything on their menu gluten free! Wish we lived closer!

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    Celiac
    4 rating Not celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    208 S Hale St, Wheaton, IL 60187

    They say they are gluten sensitive only. They cook the gluten free pancakes right on top of where they cook gluten pancakes. I've asked them to clean the grill for me and I'm not getting sick. Food tastes good.

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    5 rating
    3 months ago

    140 E Wing St, Arlington Heights, IL 60004

    I eat here at least monthly as it is close to my workplace. Great GF menu. I have never had any good issues. Love their skillets and sandwiches.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    175 W Jackson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540

    Many Gluten Free options. Your GF selection arrives on a unique color plate so there is no confusion by kitchen or server. Top quality food, prepared carefully, provides a thoroughly enjoyable and Celiac safe dining experience. I have eaten here often without any reaction. On weekends it can be extremely crowded (it is right on the Naperville River Walk) with rather long waits, but definitely worth any inconvenience.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    175 W Jackson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540

    They have never gotten me or my girlfriend sick so I can confidently say their kitchen practices are very safe and thorough for Celiac people. and their customer service is great as well. On one occasion we thought they had given us regular gluten pancakes because they were very fluffy and looked too good to be true. The manager got us a double order of gluten free pancakes complementary and asked us to bring back our original order so he could show his kitchen staff upon arrival. He explained to us that our pancakes were in fact, gluten free. He still gave us the double order and we apologized for the inconvenience. But I have nothing but good things to say about this place :)

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    175 W Jackson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540

    Best gluten free place

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    5 months ago

    2350 Lehigh Ave, Glenview, IL 60026

    We always go here for brunch and I've never had an issue. They are very knowledgeable and they toast the bread in a separate toaster. Their options are varied and they have a fast service.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    6 months ago

    827 Main St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

    Love love love this place!!! They have many gluten free options. I had the pancakes with a frosted cinnamon roll.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    6 months ago

    1820 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

    The best gluten free dairy free breakfast I've ever had!! Please try this place out!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    6 months ago

    827 Main St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

    fast, fantastic food, gluten free menu

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    6 months ago

    2350 Lehigh Ave, Glenview, IL 60026

    This place is definitely celiac friendly. They have a separate prep area, a gluten free menu, and the servers are very knowledgeable. All gluten free orders come on colored plates, whereas non gluten free food comes out on white plates. While in the area for business, I ate breakfast here 3 times successfully.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    6 months ago

    5128 Mochel Dr, Downers Grove, IL 60515

    Gluten free menu with a lot of options!! Awesome breakfast place that is totally celiac safe!! Staff is so knowledgeable

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    Celiac
    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    7 months ago

    175 W Jackson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540

    Was very disappointed to find out AFTER they served us our pancakes that they don't make dairy free GF pancakes anymore. We made it very clear to the server that a member of our party has a dairy allergy in addition to celiac. Again, very disappointing - not just because they don't offer dairy and gluten free pancakes, but more so that their standards for the care of customers with allergies has turned negligent. This used be a safe place to eat - not any longer.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    7 months ago

    125 Lake St, Libertyville, IL 60048

    I had the bacavado omelette and a GF cinnamon roll. While I thought $5 was a bit much for the small roll, it was delicious and something you don't find very often. There were plenty of GF breakfast and lunch options. Remember, they are only open till 2 pm.

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    5 rating
    7 months ago

    1820 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

    Their GF cinnamon rolls are on the dry side and are made in muffin tins, but get the job done and satisfy my cinnamon roll cravings. I was a Cinnabon junkie for years, so I know a good cinnamon roll. Still haven't found one that's up to par, but these are pretty dang good for the time being. Their omelettes and pancakes are also amazing. They have a full GF menu. Definitely one of my favorite breakfast spots.

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    4 rating Celiac friendly
    7 months ago

    1820 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

    Not many dairy free items though. Dried fruit has added sugar.

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    7 months ago

    5920 Roswell Road Northeast, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

    I am celiac and I eat at more than one of their locations often. They use to have gf, df pancakes and French toast but now all have dairy. They said corporate won't allow special items made.

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    Celiac
    1 rating
    7 months ago

    140 E Wing St, Arlington Heights, IL 60004

    Short hair (pubic) hiding between my pancakes, syrup is fake with preservtives, eggs were so raw in middle the whites ran, people didn't know much about gluten, and their cinnamon rolls taste like freezer and were dry. I left without paying, disgusted.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    7 months ago

    140 Robert T Palmer Dr, Elmhurst, IL 60126

    Gfree options very carefully prepared. My celiac daughter has eaten here many times and hasn't gotten sick.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    7 months ago

    175 W Jackson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540

    One of my favorite GF restaurants! Very knowledgeable about cross contamination!!! Great selection and top notch service!!!♥️

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    4 rating
    7 months ago

    827 Main St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

    Gluten free menu with lots of choices. Food was fresh and delicious! Definitely coming back!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    8 months ago

    125 W Main St, Barrington, IL 60010

    Amazing menu. Have been to this restaurant so many times, never gotten sick. There is a separate place for gluten free food, and they even have separate plates, completely avoiding cross contamination. This place is amazing!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    8 months ago

    5920 Roswell Road Northeast, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

    Very knowledgeable about Celiac. Great breakfasts.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    9 months ago

    1820 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

    Excellent pancakes and cinnamon rolls! Staff very knowledgeable about cross-contamination.

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    9 months ago

    1820 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

    It was decent. Very similar to Another Broken Egg. We had the cinnamon buns and were underwhelmed by them. I ordered an omelet and they brought it out with an English muffin on top of the eggs and potatoes. Since we all ordered from the gluten free menu it was a surprise. Had to ask for it to be remade- bummer! Not bad, just not super special.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    9 months ago

    512 N Western Ave, Lake Forest, IL 60045

    Egg Harbor is the only place we feel completely safe eating! They are extremely good about keeping their GF food separate from the rest of the kitchen

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    9 months ago

    1820 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

    It was so nice to be able to get skillet potatoes and a cinnamon roll out! I also had the bacado omelette. Very yummy and quick service.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    9 months ago

    827 Main St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

    The wait staff was not completely knowledgeable but it is a chain and has a GF menu, so I was able to trust that. Did not get sick and had a good selection of breakfast options including cinnamon rolls and skillets. Safe place right downtown!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    9 months ago

    1603 N Alpine Rd, Rockford, IL 61107

    We love Egg Harbor. Just recently we went to this one. The food as well as the service was exceptional. I love that they give me my own pitcher of water and my own coffee pot. They have a real gluten free menu too, not just a salad page. Highly recommended!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    10 months ago

    1820 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

    This breakfast place is legit! The GF cinnamon rolls are To. Die. For! I also had grits and a spicy jalapeño omelette. Worth every bite! Portions are generous, service was good even for a busy Sunday, and good phenomenal! There are tons of GF options. No reactions either.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    10 months ago

    208 S Hale St, Wheaton, IL 60187

    Love the gluten free cinnamon rolls!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    11 months ago

    4719 Lower Roswell Rd Suite 210, Marietta, GA 30068

    I have come here before being diagnosed having an allergy to Gluten and the food was great. So I was nervous coming back. I didn't want just four or five things to choose from. Was not disappointed. They have a very charismatic and friendly staff that are knowledgeable about GF. Don't be fooled by the Gluten free pancake options on the regular menu. When you ask for the GF menu be prepared to have 20+ options available. Extremely impressed and I will be back.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    2054 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

    Went there this weekend because of all the positive reviews and the GF menu was great. My daughter would not give up any of her Cinn roll. Let them know right when we walked in that my daughter has Celiac and they knew exactly what to do.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    2054 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

    Love their menu and attentiveness this location moved from Yorktown mall. Gf cinnamon rolls, pancakes you name it it,a heaven

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    5 rating
    1 year ago

    5920 Roswell Road Northeast, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

    GF cinnamon rolls are amazing!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    125 Lake St, Libertyville, IL 60048

    Love the Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Breakfast! Have eaten there several times and have never had an issue!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    1310 American Ln, Schaumburg, IL 60173

    Huge menu available. Food comes out on a different color dish than everyone else's. Suggestion though: don't order a hot chocolate or coffee "without graham crackers." Seems barista realized after one shake of the topping.

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    1 rating
    1 year ago

    208 S Hale St, Wheaton, IL 60187

    My daughter (who has celiac) got glutened here - after ordering and verifying that her order was the gluten free pancakes. I called the restaurant after she got so sick and the manager told me that her plate should have been a different color, indicating that it was a gluten free meal, which all the wait staff should have known. Sadly, we don't feel like it is safe for her to eat here.

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    5 rating
    1 year ago

    1820 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

    This place ALWAYS satisfys! Now that Ive switched to gluten free (and mostly dairy free) ive tried their GF Cinnamon Roll breakfast. OH. MY. GOD....sooo good! And very filling! GF pancakes are delicious aa well, but im sensitive to them due to the milk/butter. The service is always on point as well. :)

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    208 S Hale St, Wheaton, IL 60187

    My favorite gf restaurant, lots of breakfast and lunch choices. Staff/kitchen does a good job being careful and labeling plates gf so you know they did it right.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    5920 Roswell Road Northeast, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

    Huge variety on their menu. Their GF menu had so many options. Even the kids menu had GF options already included on it. Loves the GF pancakes.

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    5 rating
    1 year ago

    827 Main St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

    Ordered the gluten free pancakes. Quite good although will request a fruit topping or something on them next time. For those of you from the Chicago area, they use Sweet Ali's flour blend. The Gf menu in general is quite large for a breakfast place which is nice for a change. No reaction and love that they bring gf dishes out on red (instead of white) plates so there's no confusion.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Bread/Buns
  • Burgers
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Cinnamon Rolls
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Pancakes
  • Sandwiches

Categories

  • Breakfast
  • Cafe
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
Monday
6:30 am - 2 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2 pm
Sunday
6:30 am - 2 pm

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