El Tejavan

5 recent ratings
$$ • Mexican Restaurant
Reported NOT to have a gluten-free menu, but gluten-free options are available
Reported GF menu options: Tortilla Chips
Safety Rating
4 ratings

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3420 W Interstate 40
Amarillo, TX 79102
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Symptomatic Celiac

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Went with my family to eat here based on FMGF reviews. The waitress was nice but didn’t know what gluten was. She went to ask the chef who told her NOTHING on the menu is gluten free, and that the seasoning they use on everything contains wheat. She offered to make me a plain salad - no meats. So that’s what’s for dinner, I guess.

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?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much/None

Updated 3 months ago read full review

Celiac

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They were knowledgeable & helpful from the hostess forward! No CC issues.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

Quality & Quantity


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

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Other Characteristics
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for lunch
Updated 4 months ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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We visited on our drive to Colorado from Texas. Glad to patronize a local restaurant on Cinco de Mayo and finding a GF one was important as I have celiac. Our server was very good and double checked the GF content of items I was considering. The tortilla chips ARE fried in the same oil that flour tortilla’s are fried in. I had the Taco El Pastor with no I’ll effects now 24 hours later.

Safety


Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

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

  • Tortilla Chips

Categories

  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Mexican
  • Restaurant

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Celiac

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I called ahead and they confirmed they could do gluten and dairy free. When we arrived she said only the flour tortillas and rellenos contained gluten but conformed with the kitchen and they added that the rice has gluten. The chips are safe as the owner has celiac and fry’s the chips herself. The salsa is delish, the food was amazing! Vegan chiliqules, the guys all had tacos or burritos, enchilads and more. Angie G was our waitress and went above and beyond especially when my youngest and mine came with cheese she remedied immediately. Great food for a fair price!

Safety


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

— Very

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?

— Excellent

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Had the huevos rancheros with homemade corn tortillas, really yummy!

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

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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Second time to eat here. They will work with you to assure no cross contamination. The food is delicious!!!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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My husband and I both got sick here. The waitstaff didn't seem very willing to accommodate even though we came during off-peak hours. (Lots of dirty looks and shrugged shoulders.) I give 3 stars because the food was absolutely delicious, but I was sick within minutes of eating. Too bad, because we really enjoyed the food! I suspect the chips!! I ordered the beef taco plate (without rice- contains gluten) and guacamole with chips.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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We eat here regularly and I've never had an issue. I highly recommend the taco plates!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Soooo delicious!!! I am definitely coming back!!!!!

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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Found them because of this app so decided to stop on our way through Amarillo. Loved it so much, we stopped again on our way through Amarillo a week later! I was told that the owner is gluten free, so they know what precautions need to be taken. Very few menu items contain gluten, and the chips are fried in a separate fryer. My first visit I had tacos and my second visit I has enchiladas. All gluten free and all delicious. If I am ever in Amarillo again, I will stop for sure!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 8 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Super delicious food! I'm still not sure if the chips were ok, the waiter didn't seem to know if they had a separate fryer for gf things. Other than that, everything was tasty!

Updated 9 years ago read full review

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Authentic Mexican cuisine. Delicious chunky guacamole. The red and green chile sauces are NOT thickened with flour (like so many Mexican restaurants do). We tried the Barbados beef tacos and the green chile stew with pork. Both were excellent. The charros frijoles are delicious. Maybe the best Mexican food we've ever had!

Updated 9 years ago read full review

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