40% of 5 votes say it's celiac friendly
151 W Chocolate Ave
Hershey, PA 17033

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The kitchen is small so they don6t have a dedicated GF cook surface, however they said they used a newly washed pan to do my food and tried to limit cross contamination. I orded the traditional breakfast and they served gluten free bread. The hostess and waitress were very supportive and helped me work through the menu to order a GF breakfast.

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
  • 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?

— Some

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good with other allergies
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 1 month ago read full review

Celiac

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Asking for info regarding gluten was a hassle from the very beginning. Staff were not sufficiently informed to answer questions. Instead they left it to the customer to research allergens on a list that was incomplete and hard to decipher. This is NOT a gluten friendly facility. Done here at your own risk.

Safety


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

— Not 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?

— Not Much

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

— Average

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for takeout
Updated 5 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Need to tell your server you have celiac. They have gluten free bread available but no dedicated toaster so you can’t get toast. Their omelettes are safe with some adjustments - I was told the salsa was not safe for my bacado omelette. None of the salad dressings are safe. Very limited options but it is possible to get something safe as long as you communicate with your server and they communicate with the kitchen.

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

  • Bread/Buns

Categories

  • Allergy Friendly
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Cafe
  • Healthy
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Online Ordering
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Takeout
  • Vegetarian Friendly

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Celiac

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As soon as I said I have Celiac, my server told me I could have absolutely nothing on the menu. It was a really frustrating experience. I ate fruit and drank coffee.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Other than eggs or fruit, they only had one breakfast item that was gluten free. I couldn’t even have the gluten free toast because they admitted to using the same toaster. So what’s the point??!!

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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This is a fantastic place for breakfast, brunch, or lunch! Their staff was very knowledgeable. They assured me that they change gloves and cooked my food in a clean skillet. I had an omelette with greens and a piece of GF bread. They did not toast the bread because they don’t have a way to guarantee that it is safe. I had a very pleasant experience and I will be back. They do have a disclaimer on their menu but I felt safe and did not have a reaction.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Celiac

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They do not have any true gluten-free options you just have to pick something that you know is safe. I’m also allergic to eggs so breakfast is a challenge. They do have gluten-free bread but they cannot toasted due to cross contamination.

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?

— Poor

Celiac

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Although not noted on the menu, many of the items can be made gluten free. They also have Udi's. I have been Celiac for 20 years and have not had any issues at this establishments location.

Safety


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

— 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?

— Some

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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I've always had good experiences with First Watch at their 86th street location, however I cannot recommend the First Watch at the downtown location.

The server and kitchen staff did not understand what Celiac Disease was, and kept offering me vegetarian options with bread. They only had an allergy/nutrition sheet for their seasonal items, but didn't have one for their main menu. I ended up getting scrambled eggs, bacon, and a side of fruit. I had a little bit of issue with cross contamination.

Safety


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

— 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

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

— Poor

Overall Rating

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Stopped in for breakfast and was told nothing was gluten free. Even the eggs are cooked with items containing wheat according to their workers.

Safety


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

— 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?

— None

Celiac

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If you have celiac disease do you not eat at this restaurant. They offer gluten free toast but after watching the toaster today while they were making my food they do not use a dedicated toaster for the gluten-free. There is a huge amount of contamination because the gluten-free toast is ran through same toaster at the same time with regular Bread on top of and to the side of the gluten-free bread. I did Talk to the waiter about how this was being prepared and she said she is voice this herself but does not see any change from management on this problem.

Safety


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

— 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?

— Not Much

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

— Average

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