1617 California St, Denver, CO 80202 Directions

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Celiac
1 week ago
Celiac friendly

100% gluten free! Quick and delicious!

Celiac
2 weeks ago
Celiac friendly

This place is dedicated gluten-free, delicious, and economical. This is my go to place when in downtown Denver.

Celiac
3 weeks ago
Celiac friendly

Amazing food!! Such great flavor. I had chicken, white rice, with roasted veggies and mango BBQ sauce it was fabulous!! I'll definitely be back!

Gluten Free Features

  • Bread/Buns
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Dedicated Gluten Free Facility
  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

  • Brazilian
  • Lunch
  • Quick Service Restaurant
  • Takeout

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Menu Board August 2018. Five on Black.
Build your own bowl. Five on Black.
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1 month ago

The atmosphere was nice and food was healthy, clean and tasty. I had the tilapia which was not seasoned to the level I would have hoped. It they did make up for that with an exquisite quack mango sauce which made the meal. Almost everything is GF goodness!!!

1 month ago

Delicious and completely gf!!! Also almost everything is dairy free too. Highly recommend

Not celiac
2 months ago

Absolutely phenomenal! So many DF options too!!

Celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

Everything there is gluten-free. No need to even ask at this place! Food is simple, yet has flavor. Good for non-picky GF eaters.

Celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

The whole restaurant is gluten free.

Celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

What a great find coming right off a flight. Loved ordering and knowing I would be sick. Pretty funny that Chipotle is right across the street too. I would pick this place any day.

Celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

Love going to a place and being able to eat anything! The cheese rolls are great, and the food is perfect for a quick casual lunch in downtown Denver.

Celiac
4 months ago
Celiac friendly

Staff was very friendly and the food is so good!!!

Celiac
4 months ago
Celiac friendly

Super yummy and fast! Always a treat to be able to order anything on a menu.

Celiac
4 months ago

Fast casual Brazilian, essentially like chipotle. All of the components taste good but are a little bland in combination. Large portions. The best part of the experience was knowing that all of the food was free of gluten and all nuts. Also, delicious and warm Brazilian cheese rolls.

Celiac
4 months ago
Celiac friendly

100% gf restaurant down to the bread and cookies. If you like your steak rare this may not be the place for you but the chicken is amazing as is the bread. (Haven’t eaten the cookie yet but I may edit this later to add it.

Celiac
5 months ago
Celiac friendly

The entire place is GF! Some staff didn't seem as knowledgeable as others, but it didn't matter since there was no gluten around! Quick and easy meal.

Celiac
5 months ago
Celiac friendly

Awesome place! The food is really good, staff are friendly, and it's so nice having peace of mind because everything they serve is GF.

Celiac
6 months ago
Celiac friendly

Everything in this place is gluten free and my meal was incredibly delicious. While build-a-bowl isn’t a unique concept, the Brazilian flavors really made the food unique and fun. And they give you the amazing GF Brazilian bread made with tapioca flour! YUM! I wish I had a restaurant like this near where I live, I’d go several times a week!

1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Celiac friendly, but not very good food. Everything seemed either under or overcooked. Great idea, but poor quality. I also have reactions to food when they dont use organic or pesticide free ingredients. Upset tummy before I even left the restaurant :(

Celiac
1 year ago

Staff was nice, but the food here is mediocre at best. The cheesy bread was dry and old and the food was bland. Maybe it was because I went in about an hour before they closed, but I definitely didn’t experience what others have reported.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Amazing totally gluten free restaurant! The food was so flavorful and delicious. Must try for every Celiac

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Great place to eat! I love there chicken with rice.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

This place is like a Brazilian twist on Chipotle. Very tasty. Obsessed with the little GF cheese rolls....it’s been a while since I’ve gotten to enjoy cheesy bread like that!

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Everything GF. You create a bowl by picking your ingredients then add little GF cheese rolls and a gf chocolate chip cookie. Yum

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Easily my favorite spot in Denver. Food is great and the service is excellent!

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

I loved this place. Lots of options and combinations because everyrhing is gluten free. The cheese bread was so delicious and the seasonal options are good too!

1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Food was very tasty, good variety. Staff very friendly, knowledgeable about the food. Love getting tasty food with my Celiac partner not having to worry about cross contamination. Feijoada bowl was awesome! Black beans a little too vinegar-y for me.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

This is one of the few restaurants I trust. I've eaten here several times and never have been ill. Everything's fresh, clean, and nowhere near gluten. My only criticism is that they don't label sensitivities, but they'll answer any questions about the ingredients if you ask.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

All GF never been sick. Food is awesome.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Good food. I usually don’t trust the concept of a build your own bowl restaurant because of cross contamination, but since this place is 100% GF I felt totally safe. Plus, it’s quick and not too pricey so it was great for lunchtime.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

This place was awesome!!! Dedicated gluten free facility & the food was delicious! Lots of flavor and I am picky about things being salty & this was flavored without all the salt restaurants usually use. Great place to grab a healthy bowl.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Really great food, healthy, and the whole restaurant is g free!

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Amazing fresh food wonderful layers of flavor...and...gluten FREE!!!

2 years ago
Celiac friendly

The food was amazing. The sauces and toppings have amazing flavors.

2 years ago

so delicious! set up like chipotle. flavor is incredible. great food and would definatley come back!

Not celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Fresh a healthy options! had the Brazilian stew with coconut sweet potatoes on greens it was delish. Yes, the cheese buns are amazing too. (They said they buy them frozen and you can get them at Whole Foods).

2 years ago

Love finding a 100% GF place to eat when traveling thru town. Stop here for lunch or dinner and chow down. 100/100 points on my scale.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Very friendly staff. Food is excellent. I highly recommend Five on Black.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Delicious cheese bread and coffee cookies! Would love to come back for lunch.

Celiac
2 years ago

Definitely dedicated GF! They also have Brazilian cheese bread and gluten free cookies. I'm following SCD, so I had combo of meats and veggies only. So happy to have found Five on Black. Friendly staff, too.

Celiac
2 years ago

Delicious. Cheap. Fast. Totally gluten free. I just wish there was one in Colorado Springs. Love it!

Celiac
2 years ago

Affordable 100% gluten free food. The spicy coconut sauce was delicious and the bowls can be customized to be paleo friendly and vegetarian. We spent less than $40 on 2 adults and 2 kids.

2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Fantastic staff, atmosphere, and absolutely amazing food.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Great food with friendly staff that let us sample lots of options before getting a bowl. Everything is safe.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Kid and celiac friendly- affordable too!

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Excellent and worry free food!

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Very good food! Tasty meats and sauces, and the cheese buns are fantastic. All-gluten-free facility means no worries, and the service was very friendly. Wish you would open up in Portland!

2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Very yummy and healthy! Hard to get to, but the food left you feeling great!

2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Dedicated facility --YEA!!! Great choices and reasonably priced. I was unsure what Brazilian cuisine was -- it is mild and delicious. They will give u samples too to hlp u choose what u want. Staff is knowlegable too. T

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

The cheese bread is delicious, and it's my first time having it. So good! And filling. The tilapia is a bit overcooked, but it's still healthy. Mine ended up being too spicy to share with my toddler, but I liked it. I would have liked some more details on which sauces were spicy so I could have avoided them for him.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Totally gluten free menu. Brazilian food. The pao de Quiejo (cheese buns) are delicious.

Reviews of this Chain

Celiac
2 weeks ago
Celiac friendly

Everything is completely gluten-free and completely delicious! It's also very economical. I spent $10 including tip for a very filling meal.

1 month ago
Celiac friendly

Love this gluten free build-a-bowl! This Brazilian spin on build-a-bowl was my one meal on the road, and it was great! I enjoyed charred chicken on rice and greens with mango bbq. For celiac-safe, quick eats, you cannot go wrong here.

Celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

The food is fresh and deeeeeelicious!

Celiac
2 months ago

Yummy gluten free food! So helpful to have a completely gluten free restaurant!!!

Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

Yummy and all GF. Our go-to spot

Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

Food was good. Service was just okay.

5 months ago
Celiac friendly

Love this place!!! Very healthy choice and everything is gluten free

9 months ago

Everything is GF. Tasty buns. Very quick service.

Celiac
11 months ago
Celiac friendly

Soooooo tasty and unique. Like Chipotle but WAY more interesting flavors, sauces, and ingredients. And everything is gluten free!

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

This little eatery was absolutely great! I had a lettuce + brown rice bowl with chicken, veggies, coconut sauce dressing and a gf bread crumb finish. The staff was super helpful and willing to let us sample different flavors. All in all, a delicious and stress free dining experience! Plus, how fun when we can order anything off of the menu!? ❤️

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

All the food was gluten free, celiac friendly, and delicious. I especially enjoyed the cheese bread which is made with tapioca flour.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

I didn’t go into this place since my husband just grabbed take out for us. BUT, the food was delicious. Everyone ate their bowls clean! Rice, protein, veggies, and some sauce (or not) and it was all celiac safe and delicious.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Delicious dedicated GF Brazilian style bowl. Fast Food. Willing to check ingredients for food allergens. Limited use of eggs, citrus, and tomato made it possible for us to eat here.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

The staff was nice and helpful, everything was gluten free

Celiac
1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

Got sick immediately after eating here a week ago - still sick.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Great food for a quick lunch! Totally GF! My kids love this place.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Loved it. Good food, kind service, 100% gluten-free, and really inexpensive. Our celiac daughter enjoyed the rice and the pão de queijo.

1 year ago

Delicious! All gluten free. The Brazilian bread was especially tasty!

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

This is the best place in town if you’re needing to eat GF. No scare of cross contamination or accidental mixups. And delicious too!

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

100% gf facility :) yay! The staff are always super friendly and helpful. The food is fresh and tasty. Love this location!

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Everything is gluten free except one tea which we could not find any reference on. Very tasty, healthy food.

Not celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Awesome gluten free menu! Tasty and high quality Brazilian-style food

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Tasty, reasonably priced fast casual that is celiac safe? Count me in.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

So amazing! Everything was really fresh and high quality and well seasoned without being too spicy. The place is kind of set up like a Chipotle (if it was Brazilian food and all they had was bowls). They have lots of options and you tell the person working what to put in the bowl. Very easy and quick.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Every thing is gluten free. I was skeptical when she said the cheese bread was... but it was. Family friendly. A perfect place to stop if you want healthy fast food. I always make sure to hit it when I'm in town.

2 years ago
Celiac friendly

So so good. Even my kids (7, 5 & 2) loved it. GF facility & everything except the pao de quejo (cheese bread) is dairy free.

Not celiac
2 years ago

Build your own bowl with delicious Brazilian options. Enormous serving sizes at extremely reasonable prices. So glad we found this place!

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Excellent GF food, fast friendly service. GF cheese buns are delicious!

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

All the food is gluten free, so yummy!!! I had the rice, beef and BBQ mango sauce topped with salsa, chimichurri, and a lovely cheesy bite. Also, did I mention fresh? Everything is wonderfully fresh tasting as well! Would definitely recommend!

Not celiac
2 years ago

Excellent customer service. Food is ALL GF and all but 2 items are dairy free. This place was a WIN with our family.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Absolutely amazing food!!! And everything is gluten free!!! Doesn't get any better than that

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Excellent food with lots of different t ways to change a meal up. The cheesy buns are phenomenal and the price is very reasonable! Highly recommended!

3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Simple menu and tasty food. Dedicated gluten free! Even the bread which was made with tapioca flour. Would definitely return.

3 years ago
Celiac friendly

The best place I have eaten at. Highly recommend. Very sensitive celiac and I didn't even have to worry about getting sick because all the food was gf! Heaven right here.

3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Really tasty and affordable bowls. The brown rice was slightly undercooked so there were a few chewy pieces. I'll probably get white rice next time. The sauces, meats, veggies are delicious!

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

I love this place- so good and 100% gluten free so no contamination issues.

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

FABULOUS food and service! We eat here at least once a week with our family...so tasty. I was thrilled to add another celiac safe restaurant to my Boulder list. We've used them twice to cater large corporate events and they've been reliable and wonderful to deal with. Rave reviews all around. My absolute favorite is brown rice/chicken/sweet potato / curry / chimichurri / cilantro / lime. With TWO pão de queijo (addicting little cheesy buns). Super affordable too. Enjoy!

Not celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Amazing food! All gluten free and all dairy free except for the rolls (rolls are gluten free just not dairy free)! I suggest anyone in this town or going through this area stops here! 5 stars for allergy precautions, food, service, and staff's knowledge.

Celiac
3 years ago

I have multiple food allergies and they were very accommodating. The food was delicious and the staff was helpful and inviting.

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

So good! If I lived in Boulder this would be my new favorite spot!!!! Dedicated GF and delicious. You can't go wrong, but if you eat meat the Brazilian stew is fantastic.

3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Delicious food and all GF so no issues with cross contamination. Also have vegetarian options (I think even vegan) which can be hard to find.

3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Brazilian-Asian fusion. My whole family loved it and gluten free was a bonus for me. I recommend rice bowl with sweet potatoes, meat, spicy coconut sauce, and the cilantro. Truffles were a great bonus!

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

100% gluten free and delicious. Staff is always super friendly and their gluten free-range lactose free cheese buns are very addictive.

3 years ago

It is so nice to eat somewhere that is dedicated gluten free. Such a wonderful feeling!

3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Everything they serve is gluten free, even the cheese buns, most things are vegan as well! Fast casual Brazilian!!

Celiac
3 years ago

Everything is gluten free!

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

So tasty. You choose everything you want in your bowl. Everything, even the cheese bread, is gluten free! A quick lunch option that leaves you feeling full.

3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Great food. I recommend the chicken bowl with spicy coconut sauce. Order an extra pao de queijo (cheese bread). Friendly staff, fast service, easy take out. No gluten in the facility. My celiac family ate here successfully. Love this place. Also vegetarian, nut free, dairy free, msg free options that I know of.

3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Fantastic. I have severe celiac and was able to eat and trust I wouldn't get sick- only place in MT so far! Wonderful service and knowledge staff!! Thank you !! So yummy!!!

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

So nice to have a dedicated gf place. I have Celiac Disease and and get sick with minimal cross contamination. It is amazing to be able to order everything on the menu.

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