100% of 2 votes say it's Celiac friendly

2112 Pennsylvania Ave NW Suite 101, Washington, DC 20037 Directions

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Celiac
1 week ago

Amazing food- knowledgeable about GF everything is labeled too

5 months ago
Celiac friendly

Very knowledgeable staff, all items clearly marked on menu as GF/Vegan/Vegetarian. They add allergies to orders. 80% of the menu is safe. Delicious GF/DF soups, salads, entrees, wraps (in GF pita), muffins, brownies, pudding.

Gluten Free Features

  • Allergen List
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Salad

Categories

  • Dairy-Free
  • Healthy
  • Keto Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Paleo Friendly
  • Pescetarian Friendly
  • Plant Based
  • Restaurant
  • Vegan Friendly

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Celiac
1 week ago

Tasty and healthy. I've eaten here several times and they've always been helpful and aware of gluten issues.

Celiac
1 week ago
Celiac friendly

We enjoyed this cute restaurant and found it thanks to this app. I loved the Mother Earth bowl which had an explosion of flavors from ancient grains, sweet potatoes, avocado, cucumber and more. You could opt to add protein to any dish, sustainable salmon, grass fed steak, natural chicken or tofu. My Celiac teen loved the mac and cheese with chicken and hubby opted for a chicken plate with brown rice and fruit. So many gfree options and the cookie was delicious, too!! Wish they had a location in Illinois. They had alcohol options and homemade kombucha.

Celiac
2 weeks ago
Celiac friendly

I’ve been here five times. Menu items marked GF. First four times I was fine and enjoyed. On the latest visit, they very clearly didn’t handle cross contamination correctly and I was sick all night. I guess the hostess or chef were new and didn’t understand/remember what meant by Celiac and no cross contamination. Otherwise usually nice menu options.

Celiac
2 weeks ago
Celiac friendly

Fantastic yummy food with lots of gluten free options and a really pleasant atmosphere. Staff are very knowledgable and will take extra precautions for celiacs. All their desserts are gluten free and made in house. So happy to have Flower Child in the neighborhood!

2 weeks ago
Celiac friendly

Good service, good food, with lots of gluten-free and vegetarian options and everything is clearly marked on their menu. If you ask about gluten-free items they ask if it’s for an allergy and they change their gloves. My favorites are the Thai dye wrap and the forbidden rice. All their deserts are gluten-free. I’ve had the coconut chocolate pudding and it was perfect. The meals do tend to get expensive, though. The gluten-free wrap is a couple dollars extra and the forbidden rice does not come with protein, so if you order tofu with it it’s also extra. They have lots of fresh vegetables. Portion sizes exactly suit me, but I could easily see it as insufficient for a larger man or someone very active.

Celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

A very cute place to eat vegan & gluten free. The staff was very friendly and ensured me that they take good care of allergies (glove change,..). I had the glow bowl which is made out of sweet potato noodles, that was very delicious I would totally recommend it!

Celiac
2 months ago

They have delicious kombucha on tap. The atmosphere is very nice and you can see the vast majority of the kitchen. You can tell they use fresh ingredients! I had their gluten-free Mac n cheese, curry cauliflower, and sweet potatoes and it was all delicious! We also tried the Madras Yellow Curry and it was good too. We added salmon and chicken and both were cooked PERFECTLY! We were really impressed!

Celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

Love this place! Great vegetable options! They even have gfcookie/ brownies!!

Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

Staff knowledgeable. Food very tasty but most importantly, SAFE for my daughter who has celiac! All but one bowl is GF, Mac & Cheese is GF. Lots of filling & delicious food. This will be on our go to list when we return in June. Can’t wait! Would love to see one of these in Nashville!

Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

The menu is easily labeled with food that is GF. There are many options. Everything on the kid menu is GF. My daughter has celiac and is highly sensitive to gluten. She ordered the kid meal (meat and two sides) of steak, smashed potato and Mac and cheese. She loved it and didn’t get sick. She has been asking us to go back ever since before we leave town to go back home. The food is good and they made it pretty quick. It was well priced. Her meal was $7.

3 months ago

Excellent. Lots of GF menu options

Celiac
3 months ago

So many amazing gluten free options that are so tasty!!!

Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

Excellent fresh food, many GF options. Menu is well marked for GF. Gluten free mac and cheese! GF chocolate chip cookies and brownies! Knowledgeable staff. They can modify food to meet your needs. Wish they were everywhere!

Celiac
4 months ago
Celiac friendly

they really take celiac disease very seriously! Healthy and delicious, not too expensive, depending on what you get. Their menu has gluten free, vegan, and vegetarian labels which is very convenient. And to top it all off, the place is gorgeous! Also, If you are gluten free, make sure you let the cashier know so they’ll take the needed precautions.THIS IS A MUST TRY RESTAURANT!

Celiac
4 months ago
Celiac friendly

The staff was very knowledgeable and took great care to identify the GF need and change gloves. Food was very fresh and tasted terrific.

4 months ago

Gluten friendly menu options. Vegan and dairy free options as well. Staff seems knowledgeable about ingredients, able to substitute, and willing to take precautions not to cc. Kitchen is open concept and shares space with other dishes being prepared.

Celiac
4 months ago

Love this place. Ate here twice with no reaction and the food is so tasty!

Not celiac
4 months ago

Too noisy. Freezing cold ( yes I know it’s cold outside) the door stays open after people walk in and out. Very few gluten free options. I settled on a side order of spinach and it was filled with salt and cumin. The GF mac & cheese and brussels sprouts my daughter ate we’re also filled with salt. My mother-in-law had a salad and it was flooded with salad dressing. I would not recommend this place nor will I come back.

Celiac
5 months ago
Celiac friendly

This place is my go-to when I’m craving some mac and cheese! The gluten free Mac is delicious and the sweet potatoes are to die for. They also have some great sweet treats. I eat here frequently and have not had any problems as long as I stay away from the wraps.

Celiac
6 months ago
Celiac friendly

So good i love to get brown rice with advocado then season it with olive oil,salt, and pepper its AMAZING

Celiac
7 months ago
Celiac friendly

OH. Dear. God: Sam Fox is a gift from God and his restaurants are oases from heaven's shores if you are Celiac! Flower Child is my pit stop today while my kitty is hanging out at the Vet for diagnostics. In addition to my Brussels & Butternut Squash with Salmon, i bought several GF/Vegan treats to take home because -- SAFE, DELICIOUS FOOD!!!! #GetInHere!!! 🥂😇

Celiac
7 months ago

Love the options for vegetarians, vegans and Gluten Free. They have packaged desserts (brownies & lemon cake) and a variety of options. If especially sensitive I would say look at how they handle the food on the line to make your choices. Thai Cashew Quinoa bowl is my favorite

Celiac
7 months ago
Not celiac friendly

I got sick after eating food from here. Ordered off the gluten free menu and got sick. They offer gluten free menu but do not have a gluten free kitchen...so why offer gluten free food if you’re not going to take the steps to avoid cross contamination and keep your customers safe?Makes no sense!!!

Celiac
7 months ago
Celiac friendly

I have eaten here twice as a celiac with no issues. People taking order are familiar with gluten free options available.

Celiac
7 months ago
Celiac friendly

Great, healthy food, much of it GF. Brought my Celiac daughter here, and she had the GF mac and cheese, steak and broccoli with parmesan, and she LOVED it! No reaction! They have GF cookies, muffins and awesome brownies. They take Celiac seriously, just make sure to tell them when ordering.

Celiac
8 months ago
Celiac friendly

Wonderful gluten free options. Delicious!

Celiac
9 months ago
Celiac friendly

The menu is very accommodating and contains many gluten-free options. Staff is knowledgeable about eliminating contamination. I have eaten here twice and had great experiences.

Celiac
9 months ago
Celiac friendly

Menu is marked for gluten free. They will also mark your meal for allergy if you notify them when you order. Healthy, delicious food! The chocolate chip cookies are amazing!

Celiac
10 months ago
Celiac friendly

Been enjoying this place 2years! Its a frequent stop when visiting from Philly! Plenty of GF options. Favorite is the Thai Cashew Quinoa bowl with roast chicken added! Also fantastic sides from spicy eggplant, roasted cauliflower, and gf Mac and cheese! Never disappointed! So excited one is coming east to DC!

Celiac
11 months ago
Celiac friendly

Soo good. Although it’s not a GF facility, they do a good job of trying not to cross contaminate. Macaroni and coffee cake was great! A lot of options.

Not celiac
1 year ago

Amazing gluten free Mac and Cheese.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

The food was very good and they have lots of gluten free items that are clearly marked on their menu.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

This place had awesome food and catered for gluten free. My daughter is Celiac and the staff were knowledgeable and confirmed preparation space.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Great place for a celiac. Mention celiac and wheat allergy and it will be prepped accordingly. Menu is marked with GF items. Never had issues here. It’s wonderful.

Celiac
1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

I spoke to the chef, who said he makes his own handmade pita bread with wheat flour. That means this restaurant is not celiac safe because wheat flour can be anywhere in the kitchen. Because it’s not celiac safe, I have no idea what star to give it. I just gave it a 3 arbitrarily.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Lots of vegan and gluten free options. My husband is celiac and has never gotten sick here! Their bowls are amazing and they are knowledgeable on gluten allergies and will make substitutions to make a dish gluten free. They have gluten free Mac n cheese that my kids loved!

Not celiac
1 year ago

I absolutely LOVE this place...I typically stick with a plate with Avocado, Spinach and Cauliflower with either chicken or salmon. It’s delicious!

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

There was a huge selection of gluten free items to choose from. All of the selections I made were tasty and, as far a I can tell one hour late, celiac friendly.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Very clearly marked menu and knowledgeable staff

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Easy to navigate away from the gluten items on the menu. I was concerned about cross contamination but we did fine.

Celiac
1 year ago

I always considered this place relatively safe, but on the last trip things did not look right as I watched the prep - so I broke out our Nima to test for Gluten when we got home. Sure enough -- Nima tested and Nima failed - positive for gluten (notwithstanding the giant allergy alert on the ticket). Celiacs be careful here.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

For celiacs with other dietary restrictions, it's important to visit when it isn't busy and when a supervisor is available to check ingredients and answer questions. There is no printed menu with a key to what is GF. If you also avoid soy, ask to see the sauce ingredients.

Not celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Only been once so far, but I'm going back. Really liked the salads, and it was easy to tell what was safe.

1 year ago
Celiac friendly

great food and a lot of options

Celiac
1 year ago

I had ordered with everything being labeled gluten free. Something was cross contaminated, as I found out the painful way. Therefore I no longer trust Flower Child. They used to be great for many years so I'm not sure if the kitchen education changed or something else happened. I just know that my old go to, has turned Flower Child into a never again because it wasn't safe for me.

Celiac
2 years ago

Went to a Flower Child here and one in Austin. Creative mix and match menu with bowls and wraps and salads. Quality food and ingredients and casual, fast and tasteful environment with a farm fresh vibe. Gluten free options are many and all annotated on menu. They have a GF pita to substitute for their wrap. Their Mac and cheese is GF by default. Also offer GF muffins and brownies. Tasteful, healthy eating.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

This is the 2nd Flower Child restaurant at which I have eaten. The other being in Phoenix. They make it very easy to order GF food - as well as vegan and vegetarian. The staff is knowledgeable. Food is good.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Just arrived in Dallas from Scottsdale and so excited to find a Flower Child! My favorite is the Tai Cashew Quinoa with added chicken and a side of GF mac and cheese. FC is consistently awesome! I'm moving to Philadelphia.....when are you bringing one to the Northeast?

Celiac
2 years ago
Not celiac friendly

Don't trust their "Gluten free" claim. Ate there today and now am sick. Too bad.

2 years ago

Easy on the GUT and easy on the EYES. By gut I mean all the foods are delicious and prepared the right way and easy to digest which is so important for all of us suffering gut issues. By eyes I mean this place is pretty like 'Better Homes and Garden' pretty and all the employees and patrons are fresh and pretty and happy all smiling. Deserts are GLUTEN FREE (what a thrilling find) and foods are carefully marked in easy to read vegan, vegetarian, GF. I wish all menus would be forced to follow their format. Finally a menu that is not a chore to order!Also employees are great to answer questions and make substitutions. I ate 'Mother Earth' salad: quinoa (instead of grains), sweet potato, portobello mushrooms, avocado, cucumber, broccoli pesto, leafy greens, lemon avocado dressing (instead of miso) and hemp seed. Soooooooo good. I want to order this again.

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