50% of 2 votes say it's Celiac friendly

1000 E. 41st, Austin , Texas 78751 Directions

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Freebirds have 100% dropped off the map! I used to LOVE them and would laugh at people that went to all their major competitors, but they have sold out. Please Freebirds I want to love you, come back to us.

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The staff member I interacted with was a complete ass about gluten free options. He said the steak wasn't gf because the cows had eaten grass. Clearly this staff had no idea what gluten is. Will not be returning.

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They did NOT inspire my confidence when they put my GF Tortilla in the common grill press.

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Gluten Free Features

  • Allergen List
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Tacos

Categories

  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Mexican
  • Plant Based
  • Quick Service Restaurant
  • Takeout
  • Tex-Mex
  • Vegan Friendly

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I didn’t catch her name. She must have been the manager. She washed her hands, changed her gloves and took care of me herself. She said the only thing fried in the fryers are chips and potatoes. I ate a burrito bowl with chicken, rice and black beans. Chips and guacamole! I stuffed myself. She said the steak is not safe due to seasoning but all the other protein is. She said her cousin has celiac and she’d feed her from the restaurant. So far 0 reaction ! Yeah! So excited about this

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Good food and the employee was knowledgeable of cross-contamination protocol for celiac.

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I am visiting Texas from Idaho. I am very severe when it comes to gluten. I decided to try Freebirds. I had the kids meal Taco with white meat chicken, black beans, and cilantro lime rice on the corn tortilla. It's tasted great and no reaction. That's a win win in my book.

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Like chipotle, there is a risk of cross contamination in the way that the food is served from the large containers. They’re good at changing gloves. They even have vegan options for the vegan in your life. Online, they have a very clear allergy info sheet. Don’t eat the chips or the steak, they’re not gluten free.

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Manager was very careful. Changed gloves and used separate utensils. Chips fried in canola oil in a dedicated fryer. Excellent nachos, no reaction. Highly recommend.

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Staff was friendly and brought out a sheet to inform me what had wheat in it . Do not get any tortillas or the beef . Had a good burrito bowl

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Had a GF bowl and it was delicious!

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Have eaten here twice in past month with no problems. Got burrito bowl (no tortilla) with white meat chicken, black beans, Mexican rice, cilantro, lettuce, pico, salsa, roasted peppers and onions, garlic, lime juice, mixed cheese and sour cream. Portion is almost enough for 2 meals. Staff changes gloves when told you have allergy/celiac. More flavorful than Chipotle. Taking off one star since don’t carry corn or other GF soft taco shell or tortilla.

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Easy to order but we had a bad reaction to eating here.

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Steak has soy sauce in the marinade! Beware!

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Our go to for a quick healthy gluten free meal.

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My first experience here was great! I wasn’t going to eat anything because I didn’t see any signs about gluten free options but the guy behind the counter encourage me to order a bowl. He quickly washed his hands and changed his gloves and guided me through my options! I had a yummy chicken fajita bowl and a sweet marshmallow treat too.

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Easy to order- bowl with rice beans and chicken and toppings. The only things not gf is the steak. Kids eat free on Sundays.

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Nachos are a great gluten free option. Add queso for extra spice.

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Super allergy friendly. I'm AIP Paleo and the options are abundant. The staff are educated, friendly and helpful. My MIL is celiac and they took every precaution.

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The tortillas are not gluten free as they're heated up on the same steamer as the flour tortillas. Also, the chips are full of cross contamination because they don't change their gloves before digging in to get the chips. Because of this, the gloves they used to make someone's burrito are put into the chip bin and contaminates the chips. 😕. Everything else is gluten free.

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Make your own taco, bowl, or salad. It's like Chipotle, but better, and more toppings to choose from!

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Good about changing gloves. Food was tasteless and gross. Won't be back.

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Our family has done just fine eating 'bowl's here (no tortillas needed'. We have two gluten/soy/almond/dairy/egg (and more) allergies and haven't had any known reactions.

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The staff made my meal and I was about to pay for it, when Patrick the manager asked me if I was gluten free because of allergies. When I told him yes, he threw the meal away because his staff did not change their gloves. He then said he would make my meal personally to make sure it was done right. He changed his gloves and got out fresh utensils to keep my food from being cross contaminated.

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they have corn tacos and chicken meat.

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We ordered our food to go. I tried to plan ahead, but their website isn't very helpful for making smart gluten free choices, neither is their menu, but we worked it out. They have an allergen list, which I hate. Who has time for that? I hope they decide to simplify things in ther future. Having been my first time eating from here, I enjoyed their burrito bowl very much. It was a simple carnita with cilantro rice and pico. Very tasty and I had no issues with cross contamination. What I found most interesting is that I didn't need to add anything to the meal like a sauce or spice. The meal had lots of flavor. I'm looking forward to eating from there again.

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Wish I could give 0 stars. Went in and inquired about a gf menu and was told there wasn't one. I chose not to order when he said he thought rice had gluten...

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All meats but the steak are gluten free

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I was told by the manager today that all meats are no longer Gluten Free. the only option here is a veggie, rice, and bean bowl.

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Can do any bowl. Only things not gluten free were the steak and of course the tortillas. They had the allergen guide readily available.

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The staff was great. I expected them to just change their gloves. They have a whole procedure which includes fresh clean utensils, a plate straight out of the package and the best part was they seemed very happy to do it.

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Wow I'm a Celiac and have been craving nachos, so happy that their fryer is not cross contaminated. So many topping choices, I'll be back. Next day still no reaction

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The allow the utensils to touch the flour tortillas. I asked them what was gluten-free, they said “nothing.”

Not celiac

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Awesome staff at this location! Never gotten sick either...

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The staff was not knowledgeable about their gluten free opinions. They did not know if the nachos were gluten free and had no package there for me to check. The food is in a counter, so it has cross contamination.

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Nachos are gluten free, steak may have marinate, but i just go with veggies (guac is free!)

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GF was fine, but had to ask staff to pause when they began to place corn tortilla on same press used for flour tortillas. Shifted to a bowl and had no issues, but view it as a near-miss. Tasted better than Chipotle, but otherwise a similar dining experience.

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No Gluten Free menu!

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Decent menu. Rice bowl with chicken was delicious and didn't get sick.

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Nachos are safe! The employees are always quick to wash their hands and change gloves for me when I tell them I have a gluten allergy.

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" I don't even know what gluten is, ma'am." And it shows.

Not celiac

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I wish the staff was a little bit knowledgeable sometimes but they always give a list, which helps. The food is great and most things, except the ranch, steak, ancho sauce, flour tortillas, and dessert, are gf.

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only a few things not GF, and they understand Celiac disease. Great tasting food to boot.

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They were very knowledgeable about the items they served and served me a delicious gluten free meal!

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Awesome!!! Great knowledgeable staff.

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New GF menu. Changed all meats to be GF now!

Not celiac

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The food was good and most options are gluten free, except for the tortillas, BBQ, ranch (the staff said), and desserts.

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Burrito bowls. I asked him to wipe down the station and he happily did.

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I had a grilled chicken bowl and explained that I am celiac. The employees took special care not to cross contaminate. He even changed his fresh gloves as soon as I told him just to be extra safe.

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I love Freebirds, maybe even more than Chipotle. Everything is gluten free except their tortillas, of course, and their bbq sauce. Good portion size for a good price. Be sure you let the server know you need to be gluten free and ask for clean gloves etc.. A couple of things they use their hands to get, but they don't have a problem getting uncontaminated stuff from the back. I have celiac disease and have never gotten sick here.

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They have gf options of a bowl, salad, or corn tortillas, but the set up looks like a cross contamination nightmare if you're Celiacs.

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had the bowl, was great!

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I was feeling guilty for requesting GF. They went out of their way to check my choices before I got in line. Very appreciative.

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The food was tasty but the girls working there had no idea about gluten free. And continued to insist I could eat the flour tortillas even after I explained that there was gluten in them. It's a bad idea to argue with a customer and even worse when it's over a very bad allergy. I should have left but was tired and hungry and I know my options at freebirds.

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