Friedman's

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 195 ratings
$$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Dedicated Kitchen Space + 14 more
96% of 156 votes say it's Celiac friendly

132 West 31st Street, New York, NY 10001 Directions

(212) 971-9400
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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    5 days ago

    The most normal meal I have haf in months. do not pass this place up if you are celiac or gluten sensative. From alcoholic beverages choices to appetizers to entrees. great all around. Wings are to die for and pastrami sandwich was on point.

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    5 rating
    1 week ago

    Wonderful meal. We were concerned that they may not understand gluten-free but then each dish came out with a little label that identified what was gluten-free and what was not. I’d do it again.

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    Celiac
    1 rating
    3 weeks ago

    Based off the reviews I decided to eat here. I got very sick. I think hey cross contaminated their fryer. All I had was an omelette and toast so it's either the toaster or the fryer but I feel like it's the fryer based on the other bad reviews. I'm only commenting because I hope someone sees this before they go. It's ruined my whole day :-(

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 weeks ago

    We visited 3 times for breakfast on our recent holiday to NYC. Anything can be made gluten free and lots naturally is. The staff are helpful, service quick and the food was delicious. I had pancakes (so fluffy), nova benny and steak and eggs. The gluten free food comes out with a flag which is reassuring. We had cheaper breakfasts elsewhere but thought the food here was delicious and worth what we paid.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 weeks ago

    Great Gluten Free menu! Everything can be make GF! Waffles and chicken is a must!!!!!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 weeks ago

    We love Friedman’s and Brown’s. We stop here whenever we are in the city. Breakfast is my favorite!!! So delicious! Heading back for one last meal today before we leave the city!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    Extremely celiac friendly and really good food. Apart from matzah ball soup and bread that comes with one of the appetizers, everything on the menu is gf. It's not that it can be made gf; it already is gf. Including fried chicken and waffles. And the non-gf people I eat with have loved everything they've ordered. If you tell them you have celiac, they'll even be extra careful and put a gf flag on your dish to be sure. We're in the city for a hockey game at MSG every year around the holidays and this is now our default dinner location (right around the corner too). I have celiac and have not gotten sick. Definitely worth stopping by. Can't recommend this place enough.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    Absolutely amazing gluten free chicken and waffles. Cannot remember when that has ever been an option for me. Highly recommend

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    Lovely food and extremely nice staff. Everything on the menu was gluten free except one soup. Gluten free beer and a fried chicken to die for! Good sized portions and a must if you’re in New York!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    Excellent food! Almost the entire menu is gf, so it's still important to tell your server that you're celiac. My husband and I both had the chicken and waffles, which are gf, but mine came with a little gluten free flag. The entire staff are very friendly!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    So good to be able to pick anything off the menu and know its safe for Celiac.

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    5 rating
    2 months ago

    First time will not be last time! They r GF to the max!!! There was a bit of a wait depending on the time of day. But, that was only because they rock! The flip side is they do not rush u out!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    Absolutely amazing! Hot fried chicken and waffles. Worth the wait!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    Thank you Friedman’s!! It’s amazing to eat without fear.

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    5 rating
    3 months ago

    EVERYTHING on the menu is Gluten Free! And Soooo good!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    3 months ago

    So, so good. The GF chicken and waffles are on point.

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    Celiac
    2 rating Not celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    I hate to be the person leaving a negative review, especially because I've eaten here many times before safely, the food is tasty and the waitstaff is great. However, last Friday I got really sick about ten minutes into my meal (fried chicken on the dinner menu). I've got celiac and unfortunately I'm quite sensitive to cross contamination, This was definitely my typical gluten reaction. I was sick for the next two days. Like I said, I have eaten here many times before safely. I guess it just shows that even a celiac-friendly place can mess up -- any time you dine out, you are taking a chance. :(

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    Celiac
    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    I was so excited to try Friedman's, but they glutened me badly. Not sure what went wrong.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    Staff extremely friendly and knowledgeable about food allergies and intolerances. They even used a gluten free toothpick sign to mark my food to make 100% certain it did not get mixed up.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    Excellent wait staff- amazing comfort food! I had the Reuben sandwich with sweet potato fries. Will definitely go back .

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    Food was absolutely outstanding! Only one item on the food menu is not gluten free. I had the vegetable dumplings as a starter and for an entree I had the fried chicken with waffles. The best gluten free restaurant I've ever been to!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    5 months ago

    Receptive wait staff who effectively communicated my allergies to the kitchen during busy Sunday brunch hours. Had a delicious meal with the best GF toast and no ill reaction.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    5 months ago

    Ate here twice on our trip to NYC. Fried chicken, chicken and waffles, plus actual decent GF buns makes this a must visit!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    5 months ago

    Excellent burgers, breakfast, and fried chicken and waffles.

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    Celiac
    2 rating Celiac friendly
    5 months ago

    they do not have a dedicated fried. they did have a gluten free bun that was good. they had some potato chips that are homemade

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    5 months ago

    Very good veggie burger

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    4 rating Celiac friendly
    5 months ago

    We've been here a few times as it's a good reliable place. The best time to visit is for their weekend brunch. They don't take reservations, so plan to wait but it's worth it. The chilaquiles and blueberry pancakes (with ricotta depending on the season) are always a hit with my family. They offer tofu as an egg sub. I recommend paying them a visit. If you go for lunch or dinner they have a great veggie bowl (vegan) that you can get over rice or quinoa that's delicious. You can add tofu, but I've gotten a couple times without.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    6 months ago

    kid friendly, reasonably priced (for nyc) super nice service, very good food, oh and everything on the menu is gluten free.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    6 months ago

    Waiter: "celiac is our specialty." I had a delicious burger and fries, which is a luxury I rarely enjoy.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    6 months ago

    Amazing restaurant, attentive staff who were really switched on. We had just landed from an 8hr flight and been on the go for 24hrs, long transfers and our body clocks were way out. Recommend to try the chips with spinach and cheese dip - Amazing. Burger was more than perfect and the homemade tomato soup was the best I've ever had. Our 15yr old has the allergies but we all eat the same, he said it the best place he's ever eaten in and I would agree. He's not been ill either (THANK YOU TO THE CHEFS AT FRIEDMANS). It's not cheap at all but worth every penny.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    6 months ago

    The best chicken and waffles in New York!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    6 months ago

    They can make their ENTIRE menu gluten free!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    7 months ago

    Fantastic food. I ate here twice while in NYC, and had the fried chicken sandwich with fries the first time, and the chicken and waffle the second time. Both meals were delicious, though the waffle got soggy quickly, and the fact that nearly everything on the menu can be made gluten-free is awesome. Easily the best GF fried chicken I have ever had!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    7 months ago

    Food is amazing. Service is diner service.; so-so. Celiac and cross contamination awareness is stellar. (Thus the 5 stars) Celiacs looking for a safe, great tasting meal, this is a must. Just be patient with the service.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    7 months ago

    Good food, nice people, good awareness and lots of choices.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    7 months ago

    everything can be made gluten free except the matza ball soup. did not get sick and BEST fish tacos I've ever had. definitely recommend!

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    3 rating Celiac friendly
    8 months ago

    The restaurant was packed. Hostess was friendly and helpful. Menu is ok. Food was not that tasty. Needs a little kick; seasoning, salt, etc. I had my order to go. No sure that makes a difference, but it was a little cold when I ate it.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    8 months ago

    Extremly nice place, good food!

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    5 rating
    9 months ago

    If you're missing deli sandwiches, etc. don't miss eating here. Everything on the menu except the matzo ball soup can be made gf.

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    5 rating
    9 months ago

    The best place we found for gluten free meal in our trip to New York. Everything is gluten free and the restaurant is really clean. The staff real profesional manners

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    5 rating
    9 months ago

    They have a good selection of GF food. I had GF chicken and waffles (mainly because I can't get that where I live). It was delicious!

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    5 rating
    9 months ago

    The food here is delicious!! Gluten free fried chicken and cheddar waffles, need I say more?!?! The service was quick and very good.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    9 months ago

    Amazing! Tons of GF options.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    10 months ago

    All servers and hosts very knowledgable. Breakfast 3 times last week. A Celiac dream! Only 2 items on entire menu not GF. A must-go-to.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    10 months ago

    Delicious and wonderful about allergies! Try the cobbler!

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    10 months ago

    Found this place with this app. Went for breakfast after the Luke Bryan concert. I got the blueberry pancakes. I was very excited to try them. You get 3 big, fluffy pancakes. They were not like hockey pucks. Even though I was full I ate them all because they were so good. I would definitely eat there again. I did not have a reaction.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    11 months ago

    What an amazing experience! Knowledgeable staff and delicious food! So much to choose from....Appetizers, entrees and dessert! We had veggie potstickers (gone in seconds) burgers with fries (bacon cheeseburger was best thing ever according to one of our kids), steak, mac and cheese (amazing) and brownie sundae and apple crisp (yum)! This was one happy gluten free (celiac) family!

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    5 rating
    11 months ago

    Most amazing mac and cheese ever! They only make it GF. <squeal>

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    11 months ago

    OMG GF Chicken and Waffles!!! They were beyond amazing and we can't wait to go back!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Wonderful food and staff. Delighted to be able to eat gluten free with such ease.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Beer
  • Bread/Buns
  • Burgers
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Dedicated Fryer
  • Dedicated Kitchen Space
  • Fries
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Sandwiches
  • Soup

Categories

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Catering
  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout
Monday
8 am - 9 pm
Tuesday
8 am - 9 pm
Wednesday
8 am - 9 pm
Thursday
8 am - 9 pm
Friday
8 am - 9 pm
Saturday
9 am - 9 pm
Sunday
9 am - 8 pm
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