Green Lemon

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 16 ratings
$$Happy Hour, Late Night, Mexican + 2 more
66% of 12 votes say it's Celiac friendly

915 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

(813) 868-5463
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    5 ratingJanuary 11, 2017

    Awesome Mexican food.

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    1 ratingOctober 29, 2016

    Updated 2016 after being deathly ill last few times there. Menu clearly states. No longer gluten free friendly or gluten safe if you truly require gluten free. Shared fryer and disclosure of cross contamination Etc. Good to know NOW but.. Will not be back.

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    5 ratingFebruary 03, 2016

    Great GF selection, can order almost anything on the menu, very aware of gluten allergies

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    4 ratingDecember 30, 2015

    So nice to go somewhere and NOT get glutened! The menu clearly marks which items are GF. I had one of the chicken rice bowls and it was delish! Deducted one star because they do not have GF chips.

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    5 ratingMay 11, 2015

    This place was spectacular! I almost cried with how GF friendly they were. Our server was very knowledgable about GF and was extremely gracious in answering all of my questions. The menu items were also clearly labeled GF. I had tacos which were utterly Delish as well as their pineapple cider which was very good. The kicker was that they served their tacos with TWO corn tortillas instead of one because Corn tortillas have a tendency to tear and as the server said, "who likes a torn tortilla?" The attention to detail was commendable. We have gone back a couple times and would recommend it to anyone GF or non GF.

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    4 ratingDecember 03, 2014

    As stated in one of the previous reviews, this place isn't celiac friendly. Although I asked for the gluten free menu, I was only informed of the chips being fried with gluten foods after specifically asking the wait staff. I ended up ordering my nachos with corn tortillas instead of chips, but I guess those could have been contaminated as well. Despite being a celiac, I do not feel "small" amounts of gluten, so I cannot say for sure whether I was "glutened". Nonetheless, the food was excellent and the portions large, which is why I only deduct one star.

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    5 ratingAugust 28, 2014

    I enjoyed my taco, it tasted fresh. I did not get sick from eating here but I also made a point not to eat anything fried! None of the chips or hard taco shells. Cross contamination can occur there from what I understand. They wanted to give us a free dessert (very kind) but it was fried churro and bananas foster so I could not eat it. Very cool atmosphere. On Tuesday it's very crazy due to $2 tacos and lots of people go to drink. Looks like a cool spot to hang out.

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    4 ratingAugust 07, 2014

    They had Celica friendly items, however the waitress was not very educated. It was delicious!

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    5 ratingJuly 27, 2014

    Delicious, authentic Mexican food with great gluten free options!

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    4 ratingMay 26, 2014

    GF options posted on main menu. One of my favorite spots. I always order corn tortilla tacos.

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    5 ratingMarch 27, 2014

    Good knowledge of Menu and ALOT of GF options clearly marked. Awesome restraunt

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    4 ratingNovember 26, 2013

    Green Lemon has a gluten-free menu but does not understand the definition of gluten-free. Their chips are fried in a fryer with other breaded-containing items and many of the meals listed as gf contain tortilla strips and other fried items that would disqualify their food as "gluten-free." Other than this, the food here is awesome but you have to be smart about what you order if you have Celiac/gluten intolerance. Don't eat the chips—they are cross contaminated in the fryer—so bring your own. Some of the bowls have tortilla strips—request without because they are probably fried. They are not trained to understand cross contamination here. I spoke to the manager who said there will be a meeting the week of 8/4/13 to redefine their item menus as gluten-free... But none of the items listed with a "gf" has changed.


  • Happy Hour
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Mexican
  • Restaurant
11:30 am - 12 am
11:30 am - 12 am
11:30 am - 12 am
11:30 am - 12 am
11:30 am - 12 am
11 am - 12 am
11 am - 12 am

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