Holy Cow

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 31 ratings
$Celiac Friendly, Dedicated Fryer, Burgers + 5 more
100% of 17 votes say it's Celiac friendly

2312 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301 Directions

(703) 666-8616
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    5 rating
    November 09, 2017

    Best burger and truffle fries! Very helpful staff with the Gluten Free menu❤️

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    3 rating
    October 19, 2017

    Came twice, first visit a year ago was great everything tasted good and was cooked perfectly . No issues and i have celiac. Second visit, not the same experience. Seemed as if they forgot to take the necessary precautions needed to avoid cross contamination. And, this time my burger tasted like salt. Tried to see if it was just the first bite but it was off and couldn't finish it. Hope they step it up soon. Used to be great!

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    1 rating
    May 16, 2017

    They have a chart for allergies and all, but this place is NOT celiac friendly! They DO NOT change their gloves, yet they have "dedicated" fryers. If you have celiac, this place is NOT safe!

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    1 rating Celiac friendly
    May 06, 2017

    I couldn't wait to come here because of the dedicated fryer for fries and was looking forward to the burger.... it was TERRIBLE. The burgers were dry /tasteless & they don't allow you to order the meat the you want it , (all cooked med/well.) The GF bun was hard as a rock, the garlic aioli annoyingly sweet, and the fries-- meh. My bf ordered a milkshake and even that sucked (too watery).

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    December 11, 2016

    Great burgers with GF buns! The sweet potato fries are a must ( comes with Marshmallow dip!).

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    September 24, 2016

    Amazingly celiac safe. They knew right away how to make the food gf

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    May 15, 2016

    Burger place, no frills but good food. Gluten free buns and fryer, never had an issue eating three. Definitely a fan.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    January 27, 2016

    Dedicated fryer for fries and their allergy menu is displayed on the counter for easy access! I recommend the truffle fries! By far the best GF bun I've had.

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    5 rating
    December 06, 2015

    GF buns available and a separate fryer for sweet potato fries and other if you ask. having type 1 diabetes I ate the fries but they had too much carbs and my bg's were really high and took a long time to bring down, heads up... but still a great place!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    December 05, 2015

    Exceptional fries (dedicated gf fryer), fantastic burgers (with gf buns made fresh from The Happy Tart gf bakery across the street). Lettuce wraps also available.

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    5 rating
    November 07, 2015

    Love that we can safely eat here and have fries too!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    September 03, 2015

    The food was great! I got a 2/3lbs burger on lettuce with the regular fries and my boyfriend got his burger on the gluten free bun with the sweet potato fries. The staff was very friendly when I confirmed that the fries were in dedicated friers and insured me the bun was gluten free. I tasted the bun and it was really good. Both fries were really good and knowing they have a separate frier made me feel at ease. The burgers were good and the fact that I didn't have to worry about anything being contaminated made my experience awesome! I will return :)

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    5 rating
    August 01, 2015

    Love their turkey burgers and the toppings that you can add. They have a dedicated frier just for sweet potato fries.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 30, 2015

    They have gluten free buns and will wrap burgers in lettuce if you want. The burgers are great!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 02, 2015

    Absolutely amazing! Had a two patty burger on a GF bun with fries. Feel great hours after my visit and I am celiac. My new favorite place to eat, just sad that I live 4.5 hours away. GREAT PLACE!

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    5 rating
    May 06, 2015

    Sweet potato waffle fries with marshmallow sauce =amazing and gluten free! would definitely go back there !

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    April 04, 2015

    I love the place! Every time we are in town we visit "Holy Cow"! The only thing I don't like is having to teach the staff until a manager is asked for it comes along......please train your people so I don't have to go through the same conversation over and over :-)

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    4 rating Celiac friendly
    March 13, 2015

    1. Didn't get sick 2. Dedicated fryer, grill and prep area 3. Staff is educated and cares

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    4 rating
    October 05, 2014

    They were very helpful. Food was good. Wish gf was clearer on menu, but when I asked they haas answers.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    October 04, 2014

    have gluten free buns for a little extra and dedicated fryer for sweet potato fries

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 14, 2014

    Genuine grass fed burgers, buns fresh from the GF bakery across the street, and wonderful GF fries! Best to call ahead to make sure they have GF buns, as sometimes they are out. Meticulously handled GF food!! One of our favorites!!

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    5 rating
    June 10, 2014

    Wonderful burgers and fries ! Owner was very knowledgable about Gluten-free and proper handling.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    April 17, 2014

    Good burgers! I think the buns are mealy so I just get my burger on a salad bowl. You can also get the lettuce wrap. GF fries!!! The donate a few cents to the charity of your choice with every order.

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    5 rating
    March 05, 2014

    many GF options and they even have GF buns and lettuce wrapped meats. Sweet potato fries with dip was yummy too!. We got 3 different burgers too. cream cheese pm burger was the best! (owner ..... Please consider military discount.)

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    3 rating
    February 07, 2014

    The food was good, but the staff is not very familiar with gluten free, i asked if the shakes were GF and they said it was, i noticed the orio shake and asked if ther used different mashine and was told no, so the shakes are not GF. they did change my burger for free since there was cross contamination with it. i did not check if they use a diff fryer for their fryz so ask to make sure

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    November 08, 2013

    So many choices! LOVED the fries!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 04, 2013

    This place is a dream come true for people with celiac's who want to eat "real burgers and fries" while feeling safe. Dedicated fryer for fries so you can order any of their varieties (sweet potato fries with marshmallow dipping sauce are off the hook!). I asked to speak with someone to make sure I understood exactly what I could and could not order with regards to burgers and toppings. I would recommend you do the same if you really need to be strict. Veggie burger is NOT GF, but turkey burger is. The gentleman I spoke with (not sure if he was the manager said his wife has celiac's, so he was very familiar with what GF really means). You can get your burger on a GF bun (from The Happy Tart across the street) which makes it feel really authentic. The bun was very good, although it started to fall apart a bit (as usual with GF bread!) so I had to fork and knife my burger. Still, a great experience all in all, and I felt very safe eating here!

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    5 rating
    June 19, 2013

    I didn't get to try but the Happy Tart across the street supplies the buns.

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    4 rating
    April 19, 2013

    Delicious burgers with an option for gluten free buns!

Gluten-Free Features

  • Bread/Buns
  • Burgers
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Dedicated Fryer
  • Fries

Categories

  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant
Monday
11:30 am - 9 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10 pm
Sunday
11:30 am - 10 pm

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