Ike’s Love and Sandwiches

4 ratings
$$ • Deli, Sandwiches
100% of 4 votes say it's celiac friendly
4221 MacArthur Blvd
Newport Beach, CA 92660

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I follow a celiac diet (although not celiac myself) and am sensitive to certain ingredients so it was important to find somewhere that could accommodate allergies. Ike has an amazing menu of items that caters to meat eaters, vegans, and gluten sensitive people alike. They literally have an option called "allergy" to add to the order so that they can accommodate the order as such. I had the Matt Cain with a gluten free bun and no sauce (can't take a risk). I thought for sure it was going to be a dry unremarkable sandwich but was pleasantly surprised to find it tasty, warm, and fresh. The beef created it's own juice which made it delicious and easier to eat. I loved the bun. Made very well and almost like the real yeasty thing. The only thing I found negative was that they had no salt and pepper. That was odd. But regardless, I still had a good sandwich. I commend the team here for careful food handling cause I had no skin reactions and typically celiac/gluten sensitive people are paranoid even eating at places like this because of cross contamination.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Celiac

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This place is amazing and they “get it”, eat at ease of cross contamination risk, and the bread is delicious!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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One of the best gluten free sandwich places I’ve been to. I haven’t had an allergic reaction here yet.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

This establishment is NOT a dedicated gluten-free facility and may not be safe for those with celiac disease. Please contact the establishment directly to inquire about safety precautions.

Gluten Free Features

  • Bread/Buns
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Sandwiches

Categories

  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Deli
  • Healthy
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Takeout
  • Vegetarian Friendly

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Fantastic selection of gluten free sandwiches in a deli counter environment.This location doesn't have all of them listed on the menu board, but I get the #333 Stephen Jenkins (singer from Third Eye Blind) which has pesto and turkey and stuff on a Toasted Gluten Free French Bread! *be sure to tell them you have a gluten 'allergy' because they do a special preparation to avoid cc.My gluten-eating exchange student said her gluten containing sandwich was the best sandwich she has ever had in her 17 years of life!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Celiac

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My celiac kids love the gluten free bread here. If you say it’s an allergy, they change gloves and utensils and keep everything on foil. My kids have never gotten sick from the sandwiches.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Offers delivery
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating

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Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

Celiac

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they have the absolute best gluten free bread i’ve ever had!! i’m not even exaggerating. It was so good I had to go double check they gave me the right bread. They ask if it’s an allergy or preference and will change their gloves for you and make it in a gf area. Delicious!! i’m absolutely obsessed.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Offers online ordering

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Great sandwiches. You can check with the staff which sandwiches are gluten free. Be sure to mention that it's a gluten "allergy" and not just a lifestyle choice, and they will have the kitchen change gloves and clean knives before preparing your sandwich. I just have them leave the sandwich whole so as to have one less thing you worry about. The Tony Soprano is my favorite with some Voodoo chips on the side.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Not celiac

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The staff at the downtown Tempe location was highly unprofessional, rude, inappropriately dressed, and playing music with profane lyrics. I asked for no cheese and they made my sandwich with cheese. I had to return it and they were rude about having to make it again. Not confident that they take precautions for allergens. I had to ask make sure that were using gluten free bread.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Good

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good vegan options

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