Jack's Bar-B-Que

52 recent ratings
$$ • Barbecue Restaurant
93% of 43 votes say it's celiac friendly
416 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203

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Celiac

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The cook asked if I had Celiac. He then changed his gloves, cutting board and knife. I was very impressed! All sides are labeled if the are gf or not. All meat and sauces are gf

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

Updated 2 weeks ago read full review

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As I was asking about options, they asked if I was celiac & everyone changed gloves. They were knowledgable & food was great!

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 kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good selection of healthy options
Updated 3 weeks ago read full review

Celiac

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Jack’s BBQ was awesome!! Great food and great staff who understand what Celiac is and how to prepare the food. It was nice to be able to have options to choose from including sauces which were all gluten free! Just be aware if you’re ordering non-GF items as well. They don’t mark them and we had to get another GF meal because we couldn’t tell what meal wasn’t cross contaminated!

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

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 kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
Updated 1 month 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

  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

  • Allergy Friendly
  • Barbecue
  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Healthy
  • Keto Friendly
  • Kid Friendly
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Online Ordering
  • Paleo Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout

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Three meat dish
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Delicious and super safe!
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Rib,Brisket & smoked Chicken combo
Absolutely wonderful. As stated previously changed boards, knives, gloves and GF choices clearly stated. Amazing BBQ Nashville experience!
GF side items (the sticker is small).
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Celiac

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This place doesn’t seem like it would be safe and I was kind of freaking out when we got here. But just tell them you have celiac and they will take care of your food.

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?

— Some

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

— Excellent

Updated 1 month ago read full review

Celiac

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Great brisket and BBQ sauce. Would 100% recommend to anyone coming to Nashville.

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 takeout
Updated 1 month ago read full review

Celiac

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INCREDIBLE BBQ! This was the kind of place I used to love to go before my diagnosis and thought I’d never be able to go again! They are super clear about what is gluten free and will change gloves, cutting boards, and meats when you let them know you’re celiac. I felt so taken care of, and the food was delicious! A can’t miss!!

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

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

Updated 1 month ago read full review

Celiac

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Food was delicious and menu sign clearly states which items are gluten free, would definitely return.

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

Updated 1 month ago read full review

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The sweetest staff in Nash!!! They were so kind, changed gloves, utensils, and got new meat from the smoker. Didn’t care that I held up the line, so so kind!!!

Safety


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

— Somewhat

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?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for keto
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good vegan options
  • Good with other allergies
Updated 2 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Knowledgeable about Celiac. Changed gloves, cutting board, and utensils. Great experience excellent food.

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?

— Excellent

Updated 2 months ago read full review

Celiac

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I was a little bit Worried with their sides but they changed cutting boards and everything for me and thankfully I am very seriously celiac I did not get sick and I’m very happy and food was delicious

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

Updated 2 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Changed gloves. Went to back and got clean cutting board and utensils. Also got my pork shoulder fresh from the kitchen. Super careful and knew what to do!!! Gluten free sides marked on menu and sauce/meat all gf. The kc bbqsauce was delish! As was the pork. Had a bite of brisket and it was good...pork was better.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

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 dairy-free
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
Updated 4 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Ordered brisket. The chef changed gloves, got a new cutting board, knife AND a whole new slab of brisket from the oven to cut off of to make sure it hadn’t been touched by anything. All meats and sauces are GF. Sides that are - corn, green beans, baked beans, Cole slaw, potato salad, stewed apples and potato chips. No GF buns, but honestly, this fantastic selection of meats doesn’t need it. Great experience!!!

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free 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 lunch
  • Good for takeout
Updated 4 months ago read full review

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When I told the server I had Celiac disease and asked him if he could change his gloves he said not to worry they have me covered!

Not only do they change their gloves, they have specific gluten free utensils and knives when they prepare GF food.

Amazing BBQ! All their sauces are gluten free. My fav was the sweet and smoky. Excellent BBQ sides too - the cucumber salad and southern green beans were super yummy

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

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 dairy-free
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Offers online ordering
Updated 4 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Most of the meats are gf. All sauces are. And quite a few sides are. They knew to leave the bread off the plate, but it might be a good idea to remind them just in case. The Best BBQ I’ve ever put in my mouth! And that is saying a lot.

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 takeout
Updated 5 months ago read full review

Celiac

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As soon as I requested gluten free the changed they gloves, got out a separate cutting board, knife and fresh pork shoulder from the warmer. All sauces are Gf and many side options.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free 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 dairy-free
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 5 months ago read full review

Celiac

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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

Updated 5 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Everything but cornbread was Gf. Changed gloves without asking! Super yummy!!! Ate here again in 2021 when we were passing through! Still mostly GF and still great food!

Safety


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

— Somewhat

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 kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
Updated 6 months ago read full review

Celiac

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I didn’t initially mention that I have celiac, just asked what things were GF. The staff specifically asked if I had celiac and then changed gloves. They were very knowledgeable. And the food was phenomenal!

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

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 kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 11 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Went for lunch. All meats and sauces are GF. They have GF sides marked on their menu. Told them about having celiac and they changed their gloves, got a separate clean cutting board and knife. Felt safe and did not get sick. Would go back again for some great BBQ!

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

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 kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Great food and I felt safe. They changed gloves, placed a clean cutting board down for the meat and had gluten free options for sides labeled.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Ate here three times when they were very busy. Delicious food. All meat & sauces are gf as well as most of the sides. They change cutting board, cutting implements and gloves for celiac. They also were very welcoming each time. Never got sick. LOVE!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Not celiac

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The food here was so good! Everyone has already said how careful they are about cross contamination so I will talk about the food. I had the brisket. It was yummy, a little dry, but still tasted great! The potato salad was delicious as were the green beans, and cinnamon apples! I wanted to try the cucumbers too, but didn’t want to get four sides. Lol! My husband had the sausage and it was amazing! I wished I had gotten that.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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They were very knowledgeable about gluten free and celiacs. As soon as I told them they changed their gloves, got a new knife and a new cutting board. When you first go in you wouldn’t suspect it would be safe for a celiac but they know what they are doing. The food is great too!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Not celiac

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Everything is clearly labeled. All meats and sauces are gluten free including many sides. This is good southern BBQ!

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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The staff was knowledgeable when we mentioned Celiac Disease and told me what meats, sauces and sides were an option. They cleaned off the cutting surface AND then topped it with a clean cutting board, pulled fresh pieces of meat from the smoker, plate from the middle of the stack, all that. What I was most impressed by was that after plating my ribs, one slid off the plate a bit, touching the surface he’d just cleaned (but not on the fresh board he put out) and he didn’t just push it back in the plate. He started over making me a fresh set to eliminate the risk (however tiny). This was all without me saying anything more than that I had Celiac Disease. I loved not having to take him through it all step by step. Clearly they’d been well trained and I so appreciated it. Tasty smoked meat (didn’t do any of the sides) and felt great afterwards (I’m very sensitive so that’s saying something).

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Awesome about gf!! Any meat or sauce is gf and tons of options for sides! Food was awesome

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Daughter has celiac....when we told staff they changed gloves/washed hands, changed cutting board and knife, and got a new brisket from the smoker....really impressed and bbq delicious

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Not celiac

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Food was yummy. All meats and sauces are gf. I had beef brisket with potato salad and apples. They changed their gloves when I ordered mine gf.

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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This place was in the middle of tourist central and I was super skeptical, but they know their gluten free!! They changed gloves, changed cutting boards, even pulled a plate out of the middle of the plate stack! Called the person who makes the sauce to ask about corn - they are all gluten free but I am gluten and corn free. Absolutely amazing!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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I was impressed by the care they took as you walk down the line to get your food and then sit down. I had beef brisket, and they got fresh meat, new gloves, different cutting board and knife. I also had the apples and they were what I was hoping- sweet with some cinnamon.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Celiac

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They were very knowledgeable. The chef went and got a new cutting board, changed gloves, and got a new piece of meat from the oven. Very impressed!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Not celiac

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Hats off to Frieda! When she heard we needed gluten-free she changed gloves, cutting boards & knives. We had the 3 meat platter with brisket, chicken & ribs and chose the potato salad and cucumber salad as sides. Everything was delicious!

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Awesome experience at Jack’s! I have to eat gluten free for health reasons and I was extremely anxious about eating here due to how busy they were. When we got to the front of the line, I told the butcher I needed gluten free. He immediately took his gloves off, got a brand new cutting board, knife, and brisket from the smoker. He even grabbed a plate from the middle of the stack instead of the next one on top. My food came into contact with as few people as possible. The lady serving the sides changed gloves and handed me my tray over the counter instead of having it near the other food. I did not get sick and I felt like they were happy to help me.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Not celiac

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Can't say enough good things. Awesome food, very friendly service, great location on Broadway. When they found out my wife had an allergy to gluten, they went out of their way to remake her plate with a different knife that has not cut the fresh bread loaves and potentially cross contaminated. But when I asked about gf sauces, they asked if we had told them up front of the allergy. We had simply asked for no bread. Alert and attentive, they offer as to remake her combo plate. Besides the attentive service, did I mention the bbq and the sides were great. I think I got the end of brisket so had chunks instead of slices. I prefer the slices, but it was still incredibly tender brisket. We only had a few hours in Nashville before a flight the next day. Definitely this was the one stop worth making.

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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Update: visited again on 9/27/19, was a bit nervous seeing a couple bad reviews since my first visit but I had same great experience as last year! Funny thing it was same worker who served me this time too... They were slammed, line out the door and down the street but he still handled my order with the same care. He cleaned the work station, washed his hands and new gloves, new gf cutting board brought out w new knife, all meat was pulled directly out of the smoker to ensure no risk of cross contamination. The turkey is perfect btw, pork shoulder was great too. I had green beans and apples which were also good. I highly recommend this place despite the lack of typical signs of safety for Celiacs lol. Worth noting am a HIGHLY reactive person so cross contamination is a big issue for me. I will be back every time I’m in Nashville! The staff was extremely knowledgeable and amazing! I told him I was gluten free and his first question was do you have celiac? Umm wow yes I do and that was a big shock to find such understanding in a joint like this! Don’t be scared off by the initial appearance of the line (I was) as soon as I said yes I have celiac he immediately changed gloves, got a new cutting board used only for meat ever, new knife etc! All of the meats are safe, there are a few safe sides (Altho the Mac n cheese is NOT gf as a previous review states) and all sauces are too. Our fav was the turkey and pork shoulder though, perfect!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Zero stars! Called and asked about gluten free options. Their reply-“The knife we cut the meat with is the same one we cut the bread with”.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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When I said I was celiac, he got a new, clean cutting board from the back, changed his gloves and knives, and got new pieces of meat from the smoker. He then followed my plate all the way through to minimize any contamination. All meats and sauces are GF and a bunch of sides are too. SO GOOD!!!!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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Amazing place. Line out the door for incredible food and they take their time to change their gloves, clean the surfaces and bring a clean cutting board to cut the meat when telling them you have an allergy. Brisket, corn and potato salad were so good!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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They say all their meat is gluten free and the gluten free sides are labeled with stickers. However, they cut the bread on the same surface as the meat and near the sides, thus contaminating everything with crumbs. Not sure why this place gets such good reviews. Am I missing something?

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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They had labeled items that were Gluten Free and the food was amazing!

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I told the guy I had Celiac and he changed the cutting board, knife and his gloves. He said all the meats are gluten free and all the sides are noted on the board if they are gluten free. It has been 30 minutes from me eating and I did not have a reaction which means it is good!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Celiac

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The staff was amazing! Very knowledgeable on procedures to prevent gluten cross-contamination for celiac. The line behind me was out the door and I did NOT feel like a burden! ❤❤

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Celiac

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Have eaten here a couple of times now. The food is awesome!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Celiac

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They have their gluten free options marked on the menu and it's a really nice place to get food if you want high quality at a fast pace. They are so friendly here and I now know what they mean by southern hospitality.

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Jack’s employees really knew what to do. Switched gloves, as well as cleaned the knives and cutting boards. THANKS

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Best BBQ I had in Nashville. All gluten free options marked on the menu and staff changed gloves, got out new cutting board, and separate meat for my order.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Celiac

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The server changed gloves and got out a fresh cutting board. The food was very good and I did not have a problem.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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Handle all meats with same gloves which handle breads. Bread crumbs all over surfaces. Very unsafe for celiac.

Celiac friendly?

No

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Celiac

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I've never experienced such a great gluten free moment at a restaurant!! They immediately cleaned the cutting board, changed their gloves, got a clean cutting board, got new meat out of the warmer and pulled my sides directly from the back. Amazing!! Every single staff members heads turned and they went into a different mode as soon as they heard Celiac. I was in awe! Thank you for such an unbelievable experience!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Visited at peak lunchtime and yet they were scrupulous on changing gloves all down the serving line, cleaning surfaces and using different boards and knives and carving from fresh untouched joints - 37 in queue in front of me but only a 15 minute wait - and worth it delicious A d freshest salads we have had in USA - all sauces GF and can be bought to take away - see Photos

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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