Joe's American Bar & Grill

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 57 ratings
$$Celiac Friendly, Dedicated Fryer, Burgers + 7 more
100% of 48 votes say it's Celiac friendly

181 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116 Directions

(617) 536-4200
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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    October 27, 2017

    Great burger and fries (dedicated fryer). They do have a gf df bun. Chef Lylly came out and personally made our food. Highly recommend!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    October 03, 2017

    The GF menus were being reprinted, but my server said she would double-check my order with the kitchen and explained that the restaurant had GF bread and a completely separate fryer. My food was hand-delivered by the chef so there were no mix-ups, an extra step I really appreciate. The server even brought me a toasted GF roll when she brought regular bread for my husband. Excellent experience and tasty food—I would definitely eat there again.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    September 11, 2017

    Found Joe's American Bar and Grill on "Find Me Gluten Free" but was a little concerned about "no gluten free menu" comments from other posters. Checked the restaurant home page and it specifically mentioned "gluten free" so decided to give it a try. As soon as I told our exceptional waitress - mad that I have forgotten her name - that I couldn't have any gluten; she immediately replaced my menu with a gluten free one! It is very similar to the version online with the main change - Gluten Free Bread. I did notice that The Crispy Calamari was not included and the crispy onion straws were not on "The Cure" but very similar. My meal was very good - even delivered by the chef who described it as "gluten free meal" so I had no concern that there was any food mix up - we all ordered burgers. I couldn't taste the others but they said it was very good. The serving staff were very attentive but did not hover. Over all a great experience and I will go there again.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 24, 2017

    They are great with cooking gf for people with Celiac or allergies here! I was a bit concerned because we got there late and it was really busy. The chef brought out our food personally and even came out and apologized for the wait when he decided to remake our nachos when he thought they weren't up to his standards. The nachos were fabulous as were the burger and the ribs and we had no reactions.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 11, 2017

    American Joe's restaurants are hands down one of mg favorite places for GF/dairy-free meals. They offer an extensive GF menu and have local bread (this location only, not dairy-free), Udi's bread products, GF penne and dedicated fryers. The staff and management are extremely knowledgeable about allergies, and I'd recommend this location to anyone in the city!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 10, 2017

    OMG!! The best gf Mac and Cheese ever!! Staff very helpful and very (!) knowledgeable about gf options (handling of food, etc.). They even brought out bread while we were waiting for our food!! I'd always go back!

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    5 rating
    July 10, 2017

    Very helpful with explaining what was gluten free

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    April 21, 2017

    Helpful staff. Even provided gf bread while we waited for our meal.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    April 15, 2017

    Meticulous on details even on what could be argued was the busiest day of the year. Everything is from scratch so they even pan seared calamari for us with aeoli for dipping. Gluten free buns before the meal. Designated fryer delivered regular fries and sweet potato fries that were perfect! Two burgers on gluten free buns, one was the the 'cure'- served with ribs and an egg on top, and one classic cheese- perfectly medium rare. My southwest salad was delicious too. Thank you for making our Boston family meal easy and tasty.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    April 03, 2017

    Very gluten free friendly!!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    February 19, 2017

    Fabulous gf food! Fantastic service with lots of care for my celiac daughter! Love this place ! Our favorite in Boston ! A++

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    September 28, 2016

    I've been to several Joe's around Boston and I love them. I'm not celiac just gluten sensitive so I can't speak for those who are super sensitive but I've never had any issues and the food is excellent.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 15, 2016

    Our server claimed their restaurant was #1 in Allergy-friendly practices in the city. The restaurant itself was CRAZY crowded, but we were assured they're well-versed in GF cooking. Fries are prepped in a dedicated fryer, which was great. I got a rack of ribs and our daughter got chicken/broccoli and penne in a garlic cream sauce. Our meals were excellent. Bread came out ahead of our meal...it was a grill-top toasted hamburger bun, but it was fresh and warm, so no complaints there! To bolster my confidence in the meal being safe, it was a pleasant surprise to have had our meals delivered by the chef personally. Really great experience!!

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    4 rating
    August 09, 2016

    Staff went out of their way, even with the cook delivering my food, to ensure my food was prepared GF. Dedicated fryer and GF buns. Nothing labeled as such on the menu which seems strange since they are so accommodating. Good burger and fries.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 04, 2016

    Pasta was so good! The waiter was great! They have a separate place to prep gluten free food and only mangers can bring it out.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 28, 2016

    Friendly staff. Wonderful deviled eggs with a sweet, crunchy bacon. I'm gluten-free due to severe allergies, the staff was familiar with their menu and the GF options. Even brought us some GF bread and butter. Fries were crispy and made in a dedicated fryer.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    June 30, 2016

    Had an awesome lunch with our celiac little one. Dedicated fryer, pasta and the chef even brought out plain ice cream himself for dessert. And they even brought out gf bread.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    June 29, 2016

    One of my favorite go-tos! They have great selections and I haven't met a staff member that didn't take care of my needs to a T. Great nachos, salads and they have a dedicated fryer! Hello sweet potato fries!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    May 10, 2016

    I came here with my family (party of 11) for my college graduation dinner. Even with a large group, our waiter was calm and collected while accommodating my GF diet and honey allergy. He brought out separate chips and guac for my starter. He checked and told me that the GF rolls had honey in them (nice catch!) but I opted for a burger and fries anyway, despite having many other options. The sweet potato fries were delicious! GF dessert options were limited, but I did enjoy their ice cream, and I felt OK afterwards!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    April 04, 2016

    So good! Brought GF bread to table; was able to make their Mac 'n cheese GF :)

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    3 rating Celiac friendly
    March 26, 2016

    I would have given this place a 5-star rating and a glowing review, but the last time I went it was clear they were not going to bend over backwards for celiacs. I will say the food is tasty and they are safe, but they no longer have proper dinner rolls (they will bring a toasted hamburger bun) and the gluten free selection dropped quite a bit.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    February 08, 2016

    They go out of there way here to make you feel safe and taken care of. Extremely accommodating and one of my favorite places for gf nachos and fries.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    February 02, 2016

    Yummy gluten free burgers!!!

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    5 rating
    August 23, 2015

    By far the best food and best staff, Justin made our experience fantastic . Mac and cheese was phenomenal, selection was outstanding!!

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    4 rating Celiac friendly
    August 23, 2015

    Very good place, manager came and told me that almost everything on the menu can be made gluten free.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 13, 2015

    The manager Josh is amazing! So helpful and genuinely concerned that your experience is 100% gluten free

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 19, 2015

    Excellent care & customer service with my needs. The sweet potato fries are the best I've ever had. They have a dedicated GF fryer. I also had a great burger with swiss cheese and mushrooms. They offer GF buns as well. They have a manager or chef bring the food out and say that it is GF. Love that confirmation! Highly recommend. Busy location. Plan accordingly.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 14, 2015

    Waitress was very friendly and knowledgable about celiac disease. We had burgers on GF buns (which were heavenly) and GF sweet potato fries that were better than any I've ever had. Great ambiance and great food. A definite must try...

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    December 30, 2014

    Great place. Staff was very knowledgeable. We asked the hostess abotu GF options and she confidently told us that although there was not a separate GF menu, about 90% of the choices could be made GF. Our waiter even had celiac so he REALLY understood our needs. They served us warm GF rolls with butter. We ordered GF pasta, GF mac & cheese and a burger with a GF bun (no extra charge!) and fries made in a dedicated fryer. The chef brought out most of the food so it was clear that pay extra attention to GF needs.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    November 02, 2014

    Very good gluten free comfort food. We had the Mac n Cheese. It wA delicious and happy to say we didn't get sick.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    November 02, 2014

    Staff is always incredibly helpful and cautious. Most of the menu can be made gluten free and they know exactly what isn't safe. A manager always checks in with is and brings us our food. One time, the manager even gave us a package of the gf pasta they use to take home since we loved it so much. This is my go to restaurant in the city.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    September 10, 2014

    Our server was very knowledgable and helpful. I'm a silent celiac and felt quite confident here. I had their signature burger on a GF bun. Amazing. Burger,

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 26, 2014

    Very good service. No cross contamination. Had the burger delicious food we will be back

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 13, 2014

    I'm in love with Joes! I enjoyed Gf Mac & Cheese with lobster. OMG! So long since I tasted gf pasta this special and no problems! The manager even made a special visit to our table to assure me of the restaurant's commitment to insure against cross-contamination. Great atmosphere!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 09, 2014

    Some of the best gf pasta I've ever had!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 24, 2014

    Really good gf buns. Love sandwiches and that also means all the burgers are safe. Gf French fries are delicious. Also offer gf pasta as well. Would definitely come again.

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    July 13, 2014

    Had a great meal with no reaction! Gf Mac and cheese was good.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    June 22, 2014

    This place was awesome! Not only did they have GF bread brought out to the table before dinner, but they also made the extra (non-requested) step of keeping the queso (NOT GF) on a seperate dish than our salsa, AND frying our tortilla chips in the dedicated fryer so I could have GF chips!! Blown away!! The staff was very knowledgeable about gluten. I had the special, which was a Philly cheesesteak sandwich (GF roll!) and it was amazing! Highly recommended and Celiac friendly.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    June 12, 2014

    I was in an urgent celiac situation where I had not eaten breakfast nor packed any food and got stuck in the city unexpectedly. As I was about to miss my 3rd meal I decided to risk trying a new restaurant and got delivery from Joe's. I ordered a salad and a side of veggies to pick something on the super safe side. It was tasty and I'm not sick! Thanks Joe's, you really helped me out.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    May 28, 2014

    wait staff very friendly, fairly GF aware. several choices, very reasonable. can modify even appetizers to accommodateGF diets. cool environment as well.

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    4 rating
    March 15, 2014

    Food was great!! Especially the sweet potato fries. I also am Df and the waitress brought out the gluten free label for me to read!!

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    1 rating Celiac friendly
    March 07, 2014

    No clue why this place has so many positive reviews. Service was slow and food was pricey and mediocre.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    December 31, 2013

    I'm never disappointed at Joe's. They have a wonderful staff that is very knowledgable about the gluten free options, and they're incredibly cautious about cross contamination. They even have a dedicated fryer for french fries!

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    4 rating
    December 21, 2013

    With a daughter, newly diagnosed with Celiac 2 months ago, this was out first dine out experience. We could not have been more impressed with the attention the Joes staff paid to our GF needs. Not only was the waiter aware of the situation, the manager came over to discuss and the GF food was delivered directly from the chef and confirmed to be GF. Kudos to Joes and their staff. THANK YOU!!!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    October 19, 2013

    Have always had a great experience with no contamination issues. The sandwiches and fries are great!

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    September 22, 2013

    Loved it. Gluten free shrimp pasta dish was really good. Eat it all

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    5 rating
    August 31, 2013

    100% accommodating to gluten allergies! Lobster Mac and Cheese was AMAZING, and gluten free. Chef personally delivered my appetizer and meal to me to ensure that both dishes were gluten free. Can't wait to come back.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    March 27, 2013

    They have gf pasta, pizza, burger buns and they fry their fries separately for gf needs! Knowledgable staff and varied menu! Highly recommended!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    September 24, 2012

    Delicious GF pasta, wonderful atmosphere, great service. Highly reccomend.

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    5 rating
    June 25, 2012

    Great place! Staff is trained, manager checks in. ANYTHING on the menu can be made gluten free and is made in a separate section of their kitchen. They have not one, but two choices of beer as well. And for Boston, very inexpensive: four beers and two burgers came in under $50.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    November 24, 2017

    750 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

    Always enjoy our visit here. The GF bun was ok. I really enjoyed the Devilish eggs. Our waitress, Heba, and the rest of the staff were super friendly and helpful. She made sure to ask if I wanted the GF fries instead of the wedges when I ordered the GF option.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    August 21, 2017

    311 Mishawum Rd, Woburn, MA 01801

    No gluten free menu but very knowledgeable, they can pretty much make anything on the menu GF (including pastas and pizza). Very good, great service.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 29, 2017

    311 Mishawum Rd, Woburn, MA 01801

    Had my birthday dinner there last night after reading the reviews here. I was impressed to see how knowledgeable the staff was. They pretty much can do everything GF. GF buns, GF pasta, dedicated fryer. I had the Filet with sweet potatoe fries and spinach. And they got me the creme brulee as birthday dessert. Everything was delicious, I highly recommend it 😁

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 11, 2017

    985 Providence Hwy, Dedham, MA 02026

    American Joe's restaurants are hands down one of mg favorite places for GF/dairy-free meals. They offer an extensive GF menu, Udi's bread products, GF penne and dedicated fryers. The staff and management are extremely knowledgeable about allergies. I've eaten at this location 5+ times without incident. I'd recommend Joe's to anyone visiting Legacy Place next door or traveling by on 95!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 11, 2017

    1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701

    American Joe's restaurants are hands down one of mg favorite places for GF/dairy-free meals. They offer an extensive GF menu, Udi's bread products, GF penne and dedicated fryers. The staff and management are extremely knowledgeable about allergies. I've eaten at this location 10+ times without incident, and recommend Joe's to anyone with a gluten allergy!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 11, 2017

    311 Mishawum Rd, Woburn, MA 01801

    American Joe's restaurants are hands down one of mg favorite places for GF/dairy-free meals. They offer an extensive GF menu, Udi's bread products, GF penne and dedicated fryers. The staff and management are extremely knowledgeable about allergies. I've eaten at this location 20+ times with only one incident, which I was able to detect when the meal was served. I've never been sick after eating here, and would recommend this location to anyone with a gluten allergy!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    June 12, 2017

    311 Mishawum Rd, Woburn, MA 01801

    Great food and fantastic service.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    June 10, 2017

    750 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

    This is one of my go to spots. I have Celiac and I'm sensitive even to cross contamination. I eat here all the time and have never gotten sick. They have a gluten free frier so you can request gluten free French fries.

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    5 rating
    June 09, 2017

    311 Mishawum Rd, Woburn, MA 01801

    I read great reviews about this place, so we decided to try it. I was not disappointed, our server was so knowledgeable and the manager even came over several times to answer all our questions about the menu. They were very careful and the rolls were delicious.

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    1 rating
    June 02, 2017

    100 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110

    if you have allergies eat with your epipens out here, they do not pay attention to allergies and put up a good show to appear like they do.

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    4 rating Celiac friendly
    May 21, 2017

    1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701

    great service, good options, good food.

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    3 rating Celiac friendly
    May 21, 2017

    985 Providence Hwy, Dedham, MA 02026

    got some options on menu but service was slooow when it was busy. and quite noisy.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    May 02, 2017

    311 Mishawum Rd, Woburn, MA 01801

    Great! So many gf options. GF buns. Separate fryer for fries. Very knowledgeable and helpful. Weird thing is - no gf menu or even gf notes on menu - BUT they are as GF friendly as any place I have been. Normally no menu - we are out - but comments here on this site convinced me to give it a shot- glad we did!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    April 19, 2017

    1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701

    We ate at Joe's American Bar while in Boston for the marathon weekend. Table staff was very friendly and reviewed the many GF options. The restaurant manager brought my meal to our table indicating that it had been prepared GF. The meal was perfect and very enjoyable.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    April 13, 2017

    100 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110

    Wonder wait staff and great food. I have celiac and they did really good.

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    3 rating
    April 12, 2017

    1200 Morris Turnpike, Short Hills, NJ 07078

    I LOVE the gluten free rolls, and gluten free pizza. The gluten free mac & cheese tastes great but ALWAYS makes me sick. They also always bring out the manager to talk to me when I order gf which is annoying, but it's nice to know they care.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    April 01, 2017

    1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701

    They have strict allergy protocols, it's a scratch kitchen, and everything tastes so amazing. The servers are very knowledgeable and friendly.

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    December 10, 2016

    100 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110

    Waitress was very knowledgeable and told me they take GF very seriously. Separate fryer for fries and Gf rolls. Food was great! And one extra layer of importance was once the food came the manager told me Again the fries were gf!

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    4 rating Celiac friendly
    October 29, 2016

    311 Mishawum Rd, Woburn, MA 01801

    they were very carefull with ceoliac, the food was good but the food was à little bit missing Spice (tuna tartare)the salade was great!

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    3 rating
    August 22, 2016

    1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701

    There's not too much on the menu to choose from that IS GF. They have gluten free pasta and bread but a lot of the ingredients within the sandwiches and burgers aren't GF.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 02, 2016

    1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701

    Staff is very knowledgeable and food is always brought out by a manager which is very reassuring. Delicious food, the pasta is always cooked perfectly

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    2 rating Not celiac friendly
    July 28, 2016

    100 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110

    Walked by the server after we placed our order and he was making fun of us and my order. Food was OK, didn't get sick. But I wish I'd been able to just leave once I knew the server didn't take my disease seriously.

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    5 rating
    July 26, 2016

    466 King St, Franklin, MA 02038

    they were so nice and accommodating! first, they vaguely told me that almost the whole menu could be made gluten free. I asked if that included the fried chicken. I wasn't expecting them to have gluten free flour and sure enough they did not. but the waiter was so nice and willing to ask the kitchen about it to make sure. I went with a Burger with sweet potato fries. yum! the sweet potato fries were amazing! the Burger was very good too and the bun was nice and not crumbly.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 16, 2016

    1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701

    I had one rough incident a few years ago where the waitress didn't communicate the allergy to the chef, and served me an appetizer that wasn't gluten free. My entire family ate free that night because of how sick I was going to get from their mistake. I have never had a single problem since then, and it's my go-to restaurant. They ALWAYS send the manager out with my food to confirm that it's gluten free. I'm a big fan of their fish sandwich and their portobello sandwich. They're able to make their fries gluten free, which is always a plus. Highly recommend for a good gluten free restaurant with plenty of options!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    June 26, 2016

    100 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110

    Extremely accommodating. They will make the French fries in a separate fryer for you, and the gluten free bun is pretty good.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    April 16, 2016

    1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701

    Went for the burger and fries. The GF bun was tasty, and a dedicated fryer made the fries safe.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    April 15, 2016

    1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701

    Excellent food and very cautious and aware of allergies! Can not wait to come back here again! The burgers and fries are wonderful!

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    4 rating
    April 13, 2016

    466 King St, Franklin, MA 02038

    Been here more than once, food was safe both times. Fries 2nd time were safe but way over cooked. Meal delivered by manager to ensure safety. Overall good experience!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    April 11, 2016

    466 King St, Franklin, MA 02038

    Amazing options! Our waiter informed me that 75 % of the menu can be made gluten free. They have a separate fryer and the manager made sure everything was made properly and then hand delivered my plate to me. I don't typically love chain restaurants, but I will definitely be back.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    March 23, 2016

    100 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110

    I always go for the burger with an Udi's GF bun and sweet potato fries (dedicated fryer!!). I've never been disappointed, and neither have my non-GF friends.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    March 05, 2016

    100 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110

    excellent service - great gf options! Really know what they are doing with gf!

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    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    February 25, 2016

    250 Granite St, Braintree, MA 02184

    I have never written before but felt this was important because when I emailed the restaurant I got no response. I asked hostess for GF menu and was told there was a separate section in the menu. When I looked though the menu, there was no such section. I asked the waitress and she flipped through the menu, confused, and said there used to be..she then proceeded to tell me about GF bread and pasta and to ask about other items. I ordered the ribs and sweet potato fries after I was assured the sauce was GF and that they use separate oil for allergy requests. The food was good, but was surprised not to be visited by a manager as is typical at most restaurants. Turns out, I had a very definite reaction to the food. I know eating out is at my own risk and I do not hold the restaurant responsible. However, the staff (hosting, server, chef) need to be better educated about this issue. I wrongly assumed they would want to know that this happened. .but again..no response. I will not eat here again.

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    1 rating
    February 21, 2016

    148 Providence Pl, Providence, RI 02903

    Bad news folks this location has closed.

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    5 rating
    February 02, 2016

    311 Mishawum Rd, Woburn, MA 01801

    Great! Even split a burger with a gluten eating friend and she was happy. Buns are great. Salads are great. Pasta is great. Beer is great. Awesome service as well!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    February 02, 2016

    1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701

    They pay special attention to gluten free needs and every time I've been a manager has always brought my meal out comforting me that it's gluten free. They also have gluten free rolls which is a great treat!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    January 20, 2016

    310 Daniel Webster Hwy, Nashua, NH 03060

    Very very knowledgeable! Food AND service terrific. First time we've been there in years but now that I know I have celiac, I have a new appreciation! Separate fryer and separate preparation area!

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    1 rating
    December 27, 2015

    298 Garden State Plaza Blvd, Paramus, NJ 07652

    Very slow. Took a long time to get seated in a nearly empty restaurant, and even longer to get our food, which was only warm.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    December 11, 2015

    148 Providence Pl, Providence, RI 02903

    Manager and server were very knowledgeable and super accommodating for our gluten and dairy free needs. The French dip was very good and a nice change from the burger I usually end up with when I go out because that is the only option. My daughter was thrilled to get gf pasta with marinara. Highly recommend this place.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    December 05, 2015

    310 Daniel Webster Hwy, Nashua, NH 03060

    Although they don't have a gluten-free menu, the staff is very knowledgeable. I told my server that I was gluten-free and he pointed out all of the gluten-free appetizers and entrées right away. They have an amazing chicken broccoli ziti. Awesome place

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    November 29, 2015

    1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701

    I felt at home and really felt like I could trust the people serving the food. I would defiantly go back again. They even had bread for me to eat that was gluten free! I don't normally get things like that at restaurants.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    November 12, 2015

    148 Providence Pl, Providence, RI 02903

    Despite not having a separate GF menu, they have a large GF selection on adult and kids menus. They are totally accommodation as well....the manager came right over after we let the waiter know our daughter has Celiac and he affirmed their desire to make it a great dining experience for her. She got a separate GF bread basket when ours came, and we had ordered a spinach dip...they brought her a separate basket of GF chips which they explained had just been fried in new clean oil. One of the most Celiac/GF experiences we have had, and the food is fantastic!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    November 08, 2015

    310 Daniel Webster Hwy, Nashua, NH 03060

    I had a great experience here!!! I have multiple food allergies and they catered to every one of them. The restaurant manager personally served me. It was nice to be able to enjoy dinner out at a restaurant.

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    Celiac
    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    October 18, 2015

    250 Granite St, Braintree, MA 02184

    This PAINS me to write a bad review- Joes has been my favorite restaurant for years. But as a recently diagnosed celiac, this was my first trip there eating GF. Long post- but hopefully you read it and it will help prevent this happening to you. I asked the hostess for a GF menu, she said they don't have a separate menu but they have GF pasta and bread so pretty much the whole menu can be made GF and that the server could help with more info. So I was pretty excited. Asked the server when he came over and his response (in an annoyed tone) was for me to tell him what I wanted and he would tell me if it was GF. So I asked for the Honey Mustard Chicken Salad (my favorite dish there). He said yes, that can be made GF. Score. I had heard from other reviews here that when you say you need GF, they usually bring out a GF roll with the bread- he did not offer. I chose to ignore it. Food finally comes out-brought out by the chef no less so I felt comfortable that they took the time to take care of my food- but then I noticed he was carrying Everyone at our tables. Then I quickly noticed that my salad which normally comes with pasta, was pasta free. Confused, since he said that salad specifically could be made GF, and the hostess said they had GF pasta. So I asked, and he said no, they only have GF penne, not angel hair.... So, essentially making this salad GF was removing all of the elements from the salad. And my $15 salad was nothing more than a garden salad with grilled chicken. So, fine. Miscommunication. Wait staff should be more clear in my opinion...but wouldn't let that ruin my meal. Continue to eat my salad, get half way thru, and I found a noodle in my salad. A noodle. In my GF salad. I called the manager over- she was very nice and apologetic, asked if I wanted anything else blah blah. Said they usually take allergies very seriously. Not mad at her, she did her job to clean up their mess. I wasn't rude but left very upset. The fact that the waiter then said "sorry things didn't go as planned" to me several times had me steaming. Now looking back I have several issues: 1) how does 1 little noodle get mixed in the salad? Did they add the pasta, realized it shouldn't have it and then took it off, minus one noodle? So my salad was completely exposed? Did the noodle fall in? I don't understand. 2) also realized when taking my order, the waiter offered me grilled or crispy chicken... How were they planning on making crispy GF chicken? 3) because of this wondering if he even put my "allergy" on the ticket or if he just said "no noodles". Clearly this waiter wasn't properly trained... And that's scary. I think they try hard to be gluten and celiac friendly- and hopefully this was a one time instance... But I'm so sad this happened.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    October 12, 2015

    298 Garden State Plaza Blvd, Paramus, NJ 07652

    We have been coming here for years. Great GF burgers and GF pasta dishes. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Kid friendly.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    October 03, 2015

    148 Providence Pl, Providence, RI 02903

    Great service and the manager even delivered my food and asked me about my allergy.

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    5 rating
    September 19, 2015

    1200 Morris Turnpike, Short Hills, NJ 07078

    Love this place! Many gf options, including pasta, pizza, and buns. Best of all after manager comes to check in about my allergy each time I order, they always offer gf bread while I wait for my meal.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    September 14, 2015

    148 Providence Pl, Providence, RI 02903

    The service was great, the food was amazing and for those who can consume gluten lots of beer on tap. The staff really knew their stuff and were very helpful. Over all it was great and I will be going back for sure!

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    Celiac
    3 rating Celiac friendly
    August 04, 2015

    310 Daniel Webster Hwy, Nashua, NH 03060

    Leaving this at 3 stars because I can't delete it. Review posted was for a different restaurant. I have no idea what this restaurant is like.

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    Celiac
    3 rating
    August 02, 2015

    250 Granite St, Braintree, MA 02184

    Love that I can have a Gfree roll like everyone else at the table with my own butter that is soft and creamy. (it is the hamburger roll but still good) Great selection of GFree items including pasta. Blackened chicken pasta is one of my favorites. I got the Cobb Salad on father's day and was a little disappointed. It was very tiny and not much flavor. I have had the wild green salad which comes with dark meat chicken and loved it.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 15, 2015

    210 Andover St, Peabody, MA 01960

    I have never had a bad experience here. The food and the service is always wonderful. Everytime I have gone to this location the staff has been extra careful to make sure that my food is all safe for me to eat. It is also the only place I have ever been able to request gluten free bread in place of the regular complimentary bread and almost all the menu items can be made to be gluten free. I wpuld reccomened this resteraunt to anyone who has celiac and is looking for a good place to eat!

Gluten-Free Features

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

Categories

  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant
Monday
12 am - 1 am, 7:30 am - 12 am
Tuesday
12 am - 1 am, 7:30 am - 12 am
Wednesday
12 am - 1 am, 7:30 am - 12 am
Thursday
12 am - 1 am, 7:30 am - 12 am
Friday
12 am - 1 am, 7:30 am - 12 am
Saturday
12 am - 1 am, 8 am - 12 am
Sunday
12 am - 1 am, 8 am - 12 am

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