J.R. Bentley’s

12 ratings
$ • Restaurant
100% of 5 votes say it's celiac friendly
406 W Abram St
Arlington, TX 76010

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Loved it! We had the hamburger steak without the gravy and stuffed bell peppers. Food was great and our waitress was amazing!! Very knowledgeable and accommodating. Will be back!

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Love this place! Beast GF burger I've had!

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I am so thankful to have a restaurant that understands the seriousness of celiac so close to me! This place is also great because it’s a fun environment and not expensive, so I don’t feel like I’m making my friends sacrifice anything by eating here! I am celiac and have never gotten sick from eating here! Have tried it at least 5 times so far!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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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
  • Burgers
  • Fries

Categories

  • English/Irish
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant

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Great burger. Separate fryer for fries. Great happy hour. I'd go back again for sure. Also, service was great, and people were all super nice :)

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Updated 2 years ago read full review

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First, I felt safe enough eating here and we were told that they have a gluten-free fryer, so I want to give them credit for that. I enjoyed my burger, but it wasn't amazing; my wife wasn't as excited about hers. There was also live music, which was a nice touch. Honestly, if I went back, it would probably be for the music and I'd put up with the food (and, sure, it'd be nice to be in an environment like that and be able to eat). The general atmosphere of the place was very loud though, and even without the music, it was next to impossible to carry on a conversation.

Here are the problems:

1) There's no gluten-free menu or designation of gluten-free items on the regular menu. And partly as a result, our waitress had to check on a couple of simple things. If they want to cater to those who need to eat gluten-free (which it seems they do), this is something they should change. It would be even more helpful for the menu to be posted online.

2) Among the items checked on was ranch dressing, which she told us wasn't safe. I certainly would rather be safe than sorry, but given other glowing reviews and the fact that there are many safe ranch dressings out there, this was a surprise and a disappointment. There were basically three simple dressings (balsamic, vinegar and oil and Italian) we were assured were safe.

3) It's more of a problem because the fries were especially bland. We even got the Parmesan Garlic, and they didn't have much flavor.

4) Most of what was available to eat was burgers, so I'm not sure I can't share others' enthusiasm about the "variety" of selections. The fish and chips are not gluten-free (which seems sort of odd given that the fries are and they have a gluten-free fryer; they may have a separate fryer that isn't gluten-free).

5) There's a $2 surcharge for a gluten-free bun, which isn't unheard of, but also seems a little steep. We ended up getting our burgers on salads, which were okay, but not "huge" (as we were told) and did not include the fries or chips that came with regular burgers.

Again, I do appreciate various precautions and an apparent awareness among the kitchen staff. I would eat here again; it just wouldn't be a top choice. My rating is as high as it is because the restaurant seems safe. And they'd get a higher rating from me with a few simple changes.

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Updated 3 years ago read full review

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The best burger I've had! Plus when I asked about GF sides the bartender used words like 'dedicated fryer' without prompting from me. I will be back again and again!

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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great options and staff

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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The staff is friendly and extremely cooperative with celiac. When I put in my order and told her that I was celiac I heard her go back into the kitchen and make sure that they were extremely careful with every part of our order. The burger was to die for and the beer was drinkable (which is saying a lot for gluten free beer).

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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85% of their menu is gluten free. They COMPLETELY UNDERSTAND celiac and what it means to be GLUTEN FREE. You can eat all kinds of foods here, nachos, burgers, sandwiches, it's all excellent and I have never gotten sick. I LOVEEEE this place!!! My go to gluten free restaurant! Great prices as well!!

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Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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