523 West 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017 Directions

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Not celiac
11 months ago

They had 3 gf options. The seeded gf bread was excellent and I was able to enjoy their avocado toast for breakfast. I would definitely eat it again. I also tried their lemon poppyseed muffin which was a little dry/crumbly and only lightly lemon tasting. I didn’t try the coconut macaroon. They bake everything in the same ovens so cross contamination may occur.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Although they don't carry enough GF baked goods (only chocolate cookie and macaroons) their GF bread for open faced sandwiches is excellent. One star deducted for not having GF muffins but grateful for their menu anyway!

Gluten Free Features

  • Bread/Buns
  • Salad

Categories

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant

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Celiac
yesterday

Food is fine but the service is particular slow here. The servers seem pretty knowledgeable, however this is a bakery! As such, eating inside during peak hours isn't recommended - I'm a sensitive celiac and definitely felt a bit off one time due to airborne stuff.

2 months ago

My favorite avocado toast! Always love the ambiance too

Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

There are several breakfast menu options that are naturally gluten free, except for the toast. They do offer a gluten free bread option, but the waiter warned it's not made in a dedicated facility, so probably not safe for celiac. I just skipped the toast and treated myself to a gluten free donut at Do-Rite (8 min walk away) afterward!

Celiac
6 months ago
Celiac friendly

Homemade GF bread. Seemed GF knowledgeable.

Celiac
6 months ago

Not sure if it’s safe bc I’ve only been once after I saw that other locations have good reviews. The food did taste good. They do have gf bread. It is a nice location so if you just need a snack & place to sit it’s a good spot.

Celiac
6 months ago
Not celiac friendly

Would give zero if I could. Ok, Le Pain Quotidien, three strikes and you. Are. OUT. This morning marks my third visit to your establishment - once in LA, once in New York and now in DC. All three times for breakfast and all three times when ordering I have told you that I have a gluten allergy (actually, it's Celiac but in the US, land of uneducated people when it comes to food, people still look at me blankly when making that statement so allergy it is). And you know what? EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. At all three locations regular bread had come out on my plate and I have had to insist on a whole new meal. It's not that hard to get that right and God help the person who tells you they have a peanut allergy that will kill them. Clearly, as a chain, you don't make enough emphasis on importance of taking allergies seriously. I gave you three chances because it was three different locations and when the food comes, it's really quite good. But I'm not risking it anymore. You fail. And not once, for the risk of making a customer gravely ill, have you even offered a discount. And the wait for the new plate is long. Fail. On top of that, the service in NYC and DC was both abysmally slow. And somewhat dismissive in NYC.

Celiac
6 months ago

I went here to buy a loaf of gluten-free bread. The guy serving was not able to answer the most basic questions about what it was made from. I noticed that they also sell gluten free brownies...but these were on display beside regular pastries so cross contamination very possible. Didn’t feel that they really had any knowledge or cared in any way to understand the their gluten free offerings.

Celiac
8 months ago
Not celiac friendly

Do NOT eat here, it’s not safe and they’re not informed on Celiac or any allergies. The gf bread is sliced on a shared slicer. It’s toasted in a shared toaster. I asked all of the usual questions and while the server was patient and sweet about finding the information on how they’re prepping in the kitchen, the larger problem is they don’t fully understand Celiac. The server brought the manager out who said to me “I wouldn’t eat the bread if you’re fully Celiac.” Ugh. I ended up getting an egg skillet and I asked two more times if there was anything on it and the manager told me it was fine, it’s just eggs and avocado. The skillet came out and my god there were pre packaged fried onion strings on top. I sent it back because ohmygod! She was super apologetic but here’s why you really shouldn’t eat here... all they did was pick off the fried onion bits, toss on some scallions and heat up he skillet again. Instead of making a fresh dish that didn’t have cross, the eggs were hard, not runny and dangerous for me to eat. Be warned.

Celiac
9 months ago
Celiac friendly

The best gf bread I’ve ever had. They will make anything gf. Ate here for lunch twice and breakfast. Bought a loaf of bread (they make their own). I’m celiac and didn’t have any issues.

1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

Several egg dishes, salads, quinoa cake are GF. New GF toast option is made of buckwheat, corn, oats and seeds. DF coconut yogurt is offered.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

GF choices marked on the menu. Staff well versed in protocols. A lovely breakfast.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Delicious GF avocado toast with sliced turkey. Large portions. I had no reaction. Other menu items available and marked as GF.

Celiac
1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

Bad. Went with a small group (4). Three of us were GF/celiac. One omelet came out correctly. Two omelets came out with gluten bread on them...they were sent back and within a couple minutes they came to the table...I told them that was too fast and that they probably changed out the gluten bread for GF bread because I had not ordered the GF bread. I wanted zero bread. An omelet came out that I did eat but I don't think it was correct as it had goat cheese in it. Would not recommend. They make the gluten free bread on site in a place where they make gluten bread. Seems they cater to faders only and not anyone who really needs gluten free. Of course they, as all restaurants, had the CYA statement of 'we cannot guarantee gluten free'. I get that but I also expect an order to be correct.

Not celiac
1 year ago

Delicious gluten free bread, salads & vegan options. I had the avocado toast with carrot soup and it was great. I also bought a gigantic loaf of the bread to take home. Pricey but yummy.

Celiac
1 year ago

GF options listed on menu. Great gluten free bread!

Celiac
1 year ago

Some GF options so a good lunch place so stop by if in the area

Celiac
1 year ago

I tested gluten free bread using Nima sensor and it said “contains gluten” not traces of gluten—just said contains gluten. I tested center of bread so it wasn’t cross contamination. This was in Nov 2017. I hope the company with take this seriously and try to put some systems in place to make their gluten free food actually safe for people on a medically prescribed gluten free diet.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

The menu is full of gf and even a few Paleo items. They asked if it was an allergy or preference, and I didn't get sick. The food was delicious, too!

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Several items are gluten free and marked on the menu. Their super seed gf bread is very good!

Celiac
2 years ago
Not celiac friendly

coffee was so so, food tasted ok. expensive for what you get. got served wheat bread when i asked for gluten free. Unfortunately didn't notice until after I ate most of it. In general not careful about cross contamination either.

Not celiac
2 years ago

Great GF Double Chocolate Cookies, Loafs of bread, and Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Celiac
2 years ago

Delicious! Staff was very contentious. The gf bread was some of the best I've had.

Celiac
2 years ago

You can buy a fresh loaf of gf bread here which is rare Super seed loaf is absolutely delicious You can also order a sandwich on gf bread They said they have gf breads all the time-they may make limited batches so call ahead Not sure that it is celiac friendly although I do not get sick when I eat here

Celiac
2 years ago

so good, so nice. I had a great experience here. I had an omelette and gf bread was already an option on the menu.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

They have gluten-free bread and most items in the menu are gluten-free, such as quinoa taboule and buckwheat vegetable quiche.

Not celiac
2 years ago

Lots of choices of delicious salads, sandwiches, and omelettes with gluten free bread option. Excellent service.

Celiac
3 years ago

The food was very tasty and original but I thought the prices on some items were outrageous. I ordered a side of GF bread and was charged $4.25 for a small slice of cold bread, not even warmed and no condiments to go with it. When a full loaf of GF bread is less than $10, the price for a slice is ridiculous. Tea was pricey for a small pot as well.

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

They have glutenfree bread. It was good, not amazing though ;)

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Delicious food, homemade GF bread and treats.

3 years ago
Not celiac friendly

Delicious food! Loved the options for lunch! The gluten-free bread was great! Can't wait to come back!!

3 years ago
Not celiac friendly

A bit pricey, but they do have gluten free options. They have a gluten free bread and a gluten free quiche. Don't know how strict the kitchen is but I've never had a problem. It is not a gluten free facility so take that into consideration.

Not celiac
3 years ago

Options are limited, but had a great meal with a serving of warm gluten-free bread, side of ham, and a cup of berries. Service was a little slow, but overall a good experience.

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Fantastic GF Bread made with chia, pumpkin,sesame, fax, sunflower. All tartine and salads have GF options. Enjoyed the Capital Hill location too!

3 years ago

absolut top! gerne wieder und wieder. sehr freundliches personal

Not celiac
3 years ago

Marked gluten free items -- small but good menu

Celiac
3 years ago

For a bread-focused restaurant, this place is surprisingly gluten free friendly. Their in-house gf bread is delicious and other menu options are marked on the menu. The staff was knowledgeable and even brought out fresh (unontaminated) jars of spreads to our table!

Celiac
3 years ago

Not a ton of options but what they do have is lovely.

Celiac
3 years ago

They have tartines that you can get on delicious GF bread. Good coffee and lemonade. I love their hazelnut spread. They have it on the tables (I don't use those bc of cross contamination), but buy a jar to take home.

Not celiac
3 years ago

Vegan and gluten-free options. They do not mark on their menu everything that is gluten free, but the waiter was very knowledgeable. I had a great seasonal quinoa bowl.

Celiac
3 years ago

Their new gluten free bread is amazing! Countless GF breakfast options. Best brunch in town!

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Good gluten free menu. Not everything is labeled as gluten free. Asked the server why the omelettes aren't gluten free, she said "aren't all eggs naturally gluten free?" And said they can substitute the bread with gluten free bread.

Celiac
4 years ago
Not celiac friendly

While their food is delicious, I don't think the kitchen is remotely safe from cross-contamination for celiacs. Cutting boards and knives are used on bread and then GF orders. Fine for people cutting down on gluten, but not at all "gluten free."

4 years ago
Celiac friendly

Very good breakfast, especially the omelettes!

Celiac
4 years ago
Not celiac friendly

Limited gluten free options and overpriced.

4 years ago
Celiac friendly

Great organic menu featuring many gluten free options. I am also dairy free and they have many vegan options and non-dairy milks for coffee.

4 years ago

They are nice and the food it's good. They have gluten free ingredients options but I am not sure they are totally gluten free (I mean without cc)

Not celiac
4 years ago

If you're a guy like me who likes his meat and potatoes, don't go here. Tiny French portions that aren't great. The gf "cracker" is glorified cardboard. You're better off going down the street to post road market (Jerry's) and getting a sandwich on gf bread

5 years ago

Tartines can be made with gluten free crackers instead of bread.

Celiac
5 years ago

Excellent wait staff, some GF options

5 years ago
Celiac friendly

Excellent fresh food

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