Legal Sea Foods

4.0 stars 4.0 out of 5 20 ratings
$$$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Late Night + 3 more
94% of 17 votes say it's Celiac friendly

1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus, NJ 07652 Directions

(201) 843-8483
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    Celiac
    1 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    I have to change my initial rating. While I don't think I was glutened with this meal, I did get violent food poisoning. I ate grilled trout and coleslaw (& some fries). Not sure what happened. It was bad. I'm sad to cross this one off my list of choices. Initial Response: Great meal. It was a relief to eat here. They knew what they were doing. My first French fries since being diagnosed with celiac.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Manager brought all my food personally. Everything was delicious including the gluten free rolls. I had scallops over a bacon hash wonderful. Lobster And a chocolate pudding cake for desert. Everything was delicious!!

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    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    I have gotten sick here twice. The first time, I'm not sure what happened. The second time, they used the spicy breading instead of the gluten free one. Both times were during slow times of day. The afternoon wait staff seem disinterested. I have never had a problem with the one in short hills even though they are much busier.

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    2 years ago

    A rich GF menu amd the waitress seemed very familiar with gluten issues. She was supportive when when we asked for a glove change. She took it upon herself to offer our kids GF rolls which my son enjoyed a great deal. They were willing to make items on the kids menu from scratch for the kids also. The manager delivered the GF dishes. Great experience.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    Brought my kids (both have celiac) to Legal Seafoods for lunch today. They were able to make the fish sticks and the chicken tenders from the kids menu completely gluten-free and safe from cross-contamination for my kids to enjoy. French fries were also gluten-free and in a dedicated fryer so they were safe. After a few bites, both my kids jumped up in the booth and shouted we "love it here"! So excited to finally find a local place our entire family can enjoy.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    2 years ago

    Outstanding. They understand Gluten-free and Celiac. They asked if it was a preference or allergy. Rolls were outstanding! Fish and chips! Fist time in ages since diagnosed. Meal was Fantastic!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    hostesses immediately called the manager to come answer our questions. told us which sauces were not GF, brought rolls on special plate, server was excellent. huge portions of fish and chips. very happy child!

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    We have been coming here for years. Excellent GF menu. Great seafood. Definitely the place to go when you want fried food. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Kid friendly. Excellent kids menu.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    I have eaten at this location many times, as well as other locations and I've never had an issue. I am somewhat neurotic though - checking and double checking that they know my order must be gluten free. The GF fried calamari is absolutely delicious, and I order it every time I come!

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    Celiac
    3 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    I have eaten a variety of things off the menu and never had an issue. Servers are generally knowledgable. I got sick 1 time because of a mix up with the gluten free bread rolls... Server asked I wanted them, and then when I said yes, put down the plate she was holding with rolls on them and left. I only took 1 bite before realizing that she might be coming BACK with GF rolls.. And what I was eating was not it. Could have been a lot worse!! Now I clarify EVERYTIME, at this restaurant and at others.

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    4 years ago

    Always reliable and knowledgable staff for gf seafood dining. I always get gf calamari and only wish they'd do fried clams, scallops and shrimp as an appetizer too. I don't eat much fried food anymore but once a year I get a craving. Eat safe and well at any Legal Seafood. Feb 2014 update. They now have gf fried clams, scallops and shrimp. I don't eat much fried food but when I do I make sure it's worth while.

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    1 rating
    4 years ago

    They used to be wonderful until they started getting sloppy this past year. They put regular croutons on my salad and then argued with me when I told them. Then they came back and admitted they were wrong but by then I had eaten half the salad. I havent been back since and Im not willing to give them a second chance. Never argue with a gf customer!

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    5 years ago

    The gluten free options are amazing. The menu is an actual menu with options and the waitstaff were very knowledgeable. The staff was also well aware of other allergies and very accommodating. There is a dedicated GF fryer. And the food is awesome. There was also GF buns! The chef burned them the first go but the second time they got them!

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    5 rating
    6 years ago

    consistently great

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 weeks ago

    301 Great River Rd, Somerville, MA 02145

    Great and extensive coeliac safe menu.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 weeks ago

    704 7th Street. N.W., Washington, DC 20001

    Took my celiac daughter here and she had a great dinner. We were so surprised when they brought just-baked gluten free rolls to the table - - she was in heaven! She had grilled scallops with the garlic/leek brown rice and spinach and did not get sick.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    3 weeks ago

    1 Harborside Drive, Boston, MA 02128

    Batter is GF, therefore a great selection

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 weeks ago

    100 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

    One of my best ever GF dining experiences

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    1200 Morris Turnpike, Short Hills, NJ 07078

    Many gluten free items. Let wait staff know you are Celiac. Gluten free rolls are served warm and are very good!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    Terminal B/C, 8500 Essington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19153

    Amazing food and service. I always feel like they really get it to ensure no cross contamination. And the food is delicious. While I usually eat dinner (gf fish and chips anyone?) here it is also an awesome location for breakfast early morning in the airport. So much better than cold eggs and bars and the other limited airport gf offerings.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    704 7th Street. N.W., Washington, DC 20001

    Amazing dinner!!! Staff is very knowledgeable and food was amazing, must try the popcorn shrimp. My celiac family had a great experience.

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    5 rating
    1 month ago

    30 Forbes Road, Braintree, MA 02184

    Outstanding, Outstanding, Outstanding!! The staff knew how to take care of all my food allergies! So caring about it and doubled checked everything!! Sooo many options had to go back three times in a week!!

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    1 month ago

    Terminal B/C, 8500 Essington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19153

    Staff very knowledgeable and helpful. Huge menu if you have a gluten allergy. Even able to handle my gluten , egg, and butter allergy. Definitely felt like I was in good hands. They went completely above and beyond. Best meal I’ve had in awhile. Waitress Ellery M and General Manager five stars. Thank you!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    255 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

    Literally the best seafood I’ve ever eaten. They even recooked my meal because it was cooked in the same area where gluten items may have been cooked.

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    704 7th Street. N.W., Washington, DC 20001

    Great choices for Celiacs but unfortunately the food was not the best and we had the most dreadful service!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    704 7th Street. N.W., Washington, DC 20001

    The staff are very knowledgeable and friendly. Fried seafood that’s celiac safe... love it!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    30 Forbes Road, Braintree, MA 02184

    Had the flame grilled sea scallops which were excellent. Server asked about cross contamination concerns. Would definitely go back!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    255 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

    Staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. Amazing food. Rolls were amazing. Although it’s not on the menu anymore, they will make onion rings if you ask. Best onion rings I’ve ever had gf or otherwise. Definitely recommend trying.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    275 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

    Boston-based chain is very knowledgeable about celiac disease. Food is great!

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    255 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

    Wow! More than half the menu is GF-friendly including a bunch of fried foods because...they had a dedicated GF fryer!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    26 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116

    At first there was a bit of confusion with the waiter but afterwards, the manager came to see us and assured the fish&chips would be 100% safe. So I had that and they topped it with their onion strings and even served us a cup of their chowder! Totally recommend!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    704 7th Street. N.W., Washington, DC 20001

    The staff has had special training on food allergies and they had many options to choose from, even fried and breaded items like popcorn shrimp and fish and chips. No reactions.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    1 Harborside Drive, Boston, MA 02128

    I had a LOBSTER ROLL for crying out loud. Delicious!

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    5 rating
    1 month ago

    704 7th Street. N.W., Washington, DC 20001

    Could not rate this highly enough! They are so accommodating to people with allergies and even have a special gfdf bread they will cook for you as an app. Had the most amazing meal for Valentine’s Day!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    20 University Road, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Love this legal! We enjoyed fish and chips, onion strings and grilled shrimp with broccoli and rice. They have gluten free bread as well. Legal seafoods is well versed in handling celiac needs and I felt totally safe.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    Terminal B/C, 8500 Essington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19153

    Love this legal! It’s in terminal C of the philly airport and I enjoyed a quick meal of fish and chips there before my flight. The manager brings out all gluten free foods and they handle celiac so well.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    2099 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886

    This was the third legal I ate at in one East Coast vacation haha! Be warned, the portions are HUGE here. Fish and chips consisted of three huge slices of fish on a mound of onion rings that rivaled Mount Everest! (Just kidding- but it was way too much food. My mom and I wished I had split a dish). It was a stop off the highway in Warwick and we enjoyed their gf bread. Totally felt safe.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    270 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210

    Had fish and chips. Son had burger and fries. Both feeling fine hours later. This place is fantastic. Wish I didn't have to drive three states away to eat here. Service and food was excellent.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    704 7th Street. N.W., Washington, DC 20001

    Make this a priority when visiting DC! This place is so effing good! A woman certified in gf food cam out and delivered our food and assured us the entire kitchen staff was very aware and making accommodations based on my allergy. I had fish and chips. This is not a a joke, I had the most delicious fish and chips ever. I still can’t believe it was gf and that amazing. If you don’t go here you are an idiot. For real.

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    704 7th Street. N.W., Washington, DC 20001

    Not symptomatic so I can't speak to safety other than how reassured I felt. The person I spoke to on the phone was not very helpful, seemed to be guessing what was gluten free. Once I spoke to the manager I felt much better. I was relieved to hear there was a separate fryer. I did a take out order and when I walked in, I asked for the manager, Richard, who I had spoken to on the phone. He was very nice and very reassuring that he would keep my little boy safe. The fries were good.

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    Not celiac
    1 rating
    2 months ago

    275 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

    I’ve been coming here during market for years....this year...it has really changed....very inflexible....also changed my normal dish....then told me they didn’t....now you know us gluten free folks are TOTALLY AWARE OF OUR FOOD. the bread that used to be amazing was less than acceptable tonight....I doubt I’ll make it back...very sad...

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    1 Harborside Drive, Boston, MA 02128

    Gluten free breakfast menu. Asked allergy or preference.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    2 months ago

    1 Harborside Drive, Boston, MA 02128

    Very good food.Fantastic service and very dedicated gluten free restaurant.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    Terminal B/C, 8500 Essington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19153

    Amazing! I cannot have dairy as well and they made my meal gluten AND dairy free. They have a dedicated fryer. Had fried calamari and fish and chips with fries! Wonderful to find a place to eat fried food and have a ton of choices!! Crazy that this is available at an airport!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    2099 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886

    Everything fried is gf and 100% safe for celiacs!! I love the fried calamari and fish and chips!

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    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    255 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

    I got violently ill after about 15 min .

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    50-60 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01702

    I’m not even much of a seafood lover, but I’ve always been treated well here and never had a problem with cross-contamination.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    220 Market St, Lynnfield, MA 01940

    Fantastic choice for celiac sufferers. My husband and I shared “Dragon roll” sushi and they left all sauces on side and left crispy wontons (which contain gluten) on side in a cup for my husband (who can eat them)... then I had mahi mahi tortillas- minus tortilla—- they put them in lettuce wraps and made them gluten free... and we finished with gf chocolate dipped ice cream bon bons (gf)... they went out of their way to assist me... and it was delicious 👍👍👍 We are regulars and I highly recommend.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    275 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

    Amazing fresh rolls, very knowledgeable staff that explains in detail. I might move to Atlanta now...

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    5 rating
    3 months ago

    255 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

    Gf rolls, gf headed fish and chips, dedicated fryer.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    Terminal B/C, 8500 Essington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19153

    Great options for GF! They have dedicated fryers and workspace. The manager,David, served my food personally to assure me all was safe for me. GF breads and rolls, GF fish, bacon etc Can’t say enough good about it and it’s in an airport!!!

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    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    704 7th Street. N.W., Washington, DC 20001

    5 minutes after sitting down, my celiac daughter ate a gluten roll that the waitress brought to our table. This was after explaining we had celiac and her promising us GF rolls. She only ate one bite but only because I looked at the next table and realized they had the same rolls. The waitress (and manager) said “Oops. Sorry”. We did not eat there and wouldn’t recommend any other celiac eating their either.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    704 7th Street. N.W., Washington, DC 20001

    Menu is clearly marked w/ what items are or can be made gluten free. They use a corn mixture for frying instead of regular flour which was a nice surprise. Unfortunately our waiter was very arrogant and condescending to our questions about cross contamination and ensuring my meal was safe. The food was tasty (gf rolls were excellent!) Chowder was delicious - tasted just like clam chowder but w/ the consistency of a noodle soup almost. Fried fish platter was also very good and crispy. Nima tested the bread to ensure it was safe and it passed. Ate and did not get sick - unfortunately the waiter’s overall attitude put a damper on the experience. Would definitely return but request another service. Overall, excellent food and it’s safe.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    3 months ago

    255 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

    Large gluten free menu. Dedicated fryer. Clam chowder is broth. Not creamy.

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    Celiac
    3 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    2301 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202

    There are a lot of GF options on the menu and the server was very knowledgeable, but I found the food to be rather bland. I won’t be going back. It’s too expensive for food with no flavor.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    100 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

    Great experience. Staff was very knowledgeable about celiac/gluten free food preparation as well as cross contamination. They were patient and willing to accommodate my needs.

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    2301 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202

    Gf rolls, calamari, and fish and chips were delicious. Our table had various allergies and dietary restrictions and all were handled incredibly well. Loved it!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    1 Harborside Drive, Boston, MA 02128

    Staff were all super friendly and almost their entire menu can be made gf! Better yet, you can even have all the fried items because they have gf breading only and a dedicated fryer!!!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    704 7th Street. N.W., Washington, DC 20001

    This was an amazing experience, lots of options, excellent food and even fresh GF buns. Best dining experience of our trip to DC

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    Celiac
    3 rating
    4 months ago

    275 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

    Staff was extremely knowledgeable about gluten free/celiac preparation. The server went above and beyond to explain things to me in a way that made me feel comfortable. The food was delicious. There was only one downside, but it was a big one. Fifteen minutes after putting the first bite of food in my mouth I was sick in the bathroom. I had a strong reaction to something there... I had the gluten free rolls before my meal, then had the gluten free fish and chips (fries). It also came with fried onion rings on top. They were aware of my “allergy” so I’m not really sure what specifically caused the reaction, but something must’ve slipped thru the cracks. All of their batters were supposed to be gluten free so I didn’t think twice about eating the fried food. The food was so good and they seemed so knowledgeable I would honestly try them again the next time I’m in Atlanta. Accidents happen, and if it was just an isolated mistake I would still like to try a lot of items on their menu. They told me the owner had celiac and they go to great lengths to make sure it’s prepared celiac friendly, but I guess there are no guarantees.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    50-60 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01702

    I've never had a bad experience at Legal Seafoods and this location was no different. Server asked right away about allergies, even before I mentioned gf. They brought out gf rolls that were delicious. I got fried haddock that was very tasty and fresh. When I verified they still had a gf fryer the server told me all their friend seafood is gluten free. A different employee brought my plate out separately and told me she was the allergy runner and that my meal was gluten free. Service and food were both great.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    275 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

    This place is amazing!! Brown rice batter for fried calamari, gluten free buns for sandwiches. Most of the menu can be made gluten free. The staff is very knowledgeable. They have a completely separate kitchen for gluten free orders, plus the chef will come out and talk to you about the meal to make you feel even more safe. I will be back.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    4 months ago

    2401 South Smith Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22202

    Excellent. Always. I had oysters, shrimp cocktail and crab dip w veggies. Nice menu. Clear options. Naturally gluten free.

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    4 months ago

    275 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

    Good GF options, including fried seafood and rolls.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Celiac Friendly
  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

  • Late Night
  • Pescetarian Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Seafood
Monday
11:30 am - 10 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11 pm
Sunday
12 pm - 9 pm

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