Lilli And Loo

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 107 ratings
$$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Dedicated Kitchen Space + 4 more
98% of 63 votes say it's Celiac friendly

792 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10065 Directions

(212) 421-7800
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    5 ratingMarch 13, 2017

    Such a treat to be traveling through the city and stumble upon this place. Haven't had a dumpling in 2+ years, and wow were they awesome. Also had shrimp tempura and general tsos chicken. A++.

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    5 ratingJanuary 30, 2017

    GF dumplings!! They are close enough to being like the regular dumplings you would get from Chinese take-out. They're GF food is delicious.

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    5 ratingJanuary 21, 2017

    Great gf menu with so many options!

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    5 ratingDecember 29, 2016

    Best GF Chinese food we have ever had. Has outstanding fried rice, spring rolls and spicy tuna/salmon maki. Very good at labeling GF food for home delivery.

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    4 ratingDecember 28, 2016

    Awesome GF Japanese restaurant. Service was great and very knowledgeable of cross contamination. It was so yummy to have GF Japanese, so hard to find! The GF spring rolls were my favorite! Great NYC restaurant atmosphere too. Did not get sick! :) Only complaint was drinks were over priced and not great, would stick to bottled drinks or wine. Will definitely return on my next visit!

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    5 ratingDecember 26, 2016

    Every time I eat here, I order a GF meal to go too! I am a very sensitive Celiac and I can't find GF Chinese in Queens. So, Lilli and Loo is the perfect place for satisfying that Chinese food craving (SAFELY!).

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    5 ratingNovember 09, 2016

    Wow. What a great place. Only place we've ever been able to find GF Chinese food. They were very friendly and super knowledgeable about GF issues. Had general saos chicken and it was best we've ever had any where. If you're looking for GF Chinese or sushi in NYC this is the place.

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    5 ratingNovember 05, 2016

    Delicious and really good with gluten free. We had sashimi, sushi roll, house fried rice, massaman curry and whole crispy fish. Everything was awesome and no one in the family got glutened. Even the picky kids liked everything! Highly recommend!

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    5 ratingAugust 29, 2016

    I can actually eat sushi or Chinese and not get sick. I ate here twice and never got sick. The food was wonderful.

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    5 ratingAugust 23, 2016

    Always a stop I make in NYC - such a treat to have crispy sesame and tempura and other treats, and at a reasonable price! Always in and out quickly. Only downside is no lunch specials for GF. But as a sensitive Celiac who travels often to NYC for work, the last thing on my mind is a couple of extra bucks for Celiac safety. Also love Lily's 57 (sister store with similar menu) but Lilli & Loo has a better overall atmospheres.

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    5 ratingAugust 19, 2016

    My son and I both are Celiac (he has EOE as well and can't have dairy or egg either).... we order from here at least 2x per month and we've never gotten sick! We drive from Brooklyn just to get take out and they even run it out to our car if we are driving in solo (and we pay by CC ahead of time via phone). Be sure to ask for GF soy sauce to go on the side (if you don't ask, they don't put it in the bag). My son gets the chicken satay app size (perfect for a kid) with a side of white rice (all safe for him). I love this place!!

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    4 ratingAugust 04, 2016

    The pad Thai can be made gluten free. It's a large portion and very tasty.

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    5 ratingJuly 25, 2016

    First of all I'd like to say I just made an account exclusively to rate this restaurant. It was that amazing! I have a number of food allergies including gluten so when I found out there was a Chinese restaurant that could cater to my needs I was beyond thrilled. I ordered the gluten free steamed dumplings and mu shu chicken which were out of this world!! And unlike other restaurants that say they serve gluten free I had ZERO negative effects from contamination. I was in absolute heaven! Will definitely come back here next time I am in the city! Incredible!

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    5 ratingJuly 06, 2016

    Excellent sesame chicken and spring rolls. Great service.

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    5 ratingJuly 05, 2016

    Extensive GF menu. This is the only restaurant in the country that offers GF potstickers.

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    5 ratingJune 29, 2016

    My go-to GF Asian restaurant. I've only ordered takeout from here (and many, MANY times without issue). Read a few comments about poor service. I'd take shitty service over getting sick any day. I like ordering online because you can make note about the food needing to being celiac safe. The receipt says GF & each container of food will have a GF sticker. It's a nice cross-check. Separate GF menu. The sushi is great, the dumplings + spring rolls are yummy and the pad Thai + General Tso chicken = delicious!

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    5 ratingJune 24, 2016

    The best gf Chinese/Asian I've found in NYC

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    5 ratingJune 05, 2016

    Loved eating chinese! Had spring rolls. Dumplings, shrimp tempura roll & Generals Chicken. Loved everything! Highly sensitive- did fine

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    5 ratingApril 01, 2016

    Great Pad Thai- very thorough in GF prep

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    2 ratingMarch 26, 2016

    Didn't make me sick but the gluten free spring rolls and dumplings were undercooked and made with very thick dough. The pad Thai was bland as was the fried rice.

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    5 ratingFebruary 27, 2016

    Great service and delicious food. I am a highly sensitive celiac and ate here without problem! They have a separate GF menu with more options than most places have. Definitely recommend! I shared pad thai, rock shrimp, spring rolls, and chicken lettuce wraps. All were so delicious!

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    3 ratingDecember 23, 2015

    Service isn't great but food was good with plenty of GF options.

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    5 ratingDecember 14, 2015

    A multi page gluten free menu - what more could you ask for? Shrimp fried rice is great and portion is large. So nice to have so many options!

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    1 ratingDecember 12, 2015

    Horrible service do not go here! Discriminatory against people with gluten intolerance. Would not honor weekend lunch specials for gluten free even after telling them it's discrimination. Walked out at left. Sought this place out after eating her before

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    5 ratingNovember 11, 2015

    Went for the first time about a month and was thrilled! Now whenever I'm in the city I always make sure to have some of the AMAZING gf sesame chicken

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    5 ratingOctober 27, 2015

    Love this place. Extensive GF menu. Food is excellent.

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    5 ratingOctober 06, 2015

    Extensive GF menu and reasonable prices. They even have GF pork dumplings. I will return.

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    5 ratingSeptember 10, 2015

    Amazing meal! Found my new favorite Asian restaurant. Many entrees to choose from, dedicated kitchen space, reasonable prices. Perfect.

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    5 ratingSeptember 07, 2015

    Absolutely amazing!!!! 5 stars is simply not enough, the gluten free menu is outstanding and food is affordable which is a nice luxury for us coeliacs :)

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    5 ratingAugust 08, 2015

    Excellent gluten free menu. Never gotten sick from eating here. Delicious. Best GF blueberry pound cake ever!

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    5 ratingAugust 04, 2015

    Dumplings!!!

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    4 ratingJuly 31, 2015

    Great food, helpful staff, portions are FAMILY STYLE!! They're HUGE! Nice selection and dedicated menu!

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    5 ratingJuly 12, 2015

    GF menu, large portions, delicious food! Read more: http://glutenfreecarolinagirl.com/2014/11/06/gluten-free-at-lilis-57-gluten-free-at-lilli-loo/

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    5 ratingJune 12, 2015

    So yummy! I haven't had dumplings or tempura since I was diagnosed! What a treat! I have to move to New York!!!

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    5 ratingJune 06, 2015

    I eat here every time I go to NYC. The dumplings are a must to start out with. I ate the spicy tangerine beef the last time I was here and it was fantastic. The staff is aware of ingredients in the dishes and can recommend safe foods.

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    5 ratingJune 05, 2015

    They have sushi and rock shrimp and dumplings. Food taste great

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    5 ratingMay 03, 2015

    Great service and great gluten free food. They have a separate menu lots of choices.

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    5 ratingApril 26, 2015

    Amazing, it is one of my favorite gluten free restraunts in the world. Good food and service, everything is amazing about it!

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    5 ratingMarch 13, 2015

    They have a huge gluten free menu! Looking for gluten free Chinese? Don't go to China town- try out Lilli and Loo! Soooooo yummy!!!

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    5 ratingMarch 03, 2015

    Excellent food, for the price range. Has a dedicated gluten free menu. Kid friendly. Live music from time to time.

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    4 ratingFebruary 28, 2015

    This was pretty good eat-in restaurant. Food was decent, service was okay. We went for lunch. It's not worth going across town for (we did) but a good option if you're nearby.

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    5 ratingFebruary 09, 2015

    I have Celiac and do not trust restaurant that serve non gluten free food. However, I was there for the weekend and decided to try it. They have many gluten free options and I did not get sick. I took food home and ate it the next day and do not get sick. I recommend this place to celiacs.

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    5 ratingJanuary 10, 2015

    Amazing food!!! So many GF options and insanely delicious !

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    5 ratingOctober 14, 2014

    Awesome gluten free options! I highly recommend this restaurant, the food is so good you can't even tell its gluten free!

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    1 ratingSeptember 19, 2014

    I ate here a few times and was so excited about all the gluten-free options. Unfortunately, the last time, I got very sick in the restaurant almost immediately. I do not trust their kitchen practices for celiacs.

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    5 ratingSeptember 07, 2014

    Excellent gluten free menu. Many options that are not usually available to those who do not eat gluten.

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    1 ratingSeptember 01, 2014

    I love Lili's 57, and really wanted to love Lilli and Loo to have a similar menu with better atmosphere to bring friends and family... but they just didn't take my allergy seriously. My date and I both ordered a GF entree so we could share. When they dropped it off, I asked to make sure it was GF. The server said "no" then I said "but we ordered them to be GF. I'll get very sick if I eat gluten", he responded, "oh. Ok. then yes. It's gluten free then." I asked him to please double check with the kitchen, and with a huff he did so, came back and without a word swiped our plates away. Some time later they came back out, he pointed at my plate and said "Gluten free. Ok?" and I said, "both, right?". "No just yours. You are gluten free. not his." then walked away. We waited a few minutes and finally gave up and decided not to share. Turns out my date's meal hadn't even been kept warm, and had been sitting on a counter cooling for 15 minutes with they remade mine. Terrible service.

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    4 ratingAugust 16, 2014

    Fantastic gf food including dumplings.

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    5 ratingAugust 15, 2014

    Fantastic GF selection and great tasting food. Staff very aware of GF needs.

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    5 ratingJuly 26, 2014

    Very large gluten free menu with tons of options! Everyone around near us ordered GF. Appetizers, soups, main entrees and sushi with tempura! Everything was delicious and reasonably priced.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Celiac Friendly
  • Dedicated Kitchen Space
  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

  • Asian
  • Chinese
  • Restaurant
  • Sushi
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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