Lupe Tortilla

4.0 stars 4.0 out of 5 8 ratings
$Tacos, Late Night, Mexican + 2 more
60% of 5 votes say it's Celiac friendly

21102 U.S. 281, San Antonio, TX 78258 Directions

(210) 446-5111
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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    2 months ago

    One of the only places we can get Mexican food and feel safe. Lots of options.

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    11 months ago

    Great food, menu marked with GF, fryers are shared, and very spicy/lingering jalapeños!

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    Not celiac
    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    I have eaten here many times and the food is always delicious; however, each time I have gone, I have been told something different. One time I was told they could make some GF chips by baking them; the next time, I was told they could not do so since the GF chips would get mixed with those that were not GF. Also, in the many times I have eaten here and expressed to the manager that I and my children were GF for medical reasons (not just a preference), we have always ordered rice and beans as our sides. However, yesterday I was told by a very knowledgeable server that the rice and beans were not, nor had they ever been , GF. I and my children are not Celiac, and we rarely experience symptoms that manifest themselves obviously and externally, so we didn't know. I will not be returning to this restaurant until the entire staff is properly trained and informed. For a great GF Mexican alternative, we will be at Aldaco's.

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    Celiac
    3 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    The wheat free items listed on the menu are not gf. Ask the server to check with the manager to verify. The fryer IS shared with wheat items. After careful consideration and altering our order it did turn out very good.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    2 years ago

    All gluten free items are marked on the menu. Huge selection, food was really, really good.

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    Celiac
    1 rating
    5 years ago

    Was told by a manager that nothing was GF due to cross-contamination issues.

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    Celiac
    1 rating
    1 week ago

    15801 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land, TX 77478

    I've eaten here twice--the first time was without incident, the second time I was glutened. I suspect the corn and flour tortillas all share the same cooking space. I never risked the chips.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 weeks ago

    15801 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land, TX 77478

    Best corn tortillas I’ve ever had! I was sooo nervous about eating here and I thank my lucky stars I found this app. So many gluten free options and they make sure to not cross contaminate.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 weeks ago

    19437 Interstate 45, Shenandoah, TX 77385

    The staff is knowledgeable, and there are lots of great gluten free options.

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    Not celiac
    1 rating
    3 weeks ago

    15801 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land, TX 77478

    I got glutened here, flour tortillas mixed in my fajitas

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    22465 State Highway 249, Houston, TX 77377

    Great food and it’s great to know almost whole menu is gluten free. They say the chips and salsa/beans are gluten free, but I had some issues that evening. I don’t usually have issues after eating there, but I did have some issues this time, so I will be more careful next time, as may have some cross-contamination for that part of the meal. ******Update 8-18-18 I asked if they could baked corn chips like I had received at another Mexican restaurant and they said they could. I did have to wait about 5-10 min, but so worth the wait. I had no issues at all with cross-contamination at all today, because of this small request. Staff still very helpful and attentive to making sure a safe meal.

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    Celiac
    3 rating
    1 month ago

    5838 Worth Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78257

    The corn tortillas are NOT gluten free according to the Nima sensor. The tortilla chips tested gluten free.

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    891 W Bay Area Blvd, Webster, TX 77598

    Excellent service, but the menu isn’t very straight forward. The way it’s marked, you think nearly entire menu is gluten free. However, that’s not the case. I assumed the chips were safe and they were not, you have to request baked tortilla chips. Just ask the necessary questions and don’t get lax.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    15801 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land, TX 77478

    I love Lupe Tortilla. There are a lot of options on the menu that are gf. Their corn tortillas are the best I’ve ever had. I haven’t gotten sick before and I am very sensitive.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    10515 North Mopac Expressway, Austin, TX 78759

    All items on menu are gluten free, except a few that are marked with a gluten symbol. Best fajitas in Texas. I’m celiac, and this is my main drag for anything Mexican. Thank you so much. Stay G-Free Lupe :)

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    2 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    15801 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land, TX 77478

    This used to be one of our favorites but no longer. Service and food quality used to be excellent. Over the past few months, both seem to have declined significantly. Our recent visit was so bad that we’ve decided it will be our last.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    5838 Worth Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78257

    Best gluten free corn tortillas EVER!

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    Featured Reviewer, Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    891 W Bay Area Blvd, Webster, TX 77598

    Great restaurant!! One of my favorite places. I eat the queso with taco meat, corn tortillas, beef fajitas and flan. Don’t eat the chips unless they are baked. Love the beans, salsa and rice. They are always very accommodating.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    28302 Hwy 290, Cypress, TX 77433

    Great food and it’s great to know almost whole menu is gluten free. Easily able to see what is not able to eat with the “wheat symbol” explained at bottom of menu on one side. Staff is very nice and helpful with assuring you don’t order wrong thing.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    891 W Bay Area Blvd, Webster, TX 77598

    The food was excellent and authentic. The menu is extensive and creative. Nice atmosphere. After telling the waiter I have Celiac, the manager came out to explain their protocols and let me know that the owner’s daughter has Celiac. The place was packed at lunch time which indicates its popularity. I would definitely eat here again.

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    Celiac
    2 rating Not celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    7215 Farm to Market Road 1960, Humble, TX 77346

    Gf enchiladas were not GF—I tested with Nima. The black beans were ok. I’m starving...

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    5 months ago

    7215 Farm to Market Road 1960, Humble, TX 77346

    Best Fajitas I have ever had. The C.E.O’s wife is celiac. They went to great efforts to make sure I didn’t get sick. They cleaned the grill to make my corn tortillas which also have gluten free flour in them. Amazing service! Attentive server and management. The chips and bean dip that comes with them are not gluten free. However the refried beans are safe. They make a huge effort to make most of the menu gluten free anyway but when they know you have an allergy they are even more careful! I’m so glad I went here. Get the steak fajitas! Or the chicken or shrimp but at least try the steak fajitas. Best decision I could have made! Enjoy!

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    4 rating Celiac friendly
    11 months ago

    1511 Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77007

    Spoke to the chef personally, and she told me that the chips are GF and most things are GF. So, far so good ... The only reason for the 4 stars is I just got home and not sure of the reaction. Time will only tell.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    11 months ago

    2728 Smith Ranch Rd, Pearland, TX 77584

    They do a great job making sure everything is gluten free

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    15801 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land, TX 77478

    Amazing fajitas! They have so many gf options and their chips are gf as well! Everything we had was so so good and the service was great! I didn't get sick. We will definitely be back!

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    22465 State Highway 249, Houston, TX 77377

    Gluten free corn tortillas cross contaminate but there rice, corn, fajitas, and more is gluten free

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    1511 Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77007

    We ordered my son grilled chicken, rice and corn tortillas. It was yummy. They don't have a dedicated fryer, so no chips:(

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    19437 Interstate 45, Shenandoah, TX 77385

    Awesome in everyway! Lots of gluten free options. So many that they just mark on the menu those items tgat are not. Fatitas were the best I've had and tgat is really saying something. You won't be disappointed!

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    5 rating
    1 year ago

    2728 Smith Ranch Rd, Pearland, TX 77584

    The food is really good and there are several GF options. Even enchiladas!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    19437 Interstate 45, Shenandoah, TX 77385

    My favorite place for Mexican food! Gf items are marked on the normal menu. I usually take the beef fajitas with corn tortillas (which are amazing!) and replace the beans (not gf) for black beans (gf). The regular chips are not gf because they use the same fryer. But you can ask for the gf chips that they prepare in the oven. It takes a bit longer to get them (usually they arrive at the same time with your order or just a bit earlier) but they are really tasty! Again, the beans for the chips is not gf but the salsa is ok.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    15801 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land, TX 77478

    They have really improved! Items with gluten are clearly marked on menu!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    703 W Grand Pkwy, Katy, TX 77450

    I go to Sugar Land. Menu clearly identifies items with gluten! They are very aware!

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    Celiac
    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    1511 Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77007

    I specifically told my waiter that I needed my dish (tortilla soup) to be gluten free for a celiac, and he assured me that he would take care of it. Typically they leave out the tortilla strips that have been fried in the same fryer as other food. After I started eating my soup, I realized that it had the contaminated tortilla strips at the bottom. When I started asked questions. It turned out that the waiter had never told the kitchen. The manager came over and profusely apologized, but unfortunately, it was too late at that point. I was sick for several days afterward.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    7215 Farm to Market Road 1960, Humble, TX 77346

    I absolutely LOVE Lupe Tortilla!!! I could eat their bean dip as the main entree. I always order beef & chicken fajitas on corn tortillas. Most menu items should be gluten free - just ask for corn tortillas. Only down side is that this location is small so you have to wait to be seated and service is not always great at this location.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    1511 Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77007

    Best Tex-Mex restaurant in Houston. I love Lupe Tortilla because a) the bean dip & salsa are both gluten free and b) the beef fajitas are gluten free. Just make sure to order corn tortillas. I go to Lupe Tortilla a lot and have never had a problem eating here.

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    22465 State Highway 249, Houston, TX 77377

    MANY gluten free items, almost all of their meals can be made gf. The regular menu has symbols of which gluten items to avoid.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    15801 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land, TX 77478

    No special fryer for tortillas but most items are identified as gluten free. Waiter was knowledgeable. Would come back.

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    1 rating
    2 years ago

    703 W Grand Pkwy, Katy, TX 77450

    Um, there is definitely no gluten free menu, I asked to speak to a manager and don't know who I got - but she told me sour cream wasn't safe. Serious miscommunication here. Maybe some staff is better educated than the ones I talked to? Definitely cross contamination on chips and corn tortillas - she could tell me that. Hoping I don't get sick.

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    2 years ago

    2414 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098

    We have eaten here many times without getting sick. Great corn tortillas. The chips are fried in the same fryer as flour tortillas so not safe for celiac. 4 stars because we were told of the chips and cross contamination after eating a few.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    2 years ago

    10515 North Mopac Expressway, Austin, TX 78759

    Veggie fajitas were great! Lots of gf choices.

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    Not celiac
    4 rating Not celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    10515 North Mopac Expressway, Austin, TX 78759

    The menu is clearly labeled as far as what has gluten that cannot be removed. Be aware that the corn tortillas are made on the same press as he flour and the chips are fried in a shared fryer. The fajitas with no tortillas were excellent!

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    Not celiac
    4 rating
    2 years ago

    19437 Interstate 45, Shenandoah, TX 77385

    Food is good and waiter was up to speed on GF. We brought our own chips because they do not have a separate GF fryer. We really like this restaurant and so far we have had zero problems with getting hit accidental with gluten.

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    Celiac
    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    22465 State Highway 249, Houston, TX 77377

    I have always relied on this restaurant to accommodate my gluten free/dairy free needs but the last two times I have ordered from their menu and specifically requested no cheese/queso, my food has come with it anyway. The first time the manager was very apologetic and said my re-made meal would be free....it was not. Last night when the same thing happened, I gave up. Will not be eating here again.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    2 years ago

    1511 Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77007

    Menu is mostly GF, and anything that HAS gluten is noted. Beef fajitas typically have gluten due to soy sauce in the marinade, but Lupe Tortillas are gluten free-yay! it's a bit pricey but worth is to enjoy beef fajitas and delicious homemade corn tortillas. They will also sub tortillas with large pieces of romaine lettuce to create a "taco" if you request them.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    891 W Bay Area Blvd, Webster, TX 77598

    very good menu and options. sadly not all staff are up on it because the menu is so friendly.

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    Celiac
    3 rating
    2 years ago

    22465 State Highway 249, Houston, TX 77377

    they always have been good to me. getting different story on rice being GF have gotten so busy during weekends and prices have gone up. we are looking for alternative GF Mexican in area, this place doesn't seem as affordable anymore

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    9313 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77024

    chef came to the table without us asking very knowledgeable staff and great food

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    2 years ago

    891 W Bay Area Blvd, Webster, TX 77598

    I love this place. Every server I've ever had has always been very knowledgable about gluten. I've never been sick eating here. Their chips are fried in a fryer with gluten, but they will bake chips for you. If you call ahead they'll be ready when you arrive. The food is amazing! So are the margaritas!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    2 years ago

    15801 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land, TX 77478

    Awesome corn tortillas. Chicken fajitas with no seasoning is great. Haven't gotten sick.

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    Celiac
    2 rating Not celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    703 W Grand Pkwy, Katy, TX 77450

    Not for Celiacs for sure!!!!!! Waiter first thought cups were made from "flour" so not gluten free (I'm like... They're corn tortilla chips right??!!), then came back and said never mind they are corn tortilla chips so gluten free! But are they Celiac safe? He did not know much about anything for gluten contamination..worth it

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    891 W Bay Area Blvd, Webster, TX 77598

    Need to bring your own chips. Their chips are prepared in a shared fryer with floured Items. It is not indicated anywhere on their menu about the chips NOT being gluten free.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    3 years ago

    10515 North Mopac Expressway, Austin, TX 78759

    Manager took us to our table explaining kitchen and cross contamination. They make their own corn tortillas. Have dedicated gf area in kitchen so it's not 100% safe. Had the signature chicken lupe and corn tortillas and they were delicious and i did not have issues after dinner. Server Steven was celiac and very helpful. Outdoor patio with fire pits look like they could be fun in the fall. Menu clearly marked. My vegan-dairy allergy guest did not have as much to choose from. Atmosphere is stereotypical mexican fiesta but areas were clean and well maintained. Restrooms were clean.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    3 years ago

    2414 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098

    Place looks like a fun place to hang out- great patio-firepit setup - probably very fun when it's not 100 degrees out. Food was great. Server stephen was very familiar with gf diets. Manager took us to our table and explained the kitchen & gf choices. They make their own corn tortillas - Service was timely & dining areas were very clean. I ordered the signature chicken lupe and was very happy with taste and portion size.

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    3 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    2414 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098

    Not the best Mexican restaurant I've experienced but they were pretty knowledgeable with keeping my meals GF. The margarita was delicious which made up for the dry & small portion of pork in my carnitas tacos. It was more like a lettuce taco topped with a few chunks of pork, not pulled pork like typical carnitas.

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    Celiac
    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    2414 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098

    If you have celiac's disease, please consider not eating here.

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    5 rating
    3 years ago

    19437 Interstate 45, Shenandoah, TX 77385

    I eat here without any issues! I do not eat the tortilla chips because they share the same fryer with gluten containing fried items so if you avoid those you will be good!

Gluten-Free Features

  • Tacos

Categories

  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Mexican
  • Restaurant
Monday
8 am - 10 pm
Tuesday
8 am - 10 pm
Wednesday
8 am - 10 pm
Thursday
8 am - 10 pm
Friday
8 am - 11 pm
Saturday
8 am - 11 pm
Sunday
8 am - 10 pm
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