Mendocino Farms

2 ratings
$ • Deli, Sandwiches
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Bread/Buns, Salad, Sandwiches
Safety Rating
2 ratings

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2674 Gateway Rd
Carlsbad, CA 92009

Most Recent Reviews


Gluten Intolerant

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Never had an issue with their Avocado/quinoa superfood Ensalada, it’s the best and so filling. For any vegans or vegetarians their tofu is not GF just fyi.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Dog friendly
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegetarian options
  • Offers delivery
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 2 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Delicious salads and sandwiches! Very filling salads and is marked gluten free on the menh. I have celiac and have never had any issues after eating here (and that’s been a lot!). My favorite pickle chips are exclusively sold here in bags and certified gf. My favorite go-to place. Must try!

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegetarian options
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 1 year ago read full review

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
  • Gluten-Free Menu
  • Salad
  • Sandwiches

Categories

  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Deli
  • Delivery
  • Dinner
  • Dog Friendly
  • Healthy
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Online Ordering
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Takeout
  • Vegan Friendly

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Overall Rating

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

Overall Rating

Review


This was a delicious surprise we found in Rice Village. The staff was wonderful. The manager walked us through the menu and told us everything could be done Gluten Free. They treat all forms of gluten sensitivity as celiac and follow a strict protocol (separate area, new gloves, etc… but not cross contamination sensitive so didn’t ask a ton of questions about the protocol).

They have GF artisan bread, Cibatta and sesame buns that were DELICIOUS (and not Udi’s!). We got the “Not so Fried” Chicken, Chicken Caprese, and Shroomlicious “Steak” sandwich. All were good but favorites were “Not so Fried” and “Shroomlicious.” Sides were unique and tasty. Refreshing lemonade concoctions. Beautiful patio. Great place for lunch.

They even made us an extra 1/2 sandwich to split as a sample since the samples inside were on gluten bread. Staff went above and beyond.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked
  • Food comes out flagged or marked gluten-free

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Dog friendly
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Good vegetarian options
  • Offers delivery
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
Asymptomatic Celiac

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Had DELICIOUS gluten free sandwiches. I tried two kinds and was blown away by the amazing flavors and ingredients. The menu labels what items are gf.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Celiac

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I’m always skeptical about getting a sandwich, but the staff here are amazing. They take pride in being trained to have safe practices and made me feel confident that my sandwich would be safe for me to eat. Had the half club with the kale and apple salad and it was delicious. My mother in law was jealous that my sandwich looked better than her regular club. Will be going back to try more menu items very soon. Well done Mendocino Farms!

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked
  • Food comes out flagged or marked gluten-free

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Dog friendly
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Good vegetarian options
  • Good with other allergies
  • Offers delivery
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
Gluten Intolerant

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They have gluten-free options marked on the menu. Good service. You have to be wily as it appears there may be issues with cross-contamination. I got a salad but I think I should have asked for no nuts in the salad. I was slightly glutenated. (Sometimes places get nuts in bulk that have been processed with wheat and I wonder if that's how I got some gluten.)

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Good

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