100% of 4 votes say it's Celiac friendly

5600 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050 Directions

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Celiac
5 months ago
Celiac friendly

Went on a whim and returned three times that week. Two sided gluten free menu with plentiful breakfast and lunch/dinner options. Fantastic grits, good gluten free toast, nice burger, good omelette, bacon cooked how you like it best. Attentive staff who made us fee very comfortable with the kitchen practices to prevent cross-contamination. We’ll be frequent diners here.

Celiac
7 months ago
Celiac friendly

Lots of options, friendly and aware. Pretty sensitive and didn’t get sick. Excited for a breakfast place close to the house!

Celiac
7 months ago

Celiac friendly and guest friendly. It's a wait to get seated, but very worth it!

Gluten Free Features

  • Bread/Buns
  • Burgers
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Sandwiches

Categories

  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast All Day
  • Brunch
  • Diner
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch

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Not celiac
7 months ago

Dedicated Gluten Free Menu with plenty of options. Food is good and service too.

Not celiac
7 months ago

They have a nice gluten free menu and were very accommodating to make my meal dairy free as well. The food is very good here too! They also serve gluten free bread with your dinner!

Celiac
1 year ago

This diner has a great gluten free menu with lots of options. Gluten free bread and rolls for sandwiches. Great place for breakfast and lunch.

Reviews of this Chain

Not celiac
3 days ago

Clean traditional style diner in a small strip shopping plaza; quick, friendly service. Good variety on the GF menu, with breakfast and lunch/dinner selections. Knowledgeable wait staff. Good food at good prices. Would stop here again in our travels. Menu says they can't guarantee that there won't be cross-contamination during busy periods, but we were here on a Sunday while it was packed, and didn't get sick, so I think they try to pay attention to it.

Celiac
3 days ago

Service is great and they take every effort they can but are up front about possible cross contamination.

Celiac
5 days ago
Celiac friendly

Gluten free menu. Many good choices. Large portions. Delicious. We've eaten here twice. Great service. Excellent food.

Not celiac
6 days ago

Decent food, but really expensive for what you get. They charge extra for everything.

Celiac
1 week ago
Celiac friendly

Pretty extensive gluten free breakfast menu! They don’t make you feel like you are limited in choices at all. I also asked for everything to be cooked with the least amount of oil possible and everything was cooked to perfection! Very fast service

Celiac
3 weeks ago
Celiac friendly

Have had many great experiences here. Always delicious! Staff are well informed and attentive.

Celiac
1 month ago
Celiac friendly

I have celiac and am super sensitive, and had no trouble eating breakfast here. The waitress told me that while she didn’t know much about celiac, she was noting it carefully and that the kitchen staff was all knowledgeable. They even have gluten free bread. The food was great and I did not get sick!

Celiac
2 months ago

Had lunch and ordered a burger. They have gluten free buns. My allergies are more than just gluten and they were very accommodating.

Not celiac
2 months ago

This is a really cool place. Lots of GF options and most are very unique.

Celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

I eat here all the time. Best gf toast ever!

Not celiac
3 months ago

Been here twice. I’m not celiac but have gluten allergy/intolerance. Both times I left very happy. They have gluten free bread so a club sandwich and corned beef Reuben hit the spot for me! I don’t need to avoid cross contamination so it’s been GREAT for me! I’d say check it out if you want some really fulfilling food!

Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

Separate gf menu. Aware of allergy. No dedicated gf fryer but still decent options.

Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

We eat here a lot at home. Tried this location and was very happy with their knowledge and the food.

4 months ago

So yummy! GF menu, knowledgeable staff, and delicious fluffy omelets. I can’t wait to go back and try lunch!!

Celiac
4 months ago

Gluten free menu, lots of options. The burger was 8oz of tender, juicy Angus beef. The red skinned mashed potatoes are like back home. Staff is completely knowledgeable and super nice.

Celiac
4 months ago
Celiac friendly

I ate here twice; had dinner and breakfast and all of it was delicious with no problems! They double checked that I had an allergy and I am a sensitive celiac and they were fantastic and attentive! Great service!

Celiac
4 months ago
Not celiac friendly

Do NOT go here if you are celiac! I don't care what they tell you about their gluten-free bread and their gluten-free menu. It is NOT safe! They cross-contaminate EVERYTHING, and the chefs do NOT know what they are doing. I have a friend who works there, and the chefs are not trained in allergy prep. Many of them are also out back smoking weed on their breaks. I went in 3 times, and they always contaminated me. I ordered a simple breakfast with hash browns. I spoke with the manager when I ordered and stressed to her the need to prepare my food in a separate skillet and NOT on the communal grill. She assured me that everything would be fine. While eating my hash browns, I bit into something chewy and sweet. I spit it out, and it was a cooked chunk of pancake batter. They had cooked my food on the same grill as everyone else's food, and they hadn't cleaned it at all. I caller the manager over, and she was EXTREMELY rude to me and all but accused me of lying. She said "That's impossible. I don't know how that could happen." I asked if my food was cooked on the griddle, and she lied and said it was done in a separate skillet. My server later verified out of the manager's earshot that is WAS in fact done on the same grill as everyone else's food and NOT in a separate clean skillet. The manager was so prideful and determined to not admit the mistake that, instead of apologizing and trying to rectify the situation, she flat-out LIED to me and said that it was impossible that anything happened. I showed her the pancake batter on my plate and said "do you think I brought this in with me?" She scoffed at me and walked away. No apologies, no offer to remake the meal, no discount, NOTHING. I can't speak for other locations in the chain, but the Metro Diner in Venice, FL is completely and utterly incompetent when it comes to safe food preparation. They serve gluten-free buns and bread, but then cross-contaminate everything. Even their fryers are not isolated. They don't do potato products in a dedicated fryer, yet they list french fries on the gluten-free menu. They do chicken strips in the same fryer as fries, even though they have multiple fryers and COULD do it safely. These people are rude, accusatory, inconsiderate, incompetent, and haughty. They absolutely refuse to admit when they are wrong. All of this happened to me when the place had been open less than 6 months. If you are merely gluten sensitive, be VERY careful, because you WILL get cross-contamination. If you are Celiac, do not set foot in this place under any circumstances. They made me very ill, and I will NEVER return to this location or this company!

Celiac
5 months ago

Have ordered food from here 3times now. They have gluten free bread and huge portions!! I have celiac and have not had any complications after eating here.

Celiac
5 months ago
Not celiac friendly

Update: my daughter was Glutened here. It was the first time since going GF and I was ready to take her to the ER. My co-worker who has Celiac, said both times she ate here she has had reactions from gluten. Our first waitress was horrible, treating both my wife’s raspberry allergy and my daughters celiac as a joke. We talked to a manager and got a different server who took great care of us. The manager also gave us 20% off of our check. Our daughters split an omelette with hash browns and it included GF toast.

Celiac
5 months ago

Not GF. Got reaction twice..Great menu if you ok with gluten.

Celiac
5 months ago
Celiac friendly

Gf menu, awesome homemade crowned beef hash and a huge club... no reactions, recommend, I have celiacs.

Celiac
5 months ago
Celiac friendly

Excellent food! We had brunch and it was delicious and served quickly. I ordered the protein platter and had eggs, sausage, and bacon. Highly recommend!

Not celiac
5 months ago

Friendly , attentive staff and several GF options.

Celiac
6 months ago
Celiac friendly

Staff very knowledgeable about Gluten Free. Biggest gluten free menu I have seen! I had the BLT and it was fabulous. Will definitely go back again and again!

Celiac
6 months ago

They do prepare food in a separate area they say but I started to itch and had a bad stomach ache the next day.. The gluten free bread was terrible.. But the restaurant is great just not as gluten free as it could be

Celiac
6 months ago
Celiac friendly

Fabulous atmosphere, knowledgeable staff and a really yummy GF sandwich. There were plenty of GF choices. My only wish would be for more desserts, but maybe it is healthier for me that there wasn’t.

Not celiac
6 months ago

very good staff very knowledgeable about gluten allergies

Celiac
7 months ago

There is a decent menu with gf options HOWEVER the gf bread they offer is toasted in the same toaster as normal bread. 😐She said everything else I ordered (eggs, bacon, hash browns) has its own pan and only ever has those items in it. Let’s hope!!

Celiac
7 months ago
Celiac friendly

Serving staff was very knowledgeable, explained that they had separate cook ware, toasters, and prep space. I had the meat lovers omelette with gfree toast and hash browns. No reaction (and I'm super sensitive to cross contamination), and delicious food.

Not celiac
7 months ago

The staff don't know where their GF menu is. And the waiters and manager are clueless. When I finally got the GF menu...it was ALL EGGS! The only non-egg item was avacado toast. 😐 Seriously?!

Not celiac
7 months ago

Great gluten free menu. Love the hot turkey!

Celiac
7 months ago

It had a good variety of gluten free options on their gluten free friendly menu, including bread for sandwiches and buns for burgers.

Celiac
9 months ago
Celiac friendly

The food is delicious. The staff takes precautions when preparing gf items, but some items may be made on the grill with non gf foods.

Celiac
9 months ago
Celiac friendly

Great GF menu. Staff very aware of our needs. Food is fantastic! The omelets are huge & yummy!

Celiac
9 months ago

Delicious gluten-free BLTs!!! I’ll definitely be back.

Celiac
9 months ago

The staff was very knowledgeable and asked if I was intolerant or Celiac. I am Celiac and did not have a problem at all. They have a separate GF menu. I had a huge BLT on GF bread (for only $1 more), coleslaw and a pickle. I will be going back for sure.

Celiac
10 months ago

They have good menu options and a separate gluten friendly menu. We sat at the counter and heard them calling out orders that had gluten allergies. They cooked the hash browns in a separate pan, not on the griddle with the others. They don’t claim to be totally GF, which is understandable, but they try really hard. I would definitely go back.

Not celiac
10 months ago
Not celiac friendly

If you are celiac spare yourself and do not go here! I went to one in st Augustine to be fair, but I have eaten tons of places the last 3 years I eat out a lot as we travel a lot. I am usually pretty asympotamtic too so if I get glutened I sometimes just am a little more tired than usual, however that was not the case here. I was so severely glutened it’s been over a week and I still do not feel well! I had the worst immune response I’ve ever had!!

10 months ago
Celiac friendly

Very Celiac Friendly! Knowledgeable staff! Delicious food!

Celiac
10 months ago
Celiac friendly

gluten free menu, dedicated gluten free toaster, allergy alerts

Not celiac
1 year ago

This place has a gf menu: https://metrodiner.com/menus/gluten-friendly/ It is a chain restaurant that has a disclaimer stating it does not have dedicated kitchen space. It does offer gf toast and buns, as well as breakfast, lunch and dinner options.

Celiac
1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

Avoid at all costs. They have a GF menu but there’s a disclaimer about shared kitchen space. I had a good conversation with the manager who assured me that my meal would be prepared separately. My hash browns had bits of bacon and sausage in it (which it’s not supposed to, meaning that it was cross contaminated with other food.) the fruit bowl was disgusting, and tasted like it had a mint syrup poorer over it. You’re not missing anything by not eating here. I’d give it 0 stars if I could.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

A large gluten free menu for breakfast and dinner. My server was knowledgeable and made sure she told the manager while entering my order. Classic diner food, eggs, sandwiches, grits etc.

Celiac
1 year ago

The have a GF menu and GF bread. Only has breakfast there, but it was really good! Veggie omelet with fruit and GF toast.

Not celiac
1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

Don't go here unless you want to roll the dice on getting sick.

Not celiac
1 year ago

I was surprised to not find this on the app as a gf option in our area. Took a chance and went in. It did not appear like they had separate prep area for gluten free, however this was ok for me as I only have a sensitivity not Celiacs. Minor cross contamination doesn’t bother me. Others be cautious. I was happy to see they had gluten free bread and buns for sandwiches or burgers. They also had a separate GF menu. Service was great

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

This was the best experience I’ve had so far at a restaurant. They gave me a gluten free menu right away with many different options and notified two of the managers who came to my table to explain exactly how my meal was going to be prepared and checked on me throughout the whole meal. They used particular barely used clean pans for people with gluten allergies. Their gluten free bread is delicious and is toasted on the salamander to avoid any possible cross contamination. I have never felt so cared for in a restaurant like I did here. I will be back!

Not celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

GF menu, great food, happy staff...if you eat here tell them I said hello!

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

I had a Metro Club sandwich on gf bread. They have a dedicated toaster for the bread and brought me packets of mayo so it wouldn't be cross contaminated. They were very knowledgeable and had quite a few things on their gf menu.

Not celiac
1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

You have to be adamate with these people. I ordered from the gluten friendly menu and told then I was gluten intolerant. That should be enough, right? Nope. They still gave me food containing gluten and I was unaware until a guy came up with a missing part of my order that was fried. It was then that I realized my order was not put in correctly and some ingredients for the part that I had eaten already had gluten in it. I recommend this place to eat, just make sure you are very careful of your food before you eat it.

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