Mi Island Restaurant (Closed)

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 130 ratings
$$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Dedicated Fryer + 11 more
98% of 113 votes say it's Celiac friendly

2137 North Courtenay Parkway #28, Merritt Island, FL 32953 Directions

(321) 301-4420
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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 month ago

    This wonderful place has gone out of business :-(

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    I was excited to find a place that takes Celiac Disease seriously!!! I had an amazing kale salad and burger. I loved it and will be back when I return to Merritt Island! Friendly and great service too... A mom and pop restaurant with people who care! Thanks so much!

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    5 rating
    2 months ago

    They had very good gluten free sandwiches with homemade bread and desserts. Would recommend!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    Dedicated cooking space, clear menu (many gluten free options) and pleasant staff. The gf Alfredo and sausage was of the best pasta dishes I’ve had in a decade. Highly recommend

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    They are so nice and helpful with gluten free- very knowledgeable. Most anything can be done gluten free and they have dedicated fryer!

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    Celiac
    3 rating
    3 months ago

    The food was good, and the service was good. However, when we first entered we almost left, because it had a really bad smell. The water, as previous reviewer said, is undrinkable it was literally the worst tasting water I've ever had. We stayed and as mentioned the food was good, and I did not get sick, but it's hard to recommend with the smell and taste of the water.

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    The food was quite good, as always, but the table water was undrinkable. They need to use the filter. I think it is beginning to effect the cooking a bit. The waiter was well aware of celiac and gluten-free needs. We felt very safe.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    5 months ago

    Just go here! Food is incredible. Small family owned place. First thing asked is if you are gluten free. Tons of Gluten free desserts! Had homemade cheese cake so good!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    5 months ago

    Delicious! I got a philly chicken sandwich and it was fantastic!! Def recommend!

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    6 months ago

    So thankful to find this little place on Merritt Island! Extremely knowledgeable staff, dedicated fryer and kitchen space. GF Food served on designated blue rimmed plates! We had Asian tacos, shrimp scampi and peach cobbler! Delightful food and experience! We will be back!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    6 months ago

    These guys do a great job serving excellent gf food with excellent customer care. Several gf desserts as well. The peach cobbler was great. Don’t let the cheesy strip mall fool you. I’m quite sensitive and had no problem, as I’m posting this 24 hours later.

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    8 months ago

    This was one of the best gf meals I have ever had! Almost the entire menu is gf. The desserts are really good, I recommend the apple crisp and peach cobbler! Will definitely go back!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    8 months ago

    Excellent all the way!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    9 months ago

    Delicious wrap, truly safe food chili cheese fries, cheesecake, alredo all great. Loved the coleslaw side.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    9 months ago

    This restaurant is AWESOME!! Very BRIGHT spot of our vacation!! We are a gluten-free family and much to our surprise, the choices were endless. Everything was delicious!! They have incredible gluten-free desserts. New York cheesecake, peach cobbler, and so much more. We highly recommend this restaurant!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    10 months ago

    Don't let the simple space fool you...the food was delicious. They have dedicated gluten-free kitchen space, fryer, and even dedicated dishes and utinsels. Almost everything on the menu can be made gluten-free. I had the California wrap and home chips my husband had the Reuben both delicious. The table nexr ti us was raving about the Asian chicken tacos. We didn't have room to try the gf desserts.

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    11 months ago

    Fantastic - the service is 5 star as is the food. We had several of the burgers, the Reuben and the Cuban sandwiches. It’s a true Cuban sandwich. They make their own breads (wonderful) and desserts. We ordered the gf Heath cheesecake (they use boarshead cheese) and the gf peach cobbler. Both were out of this world. As was the service. This is a definite stop whether your celiac,gluten intolerant or not. Can’t wait to go back :)

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    11 months ago

    Amazing! Best Ciliac friendly place I have been to in a long time! Almost everything on the menu I was able to eat. Dedicated fryer. Bread was great quality, not too moist or too crumbly. Cheesecake was the best I've had in years. Will definitely be back and will certainly recommend to others.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    11 months ago

    We visit this restaurant every time we are in town. Tried to go for dinner but they had just changed hours. Went the next day for lunch and had a wonderful Philly cheesesteak on their home made bread. It was delicious! Took home a slice of key lime cheesecake that was perfect.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    11 months ago

    This was the best meal I've ever had while traveling! The staff was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. The homemade bread was phenomenal. They have such a wide variety of options-what a change! I'm so glad we discovered this little gem and I wish them all the best!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Excellent food. Gf bread is great. Very knowledgeable.

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Menu was specific as to options and owner was markedly knowledgeable!! Highly recommended!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    The best dining experience! Very attentive and knowledgeable. And the food was delicious! Definitely worth the price and definitely try the chocolate lovers dessert! we will be back!

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    5 rating
    1 year ago

    wonderful meal and wonderful service. He was very helpful and patient. Average cost but very large portions!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Awesome place! We had a great experience here, staff KNOWS celiac and even told us about cross contamination risks and how they prevent it before we could ask. Food was delicious. We will be back, guaranteed.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    This place is FANTASTIC. I read the reviews for it on here when researching our vacation to the area. I’m so glad we tried it. It’s a small restaurant in a strip mall. Don’t let that deter you! We have never had such caring, attentive and knowledgeable service in a restaurant. My daughter has celiac and vacationing can be a challenge with gluten free dining, but she was treated like a queen and had the most delicious meals. We all LOVED our food. We loved it so much we went for dinner two nights in a row! Burgers, Philly cheesesteak sandwiches, fish tacos, pasta Alfredo, Cuban sandwich, all so good, and the FRIES! We love this place!!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    My husband and I come here almost every time we go out to eat! It is my favourite :) My husband who is not gluten free agrees with me that they have the absolute best fries!!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    The staff was EXTREMELY knowledgeable and the GF menu is extensive and great! Don’t let the strip-mall exterior scare you off! Dedicated fryer, nice selection of sandwiches, soups, and main dish meals. Homemade bread. Chocolate lava cake, fried cheesecake...all gluten free. I wish we were local and could come back more often.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    When I told waiter I was GF, he genuinely said “oh good! We pride ourselves in being able to serve the community in this way.” Had mahi tacos on corn tortillas with side slaw salad. Tasty. Would definitely come back if in area knowing they are committed to serving our needs. Has sign on front door requesting no outside food be brought in due to being a GF friendly business. LOVED THAT!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Great food and wonderful service! Very conscious about cross contamination. Lots of GF options. This place is a gem!

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    Celiac
    2 rating
    1 year ago

    I do not recommend this place for breakfast. First, it doesn’t open until 10, so obviously not their strong point. They were out of GF toast for my husband, but his egg scramble was good. I ordered scrambled eggs and got an omelet. The egg was paper thin, but the veggies were good. My muffin was mushy and the strawberry jelly tasted rancid. The chips (which are strange to serve with breakfast) were burnt tasting.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    As a Celiac, it can be difficult to travel and find safe, gluten-free options. But when I discovered Mi Island on FMGF, it took away all worries! The owners were so kind, the food was totally safe and incredibly delicious! I have other food allergies as well and they were so accommodating and amazing! Highly recommend getting anything with the house-made peanut sauce, it’s delicious!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Absolutely amazing... Incredible service and GF options. And delicious!

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Everything minus a couiple appetizers can be prepared GF. Server was extremely friendly and accommodating of food allergies. Food was delicious!

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Great find!!! Food was good all around and they took gluten free very seriously (wouldn't even bring it out at the same time with non-GF orders). They even had multiple GF bread options! Staff was very friendly and passionate about their food and business and we now plan to come back whenever we're in the area.

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    5 rating
    1 year ago

    The staff couldn’t be more friendly! We had burgers and homemade chips and took apple crisp home for dessert—can’t wait to try it! Our meal was delicious!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    The staff was amazing and went above in every way to make sure that the gluten free people in our party had an amazing experience. The food was incredible!! All the people in our party loved everything they got!! A must go to when coming to the Cape Canaveral area!!! Fantastic!! Highly recommend!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    Amazing find!! The staff are super friendly and go above and beyond to make sure your experience is bar none. Had the best gf Asian chicken tacos, kale salad w peanut dressing, Cuban sandwich on gf pumpernickel and even tried the gf fried cheesecake!! Everything was so good we ate every last crumb.

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    Fried cheesecake was delicious. Only a few things on menu were not gluten free. Asian kale salad was good. The margaritas tasted different and they explained they don’t have full liquor license so it was made with wine.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    this quaint little restaurant is definitely a good find for gluten free. They make GF bread and baked goods, YES you can have dessert :-) Most menu items are gluten free. Sandwiches, burgers and fries, salads, wraps, entree's, and dessert. The service is excellent and the owners and servers are very accommodating to gluten free. There is a separate prep area.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    They know gluten free. The guys are very welcoming and want to make sure every customer has a fantastic experience. I certainly did. Small restaurant, but well worth going to. Will be a repeat customer. The reviews below weren't kidding about the cheesecake!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    They have fantastic gf options for my daughter. And all of the food was fantastic. I recommend the gf hand made cheesecake.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    This place is amazing! So many gluten free options, including four different types of breads for sandwiches and burgers.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    Great food. Tons of options. I had the cheeseburger and fries on toasted Italian bread. They have 4 kinds of bread. All desserts but one were gf. We had chocolate lava cake, a triple chocolate cake, and deep fried cc cheesecake. The server and the chef are very knowledgeable about gf and were helpful and friendly. Great place if gluten free!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    Found this place while vacationing. Don was a pleasure. My daughter is gluten free and was very pleased with her options. The whole family had dessert and loved it. All desserts made in house and GF. Delicious

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    So many options for celiacs! Good food. Pancakes were thin, more like crepes. Many dessert options, all GF, and delicious! Save room! Tiny place, quirky, sweet.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Wow! Just wow. All of the food was delicious, and incredible gluten free options. You know a place is doing it right when they specifically list what ISN'T gluten free. Chef Rick came out and personally delivered all the GF food, acknowledging it was prepared separately. All but one of the desserts are GF, and just about every entree had GF options. Personal touch here. It felt like we were dining with friends.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    What a hidden gem- almost didn't go cause "strip mall" restaurant/ but so glad we did! Amazing food the 2 gluten free in our family and the rest of family who isn't- Don did not disappoint and the chef was very nice and came out and checked if everything was good- never have we seen gf cheesecakes! I had gf molten chocolate cake that I was only going to have one bite but almost licked the plate clean😍

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    Very delicious food i had the Philly cheese steak sandwich and the following day had the Asian chicken tacos both dishes were very tasty and decent size portions I especially liked the Asian kale salad with peanut dressing. The best part of this place is that the staff is very knowledgeable when it comes to gluten free dishes and cross contamination the gluten free dishes are served on different plates and their prices are very affordable.

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    5 rating
    2 years ago

    Food was DELISHIES!! we will diffently be coming back! the bread was delishies unlike alot of store bought bread had alot to choose from Don was very helpful! great service too

Gluten-Free Features

  • Bread/Buns
  • Burgers
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Cheesecake
  • Chicken Fingers/Nuggets
  • Dedicated Fryer
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Pancakes
  • Pasta
  • Sandwiches

Categories

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant

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