100% of 6 votes say it's celiac friendly

3912 Lenox Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22901 Directions

Reported to be doing takeout during COVID-19

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Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Dedicated gluten-free fryer
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers online ordering
Updated 2 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Great BBQ, dedicated fryer for fries! And they have a menu for GF. Portions are very generous!

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Maybe the best gf place AND the best BBQ I’ve had. Ever. Just finished my 2nd meal here and very impressed. Their gf protocol is stellar. Change gloves. Dedicated fryer. Most things naturally gf. So lots of choices. I’m a fan.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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

  • Dedicated Fryer
  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

  • Barbecue
  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Keto Friendly
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Online Ordering
  • Paleo Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout

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Celiac

Read the gf menu here first. They may not have one at the register and the line grows fast.

10 months ago

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First thing is first. The food is absolutely incredible. I ate the pulled pork, the spare ribs, and the brisket, and all of it was delicious. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable about gluten sensitivity, changing gloves and providing a gluten free menu. Go here. Go here now.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Celiac

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Have eaten here multiple times and never gotten sick- delicious food!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Good food, Collar greens have gluten in them so beware of them, most other menu items are obvious.

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Always great, never had an issue here and I've eaten at this Mission BBQ probably a dozen times. Brisket, jalapeno sausage, and coleslaw are fantastic!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Staff was very knowledgeable about celiacs disease and took the necessary precautions. Alerted kitchen about my order immediately and after. “Pun?” The kitchen guy made sure my order was correct and used a safe cutting board for my brisket... so far so good. Will update later if I get sick! Otherwise 5 stars!!!! We will be back!

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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They have a gluten free menu. I didn't ask if they had a dedicated fryer (forgot and just trusted them). Ordered gluten free ribs and french fries. No reaction. I forgot which sauce has gluten (most are gluten free). Personally, I prefer getting takeout and using the BBQ sauces I have at home. You don't get charged extra for gluten free. Service and food is wonderful.

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Celiac

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I have eaten at the Gurnee Mission BBQ multiple times. In the past, I’ve been fine and have noticed zero issues. This past visit, however, left me sick, very likely due to cross contamination. I noticed that employees were switching “stations” regularly while we waited, so the person giving out the orders (and opening the containers to show what was in each) had been handling the cornbread just seconds before without changing their gloves. They do seem to have a set process for dealing with gluten free, but it seemed as though certain employees didn’t seem to follow it.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked
  • Dedicated gluten-free fryer

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free 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

Celiac

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Great experience. We placed the order via phone a couple hours ahead of time for pickup. The woman that took our order was pretty familiar from the start with what was GF and not, as he told her at the beginning of placing the order that it was to be GF so she advised us on menu items and sauces. My partner went to pick it up while I worked and when he returned, he reported that another customer had asked for more cornbread while he was waiting for our order and the staff told the other customer it would be a wait as they’d just decontaminated the kitchen for a special order and couldn’t make more bread until that order was done. He observed the staff bring out fresh cuts of meat and new utensils after they had wiped down all the surfaces to ensure no cross contamination. We had a great dinner and no problems at all (I am newly dx celiac and this was my first time visiting him in Fayetteville since my diagnosis so we were both a little nervous; after cooking all our meals together the whole week, I told him based on the reviews here I felt confident enough to try it.) The brisket and the Tupelo honey heat sauce are so yummy and the fries are delicious!

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • 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?

— Separate gluten-free menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout

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The food is so tasty and I have never had any issues with what I have ordered. Their fries are especially yummy dipped in the smoky mountain sauce.

Safety


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

— 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

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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I love this place!! I feel confident that they know what they are doing.

Safety


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

— 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

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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The food was delicious! We had a special- smoked prime rib. The cashier immediately said that she didn’t think the au jus was gf. We also got brisket- we didn’t even try sauces, it was so good plain. Gluten free fryer too.

Safety


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

— Very

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

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

— Excellent

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