Mother's Market & Kitchen

9 ratings
$ • Diner
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Bread/Buns, Pancakes, Sandwiches
Safety Rating
4 ratings

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19770 Beach Blvd
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Most Recent Reviews


Celiac

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We loved this place! Restaurant has Lots of GF options. I got the pancakes - delicious and with a good hint of spice. Couldn’t believe they were vegan too. Their syrup is great it has a molasses tinge to it that went great with the cakes. Also I must say they know how to make scrambled eggs. So many places butcher this simple breakfast staple. Not here! They weren’t over cooked and tasted like they use free range eggs. Boyfriend liked his too, which was not GF. Friendly staff, cute dining area.

And onto the grocery section: loved it too! Cute with lots of GF crackers and cookies not often found elsewhere, except online. Not the cheapest stuff but better than what you’d see at WF or erewhon.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

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
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good vegan options
  • Good vegetarian options
Updated 1 year ago read full review

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Celiac friendly but the food was so-so. They only have vegetarian and vegan options (which is great if that’s what you need!), so you are kinda limited. My food was bland and the pancakes were chewy.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Gluten Intolerant

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I have eaten here and shopped here too many times to count! Love this place! And the staff are wonderful!

1st time: I had some sort of southwest salad (can't remember the name right now) and it was great!

2nd time: gluten free pancakes mmmmmmmmm So gooey and delicious with syrup. And fruit mmmmmmm

5 millionth time: Amazing Burger on GF bun with mushrooms and jalapeños and a side of lemon quinoa. 🤤 gluten free vegan and soy free! Well eliminate the mayo and it’s soy free.

Juices are all wonderful too. So fresh and healthy! So many GF & Vegan options!

Updated 5 years 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
  • Pancakes
  • Sandwiches

Categories

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Diner
  • Grocery Store
  • Lunch
  • Organic
  • Vegan Friendly

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Celiac

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Wife has celiac. Staff knowledgeable and a lot of options. Awesome Gluten free pancakes.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Best gluten free pancakes! They’re vegan too.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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Great GF options. My youngest daughter loved the pancakes.

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Updated 11 years ago read full review

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Great products in the store. Sprouts has more selection for staples, but mothers has more specialties. I love the restaurant ...I can finally have a good sandwich ;) tuna melt !!! One of the reviews here was unhappy they don't guarantee GF. Other than some place that is ENTIRELY gluten free facility, I have yet to find someone that will guarantee GF for legal reasons. Maybe there are...I certainly don't know everything ;) just going on my experience .

Updated 12 years ago read full review

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Be sure to emphasize which items you want as vegan too

Updated 12 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Gluten Intolerant

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I thought this was going to be a real cafe. It is a grocery store that has a small cafe behind the drinks counter. It is sort of drab looking and no one was really inside. After seeing this, we opted for grabbing snacks and heading to next stop. The variety of gluten free packaged foods was great. A bit pricey but gluten free tends to be! Didn’t eat there, so can’t rate the cafe.

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

Gluten Intolerant

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My husband and I were looking for a place that offered a relaxed, casual atmosphere with healthy dining options, and Mother’s Market consistently meets these criteria. It holds a special place in our hearts as it was one of my mom’s favorite spots to eat. Despite dealing with numerous medical issues and food allergies, she always felt safe at Mother’s Market. Many cherished memories of having lunch and hot tea with her here flood my mind whenever I visit here.

Lunchtime can get a bit crowded, but finding a table or booth is usually not a problem, given the many seating options. The dining area is small and cozy, yet you never feel uncomfortably close to others.

The menus are thoughtfully marked, indicating which items are gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, and organic—something I greatly appreciate due to my many allergies. While I did have a few questions, the waitress was incredibly kind and took the time to research everything I needed. I felt completely at ease!

I opted for the Loaded Nachos with corn chips, black beans, cheese, and sour cream—all gluten-free. You can customize the dish to make it vegan. The nachos were generously portioned and served as a satisfying and hearty snack for my lunch. I thoroughly enjoyed it and am considering adding chicken next time for a bit of variety. The dish comes with salsa and avocado, but I had them served on the side due to my allergies to avocados and tomatoes.

My husband ordered the Chilaquiles and described it as tasty. The dish featured corn tortillas, Chile and tomatillo sauce, two sunny-side-up eggs, feta cheese, sour cream, and cilantro. He also added my portion of avocado, which I can't eat, and it looked fantastic.

For beverages, my husband chose black tea, and I opted for water. The warm black tea was a perfect choice on the overcast, cool day.

The service staff is consistently kind and friendly, making each visit a nice experience for us.

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

Symptomatic Celiac

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An (almost) completely gf grocery store! Lots of great option that are gf, df, and or vegan! Lots of new and rare finds too! I stay away from the fresh prep due to gluten use but I also haven’t asked about it at all, so take that as you will.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

Quality & Quantity


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
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for keto
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Good vegetarian options
  • Good with other allergies
  • Offers delivery
  • Offers online ordering
Celiac

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Absolute best gluten free pancakes! Each Mother's restaurant caters to gluten free, vegetarian and vegan. However, they also have other items with eggs, chicken, etc for friends and family.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • 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?

— Most/All

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
Celiac

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Not Celiac safe. I was told by cook that they cook everything on the same griddle and everything is cross contaminated.

Safety


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

— Not at all

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?

— Poor

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