No Way Jose’s Mexican Cantina

60% of 23 votes say it's Celiac friendly

555 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 Directions

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I had the steak nachos. Did not react at all, but the queso here is very spicy! I’m from Louisiana and eat spice with everything but this seemed excessive. Still I ate it and it was tasty!

Updated 2 months ago read full review

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Unsafe for celiac all meat is cooked in soy sauce

Updated 6 months ago read full review

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The manager actually came out and warned me not to even eat here if I have celiac.

Updated 6 months ago read full review

Gluten Free Features

  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

  • Lunch
  • Mexican
  • Restaurant

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Friendly, knowledgeable, good variety. Very pleased.

Updated 11 months ago read full review

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Food was subpar and both people In our party didn’t feel well after eating. Wait staff was short tempered. Not impressed.

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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They have a gf menu but...they do not have a dedicated fryer. Server said it was just for chips but she checked again and they corn and flour tortilla chips in it.

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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I had the fajitas and they were excellent. The waiter volunteered that the chips are gluten free in a dedicated fryer. There were plenty of gf options.

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Celiac friendly?

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Gluten Free options are tough in Gatlinburg. Experience has has shown Mexican restaurants can usually accommodate. Visited this location for lunch and did they did have a separate GF menu. The chips are not GF as they're cooked in a shared fryer. The server was only partially knowledgeable and some in-depth questions were needed to get her to see the light. Had no issues with the fajita's & sides of beans/rice - my daughter & I are both celiac but are relatively asymptomatic..

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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Knowledgeable and excellent service. Visited this restaurant 3 days in a row while on vacation because it was safe! I am a celiac. Be sure to let your wait staff know of your gf needs!

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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Great service, Great food!

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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Celiac friendly?

No

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After speaking to the manager and finding out that the only safe food items for Celiacs were the guacamole and plain, not even warmed corn tortillas, we left. The GF menu is lovely to look at, but not truly GF at all.

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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Don’t do it. They have no idea what GF is. The girl had no idea what GF is. I was so scared and yes what they call GF made me so sick. Ended in the hospital. Just don’t chance it

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Could only have the guacamole and gluten free tortillas. I am thankful the manager informed me before I got sick. They do have a gluten free menu, but they cook it all on the same grill. Also, chips are not in a dedicated fryer so couldn't even have those.

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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They do have a decent GF menu but, I did have a reaction. I had the carnitas, which I have to say weren't good. I won't be going back.

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I can not recommend this place enough!!! Seriously, if I could give it 10 stars I would! They had a separate GF menu available with quite a few choices! Our waitress, Jacki, was AMAZING!! She was very careful to write down which people at the table needed GF, and even went back to the kitchen to ask about a few items she wasn't 100% sure about. I ended up having the chicken fajitas that came with white corn tortillas, rice, refried beans, pico, lettuce, shredded cheese, and sour cream. They bring all the items to your table, and you build the fajitas yourself. I usually react within 10-20 minutes after even the smallest cross contamination, and here I am 24 hours later and completely reaction free! First time that's happened after eating out in a long time! The chips and salsa are even GF too!!

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Celiac friendly?

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Great selection, designated GF menu. Waitress seemed very knowledgeable of menu. We had fajitas and a side of guacamole salad. They did bring the quac salad with fried flour tortillas in the side so we had to send it back. They brought out a fresh batch and got it right the second time.

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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No

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Although this place says it's gluten free w/ a menu it is NOT. Their chicken is marinated in butter and soy sauce- beware! I explained it is not gluten free and the management agreed and said she was not sure why it was on the menu or why they hadn't taken it off. I ordered chips and guacamole since they also claim to have a dedicated fryer for the chips, but I got sick anyway. I ended up with that and a crappy iceberg salad with mushy tomatoes and nothing else. My advice go somewhere else!

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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good gluten free menu, waitress new all about gluten free, such good food, cheep

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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It's hard to eat out in this area and I felt very comfortable here. They don't season their fajitas much, but I was just happy to eat out without going to the grocery store. The salsa is more a pico consistency and I ate bowls of that stuff!

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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We had luck here despite others reviews. They have a decent gf menu. Daughter had sour cream enchiladas and enjoyed they. Also very happy to find out they use a dedicated fryer for their chips so she was able to enjoy the chips and salsa with the family. Had some issues with the waiter not being very knowledgeable but husband tracked down the manager who was very knowledgeable and nice about all our questions. Son is severely allergic to nuts too. We are a train wreck when eating out 😜

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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my son and I both ordered GF entrees. They were great. We REALLY liked the refried beans. I think they were black, not pinto. We also liked the flan. great place!

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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Not great but not bad and convenient as it's right across from Ripley's Aquarium. I didn't get sick! The chips, salsa, rice, beans (no cheese bc I don't do dairy) are GF! The GF menu is small but there were a lot of choices IMHO. One of the owners has celiac so the staff was very knowledgeable. The food was meh but I could eat a lot of it and I didn't get sick.

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Food was not good at all. Then I got really sick. I would not recommend this place at all, Celiac or not.

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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Good food. GF menu. There is no dedicated fryer so the chips are not gluten free- the menu says they are.

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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Celiac friendly?

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I give this restaurant 5 stars for being celiac friendly, but 3 for food quality. My meal was so-so, BUT I could eat with my family and my server took great care to make sure there was no cross contamination (and there wasn't!).

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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Celiac friendly?

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Pretty big GF menu and it was delicious.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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Delicious gluten free food! Plus I got to eat the chips and salsa with everyone because all the chips are fried safely.

Celiac

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Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Separate gluten free menu. Separate fryer for the tortilla chips. Upfront and honest about cross contamination, anything that is deep fried other than the chips is not celiac safe. Friendly and helpful staff.

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Celiac friendly?

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We had a wonderful experience here! The staff was very knowledgeable about cross contamination and how to keep our daughter's flood safe for her to eat. They have a dedicated gluten free fryer for their French fries and a gluten free menu. We spoke to Britney, the manager, and she was extremely helpful, even suggesting items that they could prepare that weren't on the menu. We will absolutely come back, even though were live about an hour away it will totally be worth the drive.

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