Olive Garden

1 rating
$$ • Italian Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Pasta, Salad

Warning

This is a chain, which typically means a high risk of cross-contact. It may not be possible to dine safely at this establishment.

2151 E Gulf to Lake Hwy
Inverness, FL 34453

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Celiac

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Great experience at this Olive Garden location. I informed the waiter that I needed order Gluten Free for Celiac.

I ordered the Grilled Chicken Parmigiana with their Gluten Free Rotini w/meat sauce. Salad without croutons.

A few minutes later the manager came to our table and asked who ordered Gluten Free. I acknowledged the manager that I needed to be gluten free.

He then informed me that he was going to make sure that my food order would be prepared for me with proper care, changing gloves etc. to avoid cross contamination. Then he told me that he would be bringing my meal to me personally to avoid cross contact with the rest of the meals.

Safety


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

— Very

Quality & Quantity


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?

— Excellent

Updated 1 month 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

  • Gluten-Free Menu
  • Pasta
  • Salad

Categories

  • Dinner
  • Italian
  • Kid Friendly
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout

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Gluten Intolerant

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When asking the server for more info on the one gluten free item I could see on the menu, she told me that the steak and salmon plates were also good gf options BUT reminded me that it’s a “one stop kitchen” so cross contamination is likely. I took my chances and stuck with the “make your own pasta plate” with the gluten free pasta. Still had a reaction - not a full blown flair but enough to feel something was definitely off.

Also, there is no gluten free bread.

Safety


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

— Not very

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much

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

— Average

Celiac

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They were really great with celiac. The manager came out and explained everything and they made sure everyone in the kitchen knew. They made me feel really comfortable and I had no symptoms which is great for a chain restaurant! Would definitely recommend this location.

Safety


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

— Very

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?

— Excellent

Celiac

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Dinner was great and now some Olive Gardens are adding GF breadsticks to their menu but unfortunately this now does not have that. :( Also if you need GF pasta you do make your own pasta and choose GF pasta.

Safety


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

— Not 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?

— Not Much/None

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for grain-free
Celiac

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they have GF noodles but the only GF option is red sauce. it was horrible tasting and very overpriced. never going back.

Gluten Intolerant

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My experience was really good! When I ordered the gluten free pasta our waiter asked if there was an allergy or if I just like gluten free pasta, once we told him I had an allergy he made sure there was no cross contamination and even had the manager come over to assure us that there was no cross contamination. It was a great experience!

Safety


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

— Somewhat

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?

— Some

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

— Excellent

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