Padaro Beach Grill

4.0 stars 4.0 out of 5 6 ratings
$$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Tacos + 3 more
75% of 4 votes say it's Celiac friendly

3765 Santa Claus Lane, Carpinteria, CA 93013 Directions

(805) 566-9800
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    3 rating
    2 months ago

    Be very specific and ask questions when ordering! Wanted the nachos, but it turns out that the chips are cross contaminated in preparation, AND they use FLOUR as an anti caking agent in their cheese. If you check their online menu, certain things are marked as "gluten free", but the same menu specifies that they are cooked in the same oil as wheat breaded items, so... Just be careful. I will say however, that the staff was very friendly and careful to warn me of potential unsafe foods when I asked, which is great. As for the food, I ordered shrimp tacos w/coleslaw, (gluten free) My husband ordered the chili nachos (not gf!) and we both felt the food was only mediocre. Atmosphere would be really fun with kids, as there is ample outdoor seating with a huge sand box.

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    4 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    I always get the grilled fish tacos and sub chips for a side salad with no croutons. They have Stella Cidré if you want an adult drink that’s gf. I also saw that they offer lettuce wrap for burgers and sandwiches now. We tell them I am celiac and need clean gloves, and they note it! I feel safe eating here.

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    Celiac
    2 rating
    8 months ago

    Be very careful here to clarify things. The web site implies that the French fries and nacho chips are cooked in separate oil and the cashier even told me they are but thankfully I double checked with someone else and they said everything is cooked in the same oil so not safe for celiac. I did enjoy an grilled fish taco and side salad though.

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    5 rating
    3 years ago

    You can't beat this place... Right on the ocean, yet super casual. There's a sandbox in the middle for the kids. Great salads and the offer lettuce wrapped sandwiches. I love the shrimp tacos.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    3 years ago

    Excellent food!! Beautiful beach setting and very accommodating staff-answered all of our menu questions. Definitely coming back when we are in the area!!!

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    We have eaten the shrimp tacos and potato fries here on two trips to Santa Barbara. The only digestive issue is that there is a LOT of raw cabbage in the tacos. Sadly, the sweet potato fries are NOT cooked in the GF fryer.Study their (2012) online menu, which contains info about what is GF and what isn't: http://www.padarobeachgrill.com/menu.html

Gluten-Free Features

  • Celiac Friendly
  • Fries
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Tacos

Categories

  • Lunch
  • Restaurant
Monday
10:30 am - 8 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11 am - 8:30 pm
Sunday
11 am - 8 pm
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