Proposition Chicken

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 23 ratings
$Celiac Friendly, Wings, Chicken Fingers/Nuggets + 3 more
87% of 16 votes say it's Celiac friendly

1750 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102 Directions

(415) 864-2454
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    5 ratingApril 16, 2017

    GF chicken strips were great. Very nice service

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    5 ratingApril 03, 2017

    Super friendly staff and amazing fried chicken sandwich. Must go!!

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    5 ratingMarch 08, 2017

    This place rocks. I ordered the gluten free fried chicken with salad and a side of fries. I highly recommend trying the sweet habanero sauce on your fried chicken. It's amazing. Just the right amount of sweet and spicy. They use dedicated friers for the gluten free fried chicken *and* the fries. I've eaten here twice now and not had any issues whatsoever. Both the person taking my order and the server who brought me my food from the kitchen confirmed that it was gluten free. The second time I went in I met the owner and we had a good chat. He mentioned that when they were starting out they tried all kinds of different batters and he actually prefers the gluten free version. It was so good and it just happened to be gluten free. He mentioned having a friend who is Celiac as well. I didn't ask about gluten free bread or biscuits so can't speak to that.

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    5 ratingNovember 16, 2016

    Knowledgable staff, really tasty food. It was great having fried chicken for the first time since diagnosis!

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    5 ratingApril 10, 2016

    Super yummy. Dedicated fryers. The fries were really good. Mariposa bakery rolls. Owner was very friendly!

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    2 ratingDecember 11, 2015

    So that review is kind of hard for me since I felt confident eating there and the staff was helping me to choose whats good for me. The food was amazing I think I had never something that good before and especially the bun was awesome BUT I got really sick after eating there and can not really explain why since everything felt safe to me! so I would say if someone is gluten free as a lifestyle give it a try but for people like me as sensitive celiac I would not go there again!

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    2 ratingSeptember 26, 2015

    The guy at the counter insisted 3 times everything was fine and refused to put a note on my order when the guy came out from the kitchen he said he was new and had no idea what was gluten and what wasn't I knew I was doomed. :(

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    5 ratingSeptember 05, 2015

    "We're not one of those fake gluten free places," said our server when we asked about the fryers and GF options. With that we were put at ease and ready for the amazing food that followed. This place is the real deal: dedicated fryers, home made everything and free range chicken - nuff said. If you're a celiac, this is a must try. We had the fried chicken entree (with gluten free biscuit), chicken strips and potato wedges; wish we had room for more.

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    5 ratingAugust 16, 2015

    As a Southerner, and a guy with Celiac disease, I thought fried chicken was over for me. However, these people have it down! Most all the menu can be made gluten free and the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable about ingredients! I ate there with zero issues. I ordered fried chicken strips and fries. The gluten free "breading" on the chicken was delicious and crispy!

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    5 ratingAugust 05, 2015

    Omg, this place totally changed my attitude toward GF restaurant eating in SF. Until I found Proposition Chicken, my strict celiac diet had me sweating at the very thought of trying out a new restaurant, and I thought I'd just never be able to eat anything really delicious ever again. What a horrible way to live! Thankfully, those days are gone. Proposition Chicken has a dedicated GF fryer and their GF buns are awesome and fresh out of the oven. The GF buns are so good that, recently, when there was a mix up in our takeout order, my seven year old daughter was heartbroken that her sandwich came on a wheat bun (she is not celiac)! And...GF fried chicken sandwiches...need I say more??? There's only a few options on the menu but they are masters of the fried chicken craft. An added bonus is that there doesn't seem to be a lot of turnover with the employees, and the friendly counter people almost always remember the particulars about my standard order, so it's nice to see a familiar face and not feel like I'm being fussy. Plus , the lack of turnover indicates that the owner treats his employees well and pays them a fair wage, which is important to me.

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    5 ratingJune 23, 2015

    We were so happy to find a place with gf fried chicken and biscuits! Super yummy arrived fresh, hot and non greasy. Coleslaw was also great. Very busy place, cooked to order, worth the wait!

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    5 ratingMay 28, 2015

    This place is awesome. The gf fried chicken with a delicious gf biscuit was fantastic! The slaw and bone broth was also super delicious. I'm super sensitive and ate here with no issues.

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    5 ratingMay 09, 2015

    This is my favorite place for a snack just after work but before dinner. The chicken strips are incredible. Everything on the menu can be made gluten-free! If you get the fries ask for them with regular mayo, as the malted mayo isn't gluten-free.

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    5 ratingMarch 09, 2015

    Very celiac aware and friendly!!! Awesome food to boot!

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    5 ratingDecember 16, 2014

    GF fried chicken and a biscuit. So yummy and no symptoms!

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    5 ratingJuly 30, 2014

    Great fried GF sandwich. Probably not the healthiest thing but hey, it's fried chicken. The have dedicated fryers.

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    5 ratingJuly 04, 2014

    Awesome fried chicken and they actually seem to care.

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    4 ratingMarch 04, 2014

    Delicious fried crust and amazing Brussels sprouts! Owner even gave us tips to get the same crispy texture. Super nice.

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    4 ratingFebruary 01, 2014

    GF fried chicken options. Dedicated fryer, staff knowledgable, but chicken is just ok.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Celiac Friendly
  • Chicken Fingers/Nuggets
  • Dedicated Fryer
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Wings


  • Restaurant
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