Punch Bowl Social

9 recent ratings
$$
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Beer, Burgers, Cider, Fries
Safety Rating
8 ratings

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120 S Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46225
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Most Recent Reviews


Gluten Intolerant

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Gluten free buns available. Delicious food!

Updated 2 months ago read full review

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I really wanted to like this place, because it has such a neat concept. Unfortunately, it took over 2 hours for food to come out, and when it did, it was lukewarm like it had sat in the pass for a while. We told them about our allergies (gluten/soy) and so we ordered 2 meals with that caveat (example: no garlic bread). After over 2 hours and the other meals coming out first (and the waitress not remembering who had the allergies and putting the wrong meals in front of people), that third meal came out with the bread sitting on top of it so we obviously couldn't eat it.

The waitress was nice when we saw her, but left us in the dark about the wait on the food, and with such an extreme wait including messing up our order so badly that one person didn't get fed at all, you'd think they would have done something...comp fries during the extra long wait, reduced price, or make sure our drinks were full at the very least. I sat for over an hour and a half just with ice in front of me.

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?

— Some

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

— Good

Updated 10 months ago read full review

Gluten Intolerant

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Not sure if I got glutened, accidbelty had dairy (lactose intolerant), or the salmon wasn’t good but this definitely made me sick :/ I ordered gf marked items and not even the gf available items and still got sick. Just be careful and make sure to be vocal about your allergies! Food tasted good though!

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?

— Some

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

— Excellent

Updated 12 months 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

  • Reported to have a dedicated fryer
  • Beer
  • Burgers
  • Cider
  • Fries
  • Gluten-Free Menu

Categories

  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Vegetarian Friendly

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Symptomatic Celiac

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Missing Big Mac burgers? Have yourself the knockout burger here- it’s amazing!

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?

— Most/All

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

— Excellent

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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I always get nervous when I eat here because I am a very gluten sensitive individual unfortunately, but I have had the knockout burger 3+ times with there fries and have never gotten sick. They serve us in the same cast iron plates as everyone else and this worries me but it hasn’t been a problem. Their burger is amazing and it’s always so nice to be able to eat at a place down town that is fun to hangout with friends at. That is the only item I have ever had here. The servers are not very helpful when it is busy. The gluten free bun does not have sesame seeds on it, so if yours does send it back. I have had to multiple times but they are always fast to fix this issue.

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

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Gluten Sensitive

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I was amazed at how gluten free friendly this place is. All is clearly marked and they have a GF fryer. The fries and GF burger were the best I have had. So happy!

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

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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I ordered the chicken soup and it was so salty no one at the table could eat it. Then I ordered the tacos and there was so much sauce you couldn’t taste the taco. It’s bar food, yes, but not good bar food. That said, I had those and French fries and didn’t get sick at all.

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?

— Some

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

— Poor

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Most of the menu was listed as GF or available for GF. Tacos were fantastic

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the 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

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Server very knowledgeable about cross contamination. Dedicated GF fryer for fries- tested parmesan fries with Nima and did not get sick. I went at 3pm- not a busy time for the kitchen.

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?

— Some

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

— Good

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Alexis who is a manager in training was my server and booooooom she knew her stuff when it cam to avoiding gluten.

I had the cheeseburger and wings and they were amazing.

Definitely worth a visit

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

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I would be very careful eating here. The waitress put in my order gluten free for the crab Rangoon dip w/o wantons and sub corn chips. The kitchen staff brought it out and told me that wontons are gluten free (they are not gf) and they are fried in a gf separate fryer, and got mad when I questioned him. The waitress (amazing) came to the table, I checked with her and she said not this is not gluten free. She was wonderful talked to the chef and stopped my order. If you eat here please be careful.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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The waitress was amazing about making sure our daughters food was prepared properly! She’s very sensitive and she loved the burger and the gf bun!!!!! Usually she opts no bun! Great atmosphere as well!!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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ALERT!!! Menu changed as of early 2019: no more dedicated fryer and all fried items get cross-contaminated, so ignore most of the (G) designations on the menu, as they no longer apply.

Ordered the Knockoff burger with GF bun. Waiter apologized not less than six times and steered me towards (wait for it...) a side salad without croutons instead of the previously GF fries. Bless the man, he did what he could with the train wreck scenario that management had left him. The chef also came out to check on me, which was very good of him.

I don’t think I got CC’d, it would have hit me by now, and the burger was hot and flavorful, so they get three stars for making the best of an untenable situation.

This feedback posted by JT, Celiac hubby of this jointly-owned app.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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They have a separate Gluten free menu. Their gluten free fried chicken is great and is cooked in a separate fryer! The server was very knowledgeable and the drinks are good too.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Managers and staff were amazing! Kids were able to enjoy a gf grilled cheese (cooked on a separate pan) and gf fries cooked in a separate fryer! They have a gf menu and were very accommodating. Overall - it was an amazing experience!

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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The staff was incredibly knowledgeable about gluten free and celiac concerns and they have a great gluten free menu (completely separate from the main menu). All of their fryers are gluten free, so there’s absolutely no chance of cross contamination. I *highly* recommend the fried chicken! It was the crispiest most delicious fried chicken I’ve ever had - even counting pre-celiac days. The ambiance is fantastic. There are many options for entertainment offered at the rear, at incredibly reasonable hourly rates. We’re only in Indy for the weekend, and have already been there twice! Great spot.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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The food here is excellent and the wait staff very knowledgeable about Celiac and cross contamination. Lovely atmosphere is a bonus!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Celiac

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The fryers are gluten contaminated. Do not eat here.

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

Celiac

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Almost everything on the menu is gluten free or has the option to be made gluten free. We had a party of 10 for my wife’s birthday (celiac) and were able to order a bunch of shareable apps and entrees that she was able to enjoy! I don’t know how this place isn’t already on Find Me GF, but it’s a gem! Lots of fun activities there too, and family friendly (although they do turn 21+ after 10pm).

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

Celiac

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Ordered the nachos which are “gluten free friendly” but definitely not safe for celiacs. Delicious, but toxic. Don’t get glutened here folks.

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?

— Not Much/None

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

— Poor

Celiac

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I called to ask if they had a dedicated GF fryer which I had read they did. The man I spoke to on the phone said yes they did. We showed up. An EXTREMELY LIMITED menu. A few sandwiches, etc. The grilled chicken sandwich didn’t have a GFA next to it, and the waitress said that was bc of the bun, although other sandwiches with buns had GFA next to them. My celiac daughter got a grilled chicken with a GF bun and bacon (which she asked not to have) with green beans. It was ok. My dairy allergic son asked to flag his dairy allergy and asked for his hamburger not to come with cheese, but it came with cheese. Food was subpar. Next time we will eat somewhere else and come for drinks and games. Cleveland location.

Safety


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

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


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?

— Poor

Celiac

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I’ve had a hard time knowing if I got sick from here. Yesterday I ordered a GF sandwich & fries. I noticed the fries looked differently & appeared to maybe have some light breading so I called to ask. I was told the chef “didn’t know” if they were gluten free. I went in & spoke with the manager to let her know how reckless it is that the chef doesn’t know when numerous items are marked gluten free. Additionally, we are told they have a dedicated GF deep fryer for GF fries. I explained now they’ve contaminated their fryer. They were very nice, but I don’t feel she understood the severity of it all. I told her that the staff needs to make sure they notify anyone ordering GF items and that the deep fryer would need to be cleaned extensively. Imagine how many people would or may even have gotten sick.

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?

— Some

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

— Good

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