58% of 12 votes say it's Celiac friendly

892 N Meacham Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173 Directions

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Not celiac safe. I have eaten at other Roti locations and have been ok. While I was waiting I saw them making a pita wrap for the people in front of me. They touched the pita wrap and then touched spoon for the cucumber and tomato salad and squeezed the extra juice back into the container with the hand they had just touched the pita with. Not safe at all for those of us with celiac. I walked out and didn’t order food.

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Celiac

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Not very clean saw them touching things containing gluten and then going for the products that were gluten-free my daughter has celiac and my husband this place would be very dangerous I don’t even think it was clean I walked out after walking in and just looking at what the place look like upsetting I don’t know how anybody could give it a good review. Second morning went over to the place again dirty dirty dirty and not celiac friendly cross-contamination everywhere they shouldn’t even have gluten-free pitas because nothing else is in there not doing it safely they need to get retrained

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What a mess it looks like burnt food thank Goodness I didn't take my husband and daughter here to eat they have to be gluten-free there is just bread and everything the meat looks burnt and is not very clean in there I would not trust this place if you are serious a celiac avoid not very nice servers either and they're much better options out there!!!!! Very disappointed because other reviewers said it was safe and he was touching everything and asked me if I wanted to take on a gluten-free Pita to my husband right with the same gloves he used to touch regular bread so buyer beware

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Gluten Free Features

  • Bread/Buns
  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Greek
  • Mediterranean
  • Plant Based
  • Restaurant
  • Vegan Friendly

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Not celiac friendly, great food tho. When they make a pita, they stuff the serving spoon into the pita shell, covering it in bread crumbs, then right back in the food. Couscous also gets into all surrounding food. So much potential but bad cross contamination. Food great.

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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While I will still head in for a gluten free pita once in a while, while I was there for lunch I witnessed one of the servers dump the meat off of a wheat wrap back into the meat bowl when a customer changed their mind. When I spoke to the manager she indicated she would re-train the employees, but may not be worth the risk to celiacs.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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roti? delicious! if you're in Schaumburg eat here! flavorful and gluten free. most of their menu is gluten free. tell them you need GF, they wash hands and put on fresh gloves.

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As soon as I said that I have celiac and would like the GF pita, the food preparer changed his gloves so there would be no cross contamination! Was very good and they separate GF foods so it's very safe.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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They do a great job here! Their gluten free pitas aren't quite like the usual ones, but I actually like them better!

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Celiac

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Pretty much everything is GFree other than the pita bread and couscous. They even have gluten free pita bread!

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Not celiac

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I had the gluten free pita, Roti chicken, fresh vegetables, and the tomato and cucumber topping with the dill, yogurt and cucumber sauce. This was amazing. So much flavor and the pita was awesome!!! We will come again.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Great! they do a great job of making sure food comes out GF they will wash their hands and change gloves, while making sure no one else touches your food on the line. They also offer GF pita's!

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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Not celiac

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1st employee didn’t change gloves or know about gf, but 2nd employee was able to help and explain. Had the rice bowl with falafel and lots of toppings. Couscous is the only non gf option.

Celiac

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The staff were aware of allergies and took care to prepare food separately. They also have GF pitas, but they were so dry I could not eat it. The food in general was just okay, but since they were so great with allergies I was happy

Celiac

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Tasty and satisfying- nice service. GF pita bread was delicious!

Celiac

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Pretty good food. Many gf options. The staff was aware that some couscous had dropped into the hummus next to it. Her next steps were a bit questionable but I went with it and didnt get sick. She got a new spoon and scooped some hummus from the very back of the container rather than pulling from an entirely new container. I would go back again for sure.

Not celiac

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Delicious. So many dairy free choices as well as GF.

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I’ve eaten here many times and never had an issue! Great food and all GF options are marked. Plus they have GF PITA BREAD!!!

Celiac

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Staff was knowledgeable. When I mentioned I wanted a gf pita he immediately asked for allergy or preference. He knew what I needed to stay away from. Would go back. Didn’t get a stomach ache unlike when I go to Chipotle

Celiac

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Excellent flavor, patient staff explaining what I could and could not have (most was a “could!), staff followed great safety procedures and washed hands and changed gloves. Food was amazing. I have additional allergies and could still eat here. Best falafel I have ever had.

Celiac

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Celiac friendly?

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Going in, I was worried about cross contamination from the couscous on the line and all the pita the staff handle, so I told them I had a bad gluten allergy and asked if I could get ingredients from the back that hadn't been exposed to gluten yet. The manager was very kind and knowledgeable: she washed her hands, changed her gloves, gave me a bowl from the middle of the stack instead of the top where it might have gotten exposed, and was the only one who handled my food start to finish. I got the signature rice plate, which has all gf ingredients: rice, chicken kebab, hummus, tomato and cucumber salad, roasted veggies, and roasted red pepper sauce. They didn't have any tomato and cucumber salad that hadn't been exposed yet, so the manager offered me double veggies instead...fine by me! I will say it was celiac friendly, if you know what to ask for. Delicious, healthy, filling, no reaction! Overall, a great place to stop for lunch in DC!

Celiac

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Super tasty if you like Middle Eastern food. It’s kinda like a Mediterranean Chipotle. You can walk down the line of meats and starches and sides and pick what you want. They not only tell you what’s GF right on the menu, their servers know the whole routine of wiping everything down and changing gloves before serving you. I’m sure there are a few ways some cross contamination could creep in, but I am a Celiac and had zero issues with my lunch when I visited. I will go back again.

Celiac

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The food was good. When choosing ingredients of bowl/salad be cautious—some couscous had fallen into the hummus so I couldn’t get that. Overall, not bad.

Celiac

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They have gf pita bread which they cook in foil. The woman changed her cloves (without me even asking) and followed me down the line. The toppings are labeled gf. I got a gf pita with chicken roti, veggies and some other yummy stuff :) UPDATE: second time I went I got a salad that was already labeled gf, and I found COus cous in my salad. It seems to be safe if you get the pita, but not just a regular salad.

Celiac

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Best fast food I have ever had! Healthy food with so many gluten free options and some dairy free, vegan, & vegetarian options too. Staff were great and if unsure they brought the manager out.

Celiac

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Servers were helpful and GF items clearly labeled. Serving style is chipotle-like, so there would be a possibility of cross-contamination if utensils were shared, but they were assuring that utensils for each topping was dedicated. Food was tasty and no gluten sickness.

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Tons of gluten free options and combinations - only things with gluten on the menu are pita and couscous. Everything else you are good!

Celiac

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All gluten free options are clearly marked. Workers are glad to switch to clean gloves for you and they have a delicious gluten free pita.

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While this Roti is very clean and staff are so nice and efficient, there is an ongoing issue with couscous mixing in with the other sides. As I am only gluten intolerant and not celiac, I can tolerate a few mixed in pieces of couscous. But this would make a celiac very ill I’m aware. I don’t understand this either as simply just rearranging the order of the sides and making couscous the last item could rectify this issue. Management please take note the seriousness of this problem.

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This place was amazing. I am Celiac and I had no issues. Delicious food. I did stay away from the options that were located next to the couscous though. Highly recommend!

Celiac

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This Roti is decent but the one on Fst is the best. Separate area for all the toppings! I've never had any cc issues.

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Love this Mediterranean restaurant chain. Selections are labeled to make it easy. Generous servings as well!

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This is a fast casual Mediterranean spot with delicious food! Fresh, healthy, and tons of gluten free options. The only thing that does have gluten on their menu is the couscous and pita, and they offer a gluten free pita as well. Absolutely recommend!

Celiac

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Order: rice based with falafel and topping bar Review: a little skeptical on some of the cross contamination aspect because of the create-your-own style, tasty food and GF and veggie marked items

Celiac

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Not celiac safe. Staff was knowledgeable but unfortunately I got sick.

Celiac

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Staff was very knowledgeable, but unfortunately not celiac safe. I got sick after eating here.

Celiac

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The service really disappointed. The employee that had to help me was really rude, she did not almost want to help me. I won’t go there anymore.

Celiac

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Really nice place to eat if you suffer allergies. Staff changed gloves and brought out fresh unopened food to make my delusions platter 100% GF. Staff & food were 5-⭐️.

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Lots of options - I got the salad with grass-fed beef, tahini, red cabbage slaw, roasted veggies, pickled onions and hummus. I love all the healthy Mediterranean choices here and everything is labeled.

Celiac

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I had a bad experience here. Bad customer service and I was given attitude. They have a GF menu but uneducated staff. They made me feel like I was a burden for wanting my food to be safe. Anyone who says it’s celiac safe has not watched how their serving utensils touch other people’s toxic flour tortillas then goes back into the food before they serve you. Cross contamination all over this place. I left upset without eating here. But it would be fine for those who are not celiac.

Celiac

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Celiac friendly?

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A design-your-own dish restaurant, with a lot of options. Most of the ingredients are GF, and are clearly marked as such. I had a rice bowl with chicken shishkebab and tzatziki sauce; very tasty! I recommend it.

Celiac

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Fast food type of place. Staff was very knowledgeable about celiac and cross contamination. I was warned not to choose a certain item because it was next to a gluten dish. Rice bowl with chicken shish kabob was delicious and I had no reaction.

Celiac

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Everything is marked clearly as to whether it is gluten free or not. They’ve got salad and rice bowls to put the protein with. And the falafel was GF and delicious!!!

Celiac

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Most items are GF. All options are well marked.

Celiac

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Loved this place! They had a dedicated gf station and provide me with gf pita. I'm a sensitive Celiac and had no issues.

Celiac

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Loved this place and as sensitive Celiac had no issues!

Celiac

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Great food, clearly labeled. Jason and Hugo were very accommodating, changed gloves without even asking. Great experience overall. GF Pitas are individually wrapped in foil.

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Yes

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I ordered a pepperoni pizza. It was amazing! The crust was the best part! The manager came out to check on me to make sure everything was okay and assured me that they are very careful with the cooking process.

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Most items were gluten free. Staff was very aware of what to do, the same guy served my entire dish, washed his hands and got new gloves on. Have gf pita too. I would go back. I did not get sick.

Celiac

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Delicious meal in D.C. The menu is all clearly mark what is GF. The staff was very friendly and helpful. I food was awesome and I did not get sick. Highly recommend and will return the next time we are in D.C..

Celiac

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Very gluten free / celiac friendly. If you tell them before you go through the line that you have a gluten allergy, they’ll wash their hands and change gloves and take you all the way down the line. Most toppings are gf and everything is very well labeled. This is a go-to for me!

Celiac

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Food was delicious!! Manager made my husband's plate to ensure everything was GF. Good selection. They have GF pita that they will prepare and serve separately.

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Very friendly for GF folks - most of the menu qualifies, and they also have GF pita that they toasted on separate equipment while wrapped in foil. Falafels were a little small, but tasty and had plenty of chickpeas. Quick, easy, and tasty.

Celiac

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Celiac friendly?

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The have a regular menu clearly marked with gf options and also a dedicated gf menu in stores. Most of the food options are naturally gf and all of the gf options are clearly labeled as you walk through and complete your order. They also offer gf pita, which they will warm on the grill wrapped in tin foil.

Celiac

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Celiac friendly?

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I love roti. They have lots of gf options and the food is so good. They also have gf pita that they cook in foil. Very few things that aren’t gf. We go fairly regularly and never have had a problem. Definitely Celiac safe.

Celiac

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they separated my GF from everything else despite being busy. did not get sick so is good!

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Frequented the chain's Washington DC locations. One of my favorite spots. They have delicious gluten free pitas on request. The Roti chicken is amazing. Quick food, customizable while they prepare it with all ingredients cued behind customer facing glass. Large selection, very high quality.

Celiac

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This place had all good reviews. However, I am super sick and glutened within an hour and a half of eating. I got the rice bowl, cucumber salad, beef, hummus, garlic sauce and roasted red pepper. They changed their gloves and all but still did not work out.

Not celiac

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the people and food are wonderful. I had the steak roti on gf pita. they change gloves and the gf pita it is heated between 2 sheets of foil to avoid cross contamination. you get to feel normal eating out as almost everything is gf.

Celiac

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Clearly labeled and they have made improvements as GF has moved more mainstream. Pita bread is rare to find so I give them an extra star. Issues here are consistency of employee practices and cross contamination.

Celiac

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The food is really good and I would recommend any location but this one. This jerk with the long hair rolled his eyes at me and gave me attitude when I asked him to change his gloves. Totally not worth it. I will never come back to this location.

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First time eating here I got the chicken roti rice plate. No issues. Second time eating here (today), I got a falafel salad. Totally sick tonight, incredibly sick. Sickest I've been since being diagnosed three years ago. Other reviewers say the falafel isn't GF, but the Roti menu says it is. I didn't even ask about CC because of the big GF labels on everything -- silly me. It's a bummer cause the food is amazing.

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