Sanibel Deli & Coffee Factory

83% of 6 votes say it's celiac friendly
2330 Palm Ridge Rd
Sanibel, FL 33957

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Celiac

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Enjoyed both Breakfast & Lunch!!! A definite do over! It was really nice being able to walk into a deli and request sandwiches for a change…

Safety


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

— 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

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

— Excellent

Updated 2 weeks ago read full review

Celiac

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We had high hopes after looking at the menu. The gentleman at the register seemed annoyed with our questions. We only ordered two breakfast sandwiches on gf bagels and one was burnt. While we are confident that everything was gf, the quality was poor.

Safety


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

— 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?

— Most

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

— Below Average

Updated 3 months ago read full review

Not celiac

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Jeffrey, the guy working at the order counter, was neither polite or responsive to questions. When I first entered I asked if the had gluten-free muffins. He answered that he hadn't put them out yet. Then I asked if they had a gluten-free menu and he very sarcastically told me that if I opened the regular menu I would see items marked with a GF. At that point I asked if he could just tell me what flavor of gluten-free muffins they had and he said they didn't have any, that he thought I had asked if they had muffins. After ordering he said he would bring our food to the table. We waited approximately 20 minutes and heard our number called. My husband got up and a man said he would bring our order to us. A minute later a different man brought it to our table and said in an irritated voice that it had been setting at the counter waiting. I have no idea what that was about since they had been bringing everyone else's food to the table. Don't know if it was the negative atmosphere or cross-contamination, but I ended up with digestive problems. Th3 food was average and not worth dealing with so much unpleasantness.

Safety


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

— 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?

— Most

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

— Average

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 6 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

  • Bagels
  • Bread/Buns
  • Breakfast Sandwiches
  • Dedicated Fryer
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Pizza
  • Quiche

Categories

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Deli
  • Delivery
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Takeout
  • Vegetarian Friendly

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HUGE selection, including tater tots!!!!
Impressive!
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Celiac

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We ordered carry out sandwiches and I ordered by phone. The menu is clearly marked with the items that could be made GF and I specified celiac while ordering as both of my daughters have the disease. The staff was helpful and knowledgeable and my take out order was clearly marked. The sandwiches were so good (grilled cheese especially) that I got panicked that the bread wasn’t GF but no! All was well. (Just FYI sandwich meats are Boars Head.) My one daughter is fairly sensitive and we had no issues. Ate there twice in one week.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free fryer
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked
  • Food comes out flagged or marked gluten-free

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

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

— Excellent

Updated 6 months ago read full review

Celiac

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I first gave this restaurant 5 stars because I went for breakfast and had no issues. I was so excited to see all the reviews and have a place I could go to on vacation and not worry about getting sick. My family and I went again and I ordered the gf pizza, came home and was sick. I don’t know where the communication went wrong. I told them I was celiac and needed them to use allergy procedures, but communication failed somewhere. I have dropped my review from 5 stars to 3 stars because of this.

Lots of GF options. Had breakfast sandwich was great and had no reaction, ordered the gf pizza a few days later and was sick.

Safety


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

— 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?

— Most

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

— Good

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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Outstanding! First GF egg sandwich on a bagel away from home since my diagnosis.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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Finally found GF on the island that isn’t a salad! They can make almost any item with GF bread. Even bagels! Will be back.

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Not celiac

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We biked over this morning and had a great egg and sausage sandwich on gf bagel (gf bread was also a choice). No pastries today but we had an absolutely delicious piece of gf coconut cake for breakfast 😉

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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This was my favorite place to go on Sanibel Island. Ate here everyday of our vacation! Great place to grab sandwiches to go for the beach. Has the most extensive gluten free menu I’ve ever seen. I appreciate what this restaurant does for people with celiac. Can’t wait to go back!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Not celiac

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Staff was knowledgeable about Celiac. Basically everything on the menu can be gluten free. *****Update——-I brought my 2 daughters there that both have celiac. The one that got pizza was fine but the one that had the meatball sub got very sick😠

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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We had GF meatball subs and GF split pea soup. Both were amazing! The potato salad was excellent and it’s great to have so many options.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Amazing GF menu with lots of choices. Great place to grab a sandwich or dessert. We will be back.

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Tons of great options. I felt comfortable that they were aware of Cross contamination.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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This was a great find for me as a severe celiac. I ate there 4 times with no issues. I loved being able to have a burger out!!! Rode my bike to breakfast there a few mornings so glad a place takes cross contamination seriously!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Tons of gf options! And the food was fresh and tasty. For us celiacs, it was a nice find.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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So good, just went today and got the gluten free Cuban panini and the gluten free carrot cake. Both were amazing!! Wish I could visit more often I highly recommend

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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I wish we had found this on our first day in Sanibel. The selection was excellent, and they are really knowledgeable about gluten and cross-contamination. I highly recommend it.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Delicious food, seemed very knowledgeable about gf, no issues for my celiac husband and kiddos. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is because the person behind the counter was clipped and rude. Of course, everyone has bad days, so who knows.

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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Great choices, owner works with you. Wish we had a restaurant like this at home!! Feel very comfortable with knowledge of GF.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Best GF sandwiches and the cake was delicious. Fries not Gf though. I will go again!

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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It was so nice being able to go to a restaurant while on vacation that was knowledgeable about the risks with cross contact for people with Celiac. My family was able to eat and enjoy safe "Starbucks" type beverages here. We will be back!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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Was in Sanibel in May on vacation. I was so happy when I saw the menu here. I had the first GOOD breakfast sandwich on a GF bagel. Went back the next day for dinner for the GF pizza. Great menu selections and friendly knowledgeable staff. Wish I had a place like this back home.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Awesome to see a deli place with so many gluten free options!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Almost entirely gf. Had a great Reuben sandwich. Had gf desserts also!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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Great turkey sandwich on a gluten free bagel.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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Everything can be made gluten free! This is a gem in the middle of a location with not many options. We stopped here on our road trip and were so pleased! The staff is very knowledgable!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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UH-MAY-ZING Nearly everything on the menu can be made gluten free: meatball sub, salads, soups, paninis, vegetarian options, wraps, breakfast (sandwiches, omelette, burritos), desserts, pizza, wings. Extremely knowledgeable staff and very affordable.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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Highly recommend eating here! Cute little restaurant with so many gluten free options! Went there with 13 of my family members who aren't gluten free and they loved it as well. I am gluten free and vegan.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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Very GF accommodating. Kid friendly. Food was delicious!! It was so good, we came three times during our stay on the island.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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Going back to Sanibel and will eat at this deli every day. There are a lot of options for gf!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Oh my goodness-this place is GF heaven!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Great portions for a good price! Tons of selections clearly marked on the menu. Had a panini not a pizza so can't comment on that. Kids meals were really inexpensive and came with ice cream which my kids loved! Will come back for dinner and try the pizza.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Amazing gluten free bagels. I never thought I'd be able to have a real breakfast sandwich again! This place is amazing, and we love the smartalic atmosphere. I think I will come back again for lunch! I sure do miss paninis.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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This is a nice little deli with several gluten free options. I asked them what to order and they were glad to help direct me to the better gluten free items.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Great place!!!!! I am celiac and there are SO many options. Very pleased and they are very nice. I would so come here again.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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The most delicious gluten free sandwiches I've ever had. Very aware of cross contamination and use a separate area in the kitchen with dedicated appliances to prep gfree food. Would highly recommend to anyone on the island! Really great place!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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My family and I loved it. Extensive menu options for gf. i did not have a reaction.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Celiac

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We were so excited to eat gf bagels!!!! Delicious!

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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My husband and I have ordered out from here twice and I really enjoyed my food and most importantly, I did not get sick. My husband spoke to the owner to make sure they understood that I have Celiac. When the order came out, the owner double-checked it and it wasn't gluten free. He admitted that it was his fault and forgot to put it on the ticket. He threw it right in the trash and they made us all new sandwiches. The second time we were there, everything went smoothly and I had no reactions. I will definitely be back next time I'm out on Sanibel!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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Rude service! It's been a few years since I've been to Sanibel and was excited to see more gluten free availability on the island. I chose this place based on its five star rating. The food was average at best but the employee's disengagement and rudeness will not bring me back. It was a slow Saturday at 1pm and no line of customers. No greeting/welcome/smile as I entered. I was excited about the GF meatball sub I had seen previously on the menu & asked if it was truly gluten free and his response was "read the menu". He made my husband and I consistently repeat ourselves and he mumbled the entire time. As as he delivered our meals to the table I asked if there were any napkins and he did not respond but pointed at the wall mounted napkin dispenser located approx 5 feet away. This restaurant is definitely not in the business of providing good service.

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Celiac

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AMAZING! The philly cheese steak was delicious! There are so many gluten free choices on the menu I would never be able to list them all. Owner has celiacs in his family so he is very aware of needs. My only regret is that we got busy and could not go back!!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Huge gluten free menu! Breakfast, pizza, subs... just about anything you could want! Had breakfast and it was so good we went back the next day for subs. I wish we had a place like this where I live!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Celiac

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Awesome!!! Very knowledgeable, almost everything could be made GF, even had GF muffins and desserts.

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Celiac

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WOW THIS PLACE IS AMAZING!!! I have never had a gluten free sub roll until now. The menu is huge, and almost everything can be made gluten free. This is the only place Ive ever given 5 stars to. I am definitely going back to this place. Subs, bagels, sandwiches, all gluten free! AMAZING! Update: I've come here for lunch 3 of the last 5 days!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Great GFree sandwiches! They also had GFree chips and soups + dessert!

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Almost EVERY SINGLE ITEM at this place can be made gluten free! The food was good, too... not amazing, but it was good. Especially for gluten-free versions. Great place!!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Soooooooooo many choices!!!! Just go! Amazing food!!!!

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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Good food, no reaction. Menu had lots of options, but they were out of a lot of things. Service was not great. Over all kinda disappointing.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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Amazing gluten free food and knowledgeable employees! Will definitely return! Thank you!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Really knowledgeable. Family with celiac. Knew how to prep. Wide variety. Will be back before I fly home!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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