Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 34 ratings
$Celiac Friendly, Dedicated Fryer, Pizza + 13 more
93% of 29 votes say it's Celiac friendly

2201 Orleans Dr, Orlando, FL 32836 Directions

(407) 939-3463
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    Celiac
    5 rating
    2 months ago

    Super yummy gluten free beignets. We were not guests there so we just parked in guest parking as we were between Disney parks and stopped for a quick break. Delicious.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    Have only gotten gf beignets here. And they are pretty good! Only have them in the AM

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    5 months ago

    Unfortunately, the selections for meals offered here largely depend on the willingness of the chef to make your gluten free food. Sometimes, we’ll go and have excellent offerings from an enthusiastic and trustworthy chef. Other times, we’ll go and be offered few choices from a chef who does not seem to want to bother.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    5 months ago

    When I went to a staff member about my allergy they went and got the chef for me. I ordered the beignets and the mickey waffles (how can a celiac deny the opportunity for both these!). The food was made in the back and was packaged with an allergy pick on it. Amazing food!! Didn’t get sick and wish that I could have eaten it for my whole trip!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    6 months ago

    I came here specifically for the GF beignets, so my review is 100% about this item only. I ordered with the chef and thought they were really, really good. Such a treat and highly recommend. I'm super sensitive and had no reaction. Winning!

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    7 months ago

    Chef came out and made me a custom gluten free pizza!!

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    7 months ago

    We were very excited to get to try the gf beignets. They were yummy but a little dense.

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    5 rating
    8 months ago

    The GF Mickey waffles were good! The beignets were good but be warned they are pretty heavy (also, cinnamon flavored).

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    11 months ago

    Staying at French Quarter, this is the go-to place for quick dinning. I have eaten here twice, once getting a bacon cheese burger on GF bun with fries, fried separately, and second time getting the beignet ice cream sunday. Both times I spoke with the chef on duty telling they about my gluten "allergy" and that I had celiac. Both chefs said they take precautions against cross contamination. I tested each meal with my Nima Sensor and it reported no gluten found both times. Looking forward to trying the shrimp and grits next...

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Spoke directly with the chef and she advised that she would take my order and prepare it herself. I've never had a beignet before so had to order those. We ordered the shrimp and grits -which was DELICIOUS- and the jambalaya, which was okay. It was pretty good if you mixed the two together 😜 The beignets we're pretty good. The chef gave us two different sauces -a strawberry and a caramel- I preferred the caramel sauce. The serving sizes were a good size so I'm not sure how I managed to eat the beignets too.

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    Celiac
    3 rating Not celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    We have visited this food court more times than we can count. Over the years, service and choices have gone downhill. On our recent visit, I expressed concern to the chef because he took the mashed potatoes from the service area for everyone else. He told me it was a new pan and they are careful. When I went for another item, there was mac 'n cheese ON TOP OF the mashed potatoes.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    Absolutely amazing! We came right as breakfast was ending and we still were able to order some GF waffles! As soon as I said allergy they brought the chef out and he took my order and brought the food out to our table with a wooden "stake" stating it was an allergy tray. And the GF beignets!! OMG they are to die for!! AMAZING!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    The chef comes out and asks what you want to eat and then tells you if it can be made gluten free. This is difficult with kids as sometimes they can't be put on the spot to make a decision or are disappointed if what they want can't be made gluten free. We got a hamburger and fries. The burger was probably the best we had in all the Disney restaurants. The real jewel are the beignets. They are to die for! Go just for these!!

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    O.M.G!!!! I was starving during our three hour drive. We get to our resort, French Quarters, and immediately walked out of the food court. Thankfully, looking up the app, this place Was GF Friendly after all!! Must come. Walk up to counter and ask for GF. The chef will come out and make your food. My bf and I shared a burger on a GF bun, chicken tenders (which were soo good), pizza (personal, dough could be better.. still good though), and best of all GF French Fries!! All cooked in 10 min. Love this app and especially this restaurant!!

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    Not celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Widest GF selection on the property. Must be asked for at the counter & manager will provide options & delivery.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    Gluten free beignet was to die for! Also, their gluten free Mickey waffles are superb!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    2 years ago

    Gluten free beignets are a great snack. Great to not feel left out of this yummy treat.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    Gluten free beignets. Enough said! :) They are soooooo yummy! I'm severely allergic to bell peppers so the smell of the place makes me itch, but they are so good I risk the hives!

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    2 years ago

    So after reading everyone else's reviews, I got the gluten free chicken parm Po Boy and gfree beignets. Soooo good. Both just fantastic, and didn't even taste gfree. The only tricky thing is there's no menu displaying any of this info, so you have to ask one of the food prep folks and they'll get a chef to do it for you.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    Went late afternoon today for some beignets and to get some lunch for my daughter. There are a lot of gluten free options available here. They seem to have a wonderful system in place and the chef understood and it couldn't have been a better experience. We each got an order of 3 beignets and my daughter had the chicken strips and fries. The chef said they have a dedicated fryer. The beignets were wonderful. My daughter thought the gf chicken strips were the ones they did serve at Columbia Harbor House in MK several years ago. We asked for some ranch to dip her chicken strips in and the chef returned with a package of Ken's and he said he had read the ingredients and he didn't see any problems. We told him that we used Ken's at home and the bottle is generally marked gf. I have uploaded the current allergy menus and pictures of our food from this meal. We will be back during our next stay in a couple of months,

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    Gluten. Free. Beignets. Who knew such a magical thing existed?! In typical Disney fashion, I told the server I had an allergy and they brought out the chef. He was also more than accommodating with my dairy allergy, and I ate all six beignets in less than 24 hours. They were warm and chewy -- something unheard of in the gluten-free world. Such a kind chef and such a delicious treat!

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    Celiac
    1 rating
    3 years ago

    The service was horrible. It took 50 minutes to get 3 gluten free Beignets. The chef, Rob, was not friendly at all. The wait and money was not worth it. My girlfriend has had the original ones from New Orleans and says they tasted nothing like them. I thought they were soggy and didn't taste good.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    A definite must! This was the best quick service meal I had at Disney. The chef - Paul - went through all my options, and made an amazing chicken parm po'boy for me. Two in fact since he felt the gf buns were too small for only one! And yes, I obviously had the freshest beignets for dessert.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    Go here go here go here go here!!! Seriously. I lived in New Orleans for three months and could not once find a gluten free beignet, but I came here and finally got to try a beignet for the first time in my life! AMAZING! So good. I completely get the experience. You absolutely must try it. Other than that it is a typical Disney breakfast buffet- which is still great for the gluten intolerant. They have a gluten free menu printed out plus the chef will come out and talk to you. Other gluten free options include Mickey waffles, toast, and muffins, plus everything else you would expect like bacon and eggs.

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    Celiac
    3 rating
    3 years ago

    Was so excited about the beignets but was very disappointed. They had a strange smell and after taste to them. They must have been fried in olive oil or some other oil with a very strong taste. Wouldn't have them again. I do have to give three stars though because there were several gf options (chicken tenders, sandwiches) and I always appreciate any place that has things I can eat.

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    Not celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    A quick service food court type atmosphere. If you go up to the counter and identify yourself with allergies, they immediately send the Chef to discuss food options. The Chef personally hands you the prepared meal. Lots of GF options. My girls did not like the GF pizza crust, but the Enjoy life cookie added to the meal made up for it.

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    Celiac
    3 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    Chef took our order, nice gf selection. Enjoyed the fish sandwich, the pizza was a bit undercooked. So excited about beignets, but very disappointed:( From New Orleans and nothing like the real thing. Very chewy and tasted a bit like apples. Appreciate the effort and would return for the food.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    Great time with family and friends. The chef took my order and made gluten free Mickey waffles and beignets. The waffles were texturally and flavored more like french toast, but they were very good.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 years ago

    Spoke with the chef to place our order. GF kids got grilled cheese, hot dog and fries with GF bread. I had the chicken salad po boy. The star were the GF beignets! We ordered 2 boxes and devoured them! Not to be missed

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    3 years ago

    Only had the GF beignets, both times I ate there and that was all I needed. They were that good!! They do have gf waffles and pizzas too, I just was in love with the gluten free beignets. They chef from France was super nice too! Great experience all around!!

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    3 years ago

    Beignets!! The rest of my GF/DF breakfast was also made to order--a huge platter of food. Delicious.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 years ago

    I stayed at the French Quarter and I am so glad I did. Counter service restaurant at Disney with the most friendly staff. They can make gluten free beignets and they are amazing!!!! I had them 2x everyday :)Also gf waffles, pulled pork, pizza, fries, etc. The chefs were all amazing and I never got sick!!!!!!!

Gluten-Free Features

  • Burgers
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Chicken Fingers/Nuggets
  • Dedicated Fryer
  • Dessert
  • Fries
  • Pancakes
  • Pizza
  • Sandwiches
  • Waffles

Categories

  • Breakfast
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout
  • Vegetarian Friendly
Monday
6 am - 12 am
Tuesday
6 am - 12 am
Wednesday
6 am - 12 am
Thursday
6 am - 12 am
Friday
6 am - 12 am
Saturday
6 am - 12 am
Sunday
6 am - 12 am
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