Schooners Coastal Kitchen & Bar

100% of 2 votes say it's celiac friendly

400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940 Directions

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Expensive but good view and food. Server was knowledgable about gluten free options and brought us out some gluten free bread. We had the salt spring island mussels and the cioppino with no reaction. They have one desert which is a strawberry custard. Worth a try if you’ve never been.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the 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 months ago read full review

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Superb food. They can modify any dish to be gluten-free. My fish dish was even served with a drizzled gluten-free sauce. I was amazed!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 10 months ago read full review

Not celiac

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We had a reservation for a special occasion dinner booked a week in advance and we were extremely disappointed in the service. It was too loud for us to hear each other or hear the server even though we were seated at a small table. No great views. We tried to get another table and they couldn’t change. The servers were extremely hard to communicate with. They kept forgetting that two of us were gluten free. The table was way too small. They have gluten free bread but it took a long time to get it. Then they looked at us like we were crazy when we asked to split the check even though it was obvious there were two parties. The challenge with communication made me think this is not the place for someone with Celiacs. We had breakfast the next morning and again our server couldn’t communicate with us. My omelet got made with jack cheese when I ordered goat and it had to be remade. There was a wait for the gluten free toast. The server brought us soy milk when we asked for almond milk. Avoid if you have food intolerances. The Morning Dove is nearby and is 100%gluten free. We had breakfast there the next day and it was awesome.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 2 years 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

  • Bread/Buns
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Seafood

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Seared ahi tuna- yes that IS a gf soy sauce glaze!
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Celiac

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I could live and eat here. waitstaff was excellent and knowledgeable. the clam chowder was incredible. and my favorite...creme brulee. treat yourself...so worth it.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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not sure why this is getting such good reviews. stayed here for a conference and while the hotel rooms were very comfortable the restaurant was disappointing, serving bland food and staff had zero awareness of gluten free options. no gf menu, no alergy indications on the menu. definitely not celiac friendly, when asked for a gf menu we were laughed at. this review reflects two meals breakfast and late lunch.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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Gluten free clam chowder was delish. Awesome view of the bay and they even brought us blankets when it got a little chilly out.

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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The Paella is fantastic!

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Note**They only have GF Manhattan clam chowder.

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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This was a fantastic place to dine!! The staff were educated on celiac and were happy to accommodate! The food was outstanding and! I recommend this restaurant 100%!!!!!

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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We had the gluten free clam chowder before and it was wonderful. We went today and found out that only the dinner clam chowder is gluten free... Lunch is not!!! Careful!

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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the ambience was excellent and the staff was impeccably attentive! The clam chowder was the best I've had since I was diagnosed. the gluten-free bread was what I found typically elsewhere but at least they had it. Very very happy with my dinner.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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This restaurant is beautiful. GF was not marked on the menu, but the server was super helpful. I shared the clams, a salad and the chowder and did not get sick.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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Note that gf clam chowder is only available for dinner. Makes for a disappointing lunch if you go and they don't have it.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Very knowledgeable and gluten free friendly- such a treat to have gf appetizer bread and options like clam chowder. Food and service were both top notch.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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I have eaten here more than 15 times and have never had a reaction from the food.

The food is always amazing!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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The staff is knowledgeable and helpful. I seemed to have many options to choose from. The food is excellent and the views of the bay are amazing but it is an expensive restaurant.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Totally worth a visit! My husband and I had breakfast there. They do not offer a "gluten-free menu" but the majority of the breakfast menu is gluten-free. I had the Vegetable Scramble and my husband had Steak, Eggs and Hashbrowns. We were served gluten-free toast which was prepared in an oven so as to avoid cross contamination. It's been an hour and I am not sick. Typically I am having symptoms within 15 minutes.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Great dinner. Waiter was very helpful and verified each time that he brought food that it was gluten free. I would highly recommend this place, but it is kind of pricey. But this is expected for its location.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Best clam chowder I've ever had. No reaction, celiac disease. From the Midwest though

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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The food is not that good. Great views, though, and friendly staff.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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We really enjoyed our meal at this high-end waterfront restaurant at our hotel. Menu items were marked with an asteric if they could be made gluten-free. Plenty of choices. I had steak and angry prawns - delicious and sauces were amazing.my husband loved the tuna poke (not gf). Aquarium certified seafood.

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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