Silver Diner

20 ratings
$ • Diner
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: French Toast
53% of 13 votes say it's celiac friendly
10890 W Broad St
Glen Allen, VA 23060

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Celiac

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1 gf dessert, but lots of healthy, gf entrees and the staff is knowledgable about celiac sprue.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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ordered gluten free, not sure staff really understood. Pretty sure got cross contami ation here as was sick after.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Ehh. Gf menu looks good but Not great food. If I have to pay extra for GF, I want my food to at least taste good. Didn't get sick but didn't really enjoy eating here.

Updated 4 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

  • French Toast
  • Gluten-Free Menu

Categories

  • Breakfast
  • Diner
  • Kid Friendly
  • Late Night
  • Online Ordering
  • Takeout

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Not celiac

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The good - had Jack Omelette with home fries bacon and GFree toast - no symptoms. The not-so-good. Server was nice but slow. Food Pretty mediocre. For the money not worth a visit.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Even though they clearly notate GF entrees on the menu, the waitstaff doesn't understand. I have been there many times and never had the food delivered correct the first attempt. Disappointed, especially for a place that prides themselves as allergen friendly.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Great gluten free choices, including pancakes and french toast, and you can sub gluten free bread on a number of other items. Great for kids!

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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The service was very poor And the food was ok at best. I would not go back.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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hit or miss. . not wheat allergy safe

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Awesome milkshakes!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Perhaps breakfast is the best choice. Not sure the griddle is dedicated. I ate there for dinner twice - did not have pancakes. I had trouble afterward.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Fantastic g free choices ... My kids and I each enjoyed our g free pancakes and French toast ... And nitrate free bacon and sausage. It is expensive, but worth it apart from the g free menu because they use locally sourced fresh food.

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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Gluten free pancakes and gluten free French toast yum! Great ambience with oldies and fun music. Friendly staff.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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had the quinoa coconut pancakes. they are wonderful! service was great.

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Although they have several GF items I consider "converted" GF (pancakes, etc.), I have found that they have a poor knowledge of the gluten content of the remainder of the menu. I called the main office and their staff was extremely friendly and able to look up details of various items on the menu. Per the home office, each store manager has access to a "master book" that identifies each item on the menu. Unfortunately, this location could not locate theirs when I visited. I also got the impression that the wait staff had a very poor understanding of gluten. Prior to my diagnosis this was one of my go-to spots, so my rating is with a heavy heart . . .

Updated 8 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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Actual breakfast food! Gf kids French toast was awesome!!

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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Superb! Outstanding atmosphere of an oldies diner and wonderful food-breakfast food too. i ordered the pancakes and my husband the french toast. Mmmm. Both delicious. Will be back to try the burgers. :-)

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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First time I could actually eat breakfast food at a restaurant! The coconut French Toast was awesome. Will Def be back

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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This modern take on the old time diner is a gem. Delicious food, friendly staff, and total awareness and sensitivity to GF. They serve Van's waffles, which are great. However - some normally GF items, like breakfast potatoes, are coated with breading. Make sure to ask!

Updated 9 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Not celiac

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Great food. Great staff. I enjoyed the veggie chili and hummus with gf pita. No after-effects either 🤗

Safety


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

— 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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Offers outdoor seating

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Excellent food all the time. Lots of gf options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. My fav outage place to eat.

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?

— Some

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

— Excellent

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Really good gluten free pancakes! Eggs are a no go here but it was nice to have pancakes for a change.

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?

— Some

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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Updated 7/2021 Not celiac safe I’ve been glutened the last two meals. As mentioned, disappointed because I ate at the Springfield location for years with no issues.

Very cautiously I call this celiac friendly. The Springfield location does much better. Menu offers a lot of options, I love the omelettes and the fish is always great.

Three visits, staff knowledge of menu, gf options, and cross contamination varied widely. Once glutened, though I asked several times if the fries were gluten free, if they’re fried in their own fryer, stating I’m celiac, wheat will make me very sick. Fries came out and after the first bite, I thought coated in batter. Yup, they are. When I flagged her down and asked they said, oh, I thought you were just asking if they were in their own fryer. 😕

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?

— Some

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

— Good

Celiac

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Unfortunately, it looks like Silver Diner has removed most of their gluten-free options from the menu. They do show gluten-free toast as a substitute but they are using same surfaces for pancakes and omelettes so cross contamination is a problem. Gluten-free is marked on the menu but there were very few items gluten-free other than the ala cart sides. Add that to the fact that someone thought jacking up the music volume was a a good idea and service was extremely slow. We decided to go elsewhere.

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?

— Not Much

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

— Poor

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