Sugar Bear

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 21 ratings
$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Burgers + 9 more
100% of 8 votes say it's Celiac friendly

101 West Michigan Avenue, Paw Paw, MI 49079 Directions

(269) 657-4841
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    2 rating
    July 23, 2017

    We have been here twice. Both times the service was very slow. The second time we were one of two customers in the restaurant, with 2 waiters and 3 working in kitchen (that I could see). The waiters were not efficient or friendly. Our lunch took 45 minutes to come out after ordering and the food was just ok. Pretty pricey, I thought, for portion size. My Celiac daughter had no problem with the food so that was definitely a positive.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 17, 2017

    Good options, careful with preparation, staff familiar with allergy protocol.

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    4 rating Celiac friendly
    July 14, 2017

    Very surprising in a small town. Had GF hamburger and fries. Dedicated fryer. Delicious! Many GF options including ice cream and GF CONES!!!! Very knowledgeable staff. Excellent!!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    July 04, 2017

    We were rained out while camping and drive into town for dinner. This place is amazing. Servers were friendly and very careful. All food was made to order. We had burgers, and they were really, really good. The meat was juicy and the burgers were thick. The GF buns were surprising--I usually go bunless because GF buns just crumble away, but not these. The spinach and tomatoes on the burgers were fresh and ripe. Fries were perfectly seasoned and prepared in a dedicated fryer. The kitchen has dedicated prep areas. They even had dairy-free ice cream which was a real treat. This place was so good we stopped again on our way out of town. Our celiac family loved to support this business!

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    5 rating
    August 09, 2016

    Just about all menu items can be made gluten free!! My kids had the grilled cheese and a cheeseburger and both liked the food. The ham and turkey on white (non gf) was very good too. Then topped it off with gluten free ice cream cones! Very nice and super cute place

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    2 rating
    August 31, 2015

    Basic at best. I had BLT and it was good but Husband had hot dog and got sick.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 06, 2015

    I'm Celiac so must be GF and I'm vegan by choice. The Sugar Bear is a dream come true for me. Both GF and vegan options on the menu and a wait staff that is allergy-knowledgable and friendly. I had the veggie burger on a GF bun, chips, and chocolate soy ice cream on a GF cone. The owner is Celiac and obviously understands the need for allergy-friendly food places. I will return here again, even if I have to go out of my way. This is a definite 'find' for those that need a safe place to eat. Wish there were more of them!

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    5 rating
    July 25, 2015

    Lots of very good options for food and even had gf ice cream cones! Very popular place, lots of people there

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    5 rating
    June 05, 2015

    Great place for people with not only a gluten allergy, but dairy as well. They also have vegan options. They were very friendly and helpful about the gluten free menu and were willing to answer a ton of questions. Owner has celiac disease so they have a dedicated space for food allergies. Overall a great place!!

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    4 rating
    May 11, 2014

    Great options for people were need GlutenFree and vegan options. I definitely recommend it!

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    5 rating
    October 27, 2013

    Lots of options! Really knowledgable staff! Great little place!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    October 10, 2013

    Stopped by during road trip. Great menu with tons of options including desserts! Will come again if in area.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 12, 2013

    SUPER DUPER!! Had a GREAT menu - the owner brought my meal out wearing a glove, she has celiac herself and knows all about contamination. Great options! Kids eat free on Thursday (with paid adult entree)!! Had an amazing olive burger on GF bun with potato salad and coleslaw and for dessert had a marvelous peanut butter parfait with hot fudge and salted caramel cup ice cream.

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    5 rating
    May 28, 2013

    Great GF choices for kids, adults and including desserts. Great quick stop when we were on the road. Very kid friendly!

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    5 rating
    February 13, 2013

    great service, tons of gluten free options. We hot a GF cheeseburger & GF hotdog. yum

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    5 rating
    December 14, 2012

    Adorable place we found on a road trip. Something for both me, gluten free and my 3 yr old. Impressed with the menu and the allergy awareness. The food was wonderful and a nice change of pace for this newly gluten free mom. Kid's play corner was a welcome surprise on a long road trip. Plan to stop next time we're through!

Gluten-Free Features

  • Bread/Buns
  • Burgers
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Hot Dogs
  • Sandwiches

Categories

  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Pescetarian Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Vegetarian Friendly
Monday
2 pm - 7 pm
Tuesday
11 am - 7 pm
Wednesday
11 am - 7 pm
Thursday
11 am - 7 pm
Friday
11 am - 7 pm
Saturday
11 am - 7 pm
Sunday
2 pm - 7 pm

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