Tender Greens

3.0 stars 3.0 out of 5 9 ratings
$Gluten Free Menu, Soup, Appetizers, Restaurant

1352 Locust St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596

(925) 937-5100
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    1 ratingOctober 19, 2015

    Poisoned my girl friend and cost me a weekend. If you've got Celiacs avoid this place like the plague.

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    5 ratingMay 28, 2015

    I tried Tender Greens today and was a little nervous because of previous reviews. I must say I'm severe celiac and I had NO ISSUES eating here. The manager was so careful about the cross contamination. When I placed my order he made sure everything was clean and monitored the staff. I will definitely be back

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    1 ratingOctober 06, 2013

    I talked to the chef and the su chef (not sure I spelled that right) and they were both very good at making suggestions when I told them I had Celiacs. Still, there was bread on my salad when it came out. So I'm giving them a thumbs down.

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    1 ratingSeptember 18, 2013

    Tender Greens is not Gluten Free friendly for any one with Celiacs. They are not knowledgeable about gluten free food safety. They cross contaminate all over the place. They cut the meat and chicken same place as they cut bread. They put bread on my salad after I told them I am gluten free and have celiacs. They cook the chicken and meat on same grill as they toast the bread. They are not knowledgeable or careful. The manager just didn't care about being safe. I did get sick here. Will never eat there again. Not Gluten free and should not be advertised as so.

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    4 ratingSeptember 11, 2013

    My favorite place in walnut creek

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    2 ratingAugust 13, 2013

    Someone reviewed here and said everything is GF except the sandwiches. Absolutely not true and I didn't find the staff knowledgeable and careful. Ordered a Thai chicken salad. Was originally told everything was fine as long as they took off the fried wontons. Waited 10 minutes and then was told the dressing had soy sauce which wasn't GF. So they picked another dressing that was GF and delivered the salad with wontons. They remade it quickly, but just didn't seem organized around GF eating.

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    5 ratingMarch 04, 2013

    Our family loves Tender Greens for the fresh, organic, locally sourced food. The staff is knowledgeable about allergens will guide you to customize your meal, as needed.

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    5 ratingJune 13, 2012

    Everything is gluten free but the bread so avoid the sandwiches. Cafeteria style, fresh, local, organic pick your protein and have it on a plate with Yukon mashies and a salad, or choose a big or small salad or any of their soups or daily specials! Dressings are gluten free, some deserts too. Something for everyone and you can't find better pricing! Great atmosphere, friendly staff.

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    4 ratingJune 11, 2017

    2071 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

    Love this restaurant. Food is delicious and everyone in my family gets something they really like. When we told the chef my son had celiac he got out all fresh cutting boards to avoid cross contamination.

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    5 ratingJanuary 30, 2016

    21247 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503

    I've eaten at other Tender Green locations and have yet to get sick so was very excited when this restaurant opened in the South Bay. Fresh food and knowledgeable staff, although not a gluten-free facility, they will help in selecting items on their menu that is gluten free. Delicious!

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    1 ratingJanuary 18, 2016

    2400 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106

    I was very disappointed in this restaurant today. My husband and I are just beginning our Gluten Free journey and figured this would be a great healthy choice for lunch. They not only didn't have a gluten free menu, but items on the menu were not labeled as such nor were the staff helpful when selecting items that were gluten free. Their response was simply "I think most of it is gluten free". That means nothing to someone that needs a meal that is completely free of gluten. After finally deciding on a chicken dish with mixed vegetables and a side salad and specifically requesting no croutons be added and assured it didn't come with it, when our meals came a large slice of toasted bread was placed on top of our meal. Ugh! You'd think after asking every question under the sun about what would be best to order they would have eliminated the bread knowing our concerns and restrictions. This was our first and last time. Celiacs beware... Best to not take the chance.

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    5 ratingJuly 09, 2015

    30 Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

    Check out their menu online -- they provide full allergen information. I often get the chicken cobb or tuna nicoise salads ... but make sure to ask for no crostini! The default, of course, is to include the bread.

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    4 ratingJune 19, 2015

    2400 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106

    Staff was very knowledgable about cross contamination and substations for items that contain gluten. Staff changed their gloves and prepared food items where gluten had not been present!

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    5 ratingOctober 20, 2014

    9523 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

    Had the Thai octopus salad with a substitute gf dressing and it was delicious!!!

Gluten-Free Features

  • Appetizers
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Soup


  • Restaurant
11 am - 9 pm
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