100% of 6 votes say it's Celiac friendly

San Diego International Airport, San Diego, CA 92101 Directions

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Not celiac
1 week ago

Super fresh, GLUTEN FREE meat, no buns, nice servers. I experienced this yummminess in the San Diego airport. $17 is a bit high, but piece of mind is priceless.

2 weeks ago
Celiac friendly

Everyone’s knowledgeable about gluten, AND they go the extra mile to not only change gloves, but get your toppings and salad base from the back, where it hasn’t been touched and there’s no cross-contamination possible! I’m so impressed. The turkey and vegan burgers do have gluten in them, but a beef burger in a salad bowl is totally safe. Also! By virtue of their limited offerings, the fries are the ONLY thing that’s fried in their fryer, so you can have regular or sweet potato fries with no problem.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Staff understands gluten & they have a dedicated dryer. I enjoyed my burger in a bowl.

Gluten Free Features

  • Bread/Buns
  • Burgers
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

  • At the Airport
  • Dairy-Free
  • Fast Food
  • Kid Friendly
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Online Ordering
  • Plant Based
  • Takeout
  • Vegan Friendly

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Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

terminal 1 gate 3-10 fantastic burger especially after a VERY long day. short blonde at register not only knew what gluten free was but immediately had staff handling my food change gloves. did i mention they have 100% gf sweet potato AND regular fries?? $16 for airport burger salad with fries. only thing that could make it better would be gf buns

Not celiac
3 years ago

Get a burger in a bowl. All their sauces are GF.

Celiac
4 years ago
Celiac friendly

Extremely knowledgeable. All I said was I am allergic to gluten and dairy, and voila! The message was passed from cashier to food prep worker to change her gloves and written on my order ticket. They even have all the gf sauces labeled for you. I had to wait an extra minute, if that, for my 50/50 fries (sweet potato and regular). All of the workers acknowledged the allergy and took every precaution. Thank you to the people who reviewed this place before me.

Celiac
4 years ago
Celiac friendly

Staff was entirely knowledgeable about allergies, and knew exactly the what and what not that I could have. The gluten free burgers come bun-less and with 3 toppings. It was honestly one of the best burgers I've had. Period. The fries were great as well. If you're stuck in the San Diego airport for whatever reason, I would highly recommend stopping by here.

Celiac
4 years ago
Celiac friendly

What a surprise! GF in an airport! We had gf burgers and Turkey burgers that was delicious! Gluten free fryer. The guy at the counter knew why I was asking what else was fried in the fryer. Definite recommend.

Reviews of this Chain

Celiac
4 days ago
Not celiac friendly

Had lunch today there. No gluten free menu. Fries are not safe as they share frier. They have chips but are not gf. They have gluten free bun. The quality for the price was a joke. Expensive to eat in plastic dishes. Specially the kids mini burger, they should be called micro burger.I do not which kind of kid could be satisfied with this...

Not celiac
4 days ago
Celiac friendly

Ens van agradar molt les hamburgueses. Les patates també. El local divertit i el noi que ens va servir molt amable.

Celiac
3 weeks ago

Really nice food and good gf options. Only problem is the drinks. They don't have any drinks in bottles only through the dispenser which can be contaminated so had to have no drink with meal

Not celiac
1 month ago

Great fries, no reaction. Last time I got a burger and fries an no reaction that time either.

Celiac
1 month ago
Celiac friendly

I went there with my boyfriend on a vacation, and the staff knew what I was asking for when I told them I was gluten free. They have a separate menu(I got the impossible burger, which is also vegetarian along with gf), and they have a separate fryer so it’s celiac safe. I also got a side salad and it was delicious. 10/10, defintely would recommend!

Celiac
1 month ago

Really good build your own burgers! They have GF buns. The fries are GF and really good.

Celiac
1 month ago
Celiac friendly

Very Nice! Nice service and very Good food. Ate there twice, both times very Good. I get sick of one crumble, and i haven’t gotten ill

Celiac
1 month ago

Was an ok meal, but a bit pricey. My burger was very dry and tasteless. I liked the sweet potato fries. Didn’t feel quite 100% after...

Not celiac
1 month ago

Great spot for fresh, premium burgers and fries! They have a separate gluten-free menu and GF bun, but the kids menu is not gluten-free. But my kid devoured his 1/3 lb burger, so I guess he didn't need the kids menu to begin with. Fantastic servers, too!

Celiac
1 month ago
Not celiac friendly

I have to take two stars off my review. Each time I eat here I am careful to ask about everything (or so I thought). I didn’t feel great a couple times but couldn’t imagine why because they seemed very careful so I chalked it up to coincidence. Then tonight when I realized the onion strings my husband ordered weren’t on my menu I asked about the fryer. My sweet potato fries are cooked IN THE SAME FRYER! He said they change the oil so it’s fine. What?! Burgers are good but do not eat the fries if you are celiac.

Celiac
1 month ago
Celiac friendly

The Counter is awesome. I have eaten here numerous times and the servers are all very knowledgeable about how the gluten food is prepared. As a family, we get the fries trio, substituting onion rings (NOT gluten free) for plain fries. The gluten free fries trio includes: Parmesan, sweet potato and plain French fries. I also recommended the gluten free Chipotle turkey burger. There are so many options, and custom burgers (or not, for your vegetarian friends) you can make. They accommodate everyone. Highly recommend this location.

Celiac
1 month ago
Celiac friendly

Food is unremarkable but my burger wad celiaci safe. Everything is clearly marked and the staff seemed to be reasonably confident.

Celiac
1 month ago
Celiac friendly

Staff were super knowledgeable and have a separate gf menu and separate fryer! Burger was delicious and will be going back 🙌

Celiac
1 month ago
Celiac friendly

Waitress had a relative with Celiac, so was very understanding. Burger and bun tested clean. Still has a dedicated fryer for the fries. 6/26/19

Celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

They're conscious of our plight. Great place to get GF burger and fries

Celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

Great gluten free knowledge. They have a dedicated fryer, but my server told me that they had been having some issues with cross contamination, so I shouldn't get fries. They do have gluten free buns. Very nice place, especially for an airport.

Celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

I’ve eaten here many times, including ordering via DoorDash. Food was always fine. Even the fries (Iget them every time).

Not celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

Very knowledgeable about gluten free options. Fries (sweet potato and regular) are gf. The bun for my grilled chicken sandwich was very nice and not too crumbly. I liked the veggie skewers. Attention to my order was very good. If you miss a good burger, this is a good option!

Celiac
2 months ago
Not celiac friendly

Tested my burger with Nima and gluten found.

Celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

Rosemarie who greeted us was VERY knowledgeable and helped me navigate the menu effortlessly. She crossed off all items with gluten. (Most places just shove an allergen binder at you, or worse just give you a blank look when you say “gluten”) so nice to be well taken care of!! Staff is very well taught.

2 months ago
Celiac friendly

The food was great and was very knowledgeable about what was gluten free.

Celiac
2 months ago
Celiac friendly

Very good and staff are knowledgeable. Good burger and Tito’s 🙏🏼 they also have GF shakes that are safe without the whipped cream

Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

Staff was very nice and friendly. Accommodated the gluten allergy very well and the fries were gluten free as well!

Celiac
3 months ago
Not celiac friendly

Personally I would not eat here as a Celiac. I have asked before, and the buns and impossible burgers (contain gluten) are all grilled on the same space as the regular burgers. They seemed reluctant to clean for me. They do have other food options, and fries are in a dedicated fyer. However; with the high staff turn over, and lack of knowledge about allergens I have encountered here... I would go elsewhere if you are very sensitive.

Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

The staff was very knowledgeable! I am Celiac and it was very safe. French fries were in a dedicated fryer. Food was delicious!!

Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

Dedicated fryer and a gluten free menu. Great service and the yummiest burgers as well as safe shoestring chips!! I only have great things to say. Also you can customise your entire burger to exclude and include things you don’t want and they will cook and put it all together. Yum!

Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

Fries and burger were very good. Did not get sick. Good experience.

Celiac
3 months ago
Not celiac friendly

The staff acted like they knew about gluten-free and they even handed me a menu. 5 minutes after eating a few bites burger though, I was ill in the bathroom. Never will go back- previous reviews led me astray :(

3 months ago
Celiac friendly

We ate here yesterday and I was SO nervous! My 5 year old twins have Celiac and have a severe reaction to gluten which is why we rarely eat out. I researched ahead of time and took a chance on this restaurant. I realized the poor reviews were from several years ago and there was one excellent, detailed review within the last few months. I was also nervous because we were a party of 9 and I always worry about overwhelming a server when I have such specific requests. Anyway, our lunch was phenomenal!!! My Celiac girls both had mini burgers on gluten free buns (one GF bun cut in half) and FRIES! They love fries and I never order them for fear of cross contamination but the server promised me there was a dedicated gluten free frier and everything turned out great! This restaurant absolutely made our day!!!

Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

Server went out of his way to double check that the fryer was safe. Have eaten here many times and felt ok afterwards. Great food!

Celiac
4 months ago
Celiac friendly

Great, knowledgeable staff! I had a create your own burger with a GF bun and fries and it was excellent. Highly recommend.

Celiac
4 months ago
Celiac friendly

Amazing burgers and gluten-free fries. Waiter was amazing and very knowledgeable about the gluten-free options. Tons of options and relatively reasonable price!

Celiac
4 months ago
Celiac friendly

I’ve eaten here a few times and never gotten sick. It is pretty straightforward what is gluten free on the menu. Dedicated fryer. Knowledgeable staff.

Celiac
4 months ago

Understood my allergy and cooked everything well so I did not get sick. But the bun fell apart so quickly I couldn’t eat it at all. I know this is typical of GF buns, but this was probably the worst one I’ve had. But the burger itself was delicious at least.

Celiac
4 months ago
Not celiac friendly

No gluten free menu or bread/buns as app suggested.

Celiac
4 months ago
Celiac friendly

Amazing food, amazing staff, extremely knowledgeable and caring.

Celiac
4 months ago
Celiac friendly

Based on previous reviews we made our way here. I have severe celiacs and end up in an ambulance on my way to the ER when I have any so eating in the airport is scary and very limited. Rosemarie was who greeted us and was very helpful. She crossed out all of the items I couldn’t eat. She informed us that the second fryer was down so not to eat the fries or bacon due to cross contamination right now. Should be fixed soon. Even if I get sick she informed my server and did her best to protect me. That’s a win as far as I’m concerned. Also the shakes are safe without whip cream

Celiac
4 months ago
Celiac friendly

Sooo, as I was reading the reviews, one person spoke of the infamous and majestic Rosemarie. Fear not friends, she is real and knows her stuff. She specifically took the time to mark off every item that wasn’t gluten free friendly and, as a 16 year celiac, she even knew a few ingredient choices that weren’t celiac friendly that I didn’t even know about. Pretty impressed. I haven’t gotten the food yet, I don’t know if it will taste as well as the service, but I don’t care. I’m hungry can I’ve been traveling all day, and I feel like I’m not going to be glutenated! Sweet!

Celiac
5 months ago

Great place. Staff was knowledgeable and helpful. Ordered A burger with GF bun - amazing. Close to the action in Times Square too! Will definitely come back next time in NYC!

5 months ago
Celiac friendly

The staff has been so helpful. They have a dedicated fryer and really good sweet potato fries.

5 months ago
Celiac friendly

We ate here with my celiac son who is quite sensitive to gluten. The servers were very knowledgeable about cross contact. They have a separate fryer for the French fries. The food was amazing and he didn’t have any reactions. We will definitely go back.

Celiac
5 months ago
Celiac friendly

Knowledgeable staff celiacs safe really solid burgers! Fries are also safe!

Celiac
5 months ago
Not celiac friendly

Three stars as a rating is required but didn’t eat here because couldn’t. They are gf friendly ONLY if you aren’t sensitive to cross contamination. Offer chips instead of fries but the burgers are just slapped,into a gf bun, with no effort at making them safe for celiacs.Was turned away as they said they couldn’t accommodate celiac. Disappointing since this is listed on this site as celiac friendly. Do appreciate the honesty. Miami airport was impossible to eat at as a celiac. Had to make do with cereal I’d brought and milk from Starbucks.

Celiac
5 months ago

Closed and no longer available

Celiac
6 months ago
Celiac friendly

Rosemarie was very knowledgeable. She is informed and alerted us to gluten preservatives in the organic whipped cream and American cheese. The staff was helpful and accommodating. The dedicated fryer was down, so my daughter was given potato chips instead. She was happy and felt safe eating here.

Celiac
6 months ago
Celiac friendly

GF buns. Asked if I had “allergy”. No separate fryer, so stay away from fries but they have other sides like guacamole and chips (chips not made in house).

Not celiac
6 months ago
Celiac friendly

Updating my previous review as I was able to try this place this time around. As others mention, Rosemarie is very helpful and takes the time to go through the menu and cross off items that are not gluten free. Was very impressed that she took the time given the busy environment. I had a hamburger with GF bun and various sides. Both normal and sweet potato fries are fried in a separate fryer so no issues there. —PREVIOUS REVIEW— Would have loved to try this place, but their posted hours are not correct. Was told they do not open until 7:30AM. Typical for airport restaurant to just do what they want.

Celiac
6 months ago
Celiac friendly

The food was amazing! One of the best burgers ever. Pricey. But good. And so many gf options. Separate menu and well trained staff.

Celiac
6 months ago
Not celiac friendly

The first few times I came here, I had no problems and enjoyed a good GF burger joint. The last two times I've gotten sick. The waiter came out and told me they put my burger/cheese on the wrong bun and were "melting new cheese" to put on the GF bun. I told him that I'm Celiac, and they have to re-make anything that came into contact with the gluten bun. He appeared to understand, but then my burger came out suspiciously quickly for having to be remade. Very disappointing.

Celiac
7 months ago

Attentive staff - I ordered online delivery and chose fries on the side. The manager called me to warn their fryer is not safe and substituted for something else. So even though I was dissappointed not to get fries I felt good knowing he was looking out. Would try again

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