The Counter

2 recent ratings
$$ • Fast Food Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Bread/Buns, Burgers
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2 ratings

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San Diego International Airport
San Diego, CA 92101

Most Recent Reviews


Celiac

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Nothing gf here

Safety


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

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much/None

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

— Poor

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Overall Rating

Review


No gluten free options

Safety


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

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much/None

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

— Average

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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The woman at the counter was familiar with celiacs and made sure the kitchen was taking precautions (like changing gloves and cleaning the grill. Expensive and nothing special but a warm meal at an airport is a treat for me.

Safety


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

— 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?

— Average

Updated 3 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
  • Burgers
  • Gluten-Free Menu

Categories

  • At the Airport
  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Fast Food
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Online Ordering
  • Vegan Friendly

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We are at the San Diego airport, super disappointed that they have NO GF options. We were counting on eating here and there was no menu like people said in the past. Bummer

Safety


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

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much/None

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

— Poor

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Gluten Intolerant

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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.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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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 friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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Updated 7 years ago read full review

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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

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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

Updated 8 years ago read full review

Celiac

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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 friendly?

Yes

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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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 friendly?

Yes

Updated 9 years ago read full review

Celiac

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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.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 9 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

Celiac

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Just been told the fries are not cooked in GF oil, despite being on the GF menu. Have been here a few times, mentioned my celiac, and never been told about the contamination risk with the fries, which is disappointing to say the least.

Safety


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

— Not very

Quality & Quantity


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

Overall Rating

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Not good. I went there years ago and had no reaction, but recently I went and got an impossible burger on a gluten free bun with a side of fries. Initially, I wanted to get the vegan veggie burger because meat affects me so I asked if it was gluten free and the server went to check. When he came back he said “it has soy in it so it’s not gluten free” I was super confused and said soy didn’t have gluten and he responded “ok but it does though”. So that was off putting and I wasn’t warned the fries didn’t have a dedicated fryer which I should’ve asked but didn’t think to because I didn’t have a reaction the first time I went. Unfortunately, I ended up getting very sick. I would avoid this place if you have any allergies or celiacs because not only is the staff somewhat rude, but the food will probably give you a reaction.

Safety


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

— 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/None

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

— Average

Symptomatic Celiac

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Fantastic fries!!! My Buffalo burger (with optional non-dairy cheese!) was phenomenal and my whole family was happy with our variety of gf and non-gf items.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free fryer

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

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

— Excellent

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Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
Celiac

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The organic bison burger was fantastic and the shoe string fries are the BEST anywhere! Irregular burgers are great too, but the bison burger is also organic. The gluten-free buns are delicious. They are so good about accommodating gluten allergy. Love the selection on the menu and all the toppings. Super clean food and taste the best. Service was great oh and they dropped their prices a lot so it's much more reasonably priced than it used to be. They have a full bar and the vibe is great. It's a keeper.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free fryer

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

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

— Excellent

Overall Rating

Review


Numerous gluten free options. One of the best burgers I’ve ever had

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free fryer

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

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

— Excellent

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