The Green Sage Coffeehouse and Cafe

4.0 stars 4.0 out of 5 22 ratings
$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Cafe
80% of 15 votes say it's Celiac friendly

5 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

(828) 252-4450
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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 10, 2017

    Gluten free biscuits (with or without vegan mushroom gravy) are absolutely delicious. Everything on the menu is clearly marked. It's a shared kitchen so things are marked as gluten sensitive as opposed to gluten free. But the food is delicious. I had a Sante fe omelet with a gfree biscuit and their veggie hash. Amazing.

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    5 rating
    August 10, 2017

    This place has gluten free biscuits. BISCUITS. All the food here was excellent, great tea too!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    May 18, 2017

    This place was super yummy and great for some fresh and healthy eats; all of their wraps could be made gluten free with a collard wrap, a lettuce wrap, or even a GF bun. Amazing smoothie choices as well! I have a gluten intolerance and ate here three times on my trip without any problems at all, plus all of their bowls are an amazing option! I got one twice and was completely satisfied with extra left over for another meal! My partner got a GF biscuit sandwich every time with the chipotle maple tempeh bacon which was phenomenal! Definitely would highly recommend for anyone looking for tasty and healthy GF food!

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    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    May 13, 2017

    Be careful here! I ordered a gluten free wrap and was served a wheat wrap. Wish I had discovered it before I took a few bites. My wrap was replaced with a GF one and refunded for the meal. Unfortunately, I was ill afterwards.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    April 07, 2017

    They are amazing here. Our daughter with Celiac and two of us with NCGS ate here twice on our Asheville trip with no issues. GF biscuit is yummy. Make sure you tell them you have Celiac and they will take care of you. They have great hot cocoa which we had with almond milk.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    October 03, 2016

    They have celiac sensitive options. Let them know you have celiac and they will do there very best to keep you safe. I had the Waldorf wrap it was delicious. My daughter is dairy free and they went above and beyond to be sure she felt special. And they made my son homemade chocolate milk!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    April 10, 2016

    Needless to say, I went back the day after because the GF biscuits were THAT good! Celiac friendly & very knowledgable!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    December 22, 2015

    Delicious baked goods, wraps, and drinks.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    June 16, 2015

    I had a gf biscuit which was a really neat treat. Very tasty.

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    4 rating
    April 06, 2015

    To die for GF biscuits! I had the egg and biscuit sandwich with habanero cheese and root hash. Delicious. Would be five stars but both mine and my companions lattes were lukewarm at best. Will definitely be back.

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    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    March 17, 2015

    This place used to be great! Recently had the same issue as others-they aren't careful and they're clueless. Eat here at your own risk!

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    October 10, 2014

    Hubby and I were here 3 times during our 5-day stay in Asheville. Loved the pumpkin spice smoothie and also the latte version. Also loved the chicken and cashew curry wrap. On the last visit he had the gf breakfast burrito and I had the Pura Vida Bowl, both very good. I had to have dairy free as well as GF, and that was no problem for them. Only note of caution is that they don't guarantee against cross contamination, so that could be problematic for those who are on the more sensitive side; hence only 4 stars (otherwise a 5).

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    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    July 23, 2014

    As soon as I stayed asking questions about how is their bread and biscuits gf, the girl at the counter said. ... I don't really know. The owner just says that they are gf. They have TONS of gf options that include bread or wraps in some form. But I was not comfortable with the answer I got. So all I had was grits and a coffee. I recommend eat at your own risk. I chose not to. My non celiac family said the biscuits were to die for.

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    5 rating
    May 17, 2014

    We always find ourselves wanting more of this place! Been here multiple times, will keep coming back!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    May 10, 2014

    Fabulous food! I had the coconut curry rice bowl; the small was plenty in terms of portions. Will definitely be back.

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    May 03, 2014

    Stopped here for a iced coffee while walking the streets of downtown Asheville. Was surprised there was no outdoor seating but was intrigued enough to go in. There were lots of GF options, particularly with breakfast items. If you are looking for some coffee and a snack I would recommend it.

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    4 rating
    February 15, 2014

    We decided to check this place out while visiting the area. We came around 11:45 on a sat so the line was out the door but I think the wait was worth it. Hands down the best coffee I've had. I love having almond milk lattes. I ordered the roasted turkey BLT. I asked for it in a gfree wrap since their gfree bread contains egg. Super good and amazing fries! They had at least 8 diff gfree baked goods too but only 2 were vegan and gfree. I got the chocolate almond brownie and it was very good. I gave it only 4 stars because even though it was freezing out they wouldn't allow us to hold our puppy inside. So we had to keep him in the car. If you have food allergies, check this out! I'm pretty sure most if not all was organic as well.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    September 12, 2013

    Great place to pick up an omelet breakfast! They even had a gf biscuit!! And the sweet potato home fries are fantastic! Within walking distance of Sweet Peas hostel.

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    5 rating
    August 15, 2013

    The sweet potato fries were outrageous! Lots of GF choices, friendly staff!

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    December 13, 2012

    The food is 5+ stars but the service is one star at best. The staff is never friendly and almost appear to be annoyed by you. I only go for the great food-allergy choices. Food is very slow to come out but I can live with that because I know it's being made fresh. Please address your wait staff/client service issues.

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    5 rating
    June 29, 2012

    Amazing little full service coffee shop with delicious food and many GF options, including biscuits and bagels! The atmosphere is very laid back, the coffee is strong, and all their food is delicious!

Gluten-Free Features

  • Celiac Friendly
  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

  • Cafe
Monday
7 am - 6 pm
Tuesday
7 am - 6 pm
Wednesday
7 am - 6 pm
Thursday
7 am - 6 pm
Friday
7 am - 6 pm
Saturday
7 am - 6 pm
Sunday
7 am - 6 pm
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