The Smith

14 recent ratings
$$ • Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Omelets
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12 ratings

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901 F St NW
Washington, DC 20004
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Celiac

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(Celiac diner here) Gluten-free protocol is EXCELLENT: manager checks on the meal, plates are literally FLAGGED so you know you have a gluten-free dish, they use a gluten-free dedicated fryer, and the French fries are AWESOME! Goat cheese omelet! Burger without the bun is soooo delicious (with garlic aioli), I didn’t miss the bun. Great brunch Saturday and Sunday with awesome brunch cocktails (included with some entrees). We ate here every day because it is reassuring to see their diligence.

Safety


Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free fryer
Updated 1 week ago read full review

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the wait staff was very knowledgeable about allergies and accompanying! our food was amazing! 10/10!

Safety


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

— Very

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
Updated 1 month ago read full review

Celiac

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Pasta was very okay, got the gf rigatoni with the truffle cream sauce. Probably not worth $25

Safety


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

— Somewhat

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

Updated 2 months 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

  • Gluten-Free Menu
  • Omelets

Categories

  • Allergy Friendly
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Dinner
  • Dog Friendly
  • Healthy
  • Kid Friendly
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Restaurant
  • Vegan Friendly

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Symptomatic Celiac

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Got a gluten free pasta dish here and shared the honey crisp apple salad too! The waiter made sure to talk to the chef and flagged the meal for gluten free without cross contamination. They even placed a red allergy flag on my pasta and when the server came with it they called it “gluten free rigatoni alla vodka” which was so nice not to ask to do one last double check that it was safe! The place was busy, so I was glad we had a reservation. The food tasted great, but definitely a heavier meal!

Safety


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

— Very

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?

— Excellent

Updated 5 months ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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The jalapeño cheese grits are amazing.

The gluten free pasta is good. I asked for more cheese for flavor.

The waitress was very very knowledge about the menu and gluten free items.

No to fries (😒) how can you make fries gluten based when all you doing is frying potatoes lol

You do need to ask about more gluten free options outside of the pasta which is marked

Safety


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

— Very

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?

— Most/All

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

— Excellent

Updated 7 months ago read full review

Gluten Sensitive

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I would not go back again. First the seat was very dirty. The staff cleaned up the crumbs but turns out my daughter stained her white pants as there was also ketchup smeared all down the booth’s side walls. The place was extremely loud and conversations were hard. But most significant, first server had no idea about gluten and the manager couldn’t answer questions. That put little faith into the 2nd server assigned to us and to the kitchens safety. Finally, none of us cared for the dishes we ended up ordering.

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 10 months ago read full review

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Food was good. Had raw oysters, steak with chimichurri. Food was flagged. Very loud, a little cramped.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

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?

— Some

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

— Excellent

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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Great service and great food! Only GF substitute noted on the menu is the pasta but waiter was very knowledgeable and confirmed everything that we asked about with the chef. After we ordered, manager came over to confirm order and let us know GF meal would be marked with a red flag. Our daughter is super sensitive and we did not have any issues!

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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Good food. Said we were celiac and staff was serious and made sure to avoid cross contamination. Even flagged it with an allergy marker.

Safety


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

— Very

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

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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The waiter was super knowledgeable about what on the menu was gluten free and made sure to check with the chef on one dish he was uncertain about. Food came out with red flags indicating the dishes were gluten free which is always reassuring. Had the spaghetti bolognese (with gluten free penne), mashed potatoes and coffee ice cream for dessert. All was very good and no reactions!

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Food comes out flagged or marked gluten-free

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?

— Some

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

— Good

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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We got a reservation the same day. We did have to wait for about 15 mins even with reservations. It was really busy and a bit loud. The vibe was very energetic. The waiter - Carlos promptly took our order and checked in on us several times. The food was great and they did have gluten free options if you ask. They marked it with red flags to note the allergy.

Safety


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

— Very

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?

— Excellent

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Asymptomatic Celiac

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Staff was very knowledgeable- doubled checked my order with the kitchen to make sure it could be made gluten free. I had the salmon- a bit spicy, but very good!

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?

— Excellent

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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Many options on the menu can be accommodated for GF. Additionally, the waitress could very clearly state to me what was GF and how things would be adjusted and that they were not at risk for cross contamination. Just make sure to say you are GF and they are exceptionally good at accomodating for allergies!

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked
  • Food comes out flagged or marked gluten-free

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?

— Some

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Dog friendly
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Good vegetarian options
  • Good with other allergies
  • Offers outdoor seating
  • Reservations recommended
Updated 1 year ago read full review

Overall Rating

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Excellent restaurant! Staff was very knowledgeable and understood celiac. They cleaned the area before making my food. Gluten free pasta was amazing!

Safety


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

— 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?

— Excellent

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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the staff was very knowledgeable about celiac disease and gluten free, and made sure i could get meats or pastas gluten free. my food came out marked with a little flag to mark it as an allergy! the food was delicious and i also got a desert gluten free! highly recommend!

Safety


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

— Very

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?

— Some

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

— Excellent

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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While options were a bit limited, the staff is friendly and knowledgeable and my food was clearly prepared specially with a GF flag to mark it, and my waiter bringing it out separately. The food was delicious, the drinks were amazing, and the location is adorable!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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The staff was nice and knowledgeable. They put a red flag in my food to ensure the kitchen knew about my dietary needs. I had the kale salad and will go back again! It’s delicious. They have a nice drink selection, too.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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super knowledgeable, but not many options. there isn’t actually any gluten free bread, pasta, or dessert.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Food was AMAZING! No gluten free menu but waiter was very knowledgeable on what was gluten free and helped me through the menu. No cross-contamination and Good for people with celiac!

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

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I went here tonight with someone who has celiacs. The restaurant had a GF menu and when she ordered the GF option, the waiter asked if preference or allergy. Once she identified as an allergy, the waiter said he got it and food may take a bit longer. Then the manager came out, went over their steps to ensure safety, and said her food would have a red flag denoting GF. The food was all delicious and seemed very safe.

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

Overall Rating

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I had a great experience here. The owner came out to reassure me that my allergy was being taken with proper precautions. I got the penne vodka and it was delicious.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

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?

— Excellent

Celiac

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We had an excellent experience! Ellen was very knowledgeable about celiac and gluten free safety, and the manager Chris came out to assure me of everything they did to keep me safe. We had the pressed chicken (best chicken skin I’ve ever had!!), the spaghetti Bolognese with gluten free penne, and the burritos as an appetizer. Ellen even brought my daughter a cookie with a candle in it when she found out we were celebrating her 16th birthday! 10/10

Safety


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

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the 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

Celiac

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An amazing experience overall! Server was extremely knowledgeable about the GF options and asked me after I mentioned gluten if it was celiac or a sensitivity. After I ordered the GF pasta and a salad the manager came over to me and personally assured me about cross contamination practices and their flagging system. The atmosphere was great and food was delicious. They even had a GF beer!

Safety


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

— Very

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dinner
Symptomatic Celiac

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Very few gf options, staff was not helpful, ended up not eating

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?

— Not Much/None

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