1935 S Val Vista Dr, Mesa, AZ 85204 Directions

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Lots of gluten free options, everything is marked on their menu. Sushi staff washed hands and changed gloves before making a gluten free roll. The build your own bowls seem very safe and have very little risk of cross contamination because all of their grilled meats are gluten free and the sauces are kept separate and given to customers in to-go ramekins.

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Gluten Free Features

  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

  • Asian
  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Japanese
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout
  • Vegetarian Friendly

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I have celiac and another allergy. They didn’t prepare my meal safely. When we tried to resolve the issue, we were given a blank gift card as the refund. When I went to use the gift card, Ronnie wouldn’t redeem it. He said we write these types of things in a book. Then I tried to redeem what he said would be put into the book but he refused to make the situation right. Ronnie should be fired for being unprofessional and displaying poor customer service. I would characterize him as a person who discriminated against folks with food allergies. He would rather not do business with people with food allergies or take responsibility for his staff or his own actions. Avoid this location!!! My secondary allergy is life-threatening anaphylactic and it’s understandable that accidents happen but either reimburse people with a refund or comp their meal at the same value that they spent.

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Soooo sick after eating here. It’s pretty dirty. Drive to any of the Ftco Locations instead

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Absolutely love their gluten free chicken teriyaki bowl! Just tell the staff if you have an allergy and they’ll accommodate and change the cutting boards and gloves.

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Good food and attention to allergies. Gluten free teriyaki or soy sauce.

Not celiac

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Food was good but not celiac friendly.

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I have eaten here 3 times without a reaction. I am a very sensitive person to gluten. The sushi is good enough, but I had a teriyaki bowl last time and it was also good. I didn't think I would eat it all but...I did.

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Riverside isn’t known for its GF food, but I was pleased to find I had a lot of options here. It’s not the best sushi I’ve ever had, but when I’m traveling I’m pretty much just happy if I don’t get sick. They have poke bowls, bento boxes, and a variety of choices of sauces and proteins. I’d definitely come here again. This place is more of a fast food type of restaurant than a sit-down sushi place.

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My food did not get me sick, but my brother did get food poisoning from the sushi. I would be careful eating here regarding looking out for things other than gluten.

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I have eaten at this location several times and never gotten glutened. I always make sure to tell them I have Celiac. The food is delicious, and the staff is super friendly.

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Celiac here and always have good luck with this location. Menu is clearly marked and staff will take extra precautions if you tell them up front that you are celiac. Great staff who is always friendly and helpful. GF soy sauce is available.

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Have been very good with allergies.

Celiac

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This place seemed pretty good, I age here with no reaction! The staff was very aware of the gluten free options. I felt safer sticking to the rolls rather than trying a whole bowl.

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First time trying it and it was really good. They have tons of gluten free options. They did ask if it was an allergy so they can make sure to prepare it safely. They even have gluten free soy sauce.

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Good food and nice people. Not sure if celiac friendly but fun place to go. I’m celiac and I didn’t get sick but I’m nervous to say it’s celiac friendly since there’s always a risk when it’s not dedicated.

Celiac

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Delicious food, knowledgeable dude gave me gf info. I had the bahn mi bowl and had no reaction. Definitely recommend

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The staff is so careful about gluten free food. On a busy night I ordered a build your own bowl and I added crispy onions which aren’t gluten free. The people cooking noticed right away and were quick to let me know and suggested other things that were gluten free. The only downside is it isn’t the fastest place to get take out, but they are careful and it’s definitely worth hanging out for a minute to get your food. Love the atmosphere. Also most of their sushi is gluten free and almost everything there can be modified to be gluten free.

Not celiac

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There are a lot of options to choose from. Everything that’s GF is clearly labeled on the menu. Fast, healthy options, careful with cross contamination. We love this place!

Celiac

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I have dined here one time and had a good experience.

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This is my favorite place to come when I visit Colorado! Their gluten free teriyaki is amazing, and I’ve never once gotten sick. Gluten free is marked on their regular menu!

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Loved it! Brought the whole family here to eat (myself and two of my children are celiac) & we were impressed with the selection of gluten-free menu items and sauces! The staff was very friendly and took extra care with our orders to avoid cross-contamination. They changed their gloves and prepared our meals on a safe, separate work station. I was very happy with the food and service, so stoked to finally find another safe gluten-free option :) Amazing job, 5 Stars!

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They have everything clearly marked on menu and you can build your own bowl as well. They take care for cross contamination if you ask. Some of the staff had general attitudes so I’m giving a 4 star instead of 5 but the food was good

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They have great gf options and do a great job preparing food separately. I eat here all the time and never have a problem!

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We went as a special treat. My daughter and I. Have not had trouble in the past. I am not sure if they didnt put allergy on the order or not. But the person who made my sushi didn't change her gloves and plated my daughter non gf sushi on the same plate! They did however give me gf soy sauce. I will not be back!!!!

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We eat here routinely and have never had a glutening. It's not a GF restaurant, but if you tell them when you order that you're celiac, they change their gloves and take it very seriously. The food is pretty good, especially for kids and teens. They only have GF teriyaki sauce; I think the other sauces have gluten. But if you're careful about sauce and noodles, pretty much everything else is GF.

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Best sushi I’ve had in a long time! Very accommodating for someone in from out of town! Highly recommend!!!

Not celiac

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Good and fast service with lots of GF options.

Celiac

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it's safe but sometimes I think they didn't cook the chicken enough haha

Not celiac

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GF clearly marked on the menu, and they'll happily change gloves and prep area. (Anytime you ask for an ingredient to be excluded, they ask "allergy or preference".) GF soy sauce available for sushi!

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They did a really decent job accommodating me. Food was good, not great. Would return in a pinch.

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Everything tasted gross. Everyone’s meat was cold and sushi tasted like plastic. Soup was cold nobody in my party liked it. Would not recommend

Celiac

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I'm very sensitive and felt totally fine eating here. They even have GF California rolls (they use real crab meat, not imitation).

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This place is hit or miss. Ive had a decent meal, and my companion really enjoyed his. And another time, all 3 of us were highly disappointed.

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I used to love Tokyo Joe's, but they have really gone downhill fast. They no longer put the gluten allergy alert on the receipt and they start your order before they finish taking it, with no prior notice to the cooking staff that you need to eat gluten free. I get a dismissive "yeah, yeah" from the order taker and he finally notifies the cook. That's all in addition to the fact that their portion sizes have decreased and your vegetables are either mushy or raw, nothing in between. I used to go here once a week or more, but I'm done with this place!

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They are great with gf and cc. they will change gloves, and when making sushi will even change prep area so it's not cc. I feel safe eating their sushi, as it's real crab, and they don't marinate the fish in soy sauce for flavor like many sushi places.

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They are great with gf and cc. they will change gloves, and when making sushi will even change prep area so it's not cc. I feel safe eating their sushi, as it's real crab, and they don't marinate the fish in soy sauce for flavor like many sushi places.

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They have gf sushi and Japanese, plus teriyaki sauce that you can buy fresh that they jar. ❤️ So you can go home and make some for a meal later. Prices are reasonable.

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Food is great but service is terrible. sushi chef gets mad because they have to change gloves for gf. took 20 minutes to get my food last 2 times we went. and I'm pregnant! we won't go back.

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They have gluten free teriyaki sauce that is brought in a separate container. They have other gluten free sauces as well. The food is very good and they take steps to avoid cross contamination.

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Healthy options that my family of four loves. We eat here fairly regularly (a few times a month). It's also decently priced for what I consider to be gourmet fast food.

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This place is great and serves AMAZING food! I have celiac and have never been sick after eating Tokyo Joe's. Food is light and healthy and LOTS of options!

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I have been here three times and each time I told them that I have an allergy and need to be GF. Each time I was sick from cross contamination. I have not had issues with other stores, just this one.

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Delicious and very helpful staff. Good labeling of what is gf.

Celiac

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I absolutely had a wonderful experience here. The manager, Mr. Ali Smith greeted us with a smile and set a tone for a relaxed night out with my husband and grandbaby. Everything was made simple with clear marking by all items for any allergies or food preferences. I was very surprised by the ease I had in ordering. The food was very good and we were checked on to make sure we were happy. when we were finished Mr. Smith came over and chatted and we told him about the app I used to find him since he had said many times that gluten free was their specialty, in my opinion they do a spectacular job and are prepared to make boast. I had a great time great food and found me a new gem of a place 😊 I recommend going to see Mr. Ali and see for yourself

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Only Tokyo Joes that ever gets me sick. Three times in a row and this location is off my safe list.

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Great sauce options that are GF. They even asked it GF was an allergy or just a preference. Yum!!

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Gluten Free teriyaki sauce

Not celiac

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Quite a few gluten free options. Even asked if I had an allergy if they needed to change cutting boards or knives.

Celiac

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They have expanded their gluten free options and only use real crab! This reduces contamination risk so much! As a Celiac with Gluten Ataxia (paralysis) eating out is a rare luxury. I have had great success with this location.

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Amazing place! I've eaten at this location for over two years and have never gotten glutened! They're very knowledgeable regarding celiac disease and various other health issues. So many options from sushi, sushi bowls (salmon poke is heaven), build your own bowls and various signature bowls! I love the food so much!

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Just let them know that you have a gluten allergy and to change their gloves. The sushi I had was great and didn't have any symptoms!

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