I loved that they have a paleo menu, we got the spaghetti squash with house-made vegan ricotta cheese and added a burger patty for protein. We split the drink “O.G.” which was sparkling water with ginger, lime, and honey. Mmm. Kind and friendly servers, seperate prep areas and the greeter is celiac too - which I thought was awesome.
Amazing Gf/Df and vegan options. A little pricey but every once in awhile its worth it. Had the most amazing strawberry rhubarb crisp that was gf with a scoop of the most delicious vanilla ice cream from Villa dolce (coconut milk). I was told they have a separate area to toast gf bread etc. I never know if I’ve experienced cross contamination since I’m not celiac but this place seems legit. Our waitress even told me she has RA and strictly avoids a number of foods including all gluten.
I've eaten here twice & had reactions both times. I gave it another shot due to such rave reviews & now I'm sitting here in pain and wishing I never had! If you are celiac/ sensitive to cross contamination I would avoid it. There are so many great places to eat in San Diego that are safe!
Love this place! I used to go to the one in Atlanta frequently and now I live in San Diego and was so glad to see a True Food here. They have items marked gf on their menu and the staff is very knowledgeable about allergies and cross contamination. My favorites are the hummus with gf pita bread, panang curry, inside out quinoa burger, street tacos, and the chia seed pudding for dessert!
I love the clean, fresh food and they always have a good selection of tasty GF choices. Their kale-ade is my favorite of their drinks. I'm a highly sensitive Celiac who tends to get cross-contaminated sick at even typically "trusted" places. I've eaten here at least six times so far & haven't once gotten ill. I love it.
Staff were very friendly, lots of GF options on the menu (went for Sunday AM brunch). They noted a gluten allergy when they served each of my dishes...which felt odd at first but was reassuring that the message really made it from the server to the chefs to the food runner. I’m newly diagnosed so I may not notice if I “get glutened” but I look forward to returning here.
Gave them four stars because they had to remake my gluten free, butternut squash w/ vegan almond ricotta cheese pizza. (First order came with carmelized onions which I had asked to omit). Very tasty pizza. Slow service.
The food tasted good and there were a variety of options.
Staff was well informed and food was excellent. Warning: not all of their refreshers are gluten free but staff was able to tell me mine was safe. Had the Korean noodle bowl with shrimp and it was great, no reaction.
I alerted staff prior to our special occasion visit. Had the vegetable crudite and cauliflower appetizers. For entree I had the seabass. It was heavenly. Didnt get sick. What a gem!!
Before celiac, I thought this place was very safe for those with celiac disease. After my diagnosis, it was the first place I went out to eat. I had a burger wrapped in lettuce with avocado. I had a side of kale salad with nothing on it and champagne vinaigrette. I was terribly sick within 30 minutes. They bake here in an open kitchen. I would stay away if you have celiac disease.
One of my favorite restaurants of all time. Great food, extremely conscientious about food allergies & celiac, lots of veggies (many organic), very accommodating servers, nice outdoor seating. Also, their cocktails are made with freshly squeezed juices and they serve brunch!! I just adore this place.
Amazing! So many options and the chicken avocado wrap (on gf pita) was delicious
Good food, good service, even a happy hour. GF is indicated on the menu and many that are not can have GF subs . However there is a risk of cross contamination. I’m not celiac but GF sensitive - I had no problems. The curry is delicious
The food and atmosphere are good, and the staff is friendly, however both times I’ve eaten here I ended up getting sick. The first time I had a burger on a gluten free bun and the server and manager assured me how safe it was for celiacs. I was sick before I left the building. I decided to give it another shot and ordered items specifically labeled GF on the menu, and still ended up glutened. I did notice that the GF stands for gluten friendly not gluten free, and maybe I’m more sensitive than I thought, but I don’t consider this restaurant safe for celiacs disease.
It was heaven just to have so many choices! I’m so used to having only a couple options and there are so many great things on the menu it was difficult to choose! Service and food was fantastic :) We’ll definitely come back...
I brought my daughter (14 yo) and her friends here for her birthday lunch. Her friends had pizzas and she had the spaghetti squash casserole and I had the Mediterranean Salad. We both have celiac; what a great experience! Love that the staff was so knowledgeable and accommodating for us. Everyone loved the refreshers and smoothies too.
Lots of delicious GF options and staff appears to be well trained on allergens. I have been twice without any reactions and plan to visit frequently.
Very good, safe food. Best GF pizza I’ve ever had, and it was even vegan which was a bonus considering I can’t tolerate much dairy. The brussel sprouts and cauliflower appetizers were also very good.
With Dr. Andrew Weil being a co-founder, I knew it was going to be healthy AND delicious! My daughter and I have Celiac, so it’s nice to be able to eat somewhere where the staff is knowledgeable about gluten and cross contamination risks. I have been following the Autoimmune Protocol and they had options for me as well. I had a lettuce wrapped grass fed burger with sweet potato hash. The patty was very tasty and juicy. The sweet potato has was also good. My daughter had the the grass fed burger on a gluten free bun (NOTE: there is a $2.50 up charge for a GF bun, which we were not made aware of until we got our bill) They offer drinks, smoothies, teas and detox drinks as well. They also had a gluten free butternut squash pie. I skipped dessert this time because is was not AIP compliant, but look Forward to trying it once I start reintroducing new foods. It was a bit pricey compared to other places ($38) that was for water and 2 burgers and sweet potato fries. Overall, we enjoyed our food. The interior is simple and beautiful, just like the food! They also have nice dining outside. Valet parking and reservations are also available.
Ordered take out and was very clear in requesting gluten free. When it arrived, it was obvious one dish had not been altered to accommodate this. When I called the restaurant they confirmed that they had made a mistake and had not made it gluten free. They said they would refund the order and never did.
ASK BEFORE ORDER!!!! I stressed the celiac diagnosis upon ordering and the waitress was confident. Overconfident as it turns out. They ARE conscientious about preparation, however, when I ordered the clearly marked GF teriaki chicken bowl for my son with celiacs, someone from the kitchen came out and said “actually the teriyaki sauce isn’t gluten free.” Gluten free...sort of?!? They showed me the Korean Noodle bowl that “actually Is gluten free”. Traveling. Fingers crossed.
Marked gluten free menu. Does mention that gluten containing items are made in their kitchen. However the waitress was knowledgeable, let staff know I had celiac, and double checked on a drink for me. Had the delicious chicken satay and Korean glass noodle bowl with no reaction after.
Excellent options for GF! The menu is clearly marked and that was fantastic. Lots of local food and unique dishes. They even grow their own herbs outside! My mom had the lasagna bolognese, I had the fish tacos. Both gluten free and both delicious!
Have always been lucky at their locations around the US. Solid gf option
This is my favorite place to eat when I visit Jax! My kids are df/gf and so am i. We love being able to eat safely and get ice cream for the kids!! Gluten free buns, tortillas for hummus dip and sooo much more!
Safe for Celiac! Amazing good and service. Gluten free pizzas and hummus bread. Love this place.
The staff was knowledgeable and super friendly except I got the pizza and tested it with my Nina tester and it came back with gluten. Always risky to get a pizza anywhere but he said there wouldn’t be any cross contamination when there was... I got a salad and it was on the house so they’re very considerate and understanding.
This is my absolute favorite restaurant I’ve ever been to! Having celiac can make it tough to find a restaurant that prevents cross contamination as well as having delicious, healthy food but true food kitchen had both! Very safe for celiacs.
This restaurant probably doesn’t need any more reviews for you to go there but we were just there last week and it was wonderful. My son is our celiac so we always use him as a barometer and he loved it and felt fine. The manager said she can basically make anything on their menu gluten free so they are more than willing to take a minute and talk with you. He had the pizza and I had the fish tacos.