100% of 5 votes say it's celiac friendly
102 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47408

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Big “yes please” to Uptown Cafe. The food was great. We felt safe. Our server Hannah was on point and very helpful. Salads, steak, asparagus and steamed rice. Seasoned well. I even got to have cream brûlée for dessert! Highly recommend ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

Safety


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

— 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 3 days ago read full review

Celiac

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I got the chicken pita with GF toast to substitute the pita and it was excellent. The staff were knowledgeable on celiac and there were a good amount of options.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free fryer
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for lunch
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 3 weeks ago read full review

Celiac

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The staff at Uptown Cafe has been taking careful care of my gluten-free needs for years. They regularly grilled chicken (without breading) for my order of Louisiana Hot Pepper Chicken when I came in and ordered it (the sauce was already gluten-free.) They now have an entirely gluten-free menu including most of their sauces and many of their favorites. I have celiac disease and have found them to take it very seriously, and I have never had any bad experiences there after years of dining there. Highly recommended.

Safety


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

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free 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
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Offers outdoor seating
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

  • Dedicated Fryer
  • Gluten Free Menu

Categories

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Cafe
  • Healthy
  • Kid Friendly
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Takeout

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Louisiana Hot Pepper Chicken, gluten-free.
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Celiac

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Mar 2021 Update - Still a place where I feel comfortable to eat. Curtious Staff & Tasty Food. Gluten Free items marked on the online menu, not the in house version.

Dec 2018 - We ate here twice during our visit. The Popeye omelet is yummy (no cheese, I added guac). The toast is Udi's. Ask for Emily K to be your server. She is a fellow Celiac & can help you out.

Safety


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

— 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 4 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Good omelettes. Only caution is that during brunch hours they can be pretty packed, which makes them slow at service, which can be an issue if you're trying to get somewhere on a schedule.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Great food and drinks - celiac safe Nov 2018

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Delicious brunch with GF toast. Friendly service.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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The service was great. My spinach salad was good, but a little on the sweet side. The only burger on the menu is HUGE--1/2 lb. I would go back, though.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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The staff is so friendly and the menu tells you exactly what food we can have! I highly recommend the Shrimp and Grits. Delicious!

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Celiac

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Only went once, but it was something to brag about... the grits! <3 mmmmm...

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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They have bent over backwards to accommodate me. I am no soy, msg, & gluten. My steak came too spicy for me, they took it before I could say no. Double checked how I wanted it. If you're high maintenance like me, this is the place for you!

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Amazing food and they are really good at knowing what they are taking about. The gf bread is a bit fragile, but it's really good.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Decent choices that are gluten free for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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This is my favorite gluten-free restaurant in Bloomington, hands down. The black bean soup is heavenly, there is an excellent and extensive gluten-free menu, which often includes fantastic deserts as well (and many superb sauces!) When I eat at Uptown... I am in heaven. I am able to forget for awhile that I am a celiac, and simply enjoy eating. The Louisiana Hot Pepper Chicken with rice is my favorite meal anywhere in Indiana.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Uptown Cafe had a separate menu that was all gluten free. This menu had several items listed! I had the Creole BBQ Shrimp and it was amazing!!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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