Wahoo's Fish Taco

2 ratings
$ • Restaurant
Reported NOT to have a gluten-free menu, but gluten-free options are available
Reported GF menu options: Tacos
Safety Rating
2 ratings

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6449 East Pacific Coast Highway
Long Beach, CA 90803

Most Recent Reviews


Symptomatic Celiac

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My celiac daughter was treated and fed well! The managers were so knowledgeable and friendly! She felt safe and loved the food!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 8 years ago read full review

Symptomatic Celiac

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There's no gluten free menu, but I've eaten here successfully many, many times. I'm pretty sensitive to gluten and it seems to be okay. Stay away from the fryer (no chips). I pretty much stick to the fish tacos and fish enchiladas (with green sauce) and the black beans and white rice. Never had a problem. If you do a search on the internet, there's a list of menu items floating around that are supposed to be safe. I've never asked the staff about it and I doubt they would know much.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 10 years 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

  • Tacos

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  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant

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Gluten Intolerant

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Some solid options, fun atmosphere, good price value if not much variety. We come here pretty often. It’s a single shared fryer per location with things like onion rings so even though there’s a claim (and the employees will say) there are a lot of options, I’ve only found 3 different types of dishes: 1- enchiladas with tasty red sauce, 2- tacos (combos under Wing’s Faves), and 3- a loaded corn-tortilla quesadilla (First Wave app) made in a pan with foil. Kids’ items follow same pattern. No gf desserts.

For protein options avoid spicy Cajun fish, Cajun chicken, and fried flounder/fish.

Only white rice, cauliflower rice, the black beans and delish citrus slaw are gf - for sides.

Veg options banzai veg, tofu, spicy mushrooms show as gf on their allergen guide, also as vegan.

Chicken tortilla soup, wahoo’s/chicken salads could work but remember even chips come from shared fryer, but they can be careful to not include “tortilla strips” if specified.

Wine in cans! Stem cider! Something called curation cocktail cans, double check if they’re gf. Agave Marg looks simplest - tequila agave lime, not sure if margs use sketchy mixes.

https://www.wahoos.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Wahoos-Allergen-Info-V4.22.pdf

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?

— Good

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Not marked on the menu but they seem knowledgeable at both locations I’ve tried. I love the tacos here. My favorites are Al Pastor and Fuego Carnitas. Our absolute favorite tacos

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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If you ask the servers you can figure your way around the menu. I got the citrus slaw fish tacos with rice and beans and it worked great for me, a Celiac.

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

Celiac

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Lots of GF options. Food taste won’t blow you away but it’s decent (somewhere between taco shop and Islands). Staff could be better educated on what gluten is.

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?

— Most/All

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

— Good

Symptomatic Celiac

Overall Rating

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

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