84% of 26 votes say it's Celiac friendly

765 Us Route 1, York, ME Directions

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Celiac
9 months ago
Celiac friendly

Gf burgers and fries dedicated fryer. Gf menu

10 months ago
Celiac friendly

First time since new ownership. My 3 kids and myself have celiac. They were very accommodating and nice. Food is still awesome, as well as safe to eat.

Celiac
1 year ago

Just had to leave Wild Willys York Maine location without eating after being informed that they could not accommodate multiple simultaneous gluten free orders. The man taking orders was rude and actually said he "couldn't believe" that we legitimately needed 4 celiac orders at once. When I asked if he'd rather not serve us, he said "yes." So we left. Um, it's a genetic thing and we're all in the same family. I would not recommend attempting to eat here if you have more than one gf person in your party and even then I'd be prepared for some attitude. If you really can't or don't want to accommodate gluten free, don't advertise it. I have eaten here before without getting sick, but doubt I'll be back because I don't appreciate being called a liar about a medical condition I didn't choose.

Gluten Free Features

  • Beer
  • Bread/Buns
  • Burgers
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Dedicated Fryer
  • Fries
  • Gluten Free Menu

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  • Lunch
  • Restaurant

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Celiac
1 year ago

Very disappointed that they aren't open Sunday's. In a major touristy area there's no excuse for being closed on a weekend day.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

I felt confident eating here, separate menu for celiac and it was so delicious.

Celiac
1 year ago

Great burgers. They are pretty big. My 6 yr and 9 yr old boys only ate 1/2. Fries are fresh cut and cooked in dedicated fryer. Other gf options include chicken sandwich and ice cream for dessert. Not a huge gf menu, but it's a burger and fry place, so get the burger and fries! Yummm.

1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Awesome!!! Celiac menu available. They are very clear that you cannot substitute anything on the menu if you have celiacs. Not to worry, the burger was fantastic, the bun was soft, and I got to eat fries with my family! They recommend ordering all fries for the table off the GF menu so there is no risk of contamination. The fries are cooked in dedicated oil. The GF order was placed separately and delivered on a separate tray. My non-celiac family members were equally excited with the food and all want to go back too. Everyone was happy! Can't wait to go back!!!

1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Awesome GF Burger. Gluten free menu and dedicated fryer. French fries are awesome! They asked me if I had an issue with cross contamination (I do) and they cleared the line to prevent it. Children's menu is limited at this location.

Celiac
2 years ago

Great burger shop, they are very knowledgeable of gf and take appropriate measure to assure no cross contamination. They have changed their gf buns which aren't as good. Fries are gluten free as well

2 years ago

I got the Willy Burger with a side of fries and it was delicious. When you enter the restaurant they hand you a menu(request a gluten free one) and have you figure out what you want to eat.Then you enter your order and ask if you choose to be gluten free or have celiac and mark the order to symbolize your choice. You then grab a booth and wait for your number to be called. This place is the go to place for people with celiac and who eat gluten free. I just got sick a few weeks ago from gluten at another place and this place made be feel safe from gluten.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

The burger I ordered exceeded expectations. It was full of flavor and no cross contamination. They even have a fryer devoted to gf fries which are phenomenal! I didn't give five stars because the service was awkward. Not being there before I didn't understand that you ordered first then grabbed an available seat if there was one. It's a small place but very popular! They were packed. Knowing what to expect from now on I'm sure I'll have a better rating to give.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Knowledgeable, cooked my burger separately with new gloves. Dedicated fryer. Friendly!!

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

GF knowledgeable and celiac safe. Good buns and dedicated fryer....fries please!

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Knowledgeable staff. Great food.

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Great, great GF burgers. They are very knowledgable about what is safe for celiacs, and for those who are just " gluten sensitive". That being said, in order to have your GF burger to be safe for a celiac, there are limitations such as not putting your bun on the grill (needs to be toasted) and only certain toppings are safe because of cross contamination from the spoons. (No sautéed onions!) I have mixed feelings, because when Wild Willy's was in Portland, they had a special GF section on their grill, and ALL toppings were available. BUT, here in York, the French fries are made in safe friers and are delicious!! Also, when we were there, the white vinegar on the tables was distilled, and safe! Yum! The one thing we really noticed though was an attitude from the front staff, possibly because of ordering GF. Very uncomfortable. All in all, my husband and I will probably be back if we're down there again.

4 years ago
Celiac friendly

A small, pleasant place with a decent burger (on Udis) and GOOD fries (dedicated drier) They asked if my GF order was Celiac then informed the kitchen throughly. Side bonus: Bell & Evan chicken and Pineland Farms beef available. Downside: the food is good, the bathrooms are distinctly NOT handicap friendly.

Celiac
4 years ago
Not celiac friendly

Do not eat here. They screwed up my order twice and nearly poisoned me!

4 years ago

So good!!! Real food, tasty and separate friers plus gf rolls!

Celiac
4 years ago
Celiac friendly

We were so impressed with the knowledge of the staff, the amazing burgers, and delicious fries! Great experience!

Celiac
4 years ago
Celiac friendly

Can't give enough praise!!! We were actually excited to eat there because they were SO celiac friendly!!! Thanks, Wild Willy!

Not celiac
4 years ago
Celiac friendly

Great place and great food! They are extremely friendly and GF knowledgable. Highly recommend!!!!!

4 years ago

best gf burger I've had, the staff was very knowledgeable and nice, the buns tasted good! fries were amazing. great meal

Celiac
4 years ago
Celiac friendly

The staff were knowledgable. The burger was amazing and the fries were great! This restaurant is good for kids. I'm definitely going back again!

5 years ago
Celiac friendly

Customer service was awesome! I asked for no bun not knowing they had gluten free and they asked if it was for celiac and he said they have gluten free buns and will even make the fries and burger in a GF safe/separate grill and fryer. Everything was so tasty!!!

Not celiac
5 years ago

Great place! They are very friendly and helpful. Food is great and so is service.

Celiac
5 years ago
Not celiac friendly

The burgers are great and they advertise as gluten free. The front end staff, however, has had an attitude each time my family has been here and has ordered a celiac meal. I know that it takes a cook's attention to make a celiac meal more than a normal meal and it might be a challenge when the kitchen is busy, but IF THEY ADVERTISE THAT THEY ARE GLUTEN FREE THEN THEY SHOULD BE PREPARED TO DEAL WITH IT WITHOUT MAKING ME FEEL GUILTY ABOUT IT! Never a good feeling when you see the cook roll his eyes and complain to the front staff when a celiac order comes in. My wife and kids did not choose to have Celiacs and we are grateful whenever a restaurant offers them any option to eat out but we are choosing not to eat here anymore.

5 years ago
Celiac friendly

Very delicious! Current gf bun is amazing! Very knowledgable and careful!

5 years ago
Celiac friendly

The staff was really well versed in how to do gluten free good. They had a separate fryer for their fries and kept my stuff separate in a different bag than the rest of my parties. Will definitely be back!

6 years ago

great GF buns. they also prepare food separately if you tell them you have celiac disease. we were told the fries were gf in york because they only fry the fries. we love it there!

6 years ago

Best hamburgers and the buns are GF. I've eaten here a few times and never gotten sick! The French fries at the York location are not GF but they also have locations in MA where you can get GF French fries.

7 years ago

Awesome to have a real burger on a great bun! Nice not to have to worry about my fries. I thought here I go ordering a burger without the bun, not knowing when I walked in. Super experience! Nice to feel normal!

Reviews of this Chain

Celiac
1 month ago

Delicious burger, wish I could have their fries!

Celiac
2 months ago
Not celiac friendly

Not for someone with Celiac. They have gluten free rolls, but they said there is cross contamination. Would probably be alright for someone who eats gluten free by choice but not someone with celiac disease

Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

Enjoyed chicken fingers and french fries with my kids. Everything was good, felt good afterwards and was reasonably priced.

Celiac
4 months ago

Very knowledgeable. All items are or can be gluten free except the regular buns. They get the buns from something sweet without wheat. Also have some of their treats. Mozzarella sticks, chicken fingers and now gf fish n chips and clam strips that they get from a local seafood place. I wish they were closer. Apparently the other wild Willy’s doesn’t have the same gf flour they use here. Patronize this place do they keep doing this!!! And yummy food too! Second review first was months ago. Beware. At night they have waitstaff. Much safer when you order yourself takeout and isn’t waitress. I watched her serve burgers with regular buns then beer that was overflowing then go to get my celiac Dtr a top for her drink. She said she wasn’t taught. Please please teach your staff how not to cross contaminate. You have amazing potential to be one of the safest spots. The chicken fingers are the bomb!!!

Celiac
4 months ago

We used to love coming here for a casual dinner, but the last three times we've been, my gluten-free burger has been delivered lukewarm. I sent it back the first two times, but the third time in six months means we won't be returning. Service has always been great, but the kitchen needs work.

5 months ago

They can make almost everything on the menu GF. Mozzarella sticks were amazing and so were fried banana peppers. My daughter loved the GF brownie sundae.

Celiac
8 months ago
Celiac friendly

Great selection, knowledgeable staff. Good food.

Celiac
9 months ago
Celiac friendly

Absolutely loved this place! Even has on their menu everything can be made GF unless specified. Homemade mozz sticks and fried pickles,the burger and bun qere delish! Even had an amazing brownie sundae!! Wish this place was closer to home for me!

Celiac
9 months ago
Celiac friendly

I love this place! I’ve been coming here since I was little and have been satisfied every time! They’ve given me a tour of their kitchen before to show how well they separate gluten free things from everything. They can make ANYTHING gluten free because they have a gluten free fryer (for French fries and onion rings) and they have gf buns. It’s a little expensive but totally worth it for the quality of food and peace of mind when it comes to gluten free food.

Celiac
10 months ago

My family and I typically love Wild Willy Burgers. We often go to Maine and Rochester NH to indulge in their amazing Gluten free burgers. However, our first time going to the Worcester location was a HUGH disappointment. Cold fries and burgers, gross gf buns (different from their other locations), and no fixings on burgers like we ordered. We couldn’t even eat the meal. I took my gf bun off because it had a weird taste to it only to find big charred pieces on the burger. So disappointing!!! We spent close to $60 dollars on three burgers and fries, what a waste of money!!!! I will never go back to this location!!!

Celiac
10 months ago
Celiac friendly

The staff was knowledgeable and accommodating. I’m celiac and vegan, and my server was able to answer all of my questions without even having to ask the kitchen, which shows the dedication to training staff. It is not on the menu yet, but they have the Beyond Burger, in addition to their two other veggie patties. The fried pickles, peppers, and fries were great. The guacamole rings were exactly what I expected and made with mediocre guacamole, and while I’m glad I tried them, I wouldn’t get them again. According to my friend, the mozzarella sticks were just okay. Portions were weird, as illustrated by the 5 oz of nacho-style cheese sauce that came with our fries. The lettuce on my burger wasn’t crisp, but the rest of the produce was fresh. Prices are very reasonable. If I’m back in the area, I’d return.

Celiac
11 months ago
Celiac friendly

Great gluten free food! Nima tester and all gluten free. So hard to find tastey fried eats and the burgers are also great. The hostess let me know there was a risk of cross contamination with sauteed extras in the burgers such as onions and mushrooms which I also appreciated.

Not celiac
11 months ago

I was Soo excited to eat crispy gluten free onion rings! I got my burger in a lettuce wrap, but they also have gluten free buns. Our waitress couldn't have been nicer! And she asked if I had celiac, and brought out my food separate. This place was great!

Not celiac
11 months ago

Excellent GF place! The food was delicious and cooked perfectly. Even had GF DF prepackaged desserts which are hard to find. Highly recommend. Will definitely be going back.

Celiac
1 year ago

Excellent food! Entire place is gluten free!!

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Great place to bring kids as they have lots of low key gluten free options - burgers, chicken fingers, fries, mozzarella sticks. Dedicated fryer, incredibly knowledgeable staff, they even brought my food out on a separate tray.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

I love this place. I’ve been a couple of times and the food is always delicious. Just yesterday I went back for the third time for some chicken tenders and French fries. They have lots of gf options!!

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Outstanding place to eat. Tons of gluten free items! Clean and friendly.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Great selection of burgers and fries - seems like everything on the menu can be made gluten free. They have a gluten free fryer and most foods are also free of other main allergens. Waitress was very knowledgeable and friendly. If you are ordering for someone with Celiac, they prepare in a separate area and label the food as such. Great fried banana peppers!

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

So many choices....and the food was delicious! Burgers, fries, mozzarella sticks! Even desert! Return trip 4/6/18----Fish sandwich...so good!

Not celiac
1 year ago

I had the onion rings, fries, and burger on a gf bun. I was very sick afterwards. When I placed my order, she said that everything is GF except for the buns. Apparently not.

Comment from business owner Jill, We're disappointed to hear about your experience. We take food safety extremely serious and we're quite concerned about this review, as we've been successfully serving the Celiac community for many years now. Not only are we a trusted friend, but we continue to make significant investments into maintaining the high quality standards you'd expect to find at a GF-friendly restaurant. Our food is always made fresh-to-order and we carefully select premium, Gluten-Free ingredients, which are available for almost all of our menu items. Therefore, we'd really like to learn more about your visit. Please email us @ [email protected] with some additional details about your visit, including your meal selection and/or any food allergies you may have, so we can investigate for root cause.

Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

This place is a hidden gem. Excellent burgers, gf fryolator, excellent onion rings, their own root beer. It’s a weird wiggle to get to but completely worth it.

Celiac
1 year ago

This is the greatest place on earth!

Not celiac
1 year ago

Very good burgers. Gluten free buns are always a plus. Like others have said, no gluten free fries, which is always a bummer.

Not celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Lots of GF and vegan options! Manager mentioned his child has allergy so he was are of how his all works. I didn't see certified but there are burger buns (not the crappy styrofoam kind) that were delicious!! Onions rings, fruit snacks even cake was GF. No egg free desserts other than ice cream so we had to pass. Defiantly coming back for the vegan burgers! Pricey, but it's local food

Celiac
1 year ago

Gf buns and delicious burgers!

Celiac
1 year ago

great burgers, Fries unfortunately are cooked in the same oil as gluten foods. Friendly staff and knowledgeable.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Very yummy food! Gf onion rings, French fries and chicken tenders! I'd pass on the fries next time and get more onion rings they were way better than the fries which were kind of soggy and somewhat burned. Chicken tenders were nice and crispy and no reaction! Staff was very knowledgeable and helpful!

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

This business closed April 2017 :-(

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Such great food and so many options!

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

So many gluten free options; almost the full menu. Helpful and knowledgeable staff. Always have a good experience here.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Tasty, and super accommodating with my needs as a celiac. I've eaten here several times and not gotten sick. They cost/healthiness/deliciousness isn't quite perfect, hence the 4 stars, but they're 5+ stars for allergies. Oh, and the root beer is yummy.

Not celiac
2 years ago

So disappointed! I've never been to a Wild Willys so I didn't know what to expect. While ordering I was still excited, based on the prices I thought it was going to be good quality and delicious burgers and sides. But it ended up being way overpriced garbage. The food was greasy and tasteless. And my boyfriend ordered mac and cheese as a side and it was legitimately Kraft macaroni and cheese out of the box. I'll never go back.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Wild Willy's in Worcester is one of my favorite places. They are incredibly accommodating of celiac disease, and the owner has told me to let him know if there's anything else I'd like to see there gluten free. They have all my favorites though! GF chicken fingers, mozzarella sticks, onion rings, fish and chips, burgers, fries, etc. It's a must try!

2 years ago
Celiac friendly

fantastic burgers and gf onion rings!

Not celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

This place is awesome! Literally almost everything is gluten free! Best GF chicken fingers I've had. update 12/2016: now they have mozzarella sticks! served with salsa, so if you're a motz stick connoisseur (like me) bring your own marinara sauce.

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

My all-time favorite GF restaurant. Nice to get GF fries AND onion rings. Burgers are wicked awesome. Never an issue here for me or my son, both celiacs

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

GF batter, GF fryers, Tasty GF Buns and a knowledgeable staff. The best GF onion rings. What a treat. I'll visit again.

Celiac
2 years ago

Delicious! Limited gluten free menu (you have to ask for it), but the burger was very yummy. All fries/onion rings are NOT gluten free friendly, which is a let down. Also root beer on tap!

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Excellent GF options!!

Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Great place! Super friendly, celiac knowledgeable. 90% of the menu is gluten free. Very yummy too. Good to go out and get a decent meal.

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Great GF Fries! Great burgers! Very allergy aware.

Not celiac
3 years ago

Love the food!! When you want Chicken fingers, fries and onion rings this is the only place to go!!

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

The burgers are great & I've never had a reaction here. I'm only giving it three stars because the french fries are prepared in the fryer with glutened items, so not being able to complete the meal with fries is a huge negative for me. The Quincy location has gf fries.

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

My "go to" if I'm feeling fries and a Burger. Come here often and feel full but great every time. They get Celiac and GF.

3 years ago

Great burgers. Excellent fries. Everything fried is GF so it's all safe and super yummy.

Not celiac
3 years ago

Delicious burgers and GF buns!

Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

This place is unbelievable with a great selection of gluten free food. They occasionally introduce "specials" such as mozzarella sticks, pigs in a blanket, cheese/bacon/potato balls, etc and they are all gluten free. Burgers are cooked as ordered. Service is great. Beware... not ALL Wild Willy's have gluten free items. Go to the one in Worcester. It's the best!

3 years ago
Celiac friendly

I have Celiacs Disease and the gluten free options have not made me bedridden! Sometimes it's hard to trust places and sometimes you have to take the blow if its cross contaminated, but this place is so delicious - gives me hope for future restaurants to accommodate for my disease. Love the food and love the atmosphere!

3 years ago
Celiac friendly

This is my favorite restaurant for gluten free food. There are gluten free options for everything. They are also so nice and friendly. I love this place!

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