Zinc Cafe & Market and Bar Mateo

5 ratings
$ • Cafe
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Bread/Buns, Burgers, Dessert, Pizza
Safety Rating
2 ratings

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580 Mateo St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Most Recent Reviews

Overall Rating


Loved it!! Beautiful place. Gave all my celiac disclaimers and they seemed to take them seriously. Although, my non celiac friend and I, both got kind of poisoned by the side salad. We don’t know what happened there, but our recommendation… stay away from the side salad. We didn’t even know there was a side salad included in our plate. Otherwise, we would’ve said no to it.


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


Other Characteristics
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 1 year ago read full review


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Cashier was very knowledgeable as I ordered truffle fries as they were able to make them GF. Also ordered a pizza and did not get ill. Make sure you order an iced mocha and the Arnold Palmer’s are good too. Good experience, cute patio.

Updated 4 years ago read full review


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Just had a super scary experience: Many items on the menu are marked as “gluten free with substitution”, including their veggie burgers. It also lists ingredients in the veggie burger on the menu. I told the waitress I had a gluten allergy and she noted it and told me how the burger would come on gf toast.

When the burger came out it was on gf toast, but on the plate was side salad that had croutons. I complained about the croutons, and they took it back. Then a manager came out and said that the veggie burger has bulgar wheat in it.

These people are confused and incompetent. If you go here ask a million questions.

Celiac friendly?


Updated 5 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

  • Bread/Buns
  • Burgers
  • Dessert
  • Gluten-Free Menu
  • Pizza


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


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More Reviews

Overall Rating


Lots of GF options on the menu, didn't ask about separate cooking facilities but mum's feeling good. Very attentive server and food wine! This place is veggie and does vegan options too. Non-GF delicious too.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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The staff has always been knowledgeable about the gluten free menu items and the food is good! There is a wonderful outdoor seating area as well.

Updated 6 years ago read full review

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