Gluten Free at Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint

76 ratings

Pizza, Kid Friendly

Celiac

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When you ask for a gluten free item the first thing asked is “preference or allergy” if you answer allergy, the preparer immediately goes to wash his/her hands and put on clean gloves. Then you are directed to a separate preparation station where your pizza is prepared to your liking. The preparer then announces to the oven tender that this is a “gluten free allergy” order. When the pizza comes out of the oven it is brought to you and again announced as gluten free. I have never had a problem after eating here and continue to go back when I am in Jonesboro.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked
  • Food comes out flagged or marked gluten-free

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
Celiac

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They used a separate container of sauce, separate utensils, separate trays, and were very accommodating. Very celiac and gluten-free friendly.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)

Quality & Quantity


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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This place never disappoints. One of the best gluten free ‘safe’ places in the area.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
Celiac

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Very knowledgeable about cross contamination and they highly value their reputation for being safe.

Safety


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

— 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?

— Some

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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Awesome choices and I didn’t get sick! I ordered the Alfredo artichoke pizza.

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked
  • Food comes out flagged or marked gluten-free

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

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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They are sooo easy to work with. They wiped down the counters and were super careful. Got toppings from the back and changed utensils. Very Knowledgeable about celiac. Been twice without issues. The sausage is NOT GF but the hamburger is amazing.

Safety


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

— 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?

— Some

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for takeout
Celiac

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I’d give 10 stars if I could. Every time I go, I make sure to thank the workers because out of all of the restaurants I’ve been to since being diagnosed, they make sure the food is 100% GF. They’re amazing at cleaning the prep area (there is not a designated GF area, but the shared space is cleaned very well), the gloves are changed, new toppings are used from the back, the GF pizza is placed in the oven by itself and all of the workers are in communication that the pizza is GF. It’s the protocol that should be used every where, but rarely is. These people do it with a smile. I’ve eaten here several times and have never been ill. We love this place and will continue to go back!

Safety


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

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Good vegan options
  • Good with other allergies
  • Offers outdoor seating
Celiac

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Gluten Free pizza crust is ok. Specify clear for them to take precautions.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


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?

— Average

Celiac

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By far still my favorite pizza place! Staff is knowledgeable and well trained. Jamaican Jerk pizza is my favorite. Thank Tony ☺

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Delicious!!! Some of the best tasting gluten free pizza I’ve had.

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

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers online ordering
  • Offers outdoor seating
Not celiac

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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

Celiac

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Safety


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

— 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

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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Best pizza place in town! I have never felt uncomfortable, or at the risk at cross-contamination.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Not celiac

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They got out completely separate ingredients.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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been many times and never had an issue

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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I come here when visiting my sister and the GF pizza is always amazing! They know how to safely prepare a GF pizza, too. My sister and I are both Celiacs and never gotten sick.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Their pizza was amazing and was even able to have the wings since they are baked. Can do delivery via DoorDash. I did call and talk to someone and he was super helpful! Plus who doesn’t love a side of GF ranch!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Very allergy friendly. They washed down the work area, changed gloves before beginning on my food. Gluten free pizza!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Under new name. Guy behind counter was clueless. I asked if they had gluten free crust and he said yes. Then I asked if they put them on separate trays or changed gloves and he looked at me like I had horns growing out of my head so we left. Such a shame because uncle Maddie’s was great.

Celiac friendly?

No

Celiac

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When I asked for a GF crust, he knew immediately to change gloves, pull all fresh ingredients, and use clean utensils. They know how to prepare and handle the food to avoid cross contamination which is a must for Celiacs.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Great place! One of the employees was telling me that her mom has Celiac, so she totally got it! They asked if it was a preference or allergy. They also have a keto option! (Even though I didn't know that until after they made my salad). Even though I have Celiac, I am keto so I didn't eat the pizza but my daughter loved hers. I recommend going here if you are in town.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Not celiac

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Staff was very friendly and accommodating! Lots of options and cheaper than chains like Papa John’s. Pizza is the best I’ve had since going gluten free!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Great toppings choices. Reasonable prices. Crust is the frozen kind, but when you’re traveling through and want pizza, it’s a nice option.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Maddio's is definitely not celiac-friendly. A few months ago, I was served a regular pizza, when I had ordered a gluten-free pizza. I ate an entire piece and was starting on a second piece when a server walked out with my gluten-free pizza and informed me that the pizza I was eating was NOT gluten-free. In almost 12 years of celiac disease, this was the first time that anything like this had happened to me. I had issues resulting from this error for several months, because I got "glutened." The manager and staff seemed to have no idea at all of how serious this was for someone with celiac disease. Needless to say, I have not returned to this restaurant. It is a shame, since it was one of my favorites before they made this serious mistake. I would say that celiacs are taking a big risk to eat here. People with just gluten intolerance might be "ok." I am just not willing to take this risk again, since the results affect health for many months later, while the small intestine heals from the gluten damage.

Celiac friendly?

No

Celiac

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Wow! So impressed! I told them gluten free crust and he immediately changed his gloves and asked me to come over to the allergy end of the counter. They have a completely separate gluten free surface and gluten free toppings. He didn't leave my pizza from start to finish so it was sure to be safe. I didn't even have to ask, he just did it. On top of that, the pizza was definitely one of the best GF pizzas I've ever had! I think I'm in love! Be sure to sign up for rewards, you get a free pizza when you do.

Update: Went last night and even though I watched them pull every from the allergy counter, I got BBq sauce which came from the other end. Big mistake on my part. Definitely paying the price. Next time, only sauces from the allergy side.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Not celiac

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Very nice staff! Asked preference versus allergy. I never know how to answer that.... seemed like cross contamination possible but everything was very good and I didn’t get sick.

Celiac

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This place is great for celiacs. First they confirmed if I ordered gluten free crust for medical reasons. They put the crust on paper and then on a pan to keep it from touching the oven surface and took cheese and toppings from fresh containers under the counter. The crust is thin and basic, but the pizza was tasty overall.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Lots of gluten free options. Staff is highly knowledgable, accommodating, and friendly.

Be sure to alert them to any medical concerns regarding cross-contamination. They have a separate preparation area with safe ingredients. The only change that I would recommend would be clearly labeled take out boxes, though it is shown on the receipt, and they told us which boxes were the gluten free pizzas in our order. We will certainly be ordering again. Delicious. Highly recommended.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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This is a very safe, relatively inexpensive gf pizza option if you’re looking for a quick bite to eat! Make sure to tell them you have an allergy, ask them to change their gloves and put down a sheet of wax paper on top of the cooking sheets that they use, just to be extra safe :)

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Visiting from Colorado for American Collegiate Rowing Association National Championships. Great pizza!! Lots of options and dedicated toppings. Definitely returning!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Staff very knowledgeable, separate containers for all gluten free toppings! Excellent

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Before it changed management, it was the safest place to eat in town. Afterwards, I got sick every time. I miss my pizza place 😭

Celiac

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I love this place so much. They have all separate toppings for allergies. Great about keeping it safe!!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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When you say GF crust they ask if it is celiac or a preference. They then put on clean gloves, pull out all fresh toppings and make you pizza. So worth it

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Well trained, knowledgeable staff. Delicious gf pizza crust, but there are cross contamination issues.

Celiac friendly?

No

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Updated review 4/7/19 I asked for a gluten free crust because of a gluten allergy and the employee changed gloves immediately, asked what toppings I wanted, and proceeded to get fresh toppings from under the counter. I watched as my pizza went through the oven and as it was coming out, a different employee placed my pizza on the same cutting board where a regular pizza had just been cut! He even cut it with the same cutter. I immediately told him that my pizza wasn’t safe because he contaminated it. He stated he was given no indication that my pizza was for an allergy. I’m so glad I watched the process or else I could’ve been very sick. Another employee immediately made me a new pizza. I make it a habit of watching pizza places like this one and Blaze to ensure they’re not contaminating me. I was just disappointed that this happened at Uncle Maddio’s since I’ve always had good experiences there.

Original review: My favorite pizza place! They do a wonderful job to prevent cross contamination and the pizzas are delicious! Staff is friendly and accommodating.

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This place is great! When we ordered my daughter’s gluten free pizza the staff immediately changed their gloves. They got out a different bucket of cheese and a squirt bottle of pizza sauce. The pizza was cooked in a different part than the other pizzas. I was amazed. She loved the pizza. Tasted really good. Will definitely be back!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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We have eaten here successfully many times. We are so glad to have a safe pizza place nearby. Service is great. Workers are knowledgeable. Just overall an awesome place.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Not celiac

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Great GF crust!! I think they use the same oven so maybe not celiac friendly.

Celiac

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The BEST gluten free pizza! They take the necessary precautions to avoid cross contamination. Very clean restaurant too!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Best gluten free pizza EVER! The crispness of the crust was perfect! Forget Mellow Mushroom!! I will only come to Uncle Maddio’s!!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Excellent gluten free practices, very attentive staff, clear list of safe menu items. And it’s “made with love”. Best gluten free pizza I’ve ever had.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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I had a great experience at Uncle Maddio's.

When I explained that I have celiac disease, they pulled all the ingredients for my pizza from their fresh supply (not the stuff out in their prep area) to make sure that my pizza was safe.

I didn't get sick, and my pizza was great. Highly recommended!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Unfortunately this location is closed :(

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Super yummy and was impressed with their process. They have a separate gluten free line with toppings and sauces. The gluten free pizzas are in their own pan and they use a separate knife and spatula for handling when pizzas come out of oven.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Was my favourite pizza place and then I got glutened....ughhhhhhhh

Not celiac

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Good pizza that i enjoyed because ingredients were marked as gf and gloves were changed. A meal is always better with assurances.

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I found a piece of charred pineapple with stuff on it from someone else's pizza under a slice when I picked it up. I had already eaten some before I found it, and I am still having pain from it. I would have said something, but this is the second time lately they have glutened me. I wish it hadn't happened because their pizza is so good! I don't know if they are under new management or what has happened, but be cautious if you eat here and have Celiac.

Celiac friendly?

No

Celiac

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This place is really good. The staff are completely knowledgeable and trained about celiac disease and different levels of sensitivity/allergy. They’re nice and the pizza is tasty. I just wish they had gf cookies! Their cookies always look so good. Also, I have celiac disease and haven’t had a problem with their pepperoni.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Confirmed celiac by biopsy. The best pizza ever, The staff was very safe and took all precautions to keep me safe. Never got sick here,

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Gluten Free Features
  • Pizza
Categories
  • Kid Friendly
This place never disappoints! One of the best gluten free safe places in the area.
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