Gluten Free at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

23 ratings

Seafood, Restaurant

Many Bubba Gump locations no longer offer a gluten-free menu

Celiac

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I got the Bourbon Street Mahi Mahi (Charbroiled Cajun spiced Mahi Mahi with Bourbon Sauce and Grilled Shrimp, served over Mashed Potatoes). Very good, no issues.

Waitress seemed somewhat knowledgeable hence the 4 stars and not 5; however, she mentioned she didn't know much about GF (in regards to the sides the main dishes come with) but when she put in my order it would let her know if anything wasn't safe. She knew enough to tell me 5 or 6 things that were safe.. When I called prior to visiting, the host seemed knowledgeable and told me how to order.

Safety


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

— 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?

— Not Much

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

— Excellent

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They get you a manager,they will take care of you. I had several options,chose the salmon and shrimp and it was delicious! Even had dipping sauce! Service was fantastic and I didn't get sick at all. I would definitely go back.

Safety


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

— Somewhat

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Food comes out flagged or marked gluten-free

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 selection of healthy options
  • Good with other allergies
Celiac

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My waiter got the manager as soon as I inquired about GF. The manager pointed to 2 or 3 things I could eat on the menu. The manager communicated with the chef to cook my food safely. We asked to make sure it was not CC on the grill and he assured it wasn’t. I got the Maker’s Mark glazed salmon that came with white rice and broccoli. The glaze had a good flavor but the salmon was over cooked. I did not get sick, which is always a win for me! 5 stars for no gluten CC but I’d give it less stars for the amount of selection. Unless you like salmon or mahi mahi, don’t go here.

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?

— Not Much

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This was even better than the last time we were here. Much more on the menu bring the wait staff was very knowledgeable and the food was delicious

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

Celiac

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I took my boyfriend here because he had never been before. They currently do not have a gluten free menu, however the servers seemed very knowledgeable on gluten allergies. As he started listing off a few things I could have that were gluten free. I got the cheeseburger but on a lettuce wrap and steamed broccoli. I had the server verify the kitchen could make the cheeseburger safely. The manager brought out my food. Delicious! Didn’t get sick!

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?

— Not Much

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

— Excellent

Celiac

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We had accidental fish and shrimp. Manager came to the table to discuss what we could order. My daughter is celiac and dairy free so we both ordered the accidental fish and shrimp, but we ordered hers without the butter. It initially came out wrong and we had to send hers back and wait for a new one to be made. My older daughter and I were finished with our food before my younger daughter’s food came out. The food was delicious though. And my youngest daughter said it was definitely worth the wait.

Safety


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

— 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?

— Not Much

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 lunch

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A manager had to assist with what few items were able to be made gf. (Salad, salmon and their flounder dish only.) It tasted good, but I did have issues afterwards, so I’m not very confident in their gf practices.

Expensive for what you get. Not worth it honestly. Still got sick as well.

Safety


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

— Not very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Food comes out flagged or marked gluten-free

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much

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

— Average

Celiac

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The crab boil I had was great! They have designated platters for GF. I was told the seasoning options- garlic/Cajun were not GF, so I did not uses them.

Great customer service!

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
  • 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
  • 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?

— Some

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

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
Celiac

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Our waitress was absolutely fantastic! It was a super busy weekend and she made sure to double check everything since she understood the importance of food restrictions and allergies.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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They only have a few items on their menu, so I asked them to make the Shrimp Scampi with mashed potatoes instead of the linguini. I explained my “gluten allergy” and the waitress assured me that the sauce was safe. However- It came out with a giant piece of Garlic bread stuffed in the potatoes. Clearly few of them have an idea about what gluten is, let alone how to prevent cross contamination. The manager fixed it but I wouldn’t come back.

Celiac friendly?

No

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The menu was marked with a “G” for gluten safe. They had 4-5 menu items. My meal was delicious!! It was fish and shrimp on rice with a side sauce, all gluten-free!! It was so nice to go to a restaurant and order a meal and get to eat the whole thing! So good and I was full! The other menu items were an appetizer, a couple salads, and the rest were main courses. Their menu is on their website, so you can see it before you visit. Enjoy!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Had a few dishes marked as gluten sensitive items. Got the Accidental Fish and Shrimp, the server stated it would be made away and the manager would bring it to me. Well, she brought and said she didn’t want me to have to wait. I proceed with eating and a manager pops up all worried and says that it wasn’t the right dish. (Made away from everything, made to avoid contamination) He looked anxious and took it and brought another that didn’t taste the same, the second serving had like no seasoning. Not sure what went on there, but the server looked nervous throughout the rest of the meal. I don’t think I reacted, but I wouldn’t feel too safe going back. Too much risk.

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Menu marked for gluten sensitive.

Celiac

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I have been to about 6 different restaurants of this chain and always have a great time and dinner. There are only 5 different dishes available which are gluten free: Shrimp cocktail, Pear & Berry salad, Caesar salad, Glazed Salmon dinner, and Fish and Shrimp dinner. They are all labeled Gluten free on the menu and they are all great. Staff understands about gluten free and I have never had any problems. I would give it 5 stars if the had more GF options.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Not celiac

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Some gluten free options, but not good for dairy free. Staff didnt seem very knowledgeable and it took the kitchen 45mins to let me know that i couldn't have the rice, as it contained dairy. I wouldn't return.

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I'm celiac. This place just didn't want to accommodate me. CYA comments in menu stating basically to order and eat at own risk. No guarantees. Our server was clueless. Management called in, tried to assist but busy multitasking. I felt 3rd class. Good thing I'm used to these types of places and ordered carefully with no issues. But was scared for hours with thoughts of contamination. I won't waste my time with them again. They lost not only me but a table.

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I went here looking for something I could eat safely, but the waiter informed me that they dont have anything gluten free, only “gluten sensitive”. He said everything would probably be cross contaminated as there is a lot of gluten in the kitchen. I ended up going across the street to islands instead. Not sure if they changed their policy or what, but it doesn’t seem like a safe place to eat if you’re gluten free.

Celiac

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Limited gf menu if you don’t like fish but the waitress was super helpful. Delicious dinner of chicken and rice

Celiac

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Location is permanently closed.

Celiac

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The Accidental Fish and Shrimp. Best seafood ever the lemon butter sauce was amazing. I ate every last bite and then wanted more!

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Three dishes of fish and nothing else

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1 star because they've reduced their GF options to 1 appetizer (shrimp cocktail) and a small ceasar salad (ask for it without croutons). Staff wasn't knowledgeable.

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Gf items were marked with a G, not very many to choose from. I had the grilled salmon with jasmine rice and sautéed spinach which was excellent. I didn’t have the sauce with the fish as it wasn’t gf. Server knew what I could and couldn’t have. Great service and nice view of the water.

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Had the Accidental Fish and Shrimp. It was very good. Staff familiar with gluten free. Not a lot of gluten free options. Menu states potential for cross contamination but I feel they really try to keep everything safe.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Celiac

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Ordered the grilled trio and didn’t get sick!! Food was great. Limited “gluten sensitive” so I took it upon my own to find something other than green salad.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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This place was disgusting food!! The waiter barely spoke English and so I had to ask for the manager. The manager told us he would come back to take our order because I am so allergic but he never showed his face again. The chefs and waiters think that butter and lemon have gluten in it. Both my fish and my daughters were plain and tasted like crap to be frank. We did not get cross contaminated but for the price of the food, I expect more than microwaved fish placed over a bed of rice with a couple of rubbery shrimp. I would not recommend this place at all unless your desperate.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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one of those weird menus where only a few things are marked as gluten free although it looks like many other dishes should be. had the veggie shrimp skewers with Jasmine rice. the sauce was excellent.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Had the fish with shrimp (marked GF on menu) and got sick. Have eaten successfully at this chain in the past. They only have a few GF options but they are good. GF shrimp cocktail, 2 salads and 3 entrees - fish with shrimp, salmon and shrimp/veggie skewers. Would love to see this chain develop more GF choices.

Not celiac

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Clearly marked gluten free on the menu and amazing food!

Celiac

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Had only 5 GF options but food was good and didn't have any issues. And service is great.

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When I ordered my food, I told the waiter I have celiac disease and he had a confused look on his face. And I explained how I cannot come into contact with gluten and if he could make sure they take extra measures to make it gluten free. He agreed and went back to the kitchen, but came back a minute later with a small pad of paper and asked if I could write down the name of what I have because he wasn't sure if he spelled it right and wanted to make sure the chefs knew what he meant. When the food came out the manager brought me my food separate and said "here is your gluten free meal" even though they don't have a gluten free kitchen, I didn't get sick after and I am very glad they put in the extra effort!

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There were 4 gluten free options on the menu. I got grilled fish, grilled shrimp and rice. It didn't have allot of flavor (lack of seasoning) but I didn't get sick, so plus!

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GREAT service! I told my waitress I had allergies and she immediately got a manager. I told the manager what I was thinking about ordering, she spoke with the kitchen and made sure it was possible, and made sure there would be no cross contamination! Love it here. It is a long wait though.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Always a fun place with gf items clearly marked.

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GF menu. I was a bit concerned being such a tourist spot, but they did a great job taking care of my Celiac requirements. Baked Seafood was awesome!

Celiac

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Shrimp and Veggie skewer was super yummy! Staff very informed.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Not celiac

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They bent over backwards for my son who has celiac disease. The menu is marked with gluten free items. Then the manager came over and said that many other items could be made gluten free with just a free tweaks. The waiter was also very knowledgeable. He told us that the food takes a little longer to prepare because they take the time to fully clean the grill, utensils, etc before they cook the gluten free food. Very impressed!!

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Great Service. My meal was excellent.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Not celiac

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Left and did not eat here. Said food might get contaminated in fryer. Not much for kids. Couldn't even get bucket of shrimp. Manager was not sure of ingredients.

Celiac friendly?

No

Celiac

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They have a very limited GF menu but my food was good! And I didn't get sick. :)

Celiac

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I had a side caeser salad, salmon and rice! It was delicious and no side effects! I have celiac disease, too!

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Yes

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They do have a dedicated GF menu, but choice is very limited. Saying that at least I could have shrimp for my starter which was amazing. No shrimp for main course though as all cooked in oil with gluten products, which was a real shame. I had salmon with rice for main course which was ok, but a little bland if I was honest. The restaurant looks great but for GF food, not so great. I wouldn't rush back.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Server was knowledgeable, however, the gluten free menu is scarce. Had a chicken Caesar salad which was nice but nothing special, and I didn't get sick. So overall, it was a good experience.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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options are limited but I ate here twice with no issues and I'm a very sensitive celiac. Really yummy food even though the options are low. dedicated gluten free menu and the bar was able to accommodate my needs with a delicious smoothie!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Not a ton of options but the food was really good and the server was very familiar with gluten free/cross contamination issues.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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The waitress was really knowledgable about gf options and the manager came out to confirm the sides for the dish. Everyone was super nice and helpful and gave no grief about being gluten free. All around excellent service!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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Having a salad on your menu does NOT make you a gluten free place. Because you have 3 salads on a separate menu does NOT constitute as having a gluten free menu.

This place should be removed from this website.

Celiac friendly?

No

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No problems eating here. I was so excited to be able to eat at Forest's restaurant. I had a lovely salad but they forgot my shrimp (which could be substituted for chicken). The gluten free menu was reasonable and they were really good reducing cross contamination and checking all ingredients of the dressing.

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Limited GF menu. Salad, grilled chicken, shrimp and vegitables or rice. Waiter was knowledgable and I did not get sick. Would go again.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

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wonderful shrimp vegetable skewers. limited entrees but tasted wonderful. have gf menu. allowed us to use coupon in visitor book towards shrimp cocktail.

Categories
  • Restaurant
  • Seafood
Tasted very bland
Not much choice
Delicious starter!
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