Gluten Free at Red Lobster

59 ratings
Gluten Free Menu, Appetizers, Kid Friendly, Seafood, Restaurant
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Celiac
1 month ago

GLUTEN/CELIAC FRIENDLY! I was very surprised at their response when I inquired about gluten free options. My celiac disease makes it so that I just eat salad while everyone else gets the goodies. They immediately showed me a gluten free menu, and the manager came out and assured me that she would inform the cook to change his gloves, use all the cross contamination preventatives, etc. The waitress was very careful in double checking my selections for gluten. I appreciated their attentiveness so much! Made for a fantastic lunch. I ate well that day and didn't suffer a bit for it.

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2 months ago

GF menu tucked in back of the beverage menu. Smoked shrimp, plain steamed broccoli, and apparently NON-GF rice pilaf.

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Celiac
3 months ago

The server seemed fairly knowledgeable of gluten free items and their website does a good job of explaining what is gluten free. I was a little reluctant to go, but I took the chance because my dad wanted to go for his birthday and I did not get sick. I feel even though the server was knowledgeable, the potential for cross-contamination is high. Plus you have to suffer through the rest of your table eating cheddar biscuits.

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Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

I sit in the Bar area very accommodating to my Celiac and cross contamination.

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Celiac
3 months ago
Celiac friendly

Gluten free food, celiac friendly!!! Good service, good food, many options. Go get your seafood feast on🤤

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Celiac
3 months ago

Very friendly to allergies!! Management came out explained their processes and one to one handeling of my plate. It was the first time i ate out and didnt get sick!! Celiac safe!

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Celiac
5 months ago
Celiac friendly

Eat here all the time and haven’t gotten sick!

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Celiac
5 months ago
Not celiac friendly

Red Lobster has always been a gamble, even prior to my diagnosis of Celiac. The food ismass produced and high priced. However, for family reasons I visited, and I am now grossly regretting it. I am badly cross-contaminated. Not worth it at all.

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Celiac
5 months ago

Not a ton of gluten free selections, but the staff knew what I could eat and I was not glutened. I had lobster, shrimp, and vegetables.

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5 months ago

The waitress was extremely knowledgeable. When I got my bill it said "Allergy Guest". They checked with me about my shell-less tacos and how I wanted them. I will definitely go back.

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Celiac
6 months ago
Not celiac friendly

Constantly changing ingredients of their food. Be careful ordering side dishes. Staff doesn’t have a clue about gluten

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Celiac
6 months ago
Celiac friendly

The manager, Alejandro, and our server, Sean, were both very attentive and caring. The manager personally oversaw our food and made sure it was properly prepared. They really understood cross contamination also. I did NOT get sick and I’m very sensitive. So excited to have had Red Lobster after so many years!

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6 months ago
Celiac friendly

Ashley G was the best server we've ever had. She went above and beyond to make our visit a great experience. She was very attentive, quickly noted my allergies, and kept checking to make sure everything was safe. Would highly recommend this location to anyone! 😍 This Red Lobster has great staff and is training their employees right, especially when it comes to food allergies. Bravo! Shrimp scampi, caesar salad without croutons, garlic mashed potatoes, and ice cream sundaes are all safe. I have eaten these here many times with no reaction. Very attentive staff that is well trained with regards to allergies. Allergen Wizard on their website helps to narrow down what you can eat!

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7 months ago

Gluten Sensitive menu on the tables.

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Celiac
8 months ago
Celiac friendly

Typical Red Lobster. Steak and shrimp. GF salad but no GF dressing?? This location was not listed.

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8 months ago
Celiac friendly

They give you an allergen book and it will show you what has a risk of cc. I chose the two things that didn’t: shrimp cocktail and shrimp scampi with a baked potato. Everything was good and I did not get sick.

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10 months ago

They have a gluten free menu, and notes of where to find it on the bottom of each menu page. But before I noticed that, I asked the server about GF menu, and she said they didn’t have one. I ordered off the gluten free menu and didn’t have a reaction. I will be hesitant to go back because the server had no clue, and I wasn’t confident that my food wouldn’t be contaminated. Not impressed with this location.

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10 months ago

A lot of gluten free options. Waitress was very helpful

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Celiac
10 months ago
Celiac friendly

We had an exceptional experience here. If you can work past the difficult to maneuver multi allergy menu...they will be able to create a safe gluten free (and dairy free in our case) meal for you. Our waitress went above and beyond to make sure we felt comfortable that our daughter had safe food. She really enjoyed her grilled scallops, baked potato, and steamed broccoli and the best part...no reaction!

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Celiac
11 months ago

Gluten free menu. Okay seafood. Didn't get sick.

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Celiac
1 year ago

Gluten free menu in the back of the drinks menu. Allergen menu. Waitress was very conscientious. I had the Yucatán Tilapia & Shrimp with no modifications.... amazing!

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Celiac
1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

Red Lobster is not a Gluten Safe location. They continued to put our lobster roll on bread when we asked for the bread to be left off the plate, we eventually gave up. Even when we specifically asked for for no croutons on the salad, they said we could could pick them off. They tried to make amends by giving us a free brownie. Gluten was a foreign word to them. As always we were patient, calm and polite. We tried to educate lovingly.

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Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Server and hostess were very knowledgeable about gluten free. The allergen book has stars to indicate if there’s a chance of cross contamination. I got the surf and turf with lobster tail/NY strip steak. Baked potato, coleslaw, and side salad. It was all wonderful, and way too much to eat :)

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Celiac
1 year ago

I ordered a salad, snow crab legs, and baked potato. Staff seemed knowledgeable and helpful. I ate here without being glutened. I gave it a four star just because there wasn’t a very large variety that was gluten free.

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Celiac
1 year ago

Mashed sweet potatoes contain gluten

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1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

Staff had little knowledge of what was gluten free. Followed allergy menu and still got sick afterwards.

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Celiac
1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

Very limited options. Ordered gluten-free cheesecake from the online menu. Confirmed with woman taking order that it was gluten-free. Arrived to pick up order and found out cheesecake was not gluten-free and had not been for the past 10 months, even though their website says otherwise.

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Celiac
1 year ago

Only one gf entree - crab legs and they are not very good

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Celiac
1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

Red lobster is far from celiac friendly.

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Not celiac
1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

I have had really good experiences with Red Lobster before... however this was not. We got glutened, nothing we had should have been a problem, so I expect they didn't follow good procedure here in prepping our meals. Beyond that it was just very slow.

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1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

They are getting better, but wouldn't say Celiac friendly.

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Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Use online allergen menu- they don't update the paper ones. Very good seafood and did not end up sick! Beware though, every refill of a drink costs.

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Celiac
1 year ago

For the most part you can order off the main menu, fresh fish? Steamed broccoli and potatoes.

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Celiac
1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

I ran out of the restaurant crying! I told them I have celiac disease and they told me they have an allergy menu. They presented me with a huge binder full of spread sheets. It was overwhelming and I couldn't navigate it. It was unbelievable that they would present such because it was impossible to read it and determine what to order. I was so frustrated and the server had no response. I got upset and ended up tearing up and running out to the car before causing a scene. My husband left a tip for the water we drank and we left. The disease is very difficult to deal with and things like this make it so much worse. The staff was ignorant and the company clearly doesn't care about guests like me.

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Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Good gluten free option for seafood. The waitress was very knowledgeable. You have to read the allergen list,but they make it user friendly. It does say french fries are GF but they are not. No dedicated fryer. Some of the meals are not listed as GF, only because they are served with rice pilaf. if you order without it you will be fine.

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1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

They do not have much of a gluten free menu. Very disappointing.

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Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Food was good! They have a great allergen menu. It's online. Have the manager help you. You choose the allergens and it helps you pick your food. (The paper menu does suck so I'd suggest the online allergen menu website). No gluten free pasta or the like, but you can at least know what doesn't have gluten (or soy, etc). The waitress was a little shocked at the various allergens in the food.

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Celiac
2 years ago
Not celiac friendly

Very hard to decipher the allergen menu. Staff not very knowledgeable about condition.

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Not celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Very attentive and understanding of celiac disease. Allergen menu very detailed for all allergens and easy to follow. Price was not high for gf. Server verified everything with the kitchen and told me how my food would be prepared. Meal was very good and I was confident of how safe it was for me. Excellent service.

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Celiac
2 years ago

Excellent food and service.

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Not celiac
2 years ago

Very limited options

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2 years ago

Great! No mistakes and cautious of my allergies! Food was awesomeness!

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Not celiac
2 years ago

Awful big book to read to find anything GF. Most entries are not GF. Waiter was knowledgeable and helpful. Food is mediocre

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Celiac
2 years ago

I eat here and haven't got sick. I always get shrimp, mashed potatoes, and a salad. Once I did get croutons on salad and spoke with the manager and she made sure the situation was fixed.

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2 years ago

I thought the waitress was very helpful and understanding when I told her I was allergic to gluten. She brought me a binder that listed all their menu ideas and if they were gluten free. Only problem was they gave me croutons on my salad.

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Celiac
2 years ago

Not a lot of choices, but the food was good. My server was very knowledgeable.

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Celiac
2 years ago

I had to eventually speak to a manager about the gluten free menu and she was unable to answer my questions. They were rude and even said, "I'm sorry I would help more but I have other people besides your table."

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2 years ago
Not celiac friendly

While they do offer an allergen menu there's virtually nothing on it for celiac or gluten sensitivity sufferers.

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Celiac
2 years ago

Very few options -- grilled shrimp scampi and a baked potato was about all I could have. The rice pilaf DOES contain gluten.

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2 years ago

Not many options for celiac, no dedicated fryer for fries.

Gluten Free Features
  • Appetizers
  • Gluten Free Menu
Categories
  • Kid Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Seafood
Surf and turf