Gluten Free at The Egg & I

37 ratings
Gluten Free Menu, Breakfast, Vegetarian Friendly, Brunch, Restaurant
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Celiac
1 month ago

The pancakes are cooked on the same space as the regular, so are NOT GF. They have no separate pans, only a large grill surface. They have only 1 toaster, so cannot have GF toast. I had a no-cheese omelet and GF bread on the side, since the omelette are all cooked on a particular side of the grill. The waitress was nice and knowledgeable. This place is GF for a tiny amount of the menu..

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Not celiac
2 months ago

Staff somewhat knowledgeable and easy to ask questions and talk to about concerns

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Celiac
3 months ago
Not celiac friendly

The very first time I discovered their gluten friendly oatmeal pancake, I figured I’d give it a try. I was also there to use my free birthday meal keep in mind. It comes out and I was very skeptical. It came with the wrong fruit sauce and no fruit cup. I had figured they had just messed up a bit. About halfway through eating, I finally said something to my waiter. He went back into the kitchen and came back within what felt like a few seconds. THEY HAD BROUGHT ME A GLUTENED UP PANCAKE! I was very upset and I said something to the manger. She gave me that meal for free and they never messed up like that again. Just be very cautious when you order this menu item.

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Celiac
4 months ago
Celiac friendly

So good the pancake is so good

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Celiac
4 months ago
Celiac friendly

This place is excellent. GF menu, omelets, skillets, etc. Menu has oatmeal pancakes but I haven't tried those. I had the Vera Cruz Chicken and Avocado Omelette with ranch potatoes, all delicious! Spinach Bacon Mushroom Omelette is also good.

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Celiac
4 months ago
Celiac friendly

I had the Spinach Bacon Mushroom Omelette with ranch potatoes and fruit, which was all delicious. Was hopping but not too crowded on a Sunday morning. Staff was excellent. Get Taylor if you can!

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Not celiac
4 months ago
Not celiac friendly

The food here is amazing! I had an omelette with fresh spinach, huge chunks of delicious mushrooms, bacon, cheese, and hollandaise sauce. It was the best omelette I’ve ever eaten. Side was potatoes with fresh herbs. They had a delicious gf toast also. It’s not celiac guaranteed, but they went out of their way to toast bread in a separate toaster. They seem very careful. I hope to come back when we get to the area.

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Not celiac
4 months ago
Not celiac friendly

The only gluten ‘friendly’ option was an oatmeal pancake. Cross contamination can occur.

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Not celiac
5 months ago
Not celiac friendly

There’s a “gluten-friendly” oatmeal pancake. Delish! No GF bread, though, which is disappointing.

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Celiac
5 months ago

The staff was very friendly. I asked them to clean the grill for the pancakes and they were more than willing. They changed their gloves and picked the fruit from the back. I am extremely sensitive and had no reaction!

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Celiac
6 months ago

Minimal selection, carry no GF bread, waitress stated many times that they could not guarantee CC would not occur. Celiac patients beware.

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Celiac
7 months ago

They offer a “gluten-friendly” menu, which has few options, but all of the options are delicious and filling. I highly recommend the Oatmeal Pancake. It is massive and so good! The staff is friendly and helpful as well.

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9 months ago

They have a GF menu, I ate the Colorado egg scramble or named something similar to that. It was really good, and they replaced the English Muffin with fresh fruit.

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Celiac
9 months ago

There are some really good options on the “gluten-friendly” menu and everything tastes fine. I’ve gotten just a little bit sick after every time I’ve eaten here.

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Not celiac
1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

They have one gluten friendly pancake option. They warned me that cross contact was very possible and I got sick from eating a salad with no dressing. This is not a safe place to eat, even though my dining party all enjoyed their food.

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Not celiac
1 year ago

Waitress was clueless about gluten allergy. They do have a GF menu, but it is unclear why some items aren’t on it and she wasn’t able to explain this. My stomach was upset after eating here so I️ assume there is cross contamination in the back. I️ ordered an avocado ham scramble with fruit and potatoes. My husband had the corned beef and it was pretty gross - actually the 1st time he didn’t like a meal from this restaurant. No ill effects for him though.

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Not celiac
1 year ago

Not a lot of options but the menu is clear about allergens especially online.

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1 year ago

Excellent gluten friendly pancakes and the Wisconsin scramble is delish

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Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

This diner is fine but for the same price you could have the fresh, classy food of Over Easy. I have Celiac Disease and while this place is gluten friendly and do their best to prevent cross contamination, the only options that would work for celiacs are those that are in a separate skillet. The oatmeal pancakes are made from gluten free oats but they are only willing to cook them on the griddle which is shared with gluten containing items. Also, the hollandaise sauce is not made fresh and does contain gluten. I ordered the corned beef hash without hollandaise sauce and the English muffin, with my eggs over easy and a side of dressed greens in place of the English muffin. The food was good but typical good diner food. The dressed greens were dressed with a lemon vinegarette made fresh onsite. I guess I should mention that we were not expecting a diner. My husband had been to an Egg and I in Alabama and raved about it. We didn't realize that it wasn't the same as that Egg and I in Alabama, which we should have been clued in by the use of the and sign in this Egg & I. My husband had the Athena Scramble which he said was good. Personally, we will probably be going to Over Easy, which we love, more than here but this is definitely a decent place and the staff seem knowledgeable despite claiming it's only celiac friendly.

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Celiac
1 year ago
Celiac friendly

Not a bad option for the area

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1 year ago

They have a GF pancake. Looks like its a new item. Very delicious!

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Not celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Gotta try the Kamakazi Buckwheat Pancake!

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Not celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

The best kamakazi buckwheat pancake with blueberries, nuts, and real butter and maple syrup on the side.Both locations are great!

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Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

This is a chain restaurant where I always know I will get a gluten free breakfast and great service. They will substitute fruit for toast/bread. The breakfast potatoes are gluten free.

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Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Great breakfasts. Not a whole lot of variety but they do a great job with avoiding cross contamination and their skillets are excellent. I have very sensitive celiac disease and my husband and I eat here often. Never been sick here.

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Celiac
2 years ago

Only offered breakfast options

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Not celiac
2 years ago

Very good with a lot of options. Homemade hot sauce 👌🏻

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Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

Delicious breakfast!! My hash was made with freshly sliced corned beef, cooked crispy! Gluten free side options such as fruit or greens instead of the bread.

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2 years ago

Reliable basic breakfast food--and a large GF menu. Friendly waitress.

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Celiac
2 years ago

They have a "gluten friendly" menu and like most places it's not a huge menu. But the staff usually know about gluten and celiac and are very helpful when ordering. I've never gotten sick here.

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Celiac
2 years ago
Celiac friendly

The egg & I is a breakfast place that was just wonderful! They have 13 full options for unique breakfast combinations (thankfully you don't have to order al a carte). The eggs were cooked correctly and super hot. We tried two dishes and they both hit the spot! Even for lunch. The staff was extremely helpful coming to double and triple check with us that they were doing everything they needed. Ask for Michelle she is great!

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Celiac
2 years ago

Pretty classic diner. No GFree breads or pancakes etc. but they were knowledgeable about home fries and the omelette was good, if modestly sized.

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2 years ago
Celiac friendly

I really had to coach and educate the waitress on what gluten was... They have a "gluten friendly" menu and she interpreted (and was told by her manager) that it was a guide for those who want to reduce calories. I informed her on what Celiac Disease was and what we can/cannot eat. I ordered the Garden Frittata with fruit and it was very tasty... I didn't get sick and I'll be back.

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3 years ago

Their menu indicates "gluten friendly" not gluten free, but we think they are just covering their bases. Husband has Celiac disease and gets the omelets often with no issues.

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3 years ago

Friendly atmosphere and easy to read gf menu. Not a huge selection, but what they have is very tasty.

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3 years ago

Word of caution: none of their salad dressings are GF. Boo.

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Celiac
3 years ago

While they do have a "gluten friendly" menu, they don't guarantee that there is no cross contamination. The menu basically said everything to cover their butts. Just good to know if you have celiac and/or are very sensitive to gluten. I'd be cautious.

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Celiac
3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Excellent breakfast! The ranch potatoes, garden frittata and gf pancakes were delish!!

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Celiac
3 years ago

Gluten friendly menu

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Not celiac
3 years ago
Not celiac friendly

While The Egg & I has a gluten "friendly" menu, you really must take to heart their caution that "The Egg & I Restaurant is not a gluten-free environment and cross-contact with ingredients containing gluten is a possibility." My daughter tried one of their gluten free plates (scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes) and still got very ill. Be cautious.

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3 years ago
Celiac friendly

Great place with friendly atmosphere. A nice selection on their gluten free menu!

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Celiac
3 years ago

Staff understands gluten free. There's a number of gluten free breakfast options.

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3 years ago
Celiac friendly

I had a great experience here. My waiter knew a lot about gluten sensitivities and celiac and helped me pick my meal safely. He said the only salsa that was GF is the green salsa. Also let me swap out my toast for fruit, no charge.

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3 years ago

Glad to have a breakfast place on this side of town.

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3 years ago

Pretty easy to substitute items and get a yummy, gf safe, filling meal. We go here a lot!

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3 years ago

Tons of options! Also a very clean place with friendly staff. Always a plus. Loved it and will be back.

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4 years ago

Not bad, but the gluten free menu leaves a lot to be desired.

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4 years ago
Not celiac friendly

Nice place but NOT gluten free. I asked for the gluten free menu and she said is was gluten friendly or something like that. I am guessing there was some cross contamination or something because I am dying right now!!

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4 years ago

So good!

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4 years ago

Lots of great options!

Gluten Free Features
  • Gluten Free Menu
Categories
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Restaurant
  • Vegetarian Friendly
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