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Any National Chains That Serve gluten-free Breakfast?


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#1 mateo2099

 
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Posted 20 September 2013 - 12:42 PM

Any National chains that serve gluten-free Breakfast?    I'm talking real breakfast including, but not limited to gluten-free waffles or pancakes.  I hate eating breakfast out because I'm tired of being relegated to eggs and bacon while watching my loved ones down a large stack of pancakes.  I can't believe all the gluten free pizza and burger options out there and no chains have picked up on pancakes or waffles. 


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Posted 20 September 2013 - 02:59 PM

We can't/won't even eat anywhere for breakfast because of cross contamination issues.  A chef told us that even some oils they use for eggs/hashbrowns/bacon has gluten in it.  He offered to cook our eggs in a skillet using butter.  We felt comfortable with him, but that's rare (at least in our experience).  


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Posted 20 September 2013 - 03:35 PM

Some chains also use pancake batter in omelet preparation to make them fluffier.  It is written in the description so check carefully on all egg mixture breakfasts.

 

Like cyclinglady, I don't eat breakfast out or any meals out if it can be avoided.  CC issues are everywhere except in my own kitchen.

 

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Posted 20 September 2013 - 03:51 PM

I have never seen one, but would love to know also if there is one that exist!  We have to be so very careful also with gluten-free and cross contact. But I would love a restaurant that does it right! We have a local restaurant here that does pancakes, but they are not a chain.


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Posted 22 September 2013 - 01:50 PM

Waffle House (depending on the location) can be terrific. They don't have gluten-free waffles or pancakes, but will change gloves, clean the grill and use a clean pan to make eggs, bacon or sausage, and hash browns.I have never had a problem with breakfast there. I know they are not national, but that is one good thing (among many) in the South.
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Posted 22 September 2013 - 05:57 PM

Wow thanks for the info on Waffle House. I would of never of even thought of trying that. Thanks for the info. I will have to talk to our local one and see how they could do things safely.


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Posted 22 September 2013 - 07:15 PM

i have not a good opinion on waffle house, even before i was gluten-free.  cleanliness was an issue, and that's not good.  and they always mixed up/messed up orders, so i would be worried because the people preparing your food have to pay attention to all the details.  not just my local waffle house, i have been to them all over the country.  just beware and do your homework  :)


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Posted 26 September 2013 - 01:43 AM

I believe that the Original Pancake House has gluten-free pancakes but they use Pamela's which has almonds in it, so not for us.  Plus I can't do dairy or eggs so they seriously have nothing for me there.  They may be a local chain.  Not sure.


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Posted 01 October 2013 - 10:30 AM

I've had Waffle House several times and they have cleaned the grill and switched gloves on request - very accommodating.  But unfortunately, no pancakes.  I guess since its batter-based, they would have to worry about cross contamination.  I've heard of Original Pancake House, but unfortunately there is only one or two in Texas.  I need to buy a franchise! 


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Posted 03 October 2013 - 01:54 PM

My biggest concern about any b'fast out would be the cross contamination.  Breakfast anywhere is always such a rushed event.  Seems like errors would be too easy.   


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Posted 05 October 2013 - 07:32 PM

The only three places I have eaten breakfast out  were: a totally dedicated G F bakery/cafe in Latham,NY run by my friend Sherry Lynn, Friedman's Lunch in NYC (they are great! G F bagels and lox and cream cheese, oh my!) and a local cafe near me (Jensen Beach, FL) that

does breakfast in a skillet. G F toast from a dedicated toaster. No CC, no worries.

I wrote about all 3 on Find Me Gluten Free.

 

Someday, I dream of places that can do right by us--breakfast, lunch and dinner.

 

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We do need to buy a franchise--a gluten free franchise.  :)


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Posted 17 October 2013 - 03:00 PM

The only three places I have eaten breakfast out  were: a totally dedicated G F bakery/cafe in Latham,NY run by my friend Sherry Lynn, Friedman's Lunch in NYC (they are great! G F bagels and lox and cream cheese, oh my!) and a local cafe near me (Jensen Beach, FL) that

does breakfast in a skillet. G F toast from a dedicated toaster. No CC, no worries.

I wrote about all 3 on Find Me Gluten Free.

 

Someday, I dream of places that can do right by us--breakfast, lunch and dinner.

 

It's coming, guys. Hold fast to the dream!

 

We do need to buy a franchise--a gluten free franchise.  :)

Hope you live close cause I'll be there on a regular basis.  I used to love b'fast out. 


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Posted 21 October 2013 - 07:05 PM

Going out for breakfast is a rarity but believe it or not, I go to Chick-fil-A... order a bacon/egg platter with hash browns & yogurt with strawberries (no granola) & if u ask them to change gloves, it is a safe bet. Note they don't cook anything on their grill except eggs, the hash browns are cooked in a fryer that is only shared with fries (which are also gluten-free). It's not pancakes, but it works.
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Posted 02 January 2014 - 01:49 PM

I had good luck at Denny's the other day... I really miss greasy spoon diner food sometimes, but this was a decent substitute.  The eggs/omelets and hash browns were fine.  They have a pdf allegergen list on their website, and I spoke with the server before taking the plunge.  I'll admit I was scared because of the cross-contamination potential, but that was a couple of days ago... I'm feeling good.


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Posted 02 January 2014 - 02:08 PM

Not fast food at all - but resorts do breakfast well. Haven't run into pancakes or waffles but I rarely out those out, anyway...

I'm excited about Chik-Fil-A being an option!
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