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Guhlia

Chili's In Lancaster, Pa

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Ok, so we just got a new Chili's about a year ago and I haven't had the guts to try it up until today. I really wanted to meet my friend for lunch and Chili's was the only place that made sense since Outback isn't open at lunch time. So, I printed off the Chili's gluten free menu and headed in with my Triumph cards. When I walked in, I asked the hostess if they could do gluten free. She didn't even give me a funny look. She said "sure, not a problem" and got me a gluten free menu right away. I was impressed. I didn't ask for a manager, but I made sure that the waiter understood how sick I would get and he assured me that he would talk to the coach before making our food. Well, the food came out and looked amazing. We ate, both me and my daughter are currently gluten free. It's 5 hours later and I still feel great so I'm assuming that I didn't get glutened. My daughter is also doing well and she normally gets a belly ache over anything.

I just wanted to share our positive experience. I think it definitely helped that we showed up right as they were opening their doors to the public. Either way, I will try them out again for an early lunch. It was so nice being able to sit down at a normal lunch spot and eat with a friend. :) :) :)


~Angie~

Gluten free since May 2004

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Angie

This is great news Thanks! My college friends and I always meet up for dinner and if they don't come to Harrisburg we meet down their way in Lancaster/York. It is nice to know I have another option. Good to hear your meal was great!!! what did you have?


~~~~Gluten Free since 9/2004~~~~~~

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More Locals! I'm in Camp Hill (during the week at least!) I will have to see if the Chili's in Mechanicsburg is anygood. They just opened. Normally I eat El Rodeo if we feel like going out, I like options!

Have either of you been to Cheeseburger in Paradise in York?

I might take a ride down there to try out more choices.


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I had a bacon burger with loaded mashed potato (YUM) and Tori had a cheeseburger with the same mashed potato. She LOVED their burgers. I LOVED their loaded mashed potato! We will definitely be going back.

I haven't tried Cheeseburger in Paradise yet, but I keep meaning to. Trouble is that whenever we're in the York area it's so late that restaurants are already closed OR we're running so late we don't have time to stop. I would like to try it though one of these days.

SunnyDyRain, there are a few people here from the Lancaster/York/Harrisburg/Lebanon area, maybe 10 or so... Probably more than that though. Isn't it a strange comfort knowing that you're not alone??? :)


~Angie~

Gluten free since May 2004

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I've eaten at our Chili's several times with no problems. I do ask to talk to the manager, though, and explain that the grill has to be cleaned before they cook my meat and they are always willing to supervise the kitchen staff.

It's nice to have a place one feels relatively safe eating out.


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I think a Chili's just opened in Union Deposit but I am not not 100% sure, there have been a surge of new places over there.


~~~~Gluten Free since 9/2004~~~~~~

Friends may come and go but Sillies are Forever!!!!!!!

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We're not in PA. However, we ate at Chili's the other night successfully too. We had eaten there before and she had gotten sick a long time ago. She had the fries :(

Anyway, now that I KNOW they have a gluten-free menu and asked for the manager, all was well. She had ribs and plain corn on the cob. She loved it!


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Carleigh~ 10 years old, allergic to wheat, milk, peanuts, strawberries, and many EAs. She is currently soy-light and egg-light ~ celiac testing inconclusive by allergist.

Gluten-Free since 10/05 She's a gymnast. : )

Nick ~ 13 years old with no known allergies.

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Yeah, they have a gluten free menu online. Some Chili's apparently have the menu on site too. Ours did. I was really impressed that the hostess knew what gluten free meant. That gave me some comfort. I was really worried about eating out at a new place, pregnant. If you check out your chili's, try the loaded mashed potatoes! They're really good! I'm craving them right now.


~Angie~

Gluten free since May 2004

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