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blueeyedmanda

Chili's.....great!

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Hi Everyone, just wanted to let you know I had a great dinner at Chili's tonight!

I took along a copy of the gluten free menu I got off their website. My waitress was great. Everything came out perfectly. I got a bacon burger with no bun and loaded mashed potatoes. Chilis does not have baked potatoes. My waitress said they had quite a few people with gluten intolerances there dining in the past few weeks, and this is a new Chilis and has not been open long. She even told me about her friends mom who had celiac. She also asked me to clarify something for her. A gentleman was telling her the other night about how he couldn't have the fries due to gluten. I ordered to mashed potatoes. She asked how I could have those but french fries were bad. I explained about how sometimes they are dusted with flower or seasoned. She was in awe. It was nice to see someone interested in learning more. The chili's gluten free menu says omit fries, and now she saw the meaning behind it.

I will go back again I had great service. I hope this helps people in my area who are looking for a nice place to go.

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Happy birthday Manda! :D

Don't know if a thread was started earlier or not. :)

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Hi Everyone, just wanted to let you know I had a great dinner at Chili's tonight!

I took along a copy of the gluten free menu I got off their website. My waitress was great. Everything came out perfectly. I got a bacon burger with no bun and loaded mashed potatoes. Chilis does not have baked potatoes. My waitress said they had quite a few people with gluten intolerances there dining in the past few weeks, and this is a new Chilis and has not been open long. She even told me about her friends mom who had celiac. She also asked me to clarify something for her. A gentleman was telling her the other night about how he couldn't have the fries due to gluten. I ordered to mashed potatoes. She asked how I could have those but french fries were bad. I explained about how sometimes they are dusted with flower or seasoned. She was in awe. It was nice to see someone interested in learning more. The chili's gluten free menu says omit fries, and now she saw the meaning behind it.

I will go back again I had great service. I hope this helps people in my area who are looking for a nice place to go.

Also, there is a cross contamination issue with anything that is fried.

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That is awesome! Glad you had good eatin'. Their ribs were one of DDs favorite things preDX so it's nice to know those were a keeper!

We've been to Chilis a few times with great success. I also don't think the fryers are dedicated which would explain why the fries aren't safe, but who knows. Our servers have always been so careful to make sure DDs food is safe.

I email them every time we have a good experience but no gift certificates yet. :D

We did join the "frequent diners club" they have and it works at Chilis, On the Border (no gluten-free menu that I've seen), Maggianos and one other place. Between Chilis and Maggianos we've had great dining experience and want to reap some rewards for our loyalty.

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I've been glutened at a chilis about three years ago. But I would like to give the Mechanicsburg one another try, cause I pass Mechanicsburg quite often. It's only like 15-20 minutes from us. Can you explain how I can find the Chilis? I'm coming off of 81 and down 114.

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