Now here’s the best part, Longhorn Steakhouse actually has a wide variety of items on their menu that are not only super delicious, but are also completely gluten-free! That’s right, if you happen to adhere to a gluten-free diet whether by choice or by necessity, Longhorn Steakhouse would have you covered. They can also modify existing menu items in order to make them gluten-free, you simply have to inform the waiter of your dietary restrictions when choosing items marked with an “(M).”This signifies that a certain menu item can be modified to conform to a gluten-free diet.
It should be noted, however, that Longhorn Steakhouse still warns customers that “because of the handcrafted nature of our menu items, the shared cooking and preparation areas in our kitchen and our reliance on our suppliers for accurate information, we cannot completely eliminate the risk of cross-contact or guarantee that any item is free of any allergen.” Also, “lack of gluten-containing ingredients does not necessarily meet the definition of ‘gluten-free’ for those who are highly sensitive.”
Although there will always be some level of risk involved when dining out, especially for those who follow special diets, please don’t let that stop you from going out and enjoying your meal. The demand for gluten-free menu items has never been higher, so know that you are not alone and that many restaurants like Longhorn Steakhouse are prepared to accommodate your dietary needs. Just make sure to inform your waiter about your dietary restrictions, download or print the allergen menu off the Longhorn Steakhouse website, and get creative - just because a complete gluten-free meal may not be provided or isn’t quite your taste, you can create your own entrée by knowing which items you can have and piecing together your very own unique gluten-free meal.
So don’t let your diet restrict your fun, and definitely don’t let it restrict where you eat, especially if you are in the mood for steak because Longhorn Steakhouse has a long list of gluten-free steak dinners that are a must try.
Please note that prices may vary from region to region as well as availability of certain menu items. However, you can go to their website http://www.longhornsteakhouse.com/home to find complete menus for your particular area as well as all allergen and nutritional information.