The Cheesecake Factory Gluten-Free Menu

Here is the complete Cheesecake Factory Gluten-Free menu.

The Cheesecake Factory Gluten-Free Menu 2019

The Cheesecake Factory has a very large menu and also provide a lot of gluten-free options. They have been working to roll out gluten-free options on their menu for years, but it is still pretty much impossible to find any official allergen information on their website. That being said, The Cheesecake Factory actually has a lot of gluten-free food and gluten-free alternatives. They should have gluten-free buns upon request and also gluten-free pasta along with all of their other dishes that naturally don’t contain gluten. Our suggestion is to make sure to check the menu at your local restaurant and inform your server if you are wanting to eat gluten-free, as results may vary by location. Also be aware that with some items, some cross contamination may occur due to the shared preparation environment in their kitchens.

Appetizers

  • Fire-Roasted Fresh Artichoke
  • AHI Carpaccio
  • Sweet Corn Tamales Cakes
  • Factory Nachos
  • Guacamole Made-to-Order

Appetizer Salads

  • Tossed Green Salad
  • Caesar Salad
  • Boston House Salad
  • French Country Salad
  • Fresh Vegetable Salad
  • Modern “Waldorf” Salad
  • Factory Chopped Salad

Small Plates & Snacks

  • Beets with Goat Cheese
  • Edamame
  • Greek Salad
  • Fresh Kale Salad
  • Endive Salad
  • Little House Salad
  • Arugula Salad
  • Warm Asparagus Salad

Lunch Specials

  • Lunch Salads
  • Lunch Pasta
  • Lunch Shepard’s Pie
  • Lunch Grilled Salmon

Glamburgers®

Ask for a gluten-free bun.

  • Old Fashioned Burger
  • Mushroom Burger
  • Americana Cheeseburger
  • Grilled Turkey Burger
  • The Incredible Eggplant Sandwich

Pasta

Ask for gluten-free pasta.

  • Tomato Basil Pasta
  • Pasta Carbonara
  • Four Cheese Pasta
  • Evelyn’s Favorite Pasta
  • Pasta with Chicken and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
  • Pasta with Chicken and Roasted Garlic
  • Garlic Pasta
  • Shrimp and Fusilli

Salads

  • Caesar Salad
  • Sheila’s Cashew Chicken Salad
  • Carlton Salad
  • Cobb Salad
  • Herb Crusted Salmon Salad
  • Seared Tuna Tataki Salad

Specialties

  • Shepard’s Pie
  • Lemon-Herb Roasted Chicken
  • Fresh Grilled Salmon

Steaks & Chops

  • Chargrilled Coulotte Steak
  • Grilled Pork Chop
  • Steak Diane
  • Grilled Rib-Eye Steak
  • Petite Filet
  • Filet Mignon

Side Dishes

  • French Fries (Warning: the french fries are prepared in the same fryer as the onion rings and chicken fingers.)
  • Green Beans
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Corn Succotash
  • Sauteed Spinach

Eggs & Omelettes

  • Farm Fresh Eggs
  • Mini Egg Breakfast
  • Factory Create an Omelette
  • California Omelette
  • Spinach, Mushroom, Bacon and Cheese Omelette

Desserts

  • Godiva® Chocolate Cheese Cake
  • Hot Fudge Sundae
  • Bowl of Fresh Strawberries
  • Bowl of Ice Cream

Kid’s Menu

  • Kid’s Pasta (Ask for gluten-free pasta)
  • Butter and Parmesan
  • Marinara Sauce
  • Alfredo Sauce
  • Kid’s Grilled Chicken
  • Kid’s Scoop of Ice Cream
  • Kid’s Mini Hot Fudge Sundae
  • Kid’s Strawberries

Skinnylicious®

  • Greek Salad
  • Beets with Goat Cheese
  • Little House Salad
  • Edamame
  • Endive Salad
  • Arugula Salad
  • Mexican Chicken Lettuce Wrap Tacos
  • Skinnylicious® Grilled Artichoke
  • Warm Asparagus  Salad
  • AHI Carpaccio
  • French Country Salad
  • Skinnylicous® Caesar Salad
  • Skinnylicous® Fresh Vegetable Salad
  • Skinnylicous® Factory Chopped Salad
  • Skinnylicous® Pear & Endive Salad
  • Skinnylicous® Herb Crusted Salmon Salad
  • Seared Tuna Takaki Salad

Low Calorie Specialties

  • Mahi Mahi & Shrimp Veracruz
  • Petite Grilled Tenderloin of Beef

The Cheesecake Factory History

The first Cheesecake Factory restaurant was opened in Beverly Hills, California in 1978 by David Overton. However, their story started much earlier than that. During the 1940’s, his mother Evelyn Overton came across a special recipe in the dailies that inspired her “Original” Cheesecake. The dessert was received well by the local community and they started placing orders in large numbers, but eventually after having two kids, David and Renee, she stopped selling the desserts and moved over to California to raise them.

When her son David grew up, he decided to launch the first Cheesecake Factory restaurant in a bid to showcase his mom’s selection of cheesecakes. Through hard work and determination, the company has since grown to include more than 200 locations found across the world. By 1995, the firm had moved their headquarters from Woodland Hills to their new corporate offices in Calabasas Hills. They were also hiring additional staff and starting production at their new bakery facility.

By the end of that year, the company was making over $100 million in sales for the first time and restaurant and bakery sales also increased by 37 percent. Individual restaurants also continued averaging $8.6 million annually, a figure significantly higher than the $1.3 million made by their competitors during that time.

Currently, the company manages a average priced, casual dining food chain that’s famous for its elegant interior design and diverse menu. Sometimes customers can wait up to two hours before getting a table. There are more than 200 items to choose from which are all listed on their 18 page menu, including well over 40 different types of cheesecakes.

In a new distribution strategy, the company entered a contract with Host Marriot to develop a dessert booth at the Los Angeles International Airport. If this venture becomes successful, they plan to launch even more locations of the same type in other parts of the country. With no existing debt and the restaurant also generating sales at a phenomenal pace, the Cheesecake Factory is a true model of success in the restaurant industry.

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Summary

The Cheesecake Factory has a lot of gluten-free food and a good amount of gluten-free alternatives as well. They provide gluten-free buns and pasta which is great, and they also have a ton of other food that naturally doesn’t contain gluten. The only negative here is that they aren’t very vocal about their gluten-free stance or gluten-free menu on their website, so experiences may vary at different locations. But if your looking for a new place to try for some gluten-free food, this could be it!

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15 thoughts on “The Cheesecake Factory Gluten-Free Menu”

  1. According to Godiva’s website, people with Celiac shouldn’t eat their products as all may have gluten in them (presumably cross contamination).

    • Hi Connie, as far as I know they don’t have any gluten-free cheesecake, ironically. However, for food items, they do have some good alternatives, even gluten-free buns.

      • Hi I just had the coffee gluten free cheesecake with no problems. Delicious and my celiac daughter shared it with me. Also they have plain. I can’t wait to go it’s been so long my hub bought it for me today as a treat. Now we are planning to go for my DH bday. Thanks again!

  2. I see there is a three cheese pasta that is gluten free and pasta for the kids is but is the kids Mac and cheese gluten free?

    • Hey Holly, I’m not sure if the Mac and Cheese is gluten-free or not… you would have to ask at your local Cheesecake Factory. If you find out, please let us know! Thanks

  3. Just a heads up, the edamame is not always gluten free. I just found out last night that the Cheesecake factory located at the Maryland Live casino in Hanover MD reused pasta water to cook theirs, as we found slimed bits of pasta in our order. When we sent it back our server asked if we would like another order but cooked in fresh water this time….

  4. The French fries are done in the same fryer as the onion rings / chicken fingers. So they are not good for celiacs. Just speak to the manager to confirm your order. They are very helpful.

  5. I think it would be really great to have at least a few more selections of gluten free cheesecake. After all, its the best cheesecake in the world!!!! Come on guys, please.

  6. Many people with celiacs that I know also cannot have dairy, like me. I also cannot have nuts. I wish more places would use Daiya products so there would be dairy free options for cheese and even cheesecake! There are milk substitutes such as Rice and Soy.
    Thank you!

  7. It seems that celiac disease and lactose intolerance are kissing cousins.
    I am celiac and lactose intolerant. It would be nice to have flourless cake.
    There are so many fantastic gluten free recipes on the internet that you
    could make the whole menue gluten free and people would think it is great.
    Many more ingredients beyond rice and corn.
    Thanks. Joan

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