Plan to visit a Ruby Tuesdays in the near future? Though this particular restaurant has long been hesitant to actually commit to anything being gluten free (or to place anything on their official website), it looks like they have finally come out with an official response when asked for a gluten free menu!
For your reference, here is the information Gluten Free Restaurants obtained regarding Ruby Tuesday’s gluten free menu; however, because foods and ingredients are constantly changing, please verify with your server prior to ordering anything off their menu:
Currently all of our fried food is prepared in soybean oil. Our French fries are fried in the same oil as our breaded items.
Please be aware that we do serve white and wheat hamburger buns which all contain wheat flour. Our premium knot roll and rolls used for Ruby Minis are white bread, while our Golden Bun used for most burgers is a wheat bun. All are made from wheat flour.
The following menu items are acceptable for guests with a gluten intolerance or Celiac Sprue disease:
- Steaks (with Ruby’s seasoning only)
- Chicken Oscar
- Chicken Fresco
- Any burger without bread (EXCLUSIONS: turkey burgers, the onion tanglers on minis, French fries)
- Broccoli as currently prepared
- Mashed potatoes as currently prepared
- Baked potato without sour cream
- Salad bar with discretion (excludes prepared salads on the salad bar)
Acceptable salad dressings:
- Bleu Cheese
- Lite Ranch
- Thousand Island
Unfortunately, for all other food items, Ruby Tuesday, Inc. cannot provide a listing of allergens that might be present in our menu items for the following reasons:
It is always possible, as we are preparing food in over 800 restaurants every day, that one item will be substituted for another, and that the substitute product’s contents may be different from the ingredients in the products we normally use.
As food is being prepared in our restaurants, it often comes in contact with other food, so even though a specific item may not contain allergens, it could be affected by another food item that does.
As with any restaurant that serves products that contains gluten, there is always going to be a risk of ignorance or cross contamination associated with eating out. As mentioned above, please verify with your server prior to ordering!