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Cafe Avalaun

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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
1. Best Gluten Free
1. Best Gluten Free
"celiac it is wonderful to know I can stop in for breakfast, grab lunch"
Mary A
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2. Delicious selection of crepes
2. Delicious selection of crepes
"They offer breakfast crêpes they offer sweet crêpes and savory crêpe"
Carol L
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3. Feels homey and welcoming
3. Feels homey and welcoming
"immediate impression was cozy, warm and contemporary. The owner, Brian"
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Only 100% Gluten-Free cafe, restaurant, caterer and bakery in the Cleveland, OH area. Menu is mostly focused on crepes, panini and more. We do special events like pop up dinners every month.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
American, Cafe
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife has a Gluten Sensitivity and I am a vegetarian. Saw this place online. Friendly and helpful employees behind the counter where you order. Many selections of loose tea. They do serve lunch items - but we were there for breakfast. I ordered the...More

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Brian D, Owner at Cafe Avalaun, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to offer ideas on what are important to you and perhaps others that have similar thoughts. We shall take this opportunity to examine your input to try new ideas and see what the public response is. I am especially...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

This strip mall joint in an anonymous seeming area turned out to be one of the best food experiences we have had in a long time! We visited this cafe on two occasions during our recent trip to the area. It was one of the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Intelligent, enlightening atmosphere with excellent abundant food choices for everyone who are food conscious.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend is allergic to practically everything! We have gone here several times for food and coffee and she can enjoy all the things she loves. I then held a meetup event here and the staff were super friendly and helpful. Super accommodating. The prices,...More

Thank Nathan L
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is a designated gluten-free restaurant. They also offer options of dairy free, vegetarian, vegan, soy free, not free options. And the flavors are amazing. They specialize in crepes. They offer breakfast crêpes they offer sweet crêpes and savory crêpe plus omelette’s and many...More

Thank Carol L
Brian D, Owner at Cafe Avalaun, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thanks Carol! We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. We strive to accommodate special dietary needs because I've been dealing with these issues most of my life and I know first hand how difficult it can be to dine out for...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Pros: Store vibe - delightful, chalkboard signs, small but welcoming Staff - Young staff but everyone so far has been delightful. No typical sluggish behavior of young people stuck on their cell phones. They make the food and take their time and still have pleasant...More

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Brian D, Owner at Cafe Avalaun, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Wow! A very nice thorough review. You covered a lot and some of your points are well taken. I agree on some of them and will work to adjust. Especially the table. It used to be filled with a little decretive moss. Which was kind...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018

We are SO spoiled in CLE to have a 100% GF cafe. I have been going to Cafe Avalaun since they opened. As a celiac it is wonderful to know I can stop in for breakfast, grab lunch, order take out on their special nights...More

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I took my oldest there for breakfast on St. Paddy's Day prior to back-to-college errands. Walking in, I saw the Irish Blessing painted on the back wall. A sign? Anyone who's celiac knows the range of emotions--fear, embarrassment, dread--of eating out. This was the first...More

Thank Ann F
Brian D, Owner at Cafe Avalaun, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

So glad you are pleased. Thank you so very much!

Reviewed 16 March 2018

While I have no digestive issues but choose this cafe for the variety of delicious healthy unique and creative menu items I noted on the online menu- paninis,crepes, tacos, soups, salads, bakery items (muffins, scones, cookies, cupcakes) I was delighted watching plated items come to...More

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Brian D, Owner at Cafe Avalaun, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

So glad you enjoy our cafe. We appreciate you taking the time to review us. See you again soon. - Chef Brian

Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This place blew my mind! I’m a Cleveland Gal who has lived West Coast for five years now. The chef/owner is not only creative, but produces the most healthy delicious food I’ve ever tasted in Vegan cooking. He catered to my allergies and provided me...More

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