Below are gluten-free options at one of the most successful u.s. fast-food chains on the west coast, Jack in the Box!
Unfortunately, Jack in the Box is one of those fast food restaurants that has a very limited selection of gluten free menu items, especially main dishes and they have no breakfast food options. But not to worry, gluten-free food items are at Jack In The Box!
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Table of Contents
- Jack In The Box Allergen Information And Cross Contamination
- Jack In The Box History
- Jack In The Box Gluten-Free Menu Options
- Are Jack In The Box Hamburger Patties Gluten-Free?
- Is The Chicken Teriyaki Bowl At Jack In The Box Gluten-Free?
- Do Jack In The Box Tacos Use Corn Tortillas?
Jack In The Box Allergen Information And Cross Contamination
On their website, Jack In The Box says that their products are made and served with egg, milk, soy, fish, and wheat. While the list of ingredients or nutrition facts does not include one of the said allergens, they may prepare other food items with the same equipment used in other products containing one or more of the allergens. Thus, you should always double check determining which food can be consumed at their restaurant if you have any food allergies or a gluten sensitivity. As there is a huge risk of cross-contamination.
Jack In The Box History
Jack in the Box is a popular fast food chain that was founded in 1951 by Robert Peterson. It was established in San Diego, California where it started out as a tiny restaurant. Over the years the once local restaurant evolved into a restaurant chain that has 2,200 locations operating primarily in the west coast region of the United States. Their fast-food restaurants are known for serving fan favorites such as egg rolls, black beans, hot dogs, onion rings, regular French fries, curly fries among others. The company also owns a small sister company known as Qdoba Mexica Grill.
Jack In The Box Gluten-Free Menu Options
While there isn’t a separate Jack In The Box allergen menu for those with celiac disease or eating a gluten-free diet, Jack In The Box luckily does feature food items that may pass as gluten-free. Some of which are their salads such as the Chicken Club Salad and sauces like Sour Cream.
Now onto the gluten-free items found on the menu !
Sauces And Condiments
- Buttermilk House Dipping Sauce
- Fire Roasted Salsa
- Buffalo Dipping Sauce
- Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce
- Log Cabin
- Sweet & Sour Dipping Sauce
- Tartar Sauce
- Zesty Marinara Sauce
- Chipotle Sauce
- Creamy Italian Sauce
- Creamy Ranch Sauce
- Peppercorn Mayo
- Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce
- Fire Roasted Salsa
- Grape Jelly
- Grilled Onions
- Pride Margarine Spread
- Red Onion
- Secret Sauce
- Sour Cream
- Strawberry Jelly
- Taco Sauce
Gluten-Free Sides At Jack And The Box
- Hash Browns Sticks (5 pcs.)
- Chiquita Apple Bites with caramel
Gluten-Free Salads At Jack And The Box
- Chicken Club Salad with Julienne Chicken
- Grilled Chicken Salad
- Side Salad
- Southwest Chicken Salad with Julienne Chicken
Note: The above features salad options without wheat flour or gluten ingredients. However, it is important to note, what Jack In The Box’s Allergen Information Handbook states: “Allergen information does not include salad dressing or crunch toppings.”
Gluten-Free Main Courses Jack And The Box
- The only thing is there grilled chicken strips (important there breaded chicken strips are not gluten-free as they are made with wheat flour!). Hopefully more gf options for main courses will be offered in the future!)
Shakes And Desserts
- Shake, Chocolate with Whipped Topping
- Shake, Strawberry with Whipped Topping
- Shake, Vanilla with Whipped Topping
- Barq’s Root Beer
- Coffee, High Mountain Arabica (Regular & Decaf)
- Dasani Bottled Water
- Diet Coke
- Diet Dr. Pepper
- Dr. Pepper
- Fanta Orange
- Fanta Strawberry
- Gold Peak Classic Blend Iced Tea
- Hi-C Fruit Punch
- Iced Coffee, Caramel M x
- Iced Coffee, Mocha M x
- Iced Coffee, Original M x
- Jumpin’ Jack’s Splash
- Jumpin’ Jack’s Splash, Diet
- Milk, Low Fat 1% M
- 100% Apple Juice Minute Maid
- Lemonade Minute Maid
- Orange Juice Minute Maid
Are Jack In The Box Hamburger Patties Gluten-Free?
Jack in the Box’s sandwiches and burgers are all made on gluten-containing bread so aren’t suitable for a gluten-free dieter.
Is The Chicken Teriyaki Bowl At Jack In The Box Gluten-Free?
Not all restaurants may honor this request, but you can ask for the teriyaki bowl with grilled chicken instead of the teriyaki chicken. The teriyaki sauce is the only thing that makes the bowl (contains rice, chicken, and broccoli) not gluten-free.