16 Best Gluten-Free Restaurants Philadelphia 2019

16 Best Gluten-Free Restaurants Philadelphia 2019

16 Best Gluten-Free Restaurants Philadelphia 2019

Philadelphia is known as one of America’s most important cities—especially since the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed here many many years ago. In addition to visiting historical sites like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, you may also find yourself running up the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps (like Rocky), or visiting America’s oldest farmers’ market, Reading Terminal Market. That hardly scratches the surface on this city, but you’re really here for the food. That’s why we’ve highlighted the best gluten-free restaurants Philadelphia has to offer. Below you’ll find both dedicated GF and Gluten-Free Friendly establishments.

Best Dedicated Gluten-Free

100% dedicated gluten-free restaurants in Philadelphia. Considered the gold standard for diners with Celiac Disease.

Farmer’s Keep

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Planted in the heart of the Philadelphia business district, Farmer’s Keep is a fast-casual restaurant with a focus on healthy food and craft drinks. With a focus on serving healthy, creative cuisine catering to all diets, all of the food you dig into here is Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Nut-Free, and Shellfish-Free. There’s plenty to get excited about here, including:

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Whole food bowls

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Kale salad

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Sweet potato and corn salad

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Italian style roast beef!

Also accommodates: dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, shellfish-free

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Pure Fare

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Pure Fare is like the hardware store for your health. They have fresh juices and smoothies, a made to order breakfast menu and grab and go entrees, salads, sandwiches, snacks and desserts.

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Everything is individually portioned, super convenient, and makes eating healthy and GF a breeze.

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Expect to dive into gf toast and egg sandwiches from the made to order menu, grab and go salads and sandwiches, 100% gluten free pastries & specialty items, plus juices, smoothies, and coffee.

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Sweet Freedom

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In a city known for its soft-pretzels, cheese-steaks, it can be challenging to find a tasty treat that caters to allergies and intolerances. Not any longer! At Sweet Freedom you can find an array of cupcakes, cakes, loaves, cookies, muffins, donuts, and breads…all 100% GF.

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“Not only are our products vegan (dairy-free, casein-free, egg-free) and gluten-free, but we avoid the use of corn, wheat, peanuts, and soy as well. The only sweeteners we will ever use are the most natural and unrefined of sugars that are gentler on your body. Rest assured that we also avoid the use of toxic chemical sweeteners and other highly processed sugars and preservatives at all times. We at Sweet Freedom bakery have made it our mission to provide the best tasting allergy-friendly treats that even those without allergies will love!”

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Taffets Bakery & Store

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At this artisan gluten free bakery and store in the heart of the Italian Market, you’ll find old-world baking, delicious flavors, and phenomenal 100% GF breads. Taffets Bakery continues on the tradition of small family owned and run shops that are unique and accessible to its customers and community.

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From Challah, baguettes, pizza crust, and philly pretzels to biscottis, cookies, muffins, and brownies…Taffets GF goods will not disappoint!

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The Happy Mixer

At its multiple locations in Chalfont and Newton, The Happy Mixer serves up 100% Gluten-Free breads, cookies, brownies, muffins, doughnuts and much more in its dedicated GF bakeries! All goodies are baked fresh every morning and throughout the day using a custom blend of multiple rice based flours. Stop in for some of the delicious bites below:

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Seasonal holiday treats like Carrot Cake Loaf with Cream Cheese Frosting!!

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Old Fashioned Cake Doughnuts like Vanilla Iced Cinnamon Crumb, Powdered Sugar, and Raspberry Jelly Filled.

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A variety of cupcakes, crumb cakes, brownies, and more!

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And a popular customer favorite—Raspberry, Strawberry, or Apricot Kiffles!

Also accommodates: dairy-free, vegan

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A&M Factory

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A&M factory has created a flavorful and nutritious menu that is sure to satisfy your taste buds and get your body back to loving life. The food here is delicious and healthy and the atmosphere is clean, warm, and welcoming. A few facts about A&M. The kitchen is Grain-Free, Gluten-Free, Peanut-Free, Cashew-Free, Soy Free, GMO free and Dairy-Free (except for Goat Cheese). All produce is Organic. All meats are Pasture-Raised. Black Beans are pressure-cooked to remove harmful Lectins. The food is absolutely delicious. Here’s a mere sampling of what to expect: Sandwiches on homemade, grain-free toast or focaccia bread.

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“Flamingo Lake” & homemade grain free focaccia with EVOO.

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Homemade nachos, soup, dragon fruit smoothie bowls & more.

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Grain free waffles, or even better, chicken and waffles!

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Green eggs and ham.

Also accommodates: cashew-free, dairy-free, grain-free, organic, paleo, peanut-free, soy-free

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Sweetah’s Gluten Free Bake Shop

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Sweetah’s Gluten Free Bake Shop is the place to go for 100% gluten-free, soy-free desserts with vegan options. “We continue to offer 100% GF cupcakes, scones, dessert bars, brownies, cookies and mini breads made with premium gluten free flours, many organic ingredients and local ingredients when possible.” With treats like the ones you’ll see below, there’s no doubt Sweetah’s has succeeded in offering safe delicious goodies for Celiacs.

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Seasonal GF mini caramel apple cakes and medium honey bundt cakes loaded with organic Granny Smiths, pecans, homemade caramel, and a premium gluten free flour blend.

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Vegan and gluten free cupcakes.

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Gluten free chocolate chunk cookies that taste just like Toll House cookies.

Also accommodates: soy-free, vegan

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Gangster Vegan Organics

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Detoxify your body and revitalize your mind at Gangster Vegan Organics. All menu items are vegan, 100% organic, 100% gluten-free, 100% soy-free, refined sugar free and made with love!

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You’ll find some of the best organic, raw, vegan, juices, smoothies, and food this side of the planet.

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Food is transformed to masterpieces like this Notorious Toona Salad with homemade sunflower seed toona, romaine, marinated kale, red onion, red bell pepper, carrots, cucumbers, cilantro date dressing, and cashew cheeze.

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Close out the meal with a slice of raw, organic GF Chocolate Pie made in house with bananas, coconut oil, dates, maple syrup, cacao powder, cacao nibs, sunflower seeds, and vanilla.

Also accommodates:  organic, soy-free, vegan

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Real Food Eatery

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At its multiple locations around Philly, enjoy fast, filling, and delicious GF dining out without breaking the bank at Real Food Eatery. “All of our recipes are 100% gluten free” and “we list every single ingredient in our food.” Anyone whose eaten out gluten-free long enough knows just how important transparency is. Dine in comfort and enjoy some of these dishes:

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Build your own plates and salads featuring seared-to-order meats & homemade veggies.

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Mom’s Meatballs—A killer recipe that swaps breadcrumbs for quinoa, uses thoughtfully sourced 100% pasture-raised beef, and packs sautéed mushrooms and bell pepper for a veg boost. You can taste the quality and care that goes into making these bad boys. Try them on a plate, bowl or salad. They pair particularly well with housemade sriracha or pesto.

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Don’t forget the salad! Like this Cobb Caesar with ample bacon, avocado and cheddar.

Also accommodates: vegan

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Posh Pop Bakeshop

If you’ve been missing deserts since going GF, then this is your place! Just outside of Philadelphia in Downtown Haddonfield, you can find Posh Pop Bakeshop. This certified Gluten-Free bakeshop offers cakes, pies, cookies, cake pops and so many more creative creations! Want a little breakfast, lunch, or dinner with your dessert? No problem, the café menu sports GF dishes like waffles, crepes, omelets, paninis, and salads. Here’s a little something to get you excited about visiting:

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How about a slice of this Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Cheesecake?

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Maybe you’d like to try one of the ultimate favorite cakes ever—S’mores Cake Slices!

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You can even pre-order custom cupcakes like these dairy-free Vanilla Confetti Cupcakes!

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Try one of the many cakes like Black & White, Tall Dark & Handsome, Cookies & Cream, and Hot Fudge Sundae!

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If you’re lucky enough, maybe you’ll stop in when these White Chocolate Raspberry Fudge Brownies are available.  Dark and white chocolate chips & fresh raspberries are baked inside fudge brownies topped with dark and white chocolate drizzle + fresh raspberries!

Also accommodates: dairy-free

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Fox & Son Fancy Corndogs

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You’ll think you died and went to fried food heaven at Fox & Son Fancy Corndogs. Located at the intersection of aisle C and aisle 4 inside the historic Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia, Fox & Son features carnival food at its finest.

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The menu features corn dogs, poutine, fresh cheese curds, funnel cake, hand cut fries, and more.

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Everything here is 100% gluten-free, and according to management they make “no exceptions” on that.

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Best Gluten-Free Friendly

Not dedicated gluten-free restaurants but have taken steps to ensure a safer gluten-free dining experience.

The Couch Tomato Cafe’ & Bistro

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In the heart of Main Street in Manayunk and in West Chester, The Couch Tomato Café is a popular spot for thin-crust NY-style pizza, as well as large, fresh, & creative salads. The Café specializes in artisan pizzas and craft salads that focus heavily on being healthy and creative. Though not a dedicated GF facility, both the Café and Bistro have plenty of GF options…the most popular of which is GF pizza. The pizzas are made in the same stone oven as the regular pizzas, but according to management all GF pizzas and items are “cooked on a separate surface if it’s a gluten-free.”

The Couch Tomato Cafe’ & Bistro has committed itself to making safe gluten-free dining a priority, which is only reinforced by being one of the highest rated restaurants on Find Me Gluten Free.

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Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse

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Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse Philadelphia is a jewel in the Philadelphia restaurant world, and a favorite of GF patrons. Situated on the second floor in the historic Provident Bank Building, this is the place to visit for those classic Italian favorites you’ve been craving. The concept behind Davio’s is simple, regional Italian food with a focus on the grill. Davio’s serves everything from aged steaks to simple-yet-unique pasta creations; all prepared by hand.

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GF diners will have a full separate GF menu for lunch, dinner, and even Sunday brunch. All pasta dishes can be made with gluten-free brown rice pasta and are prepared in a separate pot cooked on the stove. The pasta Bolognese is a favorite! Fried foods are not gluten-free so you’ll want to pass on those.

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Other popular choices include GF gnocci with mushrooms and truffle oil, steaks, and seafood including the raw bar tower with Maine lobster, lump crab, shrimp, oysters, clams, tuna, crudo!

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P.S. & Co.

P.S. & Co. is a 100% organic, plant-based cafe serving breakfast, lunch, snacks, cold-pressed juices, bakery items, coffee and tea. 99% of the menu here is gluten-free with the sole exception being a whole wheat wrap option. Other than that, the menu is fair game.

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Try the bikini burger with bbq tempeh, pickled pineapple, baby greens, cashew mozzarella spread, on aquafaba brioche bun.

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Organic acai bowls and superfood smoothies are also a popular choice.

Also accommodates:  nut-free, soy-free

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Jay’s Steak & Hoagie Joint

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How can you not have a cheesesteak when in Philly? You can’t! Now GF diners can partake in a Philadelphia classic at Jay’s Steak & Hoagie Joint. Though not 100% GF, this is one place that goes above and beyond to make it’s GF customers feel safe while dining.

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They use an entirely separate dedicated GF fryer for anything fried and a separate GF grill for preparing GF cheesesteaks. All GF cheesesteaks are loaded onto Against The Grain rolls…and if you’re GF/DF, they also have GF/DF roll option.

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Popular favorites include the fries, chicken fingers, wings, cheesesteaks, and hoagies. All items on the menu in GREEN can be made gluten-free.

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Sazon Restaurant & Café

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Open 6 days a week for dinner and weekend brunch, Sazon is the place to go for traditional, homestyle Venezuelan cuisine and plenty of GF options like arepas, empanadas, yucca frita, and more. No stranger to gluten-free guests, Sazon takes extra steps to make sure GF meals are safely prepared. “Ninety percent of Sazon’s menu is Gluten-Free. When food items are fried they are fried in pure corn oil in a separate area in separate gluten-free oil.” If you’ve yet to try an arepa before, this would be the place to go. These tasty corn patties called are grilled to perfection and stuffed with meats, cheeses, eggs, veggies and beans.

Cash only and located in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia.

Also accommodates: vegetarian

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