National Gluten Free Day is January 13, and these valley restaurants have made gluten-free dining easy and delicious with endless options and catering menus for their gluten-free customers.
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A local favorite known for having something on their menu for everyone’s dietary needs, Pita Jungle’s Gluten Free Menu features most of their classic Mediterranean dishes made to order with gluten free substitutions! Gluten-free options include their wood-fired pizzas, wraps and bowls, salads, healthy burgers, and even signature entrees like their Chicken Tikka Masala and Keto & Paleo platter. Gluten-free options are even offered up to the pita to dip in their famous hummus!
Details: www.pitajungle.com/menu/sans gluten
This French-inspired restaurant offers a range of gluten-free options, including Le Bowl for $ 15. With brown rice as a base (or cauliflower rice for $ 2 more), The Bowl is served with tomatoes, avocado, arugula, Comté imported from France, parmesan shavings and Sriracha mayo. You can also choose from several protein options to complement these fresh ingredients.
Eat in the car
What could be better than home comfort food? Homemade, gluten-free comfort food! With an easy-to-identify menu of gluten-free options, Eat Up serves gluten-free comfort with soups and chilies, salads, baked potato varieties and more! Even their baked chocolate chip cookies are gluten free! Eat Up Drive In is open for lunch and dinner for curbside, drive-thru, and dinner, and guests can enjoy family, individual, and kids’ meals.
Fancy a gluten-free breakfast? US Egg has a special menu dedicated to this dietary need that’s filled with traditional breakfast items such as waffles, French toast, and a breakfast sandwich. US Egg is also open for lunch and serves all of its burgers and sandwiches on gluten-free toast. All of the verified gluten-free items on their menu are made by Gluten-Free Creations Bakery, a local business.
EAT by Stacey Weber
With weekly specials, take-out, and meal preparation services covering breakfast, lunch and dinner, EAT by Stacey Weber makes it easy to eat gluten with endless meal options prepared using seasonal and local ingredients. Popular gluten-free items include the Vegetarian Turkey Meatballs with Marinara Spaghetti and Zucchini Lemon Muffins! Not only do they make it easier to consume gluten-free products, their ready meals also make it easy to prepare and deliver gluten-free options right to your door! Customers can place their orders every week until Thursday at 8:00 a.m. for Sunday or Monday pickup or Sunday delivery.
Flower Child has a menu option for everyone, from gluten-free to vegan, sugar-free, or paleo. Each Arizona location has their own menu, but all of their items are tagged to indicate dietary considerations. Examples of gluten-free dishes from their Phoenix Arcadia location include Keto Turkey Sausage and Zucchini Lasagna, Teriyaki Shrimp and Avocado, and the Glow Bowl with Spicy Sweet Potato Noodles.
Find your location and menu here. Flower Child is currently open for in-place and take-out dining at all of its establishments in Arizona, with the exception of its Tempe restaurant, which is only open to take-out. See more details on .iamaflowerchild.com.
This award-winning brewery not only offers a wide selection of spirits, including beers with reduced gluten content, but it also maintains a long list of gluten-free entrees and side dishes. From lettuce-wrapped sandwiches and burgers to a Mediterranean plank, cauliflower “wings” and crispy pork cutlets, there are options for a range of dietary needs.
These gluten-free options are only available at the Pedal Haus’ Tempe location. See all menu items here. Pedal Haus in Tempe is currently open for take out or dine in. Order a take out meal here: pedalhausbrewery.com.
The streets of New York
What makes award-winning pizza even better? When it’s also prepared with a gluten-free crust! The streets of New York and its 23 local and family branches across Arizona don’t just use specially chosen ingredients that are always handcrafted and dough mixed by hand for the perfect New York-style pie, they also offer a creation of your own gluten-free pizza with a gluten-free crust and coleslaw crust -flower available! Remember, Mondays buy any pizza and enjoy the second half !!
Located near downtown Phoenix, the family-run Wild Thaiger offers 14 gluten-free options, including a selection of salads, hot dishes, curries and seafood to choose from. Try the Gluten Free Pad Thai with your choice of chicken or tofu vegetables for $ 11.95 or the De-Cha Boar which features lean farm wild boar, kaffir lime, green beans, bamboo shoots and Thai hot sauce for $ 16.95.
Not in the valley but still looking for gluten free options? Tucson Tamale offers a range of celiac safe, vegetarian, vegan or animal protein tamales. Made from masa (ground corn), tamales contain organic corn flour, non-GMO canola oil, and organic vegetable broth. Choose from options like beef and chipotle cheese, green chili and cheese, or blue corn and dairy-free veg.