Where to Go Gluten Free

These bakeries, markets, pizzerias and restaurants specialize in gluten free fare or offer substantial options for gluten-free eating.

Several New Jersey bakeries feature gluten free options


Fallon’s Gluten Free Bake Shop (Fords) The name says it all. Fallon’s features sweet treats, along with multigrain and rye breads, hamburger buns and pizza. 339 Crows Mill Rd, 732-710-3338, fallonsglutenfreebakeshop.com

Gluten Free Gloriously (Stirling) All gluten free, the bakery also features many dairy-free items. Available ready to eat or fresh frozen. 267 Main Ave, 908-647-7337, glutenfreegloriously.com

Pink Frosting Bakery (Verona) A largely organic “allergy-friendly vegan bakery,” Pink Frosting offers gluten-free cupcakes, cookies and cakes. 534 Bloomfield Ave, 973-239-1048, pinkfrostingbakery.com

Posh Pop Bakery
(Red Bank) Entirely gluten-free and all-natural, Posh Pop specializes in cake pops and cupcakes in dozens of flavors including Mint Cookies & Cream and Girl Scout Samoa. 86 Broad St, 732-219-7674, poshpopbakeshop.com


Gluten Free Dynasty (Audubon) One-stop shopping for everything from gluten-free bagels and pretzels to soups, sauces and gluten-free gift baskets. 226 South White Horse Pike, 856-547-4025, glutenfreedynasty.com

Great and Gluten Free (Whitehouse Station) Gluten-free products are sourced from large manufacturers as well as local bakeries. Knowledgeable staff make shopping easy and worry-free. 431 Route 22, 908-534-4433, greatandglutenfree.com


A Mano (Ridgewood) Authentic Neopolitan-style pizza is made in a separate wood-burning oven using gluten-free Caputo flour imported from Naples. 24 Franklin Ave, 201-493-2000, amanopizza.com

The Coal House (Point Pleasant) All pizzas are baked in a coal oven and can be prepared gluten-free. The salad menu is also extensive. 710 Arnold Ave, 732-899-4400, thecoalhouse.com

Trattoria Bolu (Basking Ridge) Organic products from local farms are used whenever possible. All pizzas can be prepared gluten-free. Gluten-free baked ziti also offered. 25 Mountainview Blvd, 908-647-0033, trattbolu.com


Bella Vida Garden Cafe (West Cape May) Family run, Bella Vida offers gluten-free bagels, brownies, tortillas, quesadillas, bread, pancakes, waffles (by request) and cake. 406 Bdwy, 609-884-6332, bellavidacafe.com

China Sea of Absecon (Absecon) Gluten hides in soy and other sauces in Chinese cooking, but not here. Noodles and wontons also available gluten-free. 662 White Horse Pike, 609-569-1995, chinaseaofabsecon.com

Iron Hill Brewery (Maple Shade) Gluten-free versions of over 30 dishes on regular menu­—including seafood, steak and salads, can be paired with gluten-free Redbridge beer. Gluten-free kids’ menu. 124 E. Kings Hwy, 856-273-0300, ironhillbrewery.com

Kind Burger (Fair Haven) After learning their daughter was allergic to gluten, the family added a gluten-free menu. Kind recently won a seal of approval from the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. 609 River Rd, 732-741-5463, kindburgers.com

La Riviera Trattoria (Clifton) Chef Franco Carlino’s daughter Maria, the manager, has celiac. His specialties include artichokes stuffed with gluten-free breadcrumbs. 421-427 Piaget Ave, 973-478-4181, larivieratrattoria.com

Little Shanty (Warren) Burgers on gluten-free buns and other worry-free items go great with Angus & Patty’s Almost Famous gluten-free onion rings. 14 Mt. Bethel Rd, 908-546-7095, littleshantyfries.com

Lucky Bones Backwater Grille (Cape May) From the family that owns Cape May’s upscale Washington Inn, this casual spot offers gluten-free sandwiches, pizza, crab cakes, salad dressings and barbecue sauce, plus gluten-free items for kids. 1200 Rte 109, 609-884-2663; luckybonesgrille.com

Mama’s Restaurant & Café Baci (Hackettstown) Family-owned eatery’s large gluten-free menu ranges from fried zucchini and calamari to ravioli, chicken parmigiana, éclairs and cannoli. 260 Mountain Ave, 908-852-2820; mamascafebaci.com

Nectar Cafe (Glen Rock) Founded last December by Sheryl and Neil Edsall, vegetarians who own a yoga studio, Nectar Cafe has won the hearts of gluten-free adherents as well as vegans with its soups, salads, smoothies and desserts. 175 Rock Rd, 201-857-0825, nectarcafenj.com

Park and Orchard (East Rutherford) In business 35 years, this New American offers vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes. 240 Hackensack St, 201-939-9292; parkandorchard.com

Rudy’s (Garwood) Family-friendly restaurant with gluten-free menu of Italian specialties features generous portions and Nutella hazelnut torta for dessert. 300 South Ave, Garwood, 908-789-3061; rudysitalianrestaurant.com

Toast (Montclair and Asbury Park) Breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner menus offer a range of gluten-free options, including Will’s Firebird pancakes and waffles. 700 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, 973-509-8099, toastmontclair.com; 516 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, 732-776-5900, toastasburypark.com

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  1. Fabienne C

    Wildflour Bakery in Lawrenceville NJ should be on this list. It’s a dedicated 100% gluten free bakery and they serve breakfast and lunch in their cafe (closed mondays). They also have some vegan items. It’s my favorite place to go now!