If you have an allergy to gluten, you’re probably used to having to plan out your meals when you’re interested in eating out on the town.
Pittsburgh restaurants have come a long way in meeting the needs of people with a gluten allergy. Now you see many more restaurants than before that offer a gluten-free menu alongside their regular menu. There are even restaurants and bakeries that offer exclusively gluten-free menus! This is great news for people dealing with celiac disease-- it gives them so many more options when looking for a place to eat out. We’ve put together this list of some amazing Pittsburgh restaurants that offer some delectable gluten-free options. Make it a point to stop by and try out some of the items on their gluten-free menu!
All of the restaurants below accept GiftYa personalized gift cards-- why not pick one up for a friend who needs some gluten-free dining options? They’re super easy to get-- just choose a restaurant, pick the amount, and send to your friend! You can even attach a video or an image as well. They’ll definitely appreciate the gift, and you’ll appreciate how easy it was to get.
200 Children’s Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Federal Galley, and its sister restaurant Smallman Galley, is a creative way to showcase up and coming talented Pittsburgh chefs-- who may have not had the opportunity to start their own restaurant yet.
There are always different options to choose from at this place-- including many gluten-free options. The Galley tries to locate chefs who have something unique to offer Pittsburgh-- whether that is food, drinks, pastries, or gluten-free options.
It always pays to check this place out often, as the items and restaurants change frequently.
“Overall, Federal Galley has a lot of new, fresh choices that all looked appetizing as I saw dishes pass by to other diners. Next time I'm in the PGH area I will keep this place in mind!” -Yelp Review
123 6th St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Giovanni’s Pizza has put the taste back into gluten-free pizza. Long gone are the bland, not so delicious gluten-free pizza crusts of years ago. Say hello to amazing gluten free dough that tastes just like the real thing!
Pittsburghers love that this place has really stepped up the gluten-free options-- and finally made a pizza that is worth seeking out. Their pizza is available for delivery and take out, so make sure when you’re craving a gluten-free slice, you stop in to this downtown Pittsburgh staple!
“We were very satisfied with our pizza and we even took the leftovers back with us and finished the pizza while on the road the next day. Even good when it is cold!” -Yelp Review
3810 Butler St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
If you thought there’s no way you can make an entire menu out of hot dogs, you would be wrong! Franktuary manages to do just that, and so much more. This Lawrenceville shop has all kinds of frankfurter options-- you can build your own perfect dog, choose from one of their signature ones, or get a salad or poutine instead.
They also have some amazing gluten-free options, as well as meatless hot dogs for your vegetarian or vegan friends. Their food truck operates all over Pittsburgh as well-- you never know where you might see it!
“Came to Franktuary for a casual meal for the first time today. The menu had a large selection with options for all tastes and dietary restrictions. Although I have none, there were vegan and gluten free options.” -Yelp Review
342 N. Shore Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Burgatory is one of the best places to grab a burger in the city of Pittsburgh. It’s located just across the river from downtown-- on the North Shore. Their gluten-free menu is full of amazing burger options as well-- you can even pick whether to get it with a gluten-free bun or bunless and get some veggies instead!
There are also some delicious sides like quinoa and potato salad available as well. Don’t forget to end your meal with a fantastic gluten-free milkshake or ice cream float!
“Burgatory is awesome! The staff is so helpful and friendly and we didn't even wait that long to be seated or get our food. They have so many options to choose from and their MILKSHAKES are THE BOMB!” -Yelp Review
2339 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
If you’ve got a craving for some delicious steaks and ribs, look no further than the gluten-free menu at the Double Wide Grill. This place in the South Side has always made it a point to make sure all kinds of Pittsburghers feel welcome-- from vegans, vegetarians, carnivores, and those with gluten allergies. They offer all kinds of options for folks who might have a specific diet.
Their brisket, pulled pork, and jerk tacos are some of the best in Pittsburgh-- and can be gluten-free or ordered off their regular menu. Don’t forget to check out their burgers as well! All are jam packed with flavor and served with a gluten-free bun.
“Best vegan food ever! The place was converted from a service/gas station into a trendy restaurant. Cool vibe with covered outdoor seating as well as indoor (obviously).” -Yelp Review
1137 S. Braddock Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
The Square Cafe located in Regent Square is one of the best places to get some gluten-free or vegetarian options. They have always tried to meet the needs of their customers, and continue to offer more and more gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options to their menus.
Long held as an amazing place to get brunch on the weekends, this restaurant also offers some delicious lunch options as well. Make sure you try one of their famous breakfast bowls-- they’re full of healthy gluten-free veggies, beans, eggs, and potatoes!
“The place for breakfast, lunch, brunch, teas, and a crazy awesome menu of delicious food!! From the hashes to the fritadas It's all very very good!!!” -Yelp Review
4908 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Fri 8am-2pm, 5pm-9pm
Sat-Sun 10am-3pm, 5pm-9pm
Gluten Free Goat Cafe and Bakery has one of Pittsburgh’s best selections of all things gluten-free. You can literally order anything off the menu and it’s guaranteed to be free of any gluten.
Whether you’d like a quiche, a burrito bowl, or even some sourdough pancakes-- you can rest easy knowing they’re all made gluten-free. The owner of this Garfield store wanted to bring some more options to the gluten-free market in Pittsburgh. We think she succeeded in doing just that!
“This is a seriously cool place to eat! I am not gluten intolerant or anything but I love to eat gluten free or vegan (or both) if I get the chance! I have tried several things from here now and I would like to make this a cafe I frequent.” -Yelp Review
5202 Butler St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
B52 Cafe is one of those spots where you can easily spend an afternoon in. Not only does it have great gluten-free lunch and dinner options, but it has a fantastic espresso bar as well!
Almost anything on their eclectic menu can be made into a gluten-free meal-- and that includes their Middle Eastern menu options as well!
“The food tho!! I had the red lentil soup which was the best I've had in the city of Pittsburgh so def get that. The falafel sandwich on gluten free bread!!” -Yelp Review
Just because you need gluten free doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice taste! All the restaurants on this list proudly serve many gluten-free options-- and are always adding more to their menus! What is your favorite Pittsburgh gluten-free restaurant? Let us know in the comments!