Whether that’s vegan, vegetarian, nut-free, or gluten-free-- restaurants and coffee shops have really stepped it up.
There are tons of gluten-free options available all over town-- most restaurants now have special gluten-free sections as well. If you’re looking for some gluten-free sweets, look no further than the options on this list. Some of these places are completely gluten-free-- and some have some fantastic gluten-free options in addition to their regular menu. You’ll just have to check them out and see which ones have the best gluten-free yummy desserts!
If you know someone who has a gluten allergy-- but still likes a sweet treat-- pick them up a GiftYa virtual gift card to use at these places! It’s so easy to pick out the vendor, choose your amount, and send a GiftYa gift-- complete with a personalized photo or video from you.
4908 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Fri 8am-2pm, 5pm-9pm
Sat-Sun 10am-3pm, 5pm-9pm
If you have a gluten allergy and you’re looking for a place where you can order anything on the menu-- look no further than Gluten Free Goat Bakery and Cafe in Garfield. This place really has it all, including cakes, cookies, bread, sandwiches, and soups. The owner’s goal is to give Pittsburghers great tasting gluten-free options-- and we think she succeeded!
“Gluten Free Goat was the most exciting food experience I've had in recent memory! As someone with food restrictions, I can't remember the last time I was able to go to a restaurant and literally pick anything from the menu.” -Yelp Review
1923 Murray Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
If you appreciate a good pastry-- and it has to be gluten-free-- consider checking out Gluuteny Bakery. This place is located in the busy Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, and serves up gluten-free, dairy free, and vegan options. They have all kinds of delicious baked goods for you to try-- including their famous apple streusel pie-- so stop in a have a taste!
“A nice gluten free and somewhat vegan bakery right in the heart of squirrel hill. The pastries here are really good!” -Yelp Review
99 Alfred St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
Eden’s Market has been providing a wide array of gluten-free options to the people of Pittsburgh for years. Located in Mt. Lebanon, this place has everything to help you prepare some delicious gluten-free meals. It’s your one stop shop for all things gluten-free.
They also offer prepared gluten-free food and baked goods as well. Make sure to try their delicious gluten-free bread!
“In short, this store is an excellent resource in the South Hills for not just gluten-free foods, but vegan, sugar-free, Paleo, local and other specialty products.” -Yelp Review
Upper St. Clair
100 Sienna Dr., #225
Upper St. Clair, PA 15241
If you’ve got a craving for bundt cakes, stop by Nothing Bundt Cakes for a delicious gluten-free treat. This Upper St. Clair bakery has really filled the void for gluten-free bundt cakes. They have all kinds of flavors for you to try-- as well as some delicious frosting options as well.
You can also pick up bundt cake supplies at their bakery-- so once you learn how to make bundt cakes yourself-- you’ll be making them all the time!
“Says it all in the name, nothing but Bundt cakes they are amazing ! My wife has a sweet tooth and it's always a great stop on my way home from work.” -Yelp Review
7061 Steubenville Pike
Oakdale, PA 15071
The next time you’re in the Oakdale neighborhood, considering stopping at Cafe Chocolade for a sweet, gluten-free dessert. This hidden gem has been offering some delicious gluten-free bakery and cafe items to the people of Pittsburgh for years.
In addition to delicious gluten-free donuts, cookies, cakes, and pies-- they also have a cafe menu as well. There you can order your favorite sandwiches, soups, and quiches-- all amazing and gluten-free!
“A little piece of paradise. I have never found myself at a loss of words when I have so many things to say.” -Yelp Review
3619 California Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
California Coffee Bar prides itself on not only serving some amazing coffee and gluten-free desserts-- but it also is a big part of the Brighton Heights community. The cafe is warm and inviting-- someplace where people want to go to chat and try some amazing gluten-free options.
In addition to coffee and pastries, they also serve smoothies, sandwiches, and yogurts. This is easily some place where you can hang out for a couple of hours and read or get some work done.
“Wow, what a great hidden gem!! Great little spot! I'll come back when I have time to chill!” -Yelp Review
81 Clairton Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Pastries a la Carte is a family owned bakery in Pleasant Hills that offers all kinds of delicious pastries. They staff are always friendly and ready to help you pick out the perfect dessert for any occasion.
In addition to their regular menu, they also have a wide selection of gluten-free cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and pies. One of their most popular items is the gluten-free pumpkin pie-- they have a hard time keeping them on the shelf!
“Quality baked goods, friendly staff, and reasonable pricing. Do not pass up this place thinking they carry the same standard products you find at other bakeries.” -Yelp Review
761 Providence Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Cupcakes are always a fun treat-- there are so many ways you can decorate them! Gigi’s Cupcakes specializes in one thing-- and that’s cupcakes. Located in McCandless, this bakery has a wide variety of cupcake flavors-- including some seasonal options as well.
Their gluten-free items are just as delicious as their regular cupcakes-- and prove to be just as popular! Make sure you try one of Pittsburgh’s favorite flavors-- the gluten friendly triple chocolate torte!
“The cupcakes were delicious and moist. Very happy about my first visit here, certainly will not be my last!” -Yelp Review
130 Gallery Dr.
McMurray, PA 15317
Sunny Bridge Natural Foods and Cafe is a fantastic little store and bakery located in McMurray. They offer gluten-free bakery items, as well as vegan, keto, and sugar-free desserts as well. You can choose from gluten-free muffins, scones, cakes, cookies, pies, as well as cheesecakes.
Makes sure you check out their delicious organic, gluten-free cafe menu as well! They offer only the finest soups, salads, sandwiches, and smoothies-- all made with fresh organic produce.
“Just went there for the first time today! Staff was very helpful and food from cafe was delicious!!” -Yelp Review
The next time you’re looking for some delicious gluten-free options for dessert, consider checking out any of these amazing places. Their menus are always adding new gluten-free treats-- so make sure to stop by often! What’s your favorite gluten-free dessert? Let us know in the comments!