22 Stellar Gluten-Free Restaurants in Chicago, 2017 Edition
Eating out can be a complicated task when faced with dietary restrictions. Although restaurants are becoming more accommodating, those who suffer from celiac disease or gluten sensitivity still often find themselves with limited options. That’s why an increasing number of restaurants are taking diner needs seriously. The following spots offer plenty of choices and go the additional mile in order to provide a stress-free experience. So worry not and check out one of these places for your next gluten-free meal. Listed in alphabetical order.
Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises’ all-day eatery offers an abundance of healthy, gluten-free dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Wake up to spicy chicken tinga and shakshouka or stop in for dinner and order slow-braised short rib and chili-and-chocolate-glazed salmon.
One of Chicago’s favorite tapas bar features dozens of pintxos and small bites to build a satisfying meal. A good number of signature items are gluten-free—such as grilled octopus, rioja-braised short rib, and grilled iberico pork—and guests can also savor a classic seafood paella full of shrimp, monkfish, clams, and green beans.
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
Enjoy a luxurious night out without having to stress over dietary needs. The elegant steakhouse has plenty of gluten-free options such as fresh oysters, the famous stone crab claws, and bone-in filets and rib eyes.
Summer House Santa Monica
Soak in the sun and good vibes at the California-inspired eatery. Drop by in the morning and try gluten-free buttermilk pancakes or stop in for lunch and sample a variety of salads, tacos, and sandwiches. At dinnertime, the menu expands to include sushi and entrees such as wood-grilled king salmon and a quinoa and forbidden black rice bowl.