Gluten-Free Friendly Restaurants in Chicago
At Lettuce Entertain You, we aim to make finding gluten-free friendly restaurants a lot easier. Many of our restaurants have dedicated gluten-free menus for guests looking for options and alternatives. Here are our Chicago restaurants that offer a gluten-free friendly experience. Click here to see our favorite gluten-free dishes!
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Aba has a dedicated gluten-free menu. Start with gluten-free crackers with your favorite hummus’ and spreads like the Avocado & Fava Bean, Lamb Ragu or Crispy Short Rib. Select from the raw, humble cut and prime cut sections of the menu and enjoy favorites including Kanpachi, Hamachi, Skirt Steak Shawarma and more. Aba has gluten-free desserts like the Halva with Medjool dates and candied nuts.
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Located in Oakbrook Mall, Antico Posto offers gluten-free pasta selections prepared with choices like Bolognese, Shrimp, and Pomodoro. Complete the meal with antipasti like Brick Oven Prosciutto or Caprese Salad and a glass of wine.
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Beatrix – River North, Streeterville, Fulton Market, Oak Brook
CONTACT: River North: 312-284-1377 | Fulton Market: 312-733-0370 | Streeterville: 312-642-0001 | Oak Brook: 630-491-1415
Beatrix’s in-house bakery features a a rotating variety of gluten-free items including Emmy’s Cream Cheese Coffee Cake (named after Shameless star and fan of Beatrix, Emmy Rossum) Triple Chocolate Cookie, Tall, Dark and Handsome Chocolate Cake, Raspberry Coconut Macaroon, and the Joy Cookie.
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Beatrix Market – DePaul Loop, Fulton Market, Loop, Streeterville
CONTACT: DePaul Loop: 312-583-0598 | Fulton Market: 312-733-0370 | Loop: 312-629-0025 | Streeterville: 312-642-0001
Build-your-own salad or enjoy chef-prepared salads, such as the Superfood Salad, Cauliflower Salad, Grain Bowls and more. Enjoy gluten-free pastries, including the Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookie, Emmy’s Gluten Free Cream Cheese Coffee Cake or Coconut Macaroons.
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Big Bowl – Chicago, Lincolnshire, Schaumburg
CONTACT: Chicago: 312-951-1888 | Lincolnshire: 847-808-8880 | Schaumburg: 847-517-8881
From summer rolls and lettuce wraps to Kung Pao Chicken and Pad Thai, Big Bowl’s gluten-free guests have a wide variety to choose from. They also offer several gluten-free sauces to enjoy at the stir-fry bar.
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Bub City – Chicago & Rosemont
CONTACT: Chicago: 312-610-4200 | Rosemont: 847-261-0399
Dig in several gluten-free options at Bub City in River North and Rosemont like the Double-Barrel Burger and BBQ Sandwich served on gluten-free buns, the 18-hour Natural Brisket, Chicago-Style Ribs and much more.
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Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! has an array of tapas and paella that can be prepared gluten-free. Enjoy tapas like the signature Brussels Sprout Salad, Garlic Potato Salad and Rioja-Braised Short Rib and choose from four kinds of paella: Natural Chicken, Confit Pork Shoulder, Seafood and Farmers Market Vegetable.
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Di Pescara offers gluten-free diners fresh Broiled Whitefish or Salmon, Alaskan King Crab, or familiar favorites like Chopped Steak, peppers and onions. For more casual fare, sandwiches can be served on house-made, gluten-free buns.
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Start your meal by dipping gluten-free crackers into spreads including the Spicy Hummus, Toasted Almond & Garlic and Avocado & Sweet Pea. With the full menu being nearly all gluten-free friendly, guest can enjoy most signature dishes like Baked Halloumi, Black Lime Shrimp, Grilled Pork Belly, Chicken Kefta Kebab and more.
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The chef team at Foodlife has also created an extensive gluten-free menu for each of the 14 kitchen including tacos and burgers to using gluten-free sauces for stir-fry.
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Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
Enjoy a plethora of options gluten-free including Grilled Mahi-Mahi Tacos, Herb-Roasted Chicken, Double-Cut Colorado Lamb Chops, a host of steaks and seafood, and of course, the gluten-free Brownie Sundae.
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Choose from endless gluten-free menu items at L.Woods available for lunch and dinner ranging from Chicken and Ribs to BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches.
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Enjoy a Bacon Cheeseburger, Classic Old Fashioned or Chicago Double, gluten-free at M Burger. Order your sandwich “salad style” and get it wrapped up in fresh, crisp lettuce.
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Mity Nice Bar & Grill
Mity Nice Bar & Grill has a gluten-free comfort food menu. Don’t miss the Gluten-free Cheese Popovers that are served on the house at the beginning of every meal.
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Mon Ami Gabi – Chicago & Oak Brook
CONTACT: Chicago: 773-348-8886 | Oak Brook: 630-472-1900
Mon Ami Gabi offers gluten-free dishes like the Onion Soup Au Gratin with gluten-free croutons, Duck Confit or Shrimp Cocktail before moving on to the main event: Filet Mignon with shallow-fry frites, Trout Almondine and Chicken Grand-Mère with bacon and pommes purée. All gluten-free items include warm gluten-free bread with sweet cream butter and a complimentary amuse of Gabi’s olives with roasted garlic, orange and herbs.
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Start with gluten-free tapas at Nacional 27 like Ahi Tuna and Watermelon Ceviche, Shrimp Adobado Skewers and Tomato Gazpacho with avocado and pico de gallo. Gluten-free diners can enjoy the Latin steak selection or seafood entrees like Grilled Salmon with salsa verde, coconut rice, tomatillo pippin or Grilled Shrimp and Salmon Guacho.
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Osteria Via Stato
Osteria Via Stato’s brunch, lunch and dinner menus boast an array of gluten-free options; pasta, seasonal risotto, grilled octopus, caprese, roasted beets, Pan-Roasted Scallops, Slagel Farms’ Dry-Aged Filet mignon and more.
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Quality Crab & Oyster Bah
Quality Crab & Oyster Bah gluten-free items include a variety of fresh seafood items like the Poke Poke, Shrimp Cocktail and oysters! Enjoy gluten-free entree options like the Traditional French Mussels or Simply Seafood Lettuce Wrap with fresh hand-cracked main lobster, Alaskan king crab, jumbo shrimp, mayo, and celery.
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RPM Italian – Chicago
RPM Italian serves housemade gluten-free fettuccine in several dishes including Spicy King Crab with Fresno Chili and Lemon, Short Rib Bolognese with Pecorino and Rosemary and signature Mama DePandi’s Pomodoro with Genovese Basil. There are several antipasti, salads, seafood, steaks and chops to choose from as well that are all made without gluten.
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RPM Steak’s steaks and chops are naturally gluten-free, but you can also enjoy signature dishes including the RPM Caesar Salad with Anchovy, Deviled Egg & Parmesan or Charcoal Roasted Chicken with Pommes Puree and Black Truffle Jus.
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Shaw’s Crab House – Chicago and Schaumburg
CONTACT: Chicago: 312-527-2722; Schaumburg: 847-517-2722
Gluten-free diners will find a selection of menu items for both lunch, brunch, and dinner such as oysters on the half-shell, poke bowls, Steamed Alaskan Red King Crab Legs, Surf & Turf and more.
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Stella Barra Pizzeria
Stella Barra Pizzeria’s gluten-free pizza dough is made by hand daily so that everyone can enjoy their artisan pizzas. From the popular Organic Sausage & Shaved Fennel Pizza to seasonal specialties like Butternut Squash Pizza with candied bacon, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. All pizzas can be made on a gluten-free crust. Gluten-free dough is prepared in an area that contains flour.
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Summer House Santa Monica
Summer House Santa Monica boasts extensive gluten-free menus for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Try starters like the Ahi Tuna & Watermelon Tostadas and Caramelized Brussels Sprouts,salads, sandwiches on gluten-free bread, taco platters with corn tortillas and more. Summer House Santa Monica has gluten-free pancakes and Hashbrown Eggs Benedict on Saturdays and Sundays for brunch. Stop by the Market counter for gluten-free muffins and cookies.
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Tallboy Taco offers an array of gluten-free dishes including ten creative tacos, fresh salads like Spinach & Avocado or Kale Caesar and hearty options like Latin Skirt Steak with salsa cruda and Grilled Salmon with coconut rice and green salsa.
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Tokio Asian Fusion
Gluten-free dishes are easy to find on the restaurant’s clearly marked menu as all gluten-free items appear in red. Items include Filet Mignon Japanese Hot Rock Appetizer, Edamame Bowl, Bang Bang Calamari and a variety of made-to-order maki rolls. The cocktail menu also has a variety of gluten-free cocktails from the Sake Sangria to the Mandarin Blossom. You’ll even be able to find gluten-free beers on draft!
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Wildfire – Chicago, Oak Brook, Lincolnshire, Schaumburg, Glenview
CONTACT: Chicago: 312-787-9000| Oak Brook: 630-586-9000| Lincolnshire: 847-279-7900| Schaumburg: 847-995-0100 | Glenview: 847-657-6363
Wildfire offers an extensive gluten-free menu, including housemade gluten-free bread and pizza dough. Gluten-free diners can enjoy everything from French Onion Soup and Baked Goat cheese with flatbread to start, an assortment of salads, steaks, baby back ribs, seafood and finish your meal with flourless chocolate cake.
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