clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile
Gluten-free options are plentiful at Spiral Diner (if you can deal with the whole vegan thing).
Gluten-free options are plentiful at Spiral Diner (if you can deal with the whole vegan thing).
Photo credit: Garrett Hall/EDFW

12 Places With Great Gluten-Free Options

View as Map
Gluten-free options are plentiful at Spiral Diner (if you can deal with the whole vegan thing).
| Photo credit: Garrett Hall/EDFW

Whether you consider it a fad or a way of life, gluten-free is without a doubt one of the biggest trends in dining right now. While it can certainly be annoying watching your tablemates chow down on pizza and sandwiches while you pick at a salad, there are plenty of places in Dallas to eat well without all the gluten. Here are 12 places with solid gluten-free options, whether you're allergic or just an obsessive low-carber. (Of course, if you have a serious allergy, be sure to inquire about the kitchen situation; some restaurants don't have the ability to keep gluten-free items isolated from things that could contain gluten.)


Read More
Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.
If you buy something or book a reservation from an Eater link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics policy.

Becks Prime

Copy Link
For a reasonably quick lunch on the go, Beck's Prime has some tasty gluten-free options like the Kitchen Sink: a burger patty topped with Swiss cheese and bacon and flanked by sauteed onions, a generous portion of guacamole, lettuce and tomato for a sort of build-your-own salad concoction. (Of course, you can also opt for a big-ass steak with a side of grilled vegetables.)

Campisi's

Copy Link
Little known fact: The legendary Campisi's has gluten-free pizza crust. Add that to the fact that they deliver, and we'll call that one a win for the GF sect.

Company Cafe

Copy Link
When the craving for comfort food strikes, Company Cafe provides with gluten-free versions of chicken-fried steak with gravy, or fried chicken and waffles. There's even GF pancakes, French toast and biscuits (served as a breakfast sandwich or smothered in gravy).

Kozy 2 Day

Copy Link
The restaurant formerly known as Kozy Kitchen has an almost entirely GF menu, with everything from pancakes, French toast and breakfast sandwiches to chicken marsala and buffalo nachos, plus desserts like the OMG Cake (chocolate layer cake with peanut butter mousse). [Photo: Simon R./Foursquare]

Malai Kitchen

Copy Link
In case you're not aware, the menu at Malai is almost entirely gluten-free or can be prepared that way, making it an excellent place to chow down on sweet-and-spicy chicken wings, succulent pork meatballs, duck curry, and noodle dishes without having to ask your server a thousand questions about ingredients.

Max's Wine Dive

Copy Link
Max's is a great place to hit up with friends who don't share your gluten-free enthusiasm; they can chow down on fried chicken and you can opt for the gluten-free version, which is made with GF flour and dried cauliflower fibers (it's not nearly as weird as it sounds, we promise).

Origin Natural Food

Copy Link
Another good option for grab-and-go meals, Origin offers a refrigerated case full of Paleo-influenced entrees that are all completely GF, like "no pasta pasta" (zucchini noodles with sundried tomato pesto) or grass-fed flank steak with mashed cauliflower. There's also GF cereal, muffins, and chocolate chip-bacon cookies.

Royal China

Copy Link
This long-time neighborhood favorite has a small section of its menu dedicated to GF items, including pork meatballs rolled in sweet rice and the mysterious-sounding "Purple Haze," which is actually eggplant in garlic sace stuffed with pork and shiitakes.

Spiral Diner & Bakery

Copy Link
This Oak Cliff spot is much-heralded by the vegan crowd, but did you know they also have a ton of GF options like veggie tacos, an 8-layer burrito, and red coconut curry noodles? The bakery sometimes has gluten-free treats also.
This healthier drive-through option will let you sub a gluten-free tortilla on any of their tasty breakfast burrito options; they also offer gluten-free buns for their grass-fed burgers.

Sundown at Granada

Copy Link
This Lower Greenville spot with the fanastic rooftop patio has a hippie-leaning menu with tons of GF (and/or vegan and GMO-free) options. You can also sub a GF bun on any of the grass-fed burgers, or opt for a gluten-free crust for the flatbread pizzas.

Tu-Lu's Gluten Free Bakery

Copy Link
This incredibly twee bakery is the place to go for gluten-free treats. Everything is entirely GF, from cupcakes and brownies to take-and-bake cookie dough; you can also grab a panini with a side salad for lunch, and they sell bags of gluten-free breadcrumbs and croutons to utilize at home.

Loading comments...

Becks Prime

For a reasonably quick lunch on the go, Beck's Prime has some tasty gluten-free options like the Kitchen Sink: a burger patty topped with Swiss cheese and bacon and flanked by sauteed onions, a generous portion of guacamole, lettuce and tomato for a sort of build-your-own salad concoction. (Of course, you can also opt for a big-ass steak with a side of grilled vegetables.)

Campisi's

Little known fact: The legendary Campisi's has gluten-free pizza crust. Add that to the fact that they deliver, and we'll call that one a win for the GF sect.

Company Cafe

When the craving for comfort food strikes, Company Cafe provides with gluten-free versions of chicken-fried steak with gravy, or fried chicken and waffles. There's even GF pancakes, French toast and biscuits (served as a breakfast sandwich or smothered in gravy).

Kozy 2 Day

The restaurant formerly known as Kozy Kitchen has an almost entirely GF menu, with everything from pancakes, French toast and breakfast sandwiches to chicken marsala and buffalo nachos, plus desserts like the OMG Cake (chocolate layer cake with peanut butter mousse). [Photo: Simon R./Foursquare]

Malai Kitchen

In case you're not aware, the menu at Malai is almost entirely gluten-free or can be prepared that way, making it an excellent place to chow down on sweet-and-spicy chicken wings, succulent pork meatballs, duck curry, and noodle dishes without having to ask your server a thousand questions about ingredients.

Max's Wine Dive

Max's is a great place to hit up with friends who don't share your gluten-free enthusiasm; they can chow down on fried chicken and you can opt for the gluten-free version, which is made with GF flour and dried cauliflower fibers (it's not nearly as weird as it sounds, we promise).

Origin Natural Food

Another good option for grab-and-go meals, Origin offers a refrigerated case full of Paleo-influenced entrees that are all completely GF, like "no pasta pasta" (zucchini noodles with sundried tomato pesto) or grass-fed flank steak with mashed cauliflower. There's also GF cereal, muffins, and chocolate chip-bacon cookies.

Royal China

This long-time neighborhood favorite has a small section of its menu dedicated to GF items, including pork meatballs rolled in sweet rice and the mysterious-sounding "Purple Haze," which is actually eggplant in garlic sace stuffed with pork and shiitakes.

Spiral Diner & Bakery

This Oak Cliff spot is much-heralded by the vegan crowd, but did you know they also have a ton of GF options like veggie tacos, an 8-layer burrito, and red coconut curry noodles? The bakery sometimes has gluten-free treats also.

Start

This healthier drive-through option will let you sub a gluten-free tortilla on any of their tasty breakfast burrito options; they also offer gluten-free buns for their grass-fed burgers.

Sundown at Granada

This Lower Greenville spot with the fanastic rooftop patio has a hippie-leaning menu with tons of GF (and/or vegan and GMO-free) options. You can also sub a GF bun on any of the grass-fed burgers, or opt for a gluten-free crust for the flatbread pizzas.

Tu-Lu's Gluten Free Bakery

This incredibly twee bakery is the place to go for gluten-free treats. Everything is entirely GF, from cupcakes and brownies to take-and-bake cookie dough; you can also grab a panini with a side salad for lunch, and they sell bags of gluten-free breadcrumbs and croutons to utilize at home.

Related Maps