10 Best Places in Tucson for Gluten-Free Baked Goodies

You don't have to give up eating your favorite foods just because you have a gluten allergy. Tucson restaurants have got you covered.

Gourmet Girls Go Gluten Free is a newcomer to the Tucson foodie scene, and a much-welcome addition for those with dietary restrictions. This charming cafe and bakery dishes out great gluten-free pizza, breakfast dishes, pastas and desserts.

Another great option is Blue Willow, a long-time favorite local cafe for diners seeking charming ambiance and good food that is gracious about special orders. Blue Willow is an excellent spot for breakfast or a weekend brunch.

For a truly unique dining experience, don't miss Got2b Gluten Free. This locally owned restaurant specializes in freshly prepared gluten free baked goods, desserts and lunch menu offerings. 

If you plan to spend time in downtown Tucson, make a stop in at Café a la C'Art, located at the historic Stevens House at the Museum of Art. They serve artisan breakfast, lunch and dinner specials, with a good selection of gluten-free dessert options.


These days, fluten free food products are known o ta slow, steady intake of fiber and healthy carbs, making it easier to stay on track and eat well no matter where you are. 

Delectables Restaurant & Catering
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Delectables, as the name implies, serves up delicious lunches, dinners, and beverages on busy Fourth Avenue. The extensive menu features specialty entrees, burgers, sandwiches and creative salads. Only the highest quality ingredients are used to...  Read More

Recently voted the best pizza in Tucson by Tucson Lifestyle Magazine, Renee's Organic Oven has made a splash in the local scene with its commitment to using only the highest-quality organic ingredients and extensive selection of toppings. The...  Read More

Pionic Pizza is a relative newcomer to the Tucson restaurant scene, but this modern pizzeria is already becoming a local favorite. The fast casual pizza spot delivers artisan-style pizza baked to crispy perfection in as fast as 90 seconds. You...  Read More

North Tucson

Tucked away in an old house, Blue Willow is renowned for its comfortable, home-style cooking and its charming patio. Shaded in the summer and heated in the winter, it's the perfect spot for a fun weekday lunch with friends or a relaxing weekend...  Read More

At Savaya Coffee Market, taste matters. This local coffeehouse chain provides the best hand-selected beans from organic farms from around the world. Explore the flavors of the world with small-batch bean from across the Americas, Africa and...  Read More

This charming downtown cafe, located at the historic Stevens House at the Museum of Art, offers an assortment of breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Fine art hangs on the walls, providing the perfect ambiance for enjoying the down-home...  Read More

"Outstanding vegetarian options" is not just a slogan here--Lovin' Spoonfuls offers an array of delicious, freshly-prepared vegetarian dishes that even die-hard meat-eaters can love. Whether you're an omnivore or vegan, almost everyone will find...  Read More

Gourmet Girls Go Gluten Free is Tucson's premier gluten-free cafe and bakery. This is the perfect place to enjoy pasta, bread, sandwich or a big slice of freshly baked pizza, without fear of allergy-producing food products or ingredients. The...  Read More

Got2b Gluten Free is a small, local eatery and bakery specializing in all things delicious and gluten free. The bakery creates handmade breads, muffins, scones, cookies and other treats fresh daily - all of which are gluten free and made from...  Read More


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