Enjoy Gluten-Free Food at These Atlanta Restaurants



Be it a gluten allergy, a prognosis of Celiac disease or Crohn’s disease, or simply a personal dietary decision, following a gluten-free diet and eating out in Atlanta need not be mutually exclusive. This food-rich city with its ever-changing restaurant lineup is attuned not only to forward-thinking cooking techniques and ingredients, but also tends to be mindful to diners with a limited range of food options–this extends to people with food allergies, vegetarians, vegans and others adhering to dietary restrictions.

Though there are chefs that will scoff at the idea of altering their menus to accommodate specific dietary requirements, more and more local restaurants have either added on gluten-specific menu items or are willing to adapt an entree or two accordingly. This inclusive dining environment extends not just to high-end restaurants and restaurant chains, but to smaller lunch spots and even bakeries in neighborhoods all over the city.

A sensitivity to gluten, then, needn’t limit your exposure to Atlanta's restaurant scene. In fact, it can be a jumping off point for discovering new restaurants and sampling some delicious, thoughtfully prepared dishes by some of the city’s best chefs. Here, we’ve gathered a few restaurants with gluten-free options on their menus.


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Old Fourth Ward


Asian-inspired entrees and mindful adherence to high-quality ingredients separates Chow Bing from other quick, contemporary Chinese eateries. Located at the Pencil Factory Lofts near downtown Atlanta, menu items are reasonably priced and boast...  Read More


Wisteria


Nestled along lush North Highland in Atlanta's historic Inman Park, Wisteria is a charming resto for grabbing an intimate dinner of ingredient-driven fare. Situated within a historic building, there's an abundance of rich dark woods and exposed...  Read More


Revolution Doughnuts
Photo courtesy of Revolution Doughnuts


Pick a flavor, any flavor. There's a good chance they craft it in fluffy doughnut form at Decatur's Revolution Doughnuts. Tucked off the main drag in between Oakhurst and Kirkwood, this local confectionary powerhouse makes all doughs, glazes and...  Read More




What are you? A fan of chicken? If you're looking at a menu at Chick-a-Biddy, the answer's most likely yes. This poultry-centered restaurant makes for an easy-going dining experience ideal for a quick lunch, brunch or mid-week dinner. Go for...  Read More


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Decatur
Chai Pani
Photo courtesy of Chai Pani


Indian street food drives the menu at Chai Pani, a casual Decatur restaurant serving lunch and dinner. Menu items are meant to be shared and welcome a breadth of textures, flavors and rich spices through dishes that are hand-held, eaten with a...  Read More




Lodged within tony Phipps Plaza, Davio's Northern Italian steakhouse has been a popular upscale dining spot for years, and consistently puts out divine plates of thoughtfully prepared food. Notable for its flavorful pastas and steaks, the...  Read More


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Buckhead


Burgers and gluten aren't always bedfellows, as emphasized by this local farm-fed beef burger joint. Housed within a space with rustic, industrial-chic stylings (the restaurant has locations in Decatur, Dunwoody, Buckhead and Asheville, N.C.),...  Read More




Making its home in a converted gas station, Decatur's neighborhood hang-out is famous for its wide-ranging (and absolutely delicious) cocktail offerings, its spacious outdoor patio, its bocce ball court, its in-house charcuterie and its hand-cut...  Read More


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Meet Kelly Skinner

Kelly Skinner comes to Atlanta by way of sunny coastal city, Pensacola, FL. A lover of all things food, music and travel, Skinner found her perfect match in Atlanta in the food-centric hub of...  More About Kelly

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