10 Great Spots for Gluten-Free Baked Goods in Tucson

Tucson is home to a thriving food scene, including plenty of dining options for folks with dietary restrictions. 

Gourmet Girls Go Gluten Free is a charming cafe and bakery serving gluten-free pizza, breakfast dishes, pastas and desserts.

Another good option is Blue Willow, a long-time favorite local cafe that's gracious about special orders. Blue Willow is a popular spot for breakfast or a weekend brunch, and they offer a "special diet" menu that's sensitive to gluten-free and vegan diets. The menu is also replete with local and organic items. 

For a 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.



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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



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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



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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 gluten free. The family-owned 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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