Fort Lauderdale's Best Restaurants Offer Delicious Gluten-Free Dishes

Health-conscious people have found the benefits of a gluten-free diet. Foods that are completely free of ingredients derived from wheat, barley, rye, malts and triticale are known to assist in dieting and aiding in eliminating various allergies. Fortunately the word is out and restaurants have climbed on the bandwagon and now offer satisfying and delightful gluten-free menu items that attract those who return again and again. With Fort Lauderdale being the popular vacation destination that attracts millions of visitors annually, local restaurants have called upon their talented chefs to offer menu items that are gluten-free and that uphold the standard of tasty and satisfying. It comes as no surprise that Market 17 has attracted those who order gluten-free and who enjoy their organic delights as well as the very popular Sublime. Other popular restaurants that have a clear following of locals and visitors who seek them out will be happy that their palate has been considered. Such eateries as J Marks Restaurant and Bar, The Chimney House Bar and Café offer such items along with regular favorites. And don't forget that should you enjoy Asian food, Coco Asian Bistro and Bar and he very popular P.F. Chang 's is ready to serve. Pizza lover? Don't fret. Pizza Fusion has been a popular stop for pizza lovers. So vacation does not have to mean eliminating a sensitive diet or option. Fort Lauderdale knows how to welcome all visitors and for those who prefer to eat gluten-free dishes. Bon Appetite!

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Whole Foods
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For those who desire to eat healthy organic and gluten-free food, the real Granddaddy of all stores and eateries is Whole Foods, and Broward County is lucky enough to have three locations Fort Lauderdale, Plantation and Coral Springs. This...  Read More



With a focus on healthy and satisfying dishes, this fine-dining restaurant is the perfect choice for those who want the best quality along with impeccable service. The menu here is seasonally-inspired and represents a unique blend of art and...  Read More

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Pizza Fusion
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Gluten free does not have to mean pizza free. Everyone loves pizza but this Italian delight is often frowned upon by those watching their diet due to the carbs and the calories. But there is an alternative, which sets a standard in healthy,...  Read More

Photo courtesy of Sublime


Sublime has become one of Fort Lauderdale's favorite restaurants for health-conscious diners. This delightful eatery is an innovative concept in vegetarian dining with its cholesterol-free menu, but has been known to satisfy even the most ardent...  Read More

Casa D'Angelo
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Casa D'Angelo is a traditional Italian restaurant and serves classic dishes served in a formal and elegant setting. Locals rave of this place and it is a good place for toasting the important moments in life. Chef Angelo Elia created the...  Read More

P.F. Chang's China Bistro
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Should you find yourself on a shopping trip at the glitzy Galleria or the incredible Sawgrass Mills, consider stopping at the always-popular P.F. Chang's China Bistro for a lunch or dinner to remember. Along with their legendary menu items that...  Read More



Located near Port Everglades on the popular 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale is the Coco Asian Bistro and Bar. This elegant, upscale restaurant is a draw to locals and the many visitors that visit annually. Asian food lovers savor striking flavors...  Read More

The Chimney House - Grill & Cafe
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The Chimney House Grill & Café, a Latin-American Spanish grill at the corner of West Las Olas and SW 7th Avenue in the historic Sailboat Bend. Situated in a charming older house built in the early part of the last century, this welcoming...  Read More



Whether your lunch or dinner is for business or pleasure, or perhaps both, J. Mark's is just the place, and an excellent choice for those seeking gluten-free menu options. With two popular locations, one on Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale and...  Read More


Meet Dale Mack

Dale Mack has been involved in Fort Lauderdale tourism and promotions for over twenty years. Working for Travelhost Magazine in Dallas, Texas, he was especially drawn to the edition...  More About Dale