30 gluten-free restaurants in Asheville

Photo by Posana Restaurant

Last month we asked y’all, our audience of local experts, to share your recommendations for gluten-free grub in Asheville. From pizza and pastries to BBQ, beer, and beyond, here’s what you said:

💯 Fully gluten-free: 

  • BimBeriBon, 697 Haywood Rd. 100% gluten free restaurant, delicious and unique food offerings including vegan options, and the most wonderful people sharing their joy through food.” — Charlotte M.
  • Eat More Bakery, 547 Elk Park Dr. “Beyond a doubt, the very best gluten-free breads, scones, cakes, and cookies come from Eat More Bakery. Their focaccia bread is better than any gluten filled options.” — Kris W.
  • Posana Restaurant, 1 Biltmore Ave. Best overall and high-end with a 100% gluten-free and celiac friendly kitchen.” — Matthew F. 

🍝 Great with gluten-free options and substitutions

  • 12 Bones Smokehouse, Various locations “All their meats and rubs are GF.” — Kim B.
  • All Day Darling, 102 Montford Ave.Lots of GF options.” — Megan G.
  • Another Broken Egg Cafe,  27 Schenck Pkwy. “They have pancakes! And they don’t taste grainy and gross!”— Maggie R.
  • Baby Bull, 1 Roberts St. “Offers GF buns for burgers and will also do lettuce wraps for certain items.” — Suzanne B.
  • Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ, 135 Coxe Ave. “All the meats, rubs, and sauces are gluten free, and they offer Impossible meatloaf and tempeh, both of which are vegan and gluten free. You can even get smoked portobellos as a great substitute for a bun.” — Ashley B.
  • Biscuit Head, Various locations. GF biscuits make this Southern girl SO happy.– Mae C.
  • Blue Dream Curry, 81 Patton Ave. “Their Panang and green curries are incredible” – Alex M.
  • Chestnut, 48 Biltmore Ave. Creative American eats.
  • Copper Crown, 1011 Tunnel Rd. This East Asheville spot offers contemporary New Orleans-inspired Southern plates.
  • Cucina 24, 24 Wall St. “I am not only gluten free, but grain free, and the folks there really took care of me.” — Anne T.
  • Dobra Tea, Various locations. Eastern tea room with multiple GF options.
  • El Gallo Asheville, 48 College St. “GF Yuca and tacos.” — Lauren T.
  • Farm Burger, Various locations. “Who knew the best burger joint in town also has GF buns?– Elizabeth R.
  • Gan Shan West, 285 Haywood Rd.I love the vegetarian rice bowl with tofu and I request it to be GF.” — Cheryl O.
  • Green Sage Cafe, Various locations. Nutritious food, made + served fast.
  • Mamacita’s Taco Temple, 132 Charlotte St. “All tacos are available on corn tortillas and all the fillings are gluten free.” — Karen H.
  • Nine Mile, Various locations. “They offer rice, gluten-free pasta, and zucchini pasta.” – Alex M.
  • Plant, 165 Merrimon Ave. “So many GF choices, the name says it all.” — Scott B.
  • Rhubarb, 7 SW, N. Pack Sq. “Safe to eat at with celiac disease.” — Megan G.
  • Sovereign Remedies, 29 N. Market St. Global-inspired options.
  • Strada Italiano, 27 Broadway St. Strada has a full Italian menu with more gluten free options than any Italian restaurant I’ve ever been to.” – Alex M.
  • Table Asheville, 18 N Lexington Ave.Seasonal, New American with a daily changing menu. 
  • The Cantina at Biltmore Village, 10 Brook St.Mexican favorites with many gluten-free choices.
  • The Admiral,  400 Haywood Rd. Inventive American cuisine.
  • Tupelo Honey, Various locations. Gluten-free sandwich breads are available.
  • Well Bred Cafe, Various locations. “My favorite GF brunch, lunch or afternoon snack is the crustless spinach quiche at Well Bred Cafe. To create a meal, I add a side of kale salad, a chai latte, and a GF cookie!”  — Cheryl O.
  • Wild Ginger Noodle Bar, 1950 Hendersonville Rd. Vietnamese and Asian cuisine with many GF options. 

🍕 Gluten-free pizza + pasta

  • All Souls Pizza, 175 Clingman Ave. “Polenta crust, yum!” — Scott B.
  • Blaze Pizza, Various locations. “They use a cauliflower crust!!” — Rosie M. 
  • Grata Pizzeria, 1042 Haywood Rd. Gluten-free pie options at this spot located inside West Asheville’s UpCountry Brewing.
  • My Father’s Pizza, 110 Cherry St., Black Mountain “GF pizza that doesn’t suck and amazing garlic bread.” — Caitlin N.
  • Pomodoros Greek & Italian Cafe, 1070 Tunnel Rd.“GREAT gluten-free pasta and pizza.” — Georgeanne S.
  • Twisted Laurel, Various locations. “Amazing gluten-free pasta.” — Robin M. 

🍰 Dessert + Drinks

  • Baked Pie Company, Various locations. “The key lime pie is gluten free and to die for!” — Yvette F.
  • Ginger’s Revenge, 829 Riverside Dr. Ste. 100 “Ginger’s Revenge for gluten-free, incredibly great tasting ginger beer!” — Newman C.
  • Old Europe Pastries, 13 Broadway St. “To-die-for desserts, many of which are GF and you would NEVER know it – the tiramisu is a stand out!” — Karen H.
  • Zillacoah Brewery, 870 Riverside Dr. “Try the Botanist & Barrel “Pinkies Up” at Zillicoah. The best gluten-free cider I’ve ever had in AVL.” — Annette D.