While it can be challenging to find good gluten-free options for dining out, Newport & Bristol counties have no shortage of choices for you. Look no further than our guide to the best gluten-free eats around. Each of these spots has either a gluten-free menu or select dishes; the only trouble you’ll have is deciding on which of these amazing restaurants to go to. From nachos to pasta and even beer, you’ll be sure to find something you love at one of our favorite spots.
22 Bowen's offers a gluten-free lunch and dinner menu complete with endless options, from an array of sandwiches (including lobster roll!) to raw bar offerings and specialty appetizers.
Brick Alley Pub
Brick Alley Pub has an entirely-gluten free menu featuring items that are naturally gluten-free or can be prepared gluten-free. Note: the garlic smashed potatoes will change your life for the better.
Diego's, located in the heart of Bowen's Wharf in downtown Newport, offers a gluten-free menu complete with all your Mexican favorites like their original nachos, enchiladas, the perfect rice bowl and more.
The Fifth Element
The menu at Fifth Element denotes a wide range of items that can be prepared gluten-free, from pizza and burgers to seafood and salads.
Everything on Fluke Newport's menu that contains gluten is clearly marked with a little G. We counted them up and found there's less than ten. We call that gluten-free friendly.
Jo's American Bistro
Jo's menu labels items that are gluten free or that can be prepared with gluten free products. Note: the seared scallops get us every time.
The Mooring Seafood Kitchen & Bar
Renowned for their seafood options, The Mooring offers a gluten-free menu starting with appetizers all the way down to dessert.
O'Brien's menu features a hearty gluten-free section including pizza - sign us up.
The Red Parrot
The Red Parrot offers an array of gluten-free options for their sandwich rolls, pizza crust, pasta dishes, and even a decadent chocolate torte. We’ll take one of each!
Pasta lovers, rejoice. In addition to denoting gluten-free items on their menu, Sardella's offers gluten-free pasta to satisfy all of your Italian cravings.
The Wharf Pub
The Wharf Pub, the sister restaurant of Diego's, offers a separate gluten-free menu PLUS gluten-free beer and cider.
Don’t miss out on your weekend brunch plans; Corner Café has clearly noted gluten-free options for your toast, breakfast burritos, wraps, and quesadillas. Yes, please!
Agave's menu offers and array of clearly marked gluten-free items, from a mixed seafood paella to their chili and honey glazed salmon.
Try any of Beehive Café’s signature sandwiches with their homemade gluten- free flaxseed bread. Menu highlights include their black bean burger, smoked salmon BLT, and the butternut squash sandwich.
Blue Kangaroo Cafe
The Blue Kangaroo serves up cafe favorites including breakfast and sandwiches, smoothies and baked goods with gluten-free bread and pastry options available.
Thai food just got even better with the entirely gluten-free menu at Tong D complete with paid thai, fried shrimp and more.
Mangia Neapolitan Pizzeria
All your pizza dreams come true at Mangia Neapolitan Pizzeria where each pizza can be made gluten-free - because no one should ever be deprived of pizza.
Steve's Famous Pizza
Your gluten-free pizza experience continues in Portsmouth at Steve's Famous Pizza with entire gluten-free pizza menu (and wraps, too!)
Slice of Heaven
Boston Creme pies, scones and cafe sandwiches make Slice of Heaven an absolute must-stop.
...Did we mention the Boston Creme pies? Oh, we did? Just making sure.
Ask for their entirely gluten-free menu and eat your seafood-lovin' heart out at Anthony's Seafood. Note: it includes their famous lobster roll.
Brix Restaurant at Newport Vineyards
Set inside the most charming of vineyards, Brix Restaurant clearly marks their gluten-free offerings. The suggested wine pairings are an added bonus.
Tickets Bar & Grille
Located right next to Easton’s Beach, Tickets indicates which menu items are gluten free, including their seared salmon, mahi-mahi, and penne pasta dishes.
Blount Clam Shack
The award winning clam shack in Warren serves classic New England sea fare favorites like a giant lobster roll made with 1/2 pound lobster chunks and three different types of chowder. Gluten friendly options available.
Eli's lunch and dinner menu carefully marks gluten-free options, with items ranging from their small plates to sandwiches (moment of appreciation for gluten-free bread!) to large plates.
Sakonnet River Grille
Ask for a gluten-free roll when ordering one of Sakonnet River Grille's gourmet burgers, as clearly marked on their menu.
Boat House in Tiverton offers a lengthy gluten-free menu including appetizers, sandwiches, entrees, and dessert.
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